How To Make “Puppermint” Dog Treats

Bella Breakdown These chickpea-based DIY doggy treats are the perfect snack to give your pooch a minty-fresh palate (or at least as close to one as they’re likely gonna get). 1. In a food processor, combine garbanzo beans, parsley, mint, flour, and honey. Pulse until the mixture is well combined. 2. Add the mixture into a piping bag and pipe florets onto a parchment lined cookie sheet. 3. Bake for 17 to 20 minutes. Your dogs will love...

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Here Are 7 Tips For Preventing Chapped Lips

Bella Breakdown While the cold weather blisters onward, the uphill battle of keeping your lips soft and smooth almost seems mute. No matter how much lip balm you slather on, nothing seems to prevent the inevitable winter chapped lip lull. That’s where we come in, we’ve got your back…and your lips. There may be some old habits you didn’t realize were actually adding to your chapped-lip conundrum, and we want to dispel those for you. There are plenty of ways to prevent chapped lips during the winer months, and here are 7 tips: 1. Be prepared for colder conditions:...

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5 Simple Drilling Life Hacks You Didn’t Know About

Bella Breakdown Check out these 5 super easy life hacks using a drill. 1. Transform your manual cheese grater into an effortless contraption by adapting the crank to be able to fit on the end of your drill. 2. Make your own hand mixer by using only a beater and your drill. Simply attach the beater to the drill bit and voilà! The wet and dry ingredients for your pancakes will be mixed in no time. 3. Having trouble removing that pesky cork out of your favorite wine bottle? No problem – just drill a screw into the cork...

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4 Super Simple Ways to Save Money on Makeup

Bella Breakdown With these few simple tips, you can get the most bang for your buck when it comes to your makeup. #1. Cut open your moisturizer when it’s running low and scrape it into a small container. #2. Save your broken blush. Crush the powder with a bobby pin, then add rubbing alcohol and mix into a paste. Mash the paste back into the container with a spoon, clean the edges with a Q-tip and allow to dry. #3. Soak your tube of mascara in warm water when it is running low. It loosens the mascara on the...

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How to Raise Well-Mannered Children

Methods for Mastering Manners When I was a young teacher, I was greeting students one morning when the brother of one of my students came up to me. He shook my hand firmly and introduced himself while looking me in the eye. I could have fallen over I was so shocked because he was only eight years old! We all know many adults who do not know how to introduce themselves this eloquently. From that moment, I vowed that, when I had my own children, I would make sure they were this well-behaved. Well, it turns out that it...

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