Our Picnic with a Fantastic View

by Carrie with Children with 10 comments

Spring has arrived in Florida!  The weather has been absolutely fantastic this past week!  Saturday morning, I packed a big picnic lunch and got the girls ready for a visit to the Riverside Arts Market.  We had a great time browsing the local artist’s booths and checking out the local farmers selling produce.

The really fun part of our day was the picnic!   Check out the amazing view from our favorite picnic spot!  What’s not to love?!

Downtown Jacksonville

We found a great park bench right along the Riverwalk and had a fun, little picnic.  Maggie loved watching all of the boats go by and Molly just loved soaking up the sunshine.  It was such a nice change of pace and I was thankful for the warm weather too.

Picnic along the River

This silly picture especially cracked me up. Maggie told me she wanted her picture taken with a boat, so I told her to say “cheese” but instead she struck a pose… so sassy!

Sassy Maggie

I’m excited that we found this great spot.  I have a feeling it’s the first of many picnics we’ll have there.  Next time, we’ve got to make sure we take Daddy with us!

Does your family have a favorite picnic spot?

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  • Sarah

    Such beautiful shots. Looks like a great day.

    • Carrie with Children

      Thanks Sarah! We had a really fun day. I’m already looking forward to our next picnic!

  • Amber

    I am jealous of your waterfront picnic site! The farthest afield we’ve ever gone is the local park. Maybe we’ll have to remedy that.

    • Carrie with Children

      Oh Amber, you’ve gotta try it! Picnics are so fun…and relaxing too!

  • Melissa

    Wow, that is so gorgeous! I love Maggie’s pose!

    • Carrie with Children

      Isn’t Maggie’s pose too funny? She cracks me up, such a diva!

  • Sarah

    Looks like you guys had a great time! I LOVE the pic of Maggie in front of the boat…too cute. We don’t have a picnic spot…we need to find one!

    • Carrie with Children

      Thanks Sarah! We had such a fun afternoon! Maggie’s sassy pose cracks me up each time I look at the picture! 🙂 Hope you all find the “perfect” picnic spot this spring!

  • Colleen

    I do love the two weeks of spring we get in FL before the humidity ruins it all LOL! Actually it has been nice for a while.

    We don’t picnic much but we do bring picnic food to the beach and do the barbeque thing!

    • Carrie with Children

      Ha! So true! Gotta fit those picnics in before the humidity gets here! 🙂

      A beach picnic would be really fun!