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It’s the last day of April, and while we’ll be sad to see Nikki’s birthday month go, we can’t help but be super excited for May. We consulted the internet, wide and far, and all signs point to yes --- May is pretty much empirically the nicest month of the year. If you live in the Northeast like us, May is less rainy than April, warmer than January, more colorful than November and basically better in all the ways than every other month. So in honor of the most magnificent month, we decided to make a list of all of our favorite things that start with the letter M. May is only the beginning...

Despite’s best efforts to warn us, we went to see the latest Nicholas Sparks flick, The Longest Ride, last week. Tear-and-shame-drenched tissues kicked under our seats aside, one thing’s for sure: Sparks has romance down to a science. And we’re not just talking about the chemistry between leads Scott Eastwood and Britt Robertson. Some might call it formulaic, but we say if it works, it works. And sure, it’s a little on the nose that every time it rains in a Nick Sparks movie love blossoms, but it has us looking forward to all those early spring storms. You know what they say, April showers bring May...romance.