Not many people think of April Fools’ Day as a hotbed of romance. On the other hand, some people (like me) find humor sexy, which makes April Fools’ Day a spectacular celebration. :-)
I tried to find some funny-but-friendly April Fools’ Day pranks that you could play on your someone special without too much cost and (hopefully) using items you already have at home.
Brown-e Bedlam: Tell your sweetie that you’ve fixed a pan of brownies for dessert. Get a cake pan (or whatever you normally fix brownies in), and fill it up with cutouts of the letter “E” made from brown construction paper or white paper colored with a brown marker. You’ll want your pan to be covered with foil, and you might want to weigh it down with a small bag of rice or something to make it more convincing – especially if you send your honey to go get the pan.
Post-It Prank: I’m sure you’ve heard of taking post-it notes and covering someone’s entire car with them. I love that idea, but I don’t have that many post-it notes at home. Nor do I have the time it would take. Instead, you can find something smaller that your significant other uses on a daily basis, and go to town on it. Favorite chair, coffee (or tea) cup, or the bathroom shower curtain. Go for it!
Drawer Double-Take: Most couples share a dresser. If that’s the case for you, you can switch the drawers out. Either completely change out the drawers, or just change the items in the drawers so that your items are in your hubby’s drawers, and his items are in yours. It might not be laugh-out-loud funny, but it’ll definitely have him scratching his head.
Silly Soap: If your significant other uses bar soap (instead of shower gel), you can paint the bar of soap with clear nail polish. Just make sure to get a good, thick coat on there.
Candy Craze: For the record, this one would drive me crazy. Mix Skittles, M&Ms, and Reese’s Pieces together in a candy dish and act like everything’s perfectly normal.
Phone Folly: If you can access your sweetie’s phone, change the ring tone. Go for the barking dog on full blast, a clip from “I’m Too Sexy,” or something that is funny to just you and your love. (A lady at the library once had to stop my husband to tell him his jacket pocket was crowing like a rooster. He…uh…hadn’t realized I’d changed his ring tone and that he was the one making the racket in the quiet reading section.)
What about you? Do you have any favorite pranks? Or something cute and fun that you do for your special someone to make him smile? Share in the comments!