On Sunday night, we drove out to Macandrew Bay (on the peninsula) to spend the evening having a picnic dinner with some of our good friends, Ash + Sam.

During our drive there, Tim and I found ourselves talking about how we really haven't taken advantage of picnics this summer. We used to be such huge fans of packing up a picnic basket and spending time enjoying a meal outside (and we still do!) but life lately has been so hectic that being intentional about getting out in the evenings has taken a bit of a back seat on our priority list. Quite often, when it comes to 6pm all we want to do is snuggle up together on the couch with our dinner bowls and get immersed in our favourite tv series, rather than taking that little bit more thought / forward thinking, jumping in the car and finding a nice wee spot to have tea.

It's something I want to do more.

I am such a beach baby, I love being outside and I loveeeee soaking up any Vitamin D I can get. We are so lucky to live so close to an endless amount of beautiful beaches that it seems like such a waste not to take advantage of it.

Picnics are such a nice, little pick me up. They are one of those simple pleasures in life that are important to prioritise. Being able to just sit together, with no distractions of your phone or the tv or even cleaning (yes, cleaning! my biggest procrastination method!) is so refreshing.

Make time in your week for the little things.

When Sunday rolls around, you'll look back and be so thankful you did!

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  1. This looks like such a beautiful day! I need to make a little time for a picnic soon. We want for a short hike with my parents' dogs and they loved their mini adventure!

    1. Hey Breanna! It was gorgeous! We are definitely going to be picnic-ing more over the next few weeks while the weather is still nice here! x


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