Relationship Modeling 101: Why Your Relationship Is a Role Model For Your Kids

Bella Breakdown In any relationship article, video or book that you read, the expert will explain that your marriage is the foundation of your family. Of course your children are also an important part of your family unit, but without a strong base, the rest can’t be stable. Our relationship with our spouse is typically the one that is the most frequent model for our children. With the divorce rate being so high, it is even more important that we demonstrate what it means to have a strong, healthy bonded relationship with our spouse or partner. While I knew this...

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How To Dye Easter Eggs Like A Pro

Bella Breakdown Easter is this weekend and if you’re anything like us, it feels like it came out of nowhere! If you still have to gather the kiddos to decorate some eggs, never fear…we have the easiest and prettiest egg dying guide ever. Thanks to Delish, your Easter eggs will be the cutest of the bunch! What you need: 12 hard boiled eggs White vinegar 3 c. whipped topping Food coloring Steps: 1. Place eggs in a large bowl and cover with white vinegar. Soak for 2 minutes, drain and dry the eggs thoroughly. 2. On a large plate...

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Hacks For Keeping Your Kitchen Clean

Bella Breakdown There’s nothing quite like a spotless kitchen, especially when it’s your kitchen. Think about it, this is where you prepare and cook all of your meals. So ideally, it should be one of the cleanest areas of the home! Keeping a spick and span kitchen doesn’t need to be terribly time consuming or expensive; it’s all about knowing how to efficiently and purposefully clean. Here are some of the best hacks for keeping your kitchen clean, and clean longer! 1. Keep the counters clear: Even if it’s just putting the coffee maker away each night, a counter...

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Don’t ‘DIY’ With These Home Improvement Projects

Bella Breakdown You’re thrifty, you’re crafty, and we are proud of you. Maybe you reuse curtains, table cloths, mason jars and clothing and are the queen of the DIY routine. But, there are certain home improvement projects you should consider skipping the DIY avenue on. Here’s a list of a few things you should definitely either buy new, or seek help in doing! 1. Switching from gas to electric: This one kind of seems like a no-brainer, but you’d be surprised. Changing your stove top from gas to electric could cause an explosion if not done properly. 2. Removing...

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Best Places To Vacation With Kids

Bella Breakdown While it certainly doesn’t feel like it now in some parts of the country, summer is right around the corner. While the days might still be cold and dreary, searching for places to travel this summer might be just the pick me up you need when you are looking out the window. Planning a vacation with kids takes some thought because you want it to be relaxing and enjoyable for everyone. Therefore, finding a great kid – friendly place that also offers the perks of having all of the amenities adults want is definitely a priority when you...

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