Category Archives: Florida

The year that was [my au pair year in photos]

Most of you probably didn’t notice, but I failed to post my annual humble brag letter this year. In all the craziness of the last few months, I never felt the drive, not the need to write one. Usually I … Continue reading

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Florida Vacation – Day 6 – Universal New Years Eve

Do you remember that one time I went to Florida? Yeah, me either. It was so long ago. I was just thinking about how I have finally passed the 8-month mark of my time in the US, and realised that … Continue reading

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Florida Vacation Day 5 – West Coast Style [Clearwater Beach]

After our first attempt at a day at the beach was foiled, we finally headed off to the west coast of Florida. As the driver, I made the plans, and decided that we would drive first to Ellenton Premium outlets, … Continue reading

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Florida Day 4 – Seaworld in a Wheelchair…

I went to Florida. Remember? I know, it’s been over a month since I got back, but January has gone quickly, and I’ve finally found time to try and put the last few days in Florida on my blog! By … Continue reading

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Day 3 – Hiiiiiiii Mickey! [11 hours in the Magic Kingdom]

Day 3 was THE DAY. Mickey day. There is something about Magic Kingdom that can turn pretty much anyone into a child. We left the apartment early so that we could get into the parking lot early. The thing with … Continue reading

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Florida Vacation Day 2 – “THIS IS NOT SAFE!”

Vacation, day 2, and we were ready to head to the beach. Ready, that is, until Carmen discovered she’d lost her camera case (remember my description of our make-shift purses in the previous blog, that we were using to carry … Continue reading

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Christmas Vacation – FLORIDA – Day 1 (Thing 1, Thing 2 and Plastic Bag skirts…)

Our first morning in Florida we went to Universal. We had 2-Park Passes, so we could go to both passes on both days. The day was nice, and we wore shorts and tshirts to the park, even though it was … Continue reading

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12 hours in The Happiest Place on Earth

Disney World. The two words that could probably excite a 6 year old child more than any others in the world. In the lead up to this trip, Disney was one of the things I was most excited about. Getting … Continue reading

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No good, no bad, just UGLY [Fashion victims of the Magic Kingdom]

Some would say I have my fathers sense of humor. So after writing “The good, the bad and the ugly” about Universal Studios, I couldn’t just leave it there. So on our trip to Disney’s Magic Kingdom yesterday (which I … Continue reading

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Universal Florida – The Good, The Bad & The Downright Ugly!

Florida was the original anticipated high-point of the trip for me. The Harry Potter theme park, Disney, hot weather – this place has it all pretty much… So Monday was a bunch of excitement when we arrived at Universal Islands … Continue reading

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