Poolside Friendly Canned Cocktails And Wine

Bella Breakdown The best part of summer may be sitting poolside with a cold beverage in hand. Unfortunately, bringing a drink in a glass to the pool is an accident waiting to happen. But with these canned wines, spritzers, and cocktails, you can enjoy your poolside drink worry free. These drinks are super easy to throw in a cooler and you never have to worry about making a drink because they are already made! First on our list is Mule 2.0. The can mimics a copper mug and tastes just like a true Moscow mule. You can find the...

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5 Affordable Beach Getaways To Cure Your Winter Blues

Bella Breakdown If the cold winter weather is keeping you down, escape the sleet and snow and travel to a place with sun and sand. Here are five affordable beach getaways to cure your winter blues: 1. Key West, Florida. The Florida Keys are located just south of Miami. Fly into Fort Lauderdale instead of Miami for a cheaper flight. 2. Sarasota, Florida: This Gulf Coast city has secretly great restaurants and hangouts with even better deals. You can get round trip flights for around $200 from New York and Boston. 3. Galveston Island, Texas: An hour drive from...

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Plus-size swimsuits you’ll want to keep in your beach bag all summer long

Bella Breakdown Feel like you are on vacation with this Trainer Aloha Bikini, which retails for $43.40 at swimsuitsforall. This burnt orange netted bikini top from Forever 21 is incredibly sexy and only costs $19.90. The off the shoulder white ruffled Hera Bikini is $68.60 at swimsuitsforall. You will feel like a goddess in the black lace up swimsuit from Forever 21. The Reflection Swimsuit from Nordstrom hugs your curves in all the right places. The gorgeous plum color really stands out! Make a shimmering statement with the Rainbow one-piece swimsuit from Forever 21. You will feel like one...

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ban.do Will Keep Your Instagram A1 This Summer

Bella Breakdown *The following is to be read in the tune of High School Musical 2* “What time is it? Summertime!” Okay, now that that’s out of the way… ban.do’s adorable outdoor fun collection will have you looking GOALS AF all summer long! From beach days to every tub sesh, ban.do will have you ready for any summer activity you can think of. Lucky for us, the sweet ladies at ban.do sent us a care package to ensure we were prepared for these hot three months. We got our beach day started with a huge watermelon design circular towel...

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Summer Water Precaution- How to Keep Your Kids Safe

Aqua Safety 101 Some of the most fun summer activities occur in water. They allow us to stay cool, be outdoors, and have a blast. However, one of the things all parents need to be aware of is the potential for a child to drown. Even though this is a difficult and scary topic, being educated about water safety is key to making your summer a great one. According to the CDC, children up to the age of 4 are most susceptible to drowning. They tell us that most child drownings occur in residential pools. However, this does not...

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