me and mine {July family portrait}

July 31, 2013 at 1:10 pm 10 comments

What a contrast to Junes Me and Mine, marked by so many rainy highlights.
July’s heatwave was a most welcome surprise as a family holiday is not on the cards for us this year.  Just a squirt of suncream conjures up relaxing holiday mojo for me and our daily strolls to the park with E have left us looking quite sunkissed. 13-7-13 - Stratford_us 3 and Zac 4B

This month’s ‘Me and Mine’ is from a lovely day out in Stratford with E’s cousin Zac, Uncle Jim and Aunty Nat.  Remember that scorching hot Saturday with temps in the 30s?  Yes it was that one!  The cooling shade from an enormous tree on the river bank and a Mr Whippy ice cream made the heat a whole lot more bearable.  It was a long slow walk from our tree to the ice-cream van with E stopping to say ‘hiya‘ to anyone who caught his eye or had an interesting looking picnic.13-7-13 - Stratford_E and Zac by tree* 4B

The cousins had such a lovely time toddling about poking sticks into trees and collecting leaf, flower and feather treasure.

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10 Comments Add your own

  • 1. lucy at dear beautiful  |  July 31, 2013 at 1:28 pm

    Ahh, it looks like you had a lovely sunny picnic. July has certainly been very kind to us and it’s lovely seeing all these sunshiny Me and Mine’s this month. x

  • 2. My Two Mums  |  July 31, 2013 at 2:12 pm

    Lovely picture! it’s been great to have nice weather.

  • 3. Katie @mummydaddyme  |  July 31, 2013 at 2:34 pm

    What a lovely summery photo. I like the tree in the background, it really frames the shot. It’s been so nice to actually get some nice weather isn’t it? X

  • 4. charlotte  |  July 31, 2013 at 5:15 pm

    Great summer photo! Wish mine had been taken in the sunshine. Hopefully I’ll get to take August’s on a summery day. x

  • 5. SAHMlovingit  |  July 31, 2013 at 8:13 pm

    Great summer memories. I love your family portrait and you’re so right – no need for a holiday this summer when the weather is this good x

  • 6. Lauren (@LaurenInSuffolk)  |  July 31, 2013 at 9:43 pm

    Sounds like a perfect day out, spent with family even better x

  • 7. carie  |  July 31, 2013 at 11:19 pm

    A little application of ice cream has really been the only way to get by in this heat but you all look so happy for such a hot day – here’s hoping for many more of them!

  • 8. Emily Beale  |  August 1, 2013 at 7:44 am

    Making the most of the gorgeous weather, there’s nothing quite like the shade of a beautiful tree on the hottest of days. So glad your pictures remind you of such a lovely family day!

  • 9. wouldliketobeyummy (@wouldliketobe)  |  August 2, 2013 at 9:03 pm

    Aaahh lovely. All this sunny weather as definitely made or happy photos 🙂

  • 10. Becky Arber (@BeckyArblog)  |  August 5, 2013 at 12:33 pm

    Gorgeous Photo! Lets hope there’s still more sunshine to come!


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