Danny's awesome sisters!!
We're staying here.
Danny is so sweet and made a big batch of one of my favorite meals...rice & beans. He's so protective of me when it comes to making sure I have plenty of gluten free/dairy free food to eat, which makes me melt every time.
Sunday morning with the family.
We're here in St. Thomas with Danny's parents, two sisters, and two brother-in-laws. It's such a rare thing for his sisters to be here without kids (they left 12 kids behind, between the two of them!)
The weather has been amazing. The beaches have just been spectacular. We're all staying in a condo together and sharing meals, going on outings, snorkeling, hanging out at the beach, and watching movies by night. We truly feel so spoiled to be here and to spend time together.
Our anniversary was simple and sweet. We spent the evening on a walk/run and a night swim in the ocean, which was so perfect and romantic. :)
A few things to share:
-I'm testing out some new all natural sunscreens. So far, I LOVE Mychelles for my face, which rubs in completely. For anyone venturing into all natural sunscreen, you know the mineral sunscreens normally don't rub in and make you look pasty white (which doesn't do me any favors since I'm already very fair.) Mychelles is a little pricey to use all over, so I'm using Mexitan for my body, which does a better job rubbing in than most. But I'm going to keep trying a few others. If you have any recommendations, I'd love to hear!
-We brought some new Turkish towels and cover ups from Banyo, in Park Slope, Brooklyn, and we have LOOVED them. So perfect, lightweight, and easy to carry. They are my new favorite things.
-We watched The Impossible one night. Oh wow. It's about a family who was in Thailand during the tsunami. The story was just so unbelievable, heart wrenching, touching, beautiful, and truly miraculous. It's a movie you'll want to watch with someone you love. I wanted to bury my head in Danny's shoulder the whole time.
-For anyone who is new to using coconut oil on your face, skin, etc....be careful in the summertime! It melts in warmer weather and so you have to be a little bit careful traveling with it. My dear friend once had a jar of it leak inside her luggage. :( I've been saving old glass vitamin jars these days and they have been perfect for traveling with coconut oil. (Btw, if anyone hasn't seen this post yet...here is my coconut oil routine for my face. I love this so much I'm still doing it twice a day. Ok, we use coconut oil for other things, too. haha. Many have given this a thumbs up since trying it :)
-I just saw that Crio Bru is currently 20% off until May 12. Use code: MothersDay20. I totally wish we had some here in St. Thomas. Danny's family is excited to try it.
Hope your week is going great!
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