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Get Your Daily Dose of Fruit in 1 Bowl with Dream Bowls Ja!

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My Acai & Lychee Dream Bowl ($1200JMD) from Dream Bowls Ja at Kingston Night Market on Tuesday, July 2, 2019.

You can get your daily source of fruits in 1 bowl, your very own Dream bowl! Dream bowls are not only tasty, but healthy. Although you have to be aware of the toppings you choose.

Dream Bowls consist of a frozen base filled with the Acai (a-sigh-ee) berry. Although not sourced locally, they are good for just about everything in terms of its heath properties. Check it out here:

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You then have the option to choose 5 toppings that they will layer the base with, resulting in quite an attractive, yet tasty and fulfilling Dream Bowl.

Visit Kingston Night Market today from 6 to 11pm at 8 Hillcrest Avenue to get your Dream Bowl!

ADMISSION: FREE

***I advise you go early though, the Dream bowls are a hit.***

If not, Deliveries in Kingston are available too!

Kingston Night Market is an event where small businesses showcase their authentic Jamaican products. It is quite fit for a family outing during the week, this and every Tuesday. Check it out!

Keep up with Dream Bowls Ja on Instagram @dreambowlsja

By: Gabrielle Burgess (Certified Personal Trainer & Sports Nutritionist)

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Shop Mother’s Day Gifts this Sunday at Conu’co Market at the Cove in Ocho Rios!

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Head over to Conu’co Market at the Cove this Cinco de Mayo, Sunday, May 5th from 10am to 5pm as they celebrate all things Jamaican made, grown and sewn! Get an early start to shopping creative, unique, thoughtful gifts for Mom!

Explore beautifully made Crafts and  enjoy shopping for Art, Ceramics, Leather products, Jewellery and Accessories, Condiments, Jams, Sauces, Spreads, Cakes, Candles, Skincare and Hair products. Adorn yourself with Henna and Body art and find just the right plants and produce for the home from a variety of local vendors as you walk through the grounds at Grizzly’s Plantation Cove.

Suga Endorsed Artisans, such as My Old Man Leathercraft and Mira Botanicals will be there!

If you haven’t been brought up to date, My Old Man Leathercraft now has belts for the ladies and belt packs for both ladies and gents.

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Mira Botanicals will be there with Body Soaps, Oils and Scrubs, as well as some recycable products.

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I would also look forward to seeing Siwatu Jewellery and the unique, House of Chematy, just to name a few.

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Siwatu Jewellery
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House of Chematy

Satisfy the appetite with food galore and cool down with some ice cream or beverages too!

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Food Trucks of Jamaica

Food Trucks of Jamaica will be there with delish Tacos, Quesadillas, Pico de Gallo, Nacho Chips and Cheese!!!

Chef Vita will be there! Porridge never looked so good.

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Kande’s Delights, no stranger to  Conu’co Market and also #SugaEndorsed, will be there with their ice cream and sorbet! It is Spring, but I think Summer is already here!

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Enjoy! Buy Local. Buy Jamaican.

ADMISSION is FREE!

Support Brand Jamaica!

Jamaica Land We Love

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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GW Art is in the Vitamin M December box in the USA!

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Kerryanne Croft of the Vitamin M box says trying to fit in is boring, create the change you want to see.

What’s the Vitamin M box?

Based in New Jersey, Kerryanne saw a lack of support and love for Black owned businesses. She wanted to change that, so The Vitamin M Subscription Box was born. M is for Melanin, the dark brown to black pigment occurring in our skin.

Vitamin M isn’t just a subscription box. It is a movement to not only support these substantial businesses, but to help build their communities and share their stories. The Vitamin M box delivers brands in the form of beauty, fashion, books, home and lifestyle produced by people of colour to your doorstep.

Every 3rd month, Kerryanne donates 10% of the proceeds to a charity/non-profit in the Black and Brown community.

Kerry believes we need to continue to highlight these entrepreneurs over businesses that don’t see or respect their shine.

GW Art is a part of the Vitamin M box for December and the boxes are sold out!

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The Vitamin M Box for December includes great stocking stuffers for skincare and more.
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Kerryanne Croft of the Vitamin M box celebrates for the December box being sold out.

What’s in it from GW Art?

It’s Always Wine o’clock Post-its! Just in time for your New Year’s affirmations.

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Subscribe to the Vitamin M box for the New Year!

Visit:

http://www.thevitaminmbox.com/subscribe-2/

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Restaurant Week 2018 launches this Sunday at Devon House

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Restaurant Week Jamaica launches this Sunday at Devon House from 11am-5pm and Admission is FREE.

Enjoy delectable cuisines from some of the participating restaurants, browse and shop stunning pieces from the Fashion Village and buy fresh local produce from the Farmer’s Market.

It should be a fun Sunday. Enjoy and get your preview for Restaurant Week Jamaica 2018, which begins Saturday, November 10 and runs until Sunday, November 18.

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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DECEMBER 15th!

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Good Day Suga Bears!

SAVE THE DATE for my upcoming Christmas Trade Show, “Suga Lifestyle’s Christmas Connection” to be held on Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 4 to 8 pm. It will be held at The Liguanea Club, New Kingston.

As most of you may know, Suga Lifestyle is a brand encompassed on this blog, http://www.sugalifestyle.com, and is intended to inspire, educate and entertain via various types of posts categorized by; GW Art, Restaurant Reviews and Ratings, Brand Jamaica, Charities, Health and Fitness, Sports and more.

The blog, currently has a reach of over 1,000 followers and grows daily. The event, Suga Lifestyle’s Christmas Connection will involve my GW Art as well as other Jamaican artisans hand-picked by me to offer their unique, handcrafted, handmade items to the public.

There will be about 15 to 20 artisans to establish variety, each with unique items in order to better focus your shopping experience, by limiting duplication. Part proceeds will also go to Charity.

I invite you to shop with family, friends and loved ones. A true one-stop shop in the busy holiday season, while you support Jamaican products as well. You will be hearing more about them soon!

Thanks so much to my Title Sponsors, Sagicor Bank and Gustazos Jamaica!

Buy Jamaican. Build Jamaica 😊

Please follow my Instagram and Facebook Page, @sugalifestyle to stay tuned to updates on the show and get chances to win lots of giveaways! There will be good ones!

XoXo,
Gabby a.k.a Suga

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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The Best and Worst Looks from the Oscars Red Carpet!

The stars rocked it on the Red Carpet for the Oscars last night. Both the Ladies and the Men did quite well, but of course there were a few fashion disasters.

White and Nudes were popular for the night.

Gina Rodriguez’s dress and how she wore it is what the Oscars are all about! Plunged neckline, sleek ponytail and a dress that dazzled in the right way for her to present under the lights on the Oscars stage.

Best Dressed Nominee

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Photo: e!online.com

Nude gone Wrong – Phoebe Waller-Bridge

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Photo: e!online.com

Nobody should ever go on the Red Carpet with what looks like Chicken pox!

A few stars wore black, but hardly any of them got it right. Who let St. Vincent out of her bat cave?

Black gone Wrong

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Photos: e!online.com

Black gone Wrong or Right?

I am on the fence for Taraji P. Henson in Vera Wang. This is a woman I love to see on the Red carpet. This dress on anyone else would make the Black gone wrong list, but Taraji wears the dress, the dress doesn’t wear her.

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Photo: usmagazine.com

Colourful Surprises!

I love Viola Davis, but I don’t think she was Pretty in Pink yesterday. I don’t think the Yellow worked out for Greta Gerwig either. But Betty Gabriel, the help from ‘Get out’ rocked her colourful dress. She looked beautiful.

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Photos: e!online.com

Stars who usually get it right!

Sandra Bullock who was in Louis Vuitton, Lupita Nyong’o who actually looked like an Oscar in Versace and Octavia Spencer are usually a pleasure to see. Well done ladies!

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L-R: Sandra Bullock, Lupita Nyong’o, Octavia Spencer (Photos: e!online.com)

Other Well Dressed Ladies

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Photos: e!online.com

Let’s not forget the Men! It seems like Common can do no wrong on the Red Carpet. No surprises either for Black Panther’s Chadwick Boseman. Martin McDonagh looked sleek in All Black Burberry. Young, Timothée Chalamet was a Best Dressed Nominee for me in All White. Jordan Peele, writer and Director of ‘Get Out’ had a big night. He was the first Black male to win Best Original Screenplay.

Well Dressed Men

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Photos: e!online.com; Jordan Peele – The Daily Sentinel

Worst Dressed Men 

Of course there were a few fashion disappointments for the men. Adam Rippon was dressed for the wrong kind of party and Darrel Britt-Gibson looked like a Pink Panther.

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Photos: e!online.com

Worst Dressed Ladies

For the ladies, Whoopi we love you but you looked like a peacock about to take flight. Others looked like they were draped, literally like curtains. Salma Hayak added chandelier. Emma Stone looked as if she was going to a Pajama party and Bianca Blanco looked nice but I don’t think the dress was appropriate for the Oscars as it left little for the imagination.

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Photos: e!online.com; Bianca Blanco – express.co.uk

THE Worst Dressed Lady

Where was Haley Bennett going?! The Oscars are not in Hawaii.

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Photo: e!online.com

Best Dressed Male

For Suga, Best Dressed Male hands-down went to Armie Hammer in Armani. He rocked his red velvet from head to toe. Bravo!

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Photos: e!online.com

Best Dressed Ladies

Other than Gina Rodriguez mentioned earlier, these ladies were Best Dressed Nominees! Hard to choose a winner. Jane Fonda was stunning in 44 Francois Premier. Mary J. Blige who acted in Mudbound looked absolutely chic in  Versace. Allison Janney who played the Mother in ‘Get Out’ was the best Lady in Red. Nicole Kidman was fabulous in Armani Privé and definitely the Best in Blue.

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Photos: e!online.com

See you next year!

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Who Stole the Red Carpet at the Oscars 2017?!

Suga found it easy to narrow down the winners for the Men – Andrew Garfield and Mahershala Ali who looked sharp on the Red Carpet! What are these dapper men featured in?

Check out Andrew in Hacksaw Ridge. It’s a good one. I saw Andrew play a War hero without using a gun in the war. Interesting angle. Good movie directed by Mel Gibson.

Mahershali Ali is featured in the controversial, Moonlight.

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Quite a few ladies took it to the Red Carpet but the winners for Suga were Karlie Kloss (model) and Viola Davis who won her first Oscar for Fences that also features Denzel Washington.

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Special mention goes to the following ladies:

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Lastly, we cannot forget two of our favourite couples with the ladies looking lovely post pregnancy – Justin Timberlake with Jessica Biel (L) and John Legend with Chriss Tiegan (R).

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By: Gabrielle Burgess

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