Monkey On Your Back

Cheeky Monkey

Cheeky Monkey

The regal part of me has always wanted to sit for a portrait, but the quirky part of me can’t fathom what I’d do with a piece of artwork so banal. Solution: Monkey Museum! From what I gather, it’s a group of artists (who may or may not be married, not sure because the verbiage on their website could either mean that they’ve been brought together by one singular artistic vision, or that they are in fact legally married) who create your very own self-portrait as a monkey or monkey family. They have monkey cats and monkey dogs… and pretty much will paint anything into a monkey. It’s the epitome of unique and zany and I’m dying to see a monkey Dave and a monkey Rachel on the wall at the end of our hallway!

About The Chic

Back in 2004 when I was looking to name my events company, I stumbled across the word 'Chic' in an old dictionary. The definition was: “a fashionable lifestyle, ideology, or pursuit”. I fell in love with the word and the idea that chic is the pursuit of something better, prettier, or cooler than you are today. Chic isn’t a state of being or even a destination, chic is the journey you take on the way to something greater. ~Rachel

Rachel's Latest Answer

Question: From RJ in Los Angeles Hi Rachel! We had a gathering last night where quite a few kids (mostly toddlers) showed up with their parents. My husband and I are childless, but love kids and aren’t afraid of messes/things breaking, etc. But, one of the mothers made a comment about “another friend of hers… Read more »

Have a question? Ask Rachel