Hello Spring!

Today is the first day of spring. I myself am excited! I’m so tired of sleet, snow, & freezing rain. I know I’m not the only one…I’m a fairly talkative person so yes I took a pole amongst people I came across these past couple of days.

I’ve been thinking and compiling a list of things of like to do this spring. I want this spring to be different from the ones before. I want to try things I’ve never tried before. I want to take myself out of my comfort zone and let myself know it’s ok to fail.

My Foolproof plans
01. Finishing my medical coding class.
02. Build a pallet bed swing. How awesome is this going to be during the day while reading a book or blogging on the iPad!?
03. Fill a vase with fresh flowers every weekend. I love the way flowers smell. It’s also known the bright colors can put you in a good mood. It’s the simple things.
04. Visit the farmer’a market every other weekend.
05. Make a watermelon cake. Minus the coconut because I’m allergic.
06. Go on trail run/walks every {other} weekend.
07. Spend more time outside. It might be doing school work or reading a book but after the winter we’ve had, I just want to be outside.
08. Participate in a run. More than likely the shortest distance so I don’t embarrass myself or others.
09. Spend more time on the beach. Summer gets hectic at work so vacations are nearly impossible from May-September.
10. Get more involved with my crafts & start some DIY’s. I miss doing this, after all.. The name of my blog is “The Crafty Side Of Sarcasm”.

What are your plans for this spring??

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Daughter. Sister. Christian. Latte addict. Humble. Goofball. Creative. Crafty. Thankful. Loved. Confused. Loud. Sarcastic. Yoga participant. Football & Basketball lover. Cartoon Watcher.


24 Responses to Hello Spring!

  1. Kate says:

    I definitely won’t be taking any warm weather for granted this year. Wish I had a deck so I could have a pallet swing too!!
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    • Leslie says:

      I might put the swing on a tree in the backyard. There is a couple acres behind my house and it would be awesome to watch the deer, rabbits, & other woodland creatures frolic about.

  2. Lauren says:

    I’m most looking forward to just spending more time outdoors! More runs, walks, picnics, and cookouts are on my agenda!
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    • Leslie says:

      It was 70* today and I’m so giddy. Although, it’s supposed to snow again next Tuesday. I can’t wait for some burgers on the grill. Happy Thursday!

  3. Yay for participating in a race! And don’t worry about embarrassing yourself, most races have a lot of walkers because they’re such fun events!
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    • Leslie says:

      I’m going to start with a 5K until I’m fully ready. There is one in May, I’m going to check with my girlfriends to see if they’d like to join.

  4. Celeste says:

    Ooh, that watermelon cake looks unique and delicious. I think I’m going to have to try it.
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  5. Hi Leslie! I’m stopping over from Let’s Get Real today. I love your list. Spring is a great time to set some new goals and work on them. It’s like New Year’s all over again. I am really looking forward to some nicer weather. It’s still pretty cold here today, but at least the sun is shining.
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  6. tDashfield says:

    Not a flower to be seen around here but at least the birdies are back and chirping! Welcome spring and hi from Sharefest 🙂
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  7. I plan to go out and finally run outside and enjoy it!!!!
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  8. Welcome to the first spring weekend – loving it. I am looking forward to fresh cut flowers as well. This is a great post – thanks for sharing it at the SITSGirls Sharefest!
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  9. Ken Atodahl says:

    Oh I love spring. It’s my favorite season ever.
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  10. Cindy Howell says:

    These are great plans! I especially love #3 and #4. I think I’m going to have to give those a try too!

    Thank you for sharing at this week’s Super Saturday Afternoon Tea Link-Up!!!
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  11. Kakers says:

    Those are some great plans, I may have to find some motivation to do some planning myself.
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  12. April says:

    I’m looking forward to spring… not because the weather makes a huge difference here, but it means summer is coming and life will be less hectic! I have a huge goal list, but nothing specific for the spring. I would love that bed if I had some place to put it. Thanks for linking up with Countdown in Style.
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  13. Nicky says:

    A short run sounds good. I have a 5K on Saturday called the Strollin Colon Run in support of Colon Cancer Awareness. It should be more fun and than work. That’s for sharing this at the Let’s Get Real Friday Link Party last week. I hope you’ll join us again. The party goes live at 5pm EST tonight.
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  14. Joanne Viola says:

    Like you, I am now officially tired of winter 🙂 But I never thought to be intentional in the way in which I want to enjoy spring. Love this thought! Going to make my own list. And also, check out the watermelon cake which sounds like something my family would enjoy. So glad I stopped here from The SITS. Have a great weekend!
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  15. Rachel G says:

    Those certainly sound like plans for a good spring to me!!
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  16. Tiffany says:

    What great Spring Plans I love fresh flowers in the Spring..they just help bring abit of the outside inside…

    I am also a part of The Color Run this Spring so part of my spring plans include training a bit so I make it through…LOL
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  17. cyndi says:

    Getting outside really lifts the spirit. I like that you set realistic goals. Good luck with checking off your to-do list.
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  18. Eeva says:

    I like specially your plan 03. Even though it should be easy to grap along a bunch of flowers during grocery shopping, they often get passed. Have to try it, too.
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  19. Great list, Leslie! You can always come to the beach by me! 🙂
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  20. Natasha says:

    I am so happy spring is here. My birthday is Wednesday so I’m thinking about some Spring goals myself. You have a great list going.
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  21. Beth says:

    Finally spring! I’ll be stepping up my exercise plans too! I need to get back to my new years resolutions too…
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