Welcome to Carrie's Corner, where I explore all-things Couples, romance, adventure, cuisine and Jamaica. Join me on this journey as I share weekly stories of the lovable staff, loyal guests and behind-the-scenes insights of these breathtaking resorts as Chief Romance Officer of Couples Resorts.
Why a Private Romantic Dinner is Always a Good Idea
Hi Couples family,
I recently when on my babymoon at Couples Sans Souci a few months ago and one of our favorite highlights of the trip was the private gazebo dinner. Read on to find out why this splurge was so worth the cost.
Supporting Lauren Campbell in Miss Global Jamaica Pageant
Hi Couples family,
We are excited to announce that we are sponsoring Miss Lauren Campbell in this year's Miss Global Jamaica Pageant later this month. Lauren is 19 years old and is currently attending The University of the West Indies, where she is pursuing a bachelor's degree in Integrated Marketing Communications. She is passionate about dance, visual arts, giving back, and most of all, her home, Jamaica.
Learn more about why were are so taken with her in this blog post.
5 distractions that explain why your intimacy is fading
In a world where we are socially connected 24/7 and are empowered with a computer in the palm of our hand, it is easy to get wrapped up in social media, phone notifications and other distractions that take you away from quality time and communication with your partner.
Chief Romance Officer Carrie Barrett Talks Romance, LIVE on TV
February is the month of love, and our Chief Romance Officer Carrie Barrett is the thought leader on the subject. To promote the season of Valentine's Day, she was hosted by nine news stations across the country to chat about ways couples can keep the spark alive all year long.
Real Romance: Alex and Diane Lane
Hi Couples family,
We are starting a new series on the blog titled "Real Romance", where I will explore great love stories of past guests and from people around the world. I am in search of the best love stories and need your help in identifying these true love experiences to showcase on my blog.
5 Valentine Gift Ideas that are Completely Free
Looking for a last-minute, inexpensive yet thoughtful Valentine's Day gift? Look no further. Our Chief Romance Officer has gathered five Valentine gift ideas that are completely free.
10 Things Happy Couples Do Every Day
We are continuing the month of love, Couples Resort's flagship month, with a post on 10 Things Happy Couples Do Every Day. What makes couples happy? How did they meet? What is important to them? We conducted a survey of 500 men and women and found some interesting data on how couples view Valentine's Day, and ultimately, how they met “The One” and keep the spark alive.
Helpful Last-Minute Valentine's Day Gift Ideas for Her
Hi Couples family, Just six more days until Valentine's Day and I want to help out the fellas this week who are feeling a bit flustered with finding the perfect gift idea to show your lady you care. Below I have outlined helpful, last-minute Valentine's Day gift ideas she's sure to love:
10 Most Romantic Valentine's Day Gifts
Welcome to February, the month of love, and the month that is entirely devoted (in my mind at least) to YOU, to couples who love love and who love romance. This month I will be sharing various posts to help keep the Valentine's Day spirit alive and well all year long.
We're just under two weeks until Valentine's Day and I have received a few emails from guests wondering if I had any good gift ideas this year. So, I have decided to write out my Top 10 Romantic Valentine's Day Gift Ideas. Read to learn more . . .
New Year, Renewed Romance Resolutions
We are four days into 2016, and I can't help but be filled with the excitement of a new year. A blank slate, a starting line to which we start fresh, filled with optimism and dreams of endless possibilities.
As we launch into the New Year empowered with vision and resolutions, I'd like to challenge us all to remain focused on our relationships with the following romance resolutions to renew your love and passion for each other this year.
Repeat after me the following resolutions and kick that romance into high gear for 2016 . . .