The Hels Project
An expert’s guide to SEO and blogging

An expert’s guide to SEO and blogging


Terms like SEO and DA are mentioned a lot in blogging, and so I thought I’d put together a (hopefully!) helpful guide to SEO and blogging…
Brews and books with Booths

Brews and books with Booths


Anyone that knows me will know that tea and books feature pretty heavily in most of my days…

My Story

Mental Health

This is something I wrote a while ago, but as it is Mental Health Awareness Week, I wanted to share it. Mental health has always been a hard topic to talk about, but it’s something that .

Baby AND a social life?

Daily life Mum Life Parenting

Does having a baby mean giving up your social life? I recently read this post by the lovely Sarah which hit the nail on the head, and got me thinking. Every so often I go on Facebook or .

All the little things: April

Daily life Lifestyle

Safe to say, April has been an incredibly busy, but exciting month for me. It’s also the last month of my maternity, which is making me really, really sad. I feel like I’ve been in a .

My London Marathon

Fitness Lifestyle

This Sunday, along with 40,300 other people, I took part in the London Marathon. I was meant to do it last year, but due to Dougie-shaped pregnancy reasons, I deferred my place. I was .

Driving through anxiety

Daily life Mental Health

For those of you that follow me on Twitter or Instagram, you may have seen that I passed my driving test. While this may not seem like a big deal for some, for me, it was a huge, huge .

Rice Krispie spring treats


Now the days are getting longer and the sun is starting to appear more regularly (although it’s not quite time to ditch the coats yet) I thought I’d make some fun, .

First family holiday

Daily life Lifestyle Parenting Travel

I’ve spent the last week in Portugal with Sam and Dougie, our first family holiday. It was such a lovely week, although holidaying with a baby does not lend itself to a chilled, .

All the little things: March

Daily life Lifestyle

I can’t quite believe we’re already coming to the end of March already?! Although I’m excited because it means our family holiday to Portugal is fast approaching, but much less excited .

Six months old


Today Dougie is six months old. I still can’t quite believe I have a six-month-old son. He is the most beautiful, exhausting, entertaining, inquisitive, adorable baby – in my .

The Circle – Dave Eggers


I’m a huge fan of dystopian novels, and I read The Circle (2013) by Dave Eggers a couple of years ago. I recently saw the trailer for the upcoming film adaptation of it, starring .

Blogging: Is it worth it?

Blogging Lifestyle

Let me start off by saying that I love blogging. I love having a creative outlet, I love being able to write about things I want to write about. I’m lucky enough to be able to work as .

Etsy Haul

Daily life Lifestyle

While I love shopping of any kind, Etsy is one of my favourite places to search when I’m looking for anything cute, unique, decorative or for a gift. I spend far too much money on .