I almost let March slip by without continuing the Sweet 16 tradition I started in January. Spring is in full swing so I thought I'd share 16 sweet spring favorites.
Wildflowers....the highways and fields are lined with Bluebonnets and Indian Paint Brushes. Pastures full of yellow flowers everywhere. It is the most beautiful time of year in Texas.
New life....everything has turned green almost over night. We lots of trees in our backyard and I love this time of year when they fill with green leaves and the grass is green.
Fresh flowers....I cannot pass up a bouquet of flowers every time I head to the store. Tulips are my favorite.
Lazy afternoons.....this time of year I love to have lazy weekend afternoons laying on my backporch with a good book.
Cookouts....being able to cook many of our dinners outside this time of year is one of my very favorite things. Having friends over for burgers and enjoing the spring air brings a smile to my face.
Baseball.....opening day is just around the corner! It's a good thing I love the game as most of our weekends will be spent at the ballpark watching Dillon or watching Riley on the computer.
Yardwork....there is just something about turning over the dirt and weeding all the flower beds to get them ready for new mulch that gives me peace. Once all the new mulch is put out and everything looks so fresh and clean I can sit back and enjoy.
Spring cleaning....I'm not going to lie I enjoy a little cleaning this time of year. Not the regular every day cleaning but the organizing and cleaning out closets and freshening up some things that are often overlooked throughout the year.
Perfect temperatures....this time in Texas the temperature is just right. It's not too hot to be outdoors and just cool enough in the evenings to possibly need a jacket. The humidity comes and goes but there are many days in the spring the air is dry and comfortable her in Texas.
Longer days....I love having daylight until late in the evening. As a mom that works outside the house it sure makes for some nice evenings to have a little extra time to enjoy outside activities.
Toes....my toes often receive little attention from fall through winter but in the spring I love getting my toes ready. OPI Mod About You has become my go to on my toes for the spring and summer. I still love OPI Cajun Shrimp for my nails but also love mixing up some blues and pinks.
Shoes....since my toes are ready I'm excited to be pulling out my open toed shoes and sandals. I love all the sandals and wedges I've grabbed so far but really think I need these and I also need a great new pair of flip flops.
Fresh fruits and veggies....this is the time of year I love going to our local Farm Patch and grabbing juicy strawberries, blackberries and all kinds of veggies. Everything seems so fresh and I begin craving these types of healthy foods.
Olive skin.....I love the color this time of year brings to my skin. While I do wear sunscreen always my skin grabs color like crazy and I would lie if I didn't say I just love the way it looks with a little color. Of course I also have my Rodan and Fields sunless tanner and it is almost the same!
Spring clothes....from the lighter fabrics to the fun colors I am loving pulling out all my spring clothes. Teals and greens and yellows and pinks.....all my favorites! Definitely ready to mix in lots of floral and stripes with my fun open toed shoes.
Exploring.....the longer days, the perfect temps, and all the new life make it the perfect time to do some exploring. Visiting parks, taking Dutch for long walks through our nature trails, a little fishing are all some of my favorite things about spring.
What are your favorites about spring?
If you missed last month you can read about the Sweet 16 Dates I'd love to have in 2016 here.
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