Reasons Why Renting A Home Is Better Than Buying One

Bella Breakdown Owning a home has always been a part of the American Dream. Sadly, that dream isn’t going to come true for everyone and finding alternatives has become necessary. That’s why if you’re wanting to own home, but don’t think it’s the best decision here are some ways renting a home is better than owning one. Renting helps you avoid some major expenses: One of the best reasons why renting a home is better than buying one is because of the money you save on maintenance. Things like a new roof and gutters can cost over $7,000. And...

Read More

How To Take Care Of Succulents

Bella Breakdown Millennials love succulents. They have replaced babies and even pets for many of us. God only knows why we love them so much. Perhaps they calm us down, or they let us know that at least we can take care of one little, tiny thing in our crazy, chaotic lives. Unfortunately, succulents can be hard to care for. Why? Because they often need little care at all and most of the time our big, plant-loving hearts over-care for them. If you have succulents in your house, you need to know how to properly care for them. When...

Read More

Small Additions To Warm Up Your Home

Bella Breakdown You’re probably spending a lot of time inside now that the temperature has dropped, and going outside has become an arduous task. Spending some extra time at home can be really relaxing though, and if with a few small additions to your space, you can make it so utterly cozy you’ll never want to leave. Shop one of my favorite places to find cozy accents, Anthropologie! Fuzzy Fur Throw Every home needs a fuzzy blanket. Period. This one is so soft and luxurious, you’ll never want to leave the couch. Pilgrim Zoe Essential Oil Diffuser Ger yourself...

Read More

Plant Ladies Unite! Here’s How You Should Be Taking Care Of Your Plants

Bella Breakdown I was very hesitant to jump on the house plant bandwagon, and I honestly wasn’t sure I really needed a room full of plants to make me feel better. I like the look of plants, I like cute little succulents, but do I really need them? The answer is yes. Oh my goodness, the difference a couple little plants can make is enormous. Besides the fact that they just make you happy, they can have huge benefits for things like air quality. But if you’re not a natural green thumb, plant care can be daunting. Stick to...

Read More

A DIY Alternative To The Bar Cart

Bella Breakdown Bar carts have been a booming trend in the last couple of years, with every millennial on the planet trying to get their hands on a chic accent piece to display all their liquor. While a bar cart is always a great option, those who are limited on space, or want a slightly less obtrusive structure, should consider a wall-mounted display, perfect for all those wine bottles and glasses. This sort of structure is maybe not for the DIY novice, and there will definitely be some power tools involved. But it’s also a great way to customize...

Read More