give-away, vacation

I’m so excited….

  1. Scientific Housewife

    December 18th, 2009 at 3:12 pm

    Wow, that is gorgeous! You are so lucky! Have a great time and don't forget about us 🙂

  2. Faith J.

    December 18th, 2009 at 3:18 pm

    WOW! What a great gift! I hope to go to Costa Rica some day with my husband I hear great things about it!


    December 18th, 2009 at 3:19 pm

    Lucky Duck!

  4. Down and Out Chic

    December 18th, 2009 at 3:23 pm

    awesome. i LOVE costa rica- you will have the time of your life! seriously.
    if you need help w/guest posts, i'd love to help you out. just email me!

  5. journeychic

    December 18th, 2009 at 3:35 pm

    What a sweet family you have!! Barcelona is amazing, but you want more than 4 nights there, for sure, considering the long flight. Costa Rica will be perfect. The hubs and I are also doing a beach 4-night getaway next month and I can't wait!

  6. Rita

    December 18th, 2009 at 3:57 pm

    Enjoy! Soak up some sun, relax, refresh, and refocus. I'm sure there will be many perfect moments, joys, and blessings during the trip…please take photos to share when you return.

  7. Lauren

    December 18th, 2009 at 4:00 pm

    oh i'm so excited for you guys!!!! it's going to be amazing!!! YOU NEED THIS!!!


  8. The Wife of a Fisherman

    December 18th, 2009 at 4:00 pm

    Tamarindo is amazing. If you can, snorkel at playa Conchal. It is very relazing and beautiful. and if you are in playa Conchal try the Happy Snapper restaurant. Also, in Tamarindo is a wonderful rooftop restaurant called Bella Vita (or in spanish, La Vita Bella) Hope this helped!

  9. Jaime

    December 18th, 2009 at 4:01 pm

    Looks beautiful- lucky you! Enjoy 🙂

  10. Nikki

    December 18th, 2009 at 4:10 pm

    That looks like heaven. Have a lovely time!

  11. Emily

    December 18th, 2009 at 4:13 pm

    I am so happy for you! Just got back from costa rica last month and I can tell you it's AMAZING! you are going to have the best time ever and I can't wait to hear all about it!

  12. Erin @ SYL: Slipcover Your Life

    December 18th, 2009 at 4:21 pm

    What an awesome family you have!?!

  13. Chic Coles (Cole Design)

    December 18th, 2009 at 4:22 pm

    You guys are so lucky! I went to Costa Rica for my boyfriends sisters wedding and we stayed at the Florblanca Resort. It was the most beautiful place in the world and I am sure you will have an amazing time!

  14. Michelle

    December 18th, 2009 at 4:22 pm

    So jealous! What a fab Christmas gift! I've not been to Costa Rica, but I'll tell you that all I would be doing is relaxing on the beach & having fun with my husband. Enjoy.

  15. Bitch, Bitch, Bitch (Amanda Mac)

    December 18th, 2009 at 4:57 pm

    I'm so jealous!!!! That hotel looks amazing. AMAZING.

  16. Bitch, Bitch, Bitch (Amanda Mac)

    December 18th, 2009 at 4:57 pm

    I'm so jealous!!!! That hotel looks amazing. AMAZING.

  17. Holly

    December 18th, 2009 at 4:57 pm

    you will love it!! my bf and i went to costa rica in august (rainy season-boo!) but we were in arenal and jaco mostly. my advice, when ordering off the menu, dont stray too much from the "comida typico" that is what they know how to do best! also! get a Guanabana daquari!

  18. Magchunk

    December 18th, 2009 at 5:02 pm

    Wow, what an awesome gift! You guys will have an amazing time.

    I'd love to help out with a guest post. My email is if you need me!

  19. The Southern Lady

    December 18th, 2009 at 5:05 pm

    What a thoughtful and wonderful gift! It looks like you'll have a marvelous time away from the wintry weather together.


  20. Haven and Home

    December 18th, 2009 at 5:44 pm

    I am so jealous! That will be wonderful. I am dying to go somewhere warm. I will guest blog!

  21. Design Esquire

    December 18th, 2009 at 6:15 pm

    WOW!!! Have a great time, and please share some photos with us when you return.

  22. Blondie

    December 18th, 2009 at 6:32 pm

    So lucky! Have a fantastic time honey…you deserve it! Kori xoxo

  23. Southern Aspirations

    December 18th, 2009 at 8:40 pm

    oh my goodness what a lovely present! You will have a great time! (and I LOL at the "controlling" piece- that's me exactly!

  24. The Brick Cottage

    December 18th, 2009 at 10:46 pm

    Ahh, there is nothing better than a beach vacation in the dead of winter (not that I would know…but I can imagine!). Enjoy!

  25. Ms. Bright

    December 19th, 2009 at 12:37 am

    What an amazing gift! It's well deserved, in my opinion!!

    Costa Rica is AMAZING.

    I'd love to guest for you…let me know!

  26. Sarah

    December 19th, 2009 at 1:09 am

    what an amazing gift. your hotel looks amazing.
    have a fantastic time.

  27. leontinecolombo

    December 19th, 2009 at 12:30 pm


  28. Love Where You Live

    December 19th, 2009 at 9:53 pm

    So envious! Enjoy yourselves. Cheers! -susan

  29. Courtney

    December 20th, 2009 at 8:55 am

    what a thoughtful gift and what a lifetime memory this will be!

  30. Jenny

    December 20th, 2009 at 5:38 pm

    Wow! What an amazing gift. I wanna go!

  31. Ginger

    December 20th, 2009 at 6:31 pm

    That looks amazing! Now I know where I want our next trip to be. Thank you. Merry Christmas 🙂

  32. PS~Erin

    December 21st, 2009 at 4:46 pm

    This is our dream vacation. We were supposed to go for our honeymoon… then our 5 yr anniversary… then our 10… Maybe soon, especially after I hear about your trip when you return. So excited for you!

  33. LindsB

    December 21st, 2009 at 5:40 pm

    Holy cow!! What an amazing present from your parents and sisters, that is sooo beyond fun! That is like the best present ever, and I am so jealous right now!! Want to pack me in one of your carry ons?

  34. Revival

    December 21st, 2009 at 5:52 pm

    My husband and I were lucky enough to get to CR twice this year. We were seriously considering a move! You'll love it. Take a surf lesson and be sure to be at the beach for the sunsets. Please have an Imperial or 3 for me 🙂 Pura Vida

  35. Laura @ the shorehouse.

    December 21st, 2009 at 9:26 pm

    I'm excited FOR you! Have a blast…and I think beachy was the way to go in four days (LOL at the "social studies vacation"!!).

  36. Mrs. Everlasting

    December 22nd, 2009 at 2:40 pm

    What a fantastic gift! My husband and I are heading to Costa Rica January 5 – 15th! We will be staying in Arenal for 3 nights then 5 nights at the JW Marriott in Tamarindo. I can't wait!

  37. No.35style

    December 24th, 2009 at 11:55 pm

    what a gift! how fun!!

  38. Laura

    January 15th, 2010 at 6:34 am

    This Spring break March 6th through March 13th 2010. Take a journey with Bamboo YogaPlay in Dominical, Costa Rica, for a unique beach yoga experience. For more information visit here:

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