Beach Life on IoW

This summer we had a family beach holiday on Isle of Wight. We rented a chalet in Sandown Holiday...

Family Fun at Fantasy Island

My family and I recently spent a long weekend in Lincolnshire. You may remember we spent Christmas...

Casdon Henry Deluxe Cleaning Trolley Review

I don’t know about you but it’s a challenge to get my kids to clean up after themselves. It easy...

YourZooki health supplement review

As a lady of a certain age, I’m all about the Omega supplements. As you know I was using a...

Mixed Chicks Morning After Redefining Foam Review

As you know, I recently trialled Mixed Chicks kids haircare on Valentina. Her hair responded...

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Hi I’m Maria, mummy blogger of lifestyle, family and traveling. I’m a Trinidadian born  Surrey based wife, stay at home mum, blogger and children’s book writer. I moved to England in 2001. In a previous life, (before children) I earned a BA in English from The University of The West Indies, Trinidad, in 1998. My career history has spanned from Library Technician to Administrative Assistant in Further Education.


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Hi! I’m Maria. My family and I live in London but I’m originally from Trinidad, West Indies. My beloved and I got married in 2006. He’s Chinese/Italian. When we decided to increase our family, the first inevitable question was ‘what the child would look like?’... [ + ]


Mixed Me: book review

Mixed Me: book review

When the social media buzz began for the release of Mixed Me by Taye Diggs and Shane E. Evans, I knew I had to have a copy. Yes, I’m a fan of Taye as an actor but more importantly I wanted to read a man's take of the topic. Most of the books I’ve encountered so far...

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#Next shopping haul

#Next shopping haul

A couple weeks ago I attended the Next Blogger Network Event. I was super excited to attend. At the last event back in 2013 I truly motivated. I was inspired to take my blog to the next level. I revamped the look and slowly built up my networking confidence. This...

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