As we prepared to board our plane back to Mexico City this New Years Eve, I realize what a wonderful time we have had in Florida over the last 19 days.
We got to spend great quality time with family and a few friends. The children have enjoyed staying in a neighborhood at Abu and Papi’s meeting new friends across the street and running around the farm: playing in the new pond that Papa dug in his front yard, doing horse chores, enjoying bonfires, sleepovers at the cabin, dinners to Panera and DairyQueen, and of course, McDonalds!
We had a wonderful Christmas as we enjoyed a beautiful midnight mass at the Abbey at St Leo University and woke up dark and early at 5am to Oliver announcing all the presents Santa brought for him, slowly followed by Luca and Paisley.
The day was more relaxed and low-key than past Christmas’ and we loved it! It was a beautiful Christmas at the cabin even though the temperature was a record high(heat index was 90°!)
We had a visit from my friend Rachel (we go way back to our high school cross country days) and her girls! I love that children of our friends can grow up and enjoy spending time with our children! I can see these two girls running along side each other just as their mama’s ran together in high school😉
The boys splashing in the pond!
We took advantage of the unusual but beautiful Florida weather this December. We got the opportunity to go out in Aunt Lacey’s boyfriend Ryans’s boat. It was a beautiful afternoon on the water.
We want to wish everyone a very Happy New Year! We are excited to see what 2016 will bring!
Love and warm wishes to all!