The Hels Project
Orchids Festival at Kew Gardens

Orchids Festival at Kew Gardens


Visiting new places in and around London is one of my favourite things to do. There are so many beautiful places, and I want to explore more…
Becoming an editor: An insider’s guide

Becoming an editor: An insider’s guide

Daily life

When I’m not blogging or parenting, my 9-5 job is as an editor for a property website, and I also work as a freelance writer…


Daily life

I really don’t know how I got anything planned before I got Pinterest – although saying that, it’s now a miracle I get anything done when I have Pinterest to browse! .

Baby on Board


I’m not one to use this blog space for ranting or complaining, and this won’t become a regular thing, but there has been something over the past few weeks that has frustrated and .

Entering the second trimester…


So, here I am in my second trimester, eagerly awaiting this burst of energy, and regularly checking the mirror for that gorgeous pregnancy glow…

Dog nail transfers from Hello Harriet

Beauty Lifestyle

Combining two of my favourite things – nail art and dogs with these Hello Harriet dog nail transfers…

The Surprise Project


I have some exciting news that has already completely changed my life, and I wanted to share it on here…

Freddie the Frenchie

Daily life Lifestyle

Freddie is a French bulldog, and was 5 months old when we got him. He lives up to the stubborn nature of Frenchie’s and I can’t lie, he’s been an absolute nightmare to house train. He .

Simple chocolate tiffin

Baking Lifestyle

I felt like making something tasty this morning, but also wanted it to be quick and easy – I’m currently marathoning How To Get Away With Murder so naturally I didn’t .

New York

Daily life Lifestyle Travel

New York has always been one of my favourite places to visit, and I’d only ever been in summer, so after the mild winter we had in England, New York in January was definitely a shock to .

New Year


Last year had its ups and downs, but overall it was a pretty amazing year. The beginning of a New Year tends to be a time for resolutions, and so I thought I’d jump on the blogging .

Anxiety: Break it down

Mental Health

One of the problems with not having a set routine is that extra time on your hands can invariably lead to over thinking. If I’m honest, I’ve found that my anxiety has become .

Paleo Pancakes

Baking Lifestyle

I haven’t been able to do much running recently (silly sore Achilles) so I’m really enjoying trying out new recipes at the moment. I love pancakes, but I’m one of .

Tropical Wonderland

Lifestyle Mental Health

The lovely Liz, who I have previously interviewed, gave me Millie Marotta’s Tropical Wonderland for my birthday a few weeks ago. As I’ve said before, along with exercise and .