You guys know by now pretty much everything we do I find some sort of inspiration in...( most). Which is why I am always wanting to explore a bit... especially nature ( so broken record of me..) I am my own walking national geographic...but I cannot seem to stop being overwhelmed by each piece of nature I see. No matter how many times I go to the mountains, or the meadows or the ocean..it always seems fresh..and oh so relaxing. We were up quite late this past Saturday eve...having a rollicking good time with dear friends...we woke up late on Sunday for a lazy Swedish pancake breakfast. Then rather than clean, do laundry and all the other things one typically fills their day with...we went with lovely friends to the beach! Between us we took along 9 rascally boys and one darling bohemian girl! We packed picnic-y food stuffs...then spent the whole day lazing in the sun. Such a healthy..relaxing, breathtaking.. wondrous....sleepy sort of a day.
What more does one need at the beach..I do all I can to keep it simple..bikini, head wrap, cowboy hat...sun screen and sunglasses.
Look at the gorgeous sea treasure the kids found clinging to a rock..she was a beauty..all purplish-red....we always put live sea treasures back where they came from once we all get a peek!
Another spectacular find left behind by someone lovely..a palm frond hut. The little boys had a blast playing in and around it. Such a simple luxury.
There was a nice soft grassy area just beside the beach where we could grill hot dogs...that tasted so perfect after sitting in the sun!
The boys found this shady area of deliciously climb-able trees...then like a faerie garden the entire floor under the trees was covered in blooming edible nasturtiums....all that drinkable lime along with vibrant pops of yellow and orange was mouthwatering....( literally).
Most of the day, when not exploring the tress and shoreline was spent in the chilly pacific ocean...trying to catch waves!
My week has been all about my next mix of designs! ...so coming off a weekend of ocean inspiration has my mind racing..and my spirits soothed by the salt, the sea and the sun.
Hope your week is luscious..I see spring is happening in all parts now...thank goodness for everyone....go out and breathe it in..all that goodness...ahhhh!!
Cheers and happiness to you!!
~ live your poetic wanderlust !….with love, from our studio + ranch~ in the California countryside …Tracy Porter~