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Snippets of Life: Turks and Caicos

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I liked staying in a rented house rather than a resort because of the privacy and quietness. It was nice to walk outside and not see a single soul in the water or around the area. We had kayaks at the house, so my family would take them out every morning and explore the little islands in the bay. It was an easy drive to awesome beach bar shacks, where there was a never-ending supply of rum punch! We ordered quite a few of them and then relaxed in the most amazing beaches I’ve ever seen! Seriously, the color of water ranged from clear to turquoise to the most beautiful light royal blue and the sand was so soft, like white powdered sugar! The beaches are pretty surreal and very relaxing… well as relaxing as it gets with a sweet infant son! He did pretty well, but it’s still exhausting traveling with a baby. Romeo wasn’t a fan of the water at first. Hence the awesome picture of his first time in the ocean! Look at that face, it’s priceless! Poor guy had to wear a lime green rash guard around for the whole week too because he’s so fair and I wasn’t taking any chances of him getting burnt! Oh and because it’s winter, the selection for baby boy swimwear isn’t too cute! I’ll have more pictures tomorrow and a small list of the restaurants we visited.

 

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14 responses to Snippets of Life: Turks and Caicos

  1. January 2, 2013

    WOW. Beautiful photos! You have definitely inspired me to one day do Christmas somewhere very un-Christmas-y 🙂

    -Sarah
    http://www.sweetandsavorylife.com
    http://www.facebook.com/sweetandsavorylife

  2. January 2, 2013

    i’m sitting on my bed drooling over these photos. so gorgeous. i would love a white sandy beach for christmas…maybe someday when we don’t have little ones! i love that last photo of romeo!! don’t worry, pretty soon you won’t be able to keep him out of the water! 🙂 glad you had such a beautiful christmas! xo

  3. January 2, 2013

    i’m sitting on my bed drooling over these photos! so gorgeous! i would love a white sandy beach for christmas….maybe someday when we don’t have little ones anymore. i love that last photo of Romeo, so cute! pretty soon you won’t be able to keep him out of the water! ha! glad you were able to have such a beautiful christmas!! xo

  4. Anonymous
    January 2, 2013

    Where are the pics of your sexy brother?

    1. January 3, 2013

      tomorrow… hahah

  5. January 3, 2013

    I love the white sand beach on Christmas Day. Maybe someday when we little people! I too love the last photo of Romeo.

  6. January 3, 2013

    Stunning photos and you look amazing! I love how you’ve dressed up baby Romeo in that pinstripe onesie haha. He is so stinkin adorable!

    1. February 26, 2013

      Thanks Supal!! I got that onesie at American Apparel, haha!

  7. January 10, 2013

    hey there,

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  8. January 29, 2013

    The cute little chubby baby is so cute. The baby on the beach is very very sweet and so loving! Pictures are so stunning and fantastic. I don’t have words have to say about the pictures. They are superb. The beautiful beach with the sweetest, cutest and the adorable baby looks outstanding!
    Thank you so much for sharing these wonderful photos!

    1. February 26, 2013

      Thank you!! I am so glad you like them. We had such a wonderful time 🙂 Turks and Caicos is absolutely stunning!

  9. Anonymous
    February 25, 2013

    May I ask, where did you get your pink tunic from?

    1. February 26, 2013

      My tunic is from Fossil 🙂

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