Sunday, 3 April 2011

Happy (UK) Mother's Day!

We began the day with a sweet post-breakfast photo shoot:

We were having a lot of fun . . .

. . . until someone decided it would be more fun to eat her hands . . .

We then had a mama and baby photo shoot in the living room. We dressed Charlotte in a dress that we bought while on our honeymoon in Mexico. My friend Alli made her gorgeous sweater.

Bare white walls and bright morning light (and a talented photographer) made for some great photos!

Then we were off on an adventure in our new city. After quite a bit of walking, we enjoyed a lovely tea service complete with tea sandwiches and the most delicious scones (sufficiently slathered with clotted cream) I have ever had:

We all enjoyed our meals:

We then did quite a bit more walking (and a bit of shopping at Covent Garden) before heading to a lovely little Jesuit church for an evening Mass. It was a short walk from there to a tube station that took us home in no time.

It was a fantastic first mother's day. The best part, by far, was spending it with my two favorite people in the whole world:

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