We Heart Malibu- My daughter’s first “surfing” lesson

Before we left for Florida last week we were in Southern California and visited some friends in Malibu.  When I met my husband he lived in Malibu.  I moved from NorCal (near San Francisco) to Malibu after we got tired of the long distance traveling.  For this reason Malibu will always have a special place in my heart.  (Not to mention Malibu has great weather 92% of the year).

During our visit our friend Gerry gave our daughter a “surfing” lesson.  She has been wanting to learn to surf (even though she is only 3).  He put her in the tiny wetsuit and set her up on the boogie board.

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My daughter is a total water baby and loves the beach and pools. She had a ball!

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After her “surfing” (boogie boarding) lesson and before we had to hop on the road to drive home 6 hours, we splashed in the ocean (which is the Pacific and freezing cold) and played in the sand.  My daughter didn’t want to leave.  I can’t blame her.  I’m always a little sad to leave too.

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I can’t wait until we can go back and stay even longer.SONY DSCI woke up to a bunch of these awesome photos in my inbox today and they put a smile on my face.  Just seeing how the sun reflects off the water is so pretty that I thought I would share some of them.

Do you have a special place that just makes you feel happy? (other than Disneyland because that is a given) haha

1 COMMENT

  1. Leslee | 27th Feb 14

    Your daughter’s ‘surfing’ lessons are adorable, she looks very happy! The ocean makes me happy, and come a couple of weeks I’ll be VERY happy!!

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