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Designing Stylish Wedding Tablescapes

Your wedding day provides unlimited opportunities to show off your personal style. The tablescape is the design gem of your overall wedding. Your reception table is the place where your wedding guests will gather and are usually focused on the design. This is the one location where most... Read More

Part 3: Becoming A Certified MUA
Romantic to Regal make-up... Read More

Forever In Love
The proposal took place at the Hard Rock Cafe, Montego Bay, in the midst of a torrential downpour. It was Valentine's Day 2019. Many would deem the setting perfect with the rains upping the romance quotient. Scotia Investment Jamaica Limited Relationship Officer Aldan Sinclair had...... Read More

Soignée by Sushana Cole
After making her name in Jamaica and the Big Apple as a style maven, Sushana Cole now shares fashionable notes with her followers via an online clothing boutique. Soignée — a fashion e-commerce website — slated to go live on October 30. And as the COVID-19 pandemic continues...... Read More

By Dezign — Lessons from The Dezign Diva

Tuesday, October, 27 2020    

Interior designer Karen Booker aka The Dezign Diva has spent decades honing her craft and being an evangelist of living in design. On day five of #designweekja2020, Booker took the Jamaica Observer's Instagram Live feed by storm with DIY demonstrations and an enthralling conversation... Read More

Buy Jamaican at the Kingston Creative Artisan Store

Monday, October, 26 2020    

Many shoppers are increasingly becoming socially conscious and interested in the provenance of goods. The terms “artisan”, “small-batch”, “hand-crafted” are almost currency, as goods with those monikers can fetch higher prices. The Kingston Creative... Read More

#designweekja2020 Jessica Ogden for Stush in the Bush

Sunday, October, 25 2020    

Always looking for ways to enhance its bespoke farm-to-table experience, Stush in the Bush will launch the second iteration of its al fresco dining on both the Fig Tree Deck and the Coconut Walk, with the unique work of Jessica Ogden. Limited-edition quilts and cushions will grace the... Read More

The Furniture Whisperer

Sunday, October, 25 2020    

The name Prince A Palmer is whispered with reverence by those who have had the good fortune of turning visions of inspired living into reality. And just like whispered elegance, the 52-year-old Palmer, who has been designing and manufacturing furniture on his own for two decades, allows... Read More

Digitisation: Fast-Tracking The Future

Sunday, October, 25 2020    

One of the lessons the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us is the urgent need for the fast-tracking of digitisation in our society. Digitisation is simply the conversion of information from a physical or analog format into a digital one with the adoption of technology, profoundly changing... Read More

Orchids By Opal Part 2

Sunday, October, 25 2020    

This week the Unlikely Gardener highlights Opal Wilson's orchid care regimen.Orchid care Read More

Designed Living at Karmen's Kollection

Friday, October, 23 2020    

The Design Week JA 2020 Designed Living event aired yesterday from Karmen's Kollection on Constant Spring Road was perfect rainy morning viewing. Read More

Thursday Food Picks A Julie Mango

Thursday, October, 22 2020    

Husband-and-wife team Rajiv Harpalani and Julie Ramchandani-Harpalani are the proud owners of Julie Mango Restaurant. It's their first such venture. “We were scheduled to open in March 2020. However we had an unwelcomed visitor (Mr Covid), so we put everything on hold. We started... Read More

On the Menu @ Butcher Block

Thursday, October, 22 2020    

This week, Thursday Food shares recipes from Master Meat Crafter Gregory Burrowes to add oomph to your table: Shepherd's Pie, Mushroom Risotto, Mustard Crusted Salmon Fillet, and Shrimp Tacos.Bon Appétit! Read More

Weak Fence: Vulnerability Assessment

Navenia Wellington | Thursday, October, 22 2020    

Food fraud can either be due to negligence or due to economic gain. Either way, it is on the rise and consumers and food business operators must be aware and take steps to protect themselves and/or their businesses. According to Gary Smith (January 2020) survey statistics for 2019, 36%... Read More

Foodie News... Delicious Ideas We Love

Thursday, October, 22 2020    

Like most small businesses, restaurants have taken a hit over the last few months, and so for the sharp entrepreneur, this is not the time to merely wish for kinder times; it's time to innovate. We found two restaurateurs committed to r esponding to the... Read More


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