Day 5 Tuesday – Clearwater Beach
Highway to Clearwater, FL
Feels like you’re ascending the heavens
Our little area
Making sand castles
Notice the Olaf shirt
The lifeguard is so chill
Restaurant where we ate
I needed a drink or two after the heat
View from the table
Fresh mahi mahi
Crab and grouper salad
Clearwater sidewalk, where they are super nice to pedestrians
It stormed like crazy on our way back to the hotel
Thunderstorms on the water
Day 6 Wednesday – Tampa/New Port Richey
If you’re ever in Tampa, try Hawkeye’s Pizza. Zabiha. New York style meat lovers 28 inch pizza. Best thing I ate on the trip.
At my cousin’s house in New Port Richey.
Everyone was so nice at my cousin’s place. And they let my kids do whatever they wanted.
Clowning around on the bunk beds.
Celebrating my cousin’s birthday
Waiting for cake
Day 7 Thursday – Orlando
Rental town home
View from entry
Welcome to Disney
Now pay for parking
On the tram to the monorail
On the monorail to the entrance
Waiting for Mickey
Best part of the trip
The giant rodent that started it all
Starting our day
Tiana and Prince Naveen
Disney movies/characters parade
Dragon from Sleeping Beauty
These two again
Mickey up close
Anna from Frozen
Elsa from Frozen
He was the only boy in line. I waited 70 mins in the heat for him to meet this girl. If that’s not good parenting, I don’t know what is.
Disney Ferry to the parking lot
Waiting on the ferry
Day 8 Friday – Orlando/Clermont
Picking oranges in Clermont
Best Cuban food in Orlando
Day 9 Saturday – Drive home
Cizar’s, restaurant near Nashville
On the road back to Chicago
Last Stop – in laws place
Made it home, souveniers intact
Today is my husband’s birthday! Yay!
We didn’t get to go out to a restaurant like we wanted, so dinner had to be pizza.
Deep dish, Chicago style, and meat lovers, of course.
Since it was his special day, he got to order what he wanted. I personally don’t like deep dish pizza very much. I’d pick New York style over it any time.
My husband and I have now been together for over eight years. I hope we get to spend many more birthdays together. ❤️
And for nostalgic purposes, here are some photos of us from our honeymoon in Orlando, Florida.
If you look real close there’s a blurry-ish full shot of me.
Happy March everyone! I can totally sense the allergies coming on.