Monday, January 17, 2011

anniversary getaway









JB bought the same wine we had on our honeymoon last year (:  

my contribution was the chocolate we were given on our first night of wedded bliss


trying to be like sydney from the daybook.  trying.  

one year!

we had lobster since i had at least six lobsters a day on our honeymoon.  so many that i broke out into a rash.  but i cannot stay away. 



gorgeous views of the rainforest

room service in bed.  

My favorite part about staying in the rainforest is the sounds that come out at night.  You can hear every animal singing their song.  I just love it. 
 Thanks to JB's in laws anniversary present we stayed in this beautiful hotel right in the rainforest.  They even upgraded us, making it even sweeter. 


Do you have any good upgrade stories?  
I usually just try to be as kind as possible and sometimes that's all you need.
xo


34 comments:

  1. looks super nice! and you in your black dress -wow!!! JB can be really lucky :)
    Upgrades are the best, for me the US is upgrade country, not so much here in Europe I guess ...
    Liebe Gruesse, Kristina

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  2. Congrats on your anniversary!

    These are amazing photos! I'm slightly jealous! :]

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  3. how awesome to stay in a rainforest!! I LOVE your black dress and gold necklace!! Where are they from?

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  4. beautiful photos! love love that dress. so pretty. happy anniversary! xoxo jcd
    http://cornflakedreams.blogspot.com/

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  5. what an amazing place. so many trees.

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  6. @sole matters - the dress is Aqua from bloomingdales and the necklace was a gift from Saks.

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  7. this is making me wanna go to the rainforest! don't try to be like anyone else (though i want to be her, too - duh) because you are too cute the way you are!! oh, and could not be more obessed with your ring. that's all. :)

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  8. this looks like such a blissful weekend! LOVE your black dress/leopard peep toes outfit. I still cannot master the "messy bun" but you rocked it! lovely!

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  9. how very lovely. it looks perfect!
    on my honeymoon, my husband and i first went on a mediterranean cruise and got to our room on the boat and it was a disaster. finally after no sleep for 24 hours and speaking with many crew members they upgraded us to a better room. it made all the difference!

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  10. Congatulations on your anniversary. looks like an amazing trip. We got upgraded on our 5th year anniversary trip. We were in NYC at the Palace hotel and when I mentioned to them this is our anniversary, they were so kind to upgrade us to an amazing suite overlooking 5th Avenue and the Cathedral in front of us. It was super!

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  11. These pictures just absolutely made my heart happy. You are stunningly gorgeous, Sarah!! And your hubby is so handsome!!!

    Actually, I have a pretty damn good upgrade story myself. Just a couple months after Matthew and I met (our relationship was pretty fast and furious), we went to New York City and stayed at the Ritz Carlton Central Park. Matthew worked his magic on the front desk guy and got us upgraded from a small interior room to a 2 bedroom/2 bathroom SUITE with a view of 6th avenue AND Central Park. Is it any wonder that I married the guy?! :)

    Our 1st anniversary is Feb 7, and we're staying in a really charming little B&B in this little tourist town here in TX... I'm hoping I'll have some awesome photos to show for it, just like yours here! :)

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  12. stunning! I am sure you two had the best anniversary celebration, it most definitely looks like it...your sydney look is flawless (:

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  13. great pictures & love your black dress and shoes...you look fab! ps, your blog update is adorable!

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  14. You have such a pretty blog. My five year ann. is this Wednesday. Happy Anniversary to you.

    Love your blog. Now following.

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  15. Happy Anniversary! Your rainforest getaway looks absolutely divine, and to be staying in the middle of it all....amazing!

    Happy Monday! :)

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  16. You look STUNNING in that black dress! Wowza!

    Your ring is so beautiful too, gorgeous pics/post per usual ;)

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  17. Wow, this looks like an amazing getaway!!! And you are absolutely beautiful. What a fun time!

    I've just come across your blog and am excited to continue to follow you. xoxo

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  18. your ring is beyond beautiful! i am in love with it.

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  19. What an amazing getaway!! You look gorge in that dress missy!!! xoxxo Hope you had a wonderful time! :)

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  20. Happy Anniversary, sweetie! Looks like you had the most amazing time. Wishing you both a lifetime of happiness xoxo

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  21. That looks like SUCH a beautiful anniversary! I'm so glad you had an amazing time! And you looked very cute :)
    I often get upgraded, especially when traveling with family because I feel there are about a bajillion of us, and because my father owns a hotel also. Plus, the family is charming :) Kindness is usually the thing you need!

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  22. too bad this looks like it wasn't any fun! ;)

    gorgeous! so glad you guys had fun... and you, m'lady, are too cute!!

    yes! got upgraded on my way home for christmas. if you ever have 5 hours, i'll be glad to gush all about the goblets of ice cream sundaes & bose headsets. hah!

    xoxo- lauren

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  23. Oh mama great pictures! You are one gorgeous gal. And how splendid is it that you got to stay in this wonderful hotel?! lucky you! Happy anniversary by the way!
    Kiss
    Lula

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  24. Congrats on your one year!!! Looks like a fabulously fun time:-)

    Oooh and upgrades, heck yes! My hubby and I were flying from Seattle to London for a vaca in Europe. The flight was full, and I think they thought we were on our honeymoon (at that time obviously still giddy after over a year- and still am!). SOoooo they bumped us up to FIRST CLASS! For a 9 hour flight, yup! It was pure bliss, and prob the only time I will ever be in first class lol.

    Happy Anniversary!

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  25. I just got caught up on reading your past posts that I have missed and I am loving that little black dress. Happy Anniversary! You and JB are so lucky I pray that one day I will have someone just as special to share my life with. Congrats and 1 year and have fun!

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  26. Wow those photos are so beautiful and the black dress looks stunning on you, darling. Happy Anniversary and wish you a wonderful day
    Hugs and kisses

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  27. Fantastically romantic! You look gorgeous in the dress and way to work those heels! FAB!

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  28. girl, you are gorgeous without makeup on. i hope your husband tells you so.

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  29. ohh sarah!! what an incredible way to celebrate your day! thanks for sharing... and here is to another 100+ years of wedded bliss!

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  30. oh my gosh soooo amazing sadiekins!!!!

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  31. How cute! I love the pictures, looks like you had an amazing anniversary!And you looked stunning as usual :)

    xoxo
    Petchie

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