Mumpty’s Top 10 tips for holidaying in Samoa (part 2) …

Continuing on from my first post (which you can read here) - herewith my next five tips in the Top Ten Tips for holidaying in Samoa series: Tip # 6 - Take some good snorkelling equipment.  The snorkelling is awesome in Samoa - you just need to head out to the beach at your resort to see all … Continue reading Mumpty’s Top 10 tips for holidaying in Samoa (part 2) …

Mumpty’s Top 10 tips for holidaying in Samoa …

Mumpty and her extended family (a group of 15) recently enjoyed an AMAZING holiday in Samoa to celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of our parents.  We were there from the 26th of September to the 7th of October (Mumpty's birthday, btw!) - the "dry season" runs from May to October, so we were pretty disappointed … Continue reading Mumpty’s Top 10 tips for holidaying in Samoa …

Maybelline Dream Cushion liquid foundation review

I was given this foundation by a beauty blogger friend of mine and I was pretty grateful I have to say - only the day before I had scraped the very last of my Maybelline FitMe from the bottle and hadn't had a chance to pop down to my local Warehouse and splash out the … Continue reading Maybelline Dream Cushion liquid foundation review

Product review: break-up make-up balm by Goodness Natural Beauty Lab

A while ago I did a review on the Goodness Natural Beauty Lab's Certified Organic Chia Seed Oil (you can read it here) and it impressed me so much, I decided I very much wanted to try their break-up make-up balm ... and so I did! One of the initial drawcards for me was the … Continue reading Product review: break-up make-up balm by Goodness Natural Beauty Lab

When Mumpty went to WOW …

For the uninitiated, WOW stands for the World of WearableArt which, at its heart, is an international design competition that attracts hundreds of entries from all over the world.  But it is SO much more than that; it's essentially a visually spectacular couple of hours of fashion, frivolity, dance and all-out entertainment, and what could be better … Continue reading When Mumpty went to WOW …

Goodness Certified Organic Chia Seed Oil review

Recently I was gifted a bottle of the beauty-award-winning  certified organic chia seed oil from the Goodness Natural Beauty Lab, and my goodness ... it's fab! I'm not normally a face oil-lover to be honest; I've tried them in the past and they seem great for a few days (even amazing at first) but after … Continue reading Goodness Certified Organic Chia Seed Oil review

VVDO 2016: the Mumpty edition

This was my second year at VVDO and this time I had my daughter in tow, which was a lovely outing for the two of us. Our main reason for attending this year was to watch the Miss Pinup New Zealand competition, having featured all the lovely ladies on my Pinup Platoon series.  I was … Continue reading VVDO 2016: the Mumpty edition

Valen-Tease: a review and poem

Valen-Tease: a review in pictures (presented via some very poor poetry!) Last night's Valen-Tease Really was the bee's knees I had a blast - I always do And here's my review Just for you ... Kicking off the show, was Miss Ooh La La Paree Those glorious legs for all to see Resplendent she was, in purple … Continue reading Valen-Tease: a review and poem

2015: The Highlight Reel – part two

This is part two of my post summarising what was, in many ways, a very sparkly and wonderful year for MumptyStyle!  You can read the first part here. Herewith, Mumpty's highlight reel - part two; July In which I purchased and reviewed my Erstwilder Oscar Wildenfox brooch, purchased from the darling Pinned on You; did … Continue reading 2015: The Highlight Reel – part two

2015: The Highlight Reel – part one

It's been a busy year on MumptyStyle, so I decided I'd summarise it via a "highlight reel" of what happened in my little corner of the blogosphere this year. Doing all twelve months in one post would be just TOO long, so I've done the first six months in one, and the last six months in another … Continue reading 2015: The Highlight Reel – part one