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Money Management For The Suddenly Unemployed

Sunday, August, 30 2020    

You've always been a diligent worker. One of the first to arrive each day, one of the last to leave each evening. You've prided yourself in being professional; the boss can always depend on you. But, if, like so many people across the globe over the last five months or so, you've found... Read More

Let's go TACO!

Thursday, August, 27 2020    

Years from now we'll look back on 2020 as the time when we learned what matters most, with friendship being at the top of the list. The chockablock calendar of social events involving breakfast parties, fetes and brunches has been winnowed, forcing a reimagining of the ways we engage... Read More

On The Menu @ Butcher Block

Thursday, August, 27 2020    

Thursday Food spotlights the oily, chock-full of protein and omega-3 fatty acids salmon and shares four recipes, courtesy of Master Meat Crafter Gregory Burrowes, that are guaranteed to spice up your table: Garlic Butter Baked Salmon, Blackened Salmon Tacos, Salmon Meatballs With Avocado Crema... Read More

Celebrating National Rum Day

with Debbian Spence-Moinott | Thursday, August, 27 2020    

On Sunday, August 16, we paused to celebrate our own Jamaican spirit in the form of National Rum Day. The afternoon was dotted with showers of blessings and all roads led to the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel for the rum-filled celebration. The Rum People gathered from their origins in... Read More

Product Recall

NAVENIA WELLINGTON | Thursday, August, 27 2020    

Baked beans in 2015, some brands of flour and cake mixes distributed locally in 2016, corned beef banned in 2017, medicines in 2018, cars in 2019 and beef and chicken patties in 2020. What do all these products have in common? They were recalled. A recall can be in any product category... Read More

Don Melchor's Virtual Tasting – Celebrating 30 Years, Celebrating 100 Points

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, August, 27 2020    

Caribbean fans of Chile's iconic and much-celebrated Don Melchor wine had the opportunity to participate in a guided tasting of their favourite vintage with none other than Don Melchor's winemaker himself, Enrique Tirado. The global pandemic has forced many organisations to dig deep and... Read More

Vows - God's Will

Tuesday, August, 25 2020    

A church youth convention sealed a spiritual and physical connection for Jamalco auditor Novel Jackson and Southern Regional Health Authority doctor Mekeisha Lawrence. The June 2019 convention that took place in Canada placed both not only in the same travel group but they also ended up... Read More

Why Smaller weddings can be better

with Shikima Hinds | Tuesday, August, 25 2020    

It seems insensitive to admit it, but this pandemic has provided a silver lining for many wedding couples. Let's face it: There are a lot of internal politics and expenses associated with having a wedding, especially a large one. Read More

Lace Your Face Mask

Tuesday, August, 25 2020    

Those fortunate enough to have had access to COVID-19-certified spas have weathered the global pandemic perfectly. Many have not, however, and are on a wait list as salons put the necessary protocols in place. Never ones to miss an opportunity Dermova Skin Care visionaries and... Read More

Forever Five With Story & Myth

Tuesday, August, 25 2020    

Ready for some unique jewellery pieces to work into your wardrobe? Story & Myth has got you covered. Story & Myth — a line of locally-made handcrafted jewellery — is the brainchild of self-proclaimed storyteller Kristie Stephenson. Stephenson has used her background... Read More

Coffee with Koffee... minus the condensed milk

Sunday, August, 23 2020    

Catching up with the multi-hyphenate Mikayla Simpson known globally as Koffee is as refreshing as the gulps of fresh air afforded atop the Fig Tree Deck of the reopened Stush in the Bush. Her wide endearing smile makes her approachable and becomes a magnet for those who find it hard to... Read More

SO2 - TAMI for Oscar de la Renta

Sunday, August, 23 2020    

First - Saint International model Tami Williams is one of the faces for the Oscar de la Renta Pre-Spring 2021 campaign. The in-demand super model was lensed by New York-based photographer Emmanuel Sanchez Monsalve for the Resort 2021 Lookbook and is joined by Trini-Pakistanian... Read More

Rich vs Wealthy

Sunday, August, 23 2020    

Many Jamaicans were brought up in homes in which their parents or grandparents spoke un-self-consciously about their desire not to be rich, but rather to have just enough money to pay their bills, put a nice meal on the table, and live a generally uncomplicated, content... Read More

SPOTTED!! - Kayla Greaves

Sunday, August, 23 2020    

Her Rock roots... via her parents Noel and Janice Greaves. Her mother (now deceased) hailed from the parish of St Elizabeth and her father from Hanover. Read More

Backyard Gardening

Sunday, August, 23 2020    

“Grow what we eat and eat what we grow” has always been the too-hot little number in your closet that you absolutely adore but are too shy to wear. You're a goodie so there's no reasonable excuse as to why you refuse to flaunt this absolutely gorgeous piece of haute couture. Read More


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