daffodils and other things.

March 21, 2013

daffodils daffodils On my walk this morning, there were snowflakes. I tired to imagine that what I was seeing were white spring blossoms falling from the sky, but there was no mistaking the chill on my nose, or the sight of my neighbors’ faces being buried into their scarves on their own morning walks. Looks like winter hasn’t quit us quite yet.

Yesterday, I wrote a post for The Neighborhood with ideas for celebrating the first day of spring, but I think this second day of the new season is as good a day for putting them to use. Spring will be here soon enough, even if it takes a little coaxing. In the meantime, get yourself a green bowl and fill it up with daffodils. You won’t regret it.

Other springtime ideas, here.

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9 Comments

  • Reply Chloe Moon March 21, 2013 at 2:03 pm

    I went and bought some lillies yesterday!! It's cold here in New York but your right…Flowers do brighten up the coldest day! =)

    Ergo – Blog

  • Reply becca March 21, 2013 at 2:44 pm

    loved this post and your article 🙂 they just made me smile and more excited for spring but also happy to enjoy these things as we wait! love your blog too!!

  • Reply Karin - The F Girl March 21, 2013 at 2:58 pm

    I am filling my house with flowers for weeks now. I'm insisting it's spring, it has to be, I am so, so, so over this snow that seems to keep on falling for eternity. I just ignore it. It's not there. Look inside, there are flowers, so it must be spring. It really must 🙂

  • Reply LARY @InspirationNook March 21, 2013 at 5:48 pm

    I actually got some flowers last night before heading home from work. Even some daffodils. Put them all around our apartment last night. Looking forward to spring colors everywhere.

  • Reply Jasmine Brink-Li March 21, 2013 at 7:37 pm

    They are such a cheery flower! I want them. Sadly have a cat that likes to destroy flowers 🙁
    I do have plans to make a pallet-planter this summer though for my balcony!
    xx

  • Reply Lauren Ashley March 22, 2013 at 3:20 am

    Simply lovely.

  • Reply the hedgehog chronicle March 22, 2013 at 6:22 am

    i have daffodils in my kitchen. love. and love your neighborhood article!

  • Reply sweet harvest moon March 22, 2013 at 9:58 am

    Such a great article and pictures

  • Reply BostonGemmie March 22, 2013 at 7:53 pm

    My daffodils have been out for about 2 weeks now..even though it goes cold-hot-cold here!!! Like a true friend…they always seem to be there when I need a smile!!!! 🙂

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