The Insomniac’s Guide To Sleep Remedies

Bella Breakdown From one insomniac to another, I am used to tiring myself out to the point of exhaustion so that as soon as I hit my bed, I instantly fall asleep. But science has once again proven me wrong and figured out ways that people can fall asleep quicker if you’re a late-night thinker like I am. Here’s a few tips that I find can be both enjoyable and effective for a full night’s sleep while still dealing with a fast-flowing mind. The first is meditation and yoga. Yeah, it sounds cliché, but do it for ten minutes....

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The Inside Scoop On Starbucks’ Drinks

Bella Breakdown We’ve found our Starbucks deep throat, and we want to share with you what we’ve learned. You heard it here first, the tips and facts you need to know about Starbucks, straight from the mouth of a former barista. Warning…some of this information may surprise you, and may make you think twice about what you order from the coffee queen. Did you know…. -That iced caramel macchiato that you shake up and mix every time they hand it to you, well, it’s supposed to be layered. -Espresso can go bad. If your drink tastes a little funny,...

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Classic Sweet Tea

Sweet tea is synonymous with Southern culture. When we order tea at a restaurant, we assume that the waiter will bring an ice cold glass of sweet tea that perfectly complements our meal. We serve tea at every Southern gathering. To make this, bring 4 cups of water to a boil and add it to 12 tea bags. Additionally, add 1/8 teaspoon of baking soda, then cover and allow it to steep for seven minutes. Meanwhile, combine 1 cup of water and 2 cups of sugar in a pot and boil for one minute. After removing the tea bags,...

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The Perfect Holiday Office Party Picnic With A Twist!

**This post is sponsored by Lipton, the opinions are all my own.** Bella Breakdown There is nothing like a good old-fashioned picnic, especially in sunny South Florida! For nearly every major holiday our small but mighty office group typically hosts a traditional picnic, but this year we decided to switch things up a bit. Ordinarily, we each bring in a dish to share with everyone, but this holiday season instead of making your typical picnic fare we thought it would be fun to take traditional recipes, put a little twist on them, and make the food together! Caprese Stuffed...

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Do It Yourself Skin Detox Tea

Bella Breakdown Flawless skin that’s bright, firm and blemish free is a dream from many but unfortunately only a reality for a lucky few. The key to having healthy radiant skin that glows from the inside out may not lie in expensive creams and serums or abrasive dermatological procedures. Good skin comes from within and we’ll teach you a drink you can make at home that will help your skin stay clean and clear, not to mention it won’t cost you an arm & an leg. Here’s What You’ll Need Agave Nectar Yogi Skin Detox Tea (or any other...

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