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Stories by Jody-Anne Lawrence

Published:Thursday | July 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The aroma of a good cup of coffee can lift your spirits, but at CafÈ Nita, it does more than that. From the warm reception to the bold pink walls, the ambience to the cuisine, they fix it all.CafÈ Nita is named after owner Anita Chin, who is...

Published:Monday | July 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

A bad hair day is something that you should not have on that special day. Fly-aways are not allowed, and the hair does need to last into the night after all the excitement and play begins and you are going in for round two.When you are walking down...

Published:Monday | July 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The beautiful decor that makes a simple garden or church look so beautiful that you feel like they could have been ripped out of the page of a storybook. The bride looking like a princess about to become queen, with her king waiting for her looking...

Published:Monday | July 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Wedding days are meant to be perfect, the venue, decor, food, dress, shoes and last, but not least, make-up.For that perfection, it is advised that you use a professional. They have their tricks like using the milk of magnesia to ensure that your...

Published:Sunday | July 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Nice, clean lines, and smooth, neat curves emphasise the beauty that is in every Cut Right Designs Ja design. They specialise in making beautiful wooden signs that make a statement in your decor.The niche was there, but there...

Published:Sunday | July 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Social media is everywhere and you cannot hide it from your child. So what do you do? Do you filter them or do you forbid them? Mother of two Marica Mitchell chooses to educate and filter.Both her children are at...

Published:Thursday | July 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Did you know that July is actually Chocolate Month? Well it is and World Brands in the love with random acts of kindness and What's for Dessert executions at the Gleaner Company offices yesterday.Our favourite M...

Published:Sunday | July 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

With the advent of social media, everyone has got into the game. Including children. But should this be a space for your tiny tots? And what are the guidelines for your children to be introduced and operate on social media...

Published:Friday | July 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Sagicor Investments treated guests to a night of fine art and great cocktails at their Cocktails and Canvas event last Tuesday evening.It was not a night of formalities, but one of mingling and showcasing Jamaica's talent. The poolside at the Terra...

Published:Thursday | July 6, 2017 | 12:03 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Picture a bouquet of your favourite fruits hand carved and dipped in chocolate. Your eyes feast on the glorious creations, but its your palate that gets the reward as you get to pick a pineapple flowers and...

Published:Sunday | July 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

"Id rather be with the dead than the living. The dead cannot lie, but the living find mischief," said Vincent 'Cowboy' Case, making no bones about why he loved his job as he spoke with Outlook recently....

Published:Friday | June 30, 2017 | 12:04 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

It was a bittersweet moment at the United States Embassy on Wednesday night, as while it was an early 4th of July celebration, it was the last official speech for United States ambassador to Jamaica, Luis Moreno. After the singing of both...

Published:Thursday | June 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Sometimes we want to get away to a place with good food and great cocktails. Whether it be alone, with that special someone, or an evening with friends, then The Pub's the place for you.Contrary to its name, The Pub is a cosy hideaway restaurant and...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 12:08 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

There is just something about a man in a well-tailored suit that makes a woman go crazy. It could be the clean finish that makes him look smooth and debonair, leaving you wanting to peel off the layers, but it is not just any suit; rather, a well-...

Published:Sunday | June 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

It took a severe allergic reaction for Joan Brown to discover that her true passion was in the palms of her hands.Brown had chronic sinusitis, and no matter what she did it persisted. Numerous visits to her...

Published:Sunday | June 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Caribbean Fashionweek (CFW) (June 7-11) showcased the talents of some of Jamaica's best designers. One of the highlights came from none other than Nigel Ramsay on the final night of CFW 2017.The collection that...

Published:Monday | June 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

There is a fitness wave that is moving across the world. Persons are on a mission to get healthy and fit. Others are fearful that this is boring and unflattering but did you know that while working out one can look quite trendy?There are so many...

Published:Sunday | June 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Argentinean Ambassador to Jamaica Ariel Fernandez told Outlook that lessons learnt from his father helped make him into the man he is today.Fernandez's parents were originally from Spain, but moved...

Published:Thursday | June 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Zoleah Cafe, a cosy little haven tucked away at Seymour Park, St Andrew, caters to the palates of vegan and vegetarians.Joan Brown was persuaded, or rather inspired, to start Zoleah Cafe by her daughter, Zoann Tulloch, after she had already started...

Published:Monday | June 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Becoming a father does not have to kill your 'swagger'. In fact, in some ways it improves it. You might need to make a few adjustments to your wardrobe or your grooming routine, so see how these tips might work in your favour. Plus, nothing makes...

Published:Friday | June 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

There was nothing but love in the room as former chairman of Sagicor Jamaica, R. Danny Williams, was celebrated at a dinner in his honour last Thursday night at the Spanish Court hotel in St Andrew.The Worthington at Spanish Court was overflowing...

Published:Monday | June 5, 2017 | 12:02 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

When it comes to my hair, I must admit that I am very sceptical about products, but when Fontana Pharmacy decided to partner with this week's DIY Jo and I was asked to do a review of Alikay Naturals, I must say I was a bit more excited than expected...

Published:Monday | June 5, 2017 | 12:01 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Having an effortless look is something that we all want to achieve when we are doing our make-up. Sherae Brown from Fontana Pharmacy, Ocho Rios, gave us a complete look from their L.A. Girl Line and tips on how to achieve this.Starting with clean...

Published:Friday | June 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The Quest for Argentina's Independence was the May Revolution over two centuries ago, and last Thursday, May 25, the Argentine embassy celebrated this with fine wine, food and music that fused sounds of their homeland and Jamaica.Argentine...

Published:Friday | June 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

When it comes to women knowing how to let your hair down , nobody does it better than the International Women Jamaica. Last Saturday, members of the group a talented and ambitious bunch, decided to have a night of fun or better yet they created a...

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