You Can Recycle Your Christmas Tree, Here’s How

Bella Breakdown With Christmas and the holidays well in the rearview mirror, hopefully you have already taken down your Christmas tree. If you haven’t, there’s still time to recycle it! Don’t worry, if you didn’t recycle it this year, you can start a new tradition in 2018. One of the easiest ways of all is to use a fake tree, or make your own cute tree. That way, you save money and save the hassle of cutting down and recycling a tree. Of the 33 million trees sold in North America every year, about 93% get recycled…you could increase...

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This Purse That Holds Two Bottles Of Wine Is The Epitome Of The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Bella Breakdown Wait…a purse that can fit two bottles of wine IN IT exists? And you still don’t have one yet? It’s time to reprioritize. With the holidays around the abrupt corner, this is one of those gifts that you may need to buy for your best friend….then decide to keep it for yourself. Forewarning…the PortoVino purse will change the game for you. The only disappointing thing about a nice bottle of wine is it’s apparently not socially acceptable to carry around while at the grocery store, or the movies, or at your nephew’s bar mitzvah (okay, so it...

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Holiday Gift Guide For All The People In Your Life

Bella Breakdown When it comes to the holidays, spending money can get REALLY out of control. I find myself walking into a store and being overwhelmed by all of the things I all of a sudden really need. While kids are pretty easy to shop for – they usually have a wish list that is too long, the other people in your life, such as friends and co-workers can be a little trickier to shop for. So how do we find a great gift for each person on our list without breaking the bank? Making a list of all...

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How To Keep The Holidays About Giving With Your Children

Bella Breakdown With each passing year, the commercialism of the holidays becomes more and more insane. There are so many more things to buy, holiday decorations start going out as early as August and the commercials are constantly enticing our kids to want more and more. So in this season that is so focused on wanting, how do we teach our kids the art of giving? Visit a home for the elderly. Bringing your children to see people who are, for the most part, stuck in one place is a great way for them to give back. The joy...

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Try This Adorable DIY Cookie Tin This Holiday Season

Bella Breakdown With another holiday season in full swing, it seems like cookies are always being pulled out of the oven. This DIY tutorial shows you how to turn something you probably already have, or could easily get, into a super cute and festive cookie tin. A Pringles can and a little holiday cheer is all you need (well, and a few other items). Who knew that a Pringles can could serve as more than just a contraption to get your hand stuck in? DIY Pringles can cookie tin What you need: A Pringles can Wrapping paper of choice...

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