Florida Fun!

So, I went to florida with my best friend of 25 years, Savahna, to visit our best friend of like 24 years, Kati! The three of us grew up having sleepovers, going to school together, attending each others birthday parties, first boyfriends, Kati and I went to photo school together, getting tattooed, were there physically or in spirit for each others weddings, husbands, children and everything else good and bad.  I’m not sure if I regret only busting out my camera before we boarded to Florida and on our last day before heading back home to New York… But I did get some great snaps of Kati’s children which was my main goal for bringing my pro camera! This first set is with my professional camera and the ones that follow (I’ll make a break in the post) I took with my phone and I’m okay and happy with that. We kept very busy seeing Punta Gorda, Ft Myers, checking out the evening scene at some awesome bars, had some good beer, played some darts and did a lot of catching up! It was such a lovely trip to reconnect! We even had a visit from another high school friend who lives a few hours away! There were some flight issues on our way back that changed my mind about mid week vacations between weddings/during wedding season! We almost didn’t make it back to NY Thursday night!! I’m SO glad everything worked out and I even got a late night sprint in from one wing of the airport to the other, haha. Other than that very stressful aspect of the trip and a terrible hangover I’d say it was one heck of a trip! 🙂

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Cell phone/Instagram shots below:

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June 23, 2014

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  1. Wow, you guys had a blast, huh? We are going to FL in August, but we are doing the Disney thang 🙂

  2. What personality those kids have! Great documentation of your trip.

  3. Jaime says:

    What a fun trip! The kids are hilarious!!

  4. Debra says:

    What wonderful photos. It looks like you all had a great time. I loved all those candid shots of the kids – their true personalities come out!

  5. Elizabeth says:

    Gorgeous pictures of your trip! I’m ready for a vacation now and Florida sounds wonderful!

  6. What beautiful photos and friends! Looks like you had a fabulous time.

  7. Courtney says:

    That sounds like such a fun trip and I can tell you had an awesome time! Your photos make me jealous though, Florida looks awesome!

  8. Liz Mays says:

    You really captured the spirit and essence of your trip. It makes me want to do everything you did!

  9. Mitch says:

    The top two pictures of the kids look like artwork! Your pictures are all beautiful, what a pleasure this post is!

  10. I remember going to FL as a kid we had SO much fun!!! I love the pics I can’t wait to be able to take my son!

  11. Melissa says:

    What a fun time! I’m in love with all of these photos.

  12. Jessica says:

    Florida is definitely a great place to visit and it looks like you guys adventured to a beautiful part of it. I have been living here all of my life and couldn’t imagine going anywhere else!

  13. Brett Martin says:

    Amazing pictures! That looks like an awesome pics.

  14. Debbie Denny says:

    Looks like a lot of fun. Great pictures.

  15. I RELLY love your photos. They are so bright and cheerful. Looks like you had a blast.

  16. Kiwi says:

    Let me just say right now…I am in love with your photography! Absolutely beautful and when I upgrade my lens I definitely want to take some pointers from you! BEAUTIFUL!!!

  17. Carly says:

    Looks like you had a blast! Her kids are too cute!

  18. Amazing photos! I am glad that you had a good time and that your took your camera with you!!

  19. teresa mccluskey says:

    I love how your photos tell a story!! I have a friend moving to FL and I think she is just so lucky!!

  20. WOW!!! Such AWESOME stinking photos!!!! Makes me wish I was right there in FL. I’ve never been, but I’d sure love to!

  21. Kay Adeola says:

    Looks like you had a great time.Great pictures they are all lovely.

  22. It looks like you had a great time! Everyone looks so happy. The sky is beautiful, day and night. Great photos.

  23. Felicia says:

    These pictures are great! It looks like you all had a blast.

  24. melinda says:

    great photos. I’m ready to get on vacation nw

  25. Bekki says:

    You truly do take gorgeous photos! I absolutely love their faces in them. Looks like you had a great time as well.

  26. Veronica says:

    Life’s wonderful moments captured! Beautiful pictures

  27. Looks like you had a great time. And your camera takes great pictures!!

  28. I live in FT MYERS! Hooray! I love it down here. What bar were you at with all the taps on the wall? That is a place I haven’t been to but MUST GO!!

  29. Rosey says:

    Visiting friends is fun. Visiting Florida is fun too!! We just got back, and I already miss it. 🙂

  30. Everybody has been going to Florida it seems. It looks like you guys had a great time 🙂

  31. Christie says:

    I love how your pics tell the story. Yay for visiting Florida!

  32. Wow, looks like you had an amazing trip! I love the pictures, great job, and the giraffe picture is adorable!

  33. It’s great getting together with friends, especially when it’s been a while. Looks like everyone had fun!

  34. Great photos! So crisp with bright colors. Looks like you had a great time with your life-long friends too.

  35. Pam says:

    What an amazing trip for you all and a great reunion. We all need to do something like this every few years to recharge and reconnect with friends.

  36. Ashley M says:

    It looks like your family had a blast! Also, really great photography!

  37. Becka says:

    beautiful pictures! You are a really good photographer with a good camera. Your kids are adorable!

  38. Tonia says:

    Such gorgeous photos. What a fun reunion you three had. I hope you get to do it again soon.

  39. Oh my gosh, I’m IN LOVE with your photos! Just beautiful! we love Florida!

  40. Looks like you had a great time in Florida! You got some beautiful pictures!

  41. Dawn says:

    What great pictures! I love that little lizard.

  42. This pictures are gorgeous! You captured some great moments!

  43. Alissa says:

    Lifelong friends are irreplaceable! Great memories and beautiful photographs! Thanks for sharing!

  44. Christina S says:

    Looks like you had a great trip! I love the idea of a long time bff trip!

  45. Amanda says:

    Wow! What great pictures! The colors are wonderful!

  46. Beautiful pictures, I want to move to Florida around November. The water looks amazing as well as the pictures.

  47. It is nice to have lifelong friends. They are a special treasure. BTW the photos were beautiful.

  48. I am absolutely loving these pictures! They are all so beautiful!

  49. Wow you got some amazing shots there. Love the photography.