What does the term spring has sprung mean? It means the end of winter, and things start growing like grass, flowers, and new life.
After what may seem like a long and tedious time, we can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel, and spring has come at the same time. It’s one of the most beautiful times of the year, but it can be far too easy to let spring slip away from you.
There are many things that happen around spring such as taxes, and the end of the school term, so it’s not surprising that you can blink and it’s gone. Stopping and smelling the flowers that have started to grow again is usually something that is last on the list.
12 Ways To Celebrate Spring has Sprung:
1. Sort Through Your Wardrobe
One of the first things you should do is sort through your wardrobe, especially this spring. Through lockdowns, many people have seen changes in their bodies so it is definitely time to get rid of the old and bring in the new. It can be incredibly uplifting to sort through the pieces that are no longer fit or are in fashion when the season is transitioning. So, before you pack away your winter jumpers think back and ask yourself if you wore each one the winter. You could also ort through your spring/summer clothes as you get them out of the wardrobe, and have a look at things like washable masks that are personal to you.
2. Start A New Journal
There is something about spring that makes you feel like starting a new chapter. Think about buying a new journal or notebook as this is the perfect time of year to start writing about all your plans, your achievements, and everything inspiring. Each day that you journal, make sure you remember what you are thankful for, and write about what you like about yourself.
3. Get Planting And Bring The Outside In
Whether you live in a small apartment or the countryside, flowers and plants can easily transform your home and make it feel welcoming. Spring is one of the most colorful times of the year when it comes to flowers so make the most of it. Look at planting some new plants in your garden, get some house plants, and treat your home to a bunch of flowers every now and again. You will be surprised how much it helps to brighten up your home.
4. Go For A Short Walk Every Day
Now that the weather is really starting to brighten up, make sure you spend some decent time outdoors. If you have the chance, take a short walk on your lunch break, take a stroll outside when you get the opportunity, even if it’s just walking to the shop rather than using the car.
5. Make Sure You Enjoy Nature
Some of the most beautiful things about spring are the flowering trees, new life, and flowers blooming. So make sure you make the most of it and spend some time in nature. Try visiting a botanical garden or nature reserve to admire the beauty that spring has to offer.
6. Have A Picnic In The Park
Another brilliant way to enjoy the warming temperatures is to pack up a picnic basket and have a few meals outside. Spread out a blanket or quilt and enjoy a sunny picnic in your favorite park.
7. Go On A Spring Trip
Spring trips are a brilliant way to shake off the last cobwebs from winter. Although many of us can’t go on any trips abroad this year, we can still plan some days out nearer to home. As daily life and the freedom to explore becomes more available, it’s a great time to get out and about.
8. Make The Most Of The Seasonal Fruits And Vegetables
Why not visit a farmers market and try some of the fantastic seasonal fruits and veggies. There is nothing that quite screams springtime other than enjoying them at the peak of this season.
9. Get Your Windows Open
After many months cooped up indoors, it will feel amazing to clear your home out with tonnes of fresh air. Spend some time enjoying the crisp spring breeze and ventilate your home. Even if you usually dry your clothes in a dryer, think about airing your laundry outside. You are guaranteed to have a super fresh smell that lasts.
10. Go On A Bike Ride
There is just something about riding your bike on a warm day with a nice cool breeze. If you don’t have your own bike you could try renting bikes for the afternoon and taking a cycle around your hometown or just your neighborhood.
11. Go Shopping For New Clothes
When it comes to fashion there is only usually two seasons that are important spring and fall, and they are the two season that people often use to update their wardrobes. Although summer and winter shouldn’t be forgotten about, they are easy seasons to add in a few items such as a coat or swimwear. Spring, on the other hand, is a transitional month and one of the ones with the greatest clothing selections. Now that we are going to be able to shop in stores why not choose a day to go shopping and treat yourself to some new clothes.
Spring is an inspiring season and provides you with an air of renewal, which gives you the perfect time to revamp your home. Think ing about redecorating with a new colour or rearranging your furniture. You can make your home feel completely new and refreshed with just a lick of paint and a change of colour. Think about adding a feature room to your master bedroom or family room or tone down your space by using white walls and adding colour with accessories such as curtains, cushions, and throws.
This list should give you some great ideas for how to make the most of spring, it’s one of the most beautiful times of the year so make sure you get out there and enjoy it. Do you have any other ideas that should be added to the list? Please ass them to the comments below.
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