Let Your Style run wild with Capsule Chix Ultimix (AD-gifted)

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World Travel Market 2019: there’s power in being authentic

Last year WTM was so good last year. I left fired up from the message that micro...

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2019 Christmas Gifting Ideas

2019 Christmas Gifting Ideas

I’m loving the inter-seasonal weather at the moment. Right about this time the kids and I get excited about our birthdays and Christmas. We are all winter babies! So is hubby but his birthday is in January.  He is fussy when it comes to gifts. It’s hard to...


Hi, I am Maria, a Trinidad-born Surrey based SAHM, expat blogger and aspiring published children’s book writer. Having moved to England in 2001, my career history has spanned from the Library Service to Further Education. I write about expat parenting, mixed heritage family life, food, beauty and more. The way to my heart is a Trini Dalpuri Chicken Roti.



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