So I’m back from Florida and have yet to cook/bake anything that isn’t eggs. You all forgive me, right? I had a fantastic time and did consume some good eats and drinks, so it sounds like it’s time for some recaps!
I know you’re supposed to save the best for last, but I can’t help posting about this first. And actually, the main draw of Orlando for all of us was to visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at the Universal Islands of Adventure, so we went there on the first day.
January seems like it’s the best time to go to these parks because the weather is perfect (not hot!) and the lines are short, or at least almost always moving! The first ride we rode happened to be the best ride EVER. It’s Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, which is the one that’s inside Hogwarts (!). Freaking incredible. If you’ve never been on it, you basically feel like you’re flying. Enough said.
The other major highlight of HP world was the butterbeer. My expectations weren’t very high because I knew they had two versions that were cold, one being frozen. While reading the books, I had always imagined butterbeer to be a warm beverage, but evidently J.K. Rowling approved both concoctions at Universal. Continue reading