Have I mentioned that we're never leaving the South Shore? 🙂 The longer I live here, the more I love it.
Sunday was an awesome day - easily one of the best of the summer. We spent all day (10 hours) at the beach with friends and, my gosh, we had a great time. It was our first experience driving onto Duxbury Beach and now we know why everyone raves about the experience so much. The actual drive to the beach was breathtaking (I felt like we were on the California coast) and the ease of driving all of your stuff right onto the sand was the best thing ever. I'm not sure I'll ever look at a trip to the beach the same way again!
Once we parked and unpacked, sun protection was our first matter of business. Putting sunscreen on Quinn used to be the biggest fight, but now he loves applying his "kid's sunblock" and insists on doing it himself.
Then, breakfast was our next matter of business.
Our friends brought ingredients to make breakfast sandwiches and home fries, which, of course, was the greatest thing ever. They're Duxbury Beach regulars, so they had things planned out to a science.
Once we had food in our bellies, it was play time for both the kids and adults! 🙂
The morning flew by and, before we knew it, it was lunchtime and there was all sorts of delicious food to share.
We had originally planned to leave after lunch with our friends for nap time (their little guy is 2 years old), but then we thought maybe the boys would nap in the car if we took them for a drive down the beach. Sure enough, they zonked out and our beach day continued!
Qman slept for nearly 2 hours and woke up ready to play at the beach some more! (He's holding a tiny hermit crab in his hand.)
Eventually, the tide came in and we ran out of space, so it was time to leave. On the way home, we stopped at The Oysterman for dinner, which ended up being the perfect way to end a day at the beach.
We shared pulled pork sliders and fried oysters as appetizers.
And then I ordered a big salad with spiced chicken for my entree. We had heard The Oysterman was a great spot, and it definitely lived up to its positive review. We're big fans and will definitely visit again!
Question of the Day
What's your favorite part about a day at the beach?
I honestly love it all, but I especially love quiet mornings on the beach. They're so relaxing.