Great Way To Strengthen Your Nails

Bella Breakdown Nail damage can be caused by not properly taking care of one’s nail. Although nail damage is not very rampant, however, it can happen. For long-lasting manicure and pedicure, there are some things you need to know in order to strengthen your nails and at the same time avoid nail damage. Nearly everyone wants strong, beautiful, and healthy nails but are clueless about how to strengthen their nails. So here is a quick rundown of great ways to strengthen your nails in case you are searching for tips: Exposure to a lot of water can damage the...

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What To Eat In A Day When You’re Hungover

Bella Breakdown Ah, party season. The fun, the dancing, the festive decorations… and the booze. Everyone has been known to overdue it at the holiday party, and you’re likely to face at least one hangover this season. While being hungover can be a miserable experience, knowing how to tackle your symptoms the next day is the fastest way to a cure. From the time you wake up with that raging headache, to the time you decide you’re ready to sleep the pain away, this is what you should eat during your hangover. 8:00am – Two big glasses of water...

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Festive Jello Shots To Turn The Holiday Party Up

Bella Breakdown Holiday parties are a ton of fun, and it’s an excuse to indulge in your favorite food and drinks. If you’re planning on throwing a soiree for your friends this year, mix things up a bit and ditch the usual vodka cranberries for something a little more fun. These jello shots are guaranteed to be a big hit, and they’ll certainly get the party started. Apple Cider Bourbon Jello Shots For the sophisticated palette, here’s a jello shot that even your snobbiest friend will enjoy. You can’t say no to something as classy as bourbon shot. 1...

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The Most Googled Recipes Of The Year

It’s the time of year to look back on all the things 2018 has brought us. The most popular music, our favorite movies and all the memories we’ve had with friends and family. Each year, Google also releases some of the most searched items of the past 12 months, including the recipes that we’ve Googled the most. Not surprisingly, all the recipes are pretty classic. From meatloaf to pecan pie, this is some true American food. So here are some of my favorite spins on these classics, so you can skip all that Googling! Meatloaf Stuffed with Prosciutto and...

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Host A Holiday Brunch To Remember With These Festive Recipes

Bella Breakdown There’s nothing better than getting together with friends and family around the holidays. Spirits are high, old friends are back in town, and everyone is ready to catch up after a long year. Whether you’re hosting a brunch at your own home or making some festive treats to bring someone else, these recipes are all you need to put together a holiday brunch everyone will love. Serve these dishes alongside some apple cider mimosas, mulled wine and homemade hot chocolate! Gingerbread Waffles 1 1/3 cups milk, warmed to room temperature 3 tablespoons melted butter 1/2 cup molasses...

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Three Recipes For Your Holiday Cookie Exchange

Bella Breakdown Cookie exchanges are a festive and fun way to celebrate the holidays with friends and family. Everyone can unite over their favorite recipes, and go home with the perfect present of a box of homemade cookies. Avoid being that person who picks up a pack of pre-made treats, and try one of these simple, but delicious recipes. Candied Pecan Chocolate Covered Oreos If you’re short on time, this is the perfect option for you. Pre-made Oreos get a dunk in rich chocolate, and are finished off with some gourmet toppings. 1 1/2 cups Pecan Halves 1/2 cup...

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A Week’s Worth Of Groceries From Trader Joe’s, Under $50

Bella Breakdown If you’re like me, Trader Joe’s is your go-to store for healthy, cheap groceries. It’s amazing how everything at Trader Joe’s is top quality, but with a much lower price tag than other brand names. Trader Joe’s carries only (or almost only) their own products, making it much cheaper for them to produce and stock their items. If you need some shopping inspiration, here is a grocery and meal list that will get you through the week for under $50! Grocery List Organic spinach, 1 bag — $1.99 Onion, 1 — $0.69 Avocado — $1.99 Sweet Potatoes,...

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DIY Gifts For The Foodie In Your Family

A handmade gift is one of the best things you can give over the holidays. At a time when people spend so much money on frivolous things, a thoughtful, DIY gift is always appreciated. Around the holidays, I love to make packaged food items that I can gift to my family. Maybe it’s homemade chocolates, hot cocoa mix or candied nuts. Anything edible is always a hit! Vanilla Sugar For someone who loves to bake, this is a wonderful gift. Vanilla sugar can be used in cookies, in your morning coffee or even as a body scrub! Scrap the...

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