January 6, 2014

The Beach.

Well I have finally bobbed up post Christmas Craziness at The Beach. Yay and double yay!  After an extremely busy Christmas and then a trip to Busselton for my sister-in-law's surprise 40th, we eventually got ourselves out to The Beach House.  And are planning to stay here for a few weeks.....


The first full day we were here I was in a jumpy, non-beachy mood so I concentrated my efforts on cleaning out The Beach House kitchen cupboards.  We had not been out here much last summer (as we had the big NYC trip) and hence the pantry had a few interesting surprises of the vintage spice/aged curry powder type.  Needless to say, once I had expended all my excess energy and made enough order at The Beach House for my type A personality,  I was able to relax into holiday mode.  We had a gorgeous beachy morning with The Farmkids yesterday.  So much easier now they can both swim!

One of my favourite things about life in a little coastal town is the "town" bit.  Living on a farm our friends and neighbours are usually a decent drive away.  We are lucky enough to have close friends with a beach house in the same street here and lots of other friends just a short walk away.  This results in lots of wandering around drinking coffee or wine depending on the hour.  Having a local fish and chip shop seems like a luxury coming from The Farm!  (Although one meal of fish and chips always seems enough for a few weeks...)

Old Photo - Put In As I Had Lost This Hat And Found It While Cleaning Out Cupboards - Yay!

So - enough smug beachiness from me for now.  I will try and pop up the odd blog post whilst out here as I will hopefully have a bit more time.

I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and New Year.  Once again no huge New year's resolutions for me.

Take care wherever you are.


More Beach


CountryMouse said...

Feel free to send a lot more beachiness our way. It looks beautiful and very swimmable unlike the beaches here that are not so stinger free.

Heidi said...

Oh that does look very blissful. Sounds like you've got a nice balance too between having friends nearby, but not the whole of Perth. There's a beach place that all our friends go to - Victor Harbour. I hate it. You pretty much just see all the people you usually see and it's completely crowded etc. I like to feel like I've got away from everyday life, bumping into acquaintances in the supermarket is not getting away! Enjoy the relaxing now that you've purged the cleaning frenzy! xx

Makeminemidcentury said...

A beach house sounds divine. Lucky thing. I've been looking for a decent straw hat, and now I'm back at work there seems no point. I can imagine your glee at finding that straw baby. Keep relaxin' Lady.

**Anne** said...

Enjoy your beachy holiday. Some snaps of your beach house would be most welcome! :)
Anne xx

Lisa @ Blithe Moments said...

I'm just back from the beach, it is such a relaxing place I miss it already. Have a wonderful break!

Donna said...

It look beautiful - have a wonderful holiday!

cilosophy said...

that beach looks amazing.

Housewife in Heels said...

We're at the beach at Gold Coast. Will send you a message in a bottle x