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So long, Farewell .... more like BRB

Thursday, May 6, 2010
I leave on Saturday
for my Birthday/Mother's Day vacation with my Mom.

Super excited! Can you tell??

We'll be staying at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas. They're having AMAZING
specials right now, check this out.

If you travel between April 25-June 20th you can get ......
  • free companion airfare
  • 4th night free
  • over $650 worth of FREE activities.
It doesn't get any better than that! Does it? Plus have you seen this place? Amazing restaurant, activities, pools and beaches. Often when you go on vacation you end up leaving your resort to venture out BUT with the Atlantis, everything is right at your foot steps. I can't DESCRIBE how excited I am. Here are some things that I am 100% going to check out.

Aquaventure - Atlantis' 141-acre waterscape with pools, thrilling waterslides (both body and tube) and white-sandy beaches. There is also a lazy river and a river-rapid ride (wave generated waters - so fun!)

Dolphin interactions at
Dolphin Cay are a must! Dolphin Cay is the dolphin interaction and education center located at Atlantis. It was created with the goal of enlightening and educating visitors about dolphins and various other marine mammals, including sea lions. You have a choice of shallow or deep water interaction. They also have a sea lion interaction program - which is also great! Here click for more information

Atlantis' is home to the largest open-air marine habitat, second only to Mother Nature, which celebrates the world that is synonymous with Atlantis, the earth’s oceans. The marine habitat is Atlantis’ extraordinary celebration of the sea: 14 lagoons full of more than 250 species and 50,000 live creatures from the oceans of the world, including giant rays, sawfish, piranha, barracuda, rainbows of tiny tropical fish and, of course sharks. Guests can get up close and personal with Atlantis's marine inhabitants during regular daily fish feedings in the lagoons – observing, interacting and learning about the varied sea life as the Atlantis Seakeepers tend to them. Days and times vary (look in The Atlatean when you arrive).

The myth of Atlantis comes alive in The Dig, a maze of underground passageways and tunnels offering underwater vistas into the boulevards and streets of the ruins of the lost city. Along the way are the laboratories of the ancient Atlanteans, with their inventions of electricity, flying machines and submarines; the royal treasury, guarded by deadly piranha, and endless opportunities to explore and immerse into a highly imaginative recreation of a mystery, complete with an entire hieroglyphic language to decipher.

Dining - there is everything from Starbucks to Nobu to Mesa you will not go hungry :) I can't wait to try Bobby Flay's restaurant, Mesa Grill.

Situated around the existing Marina at Atlantis, Marina Village resembles a quaint Bahamian marketplace, with three main plazas each defined by their own sense of place and style. The design features colorful paved walkways, lofty coconut trees, boldly painted buildings and lush vegetation, combined to create a spirited and authentic Bahamian setting. This charming and vibrant bazaar features 21 retail shops and five distinct restaurants, as well as local entertainment, giving visitors an unforgettable and distinctly Bahamian vacation experience.

The Atlantis
Theater shows recent Hollywood releases on a big screen, located in the Convention Center Rotunda.

Last but not least, the Mandara Spa is great for massages or facials. The signature Mandara spa experience begins as soon as the guest arrives, as spa hosts guide visitors across a glass bridge and bamboo water garden leading to the reception area. All spa guests can partake in the signature Taking The Waters bathing experience, which includes sauna, steam, cold plunge, hot whirlpool and Asian showers or relax with herbal and Ayurvedic teas, before and after their treatments. I'l have to talk my mom into this one. We're not sure with out budget if we'll be able to do a spa treatment but i'm hoping we can.

So what do you think ... I'm about to have a blast right? I can't wait to share with you all my experience (photos and video and full review)

Special Happy Birthday to my Grandmother who turns ??? tomorrow. Truth is .. no one knows how old she is. I never asked, but she looks great!

Don't forget this month I'm hosting my very first giveaway.
Please check it out HERE and enter (or post on your site too if think It's cool ... thanks!!!)

39 comments on "So long, Farewell .... more like BRB"
  1. jealous! can't wait to see pics. safe travels.

  2. have fun on the vaca! cute photos!

  3. have a great trip! i spent last mothers day vacationing with my mother too, so bummed we arent doing it again!

    safe travels!

  4. your going to the bahamas?! I'm so jealous!
    have a safe trip!

  5. Oh my, I wanted to go to the Bahamas! Lucky you! Safe trip! :-)

  6. Have fun!!! Tell mama I said Happy Mothers Day! Be Safe Jonesy!!!

  7. I'm crazy with jealousy! I'm a teacher, so this time of the year is always the most hectic. Have an amazing time with your mama!

  8. aah chanel earrings!!
    im lovin it
    LOVE your blog!!
    have a nice weekend

  9. Have fun!! Those earrings are amazingness!

  10. Oooohhh sounds like so much fun!
    And of course have fun! Take lots of pictures!

  11. WOW - what a great deal! I am going to send this post to a friend of mine who is looking to take a trip to that part of the world.

    Have a blast!

  12. aww sounds like so much fun! have an amzing time you stunning girl!

  13. Have a wonderful weekend! I have a feeling it will actually be more than wonderful. smile....

  14. Have a fabulous vacation! Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment! I'll be following along, cuz I want to see vacation photos!


  15. Have fun! I JUST told my husband that we need to plan a vacation. Hmmm... definitely considering. But my mom wants to go to Trinidad (where my fam is from) that beats Bahamas.

  16. It sounds like you're going to have an AWESOME time. I would do everything on that list, minust the dolphin experience (they freak me out, seriously). and if you can get a massage, GO FOR IT! so excited for you Jonesy, HAVE FUN!

  17. enjoy your vacation sweetie :)

  18. Cute earrings!!! Xo

  19. Wow, it sounds like you are gonna have a great, action packed trip. Enjoy yourself and be safe!

  20. Have a fabulous time!

    Unfortunately I dont think they have an online store for those shoes.. but im sure you can find even more cute shoes where you're at!

  21. you look so gorgeously happy. have fun ♥

  22. Bahamas? no way? damn you:(

  23. hope you had a great weekend with your mom and happy birthdaay :D

  24. Great blog <3
    I would like to invite you to my giveaway - you can win great makeup and accessories :)) Please check it out:

  25. yay yay nice babe! Im going to the Dominican republic in june!!! Have fun mamichula :D

  26. have a fabulous time, take lots of pictures and happy birthday to your grandmother! :) x

  27. Have fun! Take a lot of pics!

  28. I'm so jealous! Have SO MUCH FUN!!!
    Can't wait to see the pics!

  29. I LOVE Atlantis!! Such a beautiful place.

  30. Ohhhhhhh!! Sounds AMAZING! Have fun :) xo

  31. whoaaaa completely envious of your vacay! enjoy it to the max!

    you're gorgeous, by the way!

  32. I can't help spotting that Chanel earring you are wearing. Simply fabulous! Have a blast holiday. Hope you had lots and lots of fun! Don't forget to come back, though....

  33. Hay dear blogger!
    How are you? I'm glad that I've visited this blog! He's lovely.

    Please, check mine too & maybe we can follow eachother!
    Love, Cindy.

  34. I was wondering how short- I have short too... but I always pictured on my day, something soft, with a flower behind my ear.. think Nia Long in the movie "The Best Man." Even some old Hollywood 1940s soft waves. Hope this helps!


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