Me and Mine: February 2015

Our little break away in Wales over half term was a welcome break from the norm. It was a chance to escape the household chores, the daily routine and the clutter of Christmas and birthday gifts that have yet to find homes. It was time to spend lazy mornings and late evenings with my husband and Little Mr exploring somewhere new.

We loved exploring two difference beaches in South Wales; Llanelli and Trecco Bay. Little Mr loves putting his wellies on and jumping in puddles so I couldn’t wait to see him explore the beach with rockpools, shells and seaweed to discover.

It was sunny but very cold. We were wrapped up warm against the elements with hats, scarves and big coats to keep the chill out. We loved the beach and can’t wait to spend more time there over the next year or so.


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  • Reply Alexandra @dontcallmestepmummy

    How lovely you were able to get away for half-term. Sounds just perfect xxx great pic #meandmine

    28/02/2015 at 11:07 am
    • Reply Emma Shilton

      Thanks Alexandra, it was a lovely break xx

      01/03/2015 at 12:23 pm
  • Reply Alex Bump to Baby

    What a gorgeous backdrop – stunning photo! x


    28/02/2015 at 11:31 am
  • Reply Donna

    Gorgeous photo! Shilts needs a beanie hat too! x

    28/02/2015 at 10:25 pm
    • Reply Emma Shilton

      Thanks Donna, guess who forgot to take his hat?! xx

      01/03/2015 at 12:22 pm
  • Reply Colette B

    It really was freezing in Wales last weekend wasn’t it! After we’d walked down the pier at Mumbles we didn’t last long on the beach at all, poor Amy was SO miserable.

    28/02/2015 at 11:19 pm
    • Reply Emma Shilton

      It was so cold but lovely at the same time. I don’t think we could have stayed there had it of been raining but with the sunshine it was lovely x

      01/03/2015 at 12:22 pm
  • Reply Sonia Constant

    Love this photo very much! Also your header is pretty awesome too :) x

    02/03/2015 at 1:27 pm
  • Reply Kelly Taylor

    Lovely pic! Great that you got to the beach. I’m a Midlands girl like you, and although it’s in the centre of the country, it still takes ages to get to any beaches, doesn’t it!?

    02/03/2015 at 10:18 pm
  • Reply Carie

    Wow what a stunning spot – it does look chilly though but totally worth it!

    02/03/2015 at 10:50 pm
  • Reply stephanie

    I love the beaches in Wales, they are so lovely. Lots of little secret ones too! Lovely photo, lovely setting.

    03/03/2015 at 8:18 am
  • Reply Kathryn

    It’s good to get away! Glad you all had a lovely time in Wales. I love your picture this month of the three of you wrapped up warm on the beach!

    03/03/2015 at 10:36 am
  • Reply Californian Mum in London

    Such a lovely photo. And such a beautiful background!!

    03/03/2015 at 4:28 pm
  • Reply Double Trouble

    Gorgeous family photo, I can not wait for it to warm up so we can take the kids to the beach

    03/03/2015 at 6:54 pm
  • Reply Louise

    That beach looks beautiful – a stunning backdrop for your beautiful family photo. You all look like you are wrapped up very warmly! :-)

    03/03/2015 at 9:52 pm
  • Reply Jane - Our Little Escapades

    A great spot for a family photo. It sounds like you had a nice break. We still need to find a home for all of the Christmas gifts! x

    08/03/2015 at 8:34 am
  • Reply Caro | The Twinkles Momma

    Sounds like you all had SUCH a lovely break! We’re off to Wales next week and I cannot wait. The British Isles is so beautiful — we’re lucky to live in such an amazing part of the word aren’t we? x #MeandMine

    Caro |

    08/03/2015 at 2:41 pm
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