Lockdown. Day 1354278

Well hello there secret lifers. Long time no write. In case you hadn’t noticed we have been living in a crazy world this past couple of months and I have somewhat had my hands full and been much busier than usual. I have seen all these amazing people posting about the new skills they areContinue reading “Lockdown. Day 1354278”

When Lockdown Ends…

This past week has been a struggle. I’m not going to lie. My anxiety is up and down but I can usually manage it quite well. I am missing my wider family, I am missing my friends, I am missing taking the kids to the park and on our little adventures. I’m even missing theContinue reading “When Lockdown Ends…”

Bluestone, West Wales family holiday. Top tips.

We were all really sad to have to pack up and leave our lovely lodge on the last day. However we were still able to use all the resort facilities until 4pm. We decided to spend the morning in the adventure centre, have a spot of lunch in the Woodland cafe and then head backContinue reading “Bluestone, West Wales family holiday. Top tips.”

Bluestone, West Wales. Family Holiday Day 1

It has been quite a few years since we last visited Bluestone but we have been meaning to return for some time as we had such an amazing stay in 2015. Big little was 2 and little little wasn’t even thought of yet. We were excited to be gifted a stay as part of theContinue reading “Bluestone, West Wales. Family Holiday Day 1”

Bluestone, West Wales. Family holiday day 4

We all wanted to visit the Blue Lagoon again today. We spent most of the morning and early afternoon swimming. I was very excited to get Big little on the water slides and he actually loved them so much. I was mostly excited because it meant I could go on the slides more than IContinue reading “Bluestone, West Wales. Family holiday day 4”

Bluestone, West Wales. Family holiday day 3

Another beautiful day in Pembrokeshire. The weather had been kind to us so far. It was reasonably mild for January and more importantly it was dry. A trip down into the village was planned for this morning to explore that area. The village is really pretty and I can’t believe I didn’t take any picturesContinue reading “Bluestone, West Wales. Family holiday day 3”

Bluestone,West Wales. Family Holiday Day 2

I was the first to wake up because I was so excited. I kid you not I was like a child at Christmas! We all couldn’t wait to hit the Blue Lagoon pool. We have visited several times before as a day visitor and at our previous stay in 2015. When you walk into theContinue reading “Bluestone,West Wales. Family Holiday Day 2”

Hey Instagram, leave those likes alone!

This post was originally written for and published by House 21 during the summer. I have updated it Nov 2019. Recently Instagram has made the move towards removing likes and video views. It has been piloted in several countries and there has been a mixed reaction from the Instagram community. Instagram’s explanation for this isContinue reading “Hey Instagram, leave those likes alone!”

A day in photos

Hey there Secret lifers! I just know you have all been dying to know what i get up to in a day. I mean it’s all exciting here every minute (haha). Here is a day in my life via photos… Wake up looking amazing obviously! Then while I am trying to come around I getContinue reading “A day in photos”

My Instagram Vs Reality

Instagram is a double edged sword. I mean I love the ‘gram most of the time. It definitely played a huge part in my recovery from post natal depression and anxiety. It keeps me sane most days. It’s a place I can vent and be creative. I have met so many wonderful people through thisContinue reading “My Instagram Vs Reality”