5 Things You Never Knew About ‘Love Actually’

Bella Breakdown In honor of this cinematic masterpiece, here are just a few fun facts about ‘Love Actually that you might not have known, even if you have watched it a million times. 1 The opening and closing scenes feature real people reuniting with their loved ones at the airport. 2 Andrew Lincoln wrote all of his signs for the scene where his character professes his love to Juliet. 3 The lake where Jamie and Aurelia jumped in to save his writing is actually only 18 inches deep. 4 Emma Thompson wore a fat suit for the film. 5...

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12 Ways Kate Middleton Redefined Being a Princess

Bella Breakdown Kate Middleton is more than just a princess. Get to know more about the Duchess of Cambridge. Some things you might not know about Kate Middleton are: 1. She lived in Amman, Jordan from ages 2 to 5. 2. She was bullied while at boarding school in England. 3. The seemingly prim and proper Duchess was captain of the field hockey club at Marlborough College. 4. She took a gap year before university to study in Chile and Italy. 5. She graduated with honors with a degree in art history. 6. She launched a new brand under...

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Our Top Picks from Goop’s Crazy, Sexy, Cool Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Bella Breakdown In search of a unique Valentine’s Day present? Goop has you covered. 1. Blonde/Brunette denim jackets retail for $179 each. Let your preference be known with these stylish jackets.   2. Artemare Puglia Cabana Longboard retails for $495. This is a great gift for someone active or adventurous.   3. Jennifer Meyer XO necklace retails for $550. Make a statement with this pretty piece of bling.   4. Goop Medicine Bag retails for $85. The special person in your life will always think of you when they are traveling.   5. Shinola the Runwell Turntable retails for...

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Britney Spears’ Best Looks from the Early 2000s

Bella Breakdown Take a look at some of Britney Spears’ best red carpet looks from her “Britney” era back in 2001. On November 5, 2001, Britney Jean Spears released her third album. It included hits like “I’m a Slave for You”, “Overprotected”, and “I’m a Girl, Not Yet a Woman”. The album launched the sold out Dream Within a Dream world tour. Here are some other iconic moments from the Brittany era. Britney shot Crossroads, which was written by Shonda Rimes and stars Zoe Saldana and Taryn Manning. Let’s break this down: chunky highlights, embellished tank top, denim floor...

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Most Expensive Celebrity Weddings

Bella Breakdown Weddings aren’t cheap, but these celebrities take lavish ceremonies to the next level. The average American wedding costs $26,444. However, these celebrities didn’t get that memo. Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky spent $5 million on their wedding. The bride wore $250,000 worth of jewelry. The glass – walled tents cost $600,000, which was just a bit more than the $500,000 worth of flowers. Security was important, and cost over $200,000. But the most extraordinary expense was $15,000 for the toilets! Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel spent $6.5...

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7 Times It’s OK to Say ‘No’ at Work

Bella Breakdown It’s not always easy, but there are times when it’s OK to say no at work. Here are seven times it is absolutely OK to say no at work: Say NO… 1. To extra EXTRA work. Give your boss a clear picture of your workload and say no if you are too overwhelmed. 2. To needless networking. Remember your own goals for meeting new people if you are cornered at networking night. 3. To unrealistic overtime. Open up to your boss to find a solution if you can’t put in extra hours at a certain time. 4....

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