Monday, January 9, 2012

we live near the ocean

We count ourselves pretty lucky to live up the hill from this little spot. We aren't all-day beach-goers (my fair skin isn't particularly suited to this summer sun) but we like to go for early morning or early evening sojourns where we putter and swim. 

Yesterday, when the screams were becoming a little persistent and Daniel's and my patience was wearing thin, we headed to the sand and the salt, thankful for the open space. I got to wear my new hat (love it) and, when it came time to swim, I dove into the silence and relished in the buoyancy (and the personal space).
 
Poet wears lace romper c/o Sapling (a Sapling interview and giveaway will be posted tomorrow)

42 comments:

  1. Looks like paradise to me. I grew up by the beach - it is what I miss the most living in Paris. Seeing the horizon, hearing the sound of the waves clashing and feeling the warm sand under my feet. Love your new beach hat - you look great in it!

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  2. Oh how I wish I lived near the beach again. I miss it so.

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  3. Sounds like pure bliss. I must get to the beach with my little ones these holidays. I love seeing their faces when they take in the ocean and it's enormity. So lovely! x

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  4. You are so lucky.. my dad told me the other day that apparently 40% of Australian kids have never seen the beach.. I don't believe it (how could it be that high when most of the population live near the coast) but he insisted it was true.. very sad if it is.

    I LOVE your new hat.. Lisa Gorman can do no wrong!
    (and I have just sent the link to Tom as it's my birthday in a couple of weeks.. )

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  5. We live near the ocean. I dont think i could move away from the coast now after being here so long. We venture out early mornings or late afternoons. Its nice to be able to do that with ease.I love your hat. Thanks for the link!

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  6. I've just spent a week up near your part of the ocean, it's very beautiful up there- nothing like the morning beach, home, afternoon beach, BBQ routine. I'm missing it this week!

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  7. I am forever in search of a hat that I will gladly wear. I am always telling my boys to put their hats on, but struggle to do it myself, still looking for a summer hat for this summer!. Yours is very cute!

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  8. Ay carumba, sexy Mumma! Kellie xx (have no idea how to spell ay carumba)

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  9. We were paddling in the waters of The Haven yesterday too. We do live in a piece of paradise.
    Gorgeous swimmers btw, sexy mumma!

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  10. Right there with ya, I pretty much only go to the beach in the morning or at night. Both are perfect. p.s. loving your swimsuit and your hat lady! xx

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  11. Phwoar, Jodi you look stunning. Look at those cossies too! I got some polka dot ones too.

    x

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  12. the silence and the space is one of my favourite things and a big part of why i'm so drawn to surfing. yours looks like a magic piece of coast.

    xo

    ps love your togs!

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  13. The beach is a magical place to be near. Gorgeous cossie. xx

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  14. Yay, you look so stunning my lovely.

    we are now about to be coasties again . Yippee!

    x

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  15. You are so lucky, looks gorgeous there and your polka dot suit is adorable :)

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  16. I'm a terrible middle-of-the-screeching-hot-day-at-the-beach person. But the beginning and the end are the best!

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  17. you look GORGEOUS!! wow, you inspire me to dare to go shopping for a bathing suit....stunning~ :)

    X

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  18. Those bathers are damn perfection - you look fab!
    We live at the beach too and even in all of the craziest busy times over summer it is still the best place to be. Hearing that ocean solves many a problem I think!

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  19. I miss our beach. You look stunning. x

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  20. My grandparents used to take me to the haven for a paddle when i was little & my now hubby proposed to me at the top of the skillion almost 2 years ago so your part of the world is super special to me.
    I love your cossie, who is it by?

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  21. What a gorgeous mama! That swimsuit is fab! How awesome to live by the ocean, it must be bliss xx

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  22. The hat & swimsuit look great! What a gorgeous day to hit the beach.

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  23. You are soooo lucky, to be beside the sea. I love your beach ensemble. Lovely pictures, Jxx

    ps perfect antidote to another rainy cold Glasgow day!

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  24. heaven! :)
    p.s. love the hat!

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  25. I love your bathing suit! Oh how I wish it was summer where I am...

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  26. Wow this is so beautiful and you are defenitly a yummy mummy...stunning!

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  27. Looks like heaven to me! And is there anything better than the beach at dusk? xx

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  28. My SIL lives in your beautiful part of the world. Like you, I adore the beach in the early mornings or late afternoons. Perfection. x

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  29. and a vintage floral bonnet on poe...just as you envisioned. x

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  30. Oh my goodness that photo of you, totally, classically, hot. wow. xx jay

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  31. so beautiful. thanks for stopping by my blog and for the pregnancy well-wishes. now i know about yours, and it is truly lovely. all the best.

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  32. I love your cossie & hat! We are heading down the coast next week - cant wait. I miss living by the sea :)

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  34. Here (France) we're freezing ! I wrap myself up warmly and read your posts : it's warming my heart ! You wear a wonderfull bathing suit. Where did you get it ?

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  35. It is such a blessing to live near the ocean, we are thankful for it every single day we get to go down there. Love your snaps, you look amazing... gorgeous swimsuit and hat :o) xo

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  36. What a super cute swimsuit! Adorable. Just like your blog.
    D
    x

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  37. There's nothing better than just popping to the beach whenever you feel like or need to! Very blessed!

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  38. This is just divine. You look stunning and your kids so happy. I'm missing the beach so much at the moment.

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  39. 5 years ago we lived near the beach (we live in USA and lived in Georgia, but now live in Ohio)...how I miss it...the nature, wind, waves, salty! We used to take trips there quite often...now we have to PLAN a trip. We live near family now, so I have to say that right now THIS is more important, although I fondly remember our beach days!

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