Birthdays, like boomerangs, come and go, and with children it seems like they come out of nowhere when you least expect them. My daughter will be turning one in April and I do not know where the time has gone, I do not remember throwing that boomerang! Inevitably, time marches on, and in two short months will be the apex of my one-year journey, so far, the crème de la crème…her first birthday party.

Thriving naturally as the “B” of the ABC islands, with select direct flights and just two stoplights on island, Bonaire remains refreshingly less developed than its neighbors, Aruba and Curacao. Located on the island’s four-acre, private peninsula within an exclusive beachfront enclave — 86 miles east of Aruba (50 miles north of Venezuela and 30 miles east of Curacao), outside the hurricane zone — lies the Caribbean’s “best kept secret” and Bonaire’s only five star resort, Harbour Village Beach Club, a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

Odds are this Valentines Day you received flowers from someone special in your life, this holiday alone see flowers rake in about $1.9 billion! With those flowers typically comes a vase, so what do you do with that vase when you are done, put it in a cabinet to collect dust until you receive more flowers, or do you up-cycle them to use them as a centerpiece in a different room of the house? I like to do the latter and add some fake flowers to them for a classier everyday look. Over the years, I have collected my fair-share of vases and had come up with this quick 5-10 minute craft to up-cycle them. First you will need a few supplies:

Spring has sprung; the weather is getting warmer and that also means summer will be here sooner than later. We love summer. We love the beautiful fruity scents, the tasty summer treats and the beautiful light and airy summer wardrobe essentials. If your skin is still dry and you still feel a bit dull from the harshness of winter, then it’s time to try a few fun new DIY treatments to help make you perfectly ready for the warm weather ahead. Here are some of our favorite summer beauty treatments, inspired by our favorite tasty summer treats and drinks.