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…

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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,…

The Mascara of the Moment… Unwrapped!

There has been a bit of a buzz in the beauty world over the last couple of weeks about a new ‘It’ mascara. ‘In short, I’m impressed – and with the amount of products that land on my desk each day, that’s no mean feat.’ Lisa Niven, www.vogue.co.uk ‘Consider us converted.’ Laura Capon, www.cosmopolitan.com As…

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…