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Any woman would tell you that her closet comprises some of her most prized possessions. Each collection of a closet may vary, as some persons’ closets just have clothes, while others have spacious room closets comprising of shoes, clothes and accessories. For Bajan girls, there are some things that are an absolute must. We spoke
Getting married is one of the most beautiful things in the world. With that being said, we know planning the wedding day could be one of the most hair pulling, frustrating, infuriating, overwhelming and stressful things as well. Luckily for all brides to be out there, more and more writers and bloggers are creating Wedding
We usually have sunshine all year round but there are some days, specifically during the summer months that it rains. But the beauty of Caribbean life is that there is always something to do, as the older generation would say, “rain fall, sun shine!” Harrison’s Cave Tour this lovely and eye catching limestone cavern via
One of most subtle yet romantic gifts anyone can receive is a flower. Over the years, flowers have symbolised love and other various romantic emotions. Ideally, it is important to know what message the flower you are sending/receiving conveys. This is an alphabetical list of the most romantic flowers and what they each mean. Carnation
Some of us have a list of things that we would love to do on visits to other countries; things that we wish to experience that we may never get to do again. With so many Caribbean islands to choose from and even more activities to enjoy and sights to experience, we have created a
I never thought about all of the things I wanted to do in Barbados before the good Lord called me home before, so coming up with this list was a bit more challenging than expected. However, most of what I have come up with have to do with a lot of the physical, adventure activities
No…not the ones in the fictional movies, the real pirates of the Caribbean. And yes, there are real pirates of the Caribbean that were actually born on the islands! While pirates may appear cool and witty on television, the truth is that pirates were the most notorious, violent and ruthless human beings that existed. Below
It is a fact that not everyone can afford to buy a spanking new Suzuki Grand Vitara or Chevy Cruze. Whether it is just about your budget or you just prefer a car having been “broke in” before, there are a few things that are important when buying a used car. Get an inspection and
In the market for a new car but not exactly sure where to start? Then this guide is for you. Many persons who are in the market for cars make the mistake of depending on the dealer or salesman to help them choose the right car. However, while those persons are there to assist, the
Friday, 09 June 2017 by Marissa Chandler
Gifting wedding favours dates back centuries. Couples would initially gift guests love knots made of lace and ribbon as a wedding favour. However, this has evolved as a tradition where the newlywed couple would present their guests with various treats (edible and non edible) as a thank you for joining them on their special day.
Preserved or boxed foods are foods of convenience that are useful when running late or when in search for a quick meal. However, there is no substitute for homemade, Caribbean/Bajan style cooking. Therefore, we present 5 popular boxed dishes and their Caribbean/Bajan alternatives. Breakfast Replace this: With this: Preparation Instructions: In a large bowl
It is a well-known fact that Father’s Day isn’t as widely acknowledged or celebrated as Mother’s Day. However, fathers themselves deserve to be appreciated and treated on their day as well. Many of the gift ideas online are related to something alcoholic (beer holders, rum, even brewing stations). However, there are many gifts that can
One of the most important days in a woman’s life is her wedding day. After getting all the usual things out of the way such as the venue, the caterer, the guest list and the registry, the bride must now focus all her attention on her personal appearance, including her hair, nails and makeup. What
Sunday, 04 June 2017 by Marissa Chandler
Usually the hottest period of the year worldwide, the summer months present an opportunity for those who live in cold weather to dress down, and even those who live in the tropics like she Caribbean, to add a bit of color to their wardrobe. Summer also presents the opportunity to dress in causal, laid back
Within the Caribbean certain foods are eaten at specific times throughout the year. Hot Cross Buns are eaten around Easter, hams are devoured during Christmas, and champagne is toasted to ring in the New Year. This article will take a short trip around the world, and highlight various food traditions observed in specific countries at
There are so many superstitions that exist worldwide, largely unique in their own nature based on culture. This article will take a look at the superstitions of Barbados. Good Friday/Easter No sea bathing on Good Friday – this is one of the superstitions surrounding the Easter Tradition, as many believe Good Friday is a time
Choosing your wedding registry presents a fun opportunity to build-up a new home with your significant other. However, sometimes this task becomes stressful and tedious, because there are so many things that you both wish to get, and you may struggle to compromise since its’ nearly impossible to get everything. Therefore, it is helpful to
Nearly a quarter of total time spent on the internet is spent on social networks. This telling statistic reflects the current state of our society, where social media has essentially taken over most of our lives. We use it to catch up on the latest fads, gossip and news (and for most Candy Crush addicts, games).
Tuesday, 30 May 2017 by Marissa Chandler
Calypso music is the most popular music played on radio stations across the island and no matter where you go, from rum shops, to wedding receptions, you will surely hear this type of music blasting over the speakers. In this article, we take a closer look at the origins of and the evolution of this