Easy Holiday Bark

I’ve always been the kind of person that wanted to make brittle during the holidays, but I never did because it seemed too complicated. I didn’t have time to fiddle around with a candy thermometer and worry about the sugar cooking or not cooking. It’s too much. So here at The Chic we came up… Read more »

Slow-Cooker Hot Cocoa

Here at Chic we’re big fans of a slow-cooker recipe! So we thought it would be a great idea to make hot chocolate in the slow-cooker. It’s perfect for parties and with a few helpful tricks from us, you can set up your own Hot Cocoa Bar at your next holiday party!  This is a… Read more »

Chocolate Coconut Cream Pie

Seriously, the coolest thing about this pie is the fact that I totally made it up in my head. I mean, obviously I’ve dreamed up recipes before on this site but this wasn’t like that. I didn’t make this recipe up for the site, it was one I made up for my book, Party Girl…. Read more »

Pumpkin Pecan Pie Cinnamon Rolls

We’re all about recipe mash-ups here at The Chic, and we’re super excited about this one in particular. It’s pumpkin pie mashed with pecan pie mashed with cinnamon rolls. Let’s not even think about it, let’s just make them!  The first step is getting the brown sugar pecan layer started.   Spread this butter and… Read more »

Pumpkin Roll

The pumpkin roll was as much a part of my holiday as a turkey on Thanksgiving or a Christmas tree in December. Because it’s tradition I look forward to making (and devouring) pumpkin rolls whenever the weather turns cold. Watch the video below where I explain why I love them so much and then scroll… Read more »

Leftover Halloween Candy Apple Salad

I don’t know about you, but we always have a bunch of Halloween candy leftover, and then it’s just laying around the house waiting to be eaten. Why not turn it into a dessert? This leftover halloween candy apple salad is the perfect treat to take those mini chocolate bars and combine it with chopped… Read more »

Big Hero 6 Cupcakes

With the release of the new Disney Movie, Big Hero 6 fast approaching, we wanted to show our love for Disney by making these adorable Baymax cupcakes! They’re super easy to make using boxed cake mix and store bought frosting. Add a jumbo marshmallow on top painting his eyes with black food gel icing! They’re… Read more »

Fruit Filled Chimichangas

Growing up my mom made fruit filled chimichangas for us often as a dessert. It’s an unusual recipe to be sure but so delicious you won’t even mind that you’ve never heard of it until now. Watch the video below where I explain why I love it show you how to make it then keep… Read more »

Strawberry Cheesecake Turnovers

I’m all for being able to eat cheesecake on the go. We all love a good cheesecake over here at The Chic, but somehow the thought of making an entire cheesecake from scratch just sounds like too much work. So we’ve turned the classic strawberry cheesecake into turnovers! They’re easy to make, using store bought… Read more »

Texas Sheet Cake

Texas Sheet Cake was one of my favorite desserts growing up. Watch this short video where I explain why… or skip right on down for the best little dessert ever! ~Rachel    Start by melting 1 cup butter in a small saucepan and stirring it with 1/4 cup cocoa powder and 1 cup water over medium-high… Read more »

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

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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 »

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