Posts made in August, 2011

Give your skin a caffeine boost! | Jamaica’s Blue Mountain Soapworks

Posted by on Aug 17, 2011 in Blog, Blue Mountain Soapworks, Jamaican crafts, Shopping in Jamaica | 0 comments

Give your skin a caffeine boost! | Jamaica’s Blue Mountain Soapworks

Try some coffee with your soap! Most of us think of coffee as a pick-me-up, a drink to energize us and get us going in the morning. And most of us love and appreciate the taste and aroma of coffee. Green unroasted coffee beans are one of the most-traded agricultural commodities and coffee is one of the most-consumed beverages all over the globe. But, would it surprise you to learn that coffee is also a wonderful pick-me-up for your skin and hair? Coffee comes from the seeds, or “beans”, of the coffee plant. The beans are found in the coffee cherries, or “berries”, growing on trees in more...

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The Best of Jamaican Food

Posted by on Aug 15, 2011 in Curry Chicken/Goat, Jamaica Travel, Jamaican Food, Jamaican jerk, Kingston Jamaica, Ocho Rios Jamaica, Portland Jamaica, St. Andrew Jamaica, St. Elizabeth Jamaica | 0 comments

"Sometimes you just have to get up off of that lounge chair and go explore." Great advice from the Travel Channel's Andrew Zimmern about experiencing wonderful Jamaican food! Some of my favorites are here - like chicken foot soup, curry goat, and tripe & beans. And some great places to try on your travels, like Aunt Merle's at Hellshire Beach for fresh fish, Cherry's One-Stop in Faith Pen, and exotic fruits from the stands in Bog Walk Gorge. Now I am HUNGRY! Enjoy... and go eat some Jamaican food! Yeah man. :yes: Part 1 Jamaican Food on "Bizarre Foods" featured on TRAVEL Part 2 Jamaican...

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Ecofarms | Interesting twist on honey in Manchester, Jamaica

Posted by on Aug 14, 2011 in Blog, Jamaican crafts, Manchester Jamaica, Shopping in Jamaica | 0 comments

Ecofarms | Interesting twist on honey in Manchester, Jamaica

Look for Ecofarms' Honey Styx in Kingston at Craft Cottage, Lee's Food Fair, Carbys, Brooklyn Supermarket and Kingston 21 (Wyndam Hotel), or at Fontana Pharmacy and Body & Soul in Mandeville. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Interesting twist on honey Published: Saturday | August 13, 2011 Christopher Serju, Gleaner Writer BALACLAVA, St Elizabeth: WHEN THE Gleaner caught up with Grace Foster-Reid at her Mandeville home recently, she was comfortably dressed in faded jeans, T-shirt and water boots. After all, it was mid-afternoon and well into her workday, but she was able to take time to chat with our news...

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