Cruise Recap: Days 1-2

Hellllo everyone! I am finally back after what feels like being gone forever! My google reader is so full and I can’t wait to catch up with all of you. My cruise was absolutely ah-maz-ing! I couldn’t have asked for a better time or better weather. I have so many photos and can’t wait to share them all with everyone!

Since I had so many great experiences I thought I would break them down into days for you! On Christmas day my family loaded up the car and headed toward Ft. Lauderdale, our port of call. It was a long 12 hour drive. Side note, we got to eat at Waffle House twice on the way down because nothing else was open….lucky us.
We got on the boat around lunchtime on the 26th and it was absolutely beautiful. We spent the afternoon unpacking and touring the ship. The 27th was a day at sea so we spent the day enjoying the boat, soaking up the sun and getting ready for our first formal night!




first drink on the ship!
first sunset…so beautiful


first sunrise…yes, I was awake for this at 6am!


I got a little too much sun the first day 😉


reading + sun= nothing better


formal night # 1



Don’t forget to check back for day 3 tomorrow, it deserves a post 
itself it was so great! 

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  1. You did get some sun – I would be burnt to a crisp the first day because I'm so fair complected! Can't wait to see more pictures 🙂

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  2. Michelle P wrote:

    Looks amazing! I've never been on a cruise but I want to.

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  3. Katie wrote:

    Glad to have you back! I am happy your vacation was so awesome! I need a tan!

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  4. Can't wait to hear about the rest of your trip!

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  5. Neely wrote:

    Super cute swimsuit!!!

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  6. Amazing pictures! I cannot wait to hear more about the trip, and see more pictures! So glad you had a good time!

    Love the dress you wore for the first formal night!

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  7. Looks like you had a fabulous time, such cute pictures! I can't wait to hear more….I'm so jealous that you got to have some fun in the sun while the rest of us were freezing back home haha 🙂

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  8. Emily wrote:

    Where is that swimsuit from? I love it and need it.

    xx Emily @

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  9. lori wrote:

    super jealous. i love cruises… and its freezing here right now. so reading in the sun sounds like heaven!

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  10. Sarah wrote:

    Gorgeous!! I love every single one of your outfits. 🙂 Glad you had fun!!

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  11. First of all, you are just too adorable! And secondly, could you pulease eat a cookie, you skinny beeeech! haha:)

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  12. BeckyJo606 wrote:

    My husband and I are looking into taking a cruise vacation to celebrate our anniversary, but had no idea what ships were good. We will have to look into that one! Thanks for the advice! 🙂

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  13. Looks like a great time!

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  14. Laura wrote:

    Your cruise looks like it was so much fun! Totally wishing I could have even half of your tan right now!

    And I just want to say a big thanks for helping host the swap! It has been SO much fun! You guys are the best!

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  15. No way… My family and I literally got off this exact same ship the day you got on!!! I wrote a review of what I thought of it on my blog too 🙂

    What a small world, that's so bizarre!

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  16. Cori H. wrote:

    Can't wait to hear more about your cruise! The formal nights on the ship are always fun. I love dressing up!

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  17. Oh goodness, you did get some sun!

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  18. Lindsay wrote:

    Wow! I am so jealous! That cruise looks awesome!

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  19. That sunset looks amazing!

    Posted 1.9.12 Reply

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