. . . love, elizabeth



A Hot Morning at Circle B


My friend Molly flew in from England last Thursday, and after letting her recover from the trip on Friday, Josh and I dragged her out of bed bright and early on Saturday morning, fed her some waffles, and hauled her off to our favorite swamp.

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Mead Botanical Gardens


At the end of last summer, Josh surprised me with a birthday visit to Winter Park, having discovered that it was the home to a well-known vegan restaurant and some nice botanical gardens. As we got ready to leave early that morning, his only clue was that I needed to wear some sneakers and bring my camera.

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Last Morning in New York City


After spending Friday exploring Manhattan and Saturday attending the Book Riot Live convention, Josh and I had a little bit of time on Sunday morning before we had to be at the airport.

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A Winter Day at Palma Sola Park

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I visited my grandparents in Bradenton a few weeks ago and took advantage of a sunny Saturday afternoon to explore one of my favorite places in the area, Palma Sola Botanical Park.

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Orb-weavers of Central Florida


I used to be terrified of spiders. 

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A White Christmas in Winter Haven

Misty morning

I know that it’s several weeks past the holidays, but bear with me as I share this and one other post about some Christmastime magic I got to experience!

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Hello again


I hope that everyone had a wonderful holiday season! Mine was merry and bright, as I got to spend it with my family, a few dozen books, and a big enough portion of schoolwork to keep me on my toes!

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Life Update: Job Offers, Disney, and Bike Rides

Water Lilies

Okay, I’m making myself sit down, take a break from stressing out about orchestrating all the details of my life, and just write something. So this post might read more like a stream-of-conscious journal entry, but if you were wondering where I’ve been for the past several months, then read on, my friends!

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A Florida Sunrise Safari

Sunrise silhouette

At seven in the morning, I jolted awake, feeling as if I had overslept. In reality, it was my day off work and the first day in a week that I had slept in past five.

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