MumptyLoves 27/02/2015

Well, well, well - it's been quite a while since I did a MumptyLoves so I thought now would be a good time to pop one in! Actually, you may have found my blog has been a little on the quiet side lately, but never fear ... I am busily working away behind the scenes … Continue reading MumptyLoves 27/02/2015

How to hand-wash your PUG Jenny dress

The Jenny dress by Pinup Girl Clothing (PUG) is probably my MOST favourite dress EVER - I currently have four of them; the Neverland Jenny, the Cherry Border print Jenny - shown above - the Snow White Jenny and the Mary Blair Commuters Print Jenny.  I also have the Dancing Horses Jenny skirt and next on … Continue reading How to hand-wash your PUG Jenny dress

Doing, wanting, reading, loving # 2…

Another little round-up of what's up! Today I thought I'd do another little round-up of what's up in Mumpty's thoughts/life ... the last one I did is here.  So, here goes:Doing: ♥ lots of blogging and writing stories - I am LOVING story-writing at the moment!  ♥ running our daughter round to various events and classes - and … Continue reading Doing, wanting, reading, loving # 2…

Happy Valentine’s Day

 (and a few words from Mrs Jolie-Pitt)  "Figure out who you are, separate from your family, and the man or woman you're in a relationship with. Find who you are in this world and what you need to feel good alone. I think that's the most important thing in life. Find a sense of self, because … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day for the new mum …

Following on from yesterday's post about Valetine's Day for Pinups (read it here) I have since spoken to the fabulous Lilly Loca (she of the endlessly long legs!) and she has given me the following ideas for Valentine's Day for new mums, which I thought were too good not to share! Lilly wrote:  "Ok, as … Continue reading Valentine’s Day for the new mum …

Valentines Day for Pinups

It's Valentine's Day soon - and before you all sigh and roll your eyes, I thought I'd put together a little feature on Valentine's gifts/treats for the pinup in your life.  And if you don't currently have a "significant other" there may just be some ideas to treat yourself or someone else you love. I've enlisted … Continue reading Valentines Day for Pinups

Auckland Makeup Obsessives Meetup

...gosh, who am I kidding - it's ALL about the goodie bag haul!!! Right ... so, I am an admin on this fancy-pancy, awesome Facebook page called Makeup Obsessives (with accompanying website here).  Three or four times a year, Kirsty - the Queen of MUO - travels to different parts of the country with some … Continue reading Auckland Makeup Obsessives Meetup

Five quick-fire questions with inspirational women – Annah Stretton

Last year I ran three instalments of my "inspirational women" series; these mini-interviews allow me the opportunity to acknowledge some of the incredible women who have been, and are, inspirational to me in one way or another. When I first started to redefine my style, the styling session I had at one of Annah Stretton's stores … Continue reading Five quick-fire questions with inspirational women – Annah Stretton

Three things I’d buy a million times over, and two I wouldn’t bother with again

Soooo, how's that for a long post title?! Anyway ... lately I've been thinking about some of the products I've purchased as a result of online "hype" and whether or not that "hype" was actually justified in the product itself.  As a member and admin of  Makeup Obsessives, I've bought several products that have flooded through MUO … Continue reading Three things I’d buy a million times over, and two I wouldn’t bother with again