Dognition: What Type of Genius is Your Dog?

Bella Breakdown Dognition tests measure how our dogs think. Dogs are some of the smartest animals on the planet. They know how to communicate with humans, reading and responding to their cues. They can learn hundreds of words, and some are known to attain an intelligence comparable to a three year old child. Different dogs have different types of intelligence, depending on their breed and how they are raised. A herder’s personality will be very different from a retriever’s, just as a social dog will be very different from an independent dog. Brian Hare, an anthropology professor at Duke...

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A Hair Care Routine To Do Yourself

Bella Breakdown If you’re anything like me, you end up getting frustrated about your hair a few times a week. I just never seem to getting around to doing anything about it. I’m really bad about shampooing everyday. I know you’re not supposed to, but I just can’t help it. Sometimes we get locked in our bad hair habits, and we aren’t being smart about doing what is best for our hair in the long run. Sometimes we’re unaware of how our hair products are actually damaging our hair. If you can, attempt to use natural products. Take care...

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Babies And Budgets

Bella Breakdown There are so many overwhelming factors when it comes to planning to have a baby. There’s the planning, the decorating, the actual birth, safety factors, and of course at the root of it all, money. No one is under the impression that raising a child is cheap. Because it sure as heck isn’t. Despite how expensive having a baby is, there are a lot of ways to be crafty and save money while you also attempt to raise a happy, healthy baby. 1. Opt for household products You don’t have to buy every baby product there is....

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Pro Tip: How To Cut A Watermelon….The Right Way!

The Perfect Poolside Snack When we think of summer, we think of hot and sunny days by the pool or beach, complete with fresh fruit. Watermelon has long since been a summer BBQ staple, but it’s not the easiest fruit to cut…until now, that is. Refinery29 has brought us the best demo on how to cut a watermelon, and it’s just in time for your summer BBQ with friends! Be the hostess with the mostess, and cut the perfect watermelon slices for a poolside summer staycation! How To Cut A Watermelon, by Refinery29 Step 1: Buy a watermelon. Step...

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How to Make No Cook Tomato Sauce

Bella Breakdown This tomato sauce takes the freshest ingredients and brings a colorful, crisp flavor to your Italian meal. It goes perfectly with hot pasta or on toasted bread for bruschetta. To make: 1. Combine fresh chopped tomatoes, basil, balsamic vinegar, molasses, garlic, salt, pepper and olive oil in a bowl 2. Mix to combine well No stove? No...

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