Have Your Big Day, Without The Big Pay

    Bella Breakdown Saying ‘I Do’ is not just committing to a life partner, but a commitment to a large price tag. Here is some tips to have fairy-tale wedding without breaking the bank. Invitations Invite people in groups to avoid unwanted guests within your social circle and having a private social media page for the event. This is good for considering co-workers and friends that are not from the same social circle. If you’re having an issue with too many guests and wanting to invite everyone, an option is to print the invitations with two separate times....

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The Best Grocery Staples For Those On A Budget

Bella Breakdown When managing a budget, groceries are one thing that won’t go away. A girls gotta eat! But, just because we need to purchase food, doesn’t mean we need to be careless about it. There are ways to save money while still eating the foods you love, you just have to be a little smarter about that budget of yours! Here are some grocery staples for anyone on a budget or someone just looking to be a little more cautious with money: 1. Eggs 2. Spinach 3. Apples 4. Parmesan cheese 5. Pasta 6. Garlic 7. Fresh herbs...

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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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Dollars and “Sense”: How to Raise Financially Savvy Kids

How To Teach Children Good Financial Habits! Parents work really hard, and do a great job of teaching children important life skills, which eventually prepare them to be productive and capable citizens of the world. We teach them proper manners for different situations and how to drive a car, along with an endless list of other necessary abilities. However, one thing that many kids are lacking in is the skill of how to manage their money. Whether it’s because you feel that children aren’t ready to learn how or that you don’t feel you would be a good teacher (maybe you have...

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Spring Style 101: Flirt With Florals & Play With Prints

Bella Breakdown Call the Easter Bunny. Break Out the Pastels. Get Ready For Fun Fashion. That’s right Bellas, it’s officially spring and what better way to celebrate then with the hottest new spring trends for 2015. From flirty floral prints to boho chic trends Burlington has it all. At your local Burlington you can find the exact spring styles you want at up to 65% off department store prices every day. Go ahead, flirt with florals and play with prints, because your wardrobe is ready for a little spring in it’s step! So now that you know where to...

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