Me & Mine – December 2016

me and mine Belle du Brighton

 

These photos were taken on Christmas Eve, after the excitement of watching the Cbeebies panto (since watched about a trillion times!) and just before we put the milk and carrots out (parent-points to Sam because I wasn’t going to bother!) and the preceded a really lovely Christmas! It was probably similar to many other peoples Christmas so I shan’t bore you but we had a lot of food (We’re still having a lot of food – not much of it good for us either!) and it was nice to spend some quality time together before the potential craziness of January as Sam starts a new job so will be taking longer to get to and from work so won’t be around so much at home. 

me and mine Belle du Brighton

me and mine Belle du Brighton

I have spent the month playing catch up and trying to tie up all the lose ends blog wise before taking a couple of weeks as a blogging break, and in fact I plan on blogging very little in Janaury so I can do some behind the scenes work (like getting a little bank of posts written up!) and some client work. I hate to say it but I am really looking forwards to the kids going back to childcare! I need some time alone to work that isn’t in the dead of night! Athena isn’t back until the 9th though!

Athena spent most of the month shouting about Santan (we don’t correct her pronunciation!) and singing Christmas songs, and Arlo just spent the month shouting in general! That kid has a pair of lungs that rival a set of bagpipes. He makes a cute penguin though!

I bought myself a new camera in the boxing day sales so I am hoping my photography will improve as I get to grips with it, though lets face it these photos taken last minute in the living room were never going to be masterpieces were they? I am amazed that I managed to keep up with this Me & Mine photo project every month this year, (bar August, which I thought I had forgotten but actually hadn’t I had just called the post something else!) and I plan on doing this one again in 2017, along with Siblings Project too of course!

 

 

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5 Comments

  1. 31st December 2016 / 12:11 pm

    Oh a new camera sounds very exciting! I know which one I want when the time comes but we’re going to be many moons off affording it so I’m always interested to hear what people choose. Your photos look exactly how Christmas should, all snuggly and happy and what a lovely way to end the year 🙂

  2. 1st January 2017 / 6:15 pm

    Lol at Santan, love it! Athena’s head attire is very fetching!! Hope you have a lovely new year xx

  3. 1st January 2017 / 8:14 pm

    The 9th?! O goes back to school on the 3rd! But we’re getting an extra week off at the start of June to compensate for a short Christmas break – winner! Athena’s choice of headwear is stunning haha very festive! x #meandmineproject

  4. 3rd January 2017 / 11:46 pm

    lol shouting about Satan, I bet that was hilarious!

  5. 6th January 2017 / 2:34 pm

    Can’t beat getting a new camera for the holidays and getting it to use. How fun! Lovely family captures here hunny. Look forward to more this 2017 ahead. Happy New Year! #meandmineproject

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