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 »

Coffee Cake Cookies

One of my ALL time favorite treats is a cinnamon crumb coffee cake. It usually reminds me of when I was in elementary school and they’d serve us a big square piece of that cake. We’ve taken that classic morning bread and turned it into an incredible cookie, Coffee Cake Cookies! They’re super easy to… Read more »

Apple Pie Milkshakes

Apple pie milkshakes are one of those desserts that you can indulge in every once in a while! It’s like combining two classic treats and turning it into an out of this world experience. Yes. Experience. Making milkshakes is actually a lot of fun and in the end you get this yummy dessert that you… Read more »

Guardians of the Galaxy Cake

In case you haven’t seen it yet, let me be the first to tell you. Guardians of the Galaxy is the best movie of the summer… possibly the whole year! I absolutely loved it! It was funny, action packed and there was a great little romance (that didn’t feel like the typical cheesy variety you… Read more »

Texas Cowboy Cookies

  We shared these Texas Cowboy Cookies on the site a few years ago, but we love them so much, that we thought it was a good idea to remake and reshoot them for you guys. Emphasis on the remake part, just so we could re-eat them. The recipe comes from Rachel’s family and I’m… Read more »

Disney Planes Dessert

It comes as no surprise that everyone in the Hollis family is a big fan of Disney movies! Since I have three little boys they’re especially excited about the release of the new Disney Planes movie. As usual, if they love something, I try and figure out fun ways to weave it into their birthday… Read more »

It’s It Ice Cream Pie

I’d never had an It’s It ice cream sandwich before—what’s worse, I never even heard of it—until a couple of weeks ago. All that changed when Rachel opened my eyes to one of the most delicious frozen treats I’ve ever had. Two cinnamon oatmeal cookies sandwiched between vanilla ice cream and then dipped in dark… Read more »

Cookie S’mores

Every year at Girl Scout Camp we made Cookie S’mores. If you’ve never had them before, it might seem simple but trust me, it’s about nine thousand times better than regular s’mores! The reason being, the chocolate melts as soon as it touches the marshmallow. Normally your chocolate just sort of sits there but in… 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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