11 Subtle Ways Partners Show They Love You Without Saying It

Hearing you partner say “I love you” is undeniably great, especially when you feel that way in return. It’s validating, comforting, and often inspires you to say it right back. But if your partner doesn’t say “I love you” as frequently as you’d like, it may feel like you’re missing that confirmation of their affection. And, in some cases, it may even cause you to question the state of your relationship.bustle

That’s why it’s important to keep in mind not everyone finds it important to say the L word 24/7, and plenty more don’t even feel comfortable doing so. “Some people weren’t raised in families where the words ‘I love you’ were used frequently or even at all. Saying the words can feel foreign or uncomfortable. If your partner doesn’t express their love verbally, this may be one reason why. But it doesn’t necessarily mean they don’t care.

It’s possible you and your partner simply have different love languages, or different ways of showing affection. According to Dr. Gary Chapman, there are five love languages: using words of affirmation, showing appreciation through acts of service, giving/receiving gifts, spending quality time together, and showing love through touch.

If you’re someone who likes to hear words of affirmation, while your partner is someone who shows love in other ways, it might feel like you’re not on the same page. So be sure to share your concerns with your partner. Love needs to be communicated one way or another. Here, a few ways experts say people can show their love, without actually saying it. Continue reading “11 Subtle Ways Partners Show They Love You Without Saying It”

A girls trip – is good for the soul!

img_9345-2.jpgI am recently back from the best girls weekend ever!! For months now we have been asking our friend Connie what she wants to do for her bachelorette .. Since her wedding isn’t too traditional, her immediate response was, “I don’t really want one!” The idea of wearing a feather boa and going up to strangers to do weird dares isn’t really her thing LOL. Howevvvver not doing anything just wasn’t an option in my opinion. I mean helloooo you only get married once – I HOPE. She then suggested that instead we plan a girls weekend away. Something super low-key. Simply a good excuse to get away for a weekend with some awesome girlfriends, where we would do nothing but walk around and shop during the day and then consume awesome food and party in the evenings. We immediately decided on heading to South Beach! I did all my research before, figured it IMG_9455was a good time to finally go to a bunch of places I’ve been wanting to experience. I mapped it out and Connie and Jess floated along, and it was one of the best weekends ever. There is something pretty awesome about spending a solid weekend with your special ladies.

We stayed at Riviera south beach which thankfully was the cutest little spot, rite smack in the middle of all the good Miami vibes – good food, good shopping and most of all great culture!! The rooms are set up suite style with an old mixed with modern feel … the outdoors made me feel like i could be in Bali or somewhere very boho – cute cute cute!!!!

Monkey SEA Monkey DO

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Monkey island is on my list of favorite things!.  There’s not much to it except a really, small  beach with crystal clear water, a canopy of trees hanging over and a swing dangling from a tree branch. With that said – It’s PERFECT!!!!!!

Monkey Island is offshore from the folly ruins in Port Antonio. The stretch of water separating the Island from the mainland is very shallow (about ankle deep at low tide) so it is easy to walk across. However, watch your step if you are walking barefoot as the sea bed is dotted with sea urchins .

The island gets its name from the colony of monkeys which Alfred Mitchell’s explorer son-in-law Hiram Bingham bought in to Jamaica. Rather than keeping the monkeys in his mansion (the now ruined folly mansion), Mitchell let them live on the island.

Road Trippin with Miss T – Jamaica through her eyes

IMG_8552There is something about getting behind the wheel, and exploring at your own pace !!!! A road trip is honestly the perfect opportunity to forget  your worries and make great memories along the way – well for me!

You know whats better than a road trip? A road trip with great company. Wait you know whats better than a road trip with great company ?A FOODIE ROAD TRIP WITH GREAT COMPANY!!!!! Last week i went on my first foodie road trip, and what a magical experience it was. We jumped in a sweet mini at 7am and didn’t get back till night fall …

Miss T and i decided and committed to making food road trips a huge part of our lives . We will tour our beautiful island, parish by parish and cook, eat and learn from some of the best! From tucked away hidden gems on the beach to beautiful vintage coffee estates up in the mountains . I can’t wait to share our adventures with you 🙂

 

 

 

Kiehls – Creme de Corps Nourishing Dry Body Oil

kiehlsThis lightweight body oil nourishes skin with hydration to help achieve a more refined skin texture – soft, supple and smooth. Enriched with Squalane and Grapeseed Oil, the spray-on body oil delivers a fine mist that quickly absorbs into skin, residue-free and dry to the touch!

My favorite thing about kiehls dry oil is how super soft it makes my skin!
I’ve never been one to purchase oils because I’ve had issues with how they feel on my skin, especially living in hot sticky climate. One of  my favorite things to do is spraying  it on after a hot shower – ohhh and it smells  AMAZING TOO! I always feel like I’m just walking out of a spa right after.
This body oil is my new favorite thing – Thanks for the hook up Chan !! Xo