Part of my to-do list was to go hiking. Chris and I got a good hike in before I left for Florida. We hiked about three miles in total up to a lookout tower and then back down. I love hiking in the fall. It's not too hot and it's not too cold, plus there's no bugs!
The place that Nadia and I stayed at in Florida provided us with very basic kitchen utensils and accessories. So when we wanted to make cookies and didn't have any bowls to mix the dough in, we had to resort to the next best thing.
Yes...that is a coffee pot. A little unconventional, but it got the job done! We also went to Downtown Disney a couple of nights, which is a shopping and dining area within the Disney realm. They have lots of cute shops and restaurants, and they have a tethered hot air balloon with the Disney characters on it. This is the third time I tried to take a ride in this balloon, and once again I was thwarted by the wind. When I go back in March, I am making it my goal to ride in that balloon no matter what!
Here are some pictures from the plane ride back. I love taking pictures of the clouds and sky. We so rarely get to see the view from up there, so I always like to capture it.
When I got back, I pretty much got to see everyone right away. My parents picked us up from the airport, and then I saw Chris and my friends later on that night and the next day. One of my best friends and I spent some quality girl time at the beach while the sun was setting.
Chris has a fireplace and I'm super jealous. Although I pretty much get to enjoy it a lot anyway, but I still wish I had a fireplace. I think they're so cozy, romantic, and sort of old-fashioned in a way.
Fireplace season is here! It definitely makes being cooped up inside due to cold and/or snow more interesting and fun.