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May 29, 2020

Mexico - Day 3

Our 3rd day in Playa Del Carmen started off pretty rocky. At breakfast both kids refused to go off the property for any excursions....and it was pretty much the only thing I wanted to do. Buster and I both had meltdowns. Andrew tried to keep the peace. And Olive just felt bad about it all. I sat by myself for a little bit and tried to focus on turning the day around. Thankfully Andrew gave me some alone time and by lunch - all was better.

After lunch we did a little photoshoot on the beach. Andrew and I weren't really feeling being in the pictures so we just focused on the kids. The water really is gorgeous in Mexico. It's still one of my favorite places.

After the photoshoot we got ready to go to a cooking class at Casa de Rosa. The kids were able to come and cook which made it even more fun (and also not as fun too...hahahahaha). 

The kids were actually really really good during the cooking portion of the night. The helped make empanadas, tamales, and salsas. The dinner portion of the night - not so much! Olive ate the tacos, but Buster hardly ate anything. All in all I'm glad we did it. It was a super fun experience and we spent time cooking as a family.

May 24, 2020

Mexico Day 2

Our second day in Mexico was fun...although there were a few tears from everyone including me! You know when you've been looking forward to something for so long....and then something happens that just ruins everything? Well...that happened on more than one occasion for me. From the kids fighting to no one wanting to go on any excursions. To not being able to get into the one restaurant that I was dying to try to not being able to go into the ocean. Etc etc etc. The hotel did have a lot of cool features though. There was a homemade ice cream shop, nightly shows and live music, loads of good restaurants and a gorgeous beach.

See what I told you about the tears. This was one of a handful of times that Buster was not happy. It's hard to be 6 sometimes!! The food was really good. I had these fish tacos a few times on the beach while we were there. 

At the pool you could buy inflatable toys - so of course the kids had to have one! I secretly wanted one too. They also had this really fun spot where you could make crafts. Honestly - it was so fun we did it almost every day. And the finished pieces were pretty amazing. The guys running the crafts added a lot of details that made them look like ceramics sold at the gift shop!

Dinner was always hit or miss. Andrew and I loved it because everything was included.....but sometimes it was hard with the kids. Their palates aren't quite as refined as ours. 

May 23, 2020

New BLogger!

Soooooo.....with the quarantine, and homeschooling the kids, and trying to finish the yearbook, and working on the friday assembly videos, and all around trying not to lose my mind.....I haven't exactly had time to do any blog entries. I logged on today and the entire thing is different. It's taking me a little while to figure it out......