Read along for this awesome round-up of things to do, try, and enjoy in SPRING for the old-fashioned homemaker.
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The change of seasons is always the best isn’t it?! Right now the birds are chirping every morning, the sun is up later, and the grass is greener and greener every day.
Spring is the time for fresh air, all of the strawberry recipes, and getting your hands dirty in the garden.
It’s a time for new life, a clean home, and a fresh mindset.
Old-fashioned homemakers value doing things the from-scratch way, and its no different in the spring.
Instead of buying strawberry rhubarb pie from the store, learn how to make your own! Deep clean your house, but make your own cleaners. Dye Easter eggs with homemade, natural dyes, the options are endless!
There are so many different ways you can embrace this new, fresh season as an old-fashioned homemaker. Enjoy it to the fullest!
If you’re looking for ideas for how you can have an old-fashioned spring, here is a round-up of spring bucket list ideas for homemakers.
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What to do in Spring for Old-Fashioned Homemakers
Dye eggs with natural dyes
Dye your Easter eggs this year using homemade, all natural dyes. Did you know you can use vegetables like cabbage and oniomns to dye eggs?! So fun!
Make homemade egg salad sandwiches, complete with homemade sandwich bread
What’s more quintessential to spring that all the hard boiled egg recipes?! If you have chickens you know that they are laying double time in the spring and you may be in an over abundance of eggs. Use this time of year to practice and find that perfect, egg salad recipe, or even deviled egg recipe.
If you make egg salad, slather it on top of homemade sandwich bread. THEN head outside for a picnic!
Deep Clean Your Chicken Coop
We spring clean out homes so why not spring clean the chicken coop!? If you have chickens, spring is an awesome time of year to give your coop a little love and get it all cleaned out.
Make Homemade Strawberry Jam
Strawberry recipes are all the rage in the spring.. if you have your own strawberry plants that’s even better. But if not that’s okay! Pick some up from a local farm or farmers market and spend a day making strawberry jam. It will be the cutest gift to handout to friends and family when you see them this spring and summer. YUM!
Have a Picnic With Your Family
All of this fun, homemade food is best enjoyed on a picnic with your family:)
Head outside with a quilt, make some strawberry lemonade, and have a picnic! Take a drive somewhere OR just do it in your backyard.
Sew a Gardening Apron
Gardening season is upon us, get ahead of harvest days by sewing yourself a gardening apron now. Basically an apron with a big pocket or pin up bottom that you can store garden goodies in!
Deep Clean Your Home
What’s a spring bucket list without some spring cleaning?! Use this time to freshen up and deep clean your home! You won’t regret it. Follow a spring cleaning checklist or just clean whatever bothers you most. Open the windows, turn on some music, make it a thing.
Make a New Cleaning Spray
Wanna know a way to get you motivated and excited to clean this spring?! Make yourself a new cleaning spray!! HERE is a recipe for a super easy, all-purpose cleaning spray. Be sure to use essential oils that smell like spring like rosemary, lemon, or other citrus ones.
Plant a Garden
Hey homemaker, want to be really old-fashioned?! Plant a garden this spring! Whether you have a couple pots on your porch or a full blown garden in your backyard, everyone can benefit from planting a little something.
Make a Birdfeeder
Enjoy the spring season by making a homemade, wooden bird feeder. The birds will love it, your plants will love be birds, and it will be a cute, outdoor accessory!
Plant Cut Flowers
Along with a vegetable garden, you can plant cut flowers this spring. You’ll be enjoying beautiful, homegrown flowers all summer long.
Spring is the perfect time to get chicks and grow your flock. It’s a fun and engaging activity to include your kiddos in, and soon you’ll be getting eggs.
Make a Homemade Mother’s Day Gift Basket
Mother’s Day is coming up, make the most of it by making the moms in your life a homemade, Mother’s Day gift basket.
I hope you enjoy your spring season!