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Life and living: Spring into action

Spring is a time for renewal and growth, making it the perfect time to try new things and revive old hobbies. Whether you flourish in the comfort of your home or prefer to embrace the beauty of nature, we have a collection of activities to help you make the most of the season.

For the indoor enthusiast

If staying indoors soothes your soul, here are several things you can do to stay busy during spring. 

Spring cleaning

Take some time to declutter and deep clean your home. An organized home can help calm the chaos of the mind. 

Cooking 

Find fresh produce that’s best in the spring and experiment with new recipes. 

Meditation 

Join a meditation or yoga class or find an online guide to help relieve stress and improve your physical—and mental—health. 

Crafting

Create spring-themed crafts like arranging flowers, painting or making seasonal decorations. 

Reading

Designate a cozy nook just for reading and catching up on the books that have been sitting on your “to read” pile for ages. 

Game nights

Host a game or puzzle night for family and friends to spend time together without staring at a screen. 

Room makeovers 

A new coat of paint can do wonders for freshening up a space without spending too much money. 

Indoor planting 

Start an indoor sanctuary by adding easy-to-care-for plants as a quick and easy spruce-up of your living space.

For the outdoor adventurer

If spending time outside tickles your fancy, consider the following outdoor activities to enjoy spring. 

Gardening

Whether flowers or vegetables are your thing, now’s the time to start a garden and get in touch with nature. 

Sports 

Get involved with sports, such as soccer, baseball, basketball, golf or volleyball. 

Hiking 

Explore local trails or nature reserves to observe blooming flowers and wildlife. 

Bird-watching 

Spring is the best time to begin bird-watching, so grab a pair of binoculars and a guidebook to start spotting nearby birds. 

Picnicking

Pack up an easy lunch or dinner and head to your favorite park with friends or family. 

Farmers market 

Support local businesses and check out your community farmers market for fresh produce, baked goods and crafts. 

Camping 

Pack up your tent and basic survival gear and head to a campground (or your own backyard) for a night or two under the stars. 

Photography 

Spring brings new life to the great outdoors, so use this time to pull out your camera or smartphone and snap some nature pics.

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