The Ghost of Christmas Past.

What would Christmas be without all the memories and little trips to the past. And whilst rummaging through bits I found some old scrapbooks and disposables, and of course had to sit and look through them all. And I thought it’d be a bit of fun to be my own ghost of Christmas past and share some of the Christmas ones with you. Some cute, some rather embarrassing but all very lovely. So, let’s take a trip down memory lane, shall we?


Little baby Em at her first Christmas, December 1998.


Making snowmen was always a ‘thing’ of ours at Christmas. We’d add the finale of a carrot with a line that sticks to this day “And a carrot for the nose”


Let’s get this embarrassing one out of the way. Back story, I used to be afraid of men, except my dad, uncle and grandpa. So when it came to meeting Santa, I’d freak, refuse to say a word and, well, my face explains the rest. I don’t know whats worse my face or my haircut.


I think I was a bit obsessed with pink as a child…


Another embarrassing one, but this time I’m bringing my brother in with me. Sorry Ollie. I give you, pyjama boy and, me…


This isn’t Christmassy, but apparently was taken around Christmas. And I kind of find this adorable!




Christmas 2002, look at that cheeky smile. I also really miss the deep pink pinafore, I could rock that today.


Still 2002, my brother and I. I bloomin’ love this photo.

Writing this has made me so happy, looking through these made my heart warm. However my haircut from those years will haunt me forever. Thank you mum for capturing all these lovely moments so we can treasure them forever.

Until next time,

Em x


36 comments so far.

36 responses to “The Ghost of Christmas Past.”

  1. Em, this is such a heartwarming and adorable post! I really enjoyed looking through your old Christmassy photos! Thanks so much for sharing them with us!

    Abbey 🌟

  2. Aliyah says:

    This was so bloody adorable I blubbed! You’re the cutest ever awh Baby Em stole my heart!
    Lots of love x

  3. BohoEve says:

    Aww, you are so cute.

  4. Cuuute pictures ohmygoshhh

  5. Tanya says:

    Oh my god you are so frickin cute. This is such a beautiful idea and I love you cute you are. Those adorable outfits. 😍😍❤️

  6. This is the cutest Blogmas post ever! So heartwarming and just awwwww! Thank you for sharing such precious moments with us!

    Jessica & James |

  7. Ah this post is lovely! I love seeing people’s old photos! You went from being adorable to being absolutely gorgeous! x

  8. Hannah says:

    Really cute post! Lovely photos!

    Hannah |

  9. This is a such a good idea to do. It’s so nice looking back at old photos it brings back so many memories! 💜

  10. izziefarebro says:

    awe, such a cute post! x

  11. Aw so cute!! I love love love this post Em! Such a clever and creative idea, might have to give this idea ago if not this Christmas then defiantly next one! – Sarah xoxo

  12. ashlexyz says:

    This is such a lovely post idea! I love this, and the photos are fabulous!


  13. possiblysami says:

    oh my goodness you were so cute aw! bless. this is such a cute, cute post. love it! x

  14. Love this post title hehe! x
    Morgan //

  15. notsomousybrown says:

    Lovely post and great photos of your Christmas memories! x

    Amy |

  16. Robyn says:

    Awwh this is such a lovely post! I love all the pictures <3
    Robyn //

  17. Giulia says:

    Adorable post! x

  18. Beth says:

    This is a lovely post, you were such a cute bubba! I was also scared of men as a child, although we have a wonderful photo of my brother crying at Santa haha! xx

    • Em says:

      Ahh thank you! It’s so weird I don’t know why I just couldn’t go near them aha! ahaha that’s amazing! xx

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