Burlap + Mason Jars = LOVE IT!

If you are like me and love mason jars… then you are going to love this easy DIY.  Simply wrap a piece of burlap around a mason jar, add twine, top off with an adorable colored straw and fill with a beverage of your choice.  I’m thinking apple cider would be the perfect beverage in […]

WHO LIKES APPLES?

Tis the season!  It’s fall here in New England but I have to say these last couple of days felt like summer with 90 degree weather.  Thankfully, it has finally cooled down but it still doesn’t feel like fall. Today I wanted to share a fun find about candy apples.  The picture below isn’t what you think.  A […]

I DON’T KNOW ABOUT YOU…

BUT I LOVE WHOOPIE PIES – There is something about the fall that reminds me it’s time to warm up the oven and bake a big batch of old fashion WHOOPIE PIES.  Maybe it’s the cool crisp air that puts me in the mood but whatever it is I absolutely love making them.  My kids […]

EASY CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

For some reason my kids were begging for chocolate chip cookies yesterday.  No clue why since they had choc chips in their pancakes that morning.  In any case, I eventually gave in knowing they had a day off from school. I wasn’t in the mood to make cookies from scratch so I looked on Pinterest […]

Who likes money?

If only it grew on trees. If anyone finds that darn tree please let me know.   Are you a spender or a saver?  I am proud to say I am both.  I do, however, like to save whenever I can.  The picture below is a fine example of how anyone can get a similar […]

Welcome to the Bella Bargains Blog!

That sure is a lot of B’s!   My love for party planning prompted me to open Bella Bargains.  My first store is bellajackets.etsy.com.  Not sure why but I love the name BELLA!   The store consists of mostly vintage items as well as beautiful children’s jean jackets (hand decorated with gorgeous fabric by… ME!), beautiful […]