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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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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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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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Back to College Must Haves

It’s that time of year again where we trade pools for planners, tanning for textbooks, and sunglasses for studying. It’s back to school! Whether you are a freshman or a senior, it’s time to double check if you have everything you need for the school year! When I was going into my first year of college, I dusted off an old suitcase and was ready to jam it full of things I would need for college. I had no idea where…

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Blogging Break

Hey guys! You may have noticed that Carchellany has been on a bit of a hiatus, but don’t worry we’re back! This was an unplanned break, but hey, life happens right? We decided to focus on the things in our life outside of social media, which included: moving, graduating, and having babies (It’s a girl!). Enjoying the moments and people in our life is so important, so when they call for extra attention, we’ve got to listen up! We still…

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Perfect Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift Idea

In case you haven’t heard, Mother’s day is just around the corner! So, let this be your warning: Don’t forget to do something special for her because we all know she deserves it! Every year, around Mother’s Day, I think, “How can I spoil my Mom, make her feel special, but stay within my budget?” My thoughts usually lead me to crafting! (I mean, I’ve been doing that since I was 5 and she has always seemed to like it, so…

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Spring Capsule Wardrobe

Here is a look at our fabulous Spring capsule wardrobe! We used under 10 pieces to create 12 different outfits! Check out the photos below to see seven of them! Each item is a solid piece that can be layered or paired with almost every other item in the group! Feel free to comment with any questions you may have about where items are from or outfit ideas! Enjoy! Get it: Teva Leather Ankle Boots Get it: Brown Fossil Wallet Get it: New Balance 696…

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DIY Mercury Glass

How To Mercury Glass

If there is one thing that you need to know about me, and really all the women in my family, is that we love getting the best deal! For my mom that means couponing, for me that usually means carrying things around the store until I come up with a reason why I don’t need or why it costs too much! (Ask my sister-in-law, she says I have a real problem.) “Let’s all have a moment of silence for all…

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