america travels

the farmers' garden.

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Eva, Blake and I woke up Saturday morning at dawn. Open windows and no AC, the Florida humidity made sleep near impossible. Since it was too early for even coffee shops, we visited Eva's favorite community farmers' garden. Sunflowers, daffodils, and rosemary galore. The overgrown Spanish moss, surrounding century-old trees, bright flowers, green green grass -- Florida is so lush.

On another note, have you ever seen two sweeter siblings? I have such a newfound soft spot for gingers.

scenes from the farm (part 2).

the twins' hidden campsite

1. The twins' hidden campsite.

the amazing woman responsible for so much beauty in the world.

2. The amazing woman responsible for all of this beauty.

flower fields and pretty barns

3. Flower fields and pretty barns.


4. One of my boyfriends for the weekend (notice the flower).

cozy sweaters and charades

5. A game of charades on the first cozy night (I did Groundhog Day even though I've never seen it. My main clue was chocolate + wine).

the mule

6. The "mule," perfect for day-time transportation and night-time star-gazing joy rides (I could never stop smiling while on it).

lunch on the patio

7. A stunning view at a lazy lunch that extended to hours of lounging in the sun.


8. Red gate, yellow flowers.

adventures on the paddleboat

9. Adventures on the paddleboat.

this sums things up quite nicely

10. White wine and goofiness-- a perfect summation of our time at the farm.

scenes from the farm (part 1).

garden summer fieldfeast

1. A leftover sign from the Garden Summer Fieldfeast.

so many great porches

2. One of the many dreamy porches on the farm.

travel & leisure from the 90s, it looks so much older

3. Vintage magazine reading on the patio.

hush sweetie, mommy's dancing

4. The other way Hailey made me giggle all weekend.

easter morning

5. Easter morning brunch (which included brownies for dessert).


6. Charlie.

my new favorite subjects

7. My new favorite subjects (evidenced here, here, and here).

sourdough bread rising

8. 100-year-old sourdough bread, rising.

easter celebrations aka lots of chocolate

9. A rare quiet moment with coffee and chocolate before the egg hunt.

impromptu photo stops in the middle of nowhere

10. Roadside stops for photoshoots in the middle of nowhere.