Ingredients… For a Splendid Spring

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Yesterday was the first day of Spring! Also known as the Spring Equinox. Spring is easily my favorite season–all the flowers are blooming, baby animals are being born, the weather is beginning to warm up… As someone once said, “Spring is nature’s way of saying, “Let’s party!’” Yes!

Last year, I posted a blog about my key pieces for a perfect spring wardrobe (all of which are still spring 2012 style staples in my book). This year I thought it would be fun to share all of the things that make for an ideal spring in my mind.

Without further ado, here is my recipe for a Splendid Spring

1 cup of collecting wildflowers

3 tablespoons of music festivals {I suggest Coachella}

A dash of Sweet Peep Sushi

2 handfuls of these SPRINGredients

2 teaspoon of spring favorites {these are great too}

1 stick of 30+ SPF

A splash of adventure

A sprinkle of morning hikes

1 heaping scoop of laughter {this is a great substitute too}

Instructions: Mix all ingredients together over a 3-month run and enjoy!

What are you hoping to do this spring? Make your list in the comments below…or better yet, your recipe!

XO Lauren

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  • Anna James

    LOVE THIS. So cute and filled with fabulous goodies. I think my Spring is going to be dominated with wedding stuff. I’ve got three showers this month between Florida and Alabama, which is going to result in lots of traveling and time with friends and family all leading up to the big day. Ahhh. so excited. xo

    Brand new outfit post over at Fash, featuring Spring Pastels.

    http://fashboulevard.blogspot.com/

  • Melissa Panici

    I absolutely love this post. I’m going to try these this spring! I am hoping to do the following things this spring:

    Going to meet you on April 9th at your book signing (The best thing on my list!)

    Moving into a bigger house (Yay!)

    Take my son to more outdoor events and activities

    Collecting wildflowers (I loved your suggestion!)

    More camping trips

    Thanks Lauren!

  • Sophie McAuley

    i wish here in england we had lovely spring weather! oh what i’d give to be in L.A!! i heart spring! (L) xo

  • Lupsie

    I love the peep sushi! I’m going to make these for my husband’s Easter basket this year! As far as music festivals go, I’ll be at Bamboozle, on the beach in Asbury Park jamming along to the Foo Fighters and Jimmy Eat World and others bands. And our adventure this spring is our trip from NYC to San Francisco to LA to San Diego at the end of May!

  • Martin M

    Wonderful post! Love the lace pants on the pic. Wonderful piece for a perfect look!!!

    http://www.look-scout.blogspot.com

  • Heather Henderson

    Such a cute post! I also love spring, so cool and fresh outside – perfect for laying by the pool or reading a book at the park :)

    http://www.hsquaredfashion.blogspot.com

  • Melissa mould

    Cool ideas :)

    I’ve been posting lots of spring outfit posts on my UK Style blog recently – really getting in the mood for spring. Check it out:

    http://www.mediamarmalade.com

  • Christina Graci

    go for a drive up the california coast

    do a serious juice cleanse

    more yoga!

    add pastels to the wardrobe

    Happy Spring :)

    http://www.christinamanicures.com

  • Lauren Hoffman

    save, save, save

    run like a mad woman

    be the best bridesmaid I can be to one of my bff’s

    add more pops of color into my closets (on budget of course)

    This week is all about transition winter investment pieces into spring time, check out today’s edition on faux fur!

    <3 Lauren

  • Michelle LaPorte
  • Susanna Hall

    This post made me smile :) My dog Chloe and I celebrated the first day of spring with a free Rita’s! Check out my blog below. For the rest of spring, I am just hoping to spend as much time outdoors soaking up this beautiful weather. I work for a baseball team as well so our opening night is coming up soon! I will also be celebrating my birthday in April.

    http://hokiesleeh.blogspot.com/2012/03/happy-first-day-of-spring.html

  • Susie Leckie

    I love all of these ideas Lauren!!

    And I have finally gotten around to my own spring cleaning throught my room / house, thanks to your great posts and some member support from here :)

    http://mylittlecookiejar.blogspot.com/2012/03/operation-closet-overhaul.html

    x X susie

  • Kelby Peachey

    This an adorable recipe. I love it!! I added your LC Lauren Conrad Butterfly Shift Dress Set to my wish list!! You can see it on my blog and how I paired it with other accessories. :)

    http://peachypains.com/2012/03/21/infusion-outfit-inspiration-whats-in-the-bag

    This spring I hope to:

    1) Go on bike rides

    2) Raise money for the Arthritis Foundation and participate in the Denver Arthritis Walk (my team is on the homepage, we’re being spotlighted!!)

    3) Wear more dresses and skirts!

    xoxo

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  • Kellie Norton

    This is so cute!! Love those lace schorts and your recipe :-) To celebrate the new season, I wore one of your LC Lauren Conrad dresses to an event I attended, I posted a picture here:

    http://www.laurenconrad.com/photo/view/10192/4609/22124/1

  • Mia De Andrade

    I wish i knew who made the shorts and top in this photo?!?!?!

  • samantha crowe

    Sounds good to me!

  • Stephanie DiMaggio

    so cute and I am in love with those shorts, where are they from?

    http://coutureconfidential.blogspot.com

  • Tiffani Stuart

    My Springredients are:

    1c of new Jewelry every week!

    3oz of massages

    1 c of picking Wild flowers (I liked that, Lauren ;0)

    2 oz of doing favors for loved ones

    4handfuls of time w/my besties

    9 heaping tsp of Mani-pedis from my loving sister :0)

    a dollop of Salsa Dancing (shake vigorously) ;0)

    Sit in the sun and bake for 15mins of “”Me Time”” a day, or until cool.

    Makes 1 Serving :0)

  • Beth

    i love those shorts i want them where are they from

  • Eliza Zamora

    love it!!

    please take time to check this out thank you! http://lovelyaddictions.blogspot.com/

  • Vonae Deyshawn

    This is such a super cute post! I love those shorts in the picture, they’re really adorable. This Spring I want to sit and write in a field of tulips. Drink a ice cold lemonade on the beach and stroll through Central Park in a big floppy hat and sun dress.

    Vonae Deyshawn

    http://www.myvirtueplace.com

  • Larissa Wilhelm

    I love Spring so much! It’s def. my favorite season. Playing some sand volleyball and softball, Relay for Life, and finally being able to hang out outside without worrying about hypothermia!

    http://fitnessmisc.blogspot.com/

  • Liesl
  • Leanne

    Those shorts are amazing!!!!

    Love from South Africa

    http://www.arumlilea.blogspot.com

  • StyleAt30

    Baby pink, pastel blue & dainty lace. All my favorite things. =)

    http://www.StyleAt30.com

  • Philippa Levitt-Harwood

    Really love those shorts, where are they from?
    This spring I plan to go out with the old and in with the new! My wardrobe is SO OLD! Also making dasily chains lol xx

  • Rachael Yanta

    I am SO excited that spring is here! I love this season too. My allergies, not so much but it’s worth it to see all the blooming flowers and trees!! Great post.

    Check out my recipe for a deliciously healthy tortellini dish..

    http://www.rachaelkhawkins.blogspot.com

  • Janice Campbell

    I LOVE those shorts! :)

  • Shellz

    those shorts are super cute!!

    http://www.shellzdoll.com/2012/02/26/6069/

  • StyleAt30

    Here’s my favorite Spring post!

    http://www.styleat30.com/the-arboretum/

  • mayt

    maytessentials.blogspot.com and @maytessentials at Twitter

  • Jackie H

    I absolutely LOVE those shorts and your perfect recipe for spring! I am so excited for this season and all the great fashion :)

    Jackie

    http://thefashionitlist.blogspot.com/

  • Emilie

    Those short in the photo are amazing! I want them :)

    This is a truly fun and uplifting post :)

    xo Emilie

    ps check out my blog @ http://www.hungrydelights.com/

  • Elene Maurer

    Where can you buy those shorts??? The pair on the Khol’s website is completely different!!

  • LilMama
  • Kate Noto

    My recipe is:

    1) Wear clothes that let your skin breath
    2) Sunscreen
    3) Up-dos for your hair
    4) Fresh and clean face

  • Jaimee Rindy

    Unfortunately, here in Colorado, it’s not quite spring yet! We still have a couple months!

  • marry kelly

    White dresses are the first look of spring season..I like this very much.

    http://www.ukmobileworld.co.uk/

  • EffortlessCool

    this is great! I can’t wait for it to warm up here in the North East so I can start doing things and adventuring outside!

    XO Sahra
    EffortlessCool

  • EffortlessCool

    this is great! I can’t wait for it to warm up in the North East so I can start adventuring outside!

    XO Sahra
    http://effortlesscool.wordpress.com

  • Rachel Trampel

    I am hoping to get out more and walk the dog everyday! :) Also… want to update my wardrobe… get rid of the old spring/summer pieces and in with the new!

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