Saturday, July 9, 2011

Florida

I have to admit when I first moved here I hated it. I just kept thinking "I want to go home." My legs are covered in mosquitoe bits...my hair is so frizzy I look like I stuck my finger in an electrical outlet...the majority of the surrounding community speaks spanish (I don't speak spanish). The list goes on and on. But now that I've had time to settle in there are some really great things about Florida. To help me settle in even more I thought it would be healthy to make a list of things I like about Florida. So here it is:


The Pool. We have a beautiful community pool that is really close but not too close that I have to worry about Austin getting into it without me knowing.

Lots of family oriented things to do. There are a ton of things to do and see here! I think it will really be a lot of fun once Bennett is old enough to do some things.

Ikea. There is an Ikea here about 30 minutes away. We've already been there twice and I love it. What I wouldn't give for a few hours alone in that store.

I love my beautiful apartment. It is bigger then my other apartment and it is newer. I have crown molding!

Gym. My apartment complex has a gym included and they offer exercise classes. I'm really excited and nervous but I want to get started soon.

The plants. There are so many beautiful exotic looking plants. I'm having fun planning what plants to put in my apartment and also on our balcony.

The balcony. I have a nice big balcony that Austin can play on. I am right there the whole time but it is nice to be able to leave the baby inside and have him outside at the same time.

Close shopping. There are a lot of close shops. I am excited for cooler weather because the boys and I will be able to walk. I got a double stroller on craigslist.

The beach. I live 30 minutes from a beach. White sand...clear aqua blue water. Jealous? :)

Another great thing about Florida is all the opportunity I will have to share my faith with others.

I am putting the finishing touches on the apartment so I'll be sure to post pictures soon.

3 comments:

caralee said...

I am glad you are getting settled in. Florida is beautiful, isn't it.

Patty K said...

I am jealous about the beach! And the very nice shopping within walking distance. Plus a whole new ward of people to get to know.

Leah said...

It sounds like there are lot of positive things to enjoy and look forward to. I can't wait to see pictures of your place. I always like to be able to picture people in their place, ya know?