It’s over! After all that present buying, wrapping and food shopping, Christmas has been and gone for another year. I hope you all had a lovely time whatever you got up to and your children had a wonderfully magical day too. This year I haven’t really felt in the Christmas spirit at all, I think having a 2 month old baby and still being a bit hormonal and sleep deprived may have something to do with it. I am a bit disappointed I wasn’t totally in the festive mood as it was Alex’s first Christmas and was also the first year Leo really got excited about Santa coming. Anyway, I still had a lovely day with my in laws and spending the couple days after Christmas with my family was fun. This was the first year Oli and I have had family over for Christmas and it went surprisingly well, no food got burnt and everyone had a nice time (or so they said!). I thought it would be a nice idea to create a post full of photos from our first big family Christmas, our first one as a family of four and Alex’s first one ever.
Christmas 2016 – Our photo diary
Family day out to the garden centre to admire pretty Christmas decorations | A very excited Leo left treats for Santa | An evening spent drinking and playing games and piling presents under the tree.
A day full of presents and food with a very excited Leo and a baby who pretty much slept through the whole day | An afternoon spent on the sofa in a food/prosecco induced coma and an evening of TV and games.
The day of the massive house full and a frosty walk | More food, drink and an evening of Pictionary, Articulate and Charades (and an early night for me!)
Christmas Bank Holiday.
A farewell to the in laws and a trip to Avebury for the day to meet with more family | A yummy pub lunch and a walk around the biggest henge in the world | A late night for the kids but a lovely way to end Oli’s Christmas time off work.
So that’s what we got up to over Christmas! What did you all do? I would love to hear all about your Christmas day and what fun you got up to.
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