Dad had to work this afternoon, even though it’s a Saturday, but I felt Scarlett and I should do something to celebrate Australia Day together, seeing as we are lucky enough to live in this awesome country. So we went for a little evening run at the beach, then took a big pile of fish and chips home to share. Scarlett’s skill for the day was learning how to dip chips into a puddle of tomato sauce… which seems an appropriate skill to learn on Australia Day ;-P
I love this place!!
She’s definitely a girl… she loves shoes!
Scarlett tells me this is “pitty!”
The gorgeous beach just down the road from our house.
The story of Scarlett’s life, haha!
When we first decided to build our house, one of the things that drew me to this location was the fact that there is a coastline and beach just 5 minutes drive from the house site. And yet, we moved in and somehow just never made it to the beach! At first we didn’t have a car, and it really is just that little bit too far to walk. Then we got a car… but it was winter… and life settled into a routine… and we just never got around to it.
A few weeks ago I decided I really needed to check out this local beach! So Scarlett and I popped down for a quick little visit. It’s gorgeous!! Fairly secluded and quiet but totally stunning, it felt like being on holiday and it was less than 5 minutes drive from our house!
As soon as we got over the sand dune, Scarlett started pointing at the ocean and emiting her little interested noises “ah! ah!” I put her on the sand and she started racing off towards the water! I didn’t let her go in this time because I wanted to go to the shops afterwards, but we definitely have to head back there soon with togs and towel and let her go for it in the wet sand.