We always seem to decide to go to the beach on a whim. Last Thursday Nathan came home from work in the middle of the day, frustrated, and said 'he was taking the rest of the day off'. Peyton out of nowhere says 'Daddy, let's go to the beach!'. So.. why not? We packed up a few things and headed out to the door. Naturally, we headed to our favorite beach. Laguna Beach. (Not to mention it's the closest to our house anyways). Driving out there I realized it would be Elliott's first time at the beach! Made this spontaneous trip that much better :) We arrived, settled in the sand, and enjoyed that afternoon. Elliott's toes (or bottom half.. woops) got in the water. And Peyton would have swam out with the dolphins if she could.. I swear she was a mermaid in previous life! She absolutely loves the water. Nathan got quite the workout chasing her in and out of the water. It's days like this that remind me just how beautiful family time can be and the little moments are what it is all about. Peyton's laughs and excitment, Elliott's wide eyes watching the waves and action around him. Those moments. Happiness.