Happy First Day of Spring!

Spring has come in like a lion – as in it has taken us all by surprise at the roaring hot temperatures we are experiencing that don’t usually hit us until mid-June! The last few years we seem to have skipped spring weather, staying cold and snowy until mid-May, then a couple days of rain, and suddenly, BLAM-O, summer! So this is super strange to say the least. I’m not holding my breath just yet as we could potentially get another snowstorm – maybe.

Here are my Top Ten Favourite Things About Spring!

Stay tuned to the end of the post for a great spring GIVEAWAY too!

1. Buds pushing their way through the tips of branches

2. The smell of fresh air wafting in through the back door and the sound of birds singing.

3. Not having to bundle up in winter jackets to go outdoors – long sleeves and running shoes it is!

4. Unleashing the kids into the backyard to play EVERY.SINGLE.DAY.

5. Embracing the mud and laundry that goes along with it – because they’re having so much fun!

6. Birthday parties and Easter!

7. Spring break and venturing out to the zoo with friends.

8. Walks to the main street for Starbucks.

9. All 3 kids able to ride their bikes to the park – most of the way.

10. Painting toe nails and changing over the wardrobes.

Now for the giveaway! My beautifully talented friend Angie of ARA Gifts  makes wool cowl scarves  (I have two of these!) and has recently started making some pretty gorgeous infinity scarves!

Angie is a stay-at-home mom who loves to create and has been enjoying working with her hands so she can grow in her talents and help support her hubby and 2 adorable kiddos!

Angie has 3 different lengths of infinity scarf to choose from (along with regular “non-infinity” scarves):

  • Small – wraps around twice
  • Regular – wraps around 3 times
  • Large – wraps around 4 times

Of course, they can all be custom ordered!

This one is my favourite – I’m wearing it at the full length, and it can wrap around 3 times.

If you’d like to win one of these beautiful spring scarves, jump over to Angie’s site and let me know your favourite scarf pattern!

Leave me a comment here with your e-mail address and you’ll be entered to win the Spring Flowers pattern scarf.

Contest closes at midnight on Sunday, March 25th! Winner will be drawn on Monday morning.

Good luck and Happy Spring!

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