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I think I can say that Fall is finally here. Or at least the crisp Fall air is finally here. The colors not so much. We still haven't gotten around to any Fall activities, and at this point, I'm not sure when or if we'll do them.  Renovation updates We are almost at the halfway point into our ground floor renovation. The flooring is almost done, cabinets are ready to be setup, appliances are here. It's exciting to be on the other side of the renovation when things are getting finished. There's still easily 2.5 weeks worth of work left in the kitchen, and another 2-2.5 weeks for the master bathroom, so mid-November is likely when we are done with the renovation. Assuming no delays.  Flooring coming along All of us are pretty exhausted at this point. Walking up and down the stairs to pick items from the makeshift pantry and then cook on the main floor gets old very fast. I have been able to work from home without issues and I'm grateful for that. I've set up m

Where I'm Heading to Now


This is where I'm heading to, this weekend.
Tropical trees in Miami (I haven't seen these in a while)

Miami

And on the return, I can't wait to visit this place:
Hogsmeade in Universal Studios, Florida

And drink this:
Butterbeer




Comments

JoV said…
Have fun Aths! Aren't you stopping by Disneyworld? lol :D
bermudaonion(Kathy) said…
I bet you'll be happy to get away from the cold! I hope you have a blast!
SuiteJuju from Tales of Whimsy said…
Oooooooooooo have fun! This is gorgeous time of year in Miami. Hot without being too humid and crowded. Enjoy. Bring us pics and a full report on Hogsmeade.
Helen Murdoch said…
AHHHHHH... have a fantastic time. Warm weather, good food, and Harry Potter. What more could a girl want? I really enjoyed the Universal Studios Harry Potter tour in London so I am sure Harry Potter World will be fantastic!
Leeswammes said…
Have a great time, Athira!
Aparatchick said…
Welcome to Florida! The weather's beautiful here today. Just an FYI about Harry Potter - it's still very busy there; go early if you can. Have fun!
Athira / Aths said…
I would have but two theme works will blow away my savings. :)
Athira / Aths said…
Thanks! It was fun!
Athira / Aths said…
Hogsmeade was awesome!
Athira / Aths said…
I enjoyed the one in Florida! it was really worth it!
Athira / Aths said…
It was busy! But we took our time through the park and enjoyed it.