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Spring to me means poppy pastels that welcome the warmer temperatures heading our way. For this spring's "This & That" giveaway, I'm thrilled to pair this Lauren Moffatt flutter sleeve top {it was perfect at Palihouse last week} and that set of exclusive Oh Joy! Teaspoons for Leif {so fun for ice cream!} to welcome the new season.

To enter, simply visit Lauren Moffatt and Leif, then leave a comment below telling us the sweetest thing about spring. Entries must be posted by this Friday, April 13th at 8am PST*, and one winner will be chosen at random.

As an extra bonus for all Oh Joy readers, this special Oh Joy! Teaspoon Set {set of 6 for $36} in this special set of colors is available for pre-order for limited time {only until April 24th} from Leif. And, Lauren Moffatt is offering a special 10% discount from today through April 15th on anything in their shop. Simply enter the code WELOVEJOY at check out. Good luck! โ€” Joy

UPDATE: Congrats to Alice F. from Atlanta, GA for being the winner. Don't forget…about the extra bonus for all Oh Joy readers above!

{*Limited to US residents only. Please do not leave your email or web address in the body of the comment, only in the allotted boxes. $341 total value includes Lauren Moffatt Top and (2) sets of six teaspoons in special Oh Joy colors from Leif. Winner will be contacted by email once comments close and announced on the bottom of this post soon after. Good luck! Top photos by Bonnie Tsang for Oh Joy, bottom photos by Oh Joy}

649 comments

  1. The sweetest thing about spring is packing up my snow boots and puffer coat and sliding on some cute sandals. Ahhh.

  2. One of the sweetest things is all of the beautiful flowers that pop up. I love how the world goes from dull to bright in colorful in such a short time!

  3. the sweetest thing about spring is the cherry blossoms in dc! I love taking a walk by the tidal basin each year. ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. The sweetest thing about Spring is hearing the birds chirp, opening up windows again to let the fresh air in and eating ice cream without having the heater blasted on me! ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. The sweetest thing about spring is your skin warm from sunshine and cool from a breeze.

  6. For me, the sweetest part of spring is finally feeling the sun’s warmth after months of cold!

  7. Oh my goodness, lovely! The best thing about my spring this year is seeing my baby girl explore the grass, see the trees with leaves on them, and all the flowers starting to bloom. It’s wonderful, my best spring yet, hands down.

  8. Oh wow that top is amazing! Sweetest thing about spring is getting to emerge from hibernation here in Boston.

  9. The sweetest thing about Spring is going outside! Between the beautiful weather and all of the flowers in bloom, I can’t help but spend all of my free time walking around outside.

  10. The cherry blossoms here in DC are really one of spring’s sweetest things. I also love the bright almost lime green color of new leaves, but most of all I love the extended daylight time! It inspires you to enjoy all the sweet things about spring!

  11. The sweetest thing about spring is sitting in the backyard with my pup! It’s my favorite way to spend my weekends.

  12. The sweetest thing about this spring is that my husband and i are having our first baby and we’re viewing spring in a different way than we ever have.

  13. The sweetest thing about spring is more daylight, which means more leaisurely evening walks in the park with my dog. That top and those spoons are pretty sweet too!

  14. The sweetest thing about spring is everyone comes out to play! Thanks for the giveaway, Joy.

  15. The sweetest thing about Spring is daylight savings. It’s nice to be able to do stuff after work when there’s still light out.

  16. the sweetest thing about spring is seeing all of the flowers blossoming and hearing the birds chirp on my walk to work!

  17. I love all of the flowers of spring. especially in the morning on my drive to work… they always brighten my day.

  18. The sweetest thing about spring is leaving my long sleeves at home for my morning run!

  19. more light in the day, dining al fresco, fresh veggies and fruits that were napping during the winter, light layers and bright colors

  20. The sweetest thing about spring is time spent outdoors with family and friends. We love spending our weekends having picnics at our local botanic garden, and butterfly watching as we hike in nature trails.

  21. Long walks through the city, choosing the sunny side of the street, to feel the warmth of the rays on my skin. Weaving though fruit carts and street vendors to arrive at the bustling Farmers Market where the seasons freshest bounty of herbs, fiddleheads and garlic scapes await my choosing. This sweet spring day for me is bliss, a moment I welcome with an open heart and an eager taste for all the delights this spring season brings.

  22. Normally I would say picnics, but my boyfriend and I just planted a garden together, and I’ll call that the new sweetest thing ๐Ÿ™‚

  23. The sweetest thing about spring is warm late night walks! Thanks for the wonderful giveaway ๐Ÿ™‚

  24. The sweetest thing about spring is fresh cut, home-grown peonies from my own garden!

  25. the sweetest thing about spring is seeing all of the beautiful colors pop up out of the ground. it’s an instant pick-me-up!

  26. The sweetest thing about spring is eating out on the patio. How perfect would those spoons be for home-made ice cream in the backyard!

  27. For me right now, the sweetest thing about Spring is Lauren Moffatt’s Spring 2012 collection! I love everything!

  28. The sweetest thing about spring is when the sand gets super warm, but the ocean is still deliciously cool.

  29. Oh my goodness I just love those spoons!! I’d say the sweetest thing about Spring has got to be all the beautiful blooms and spring clothing colors!

  30. The sweetest thing about spring is peeling off the layers and retiring your winter coat.

  31. The sweetest thing about spring is waking up early and getting chilled leaving home … but then realizing that it’ll be warm and beautiful by the time you get where you’re going.

  32. I live in Texas, so…the bluebonnets are the sweetest things about my spring ๐Ÿ™‚

  33. The sweetest thing about Spring? It’s still cool enough to take my dog hiking every day. And maybe the wildflowers along every road. This time of year is beautiful in Hill Country.

  34. The sweetest thing about Spring is driving through the Texas country and seeing all the wild flowers in bloom! Makes me smile every time!

  35. i love seeing the bright green of new growth and the crocuses, tulips and daffodils!

  36. The sweetest thing about spring is finally being able to wear sundresses without black tights! I try to make use of my summer dresses in the winter by pairing them with dark tights, but I love getting to wear them with sandals again!!

  37. oh lovely! I love spring because here in Texas it means warm days with cool evenings. I enjoy the outdoors so much in spring before it gets unbearably hot in the summer.

  38. The sweetest thing about spring is being able to spend more time outdoors with my sweet baby girl!

  39. The absolute sweetest thing about spring is starting my garden, and late night bike rides. The chill is gone from the air, and the streets are clear by 10!

  40. I love the first siting of a robin in the Spring…it really means the dreary days of cold are coming to an end and it also means: sundresses!

  41. The sweetest thing about this particular spring is that it’s my first spring as a newlywed! My husband and I plan to fill the season with good food and adventures.

  42. The sweetest thing about spring is the way the weather inspires more adventures, day trips and walks hand-in-hand with my boyfriend.

  43. The sweetest thing about spring is watching the days start to get longer which means we get to spend more time outside enjoying the great spring breeze!

  44. The sweetest thing about spring is getting that extra couple hours of sunlight in the evening and spending them outside.

  45. Count me in! We moved into a new house last Fall, so this Spring has been about watching mysterious plants sprout out of the cold ground and trying to identify what they are!

  46. The sweetest thing about spring is the flowers blooming so I can water them with my little ones! They each get to water one and they look forward to it every evening.

  47. How exciting! The sweetest thing about spring in my opinion is seeing daffodils come through and then seeing crab apples line the streets with pink – I just all the natural pops of colour!

  48. The sweetest thing about spring is burying my nose in flowers, surrounded by verdant splendor!

  49. The sweetest thing about spring is seeing crocus and tulips pierce through gray, frozen, ground.

  50. The sweetest thing is not have to bundle the kids in layers and layers of clothes, being able to spend time outside without frost bites or mosquitoes and finally opening all windows to air out the house. I LOVE spring!

  51. The sweetest thing about spring is that lush green smell of everything fresh and new that fills the air.

  52. The feeling of “newness” and renewal infecting everyone…and getting ready for summer!!

  53. The sweetest thing about spring this year has been biking to see the DC cherry blossoms!

  54. As you said, the warmer temps are on the way making it perfect for taking strolls with our newborn baby girl!

  55. The sweetest thing about spring has been coming out in the morning (early) to hear birds and actually see my chickens in their coop because it’s light out. Those ladies are early risers!

  56. To me, the sweetest thing about spring is biking with my loved one through blooming trails and the scent of earth in the air and sun in the sky.

  57. Sweetest thing about spring…bike rides and farmers market picnics with the boyfriend!

  58. The sweetest thing about spring is how life begins to feel fresh again. For me, school is finishing up and I can look forward to the time I get to spend with the people I love most in life. Not having to walk through winter storms, opening the windows, and seeing nature and people bloom again is really magical!

  59. The sweetest thing about Spring is the smell of orange blossoms. They are intoxicating!

  60. The sweetest thing about spring is the celebrations – two weddings and a graduation on the calendar for our friends and family.

  61. For me, the sweetest thing about spring is planting seeds in my vegetable garden on a sunny afternoon and checking back every day to see if they have sprouted yet.

  62. The sweetest thing about spring are the warmer nights, the fact that it’s lighter later, and the blooming flowers everywhere! ๐Ÿ™‚

  63. The sweetest thing about spring is the abundance of new veggies at the farmer’s market!

  64. The sweetest thing about spring is that my kids are happy just being outside. The fresh air lifts all of our spirits! Thanks!

  65. Love Lauren Moffat’s new Spring Line! Can’t win, as I’m in Malta. Just wanted to say how cute those spring spoons are! Picnic with both, winner!!

  66. For me, the sweetest thing about spring, is waking up to the chirping birds and having my two year old son ask, “Momma, what’s that?”.

  67. The sweetest thing about spring is the time change and being able to be outdoors in the sunshine for a bit after being in the office all day!

  68. The sweetest thing about spring is the spring produce at the farmer’s market: strawberries, asparagus, and rhubarb. Yum!

  69. Sweetest thing… Central Park and rooftop picnics (and birthday parties!) until the sun goes down so wonderfully late!

  70. The sweetest thing about Spring is dinners outside on the back patio and walks at dusk!

  71. Great giveaway! The sweetest thing about spring for me is getting to celebrate my sweet husband – is birthday is April 10th!

  72. ah! so cute!!!
    The sweetest thing about spring is the freshness and newness of it all and all these birds chirping! They wake me early almost every morning but it is such a sweet and soothing sound I get over it ๐Ÿ˜‰

  73. Watching the kids play outside, climb trees and run around barefoot. Those spoons are to die for. So fun!

  74. Sweetest thing about Spring — I always drive the 5 hours home to Austin, TX for my birthday weekend (which happens to be today!) and the hill country highways (thanks to Lady Bird Johnson) are blooming with gorgeous Texas wildflowers!

  75. The sweetest thing about spring are the newly abundant rays of sunshine… And also the quiet buzzing of bees at work.

  76. The sweetest thing about spring is seeing everything turn green and come to life again.

  77. The sweetest thing about Spring is spending more time outside with my family and enjoying the fresh air!

  78. The sweetest thing about Spring is taking walks in the warm sun, admiring the freshness of the plants, flowers, and trees.

  79. My favorite thing about spring is the SMELL! Fresh, green, and full of new possibilities.

  80. the sweetest thing about spring is sleeping with the windows open with the subtle scent of the blooming trees right outside my window…

  81. the sweetest thing about spring is the scent of flowers in bloom (and not feeling guilty about taking a lighter course load!!)

  82. The sweetest thing about Spring is the life it brings… especially the reinvigoration people seem to find after a long winter.

  83. The sweetest thing about spring is the weather and the whimsical colors I get to wear!

  84. The sweetest thing about spring is Mother’s Day brunch in the city, as it’s one of the few times of the year I get to see my mom!

  85. All the birthdays I have to celebrate is what makes Spring sweet. All these folks in my life that mean so much to me – I don’t even mind the seasonal bankruptcy from giving presents; I’m just glad they’re around.

  86. My favorite thing about the Spring is Easter! I get to spend awesome time with my incredible family and I love celebrating the fact that Jesus still lives because if he doesn’t still live I couldn’t go on! So much to be thankful for in the Spring ๐Ÿ™‚

  87. The sweetest thing about spring is my new puppy! I named her Maui, but call her Monkey. She is the ultimate snuggle buddy on the still cool mornings. And makes walks around Charleston so much more entertaining!

  88. The sweetest thing about spring is seeing people on the streets shed their dark winter coats and unveil the fun colorful clothing they’d kept hidden all winter long.

  89. The sweetest thing about spring has to be spending time outdoors again. I missed the green!

  90. Great giveaway! Hmm…the sweetest thing about spring is sitting on a porch at magic hour with good friends and cold drinks watching the sun go down. Can’t beat it.

  91. The sweetest thing about spring is baby animals! Little black calfs and chicks and wobbly lambs….

  92. The sweetest thing about spring is more light in the day. Which means more time to waste away with family, friends, and food!

  93. The sweetest thing about spring is new growth, fresh starts, and knowing that winter is behind you! Oh, and eating gelato on a warm afternoon doesn’t hurt either!

  94. The sweetest thing about spring is waking up when the sun is rising, AND going home from work when the sun is still up! It’s the happiest season ๐Ÿ™‚

  95. The sweetest thing about spring is new lambs. My fiance’ and I were riding bikes on Sauvie Island in the Portland area last weekend, and there were so many new lambs at the various farms. Adorable!

  96. The sweetest thing about Spring is being able to go on long bike rides around the neighborhood and stopping by a park for a sweet picnic.

  97. The sweetest thing? Longer daylight hours so I can go on a hike after an early dinner.

  98. Sweetest thing: Lent is over and I can shop!!! Also, ice cream weather and cherry blossoms on my Brooklyn block.

  99. The first sighting of a robin! For me, that always means that Spring is almost here. It’s a promise of coming beauty and joy. I saw my first one this year during a run. I wasn’t positive that it was a robin, so I ended up chasing it for a few minutes until I secured confirmation that it was a robin.

  100. my favorite thing about spring is the added burst of energy. with the longer days i feel so motivated to walk outside, have a picnic, decorate the patio, the list goes on and on…

  101. The sweetest think about spring is feeling the first kicks from my little baby, who is due at the end of the summer.

  102. Besides the things that have been mentioned, my favorite thing about spring is that Mango Sticky Rice is in season – my favorite dessert!

  103. The sweetest thing about this spring is watching the trees and flowers come to life knowing that a new little life is growing inside of me!

  104. Sweetest thing about Spring, for me, is feeling the heaviness and sleepiness of Winter being shrugged from the ground, the weather, and from my own body. I love the light!

  105. The sweetest thing about spring is getting together with my best friends to sit out side for lunch or brunch and soak in the warm sun (before it get’s too hot to do it in the South)!

  106. What a lovely giveaway! The sweetest thing about spring is spring beauties (tiny pink flowers that grown in your lawn, at least if you live in Ohio!)

  107. The sweetest things about spring are the daffodils (so cheery), and the first day in shorts and a t-shirt when your limbs finally feel the sun!

  108. The sweetest thing about spring is watching the light shine through the leaves of the blossom trees outside our house early in the morning ๐Ÿ™‚

  109. After a snowy winter here in Telluride, the sweetest things about spring in the mountains are the sounds of birds chirping, the river gurgling again, buds on the trees, and beers outside after work in the sunshine. Bring it on!

  110. The sweetest thing about spring is SPRING BREAK! Which means plenty of free time to frolick in the sun, have picnics and mimosas, and roll in the grass.
    I have wanted that shirt since I saw you wearing it last week but it’s totally out of my budget, hope I win!

  111. The sweetest thing about spring is colorful shorts, flowing skirts, sundresses and the anticipation of summer to come!

  112. spring is about spending more time in nature, collecting natural dye materials; planting tomatoes + herbs + tulips in the tiny spot we have; eating lots of Vietnamese vegetarian pho; eating more fruits, fresh spring rolls and celebrating life on this beautiful earth

  113. The sweetest thing about spring…celebrating my god sister’s engagement and looking forward to her spring wedding next year! So much love and happiness!

  114. The sweetest thing about spring is being able to wear dresses and go to picnics in the park! Best season of all!

  115. The sweetest thing about spring are all the new buds on the trees. Everything is finally green again!

  116. The sweetest thing about (this) spring is getting to visit with the hubby while he is away in the South, the blooms just seem brighter there!
    Wouldn’t mind a breezy top from Lauren’s collection to help the efforts! ๐Ÿ˜‰

  117. The sweetest thing about spring is it’s the perfect temperature to pair shorts and long sleeves.

  118. The sweetest thing about (this) spring is getting a chance to visit down South where my hubby is, the blooms there just seem so much brighter. ๐Ÿ™‚

  119. The sweetest things about spring are the sunlight sticking around longer and later, the warmer air, and the walks made possible by both.

  120. the sweetest thing about spring is wiggling newly-painted toes in a pair of sandals, and saying goodbye to socks!

  121. the sweetest thing about spring is the greenery of the trees, grass, etc!
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  122. I live in Phoenix, AZ so the sweetest thing about spring for me is watching my garden grow and thrive before the summer sun kicks in! Right now I’m harvesting strawberries, arugula and snap peas.

  123. The sweetest thing about spring is breaking out an entirely new wardrobe and spending as much time outside as possible!

  124. The best thing about spring is all the flowering trees! I feel like I’m walking through a fantasy land when I pass under them! Great giveaway!!

  125. Nothing is sweeter than not being cold on my commute to work anymore! (I was so happy to break a sweat walking to the bus stop the other day! haha.)

  126. the sweetest thing about spring for me is SPRING BREAK!! I live in the Pacific NW so spring usually means lots of rain and a fun vacation to somewhere sunny and warm!
    p.s. I’m now addicted to all Lauren Moffatt’s dresses, this could be dangerous ๐Ÿ™‚

  127. The sweetest thing about Spring are the beautiful purple trees that bloom here in Los Angeles!

  128. Sweetest thing about Spring is leaving the office and needing sunglasses for the walk home.

  129. The energy in the air and the prospect of creating more beautiful memories in the sunshine!

  130. The sweetest thing about spring is the way the hills turn green and the wildflowers bloom in my beautiful home state of California!

  131. My sweetest thing is finally hanging my hammock up again and getting some reading done outside ๐Ÿ™‚

  132. Where I live in Alaska, the sweetest thing about spring is getting SO much more daylight and seeing more sun!

  133. Spring is amazing because my sweet baby wakes up at 6:00 and it doesnt feel like night anymore!

  134. Sweetest thing about Spring is the longer sunlight hours. My toddler and I can stay out longer and play, visit Farmer’s Market or walk around the Rose Bowl.

  135. I love the return of more hours of sunlight! It encourages me to get out and do more activities outdoors.
    (Thank you Joy, Lauren Moffatt, and Leif for the lovely giveaway!)

  136. Ooooh! Lauren Moffett is one of my favourites, but I can never cough up the money for her stuff! The sweetest thing about spring at the moment is the little birds nest brimming with a mama and her babies that I see every morning when I walk into work.

  137. the sweetest thing about spring is seeing all the foliage come back and feeling like i live in a treehouse. runner-up is eating outdoors before texas melts my skin off!

  138. My husband and I are expecting a baby in less than two weeks, so I think the sweetest thing about spring is new life!

  139. where I live the sweetest thing about spring is all the baby bunnies you see running around in the woods and parks ๐Ÿ™‚ makes my heart warm

  140. My favorite thing about spring is walking to the park with my daughter after dinner – perfect way to get a toddler ready for bedtime!

  141. The sweetest thing about spring is having a picnic outside for my husband’s birthday on the 15th! He’s the sweetest thing about tax day too….

  142. Absolutely the blooming trees and bulbs! After so much grey, it’s incredible to be surrounded by gorgeous colors everywhere.

  143. i think the sweetest thing is simply seeing all the flowers start to blossom after such a dreary winter!

  144. The sweetest thing about Spring is watching all the fruit and vegetables literally pop out of our garden!

  145. I already looked at the website when I first saw that shirt! Love! Spring… I love the hope and exuberance I feel.

  146. The sweetest thing about spring is seeing everything come alive again and pulling my camera back out of hiding to document it!

  147. The sweetest thing is being able to wear shorts again and not having to layer as much amongst the greenery ๐Ÿ™‚

  148. Soft spring mornings when the air is just right and the birds out my window are chirping madly.

  149. The sweetest thing about spring are having fresh flowers in a vase at home ALL the time! Daffodils are so cheery and really act as harbingers of warm weather!

  150. The sweetest thing about spring is after-dinner walks to explore the neighbourhood on adventures with our 3-year old son and 6m daughter. Hopefully I could take one in that lovely top!!!

  151. The sweetest thing about spring is all the colorful tulips & daffodils announcing spring has finally arrived!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  152. The sweetest thing about spring: cherry blossoms blooming and (sometimes) warm weather here in Portland, OR. My fiance’s birthday is also in April so I love planning his party ๐Ÿ™‚

  153. The sweetest thing about spring is the everything coming back to life. Living in New England, seeing all the trees get their leaves, the grass turning green again, and flowers popping up is the best feeling.

  154. I love both these shops so much. I was drooling over that Lauren Moffatt top when I read your post the other day, so its so exciting that she’s offering this. My favorite thing about spring is the relaxing feeling of sun on my face since the rain in Seattle can get pretty darn dreary.

  155. The sweetest thing about Spring is the beautiful cherry blossoms and flowers everywhere! also to welcome the warm weather…

  156. The sweetest thing about Spring is the weather is warm enough for an after dinner walk downtown. And a quick stop for a cupcake. AND the Skyline necklace from LEIF. Love.

  157. the sweetest thing about spring is being able to eat in my screened in porch. love my outside time!

  158. The sweetest thing about spring is seeing my lilac bush bloom! It’s a pretty rare sight in Southern California!

  159. The sweetest thing about Spring in Seattle is coming out of 6 dreary, dark months and finally feeling the warmth of the sun on your skin! Thanks for hosting such a lovely giveaway!

  160. The best thing about spring is seeing the renewal of life and energy, and being able to remind yourself that everyone (and everything) gets continuous chances for growth

  161. The sweetest thing about spring is waking up every morning, looking outside at the bright sun, and thinking “Today is going to be a good day.”

  162. The sweetest thing about spring is when you spot bright turquoise egg shells on the ground after birds hatch.
    They are the most beautiful color and they remind me that spring is about growth, rebirth, fresh starts. It also reminds me how incredible nature is–that a color so brilliant can come from a bird.

  163. The sweetest thing about spring is all of the fresh fruit that starts appearing farmer’s market and grocery stores!

  164. happy new spring finds…color abound + i loved seeing minoux jewelry on the LEIF site
    my sweet-spot for spring would be grilling outdoors on a sunny evening even though
    it is still a wee bit brisk outside…it often snows in michigan in april!

  165. The sweetest thing about spring is the flowers blooming and people around you happy and hopeful.

  166. The sweetest thing about spring are when the tulips and daffodils finally bloom here in the Pacific Northwest and the weather gets above 50 degrees! Time to pack away all my woolen tights!

  167. The sweetest thing about Spring is taking my little ones out for picnics in the park! ๐Ÿ™‚

  168. I love the light around dusk. I also inevitably feel happier when I see all the spring flowers in bloom. Truly the sweetest thing!

  169. The sweetest thing about spring is enjoying the outdoors with the people who matter most to you. ๐Ÿ™‚

  170. My favorite thing about spring is breaking out the cut-off shorts and sandals for bicycle rides around town drinking beer on gorgeous patios. So is the life in Austin, TX!

  171. The sweetest thing is this meal: course sugared lemonade w/ a fresh flower salad. Mmmmm.

  172. The sweetest thing about spring is the promise of new beginnings – people seem to have a renewed vigor to straighten up their lives and start new projects. Thanks!

  173. The sweetest thing about spring is finally getting to ride my bike after a long winter!

  174. In Austin, Spring equals Summer, so the sweetest thing is shopping for a new bathing suit and getting ready for margaritas in the pool!

  175. the sweetest thing about spring is warm weather and flowers!
    also, i’m in love with that lauren moffatt top!

  176. The sweetest thing about spring… is spending time outdoors with my sweet toddler daughter. She loves flitting from one flower to the next, smelling and picking them for her loved ones.

  177. The sweetest thing about spring is feeling the tingle of the sun on your skin and not needing a jacket!

  178. the sweetest thing about spring so far has been shopping for cute baby things for my dear friend’s baby shower! she’ll be the first in our group of girlfriends to have a baby and he’s sure to be adorable.

  179. spring is sweet because everyone is generally happy having the first taste of warm weather!!

  180. Sweetest thin about spring- opening all the windows and feeling the gentle breeze while taking a nap on the couch with my husband and baby.

  181. The Sweetest thing about Spring is all the beautiful colors popping up. Also all of the wonderful Spring fruits and veggies I get to cook with. Morel Mushrooms!!

  182. The sweetest thing about Spring is hearing the birds chirp outside my window in the early morning!

  183. The sweetest thing about spring is getting to eat ice cream out on my deck, listening to wind chimes and reading a book, pure bliss if you ask me!

  184. The sweetest thing about spring is the abundance of bright colors in everything – food, clothing, nature.

  185. Painted toes and the first smell of fresh cut grass are my sweetest things in the spring!

  186. the sweetest thing about spring is the warm feeling of sun on your skin after a chillllly winter ๐Ÿ™‚

  187. The sweetest part about spring is warmer weather & bigger smiles from the kiddos due to more time outside! Also, knowing all my favorites fruits will soon be ripe & redy at the farmers market.

  188. The sweetest thing about spring is that feeling i have every year that saddenly, every thing looks easier, brighter and full of joy!

  189. The weather is the sweetest thing about Spring, not too hot or too cold, just perfect for bike riding.

  190. The sweetest thing about Spring is that it is nature’s rebirthing process. Everything looks fresher, smells sweeter, and looks better, including all of us humans.

  191. The sweetest thing about spring is dusting off my vintage bike and taking it to the beach for a ride! And all of the brightly colored denim and polka dots this spring!!!

  192. The sweetest thing about spring is my upcoming wedding! I absolutely can’t wait for my fiance to be my husband and for me to be his wife.

  193. Spring means lovely cherry blossoms, amazing seasonal produce like asparagus & fiddleheads, and adorable sun-kissed fashion like this Lauren Moffatt top!

  194. My garden bloomed suddenly after all the rain. We’ve got bright pink magnolias, day lilies, jasmine, and geraniums–LOVE!

  195. Sweetest thing about spring is walking barefoot in the grass (even though the earth can still be wet from all the Portland rain).

  196. The sweetest thing about spring is all the pink trees in bloom. I live in Portland, Oregon, where the sky is normally grey. And those pink beauties are just fabulous against that dreary sky. I love it so very much.

  197. The sweetest thing about spring is coffee on the deck with my feet up and my eyes closed.

  198. The sweetest thing about spring is all the smells from the flowers blooming and more sunlight during the day.

  199. Purple lilacs in the North
    Sweet jasmine in the south
    Letting off their sweet scents
    drifting through the blooming trees.
    Pink blossoms from the cherry branches
    slowly swaying through the breeze
    I run my fingers by them as I pass
    they trickle down and coat the ground.

  200. The sweetest thing about spring is the rejuvenation, everything in bloom, just the new, fresh start of life!

  201. The sweetest thing about Spring to me is all the new love in the air!! So corny, I know but it’s seems like the are so many marriages, and newborns around this time, it’s beautiful

  202. The sweetest thing about spring is the pops of color that appear all over the city via a gorgeous array of tulips.

  203. The sweetest thing about spring is that its the start of the soccer season for my nieces…and I get to be the soccer-auntie!

  204. My sweetest thing about Spring is a renewed sense of motivation from the crisp air, vibrant colors and shining sun. I feed off the energy that those around me feel, as if we’re breathing a huge sigh of relief all at the same time. It just makes me smile.

  205. The sweetest thing about Spring is the aspect that school is almost over (i’m a college student) ๐Ÿ™‚ but seriously, I love how the tulips my dad always plants peep out

  206. the sweetest thing about spring is seeing the bright SMILES on everyone’s faces after months of scowls!

  207. …the renewed sense of hope that I feel when looking the fresh buds on branches and flowers pushing their way through the cold ground.

  208. The sweetest thing about spring is the millions of tiny fireflies lighting our quiet evening picnics and impromptu dancing barefoot in the lawn. Bliss.

  209. Sweetest thing about spring is that it means we have about five months of freedom before cold-weather hibernation starts up.

  210. the sweetest thing about spring 2012 is long afternoons in the park with my 10 month old son!

  211. Sweetest thing about spring…. Has to be the colors! I love the neons and pastels all rolled into one!

  212. The sweetest thing about spring is the weather and bright colors.
    Thanks for the giveaway, Joy!

  213. The sweetest thing about spring is counting 136 different kinds of weather in a 24 hour period. Hence, if I win the shirt will be my 1:00pm attire. I’ll then have to buy more for the morning, mid-morning, early afternoon, afternoon…

  214. The sweetest thing about spring is the (gift from a previous owner of our house) dozens and dozens of tulips and daffodils that pop up scattered across our yard.

  215. I absolutely love new York in the spring! The air is so fresh and all of the city dwellers begin to emerge from the claustrophobia of our apartments and offices to live together again!

  216. The sweetest thing about the Spring is the sun shine, colors in the nature and coming home (i visit my family abroad around this time of the year)!

  217. The sweetest thing about spring…watching the sunlight and breeze dance through the curtains after I’ve (finally) opened the windows.

  218. The sweetest thing about Spring is being able to enjoy the sunlight after being trapped in an office for 8 hours!

  219. ohh fancy! those are both really fantastic together! my favorite thing about spring is the sweetest thing about spring is rolling the windows down and blasting new tunes in the car!

  220. The sweetest thing about spring is the SMELL! Dewey and floral, with a hint of BBQ charcoal in the air. Love it all.

  221. The sweetest thing about spring is that my birthday falls into this season. I love it!

  222. The sweetest thing about spring is the colorful flowers, the sun dresses, and the warm sun!

  223. Spring’s sweetness is evident in every blossoming bud, the joyful smiles on children’s faces, pops of color all around, picnics with loved ones and freshly painted toes. Cannot resist beauty this time of year! Lived the LM top– on you esp– it caught my eye the other day– captures your colorful curiosity so well, Joy!

  224. The sweetest thing about spring is the crisp, cool mornings followed by bright, warm days, and the smell of freshly mowed grass and spring flowers! And light, flowy fabrics to wear!

  225. I love when the days get longer! Light after 7pm – bike rides, walks, and outside dinners – is the sweetest thing in the world.

  226. The sweetest thing about spring is the weather, being able to sit outside and eat the fresh spring fruit!

  227. The sweetest thing about spring is taking walks in perfect weather and beautiful flowers!

  228. the sweetest thing about spring is the blooming cherry blossoms. as the blossoms fall, they twirl around in the wind – it’s just beautiful! oh, and the daffodils.

  229. Such a delightful giveaway! The sweetest thing about spring to me is memories of spring break at my Aamie’s house filled with knitting lessons, tea parties and the “tiniest easter basket in the world.”

  230. The sweetest thing about spring is seeing cheery tulips and daffodils pop up everywhere.

  231. The sweetest thing about spring is wearing fun colors while taking a break away from the cold and going somewhere warm, like the Mayan Riviera. I’m heading there next week and I will make sure to wear all my fav spring colors, mint green and peach!

  232. I love seeing all of the pretty spring blossoms!
    What would be even greater would be if the Midwests weather wasn’t so bipolar(;

  233. Not too original, but the sweetest thing about spring are the gorgeous tulips and blooming trees.

  234. The sweetest thing about Spring is making (and eating) homemade ice cream. I love them year round, no matter what. But sharing it with others are even better.

  235. The sweetest thing about spring is the burst of colors in everything! Puts me in a cheery mood even when things get rough. ๐Ÿ™‚

  236. The sweetest things are the flowers blooming, birds chirping, and the weather warming up so i can take my baby to the park for strolls!

  237. the sweetest thing about spring is coming out of winter’s blues! i live in the northeast so winter can get cold and dreary. experiencing the temperature change to a deliciously warm range is so sweet!

  238. The sweetest thing about spring is the musical sound of the birds every morning. Thank you for a great spring give-away!

  239. For me, the sweetest thing about Spring is going barefoot in the garden with my daughter while we plant things and check out all the different flowers and herbs that are coming back!

  240. The sweetest part of spring for me is always Easter. Love the time with family & all the delicious food & pretty colors. Plus it’s the end of Lent!

  241. The sweetest thing about Spring is waking up to birds chirping outside your window ๐Ÿ™‚

  242. The weather! The feeling of waking up in the morning to a cool breeze, sunshine and knowing you can put on your favorite sundress and sandals ; ) Being able to bike ride and walk instead of get in a car.

  243. The sweetest thing about spring for me is the smell, the new smell that comes with the rain, new grass, tree blossoms, and flowers. I love it.

  244. spring, beautiful colors emerging from winter. feeling the sunshine, eating a delicious asparagus ribbon salad.

  245. the sweetest thing about spring is frozen yogurt at 11pm and not feeling guilty about it because its “almost summer” ๐Ÿ™‚

  246. the sweetest thing about spring is opening up all the windows to let the cool breeze and sunshine in!

  247. after spending the winter inside, the sweetest thing about spring is going for long walks with my love every evening when we get home from work.

  248. The sweetest thing about spring is that everyone is happy to be outdoors enjoying the sunshine.

  249. The sweetest thing about spring is the smell after it rains, and when you look up to see the trees blooming flowers.

  250. I am so excited for those spoons!! The best thing about spring is walking with the husband and dog through Golden Gate park and smell all the blooming cherry blossoms.

  251. The sweetest thing about spring is the diversity of local produce that’s starting to come back at the farmer’s markets!

  252. the sweetest thing about spring is all of the trees and flowers coming back to life, adding a much needed burst of color to the landscape!

  253. The sweetest thing about Spring (esp. in California) is watching my little girl and little boy riding around in their tricycles in the rain one day, and then splashing in the pool the next.

  254. The sweetest thing about spring is all the flowering plants, it’s like nature is an artist. All the colors and the sunshine combined makes me a happy girl ๐Ÿ™‚

  255. The sweetest thing about spring is finally getting to see the sun in Portland!

  256. The Sweetest thing about Spring is starting my 6-month ” I will wear sandals and high-waisted skirts everyday until November, because I live in California and it’s totally acceptable here”.
    Yay. Spring! As, I look outside to see rain and hail. Ahh.. California weather has a love hate relationship with consistency.

  257. My favorite thing about Spring is that I’m getting MARRIED this Spring! April 27 — 2 weeks away. So happy!

  258. I absolutely love Lauren Moffatt’s clothes ๐Ÿ™‚ The sweetest thing about Spring, is the smell in the air, the fresh bright flowers, the green green grass…oh and it’s nice not to have to wear a jacket everywhere :-p

  259. Hi! The sweetest thing about spring is the excitement and mood of the seasons. Everyone is so happy it is warmer and sunnier…it’s a great feeling ๐Ÿ™‚

  260. The sweetest thing about spring is all the beautiful flowers at the local Farmer’s Market! And being able to sleep with the windows open ๐Ÿ™‚

  261. Thanks for the giveaway! That top is beautiful.
    The sweetest part of spring for me planting our tomatoes after the last freakish snow storm in April.

  262. The sweetest thing about Spring is watching your garden come back to life after the winter!

  263. The sweetest thing about spring is finally being able to wear my pretty dresses without having to layer them with heavy knits, tights and boots.

  264. The sweetest thing about spring is taking my 6-month old to the park, having picnics, and putting him in cute spring outfits!

  265. The sweetest things of spring are tulips, peonies, baseball, and bike rides with my husband and 3 boys. Love your blog!

  266. I’ve had my eye on those spoons for a couple days, they would be perfect with my tea cups!
    The sweetest thing about spring is the colors. The azaleas that bloom, the perfect blue of the sky, and of course the bright clothes that come out of the back of the closet.
    Cheers, Elizabeth

  267. The sweetest thing about spring is getting to play in the park on beautiful days….

  268. From the moderate temperatures to the vibrant colors of flowers & trees in bloom to that extra hour of sunlight… the sweetest thing about Spring is remembering what it feels like to ENJOY being outside!

  269. The sweetest thing about spring are pastel nails, perfect weather, and sweet honeysuckle. Which yes, I suckle.

  270. The sweetest thing about Spring is longer days to enjoy fun in the sun!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  271. the sweetest thing about spring is that i get to celebrate my baby’s first birthday and my anniversary on the same day!

  272. the sweetest thing about spring is tulips peaking through and fresh vegetables ripe for the picking in our quaint garden.

  273. Sweetest things about Spring.. opening the windows and airing out the house, flowers blooming, leaf buds on trees, longer days and best of alls springtime babies ๐Ÿ™‚

  274. The sweetest thing about Spring is the fact that I know summer river days are right around the corner.

  275. The sweetest thing about spring is at our house when the cottonwood trees start to shed. For a week, it looks like soft, fluffy snow falling in our yard. It’s like a dream!

  276. The sweetest thing about spring is the fresh air and the color inspiration wild flowers give us ๐Ÿ™‚

  277. The sweetest thing about Spring for me has always been sleeping with the windows open.

  278. Here in the midwest, the very sweetest part of spring is the renewal of nature–leaves on the trees, green in the grass, flowers and busy bees, warm sun on pale skin. And also, not having to wear socks.

  279. When the light lingers a little longer after the sun sets and you can still feel the warmth in the air.

  280. I live in Fairbanks, Alaska, so the end of -40 temperatures is pretty sweet! My absolute favorite part of spring is the return of the midnight sun though… and leisurely floats down the river here in town.

  281. I think the sweetest thing about Spring is that first sunny day that brings everyone outside… I love to see the parks of NYC covered in people getting their first dose of spring sunshine!

  282. The sweetest thing about spring is the buds on the trees and the songs of the birds which seem to promise more sunshine soon.

  283. the sweetest thing about spring is those excited happy moments that make it feel like anything’s possible just from relaxing outside in the sunny warm weather and seeing the plants turning green.

  284. running outside again in the sunshine while seeing daffodils, tulips and bright green grass

  285. The sweetest thing about spring is having my windows down in the car and the sun shining on my shoulders.

  286. Sweet spring: sun on a boy’s face, a girl working at the Farmer’s Market, and a husband that comes home while it’s still light!

  287. All the new life is the sweetest thing about Spring. All of Earth is being reborn and remade. All the baby animals being born, all the new flowers budding; all so wonderful. All the colors and shades and softness of new life. It is a gift we get to experience this every single year. <3

  288. I love the change of wardrobe for spring. Everything is more colorful and more easy to move in!

  289. The sweetest thing about spring is the adorable bunnies that show up outside my office. Love!

  290. Nothing beats the sweetness of spring when the weather turns refreshingly crisp complemented by warm rays of sun, and you sit out on the porch for a fresh cup of coffee enjoying the breeze on a weekend morning.

  291. The sweetest things about spring are all of the trees with their white blooms:) It is so lovely to see petals blowing with the wind or scattered on the ground!

  292. the sweetest thing about spring is the first time you sleep with the windows open and can smell the lilacs in the morning! great giveaway, as usual!

  293. The sweetest thing about spring is all of the blooming plants and flowers and spending quality time outdoors.

  294. The sweetest thing about Spring is the beautiful colors and sunshine! Love, love, love this giveaway!

  295. The sweetest thing about spring has been the gorgeous New Orleans weather. No humidity, just warm breeze-y weather that’s just perfect for riding bikes, boiling crawfish, and drinking in public. <3

  296. sweetest thing about spring is walking my dog in fairmount park in philadelphia and having my man surprise us both at the end of it with a picnic basket full of goodies of di bruno brothers market! ๐Ÿ™‚

  297. The sweetest things(s) about spring: When the hills in my hometown turn green, the days get longer, and pops of color everywhere.

  298. All of the birds in our yard – my 2 year old loves pointing out which ones are robins!

  299. The sweetest thing about THIS spring is that my older sister is having a sweet little baby girl. I’ll be an aunt for the first time and my parents will be grandparents for the first time!

  300. The cherry blossoms and wisteria that bloom across the street when the city is still grey and dreary…

  301. The sweetest thing about Spring is the awakenening of all things bright & beautiful! From baby birds to blossoms to sunshine, & who can forget all the incredible colours that come out in people’s wardrobes! Yay!

  302. When snowdrops show their delicate white and green petals. It always reminds me of my Grandma’s garden, when we could get finally play outside after the winter and start watching kitchen herbs and strawberries grow.

  303. The sweetest thing about Spring is that it was the season when my husband and I were engaged:)

  304. The sweetest thing about spring is seeing my toddler and infant sit side by side in the soft grass.

  305. The sweetest thing is the first day the sun feels warm enough for an iced coffee!

  306. My word, the sweetest thing about Spring is the color that sprinkles the trees, blooms on the grass, and colors the sharp Noon skies!
    The colorful shirt giveaway is a pretty match!

  307. The sweetest thing about spring is the first meals eaten al fresco since the fall (finished with a little scoop of ice cream).

  308. Magnolias! My favorite sign that spring is here. Also, this spring is special because I will be spending it with my and six month old baby, Emma Clover!

  309. The sweetest thing about spring are all the beautiful colors and scents that Mother Nature brings to us.

  310. What makes spring sweet and wonderful is salted caramel ice cream on a sweet honey cone, silk and lace dresses that feel soft and light on the skin, and the warm, gentle rays of the sun as it peeks through the clouds on a rainy day.

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