Monday, April 11, 2016

Five inexpensive ideas to celebrate a beautiful Spring by Josie Riviera

The first day of Spring was March 20th. Many of us are experiencing Spring-like weather, and Spring is definitely “in the air.”

Check out these easy and fun ideas to celebrate and welcome a joyful Spring:

1.  Visit your favorite farmer’s market for fresh local produce and a productive and fun shopping day.

2.  Begin and commit to a workout program that fits your lifestyle.

3.  Pick up a bouquet of beautiful, fresh flowers and bring them to a neighbor who needs cheering up.

3.  Love animals? Volunteer at your local animal shelter and walk a dog outside. 

 4. Find a comfortable outdoor space to read, spread out a blanket, and enjoy your favorite romance read. :)

5.  Find the perfect Spring straw hat and wear it! 

What is your favorite straw hat and why? For anyone commenting on the blog or in the café, I will choose one winner to win a copy of I Love You More, my sweet contemporary romance novella.

For more fun, post a picture wearing the hat!

Please leave your email address when you comment and I will contact you after April 13th.

Stay tuned for my latest sweet romance novella, Oh Danny Boy, coming soon!

In the meantime, I Love You More is still available as an:
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No purchase necessary.

Author Josie Riviera lives in the Charlotte, NC, area with her wonderfully supportive husband of 40 years. They share their empty nest with an adorable Shih Tzu who constantly needs grooming and an old house forever needing renovations.
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For more inexpensive ideas to celebrate a beautiful Spring, please check out my Pink Fuzzy Slippers post from April 10th.

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  1. i have a straw hat to wear outdoors in the garden

    1. Patricia--just a reminder to leave your email address in the comments. Thanks!

  2. Good idea, Patricia! I have a straw hat I bought last year at Target, but I haven't worn it yet. :)

  3. I love all of these ideas! Spring lifts the spirits like no other season.

    1. Yes, especially when the weather is still cool, but sunny, Donna.

  4. Thanks for your comment, Patricia. Congrats! You're the winner! I messaged you on Facebook. Please email me at for your free ebook, I Love You More!