crocus party

As far as cheery flowers go, crocuses must be at the top of everyone's list. (Or maybe I'm the only one who has flower lists in categories like that.) These beauties are scattered all around the yard, and we've been enjoying them this long Easter weekend, in the loveliest warm sunshine. (Today's the exception; it's windy and pouring rain this morning.) March certainly came in like a lion (we had a snow day on March 1) and was out like a lamb yesterday. And today's April showers should be bringing some May flowers.

The boys and I raked and cleaned up the yard this weekend, and we even went to the beach on Friday. It wasn't quite the warmest beach day, but they had a ball. I started a 5k running thing again (this time with the Ease Into 5k app, which I'm enjoying). It's much easier this time around. Mostly because I know I'm not going to die, I think.

I celebrated my 32nd birthday on Saturday, yay! It was a perfect day. The weather was gorgeous, we saw friends at the market, more friends dropped in later on, and we had a little get together for supper and games. The best kind of fun.

Today, I'll be going to pick up my sister who's visiting this week (yay!). I need to get some soap made (hopefully tonight) and I've got a bee in my bonnet to make some beeswax food wraps. (I first saw Bees Wrap's version here, where you can buy them.) It's a beautiful, reusable alternative to plastic wrap, and I can't wait to try making them.

Happy April! Here's a bit more of the crocus party for you.


  1. Beautiful photos. I love them too!

    Happy belated birthday!!! I would love to know how the beeswax food wraps turn out, please share once you have tried it ;)

  2. Happy belated Birthday!! I too have flower lists and crocuses are definitely at the top of the happy list, at least for looks. Scents are a different story... I am looking forward to the magnolia trees! :)

  3. I love crocuses. I wish they made better cut flowers. :)

  4. Happy belated birthday, Sherrie! Gorgeous photos and so colorful...no spring in sight over here and not a bit of green or flower either :( I'm happy you are having such a great time though :)


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