When Coast* send me over this absolutely gorgeous dress as part of their new Wedding guest range, I had to sit patiently and wait for some decent Spring weather to finally roll around so I could somewhat do it justice. I mean, this dress *deserves* some sunshine doesn’t it?

With that in mind, I realised how much I cannot wait for Spring to arrive, and I’d thought I would share a to-do list for us all to join in with over these lighter months. Let’s not let them go to waste, especially since Winter lasted FOREVER.

  • Have a picnic! I know it’s not going to be *that* warm, so bundle up lots of cosy jumpers, blankets and a bag full of yummy food, and enjoy the afternoon rays.
  • Get your creative juices flowing. Have a blog post brainstorm, think about a new Instagram theme, or just take your camera outside and see what you come up with.
  • Browse Pinterest for some fresher, lighter meals for this season. I always think it’s such a good place for food inspo!
  • Stream-line your makeup and skincare. I always think the best part about going into a *slightly* warmer season is that I can adjust my beauty routine accordingly. In comes the tinted moisturisers and out goes the foundations! More letting your skin breathe with hydrating coverages, and less clogging with rich heavy moisturisers that we desperately needed for our dry chapped skin a few months ago.
  • Plan some family time in your diary. Now that it doesn’t get dark at 3pm, I’m planning on getting in my loungewear at a slightly later, more appropriate time, and spending some hours having some quality time with my loved ones.
  • Look at your wardrobe. Do you need some more colours in there? Is it looking a bit.. cramped? Whether that’s going shopping for some new additions or decluttering your clothes, you’ll feel better after!
  • Mix up your exercise routine. I’m planning on doing lots more walking these next few months now it’s hopefully a little bit warmer out there, and I really want to start swimming again too.

  • Plan some outdoor activities! Whether that’s a family bbq, a game of tennis or even just walking a little bit more, enjoy the weather.
  • Change up the home decor. Buy yourself some fresh blooms and start introducing some lighter colours into the house. I’m thinking lots of pastels and yellow.
  • Get inspired. Everything starts to feel a bit lighter when Spring rolls around, so make the most of this time and download some new podcasts or change up your Instagram theme.


Do you have any plans for this Spring?


*Gifted item.

  • Courtney Hardy

    These things sound so fun to do. Have a great weekend.

    • Thank you so much for reading Courtney! I always appreciate it and your comments 🙂 xx

  • All great ideas! xx

  • That dress is gorgeous and so are these photos! Some really great ideas here too. I can’t wait for warmer weather and getting outside more to enjoy it xx

    Lauren | itslaurenvictoria.blogspot.co.uk

    • Aw thank you so much Lauren, I can’t wait for Spring to arrive! xx

  • I really want to plan in some family time, I love spending time with them!

    Danielle xx

    • You definitely should! Family time is always the best 🙂 x

  • Diana Maria

    This dress is stunning, it just looks so flattering and well on you Natalie! I for one can’t wait for easter, bright colors and changing up my wardrobe- as well as getting outside! Have a lovely weekend xx

    Sending light & love your way,

    My Lovelier Days

    • Thank you Diana, I loved getting a bit dressed up! x

  • The dress looks amazing on you Natalie. I love your spring to do list, I definitely cannot wait for warmer weather so i can take more walks xx

  • That dress is so so pretty x

    Tiffany Tales | Lifestyle & Beauty

  • You look stunning! I’m so ready for Spring. Can’t wait to spend more time outside while the sun is shining. x

    Antonia || Sweet Passions

  • Amy Eade

    I know I’ve said it heaps but you look stunning in this dress! It’s gorgeous. I can’t wait for spring especially now the sun has been out all weekend, just need the warmth to go with it!
    Amy xx

  • Definitely going to be browsing Pinterest for some lighter meal options too! Also, I love this black dress! Super pretty!

    -Emily | http://www.East91Blog.com

  • Shannon

    That dress is absolutely gorgeous! I couldn’t be more excited for spring to arrive. Can’t wait to spend more time in the sunshine and less time holed up in my house haha.

    Shann Eileen | http://www.shanneileen.com

    • Aw, thank you Shannon! I can’t wait for the sunshine to properly arrive x

  • I love this dress on you! I’m also looking forward to spring. Your tips on preparing for spring sound perfect! xxx