Show and Tell Tuesday | Mission Trips

show and tell

It’s show and tell Tuesday and today I am linking up with Andrea and talking about mission trips. I’m sure it’s no surprise that I’m jumping in on this one since I just returned from my second international mission trip.

Y’all know I just love talking about Rwanda!


Since I’ve been recapping our trip, I won’t rewrite all the details (there’s a lot) but you can catch up below. I will say that we are so, so blessed to be able to serve the people of Rwanda. Every year, I leave a piece of my heart there!


And who knows? Maybe one day Rwanda will be our home :).

Getting There, Days 1 & 2
Days 3 & 4
Days 5 & 6
Days 7 & 8
A Glimpse Into Our Trip

St. Lucia Honeymoon Finale


Catch up on Part 1 of our love story here, Part 2 here, Part 3 here, Part 4 here Part 5 here, Part 6 here, Part 7 here, Part 8 here, Part 9 here, Part 10 here, Part 11 here, Part 12 here

First off, I want to say a huge thank you to those who have followed along with our love story. When I first started recapping our story three months ago, I had no idea I had so much to write about but I really do appreciate y’all following along and putting up with {and being so sweet about} our crazy long story! I’m so excited to have all these memories written down blogged so I will never forget where our journey as man and wife started.

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St. Lucia Honeymoon part 1

St. Lucia honeymoon

Catch up on Part 1 of our love story here, Part 2 here Part 3 here, Part 4 here, Part 5 here, Part 6 here, Part 7 here, Part 8 here, Part 9 here, Part 10 here

I know everyone says the honeymoon is the best part of getting married {get your mind out of the gutter!} but for us, it really was! After months of planning a wedding, Cory graduating and starting a new job and buying a house, we needed to recuperate. We spent seven incredible days at the Sandals Grande St. Lucian! A St. Lucia honeymoon was the perfect way to start our lives together.

We loved everything about the resort and the employees were the friendliest people I’ve ever met. They were willing to do whatever they could to make our honeymoon perfect. In my opinion, you really can’t go wrong with all-inclusive. It was so nice not having to worry about how much money we were spending or who we needed to tip. I just can’t say enough positive things about our time at Sandals.

The first couple days looked very similar.  We purposefully didn’t plan too much on our honeymoon but especially didn’t plan anything on Monday and Tuesday. Our days looked something like this…breakfast, beach, pool, lunch, pool, beach, dinner and hanging out in the lobby. Every night they had live entertainment in the lobby and bars {and it was all open, facing the ocean} so it became one of our favorite spots each evening.

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