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Showing posts from May, 2012

"In that great street, carnival..."

Grrrrrrr. I am in a terrible mood tonight, and the beer I had after PJ went to bed isn't helping. It's a shame, because today was actually a wonderful- albeit hot- day!

Today was the annual May Fair in our little town! It's a huge street fair down the main street that has tons of fun craft stands, bands, food, kid rides and activities. It is one of my favorite days of the year! I was pregnant for my first May Day and imagined what it would be like to bring our baby over the next years! Our first year, PJ was only 6 months old, and I was so happy and proud walking our cute, chubby little blonde dude around! Last year, we spend May Fair with PJ's cousins, and got to enjoy both the fair and cousin time!

This year, PJ was finally old enough to really particpate, and it was such a good time! Pete had to work tonight, so we went as a family in the morning! The day was already warm and humid at 10am, but we strolled the fair together, checking out the stands and putting PJ …

"Tonight, we are young! So let's set the world on fire!"

Today... boys slept in a little, cuddled up in bed while I made breakfast. It was the sweetest thing ever.

...PJ had a great therapy session. He is improving and growing before our eyes!

...we had a train-filled, Munchkin-filled, Mama-chat-filled, toddler-hug-and-kisses-filled play date today with some dear friends and it was wonderful!

...PJ took a long nap while the sky opened up this afternoon- I haven't seen it rain like that in a long time!

...while Pete got ready for work I giggled with my best Boy over chicken nuggets and strawberries.

...PJ and I enjoyed a frozen yogurt date with the Oldest/Bestest and her littles. I sometimes, still, can't believe that it's not just Randi and I meeting to gossip and laugh. We are totally grown-ups now. So strange.


...Pete is at work. Boo.

...There is no hockey on. Double boo.

...PJ is tucked into bed after utilizing the trampoline to work off his frozen yogurt high! He looks supersuperhandsome in his new jamm…

"I see you've come so far to be right where you are..."

Today was a simple, sweet little day. Pete worked last night so he slept for a bit of the day, but knowing that he'd be home with us tonight gave me something to look forward to.

Summer is thiiiiiiiisclose and the days have been increasingly humid. My, ahem...heat-sensitive men are already feeling the effects, and when Pete woke up from his nap, he said "You are not cooking tonight, there will be nothing turned on in that kitchen."

Sounded good to me. Instead, we took pizza over to his parents house so we could take advantage of their lovely back deck for some alfresco dining! As it turned out, my sassy little nieces were there and PJ was in Cousin Heaven. PJ sat with Riley (who is also Pete's goddaughter) and played so sweetly that I didn't even dare to jump up for my camera and risk breaking the spell. They chatted about cars, ran through the yard, and socialized on the steps. Riley looked so happy to have her youngest cousin all to herself and PJ looked ecst…

"I'll do my Sunday dreaming..."

Sunday Stuff...

Today is my Mom's 60th birthday! We enjoyed brunch at The Main Street Mansion and celebrated her day! I ate so much that I could feel my stomach pressing against my sternum, and PJ ate his weight in fruit, bagels, and whipped cream! Everything was delicious and the day is beautiful- what a wonderful way to wish a Happy Birthday to my Mom!

I can't believe it's already mid-May! I don't know where this year is going but it's going by fast! My baby is two and a half! How can that be? Mid-May also means that summer is around the corner! My mom and my sister are planning a trip to the outlets tomorrow to do some clothes shopping! I am on the prowl for summer things for PJ because the poor dude has nothing! Also, I need a bra. All I have left are nursing bras and one push-up from Victoria's Secret!

The weather reports are calling for rain and as I type, there's a breeze blowing in some darker clouds, but I am hoping it holds off because my sister-i…

"It's you and me in the summertime..."


I am very, very tired today after a restless night with PJ.I do love me a good thunder and lightning storm, but the one that hit us around 1:30am woke my sweet dude with some loud rounds of God bowling. One loud clap had PJ hightailing it into my bed before the flash of lightning had disappeared! He tried his best to snuggle close and go back to sleep, but once awakened, he tossed and turned all night. I might have been able to doze had the flailing hands/toes/elbows/etc of said tosser not prevented me from doing so.

Now PJ is napping on this warm Wednesday and I thinking about how warm it really is and that I really need to go shopping for some summer clothes! I can't believe it's already mid-May! Last summer was wonderful- we swam and and beached and play-dated and Pocono-ed to our hearts content! It was the first summer that PJ was big enough to actually do things and every day filled my heart!

I am looking forward to this summer, too, but now we have all of PJ&#…

"Now the years are rolling by me, they are rocking easily.I am older then I once was, but younger then I'll be- that's not unusual..."

Before I get started, can we all just take a second to swoon over the magic that is Simon and Garfunkel? Really. The wordsmith that Paul is? That magical, lilting voice of Art's? If you've been here before you've noticed my habit of using song lyrics in all of my posts and, more often then not, there's a Simon and Garfunkel lyric that speaks right to what I'm feeling that day.

At any rate, we are all older then we once were, but I am especially as I turned 35 yesterday. Gah. Thirty-freakin'-five. That seems to be the age where you're supposed to start being serious about battling crows feet and for the love of GOD don't have a baby because your eggs are dried up and it'll have eight heads!

Ahem. That might be a bit dramatic. But still...

Thankfully, this new season opened it's blooms with much less turmoil then all of that. In fact, my week has been full of the kind of kindness and love that I couldn't have built up to at 16 or 21. In typica…