Like many people I have certain rituals I use to welcome in a new season.
Each year in early spring I...
~ begin rereading Enchanted April on April 1st.
~ celebrate the first daffodil by calling my mother-in-law to tell her about it.
~ buy the first bunch of tulips I spot at the grocery store.
~ clean off my desk top, empty all the drawers and give everything a good cleaning. Then, I reorganize, cull, and put it back with a little breathing room.
~ resume our nightly family walks.
~ make time for a photo walk that lasts all day.
~ go shopping with my Mom and daughter for a new Easter outfit.
~ visit Susanna to see her Easter bonnet parade.
~ throw open all the windows, even if I have to add a few quilts to the bed.
~ smile when Jeffrey brings me the first Cadbury Egg of the season.
~ go shopping for a new nail polish and then get a pedicure.
~ reread Secret Garden.
~ get the urge to redecorate and settle for switching out all the vases, pillows and linens.
~ eat outside.
~ swing and swing and swing.