A Picnic Date in a Forest

The other morning we set of to have a romantic picnic date at Tokai forest picnic area.  The picnic area is just amazing and is a great place to run around and act like a kid again, or let your kids be kids. It was a cooler day and just the perfect weather for a lovely picnic surrounded by larger than life pine trees, fat squirrels running everywhere and little flowers popping out all over.  I felt so under prepared sitting there with our little salad rolls, popcorn and one measly orange, while everyone was bbq-ing away a storm.  If I had binoculars I would have been ogling out everyone’s preparedness and delicious food.

It was a perfect day to be out in nature and just enjoying each others company,  I don’t know what it is about a nice cool South African winter ( Its like Autumn or Spring for the rest of the world) that makes me so giddy and just want to go explore and picnic everywhere.  I couldn’t wipe the smile of my face, while sitting on the tree stump bench, eating my popcorn and watching my selfish husband find some crackers in the bag and not even offer me one, while he devours the whole lot.  Next time I will definitely bring a little baggy of wood to make a fire and really cosy up to this beautiful weather, hopefully next time Carl will share a cracker with me.

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^^ Sandwich enjoyment face.

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^^ The cutest little face.  The picnic area is perfect for bbq-ing (braaing).

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^^ Nature is so cute.

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^^ Picnic food ready to be devoured.

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^^ Larger than life trees.

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^^ Yummy popcorn face.

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^^ Surrounded by trees.

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^^ Pretty little flowers everywhere.

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^^  a squirrel leftover picnic food.

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^^ Pretty green.

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