10.11.2011

Dear Cruise {The Finale},

Oh cruise-how do I count thee ways?
I did a good job yesterday of getting the list started but there is still much more to thank you for.
Lets get on with them shall we?

Thank you for your 20+ dining venues which allowed me to eat mac & cheese {as an appetizer}
buffets for breakfast, lunch at noon followed by another lunch at 3, afternoon ice cream, 4 course dinners, pizza at 1 am, and of course-drinks any time I wanted them.
Everything was delicious-
Oh, except that one stuff my husband forced down my throat--I could go without that.

Thank you for the incredible entertainment your ship gave us.
Between people diving 52 ft into what has to be the world's tiniest pool-
seeing a Broadway production of Chicago-
Watch Olympic figure skaters do triple axles {I act like I have a clue} on a moving ship-
Laughing so hard I could have thrown up to your comedians-
Marvel at the strength that real people actually posses-
and best of all-
witnessing grown adult men take their pants off on stage just to win a competition
{Which may have included me whipping my bra off and throwing it on stage to help our team out-Unfortunately I have no picture.}

Thank you for allowing me to dance The Cupid Shuffle not just once, but TWICE aboard.
I am pretty confident that both times I shouted "THIS IS THE BEST DAY OF MY LIFE"
which had to be absolutely true.

Thank you for the endless rounds of BINGO.
Actually, I don't thank you.
Give me a winning card and I may be a little bit more appreciative sucker.
Hope you enjoyed our $100+ donations.

Thank you for reminding me before I set sail that your alcohol prices can be a little over the top.
This provided me a way to show off my "class" and sneak in a box of wine on the ship.

Friends, meet my favorite sippy cup ever.

Thank you for the new friends we met-newlyweds, gays, straights, and crazies.
I loved getting to know every single one of them.
New friends are like the pieces of chocolate in chocolate chip cookies-only not as messy.
Just nice little surprises :)

But most of all--thank you for the time you allowed with just my husband.
Me and him.
Alone.
For 8 days straight.
Sure, we had our moments of silence
{because how much can you really discuss between two people that have only ate & slept all day}
And maybe moments of irritation
{So I might've spilled three $9 drinks...three consecutive days in a row..Loosen up ;)}
But we had moments of greatness-love-laughter-and moments that I will remember forever.
There is nothing that I adore more than seeing-living-enjoying life together.
You were perfect.

Love,
Moi
Refreshed-Peeling-And 10 pounds Heavier.

PS. I almost forgot-thank you for allowing me to act mature at all times.
I'm so good at it.

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13 comments:

  1. It looks like you had an amazing time! You look so pretty in all the pictures :)

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  2. you are so cute, I think you would be so much fun to be friends with. Glad you had a great time. Get that cupid shuffle girl!

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  3. Oh my gosh, amazing pics! Can I come next time?
    Although I'm afraid I'd be hurling a lot. Sorry, that's gross. But it's a valid fear. ; ) Thanks for sharing the pics, the ship looks unreal!

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  4. I love this post!!!! You are too cute and it looks like y'all had such a great time!!!! I am so very jealous (and isn't it a little nice when you have absolutely nothing to talk about ... Like all must be right in the world :)!!

    New follower!!!! Xoxo, Stephanie @ Blonde Highlights

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  5. Very nice! it looks like you had a fabulous time!! xx

    - missshesaid.blogspot.com <3

    p.s sorry I disappeared for a bit. College got in the way of my blogging, but I've just made a new post so check it out! :)

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  6. So, you have posted lots of pictures of your husband before, but he is looking particularly cute in these pictures from the cruise...glad you guys had a great time! I'm feeling kind of inspired to consider going on a cruise again with my boyfriend (who has never been).

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  7. Adorable!! I'm considering a cruise for my Husband and I next year, it looks like you had a blast! I just love reading your posts, your quirky sense of humor makes each post fun to read!

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  8. looks like fun! you and your hubs are too cute!! I am glad you had a fun and relaxing time girl!

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  9. what an AMAZING vacation! I don't remember our cruise being soo much fun like this one, although it WAS fun! :)
    PS-You and your hubs are simply ADORABLE!

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  10. I have been terrified to take a cruise ever since I saw Titanic in 1998. :o) But after seeing these pictures, I just texted my husband and told him I was ready! He's thrilled!!

    Looks like ya'll had a fabulous time!!! You are so silly! I love that last picture!!

    xoxo, Sarah Kate
    www.blueskiesatdixiecreek.com

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  11. Well you obviously had the time of your life! That's awesome. It was fun to hear about it! I've never been on a cruise before.

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  12. What a fantastic looking trip! Glad you guys had fun!! And I love that you snuck wine on...I would have done the sammme thing.

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  13. This is my first time visiting your blog and I just about died laughing at the wine in the sippie cup! I think you are my long lost sister! I am known for putting wine in a travel coffee mug while standing in line for Black Friday shopping (gotta make it interesting right!) and I have what I call my adult sippie cup for football games. I don't even know you but I LOVE you! Can't wait to read more!

    Jody Lynn@MyEverchanginglifebyjodylynn

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I read and appreciate every one of your comments. Thanks for stopping by my space and sharing a piece of yourself on this huge ole internet. I meant that in the least creepy way possible. I'm just good at making everything awkward. Anyhow, thank you for your comments. They make me smile :)