Keep Up With The Jones Family

RED, WHITE...AND THE DEEP BLUE [LEPE BEACH]


Hero turned one on the third of July and so we celebrated with a fourth of July themed BBQ on the fifth.  That seemed pretty fitting and despite a murky start to the day with silver rainclouds looming whilst the wash of rain from the right before was still evaporating from the paths, the sunshine burst through at around 11.30 as we found our way to the BBQ spot at Lepe Country Park, just off the beach.  

3, 2.... HE'S GOING TO TURN ONE.


This lazy Summer photo has absolutely nothing in common with the post I'm writing, but I love it.

In truth, I'm sat in my Primark cotton pyjamas, crunched over the body of an 11 month old baby who has drifted sweetly to dreamland, as I mentally try to organise the rest of my week and determine

A TALE OF TWO KAFTANS

It's when the weather is this hot that I'm especially grateful to be living on the South Coast of England.  We have silky soft, sandy beaches to spend the day lay on [or chasing children on], hand dipped, home farmed ice creams to dine on and lush, breezy meadow walks to cherish on lazy Sunday afternoons.

FIRST SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPH: RECEPTION CLASS


Three weeks and he's completed the year - his first year of formal education.  It's bittersweet - the sad part?  He's growing up.  The happy part?  A new milestone; the school photograph, and it's gorgeously handsome.

On a side note - £18 for a download?  Really?  I'm glad he's smiling!