I think this album design will work! I've messed around with this template by Cathy to come up with a few different ways to combine the photo blocks.

Double page spread:

Journaling: Only the pigeons were up early. After conquering our space-age all-in-one spa/bath/shower we waited for the family to emerge. Zoe was first so Allan challenged her to a game of Rummikub. Eventually we all wandered down to the shops.

Katie Pertiet:
Arctic Whites Paper Pack No. 03 (very appropriate considering the weather!!)
Pine Creek Element Pack

Cathy Zielske:
Hybrid Helper No. 06 Layered Template (modified)