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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
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35 Comments

  • Reply Kristina

    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

    January 17, 2011 at 2:35 pm
  • Reply Monica

    Congrats on your anniversary!

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

    January 17, 2011 at 2:41 pm
  • Reply Sole Matters

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

    January 17, 2011 at 2:48 pm
  • Reply Jillian

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

    January 17, 2011 at 2:52 pm
  • Reply ching

    what an amazing place. so many trees.

    January 17, 2011 at 2:55 pm
  • Reply Tucker

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

    January 17, 2011 at 2:59 pm
  • Reply Jenni Austria Germany

    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. 🙂

    January 17, 2011 at 3:20 pm
  • Reply Ashley

    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!

    January 17, 2011 at 3:37 pm
  • Reply emily

    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!

    January 17, 2011 at 3:37 pm
  • Reply Styles 'n Cream

    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!

    January 17, 2011 at 3:50 pm
  • Reply Jenni

    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! 🙂

    January 17, 2011 at 4:36 pm
  • Reply KristaRenee

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

    January 17, 2011 at 4:54 pm
  • Reply Chrissi

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

    January 17, 2011 at 4:55 pm
  • Reply Erin

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

    Love your blog. Now following.

    January 17, 2011 at 5:17 pm
  • Reply Anait

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

    Happy Monday! 🙂

    January 17, 2011 at 5:26 pm
  • Reply JMay

    You look STUNNING in that black dress! Wowza!

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

    January 17, 2011 at 6:51 pm
  • Reply Lacey in the City

    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

    January 17, 2011 at 7:14 pm
  • Reply kylee

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

    January 17, 2011 at 7:39 pm
  • Reply Emily

    What an amazing getaway!! You look gorge in that dress missy!!! xoxxo Hope you had a wonderful time! 🙂

    January 17, 2011 at 9:00 pm
  • Reply THE ALTERNATIVE WIFE

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

    January 17, 2011 at 9:04 pm
  • Reply Sydney

    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!

    January 17, 2011 at 9:06 pm
  • Reply Aspiring Kennedy

    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

    January 18, 2011 at 12:07 am
  • Reply Nicole Jeannette

    How exotic! I love these 🙂

    January 18, 2011 at 2:54 am
  • Reply Connie @ SogniESorrisi

    Happy Anniversary! Love your shoes 🙂

    January 18, 2011 at 3:43 am
  • Reply Lula

    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

    January 18, 2011 at 5:19 am
  • Reply Tamara Nicole

    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!

    January 18, 2011 at 5:53 am
  • Reply Megan

    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!

    January 18, 2011 at 11:58 am
  • Reply Diana Mieczan

    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

    January 18, 2011 at 12:30 pm
  • Reply Krysten @ After 'I Do'

    Congrats on your anniversary!

    January 18, 2011 at 3:32 pm
  • Reply Sara Louise

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

    January 18, 2011 at 4:17 pm
  • Reply Ahn

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

    January 18, 2011 at 5:15 pm
  • Reply grace

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

    January 18, 2011 at 6:29 pm
  • Reply Sist and Sist

    oh my gosh soooo amazing sadiekins!!!!

    January 18, 2011 at 8:40 pm
  • Reply Petchie

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

    xoxo
    Petchie

    January 19, 2011 at 3:09 am
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