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Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Rachel recently tried out this new potato salad recipe for her sister’s birthday and posted a photo of it on Facebook. She asked you all if you were interested in the recipe…and of course, we went crazy for it! So we decided to make a post to showcase the awesomeness that is Loaded Baked Potato… Read more »

Sherbet Church Punch

I have to confess that I had no clue what Sherbet Church Punch was during our editor’s meeting. All the ladies looked at me like if I was missing out on the greatest creation ever invented. So naturally they all proceeded to tell me just exactly what a sherbet punch is and informed me that… Read more »

Lasagna Grilled Cheese

What do you get when you smash together two delicious cheesy dishes? A classic grilled cheese with the comfort of leftover lasagna? You end up with one delicious sandwich, Lasagna Grilled Cheese! It’s the ultimate grilled cheese and I’m excited to share it with you guys.  We wanted the flavor of garlic bread to go… Read more »

Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup

Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup, sounds complicated right? Well no, it’s not! It’s actually super easy to whip up. Just throw a couple cans of black beans, stock, spices and sautéed veggies into a slow cooker, set and forget. Leave it cooking all day before you head out to work and then come home to… Read more »

String Cheese Mozzarella Sticks

Fried mozzarella sticks are one of those classic appetizers that I can’t really say no to. I mean it’s fried melted cheese for crying out loud! What’s not to like? A cool trick we’re obsessed with, here at The Chic, is to make String Cheese Mozzarella Sticks! They’re the perfect size when you cut them… Read more »

Store Bought Lemonade Makeover

We’re making three kinds of lemonade using store bought frozen concentrate. There’s something for everyone. The first one up is a spicy lemonade! We’re going to take a regular lemonade and mix it with a few other store bought ingredients to jazz it up. You can decide how spicy to make it! The next one… 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 »

Minestrone Pasta Salad

One of my favorite soups is a minestrone. I love all the veggies and pasta in it, so I thought it would be a great idea to turn that soup into a summer side dish! Minestrone Pasta Salad has all the great flavors from the original dish, and it’s super easy to make.  You can… Read more »

Beet Juice Bloody Mary

We absolutely love working with cool brands here at Chic so we’re always excited when someone reaches out to us about featuring a product on the site. BUT, when a company reaches out to you that’s based in your small hometown? Well that makes you feel like a rock star!  Rock star moment over, I… 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 »

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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