Spring Link Up

Yes, I know, it’s been spring for a while now, but it’s finally starting to feel like it. The sun is shining. Flowers are blooming. Spring has ARRIVED! So here are a bunch of fantastically amazing ideas I’ve found to help you celebrate. From food, to easy ways to go “green”, to candy-less Easter Basket ideas, there’s something for everyone.

Enjoy!

Yummies

Spring Leek and Lemon soup from Thekitchn.com

Spring Leek and Lemon soup from Thekitchn.com

Green Goddess: Quinoa, Avocado, Pea, Pistachio Salad

Green Goddess: Quinoa, Avocado, Pea, Pistachio Salad from Journey Kitchen.com

Collard Roll Ups with Coconut Curry Kale from Food 52... say that ten times fast. :)

Collard Roll Ups with Coconut Curry Kale from Food 52… say that ten times fast. 🙂

From the queen herself, Skewered Greek Meatballs. Serve with Greek Salad. Yum!

From the queen herself, Skewered Greek Meatballs. Serve with Greek Salad. Yum!

Shrimp-and-Avocado-Salad-2

Spicy Shrimp salad with miso dressing from Pinchofyum.com

Outdoor Fun

Martha has done it again-  here are some great outdoor easter games!

Martha has done it again- here are some great outdoor easter games!

Head over to Real Simple.com and check out  their "Spring Checklist" full of things to do indoors and out.

Head over to Real Simple.com and check out their “Spring Checklist” full of things to do indoors and out.

Start the spring off right with a camping trip to one of our great National Parks

Start the spring off right with a camping trip to one of our great National Parks

Bike, Hike, Run... whatever your mode of transportation, find your trail at traillink.com

Bike, Hike, Run… whatever your mode of transportation, find your trail at traillink.com

What's better in spring than a baseball game? Check out your local minor league team for low-cost family fun.

What’s better in spring than a baseball game? Check out your local minor league team for low-cost family fun.

Gardening

10 awesome Garden Planters from Babble.com

10 awesome Garden Planters from Babble.com

Another great list of ideas from Babble. 25 Spring Projects to do with your kids!

Another great list of ideas from Babble. 25 Spring Projects to do with your kids!

Let's make some birdhouses this spring with this inspiration from craftionary.net!

Let’s make some birdhouses this spring with this inspiration from craftionary.net!

Outdoor Tic Tac Toe!!! I wish I knew where this idea came from. Thanks Pinterest!

Outdoor Tic Tac Toe!!! I wish I knew where this idea came from. Thanks Pinterest!

 

Super cute garden markers by Crafts By Amanda

Super cute garden markers by Crafts By Amanda

A Better Easter Basket

Coupons to fill those Easter Eggs. Great idea!

Coupons to fill those Easter Eggs. Great idea!

I love this blog! 100+ basket fillers from GrowlingaJeweledRose.com

I love this blog! 100+ basket fillers from GrowlingaJeweledRose.com

Free Egg Hunt Printables from designeditor.typepad.com. Love the Bunny Bucks!

Free Egg Hunt Printables from designeditor.typepad.com. Love the Bunny Bucks!

Easter Basket Scavenger Hunt from DarlingDoodlesDesign.com

Easter Basket Scavenger Hunt from DarlingDoodlesDesign.com

So much cuter than a chocolate bunny! And handmade- love it. From craftycupboard.net

So much cuter than a chocolate bunny! And handmade- love it. From craftycupboard.net

Green-ify

Green Spring Cleaning Tips from About.com

Green Spring Cleaning Tips from About.com

 

Homemade facial masks from Stephanie Sterjovski

Homemade facial masks from Stephanie Sterjovski

It says for "Children", but really, it's a great list of essential oils for everyone.

It says for “Children”, but really, Easy-homesteadying.blogspot offers a great list of essential oils for everyone.

Save $$ going "Green" with this great list from the Mother Nature Network

Save $$ going “Green” with this great list from the Mother Nature Network

A sweet infograph with 6 ideas to naturally help this allergy season

A sweet infograph with 6 ideas to naturally help this allergy season

 

 

 

 

Do you have any awesome spring ideas? I’d love to hear about them! Comment or contact me.

And don’t forget you can find me on Facebook and Twitter at The Rihel Life. 🙂

 

Love and Joy,

Amy

xoxo

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