March is here! The month when it officially starts to feel like winter is behind us for another year, and we feel optimism and excitement for leisurely evenings enjoying the extra light and warmth. It's at this time of year I feel a real sense of 'fresh start' - much more than I do at the beginning of the year.
Spring flowers are definitely some of my favourites - delicate narcissus, simple tulips and papery ranunculuses are perfect for indoor displays, while camelias, magnolias and blossom are starting to bloom outdoors.
It feels so refreshing and invigorating to be able to fling open the windows and doors to the house and not feel an icy blast, but instead a soft breeze, dappled with the sound of bird song and children playing.
Take your coffee into the garden, and sit quietly or have a potter and simply breath in the tranquility that a Spring afternoon can bring. The comfort that hearty winter food brings is replaced with the need for fresher, lighter meals - if you're lucky you may have some edible flowers in your garden, which make for a seriously pretty salad!
And what could be better than an early evening bike ride, perhaps catching the sun setting on your return? Only improved by coming across a scene like this!
What's your favourite thing about spring readers? We'd love to hear! Plus, pop over to our Pinterest page for more Spring inspiration.