Other Household Uses For Vodka That Don’t Include Cocktails

Bella Breakdown For those who love a good martini or vodka-based mixed drink, it’s not hard to find a bottle of the spirit in your kitchen. However, if you’re looking for a new use for a bottle here are some new ways to get some use out of your vodka. If you find yourself out of Windex then look no further than that bottle of vodka chilling in your freezer. Simply dilute the alcohol with water in a spray bottle of your choice, spray on the dirty windows and wipe clean with a lint-free cloth. Also, get rid of...

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These Copycat Oatmeal Creme Pies Will Make You Never Buy Again

Little Debbie’s oatmeal creme pies have been a childhood favorite for every generation since the 1960s. However, as the years passed the sweet dessert has changed its recipe from a more firmer cookie to something softer and gooier. Most likely due to the added food dyes and cheaper sugars. Bella Breakdown For those of us who miss the good ol’ days of nostalgic desserts the perfect oatmeal creme pies recipe has finally been found. Before starting on your baking endeavors, you will want to make sure you have the following ingredients: flour, baking soda, salt, butter, sugar, brown sugar,...

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How To Save Your Money The Green Way With These DIY Cleaning Products

Bella Breakdown With the planet’s climate obviously changing (contrary to what some people believe) and environmentalist is begging everyone to do their part in saving the world we live in. One of the biggest threats to our environment are the toxic chemicals we use to clean our homes, so here are some DIY products you can use that also keep money in your pocket. Everyone loves keeping things minimal to prevent clutter and an all-purpose cleaner is essential in a household. Instead of grabbing that bottle of Lysol or Clorox you’ve grown accustomed to mixing these ingredients instead. Fill...

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Cut Your Waste And Save The Environment

Bella Breakdown The amount of trash that humans produce is enormous. Slowly but surely, we are taking over the planet with our waste. In order to prevent our planet from becoming a “trash planet” we need to cut down on the amount of waste we throw away. Being “zero waste” seems impossible to many. But, as it turns out, a family in Michigan has figured out exactly how to do it. They have reduced their trash to taking out the garbage once a year, and we could all take a page from their book. So, what’s their secret? Check...

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Easter Baskets That Offers A Healthy Alternative To Candy

Bella Breakdown Moms are starting to stock up for the next holiday, Easter. Many are looking to candy, but some moms want to give their children something sweet without all the sugar. Here are a couple of healthy ideas for your kid’s Easter basket that they’re sure to love: One of the easiest alternatives for candy are some fun toys and we have some of the best toys for the best price points. One of the top trending toys at the moment are by Hasbro and they’re called Yellies, it’s an interactive toy that moves based off the sound...

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How To Stop Biting Your Nails

Bella Breakdown My good friend Melissa was a nail biter through and through. Whenever I would take a look at her nail beds, they would be bloody with her nails ground down to a pulp. Then, she learned how to cure her problem. As she tells me, it turns out that biting your nails is a form of obsessive-compulsive disorder called Onychophagia. Who knew?! After doing some research, she found out that the best way to heal her poor nail beds was to pick up a different, healthy habit. If you are a nail biter like my friend, try...

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Cut Your Bangs Straight-Across

Bella Breakdown Rocking straight-across bangs are so fun, and yet so frustrating. Even though they frame your face perfectly, all of a sudden, you realize just how fast your hair really does grow. It can be a huge pain to try and get your bangs professionally cut every time they start growing into your eyes, but at the same time cutting them yourself can feel scary and often turn out horribly wrong. In spite of the scare factor, if you cut your bangs correctly they can end up looking as though a professional did them, without the suffering of...

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Get Rid Of Dry Hands The Jonathan Van Ness Way

Bella Breakdown There are so many amazing things about the show “Queer Eye”. Not only do I cry every single time I watch the show, but I also get amazing tips about style, design, self care, and cooking. I love how at the end of the show, the guys will give one fabulous tip that can always be instantly applied to life. In the latest episode I watched, Jones Bar-b-q (which was, in my humble opinion, the best episode yet), the show ended with a tip from Johnathan. He wanted to let the viewers know that they need not...

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