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Thursday, December 17, 2009

Older, But With a Tan

Hello, all! Remember me? I've returned from the most wonderful vacation to Cancun another year older. I don't feel like I am 27.

Anyway, we had a great time. Here are just a few of the pictures we took:

Hammocks over the pool

Hot tub in our roomOur room
Bed on our balcony
My favorite statue

Pool view from our room

PoolBeach and lounge
Another statue
The infamous feet and the beach picture
My wonderful dad, mom, and husband
I loved the poinsettias
And the Christmas trees were beautiful
My hubby and I on my birthday!
My family at Chichen Itza (a must see)

We have SOOOOO many others, but it would take to long to post and I don't want to bore you. We went on a bike tour, toured the Mayan ruins at Chichen Itza, Fred and my dad played basketball, archery and horse shoes, and we relaxed mainly. My mom and I enjoyed a massage at the spa. They actually used hydrotherapy on you before your massage leaving you completely relaxed. Our hotel was AMAZING! If you're ever considering going to Cancun, but you don't want the "party-animal" Cancun, I suggest you look at Excellence Playa Mujeres. It was located 25 miles north of Cancun. It's an adults only, all-inclusive with great food and a super friendly staff. I was very impressed and would definitely visit there again (soon, I hope).

We missed Knox dearly. He would have loved the beach and the sun. We left him at home with our good friend, Mason. Knox was super excited to see us when we got home last night. It even looked like he grew. I missed him.

So, how have you all been? I've missed blogging, but it was a nice break.

Some of you would be proud of me, I started reading the "Twilight series. I'm enjoying them. I am already on "Breaking Dawn". They are easy to read especially when you're relaxing on the beach all day. I am now actually excited for the "Eclipse" movie to come out. :)

Now that the "Twelve Days of Caroline" and the trip are over, I need to get my booty in gear and finish Christmas shopping. Can you believe Christmas is one week from today? Where did the time go?

So, tell me, what did I miss?

18 comments:

Jenn said...

I'm so glad you had fun! Happy Birthday! I love Cancun!

Mrs. Watts said...

Welcome back and so jealous of your vacation! And I gave you the Happy 101 Award!

Go East Memphis Mama said...

Glad you had such a fun time! Welcome back:)

ReJOYce! said...

Good to have you back! Happy Belated Birthday! I'm glad to hear that you had a great time! Have a Blessed Day! P.S.: Yep, I also need to finish Christmas shopping, oh well!

~Jamie Kubeczka~ said...

Welcome back and Happy Belated Birthday! Looks like you guys had a great time, and love the pictures!

Leslie @ A Blonde Ambition said...

Glad you had fun and it's nice to have you back! Those pics are all amazing...what a beautiful hotel!

Candice Pair said...

First, Im so glad that youre reading the Twilight series! Second, the pics are beautiful! We went to the ruins this summer too when I went to Cancun for work...it was amazing, but so hot and miserable. I feel like I didnt enjoy it as much as I shouldve! Im glad you had fun!

allison said...

what an amazing birthday present!

you should be getting an ornament in the mail any day now! :)

Heather said...

Welcome back!! Happy birthday (belated). Welcome to the 27 club!!

That bath tub in your room is awesome!! Your pics make me want a vacay!

Mrs. Bear said...

Welcome back! Looks like an awesome hotel and an amazing trip =0) I have news - we found an apartment in MD! Yah!

Taylor @ Jimmy Choos and a Baby Too said...

Im super jealous that looks amazing!!

Kelly said...

next time i want to go =)

glad you had a great time

happy belated birthday

Natasha said...

What a perfect way to celebrate your bday... and to be in the warm right now sounds amazing!!! Good luck on catching up on the shopping- at least there are still LOTS of great sales to checkout

Brown Girl said...

OMG, we were in the exact same place a few weeks ago, too funny. Chichen Itza was very cool! Glad you had a good trip

Jenny DB said...

wow your pics look gorgeous. i would definitely love to stay there!!!

Jen said...

What a fabulous way to celebrate your birthday! Happy Birthday! How fun :) I bet Knox really missed you! I'm so not looking forward to leaving Batman in February! I had hubby's surprise 30th birthday party last weekend - everything went off without a hitch!

Kelsey @ Seattle Smith's said...

Caroline the new blog looks fabulous and I love all these pictures! What an amazing trip!

timlinzrowland said...

WOW your hotel looks so awesome. It makes me want to go so I could lay in those hammocks over the pool and also to lay in that bed on the balcony! Glad you had a great time and Happy Belated Birthday!