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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Prosecco Grapes

Give grapes a festive upgrade! To make this delicious treat, pour Prosecco and vodka over a bowl of grapes. Refrigerate everything for one hour. Drain the alcohol out of the bowl and roll each grape in granulated sugar. Serve and enjoy. So freaking...

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Slow-Cooker Paella

Bella Breakdown Paella made easy! To make this delicious dish, heat some olive oil in a skillet and sauté cubed chicken breast. Add in the chorizo, salt and pepper and cook for 10 minutes. Then add more salt and pepper and pour it into the slow cooker with rice, tomatoes, onion, garlic, paprika, cayenne, and more salt and pepper. Next add the white wine and chicken broth and stir everything together to combine well. Put your slow cooker on low for two hours. Then add the shrimp and peas and cook for 10 more minutes....

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