The Inside Scoop On Starbucks’ Drinks

Bella Breakdown We’ve found our Starbucks deep throat, and we want to share with you what we’ve learned. You heard it here first, the tips and facts you need to know about Starbucks, straight from the mouth of a former barista. Warning…some of this information may surprise you, and may make you think twice about what you order from the coffee queen. Did you know…. -That iced caramel macchiato that you shake up and mix every time they hand it to you, well, it’s supposed to be layered. -Espresso can go bad. If your drink tastes a little funny,...

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Think Before You Drink: The Emotions Tied To Alcohol

Bella Breakdown Maybe you want to prevent an emotion, or perhaps you’d like to induce a certain one. Either way, alcoholic beverages have a way of changing the game of our emotions. Researchers have linked certain drinks to certain moods and emotions, which could be pretty beneficial to know…especially if you’re trying to set the mood! 300,000 young drinkers were surveyed to find some concrete backing to statistics we all kind of already knew, at least those of us who have had a pop or two. For those of us who enjoy our evenings watching, “The Bachelor,” with a...

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Classic Sweet Tea

Sweet tea is synonymous with Southern culture. When we order tea at a restaurant, we assume that the waiter will bring an ice cold glass of sweet tea that perfectly complements our meal. We serve tea at every Southern gathering. To make this, bring 4 cups of water to a boil and add it to 12 tea bags. Additionally, add 1/8 teaspoon of baking soda, then cover and allow it to steep for seven minutes. Meanwhile, combine 1 cup of water and 2 cups of sugar in a pot and boil for one minute. After removing the tea bags,...

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This Rainbow Latte’s Supposed to Cure Hangovers

Bella Breakdown The Good Sorts rainbow latte is more than a unicorn drink: it’s supposed to cure hangovers. NoW that’s magical. To get hydrated with this drink, combine dragon fruit pulp, coconut milk, turmeric + almond milk, and blue algae. It is only being sold for a limited time at The Good Sort in New York City. It’s hair of the...

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Off Duty Mommy: Wines to Unwind With

Sometimes… Wine is Just Necessary There are many occasions for drinking wine – when you want to unwind with friends, have a celebration, or simply need to take the edge off after a really difficult day. Whatever the occasion, buying a bottle of wine doesn’t have to be an overwhelming or expensive experience. You don’t have to know anything about tannins or be able to identify the taste of “hints of tobacco leaf” in the flavor (whatever that means). I have a few of my favorites that I would like to share with you. I think they are delicious...

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