We began the day with a sweet post-breakfast photo shoot:
We were having a lot of fun . . .
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: