Like Sangria? You’ll LOVE Sangria Grapes!

Bella Breakdown What’s way better than sangria? Sangria grapes! To make these, pour red wine over a bowl of grapes and allow them to soak for one hour. Drain the wine from the grapes. In a bowl, combine sugar and lemon zest. Roll each grape in the lemon and sugar combo. Serve these delicious bites with wedges of fresh orange. Grape...

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Summer Yum: DIY Frozen Watermelon Pops

Bella Breakdown Watermelon popsicles are everything we need the summer. To make this delicious treat, cut watermelon into 1 inch round slices. Then cut those rounds into quarters. Next, pierce a hole in the rind and place a stick into the hole. Lay your watermelon “popsicles” on a sheet and drizzle melted chocolate over them. Then add your favorite toppings such as pistachios or shredded coconut. Freeze the popsicles until they are frozen....

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Classic Summer Recipes: Swedish Blueberry Soup

Bella Breakdown To make this delicious soup, you will need 100 grams blueberries (3.5 ounces), 100 mL water (3.5 ounces), 1 Tbsp potato flour and 2 Tbsp sugar. Add water and sugar to the pan, then stir until the sugar dissolves. Allow the sugar water to boil, then add the blueberries and continue to boil. Blend the mixture with an immersion blender. In a bowl, mix potato flour with water and stir. Add the flour mixture to the soup and mix well. Serve the soup with a dollop of whipped cream and almond cookies on...

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DIY Felt Succulents

Bella Breakdown Bloom! DIY felt succulents are a cheap and easy way to create a chic home decor craft that you’ll be proud to display. Step 1 To make these pretty decorations, fold a strip of felt in half and cut into a leaf shape. Repeat this four times. Step 2 Use a fabric marker to add more color. Using a hot glue gun, roll each leaf, then repeat by layering the four “leaves”. Step 3 Fold the leaves outward to shape the succulents. Have fun with different colors, shapes, and sizes. Step 4 Display in a bowl filled...

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Caramel Apple Poke Cake Recipe

Bella Breakdown Caramel Apple Poke Cake combines all your favorite fall flavors in one caramel-infused spice cake! INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp. butter, plus more for pan All-purpose flour, for pan 1 box spice cake mix, plus ingredients needed for batter 5 Granny Smith apples, finely chopped (peeled if desired) 1/4 c. sugar 1/4 c. brown sugar 1 tbsp. cinnamon, plus more for dusting 1 tsp. ground nutmeg 1 tbsp. cornstarch Juice of 1/2 lemon 1 1/4 c. jarred caramel, plus more for drizzling FOR THE FROSTING 16 oz. cream cheese, softened 8 tbsp. butter, softened 2 1/4 c. powdered sugar...

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