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Beautiful Hair After Pregnancy – Simple Tips For New Mums

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This is a collaborative post. After you have a baby, your body will make use of all the minerals and nutrients available to recover. If you decide to breastfeed, you will need even more vitamins and minerals. New mothers already feel tired and drained in the first few weeks after delivery, due to not sleeping enough. If you’d like to get your hair back in shape after giving birth, you might have to come up with a plan to support…

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Modern Anti-Ageing Choices

A photograph of a smiling almost 40-year-old woman smiling at the camera with a beautiful landscape behind her - Modern Anti-Aging Techniques - Mrs H's favourite things

This is a collaborative post. I’m turning 40 in September. And I’m beginning to worrying about showing the signs of ageing. Thankfully there are a number of modern anti-ageing choices. Modern Anti-Ageing Choices Anti-aging techniques have been around in some form or another for a long time. However, modern technologies have allowed skincare experts to develop many new and exciting ways to at least temporarily turn back the hands of time and improve skin quality. If you are interested in…

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Fashion & Beauty Reviews & Giveaways

Finding My Mummy Style with J D Williams’ Autumn/ Winter Collection

A photograph of a young brunette woman standing outside and wearing a blue ruffle sleeve jumper from JD Williams and grey skinny jeans and a pair of grey ankle boots - this is a photo of her modelling her new Mummy Style - Finding My Mummy Style With JD Williams and their Autumn/ Winter Collection - Mrs H's favourite things

Before I was a Mummy, I wore a wide variety of clothes. I loved to wear a smart dress with opaque tights and heels to work. But now I’m a mum those clothes aren’t practical and lurk in my wardrobe unloved and unworn. My mummy style isn’t one that I’m particularly happy with. It consists mainly of jeans and t-shirts. It isn’t very stylish and it can look frumpy. When JD Williams contacted me and asked me to review some…

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Fashion & Beauty Motherhood

Hair Care Tips For Busy Mums

Hair Care Tips For Busy Mums - Mrs H's Favourite Things - The photograph of the back of a woman's head with her hair in a lovely hair style - a sided twisted pony tail.

As a busy mum, I sometimes struggle to look after my hair properly. When I’ve had a sleepless night I don’t want to spend valuable tea drinking time on hair care. But when my hair looks good, I feel better about myself and I often forget that I’m tired and sleep deprived. So over the years I have learnt some hair care tips that can get this busy mum out the door with lovely looking tresses. Hair Care Tips for Busy…

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Fashion & Beauty Reviews & Giveaways

Christmas outfits from JoJo Maman Bébé

I love going into the shops at this time of year and seeing all the Christmas party clothes in stock. It makes me feel that the magic of Christmas is just round the corner. I recently spent a lovely time in my local JoJo Maman Bébé store lusting over all the gorgeous Christmas clothes for both Little Miss and Little Mister H. As a child my mum always bought me a special dress to wear on Christmas day. Knowing that…

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What I Wore For Afternoon Tea At The Savoy

A photograph of a pregnant lady standing in a garden wearing a floral maternity dress from Tiffany Rose _ includes the title "what I wore ... for afternoon tea at the Savoy ... when 32 weeks pregnant" _ Mrs H's favourite things

Back in May, my best friend took me to afternoon tea at the Savoy. We live at opposite ends of the country and don't get to see each other that often. She knew that she wouldn't be able to throw me a baby shower and so this was her treat to me. She has been hugely supportive through all the miscarriages and is a fantastic spare mummy to Little Miss H. I know how happy she is that this pregnancy has gone…

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Fashion & Beauty Motherhood

How To Look After Sensitive Skin During Pregnancy

A photograph of a brunette lady with minimal make-up, natural skin, a side ponytail and wearing a blue and white striped top - includes the title "Pregnancy skincare for sensitive skin -tips, products and routines". _ Mrs H's favourite things

I have extremely sensitive skin and there have been many times when I have had an allergic reaction to a product that claimed to be hypoallergenic. As I have got older my skin has become even more sensitive and now, in my late 30's, I've developed rosacea. A skin condition that leads to a reddening of the face. It also often leads to my skin feeling sore and itchy, with nasty spots. I am currently 32 weeks pregnant and I have been…

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Finding A Great Winter Coat With Trespass

A woman stands in front of the grounds of a stately home, she has a warm winter coat by Trespass on, with the hood up and accessorised with a navy scarf _ includes the title "Finding the perfect coat with Trespass" _ Mrs H's favourite things

I love taking Little Miss H out to play in the sunshine. And as a family, one of our favourite ways to spend a Saturday is to go to a park, wood or stately home. Even when the weather is cold or wet, we bundle ourselves into out warm coats and head out doors. Time in the fresh air always blows away the cobwebs and puts us all in a better mood. But to make sure that we can get out of the…

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