Keeping your natural glow after 40

Keeping your natural glow after 40

In my teens and twenties I really wasn’t into makeup. Instead, I practised good skin and fitness. It wasn’t until I became a mum in my late thirties that I began playing with makeup. After months of crap sleep it was hard to hide the dark bags under my eyes. Whenever...

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My Fitness Journey

My Fitness Journey

I’ve been a regular gym-goer since my twenties, in order to manage my weight. Yes, I was a chubby kid. It wasn’t until I become mother that I would experience major weight gain. Since then my size has fluctuated. Now I’m in menopause I also have the menopause middle...

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MyHeritage DNA big reveal

MyHeritage DNA big reveal

Several weeks ago I sent off my DNA to be tested to track my heritage DNA. ‘Why?’ you ask, well it’s something I have always wanted to have done. Then, Hubby spotted an online offer so he bought two kits for us to use. It was like the ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ the...

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My 2019 Highlights

My 2019 Highlights

When 2020 began, I felt low. It was a combination for being poorly over Xmas, hormones, financial worry AND self-doubt. Had I met my full potential in 2019? Friends and family had told me it looked like I was doing well. They were proud of me. However, I knew...

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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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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?’... [ + ]

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