Me and Mine…A Family Project December 2016

Me and Mine…A Family Project December 2016

I had plans for our December family photos of the four of us by the tree on Christmas Day in our new home. But of course plans go out the window when you have a young family.

With moving house a few weeks before Christmas life was very busy. We had lots of festive things planned in the lead up to Christmas, plus we had a house full of boxes that needed unpacking. It was all a bit crazy.

But, somehow we managed it. The boxes were unpacked, the Christmas tree was put up and the house slowly came together. We had two weeks with no internet which was particularly stressful, but we got through it. Our house became a home.

We had our families coming over to our house on Christmas Day and I was hoping to get the photos before everyone arrived, but I didn’t manage it. But I really wanted the photos of us for December to be in our new home, so before we took the tree down I quickly got these photos of us.

They are not the perfect photos I had imagined in my head, but when you have a crazy two year old that was never going to happen. The light was terrible, but this is us in our new home and we couldn’t be happier…

One of the best things that blogging has given me is photos of my family that I would never have taken before. Especially the photos of the four of us. Before I started to join in with the Me and Mine Family Project I only had a few photos of us. Now I have all of these…

April 2016


May 2016

June 2016

July 2016

August 2016

September 2016

October 2016

November 2016

December 2016



  1. Well congratulations on the big move! It requires extra effort to move in December and it you’ve done phenomenally well to get boxes unpacked, tree up and have family over. Here’s to a wonderful 2017 in your gorgeous new house 🙂

  2. 31/12/2016 / 19:20

    Well done for getting through Christmas and the move! Hope you have settled in well. I hear you on the photo front I don’t think i took any on Christmas day it was all a bit of a lovely blur! x

  3. 31/12/2016 / 20:24

    Laura you’ve done amazingly, II don’t think I would have coped as well as it sounds you have. I hope you have a wonderful 2017 in your new home with your lovely family. xx

  4. 01/01/2017 / 18:10

    Lovely shots Laura, I hope you have a wonderful year in your new home #meandmine

  5. Laura
    01/01/2017 / 22:59

    Happy new home! One of my friends moved to their new home on 2nd December and she was stressed to the max. But it’s so worth it when you get your home in some sort of order and you can start to enjoy it. Lovely photos from the year.

  6. 02/01/2017 / 15:21

    I only started taking regular photos part way through 2016 too – I’m so glad I did as I now have some lovely photos of us all together! Hoping 2017 is a fabulous year for you and yours xx #MeandMine

  7. 02/01/2017 / 20:24

    I’m loving looking back at everyones photos from the year. I wish I’d done this myself x

  8. 03/01/2017 / 18:38

    Lovely pics Laura! It is wonderful to have all of these lovely pics now I agree…
    I can’t believe that you moved house so close to Christmas – how exciting! I am so glad that everything came together and yes it is mad with a young family, so well done for doing what you did x

  9. 03/01/2017 / 23:46

    So glad that you are happy in your new home, Happy New Year x

  10. Lovely family photos in your new home and glad you had a lovely first Christmas there. So lovely to see your photos from April onwards – I do love your November photo. Looking forward to seeing your family photos this year – the #meandmineproject is such a great way to make sure you capture them, isn’t it? Really love joining in with it every month 🙂

  11. 06/01/2017 / 13:45

    It’s so lovely to look back at the year just passed isn’t it? That’s one of my favorite things about this family portrait project. It’s always hard to get them to sit still but I think the non posed funny ones are the very best memories to recall though too. Gorgeous. Happy New Year! #meandmineproject

  12. 06/01/2017 / 21:41

    These are so lovely and I loved being able to look back at your other photos. Such a great linky isn’t it? So important to have these photos for the future xx

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