Genius Meal Planning Tips and Recipes

Thursday, September, 26 2019    

Scrolling through Instagram or flipping through TV channels you'll find a world of ideas on how to eat a different meal for each of the 365 days of the year. Why, then, are most of us cooking the same thing? Simple: information overload. Processing... Read More

Water Treatment and Storage At Home

MARSHALEE VALENTINE | Thursday, September, 26 2019    

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), nearly two billion people use either unimproved drinking water sources or improved sources that are faecally contaminated. There are many factors that may prevent us from having access to safe drinking water, such as damaged piping... Read More

Nina Compton's Spaghetti with Shrimp Rundown Sauce

Thursday, September, 26 2019    

Last Tuesday, Saveur ran a recipe story, “Run, Don't Walk, for This Pasta Inspired by Jamaican Rundown.” It immediately caught the attention of Thursday Food ! As we scrolled, we crossed our fingers that... Read More

One Rotisserie Chicken, Three Easy Meals

Thursday, September, 26 2019    

Let's face it, sometimes you need quick and easy meals to get you through the week. The thought of starting from scratch after a long day is enough to compound stress levels. If only there was an easy meal that could be purchased from the supermarket with leftovers that will jump-start... Read More

Gin Is In!

with Debbian Spence-Minott | Thursday, September, 26 2019    

Following our highlights of the top 20 international trending classic cocktails, it is only fitting that this week's coverage goes to gin. Read More

Per Pound

Thursday, September, 26 2019    

Rainy weather calls for comfort food, and if you happen to be passing a construction site during a downpour the smell emanating from under a makeshift awning between drops of rain might tempt you to stop, pick up a bowl and help yourself to two super-tight dumplings and properly immersed... Read More

Build on Quality with ARC Manufacturing Limited

Thursday, September, 26 2019    

On Tuesday, the design crowd headed to 14 Bell Rd, Kingston, home of ARC Manufacturing Limited for their Build On Quality Showcase. ARC Manufacturing, a business with over 20 years of experience has dominated the local building supplies industry in both manufacturing and distribution. Read More

Submerged in Exquisite Design

Wednesday, September, 25 2019    

Day two of #DesignWeekJA2019 saw Merge: A Rebirth of Old, the interior design showcase with Angelie Spencer Home (ASH) principal Angelie Martin-Spencer collaborating with some of her favourite local designers and artisans — Tamara Harding of MaraMade Designs, Dana Baugh of BAUGHaus... Read More

Walking The Grain @ Floor It Plus

Wednesday, September, 25 2019    

On Monday, interior design enthusiasts joined Floor It Plus principals Garth 'Gary' Scott and Philippa Epstein for coffee and a tête-à-tête at their showroom in Barbican. It was the second in the series of Jamaica Observer Design Week Ja 2019 — presented by Kohler Conversations in... Read More

Ashley Furniture Homestore Conversation in Design

Tuesday, September, 24 2019    

Last Saturday, the Jamaica Observer Design Week Ja 2019 — presented by Kohler — initiated its series of Conversations in Design at the Ashley Furniture Homestore in Kingston. With word that Ashley international interior designer Dee Breton-Deleon was poised to share her... Read More

Vows - Fallen For You

Monday, September, 23 2019    

Kinetic Engineering Services civil engineer and project manager Duvaughn Henlon wed National Commercial Markets product and process analyst Stephanie Adams on Saturday, August 17, at Eight Rivers Villa, Ocho Rios. Their journey to the altar might be deemed happenstance but there's... Read More

Modern living at its finest

Sunday, September, 22 2019    

Modern, contemporary, clean lines are the words heard most frequently when clients request décor services from leading home furnishing retailer Spaces Limited. And naturally so; just spend a Saturday or Sunday afternoon visiting the newest additions to the Kingston Metropolitan skyline... Read More

What a Touch by VLS!

Sunday, September, 22 2019    

Ceramicist Victoria Leigh Silvera is the creative force behind Touch by VLS — a collection of contemporary ceramic houseware and lifestyle pieces. Her use of playful Caribbean colours, sea creature shapes and thoughtful design has endeared her to both the design community and... Read More

A Veritable Dream Home

Sunday, September, 22 2019    

When the CEO of GARCO Construction and his wife who has a keen eye for design decided to build their dream home, no detail was left to chance. Each meticulous finish was decided upon by the savvy homeowners, and when it was time to put the finishing touches on their architectural... Read More

Norbrook Home by Bianca Bovell

Sunday, September, 22 2019    

Rock born and raised, Bianca Bovell has spent her life being inspired by the surrounding natural beauty. After earning a fine arts degree from the Savannah College of Art and Design, Bovell returned home and founded Designs BiMi. Her first collections were inspired by Jamaica's raw and... Read More


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