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9 lovely ways to embrace spring

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Mar 19

Yay, spring is officially here and we couldn’t be happier! With the sun hanging around for that little bit longer and the garden waking after its winter sleep, it’s no wonder this season fills us with so much joy and happiness. Wednesday 20th March is the first day of spring so there really is no better time to find ways to embrace Spring and immerse yourself in all this magical season has to offer…

9 lovely ways to embrace spring

1. Have a spring clean and declutter

First up on our list of lovely ways to embrace spring is by having a good ol’ spring clean. As the days start to warm up (hallelujah!), there is no better time to pop open the windows, let the fresh air in and begin your spring-cleaning rituals and routines. From decluttering your home to re-organising your wardrobe, a spring clean might not sound like one of the most magical ways to embrace Spring for many, but it certainly is the most cathartic and will have you reaping the rewards!

2. Visit a beautiful garden

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Springtime is known as the season of new beginnings so of course, one of the best ways to embrace spring is by visiting a garden. Arising from their winter lull, gardens across the country re-open in March/April so you can marvel at some of Spring’s finest offerings as you walk around them. A lovely day trip with the whole family, or a mindful day by yourself, visiting a garden and immersing yourself in nature is always good for the soul!

3. Move your body outside

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One of the best things about spring is we finally get some sunlight after work! Whether you’re a first thing in the morning kind of person or an after-work exerciser, moving your body outside is one of the best ways to embrace spring. Listen to the birds chattering and the rustle of the leaves as you go for a run, have a stretch, or do some yoga outdoors. Whatever your movement of choice, there’s nothing more invigorating than exercising outside, plus getting that extra bit of vitamin D too. Win win!

4. Make a trip to a petting farm

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Known as the season of new beginnings, spring is the perfect time to head to a farm or little petting zoo to see the lambs, bunny rabbits and other farm animals that so often spring to mind when we think of this time of year. One of the loveliest ways to embrace spring, there are plenty of petting zoos around which are completely free to visit too so it needn’t be an expensive afternoon with friends and family.

5. Go for a bike ride

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Next up on our list of the best ways to embrace spring is by going for a lovely bike ride. Not too hot but not too cold, spring is one of the best time of years to head out on two wheels and enjoy a leisurely ride amongst the backdrop of the bucolic countryside. Head out with a group of friends or family, feel the wind in your hair and enjoy a picnic when you stop for a well-deserved rest. Not only will you get a sense of accomplishment for the exercise, but you’ll also have some memories to last you a lifetime too.

6. Do some Easter baking

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We all know the weather can be a little temperamental in springtime. But, no matter if you have glorious spring sunshine or those typical April showers, a spot of Easter baking is always a good idea. With chocolate nests, easter-themed biscuits and cakes and this tasty mini egg brownie kit from Honeywell Bakes, there’s plenty you can get stuck into that will be enjoyed by whoever is roaming around the house.

7. Potter about in the garden

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For those who love to spend time out and about in their garden, community garden or allotment, spring is always so very welcomed. After a long (and patient!) winters break, there is nothing more satisfying than the first mow of the lawn and seeing those bulbs begin to flower. One of the best ways to embrace spring, gardening is not only great to start pruning and perfecting your garden ahead of the lush summer months to come, but is great for your mental health too.

8. Have a picnic

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After being stuck in due to the cold and wet weather over winter, the arrival of spring can, rather literally, feel like a ray of sunshine! What better way to embrace spring and this glorious season than with a little al fresco dining?! Whether in your own garden, a day trip to the beach or a walk through a lovely country park, picnics are always a good idea! Cook up a storm and do it yourself, or take a pre-made picnic box filled with treats from Cutter & Squidge.

9. Do some crafts

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And last but certainly not least on our list of the loveliest ways to embrace spring is with an afternoon of crafting. With springtime comes Easter and there’s plenty of creative crafts you can try your hand at that can be enjoyed by your friends and family alike. Check out our viral guide to make your own stylish Easter table settings that your guests will adore!


We hope this useful guide has helped you discover lots of lovely ways to embrace spring so you can make the most of this truly magical season! Let us know in the comments if there are any ways you like to embrace spring!

P.S. Welcome the sunshine in with our range of personalised stationery for spring, adorned with buzzing bees, delicate daisies and blooming blossom.

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