Our Delray Vacay: Part 3

One of the things I SO badly wanted to do (and poor Matt so badly did NOT want to do) was experience Butterfly World. Me, yearning to be one with nature approximately 65% of the time, of course saw the ad in the pile of brochures Matt’s mom shared with us and decided it was a must. And Matt, being a good boyfriend, obliged.

We drove out to Coconut Creek on our third day in Florida. It was another warm day (to my delight… not) but we made the best of it and successfully frolicked with the butterflies.

Ideally, I would have liked to have learned a bit more about butterflies; it was mostly just a big walk-in enclosure where they flew around you and in your face and through your hair and whatnot (Matt loved it! Not!). But I still thoroughly enjoyed myself and made lots of lifelong butterfly friends (unsure the exact lifespan of a butterfly but assuming we are lifelong friends just feels right).

Daily dose of selfie! – Delray Beach, FL
“Oh my God, are they dead?!” -Matt – Butterfly World, Coconut Creek, FL
Butterfly World, Coconut Creek, FL
Butterfly World, Coconut Creek, FL
Butterfly World, Coconut Creek, FL
Butterfly World, Coconut Creek, FL
RIP, according to Matt. – Butterfly World, Coconut Creek, FL
Butterfly World, Coconut Creek, FL
Butterfly World, Coconut Creek, FL
Butterfly World, Coconut Creek, FL
Butterfly World, Coconut Creek, FL
Butterfly World, Coconut Creek, FL
Butterfly World, Coconut Creek, FL
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Reminds me of my childhood butterfly farm days. – Butterfly World, Coconut Creek, FL
Butterfly World, Coconut Creek, FL

Later that night, we had dinner at Deck 84, another popular spot in Delray Beach. Between the ambiance, the view, and the food, I was in heaven.

I also discovered a new favorite dish; quinoa spaghetti. Not quite spaghetti, but also not quite quinoa. In any case, the two successfully came together to form a beautiful union and make my stomach one very happy organ.

Dat view, doe. – Deck 84, Delray Beach, FL
Quinoa spaghetti, aka game changer. – Deck 84, Delray Beach, FL