The Early Bird’s Guide To Productivity

Bella Breakdown I’m not a morning person. I barely make it to work on time to write these articles. But apparently, according to Harvard Business Review, early-birds are way more productive than any of us night owls. i mean, I’m not surprised in the slightest, but just what are these early-risers doing to make their days so productive? For starters, they don’t view their day as a “day.” Instead, it’s split into two different segments: morning and afternoon. Sounds simple enough, right? Wrong. Morning is devoted all to task organization: making check lists, checking things off said lists, and...

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Ultimate Target Shopping Tips

Shopping at target can sometimes feel like you’re trying to find the end of a maze, not to mention the frivolous spending choices. Target has a very generous return policy and allows you return anything for a full refund after 90 days as long as the items is unopened and in new condition, including food. Another amazing part of their refund policy is that they will grant full refunds after a year for Target branded goods. They also have a special gift card policy that allows customers to trade unwanted gift cards from certain brands, to exchange for a...

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Healthy Ways To Deal With Anxiety

Bella Breakdown Anxiety creeps up on us in the most unexpected ways, but when the panic sets in, sometimes it seems unbearable to shake off. As someone who’s been diagnosed for years with generalized anxiety, sometimes it seems like there’s no way to crawl out of the hole of despair. But there is hope. Here are some of therapists’ and psychiatrists’ most trusted forms of anxiety reduction, so if you’re ever feeling down and out for the count you can always turn to these simple solutions. Trust me, I’ll be trying each one of these over the next few...

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How To Re-Purpose An Old T-Shirt

Bella Breakdown Looking for something to do with those old t-shirts? Follow these steps to make that t-shirt a trendy knotted racerback. Fold your t-shirt in half and cut the sleeves off. For a point of reference, cut where the seam is. Next, follow the seam line at the neckline and cut that off as well. Now you are going to cut the seam line on the shoulders. This will separate the shirt. Now make sure the back of the t-shirt is upright and lay it on a flat surface. Once you do this, cut the fabric in a...

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DIY Wedding Donut Tree

Bella Breakdown Looking for unique decorations for your wedding or even a party? This DIY donut tree is the answer. Follow these simple directions to get the perfect donut tree! Start by melting one package of white chocolate, one package of pink candy melts, and one package of peach candy melts. Make sure to melt them all separately and place them in separate bowls. You are going to need around five dozen donut holes. Stay away from ones with sprinkles because it will be hard to coat it. Now dip each donut in the color of your choice. Place...

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DIY Pop-Up Birthday Card

Bella Breakdown Trying to save a buck while still giving a loved one a beautiful card? Try making your own. Follow this simple steps to make an amazing homemade card. Refer to the video to help you through your card creation. Take a plain card or even a sturdy piece of paper and make around four lines at the crease. Pop out the “cake tiers” and fold the card inwards to crease. On each “tier” add washi tape and it will look like frosting! Cut some colorful paper for candles. Add a small paper flame and glue to the...

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