We’re hoping to take a family vacation in a few months to celebrate Em’s college graduation. Yes, I have a stepdaughter who is old enough to have graduated from college. Can you even believe it?! We’re very proud of her and thought a family getaway sounded like the right way to celebrate. Hopefully we can make it all come together. I’ve been looking at a ton of all-inclusive resorts in Mexico, Dominican Republic and anywhere else that sounds like an awesome diversion when winter is still raging in Utah.
Quick tangent – – I’m already feeling a little sick of winter and it’s just getting rolling. Ahhhhh! A massive winter storm finally came through pushing out the unbreathable air (not even joking around about the air; people were calling it a health emergency). So now we have clean air but the high temperature tomorrow is 17 degrees. 17, people. I rest my case.
Anyway, back to the vacation. I’ve looked at countless resorts and I would venture to say that at least half of them have one or more photos of those stupid little doves (is that what they are – doves?) they like to make out of towels and place on the bed or bath in the room. And most of the time they add some rose petals to make it look super romantic. Is it just me or are these towel doves incredibly cheesy and outdated? It’s like as soon as I see those damn birds I question whether or not this is a good fit for us. Immediately I’m like, oh shit, they make those birds at this place.
I know what you’re thinking. I sound ridiculous. They are simply making these god awful towel displays because they think they look nice and welcoming. It’s a valid piece of feedback though. I mean just look at them.