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When in Germany…

If you are planning a trip to Europe, the Neuschwanstein Castle must be on your itinerary! This is the very castle that Walt Disney based the Disney castle off of and some of the princess castles on in the movies t00. The castle is amazing from the outside, and includes a fun hike up and around the grounds-perfect for an afternoon picnic might I add. There’s an indoor tour of the castle, but the man who was building it died during the…

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Adventures in Austria

As you can probably tell, Carchellany has been somewhat off the map lately…literally. From Europe to the Caribbean and everything in between, Carchellany has had the travel bug and can’t wait to spill about it! Between all of the research done and experiences had, when it comes to planning your next vacation, we have already done the leg work for you. So, sit back and read up on how you can have your cake and eat it too with vacations…

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Oh Baby!

Who is ready for a little DIY inspiration? How many of you have seen adorable nurseries on Pinterest and have been curious how you can do that on a realistic budget. DIY is the answer to that! When we found out that we were expecting out little one this past year I hit the Pinterest boards hard, rolled up my sleeves and got to work. The first way that I saved some money and added some character to the nursery…

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Top 5 Must Try Christmas Cookie Recipes

Christmas truly is the most wonderful time of the year! The lights, the spirit, the snow, and the food! I don’t know about you guys, but I got bit by the baking bug this year and there was no stopping me! We moved into a new house this year and I got the idea in my head to make cookies for all our new neighbors…you know, so they all know how domestic I am! Ha! 😉  So, I went to Pinterest,…

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The 12 Dates of Christmas

This time of year is so fun and festive that you just can’t help but get into the Christmas spirit! And who better to share it with than your significant other, fiance, or spouse? So, I’ve come up with 12 days of dates leading up to Christmas that are sure to get you feeling all warm and cozy inside. Date #1: Turn on the Holiday tunes and go for a drive to look at Christmas light displays. There are a few…

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Fit or Flop

When it comes to finding something to wear while working out, it has been a matter of trial and error for me. I have tried leggings from probably over 15 companies, tennis shoes from over 5 companies, water bottles from over 10 companies, and athletic tops from over 20 companies. I now know which ones helped me keep fit and which one’s were a total flop. I’ve put together a list of fitness apparel and accessory Fits and Flops. I…

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Fall Fashion Favorites

  The air is getting cooler and the leaves are starting to FALL…which means fall has arrived! The season of scarves, booties, and pumpkin spice lattes. I narrowed down the top fall fashion pieces that are staples in my wardrobe. Keeping warm is always my #1 priority when it comes to my outfit choices in the fall, and a blanket scarf is perfect for this! It’s so colorful that it matches with almost anything, it can be worn multiple ways…

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Fall Recipes

Carchellany is getting into the full swing of fall with these tasty recipes! From good eats to sweet treats, we’ve got you covered! Each of us have picked out our favorite fall recipe(s) and combined them into one ultimate menu for your fall meals. Pairing these savory soups with these delicious desserts will make you want to cozy up to a fire, pick some apples, and go treat-or-treating. Sunday Football Chili: by Michelle   Fall. Chili. Football. It doesn’t get…

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Caprese Crazy

Carchellany is going Caprese Crazy over these recipes! It’s time to empty your garden and fill your kitchen with these amazing, Italian dishes! We have  compiled a few recipes with a twist on the original caprese salad that combine the freshness of garden veggies with the flavor of caprese. Whether it’s for a main dish or a side dish, your guests are sure to love these delicious meals! Cucumber Caprese Salad : By Carly First, we have a light and…

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Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice

Sugar and spice And everything nice. That’s what little girls are made of. For our daughter Avery’s first and second birthday parties, I had known exactly what I wanted the party themes to be. When this year rolled around, life had gotten a lot busier and we were just planning a party with our immediate family. My first thought was that I wouldn’t do anything that involved too much effort. My second thought was, that maybe I should let her…

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