Shoo Fly! Get Rid Of Pesky Bugs With These Homemade Repellents

Bella Breakdown You may be preparing for some fun summer activities, but one thing that may have slipped you mind are bug repellents. Instead of using chemical repellents found in stores try out these homemade repellents that will keep the mosquitoes away and let you enjoy the outdoors. If you have a few empty mason jars lying around, simply add your favorite essential oils with water. Using oils like peppermint, lavender, eucalyptus or citrus will release a fragrance that will naturally repel mosquitoes. Add about 10 drops of oil to the water in the jar. You’ll then add a...

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Easy Sparkling Cocktail Recipes For The Summer

Bella Breakdown With the weather getting warmer plans for summer barbecues and group hangouts is taking priority. So if you’re getting ready to chill poolside with friends and family then try these summer cocktails that will keep you refreshed in the summer sun. If you’re trying to impress your guests with your stocked bar then having a bottle of Cappelletti is a must. Combine the juicier and flavorful drink with some gin to give it a nice edge for your summer needs. To make the perfect poolside concoction, pour out 1.5 ounces of the mix and add three to...

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The Best New Books Coming Out Summer 2019

Bella Breakdown Your plans to get some serious summer reading done may have just gotten a lot easier. With plans of travel and hanging out at beaches, this upcoming season having a good book is important. Luckily, the search for a good piece of literature just got easier with this list of the best books coming out this summer. From the author of “Eat, Pray, Love,” Elizabeth Gilbert is back with another book. “City Girls” is an immersive look into the theater world of 1940s New York City, where 19-year-old Vivian Morris is sent to live with her Aunt...

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How Healthy Is Your Chicken?

Bella Breakdown During one year, Americans eat almost 94 pounds of chicken. That’s under two pounds of chicken eaten in the U.S. The poultry dish may taste delicious, but exactly how good for your body is a chicken-focused meal? Out of all the meat choices the average shopper can choose from, chicken is one of the leaner animal proteins. According to research, eating chicken within healthy diet limitations will help with weight control and also lowers your risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. The poultry dish also delivers some key minerals that you may not always get in adequate...

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A Helpful Guide To A Successful Veggie Diet

Bella Breakdown Going on a diet can be tough on anybody, but when that diet consists of all vegetables then things could get even tougher. However, there are ways to help you get through a no-meat diet no matter what vegetarian diet you choose. Whether you have decided to go pescetarian, which eliminates meat and poultry but allows fish and sometimes eggs and dairy products or vegan and eliminating meat, fish, poultry, eggs and dairy products there are ways to avoid consuming foods that will be bad for your diet. When starting a vegetarian diet you should always make...

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