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,…

10 Things They Never Tell You about having Kids

There is nothing better than the anticipation of that very first pregnancy… Will we have a boy or a girl? Will they look like us? How much fun will it be to dress them up, buy them all the toys we wish we’d been given as children, decorate the nursery?! Books, magazines, advertisements and even…

Harry and Meghan – a Modern Fairy Tale?

After a whirlwind royal romance and engagement, Meghan Markle’s Big Day has finally arrived! Today, Saturday 19 May, at midday, Meghan will glide down the aisle of St George’s Chapel in Windsor to marry her Prince, Harry. And how do we feel about this rather momentous occasion here at Mostly Mum HQ? Honestly? A mixed-up…

Mostly Mum’s Best Budget Beauty Buys for the Summer

As we whizz through exam season, the skies are predictably blue and the sun is shining, almost as if to taunt us about those lazy hazy days of summer freedom which are still a couple of months away. 😞 But here at Mostly Mum HQ, preparedness is key! So… although we might all be shackled…

Mostly Mum’s 7 Top Tips for Surviving the SATs

  It’s SATs week and Mostly Mum is in a contemplative mood. While resisting the urge to give in to to the worry gremlins (see quote posted above!), we here at Mostly Mum HQ have come up with a stress-busting exam week strategy that will serve us all well as we navigate those choppy educational…

The Clutter Clinic – Top Tips to Halve your Hoard

Mostly Mum is on a mission – to finally, once and for all, get on top of her hoarding (gulp!) tendencies! Yes, hands up over here! We at Mostly Mum HQ harbour hoarding habits. We don’t mean to… It just sort of happens… A trip to Primark here… An outing to H&M there and we…

The 20 Pictures that Prove Kylie Minogue is a Classic Style Icon

My Kylie-inspired Louboutin court shoes, Prada bag (bought in Paris in 2003 because I’d seen a pic. of Kylie toting a brown suede version! ❤️) and gold lamé cushions (those ‘Spinning Around’ hot pants, anyone?!) Kylie is fifty this year, or to be more precise, at the end of the month! Sharp intake of breath…

10 Perfectly Reasonable Reasons for Being a Diet Cheat!

Mostly Mum has fallen off the diet wagon! 😳 I know, I know… It’s only been about two weeks. How could someone possibly come a cropper so early in the game? Quite easily, really! And I can think of not just one but ten great reasons why we all fall victim to the diet cheat…