4 Ways to Make A Long Distance Relationship Work

Bella Breakdown Long distance relationships can be rough. Whether you met online but live states apart or if you are in a long-term relationship pursuing careers in different parts of the globe, with the current trends in technology there’s only going to be more of them. We know it’s hard, so here’s 4 ways to make your long distance love life last. Tech talk: technology is your bestfriend when you’re physically apart from your partner. Don’t just use text and email either, enable video on your phone and computer so you can see each other, have a virtual dinner...

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Affordable R&R: Relaxing Staycation Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank

Budget-Friendly Summer Staycation Inspiration There are many reasons we choose not to go on vacations. Of course, we enjoy the relaxation and pampering. However, the financial stress, the thought of traveling with children, and the hassle of traveling in general are often deterrents for people. However, there are many ways that are more affordable and have fewer hassles that allow you to still have a great time! Visit friends or family. Taking out the cost of a hotel, as well as some meals is a huge money saver.  If your relatives have kids the same age as your own,...

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Couples Ages 13 to 90 Talk About Why They Fight

Bella Breakdown It’s no surprise that couples argue, but just how often is too often, and where is the line drawn between healthy and unhealthy? Let’s peek into the lives of couples and the ways they bicker in hopes of figuring out the best way to resolve our differences. Couples talk about the reason they fight, the dumbest fight they have ever had, what the definition of a fight is, how often couples argue, and whether fighting is healthy for a relationship. Other questions the couples answer are what pushes their partner’s buttons, what the most creative way of...

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Engagement Rings & Wedding Dresses From the Last 100 Years

Bella Breakdown Looking for wedding inspiration? Take a look back at some of the most popular bridal looks of the past 100 years—and the gorgeous rings that went with them! A Brief History of Engagement Rings Dating back to the early 1900s engagement rings, in the form of a simple gold bands, have been given to betrothed brides-to-be as a symbol of their beloved’s affections. Typically worn on the left hand because the left ring finger is said to have the “vein of love” running through it, however others believe it’s because the left hand is closer to the...

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Valentine’s Day Fun with Your Kids

Valentine’s Day Festivities The Little Ones Will Love Love is in the air! I would say that Valentine’s Day ranks number three behind Christmas and Halloween for kids. Therefore, this upcoming holiday is a big one if you have children between 2 and 20 in your house. Love Filled Fondue Fondue is something that you can make for both dinner and dessert! Cheese fondue is a delicious way to get your kids to eat healthy veggies and to make dinner extra special and fun. You do not need a special fondue set to make cheese fondue. All you need...

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DIY Hugs & Kisses Wine Cork Stamps

Bella Breakdown This Valentine’s Day project could not be more thoughtful, sweet and easy! First, grab a few of those wine corks you’ve been saving for some perfect crafty moment, the time has come. Grab a marker, X-Acto and some acrylic paint, and you’ll have a sweet stamp perfect for Valentine’s Day in minutes! First, you’ll draw an “X” on one cork and an “O” on the other, then cut away the negative with an X-Acto knife on either side and paint in any kind of acrylic or fabric paint. Soon, anything in site can be transformed for the...

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