MiniKIKI Face Paint Crayons Are The Perfect Gift This Holiday Season!

MiniKIKI Face Paint Crayons I love holiday time! It’s my absolute favorite time of the year. My kids are always super excited for Santa to come and I find such joy in getting them the perfect gifts. This year one of the items on the top of their list was the MiniKIKI Face Paint Crayons! A friend of theirs had them at a birthday party and they were a complete hit! The kids lined up to have their faces painted and it wasn’t only fun for the kids, but easy for them to use as well….parents I promise you...

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Getting Through The Holidays With A Newborn Baby

Bella Breakdown I had my son, who is now 3, in early November. He was barely a month old during Thanksgiving, and not quite two months old when Christmas came around. I was definitely exhausted through the majority of those months. The family and friend visits felt never ending, and it was almost awkward trying to handle being a new mom and also participate in holiday festivities. If you have a newborn baby during this time, don’t fret, here are a few tips on how to handle your new born and enjoy all of the holidays: 1. Be on...

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Mom And Dad, Best Roommates Ever?

Bella Breakdown After I graduated high school, I lived on my own and paid my own rent for five years. To me, I felt like there was no way I would ever move back with my parents. That was until I found myself 22, recently single, and 8 months pregnant. I was basically Khloe Kardashian without the net worth. I felt embarrassed to be back in my hometown, in the same room I spent my childhood in. But, I’m definitely not the only one in this group of millennials whose parents, at some point in their adult lives, have...

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Family Drama? Here’s How To Survive The Holidays

Bella Breakdown The holiday season can be one of the happiest times of the year. Decorations are up, your favorite holiday movies are on TV 24/7 and there’s lots of time to spend with family and friends. Most of us don’t have an absolutely perfect relationship with our families, which can create a great deal of stress around this time of year. Whether it’s political debates, disagreements about what you’re doing with your life, or just a spat over the cranberry sauce, tensions can run high. With a few tips and tricks though, you can keep your calm enjoy...

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Don’t Let Holiday Stress Get To You

Bella Breakdown If you aren’t one of the kinds of people that starts playing Christmas music the second Halloween is over, you might also be one of the kinds of people that really stresses over the holidays. The idea of having to deal with a lot of family at your house, the thought of how much money you’ll be spending on food, decorations and gifts, having to travel a long way, or just having to explain as to why you’re still single can be really stressful. But, there are ways to make sure that the holiday stress doesn’t get...

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Prepping For Financial Hardship

Bella Breakdown Your parents, or some wise adult may have told you to save for a rainy day. As a kid, you might have thought that was boring advice, but as an adult you may know how great that advice actually is. Over the decades, our economy goes through ebbs and flows of financial ups and downs. It’s possible that we may end up going through a recession again, and that can adversely effect a lot of peoples well being. When the recession hit in 2008, a lot of people who were technically ‘wealthy’ were hit extremely hard, because...

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3 Items That Make My Life Easier As A Mom

Mom 101 Being a mom is the best experience. However, being a new mom of a baby that goes to daycare is hectic to say the least. Not only do I have my own schedule, but my little one is developing his own schedule as well. And I have to say being prepared is key. When you are getting ready to have a baby all the doctors make sure you are prepared 100% of the way. But when you have a baby and they walk you out of the hospital there is no guidance from there on out. Yes,...

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Tesvor Robot Vacuum Cleaner: The One And Only Vacuum You Need In Your Life!

Tesvor Robot Vacuum Being a parent can be difficult especially when you have a new family. A new born who needs all the attention, two fur babies who love to play outside and bring the mess inside, and of course my loving husband who HATES cleaning. I on the other hand don’t mind cleaning, but with a new family the mess just keeps coming. Even when I clean I turn around two seconds later and there is already another mess. Juggling everyday tasks can be hard when you are taking care of so many others the last thing I...

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