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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Royal Wedding Cake Slices For Auction

Bella Breakdown If you missed your invitation to the past royal weddings, now you can relive the magical moment with a slice of royal wedding cake. The pieces of royal wedding cake we’re saved by guests and are now going for auction, with commemorative cases and official wedding invitations. The cake slices are from the past 50 years of royal weddings. The auction will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 23rd with an online auction option. With the expected anticipation for the upcoming royal wedding of Prince Harry and Megan Markle, the slices of cake may be...

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Summer Indulgence: Quick & Easy Strawberry Shortcake

Bella Breakdown We show you how to make an updated, summer-friendly take on strawberry shortcake. To make, slice the top off of two sponge cakes and brush them with a thyme simple syrup. Then, mix the thyme simple syrup with sliced strawberries. Let the strawberries sit for up to an hour before spooning them on top of the sponge cake. Spread the strawberries with whipped cream, then add the second layer of sponge cake and more whipped cream and chill overnight....

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Summer Sweetness: Strawberries-and-Cream Sheet Cake

Bella Breakdown Trust us – this simple and swoon-worthy sheet cake will be a keeper in your recipe box. File it under “Summertime Crowd-Pleaser.” Ingredients 1 cup butter, softened 2 cups sugar 2 large eggs 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 1/2 cups cake flour 2 tablespoons strawberry-flavored gelatin 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon table salt 1 cup buttermilk 2/3 cup chopped fresh strawberries Shortening Parchment paper Vegetable cooking spray Strawberry Frosting Garnish: fresh strawberries Preparation Preheat oven to 350°. Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add sugar,...

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Super-Easy Cake Pops!

Bella Breakdown It looks like the cake-pop trend isn’t going anywhere. Here’s an easy way to get a tasty cake-pop treat – without the cake! This ‘lil shortcut is about to make you very popular at work. All you’ll need to whip up a batch for your next raise is: cupcake liners white chocolate chips sprinkles candy stick donut holes Start by melting your white chocolate chips in a microwavable bowl for a few seconds at a time, stirring, until fully melted. Then take a candy stick and dip in the melted chocolate, then insert in the bottom of...

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