DIY Secrets To A Cleaner Home

Bella Breakdown We’re about halfway through the spring season, so if yo haven’t begun cleaning, now’s the time. No need to run out and buy fancy supplies or pay for any services, as these four DIY hacks are all you need to know. Iron out stains That red wine stain on the carpet is a daily reminder that the floors aren’t going to clean themselves, but this ironing hack should do the trick. Mix together one part vinegar and three parts water. Dampen a towel with the solution, place your towel on top of the stain and then iron...

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Fun Spring Staycation Ideas To Save Money

Bella Breakdown That time of year is rolling around again, the spring break rush. Once you have a family of your own, the pressure to go on an expensive trip every year becomes more prevalent. But, you don’t need to spend a ton of money to have a fun family trip. If you’re saving money, or just simply don’t want to spend a lot on a spring break trip this year, here are some fun spring staycation alternatives! 1. Book a hotel nearby: Change up the scenery and stay at a hotel with great amenities. If it’s a warm...

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DIY Spring Lotion Bars

Bella Breakdown Moisturize your skin and take in the sweet scent of spring with this DIY lotion bar! In a pot, melt 2 ounces of beeswax, 1 cup of coconut oil 1/2 cup shea butter, and a few drops of rose oil. Mix well. Pour the mixture into a cup and refrigerate for 10 minutes. To moisturize your skin, rub the bar onto your skin as you would a soap. Coconut oil helps to moisturize dry skin, shea butter has anti-inflammatory properties and helps heal irritated skin, beeswax has high antioxidant properties and acts as a skin rejuvenator, and...

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Mother Approved Spring Cleaning Checklist

Spring Sprucing Tips You’ll Be Happy to Use Spring is a time of renewal and fresh starts – including for our homes.  After the dark days of winter, it feels good to get a fresh clean-up of everything in our homes.  However, we are busy moms, so we have to prioritize what is really important. Firstly, don’t save this tedious chore just for spring. By keeping up with the major chores in your house throughout the rest of the year, you will make “spring” cleaning much more manageable. After all, busy moms need any way they can to save...

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Top 5 Most Effective Household Cleaning Products

5 Cleaning Products That Are Actually Worth Your Money As busy parents, we are always looking for ways to be more efficient and to save money. Therefore, when shopping for cleaning products for our home, we want the ones that will do the best job with the least amount of time and effort. The following is a list of products that will help you to be efficient and to do the job well. As a mom of three small children, I have tried quite a few products, but these are some of my favorites. I tried to compile a...

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