I just returned from Dreams Resort in Cancun Mexico, and it was such an amazing trip, so I thought I'd share some pictures with you guys!
I went with my husband, mom and dad, and my younger sister Emily. My older sister and her husband were in California, so they weren't able to join us on this family trip.
The first thing we did when we arrived was put on our swim suits and get to the beach!
This was the beach view from our resort.
And here is our room!
We of course did some shopping! Haha, loved the shopping cart!
This shopping center was beautiful!
I just loved this, had to take a picture! Even in Mexico they love Justin Bieber, how funny!
My sister Emily and I
Had to take one with this guy.
We then got ready to have dinner at our resort. It was pretty neat, every night they had a 'theme' dinner. This particular night was "A Night in Paris" which featured French food.
We spent a lot of evenings playing games with the family... Banana grams is one of our favorites!
We also played some card games! It was so awesome just to spend time together no TV, internet, etc!
Every morning we had breakfast in the cafe at our resort.
It was a buffet style, so there were tons of options!
I was very pleased when I found an 'omelet' station, where I ordered an egg white omelet everyday with tons of veggies!
I used my LaTortilla wraps that I brought to wrap up the egg whites and veggies. I added some fresh salsa to make a Santa Fe style egg burrito! (I didn't end up needing my oatmeal, which was good, I enjoyed this way more!)
I also had tons of fruit on this trip! It was all fresh and very good!
There was even fruit and veggies by the pool which was an amazing snack!
Our resort had a built-in dolphin sanctuary where you could swim with the dolphins. This was so neat! Every time we walked past the dolphins we would just stop and watch them in amazement! Such amazing creatures!
We got to watch them train all week! They're so smart it's unbelievable!
We also got a chance to swim with them, which was one of the highlights of my trip!
Everyday my sister and I went on a walk down the beach! I'm telling you, walking in sand is a great form of exercise! Not to mention it's extremely relaxing as well!
So glad to have my sister as a walking buddy! Working out has always been more enjoyable for me with a friend! We've been working out together for years now!
We spent most of the days laying out and enjoying the sun. I read the book "Extraordinary" by John Bevere, which is an awesome book~ I highly recommend it!
We make a turtle in the sand every trip we go on, so here is our Cancun turtle!
For lunch we went to the cafe and Emily and I went straight for the salad bar! There were so many good toppings! I tried a different variation of a salad almost every day for lunch!
The natural beauty was just unbelievable!
There was a lot of entertainment provided right at our resort, which was awesome in the evenings. We attended the American Idol night, the Fire Show, and the Breakdancing show.
We also went out of our resort to eat a few nights. One night we went to Ruth Chris Steakhouse, where I ordered the chicken breast and broccoli. Very tasty!
We also got Japanese food one night...
and seafood another night.
And of course Authentic Mexican food, which was my favorite meal on the trip!
I got the Chicken Fajitas...They were Soooo Good!
We all shared a dessert! Yum!
The Breakdancing show was amazing! One of my favorite events of the week!
I wish I could have packed everyone up and brought you with me! It was a refreshing and relaxing trip, and it truly left me in awe of God's creation...And to think, we are the most intricate of all of His creations! How amazing! What an awesome God we have!
Hope you all have a blessed week, and that these pictures bring some sunshine to you wherever you are! :)