Five Things You Don’t Need To Buy For Your New Baby

Ah! Those gloriously happy days of that first, much wanted, pregnancy! The anticipation. The joy. The awe-inspiring wonder that two would soon become three (or more, depending on your circumstances)! And then – it you’re at all like me – the devouring of every baby article you could possibly unearth; baby magazines, parenting websites, forums……

Slides: Could you, Would you, Should you?

Fashion’s a funny old world! One minute, a certain item is the most undesirable object ever imaginable and then the next, that self-same object is an absolute must-have! Enter stage right, the slide sandal, in what would probably be its most recognisable form: the Adidas Adilette. Hmm… Love it or loathe it? 🤔 If you’re…

B is for Boisterous…

Oh dear! Another day, another new development in the life of Mostly Mum… This time, we’ve progressed onto head-butting. Well, when I say ‘we’, I really mean Baby C, aka Lulu, aka my adorable one year old baby boy. Even though we’re hardly newbies in the parenting game (almost eleven years in and counting –…

The Most Beautiful Bourjois Products Ever… Discontinued!

  Ahh! Beautiful beauty products by Bourjois! Regular readers will already be only too aware of Mostly Mum’s obsession with this French brand. And like most things Mostly Mum (since we’re no longer as young as we like to think we are!), this obsession spans a couple of decades. Yikes! (How could it possibly go…

Bye-Bye Bonny Baby, Hello Testing Toddler

Oh dear! Once Baby C hit his milestone 1st birthday, Mostly Mum knew from experience that change was coming… Those gloriously blissful days of delicious babyhood were numbered as Lulu (aka Baby C) found his feet to toddle into… a whole new phase of… well… toddlerhood. However, the almost overnight transformation of my precious Lulu…

Mostly Mum’s Hit and Miss Fash Finds

The early part of this summer has been a bit hit and miss where Mostly Mum’s fashion finds are concerned! Even though the fashion budget is exceedingly tight since our recent transformation from a family of four to five, I normally pride myself on being able to sniff out some amazing (often high-end) pieces through…

This week Mostly Mum was mostly shopping in… Sephora

Sephora… Sigh! Mostly Mum has been in love with Sephora since first setting foot on French soil as part of a school exchange way back in 1993. (Yes, Mostly Mum is practically a dinosaur! 😩) And ever since, that monochrome Sephora (fun fact alert! Sephora comes from the Greek spelling of Zipporah, the most beautiful…

Style Stalker – Paris

I know, I know! Mostly Mum has been unusually quiet of late… But she does have a really, really great excuse… She was in the fashion capital of the world, the City of Light, aka Paris, of course, stalking the absolute latest in fashion trends… Oh and we managed to squeeze in some sightseeing with…

Steal Her Star Style – The Mostly Mum Method!

Mostly Mum has been obsessed with ballet flats since… oh about forever! But if I were to put an actual date on my ballet-inspired shoe obsession, it would have to be the summer of 1989 when I acquired my first two pairs of ballet flats (one red and one white) to match the outfits (oh,…