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Stories by Jody-Anne Lawrence

Published:Monday | November 14, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Janice Forrester never thought of herself as a creative person. She went from corporate to homemaker, but never once thought that being a designer was in the cards for her.Forrester thinks of herself as a creative late bloomer, as most of her...

Published:Sunday | November 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Arrianne Leigh Williams' need to share Jamaica's magic through photography manifested itself into something bigger than she expected - transforming her into a fashion 'VisionArri'.VisionArri Creations is more than a...

Published:Sunday | November 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

For the 35th staging of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce Grand Charity Ball, the elegant black tie event maintains it finesse and warm hearted initiative. Guests looked like they were ripped from the pages of a fairy tale as the glided into the...

Published:Monday | November 7, 2016 | 12:58 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Sade O’Sullivan never set out to be a designer. But the creative spirit inside her was bigger than she imagined. It was from that spirit that Fola Kreations was born. O’Sullivan started Fola Kreations in 2013, but it was never intended...

Published:Monday | November 7, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Having a healthy scalp it awesome for hair growth, but you have to ensure that you also take care of your hair.Now, while I've tried to improve my scalp and got my eczema under some form of control, I must admit that getting my hair well moisturised...

Published:Monday | November 7, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

WeChangeJA, UWI leads and the United Nations explored the issues plaguing gender equality with their Women's Empowerment Through Leadership from Parliament to the Academy forum, help at the University of the West Indies, Mona Visitor's Lodge last...

Published:Sunday | November 6, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

It was a night under the stars at the Hotel Four Seasons on Friday, October 28, when Yaundeen Wright launched her second anthology called Teachers Are Human Too.Close friends and family of the Jamaica-born poet were gathered together to show her...

Published:Sunday | November 6, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

"You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind," noted author, speaker and president of Joyce Meyer Ministries, Joyce Meyer.Sometimes this is easier said than done, when it comes to maintaining a positive attitude, since...

Published:Friday | November 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Opposition spokesman on Education Ronald Thwaites showed his support for his fellow breast cancer survivors at the annual Jamaica Cancer Society and Jamaica Reach to Recovery's Keeping Abreast luncheon.Held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel last Thursday...

Published:Thursday | November 3, 2016 | 12:06 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

"Mango Tree Restaurant has the best ambiance and a service compared to none," boasts restaurant manager Carl Campbell.Their customer's favourite is the jerky pasta because of the flavour, seasoning and garnishes used and most importantly the price....

Published:Monday | October 31, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Going to the doctor is not like going to the sports bar and grabbing a drink, it is a nerve-racking experience and something that men would rather not do. However, there are a few symptoms that you might be experiencing and should seek medical help...

Published:Monday | October 31, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

While women are regarded as the fairer sex, men in all their strength and masculinity still need to be taken care of to keep their game up.Therefore, we have gathered from WebMD a few skincare tips that men should consider:Warm shower, not hotAs the...

Published:Monday | October 31, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

With the increase in the number of women affected by breast cancer annually - one in every 21 - the need for us to keep abreast of how to detect and combat this disease is eminent. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is drawing to a close but the fight is...

Published:Monday | October 24, 2016 | 12:06 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

A woman is multidimensional, a Jill of all trades, and because we have so many goals, we sometimes need something that keeps us on track and focused. That is where a vision board comes in. Transformational and sensuality, certified life and...

Published:Monday | October 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

DIY Jo is back this week, and today I will be tackling skin moisture for my fellow eczema 'sistas', and even the 'brothas'.So the climate is changing, and we have more to deal with than allergies and the common cold - we also have dry skin. We are...

Published:Monday | October 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Anna Ruth Henriques left home and explored the world, gaining immense creative knowledge - but now she has returned home, jewels and all.In 2007, the Jamaica-born artist and writer took up the mantle of jewellery making and designing, and has made...

Published:Sunday | October 23, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

A diverse group of beautiful, creative and talented women came together for the launch of International Women, Jamaica, at Villa Ronai on Thursday, October 13.It's a haven for global nomads to...

Published:Friday | October 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The Pegasus hotel's Rio Bueno Suite was transformed into a jewellery lover's paradise as Anna Ruth Henriques officially launched her jewellery line in Jamaica.The Jamaica-born artist, jeweller, and writer has brought her line home to the place where...

Published:Thursday | October 20, 2016 | 12:20 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The Palms Restaurant at C&C South Beach commends itself on versatility as its location lends itself to any event casual or intimate dining and even a nightclub experience Patrice Levy restaurant manager brags. The shrimp primavera is the...

Published:Thursday | October 20, 2016 | 12:10 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Michael's Restaurant and Coffee Shop the place for the best tasting Jamaican home-cooked meals with affordable prices.According to manager Lorna Thomas the customer's favourite is barbecued chicken. It their own special sauce and it has a touch of...

Published:Monday | October 17, 2016 | 12:01 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

It is fall and while we might not get to partake in all of its fashionable elements here in the tropics, our nails can definitely be in the season with essie's fall collection.We can always depend on this exquisite brand to give our nails life with...

Published:Monday | October 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

DIY Jo is here to take care of you from root to sole. Not a dermatologist or doctor, but having eczema and acne, plus a love for my hair, through trial and error, I have found some tried and proven methods and all-natural concoctions that work...

Published:Sunday | October 9, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

While the love game playbook has mostly targeted women, when it comes to pursing a woman there are a few words of advice that are pertinent for boys to be taught by their parents to guide them in the pursuit of love....

Published:Monday | October 3, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Two years ago, Danneill Laird launched her Pink Ashlet Collection, under the Ashley Laird Designs. This year, the line is back with two additions - necklaces and earrings upon customers' request.The line is special to Laird because this is her way...

Published:Friday | September 30, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The Women's Leadership Initiative (WLI) hosted their annual movie fundraiser on Tuesday with the premier of 'Queen of Katwe' at Palace Cineplex in the Sovereign Centre.Guests were warmly welcomed during the cocktail reception, and able to enjoy a...

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