Welcome to the 3rd edition of our “Moments that Matter” series! In this monthly series, we will give you an up close look at what life on the Chesapeake is all about. Through photos of our adventures, our family, and scenes from the Bay area, we hope to give you a taste of what inspires us (and our food).
May was a great month here in Maryland! The weather was finally warm and we were able to shake off our winter blues by soaking up the sunshine. We spent as much time as we could outdoors planting the garden, visiting family, and exploring the local towns around us. We even took our first dip in the pool this month! The water was frigid, but it’s a milestone that marks the official start of summer.
We traveled all over the Chesapeake Bay region in May. We were busy exploring the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, shopping at the DuPont Circle Farmer’s Market, picking strawberries on the Eastern Shore, checking out the Tea Party Festival in Chestertown, and strolling through downtown Annapolis. We were on the go and happily traded our winter boots for flip flops!
Enjoy this edition of “Moments that Matter” and be sure to check back soon, this summer is going to be packed with adventures! Did you miss our earlier editions of “Moments that Matter”? Don’t worry, you can find out what happened in March and April here.
We planted our garden in May. Although small, this little garden will feed us all summer long!
I snapped this photo of the Bay Bridge on a very foggy afternoon- unusual May weather for Maryland.
We put our new membership to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to good use! It was a great day in St. Michaels.
The guys ventured up to the top of the lighthouse at the Maritime Museum.
I made the climb too… here’s the view of St. Michael’s from the top of the lighthouse!
While in town, we stopped for some treats at JoJo’s Creamery!
Those dreaded April showers brought us beautiful May flowers!
The boys got a tractor driving lesson from their Pop Pop. They loved it!
There was a lot of this going on- pure bliss!
We went strawberry picking with friends at Lockbriar Farms. This little guy wasn’t too sure about eating strawberries!
We spent several afternoons strolling through downtown Annapolis. This beautiful historic home caught my eye.
We encountered these soldiers at the Chestertown Tea Party! They put down their muskets long enough to take a picture with this happy little boy.
We visited the William Paca House and Gardens. So pretty!
Family time at the William Paca House & Gardens.
This dancing lady at the farmer’s market captivated my boy’s attention. She’s been the topic of many conversations since then!
We went to many farmer’s markets in May including this one in Easton. Fresh local crabs? Yes please!