From Food to Fashion: How to Welcome Spring on a Budget

Posted on 03/23/2010

It’s officially spring. That means it’s time to send the sweaters packing and put the space heater back in the attic. The weather’s warming up so soon we’ll be dressing lighter and eating lighter. From food to fashion, here are some ways to welcome spring on a budget.

Food - Forget the chili and casseroles—it’s time to lighten up your food with some great springtime recipes. Check out for healthy and tasty spring dishes. They’ve even got a list of ten spring cake recipes for ending the perfect warm-weather meal.

Fashion - Have your sweaters and boots worn out their welcome? If so, box them up and rediscover your spring wardrobe. Add a few new pieces like an Emersonmade flower sash for $55, or a ruffle trim tank from Forever 21 for just $13.80.

Travel - From Orlando to Yellowstone, the perfect spring vacation is only a car ride away. Check out these spring travel ideas from Travel and Leisure magazine. Or welcome in warmer weather with a day trip to the local lake, hiking trail or theme park.

Garden - Gardening doesn’t seem like such a bad chore after spending months cooped up inside. Soak in some sun while starting a compost pile, planting seedlings or pulling weeds. Hang up a bird feeder or lay some fresh mulch. Your green thumb doesn’t have to cost much. Pick up a four-pack of gardening tools from for just $9.99.

Home - A cozy home is great in the winter. Spruce it up for spring with some fresh cut flowers from the grocery store using these simple tips for arranging them from Better Homes and Gardens. Get organized and glamorized at the same time with some help from The Container Store. Check out their office storage solutions for reduced prices on containers, filing systems and more.

Entertainment - When the weather warms up you can count on finding more opportunities for free entertainment. Take advantage of everything your community has to offer this spring from free outdoor concerts to free festivals.

By Alison Storm - Get the family out of the house, & to your favorite restaurant! Coupon code COOK cuts 80% off dining gift certificates through 03/31/2010.

Walgreens - Freshen up your spring beauty routine, and use coupon code STOCKUP10 to save $10 on $40 of beauty products through 03/27/2010.

* Hot deals expire quickly. This deal may no longer be valid.



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