Festive Jello Shots To Turn The Holiday Party Up

Bella Breakdown Holiday parties are a ton of fun, and it’s an excuse to indulge in your favorite food and drinks. If you’re planning on throwing a soiree for your friends this year, mix things up a bit and ditch the usual vodka cranberries for something a little more fun. These jello shots are guaranteed to be a big hit, and they’ll certainly get the party started. Apple Cider Bourbon Jello Shots For the sophisticated palette, here’s a jello shot that even your snobbiest friend will enjoy. You can’t say no to something as classy as bourbon shot. 1...

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Three Recipes For Your Holiday Cookie Exchange

Bella Breakdown Cookie exchanges are a festive and fun way to celebrate the holidays with friends and family. Everyone can unite over their favorite recipes, and go home with the perfect present of a box of homemade cookies. Avoid being that person who picks up a pack of pre-made treats, and try one of these simple, but delicious recipes. Candied Pecan Chocolate Covered Oreos If you’re short on time, this is the perfect option for you. Pre-made Oreos get a dunk in rich chocolate, and are finished off with some gourmet toppings. 1 1/2 cups Pecan Halves 1/2 cup...

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All The Target Beauty Sets To Gift This Season

Bella Breakdown Let’s be real, these beauty sets are such a good deal, you’ll have to buy extras for yourself. There’s a gift for every lady on your list this season, and Target continues to up its game in the beauty department with brand names we love and amazing package deals. For the Beauty Trendsetter There’s nothing more trendy in beauty right now than face masks and charcoal. These masks from Yes To contain four charcoal masks and a mask application tool, perfect for that lady in your life who has to detox her skin every night. For the...

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DIY Gifts For The Foodie In Your Family

A handmade gift is one of the best things you can give over the holidays. At a time when people spend so much money on frivolous things, a thoughtful, DIY gift is always appreciated. Around the holidays, I love to make packaged food items that I can gift to my family. Maybe it’s homemade chocolates, hot cocoa mix or candied nuts. Anything edible is always a hit! Vanilla Sugar For someone who loves to bake, this is a wonderful gift. Vanilla sugar can be used in cookies, in your morning coffee or even as a body scrub! Scrap the...

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Skip The Pricey Candles, Make Your Own

Bella Breakdown I LOVE candles, and just like beauty products, it can be easy to get sucked into buying the latest trendy candle or scent. Also like beauty trends, that can be very, very expensive. Take the cult classic brand Diptyque for instance. A large candle can cost you over $100 or even $200! I tend to burn a lot of candles this time of year, so instead of shelling out your hard earned holiday money, try making your own candles this year. Make a couple extra for some inexpensive, personalized gifts! Diptyque Inspired Tumbler Candles You need: –...

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