Stop Stressing Thanksgiving Travel

Bella Breakdown Having to deal with travel on any holiday can be really stressful. However, traveling for Thanksgiving seems to be extra stressful. That’s usually because people aren’t given as much time off for this holiday in particular, and travel time is particularly crunched on Thanksgiving. However, the stress might all be hype! There are some Thanksgiving travel myths that really seem to bug people, and I’m here to tell you to stop stressing the travel! 1. It’s okay to travel the day before Thanksgiving. It’s just a myth that the day before Thanksgiving is the busiest travel day...

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Planning For Pets Over The Holidays

Bella Breakdown There is so much to plan for when it comes to the holidays. Whose house are we going to, what should we bring, how are the kids going to handle the drive, flight, etc? Is your mother going to criticize my cooking again? You know, the usual. But have you thought about what you are going to be doing with your pets this holiday season? If you’ve planned a long, cross-country vacation, it is important to plan for your pets so that everything is taken care of for them ahead of time, and you don’t have to...

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This Advent Calendar Will Really Get You Into the Holiday Spirit

Bella Breakdown The way in which we celebrate the holidays in the past few years has gotten a lot more extra if you will. We find a lot of different ways to excuse excessive eating and drinking, and you guys, this Christmas is no different. In comes the wine advent calendar. That’s right, you can celebrate 12 days of wine… I mean Christmas. If you want to celebrate 24, than be sure to purchase 2. Vinebox has created perfectly curated boxes featuring 12 different wines. The best part is that each wine is bottled in the perfect glass-sized vial....

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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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Holiday Gift Guide: Men’s Etsy Edition

Bella Breakdown Finding the right gifts for your man during the holidays¬†is never an easy task, lucky for you, we found three Etsy pages that have great gifts for that special guy! Keep your man smelling and feeling his best with these awesome facial care items, plus, get a little scandalous with some super sexy coupons good for any occasion. Check out our favorites below and then be sure to check out Etsy for even more amazing shops built by amazing people!   Megan’s Marvelous Medicinals We’ve mentioned Megan’s Marvelous¬†Medicinals in our past spa lovers gift guide, but we...

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