Barbecue Outfit Idea: Memorial Day to the Beach

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer, but look officially stylish with these three Memorial Day Outfit ideas to wear to a barbecue, the beach or a farmer’s market! Barbecue Outfit Idea Wear a colorful maxi dress in a soft, lightweight fabric. Pair with a straw hat and bag, and a pair of espadrilles […]

How to Wear Red Pants and Other Red Items

February is Heart Awareness Month and it is also a month of Valentines! Everywhere you go, you’ll see red: red pants, red sweaters, and red jackets to name a few. But how do you wear red pants, or what outfits with red pants can you throw together? What about outfits ideas for a red jacket? […]

Mosquito Mayhem

Last year we redesigned our backyard. However, by the time we were done, it was August and we didn’t get to enjoy much of it during the short New England summer. Yet, what made it really unusable, were all the mosquitoes that came out around the time we would want to enjoy a summer dinner […]

Charlene DeLoach’s Football Game Dip Recipe

It is time for football playoffs! and what could be better than an awesome dip recipe to serve during the game. Everyone always says, “Can you ask Charlene DeLoach to make that special dip she always makes?” It is a hit! I love this cottage cheese dip recipe because it is low in fat and […]

Fritos Dips

Most parties have chips and dip, but how do you prevent the dip doldrums? Some blogging friends and I got together for a “Chip and Dip” #PerfectPairing party sponsored by Frito-Lay to share some recipes. It was a fun (and tasty) night. ┬áThere were five of us and each of us brought a bag of […]

Spring and Summer Fashion Trends

For Beauty and Fashion Week here at CharleneChronicles, we have talked about beauty. Specifically,┬áskin care and makeup routines. Now let’s talk fashion. What are the trends for spring? And how can we fit it into our wardrobe without breaking the bank? I am a huge fan of Marshalls and T.J. Maxx, even since I was […]