May 2015 Favorites

I love May. Even in my mid-twenties seeing ‘May’ on the calendar still gives me that “school’s out,” sunshine and freedom feeling. This May, however, has been a particularly busy one, and the pressure was compounded by the sense of urgency that always comes when LTJG Husband is leaving soon: honey-do lists (for each of us) all over the place. And yet, I can’t help but be grateful for all the sweet things this May still managed to bring along with it. Here are a few of them…

1. Nectarines Are Finally In Season

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After prowling the local farmer’s market for weeks and not finding any, my momma gifted me these from her CSA. They are honestly sweeter than candy! Time for a CSA? I think so.

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From One Baby to Two

Having a baby is the hardest thing in the world. It really is. Until: There are two babies. Suddenly, you will look back at the days when there was only one baby and you will invariably ask yourself: “What did I do all the time? How did I think that was hard?” It was! It was hard! You weren’t wrong. But add another baby and suddenly one baby becomes the equivalent of an island vacation in the now-kodaked version of your motherhood memories.

Nearly three months in, it still blows my mind that we have brought two little humans into the world. It is a continual wonder to me. I can now say: “I am a Mother of Boys.” Sometimes I find myself saying this the way that I used to say other things with a similar pleasure like, “My fiancé”  when I first got engaged, or “We’re newly-weds” afterwards. Mother of boys. Plural! Anyway, my new job title comes with a new uniform as well:


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