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Gran’ Market Chronicles: A Reflection of Gran’ Market in Jamaica

December 24, 2023

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the streets people peddled their wares, while children enjoyed their treats *snap, snap, snap*. Growing up in Jamaica one of the things I looked forward to the most at Christmastime was our Grand Market. Gran’ Market is held annually on Christmas Eve and is a huge event that takes place in towns and cities across the island. It is generally an all-day event that involves food, music and shopping. Christmas is right around the corner and since we are so close to the big day I wanted to share my memories of Gran’ market.

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Tightening the Tinsel: 13 Ways to Enjoy Christmas on a Budget

December 8, 2023

Christmas is my favourite time of the year. It can, however, be the most stressful. The urge to create the perfect Christmas may lead to overspending and financial stress. The good news is that you can experience the joy of Christmas without breaking the bank. In today’s post, I’ll be sharing 13 ways to enjoy Christmas on a budget.

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