On August 13th Cj and I celebrated our two year anniversary.. I sure love that boy! I really can't believe that it's been two years already. We had thrown a bunch of different ideas around of what to do to celebrate this milestone in our lives (ha) from Santa Monica to San Francisco to Vegas and couldn't decide on anything! So seriously the night before we were supposed to leave we decided to just do a stay-cation. I had taken off like a month of work for this DAY so anything we did was going to be great! Cj loves to tease me about work. I firmly believe that you need a vacation from a vacation. Soo.. anytime we go out of town, know that most likely the day after we get back... I have off. Its great. Anyway back to my post.. We went to the JW Marriott in Phoenix, or maybe it's Desert Ridge, if that's a city. This is the same hotel that we stayed at on our wedding day. It was so fun remembering how it felt driving to the hotel in my wedding dress and having to unzip it because it was so dang tight. How if felt driving up to the hotel and asking the bellmen where our room was (no we didn't want to valet... we're POOR!) Walking to our room in our tux and dress... I think I was barefoot? Walking into our room and seeing rose petals on the ground and candles everywhere thanks to Brad, Joey, and Trent.. how cute are they?! Ordering room service because we had a 50 dollar credit and didn't get any food at our reception... I'll stop there haha... For this anniversary we drove out to the anthem outlets and took ourselves shopping, then checked in the the JW. We went and saw a movie and headed back to the hotel and ordered room service. We are such old people!! On our actual anniversary we hung out at the resort and just lounged around the pool, and floated the lazy river all afternoon. It was BLISS. After our day at the pool we got ready and drove out to carefree and looked at the amazing houses out there.. They were HUGE and built into mountain sides. It's weird out there though, i felt like i was in the 3:10 to yuma or True Grit days. I was getting heat exhaustion just driving in the car. For dinner we went to Modern Steak at Scottsdale mall. LOVE that place!! And then shopped some more and headed back to the hotel and ordered some more room service. We had 100 dollars to blow at the hotel, so I think we had two meals every time we ate. If you had been wondering how Cj and I both got a little chunkier, well... now you know! The next day we checked out and headed home. Cj and I both decided that we wont be doing another stay-cation. It didn't even feel like a vacation. I think half the vacation is the anticipation of getting there. And getting out of the August Arizona heat is always a plus. We had so much fun though, and can't wait for many more anniversaries to come.
Just thought I would throw this cute picture of my dog in haha!! He's so darling.
The beautiful JW Marriott
My cutest Husband!!
No big deal, We'd just woken up..
Cj thought this was so funny.. Little does he know, it's going to be me in a few years.
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