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Did you know? Decorating eggs for Easter and other springtime holidays/rituals has been a tradition for over 60,000 years!

Decorating eggs for Easter and other springtime holidays/rituals has been a tradition for over 60,000 years! Decorated, engraved ostrich eggs were found in Africa dating to approximately 60,000 years ago. Before the royal dynasties in Egypt and the early cultures of Mesopotamia , eggs were associated with death and rebirth, as well as with kingship, using decorated ostrich eggs. Representations of ostrich eggs,… more

Did you know? Cadbury was the first company to market chocolates for Valentine’s Day

Cadbury, one of the world’s most famous chocolate companies, was the first company to market chocolates for Valentine’s Day. In 1861, the company created Fancy Boxes, a decorated box of chocolates. In 1868 they were sold in boxes in the shape of a heart for Valentine’s Day. Boxes of filled chocolates quickly became associated with the holiday. Valentine’s Day… more

InventionHome sponsors popular “Inventors Corner” at the upcoming Housewares Show

InventionHome is pleased to extend its partnership for the 8th consecutive year with the International Home + Housewares Show, the largest housewares-only fair in the world, with over 62,000 home goods professionals in attendance. The 2018 International Home + Housewares Show will take place March 10-13 in Chicago, IL.  The 4-day event will feature educational sessions and networking… more