This month we suffered a tremendous loss in the multicultural blogging community. If you knew Jewel Figueras, count yourself amongst the lucky. She was a great friend to so many of us, beloved by all who encountered her smile, her laugh, her welcoming warmth. Jewel = LOVE. Her blog was called Jewel’s Fab Life and… read all

My relationship with swimwear has been a problematic one, dating back to age 11 when I had to find the perfect bathing suit for a class trip to Tobago. That day I learned the dismay that so often comes with trying on bathing suits. Through the years, I struggled to find a suit I loved,… read all