Spring Into Spring

IMG_5414.JPGI know the calendar says spring begins on March 20th, but when my clock springs forward, my brain says it’s spring. Time to put away coats, gloves and boots. Time to prepare for extra daylight after work. Time to create a spring checklist.

40 Things to do this Spring:

Fly a kite

Picnic in a park

Buy a new bathing suit

Walk barefoot

Lie in a hammock

Enjoy time on the porch

Watch a baseball game on opening day

Eat outside

Take a hike

Splash in the puddles

Play golf

Plant flowers

Pick strawberries

Buy a pair of sandals

Complete a spring cleaning project

Open the windows

Look for four leaf clovers

Take a spring break trip to the beach

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Dye eggs

Read poetry

Drink a mint julep and eat a slice of Derby Pie

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Celebrate mom

Fill out your bracket for March Madness

Watch for rainbows

Run a marathon…or better yet, watch the Boston Marathon

Check out a book for the library

Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

Plant a tree

Drink a margarita on Cinco de Mayo

Play a round of miniature golf

Go for a sail

Commemorate Memorial Day

Ride your bike to work or school

Visit a garden

Go for a paddle

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Eat salsa and guacamole

Take a hot air balloon ride

Get a pedicure

Thank a teacher

And of course, celebrate the religious days in spring…Passover and the Easter season.