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A Peaceful Paddle

A Peaceful Paddle

There's nothing like the serenity of being out on the ocean on a calm, peaceful day. A few years ago we purchased two, double Kayaks so that we could take advantage of the beautiful beach that we're so fortunate to live nearby. A perfect day for us would include a leisurely paddle from Crescent beach to White Rock beach to grab some breakfast. There is something appealing about starting off the morning feeling like you've earned your meal!!! 

After breakfast, we would paddle out and find a peaceful spot to float on the open ocean and read our books. It is so quiet  out there with only the odd fish jumping,  birds flying past, or train whistling along the tracks in the distance to remind us that we're not alone out there. This summer we added to our collection of ocean toys. We purchased four, inflatable Jimmy Styks paddle boards from Costco for around $650 each. They come with backpacks and pumps that allow us to hike into places that are well off the beaten path.  I am so impressed with how stable and sturdy these boards have proven to be.  We're so blessed to have such incredible natural beauty all around us. As a family, we are always looking for fun and interesting ways to interact with our environment.. 

 There's nothing like being on the ocean during sunset. The hues of red and gold reflecting off the ocean's surface is magical.

Every adventure we go on strengthens our family's bonds and creates happy memories that are sure to last a lifetime.

Very grateful to live here.

It's All in the Mix

It's All in the Mix

Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal

Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal