Springtime is my favorite time of year

By Louise Sukle
Editor & Publisher
Woman Newspapers

The days are longer. The daffodils are beginning to bloom. I have more energy to get things done! Time to clean the yard and get rid of all the winter debris and dead growth. It feels soooo good when things are tidy. Bring on the warm weather!

Setting a budget and spring cleaning have a lot in common. No, really they do! It’s one of those tasks that we put off as long as possible, but then it feels so good when it’s done. This issue of Woman is blossoming with tips to make your springtime budgeting that much better.

I suspect the change in nature has an affect on everyone. Spring brings richness and rashness everywhere. There is no rose without thorns. Spring, too, has some vices. March and April can bring sun-drenched 70° days followed by 30° and snow. I know I should expect it living in central PA, but every year at the same time, I get a major case of spring fever.

After the gloomy, dark days of winter, most of us are ready for the longer, brighter, warmer days of spring. So, how do we curb our spring fever while we patiently wait for the warmer temperatures to finally arrive?

You may decide it’s time to start saving money for that trip this summer, or simply to organize your boots and sweaters. Whatever you plan to do, it is time to take action and make it happen. You will be amazed at how good it feels to have a plan.

So, kick off those socks and shoes, paint those toes, and get thee some sandals! Hallelujah!