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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Khloe Kardashian Thinks You Should Break ALL the Dating Rules!

Bella Breakdown Khloe is arguable the most outspoken of all the Kardashian gals, so it should come as no surprise that she has some interesting opinions when it comes to the classic ‘dating rules’. Revamping the Rules of Dating #1 – Don’t Talk To a Man First According to Khloe you can throw this rule out the window. If you want to talk to someone you find attractive, go for it. Life’s too short to just wait around silently willing people to speak to you! #2 – Don’t Talk Too Much If you have something to say, say it,...

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4 Flirty Valentines Day Hacks

Bella Breakdown Get caught by Cupid’s arrow? Make this Valentines Day extra special with these adorable beauty hacks perfect for celebrating the season of love. Just grab a few nail and hair accessories from your bag and add a little extra something for an evening out with your someone special or get noticed at your friend’s singles party. 1. Let’s start with these flirty nails! Add some adorable heart tips with this simple mani just using polish. First apply a base coat of pale pink and allow to dry. Next, using your favorite red to create to half-circles at...

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Okinawa: The Secret Traveler’s Paradise With the Power to Heal & Restore

Welcome to Okinawa When we as Americans think of typical travel destinations, what generally comes to mind are places like Disney Land, NYC, Las Vegas, and Miami. While these hot spots certainly do have their perks and charms, today we’re looking at a destination that’s a little more off the beaten path with the power to truly restore and revitalize the soul. We’re talking about the breathtakingly beautiful islands of Okinawa, Japan. Okinawa (the name meaning “rope in the open sea”) is a group of sub-tropical islands in the south of Japan with a rich history, mind blowing scenery,...

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