Thursday, December 11, 2008

Never Done This Before

Garth and I are doing something we have never done before. We are being uber spontaneous! We are leaving a decision up to fate!
We are...not booking an anniversary trip. Instead, we are going to take the week of our anniversary off of work and keep checking for last minute deals. If we don't get a great deal then we'll book a few nights at the hotel we spent our wedding night. It's a win-win situation, really.
I have been checking Expedia, Travelocity, Hot Wire, Priceline, etc and there are some incredible last minute deals (like $30 roundtrip airfare to Vegas and $12/day rental cars!) if you can leave next week.
So Garth and I have decided to wait for a great deal to come along, and praying there will be a great deal in Key West! Seriously, we don't really care where the deals are, we just want a great deal!
What happened to the Smokey Mountain getaway? We are already sick of the snow, so by Feb we will def be sick of it. Plus, the suspense of not knowing is exciting!

41 comments:

Liana said...

what a fun idea--either way you have a week off with your hubby! i hope you get a crazy good deal!!

With Love from New Orleans said...

Thanks Lindsey!! It was so horrible... I had the flu shot... but it seemed to be very flu like. But tomorrow I will be back full force.. I have that wedding up in Baton Rouge. I hope you and hubby Garth have a FABULOUS getaway somewhere warm! Can you believe it snowed today in Nola!!!

Lindsey said...

Great idea! That will be so exciting!

Megan said...

Sounds exciting!

Chelsie said...

Such a great idea. Hope you get something fantastic!

Katie said...

That is an amazing idea...I hope you both get to go somewhere amazing & relaxing!

Robyn said...

What a great idea! I think I might just have to suggest this to the hubby for our anniversary in April. I hope you guys find a great deal!

Sweetassbabs said...

Sounds like fun. I need a vacation can you take me too. :-)

Following Him said...

Fun idea!!! Hope you guys find a great deal and have fun!
~Elyse~

Megan said...

That's exactly what we are doing for our "honeymoon" since we haven't taken one yet. I only use Travelzoo though! Good luck!!

M and G said...

how fun!!!

Mc Allen said...

wow, thats a seriously great idea!! I bet you get a great trip at a great price, I cant wait to see where ya go!!! ☺ LA

Jennifer said...

That's so exciting! Let us know if it works out well.

Ashley said...

that sounds sooo fun! there's a good chance you will luck out! ...or have a wonderful time just being together at home. I wouldn't even think to do that!

Jenny.Lee said...

That sounds so fun! Good luck!

Sandy Toes said...

That is exciting..I think it's a great idea and adds some spice and the future Unknown!
sandy toes

Shanny said...

Nice! Now you can get excited about going to an unknown destination and only having Garth as your "sure" thing. I think it's a great idea. Hope you get an awesome deal!!!!

Mrs. Forever said...

I absolutely love that idea! I wonder if I can convince Casey to do that one year...

Katrina said...

great idea! Also try www.lastminutevacations.com or www.lastminutecruises.com
my mom got a 7 day carribean cruise for $299 per person! she always finds great deals on that site.

Pleasant Drive said...

how fun! I'm definitely ready for a vacay, and I don't even care where it's to.

Mrs. Cup said...

Oh how fun!!!

Mrs. Not-so-Domesticated said...

fun idea! I'm not sure if I could be so spontaneous...I'm a little bit obsessive.

Mrs. Dirnberger said...

Vegas is our next trip..I will have to remember to wait and book last minute! Everyone always says to wait, but the planner that I am drives me crazy to wait!~

Kim & Ryan said...

You go girl!

The Pink Potpourri said...

that is SUCH a great idea! i would love to do something like that! we usually know where we're going when we travel, but we wait until the last minute to book the hotel, and use the "pick your own price" feature on priceline.

can't wait to see where you end up going and hear about your deals!

Whitney said...

What fun!

The Other K Wick said...

Great idea!!!! Hope you get a great deal somewhere warm.

Rachel said...

What a great idea...I love it!
I hope you get some good deals; FYI it still may be a lil cold in Key West in February...but the sun will shine!

THE Stephanie said...

Sounds fun!! When's your anniversay??

Us? We've been planing our 10 year get-a-way for MONTHS!! he he he

Can't wait.

NewlywedCentral said...

I am NOT sure how it slipped through the cracks... but I wasn't following you! (weird, cause you're so darn cute :) but anyway... I'm your "100th" follower! (guess it was worth the wait?) -- Ok... I'm being silly --

I LOVE your idea of spontaneity! AWESOME!

ka1t_lyn said...

Scary fact: This is most likely what Ryan and I will wind up doing for our honeymoon! I hope you find something amazing :)

Emily said...

thank you for always leaving such sweet comments on my blog.. you really make my days brighter! I am really glad we have become blogging friends and just plain friends;) ur the best!!
I think that is way fun to just wait and see where you end up! As long as you two are togther - that is all that matters:)u can make any place fun and exciting

littlesack said...

That's bold! I couldnt never do that....I'm such a planner. Hope it's fun though

Lump said...

what a cool idea!!! and spontaneous. :)

Mary said...

Oh my gosh, I really admire your spontaneity! It would be soooo hard for me to fly by the seat of my pants like that. I hope you get a great deal to somewhere ideal!

SassyEngineer said...

That sounds like so much fun! I am so not spontaneous, but maybe we should try that. I like it! Don't forget to let us know where you end up going :)

Ginette said...

A newlywed adventure...so jealous. In love, every trip is an adventure and beautiful!

morewineplease said...

This is totally something my hubby would love to do... but it would make me crazy!
Cannot wait to hear what you do!

Maria said...

That is such a fun idea!

Kristina said...

Great idea! I always am jealous when I see those great deals...can't wait to see where you end up.

mebeingrandom said...

That sounds like so much fun and so exciting!! I will be in the Smokey Mountains the last week of Feb-first week of March. I'll let you know about the snow! lol!