Just got home from a week in Florida! It was a wonderful rest, even though I did manage to get heat exhaustion while at Universal Studios. That was not a good day, but the peeps at Universal were fabulous and let us come back to finish our visit 2 days later at no extra charge. So nice! The Harry Potter section was by far the family favourite! Our kids are like Trekkies, but for Harry Potter. And I have to admit to being a bit of a fan myself.
It looked a bit dodgy at first, but that butterbeer is delicious!
Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
We ate lunch at the Three Broomsticks
Loved Olivander's! Pretty much a re-enactment of the wand scene from the first Harry Potter.
Our 5 year old, although pretty well versed in everything Harry Potter due to having 2 older sisters, loved Dr. Seuss land.
Love this picture. But I also just love The Lorax!
While we were gone, the new roof went up! Kind of hard to get a good picture of it because it is so high up, but it is now a nice charcoal grey (instead of hunter green). We also put in two skylights and two sun tunnels (both by Velux). I didn't love not being around for all this, and the skylights that were put in were a bit smaller than I wanted, but what can you do! It will all look great in the end. I'd say that my dad did a pretty fantastic job of co-ordinating things without me around. And so great for me to see so much progress after a week of relaxation!
But that's the end of the rest! So much to work on now. We've got windows coming in a week, stucco to arrange, the gable ends to finish, the basement floor to pour, insulation to order, the interior framing to finalize, quoting for heating and air conditioning....