The 7 Ingredient Pantry Pound Cake

Bella Breakdown There’s such a wonderful satisfaction of being able to whip up a cake from the ingredients you already have in your pantry, but this is no ordinary cake, this pound cake will sweep you and whoever’s lucky enough to try it off your feet. Learn this easy recipe and never be caught unprepared. Go Grab These Ingredients From Your Pantry 1 lb. butter 6 large eggs 3 cups sugar 4 cups flour 3/4 cups milk 1 tsp. almond extract 1 tsp. vanilla extract   Follow These Simple Steps Start by whipping a pound of butter – hey,...

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How to Make No-Bake Peach Pie

Bella Breakdown Enjoy dessert and avoid the heat with this No-Bake Peach Pie. Soft and juicy peaches sit atop fluffy pie filling for a sweet summery recipe. Recipe Ingredients 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs (about 5 cookie sheets) 1/4 teaspoon salt, divided 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 3 1/2 ounces white chocolate, finely chopped Cooking spray 5 ounces 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened 1/3 cup powdered sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups frozen fat-free whipped topping, thawed 2 tablespoons seedless peach spread 1 tablespoon peach schnapps 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 3 medium peeled peaches, pitted and cut into 1/2-inch...

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5 Great Flowers for Brown Thumbs

Bella Breakdown Summer gardening can be difficult, especially when the heat sabotages your plants’ growth at every turn. If you’re an amateur gardener (or a great gardener in need of recommendations!), Grumpy Gardener Steve Bender suggests these five easy plants that do really well in the summer heat and humidity. #1 Dragon Wing Begonia This flower will bloom continuously all summer long as long as it has a little shade during the hottest part of the day. It does well in both a container and the garden. #2 Zinnia This beautiful flower will continue to bloom week after week....

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DIY Mini First Aid Kit

Bella Breakdown With this DIY Mini First Aid Kit, there’s no excuse not to be prepared. To make this kit, take an empty Altoids tin and add in latex-free Band Aids, alcohol wipes to clean cuts and scrapes or to sterilize your hands, individual packets of Pepto Bismol or antacids, anti-inflammatory pills, allergy pills, and tweezers for splinters. You can hold the tin closed with rubber bands. These are the recommended things, but you can tailor its contents to your...

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All-Natural Laundry Detergent

Bella Breakdown This easy and cost-effective laundry detergent requires just three ingredients: Borax, washing soda, and Castile soap. Use two tablespoons each time, or throw in an additional scoop for a large load. It’s safe for high efficiency washing machines. To make this all-natural laundry detergent, you will need: 1 box grater 1 cup Borax 1 bar of Castile soap 1 cup of washing soda. First grate the bar of Castile soap with the box grater. Put the Borax into a food processor, then add the washing soda and grated Castile soap. Pulse to mix well. Use 2 Tbsp....

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