A little busy bee

Violet transitioned to the 2nd classroom at Little Angels Preschool- the Bumblebees- earlier this summer, but the first official day of the school year was exciting nonetheless.
I was actually thankful she had already started in this classroom a few weeks before because its really difficult to deal with two new transitions for little youngsters at the same time. Whew!

Miss Violet Mae was very excited for her first day back. 
She loved playing with her friends and modeling her new outfit. ;)

We love you little Violet Mae!
You are one funny, sassy, spunky, smart, sweet, silly and incredibly cute little monkey!
We know you are going to love being a bee!

here are a few pics from her "photo shoot"
Because its so hard to pick just one right?!


giving her teachers her treats- which she legitimately made herself!
with a little help from mom of course ;)


Our Mexico Vaca August 2015

When the hubby and I think about vacation at this point in our lives we think less about adventure and more about RELAXATION.

Not that we don't luuuuuvvvv adventure, but we are getting enough of that with three littles in the house.
We want to go somewhere that has plenty of sun, plenty of things to do for the kids and plenty of people on hand to serve mom and dad!
This was our second time to the Azul Beach Hotel and we once again we had a blast.

airport anticipation

airplane ride was great on the way there
onnnn the way back, not so much
traveling with an over-tired 18 month old who missed a nap was in a word... awful!

enjoying our welcome drinks

dancing with daddy to live music

the beach beds are the best

the typical turquoise water turned an awful brown this year due to an overabundance of seaweed
it was a weird phenomenon believed to be brought about by extra warm currents in the Carribean 

kayaking with the P!


this is a giant kiddie pool!

seriously all he did

The Kids Club

night shows

in room entertainment

lunch at the beach


swim up bar right outside our room
the kids loved splurging on milkshakes during Everly's naps

kids breakfast pint-size buffet was a highlight

room on the pool was perfect

date night at the tequila bar!
kiddie pool and jacuzzi

we had a swim up suite with swim up bar right outside our room!

our patio

seriously one of my favorite times on our trip was just doing this