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BIKINI TOPBeach Riot // BOTTOMSBeach Riot // COVERUPEberjey via Revolve Clothing //  SUNGLASSESGentle Monster // Atticus – PILOT HATAmazon // SHOESNative Shoes // BACKPACK: Fjallraven

Here are some pictures from our flight to Bora Bora and some pics once we got there! We first had to take a flight from New York to LA and then we had about a 13 hour layover so we got a hotel and Atticus ate and then slept for 7 hours. Then we took a flight from LA to Tahiti which wasnt as rough as I thought it would be. Then a short flight from Tahiti to Bora Bora. The Four Seasons then picked up us up by boat and brought us to the resort. I am not going to lie it was a realllllly long day of traveling – I think I did worse than Atticus did. He was such a trooper and got a full 12 hours of sleep in and was so happy when we got there. I just couldn’t get comfortable with my belly on the plane! We kept going back and forth if we were going to bring Atticus or not but I am no where near ready to leave him for more than a few hours (and that is usually when he is asleep!) let alone overnight. It gives me really bad anxiety thinking about being away from him so we realized it was we either bring him or we don’t go, and I am so happy we brought him. It really has been so much fun with him here and I wouldn’t have had it any other way. He has been extra extra sweet these last few weeks, always wanting to cuddle and give hugs. It makes me so so so so happy.

xo

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  1. Amber,
    WOW- such STUNNING & gorgeous shots of Bora Bora! It is a dream destination for me- it positively looks like PARADISE. Thank you for posting! What kind of camera and lens do you usually use to shoot your photos? I know this is probably a question for David, as he seemingly shoots them, but I figured you would know! 😉
    You and your beautiful family are TRULY a breathe of fresh air and positivity. You remind me of myself in so many ways, and I very much look up to you. Its so inspiring to read your travel posts, and see all of the fun adventures you guys get into. Keep em’ comin’ !

    – Your biggest fan.

  2. A’s little shorts for the plane are SO adorable! Where are they from? Thanks so much! Your pictures are SO beautiful!

  3. The photos are breathtaking!! I’m going to be a senior in high school, and I get to choose a destination to take one last vacation before I go to college. This looks like such a beautiful place to relax! Wish I had a cute baby to cuddle with though…;)

    1. Thank you so much!! It was so beautiful, we loved it!! I definitely suggest it 🙂 Let me know where you end up deciding for your trip!! How exciting 🙂 xoxo

  4. Wow! Heaven on earth.:) These photographs are so beautiful. Atticus looks very happy. I love your baby bump, you’re such a beautiful mama:)

    1. Thanks so much Claudine!! You are so sweet!! I am glad you liked the post 🙂 I appreciate it!!

    1. Aww thank you Chelcy!! It was so fun having him there, we loved it 🙂 And yes!! I love having all these memories through the blog, I can’t wait to show A when he is older!! xo

    1. Thank you Torey!! You are the sweetest!! He was definitely born to travel 🙂

  5. These pics are beautiful and Atticus is so adorable! One question – where did you get his stuffed puppy dog? I’d like to get one for a friend’s little boy for his first birthday. Thanks!

    1. Thanks so much Michelle!! SO nice of you!! And we got it from Build-A-Bear!! 🙂

      1. Thanks Amber! You’re so sweet to always reply to everyone. Hope you guys had a wonderful trip!

    1. It was unreal!! We had the best time but we were ready to come home surprisingly I know! 😉

    1. Thank you Lindsey!! We had such a fabulous time!! You are so sweet!! xo

    1. Oh my goodness thank you so much!! That is such a sweet compliment!!! I can tell you will be an amazing mom someday 🙂 xoxo

    1. Haha I know!!! I love it so much!! Thanks for reading Sarah Lynn!! xo

  6. Amber , what camera you use ??
    Because your photos are very beautiful !

  7. The photo of A running to your with arms wide open for a hug is too precious! His smile in so many of these is infectious, I caught myself giggling.

    1. Ahh thank you so much!! I love that pic too!! 🙂 You are so sweet!!!

    1. It was honestly so amazing!! We loved it 🙂 And thank you love!! You are too kind!! xo

    1. Yes!! Long day but so worth it once we got there!!! And thanks! I am glad you like it 🙂 xo

  8. This vacation looks like a dream! Your family is beautiful, and don’t even get me started on that cutest belly of yours! Love all these pics.

    sierradanielle.com

    1. It was so beautiful there, we loved it!! And aww thank you Sierra!! So so nice of you to say!! xo

    1. Thank you Kristen!! I am so glad you liked the post 🙂 It is an amazing place, we loved it!! xo

  9. Ahhh Bora Bora is definitely high on our list of places to visit in the future! I always knew it was sort of a hassle to actually get there from NY, but so worth it! I love the idea of staying in those huts on the water. What an amazing experience to have as a fam. Looks like a great time!

    1. Yes!! Definitely have it on your list!! It was so amazing, we loved it!! And yes! It is one of those places that is so out of the way from NY but it was so worth it once we got there 🙂 I hope you can go someday!! xoxo

  10. I have been waiting for you to post this because that suit is SO cute!! And those glasses!
    Baby A looks so so sweet in all of these photos. What beautiful memories you’ll have of him before your baby girl comes along!

    1. Yay!! I am so glad to hear that!! I hope you liked it 🙂 Thanks for reading gorgeous!!

    1. Thanks so much!! I appreciate that! We love our family adventures 🙂 The memories are what make it all worth it!! xo

    1. Thanks so much Quinn!! You are so genuine, I love your comments!! And we had a great time 🙂 So worth the long travel time!!

  11. Posto………….famiglia da film !!! Bellissimi e in bocca al lupo per la futura nascita!

    1. You should!!! It is seriously breathtaking!! We loved it so much!! Atticus enjoyed himself a little too much haha 😉 xo

  12. Amber, stop! I cannot take the gorgeousness!! I love how you and your husband carry baby A all the time and take him EVERYWHERE!! I was like that with my kids when they were tots; if they couldn’t go then I didn’t want to go either! You are the best parents, and I love reading about your family-friendly adventures!! xoxo

    1. Aww thank you so much!!! We LOVED having Atticus with us!! I can’t imagine him not coming!! It sounds like you are an amazing mom!! Thanks for the lovely comment!! xoxo

  13. This looks like a dream! I feel the same way about being away from my little one. He is 2 and I still haven’t been away for more than half a day.
    On a side note: it’s incredible to look at your blog and life now compared to where you and the blog were 2 years ago. So fancy and living the dream now…..
    Good for you! And I am glad you still seem so humble and sweet on here
    Dresses & Denim

    1. Thanks so much Carly!! I appreciate the love and support so much!! You are amazing, and your words made my day! And I am glad you agree about being away!! It is so hard and I feel like it’s not worth it! 🙁 I am sure with my second, it may be a little different, but we will see! Thank you for reading love!! xoxo

  14. These photos are seriously so stunning! I’m so glad Atticus did well with all of the flying! I can’t wait to see more pictures 🙂

  15. You’ve been to so many beautiful places in the last few months! I have a travel list based on your trips lol I can’t decide where I want to go next because every time you take a new trip I become obsessed with that location! Whicht has been your favorite so far and which place would you recommend the most?

    1. Ahh that’s the problem!! There’s too many amazing places, it is so hard to decide!! It is all about what you want out of your trip. Bora Bora is an ideal relaxing vacation where you don’t have to do much besides relax 😉 But if you are wanting something where you’re more on the go and out exploring, I suggest Europe: Italy and France were some of my favorite countries to visit!! xo

  16. What tranquility there is in the moments when it’s just you and your boy laying together in paradise. These photos are incredible and thanks for sharing 🙂

    Julia

    ExploresMore.com

    1. It was such a special moment, I will never forget it 🙂 Thanks so much for reading Julia!! xo

    1. Thanks so much!! I agree, I LOVE this age 🙂 So fun!! And November!! Ahh can’t wait 😉

  17. This looks incredible!

    How on earth do you guys afford to travel so often to such incredible places? When do either of you find the time to work?!

    Seems you live an incredibly blessed life.

    Your bump looks beautiful 🙂

    1. Thanks so much Ella!! We are fortunate enough to be able to work from anywhere, which allows us to work from home or on vacations. We are thankful for the flexibility of our work through my blog. Thank you for reading and being so sweet!! xo

  18. Wow!! Stunning pictures! Feeling nostalgic looking at these! I would be interested in how you feel Bora Bora compares to other places you have been since I think it’s the most beautiful place I have ever seen!! Hope you are having a blast!!

    Danielle

    http://www.blushblossom.com

    1. Thank you so much!! Bora Bora is honestly the most amazing beach vacation in my opinion. It is one of those places were you can go and just relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery! We had a wonderful time, thanks so much!! xo

  19. Looks like so much fun Amber! Bora Bora truly is amazing. Everything is so beautiful and the water is so clear. Looks like you guys are having a great trip!
    hannahsnotstuffy.blogspot.com

    1. Thank you so much Hannah!! I appreciate it! It was so beautiful, we had a great time! xoxo

  20. These pictures make my heart burst! They are so unbelievably adorable! I can’t believe how beautiful your resort is! It’s gorgeous! I’m sure you guys are just having a blast especially since you brought Atticus along with you. I have the same anxiety about leaving my son for more than a couple of hours at a time. The thought of being away from him overnight is enough to bring on a full out panic attack haha! #momlife 😉

    Carly xo

    http://www.frecklesandcheeks.wordpress.com

    1. Ahh thank you Carly!!! You are the sweetest!! It was the best having him with us 🙂 We wouldn’t have had it any other way looking back! And why is it so hard?! Mommy instincts or something!! 🙂 xo

  21. OMG Amber you guys are the cutest little family!! I love your little baby bump! Bora Bora is now on my go to list.

  22. Beautiful pictures! I can’t wait to go there. And little A looks so happy! 🙂 I was wondering what camera are you using? I am going to Bora Bora (Four Seasons) and I don’t know which type of camera to bring? Thanks in advance! These pictures are making me soooo excited!

    1. Thanks so much Haleigh!! And ahh I am so excited for you!! Have a blast!! (I know you will!! :)) And we use a canon 5d mark iii camera. I hope that helps!! xo

  23. Love Bug! Bless Baby A’s little heart for bringing so much joy… Nice place to hang out huh? Enjoy & relax- beautiful pics. Thanks.

    1. Aww that is so sweet of you to say!! And yes, we loved it!! So beautiful 🙂

    1. Thanks so much Victoria!! We had a lovely time 🙂 I appreciate it!! xo

  24. Your so beyond blessed! Such beautiful pics of you and your adorable family!!! (As always) I’m sure you hear this all the time but your my favorite blogger and your an inspiration to so many. Your husband seems like such a god fearing loving man to you and amazing father to Atticus! It’s something to cherish and praise God for! Love you all without even knowing you!
    Xoxo
    -Holly

    1. Aww thank you so much Holly!! That is so kind of you to say!! Seriously!! You are best and you totally made my day!! Love you!! xo

  25. It looks beautiful, I have been loving all your Insta snaps! Ive got a few kids too and still can’t leave them, if I’m going on an adventure I just want them to be along with me. Makes it so much more fun, and keeps the anxiety at bay:)

    1. Thanks so much Chelsea!! I am glad you follow along!! And ahh it is so hard huh?! I don’t plan on leaving him ever! I agree!! Way less anxiety that way 🙂

  26. Beautiful photos! I love the ones with Atticus asleep on your chest, so precious.

    You are giving me hope that we will survive a non-stop 10 1/2 hour flight from JFK to Honolulu with a very active 16 month old!! Do you have any must have tips?!

  27. Hi,

    Wow, you make me want to go to Bora Bora! I just told my husband we need to go. Do you know what colour your nail polish is? I love it! perfect amount of orange, pink and neon!

    1. Hi Adrienne!! Ahh you would love it!! It was breathtaking 🙂 And I don’t know!! Ahh sorry girl! xo

  28. That is so sweet! I can’t leave our daughter for more than a few hours either. Love all your pictures! It’s looks absolutely gorgeous there and Atticus looks like he had the best time!
    XO Kelly,
    http://www.dettecakes.com

    1. I am glad I am not the only one!! It is so hard 🙁 I feel so attached haha! And thanks so much!! I am glad you liked the post 🙂 xo

  29. Oh wow!! I envy you so much right now! Bora Bora is heaven on earth and I could definitely use some beach time at this point.
    Enjoy your relaxing time with your lovely little family!

    http://lartoffashion.com

    1. It was amazing!! We loved it 🙂 And thank you!! We had such a nice time! I appreciate it! xoxo

    1. Thank you!! I am so glad to hear that! Haha omg I know!! I just looked back at that pic and laughed!! So true!! 🙂

  30. These photographs are just beautiful. Bora Bora just looks breathtaking and you look so beautiful. Atticus is definitely the happiest baby I have ever seen!! xx

    1. Aww thank you so much!! Such nice compliments 🙂 Thank you for reading!! xo