Spring has sprung….at least according to the calendar. Of course, those of you who are still getting snow aren’t feeling it quite yet.
It seems like around the end of February, we all start getting spring fever. We start looking forward to getting out of our sweaters and getting into our spring-y clothes. We complain about the cold and about winter.
Overall, winter starts to get a bad rap around this time of year.
It’s understandable to start getting antsy for warmer weather, but this year I got to thinking about what it would be like without winter or the changing of the seasons.
In December, winter sweeps in with its frigid temperatures and much of nature seems to go into hibernation. Trees go dormant, flowers die back, and the grass turns a drab shade of brown.
But this makes us ever more grateful for the coming of the next season. In my opinion, winter makes spring what it is! It takes the cold and dreary to truly appreciate the color and life of spring. Hmmm, sounds like a life lesson is tucked in there somewhere!
Don’t you love the sights and sounds of nature waking up!
So, in honor of the changing of the season, I’ve added a few springtime touches to my home….
I just erased my Valentine’s Day chalkboard this week! Here’s the updated vignette…..