Posts Categorized: chic

DIY Gold Vintage Signage

We’ve been at the new Chic HQ since the beginning of January and honestly we haven’t really had time to do a whole heck of a lot decor wise. It doesn’t bother me so much in the back offices or in the kitchen, but the main room (where guests enter through and staff works on… Read more »

Cereal Milk Shot

You may be thinking – What the heck is a Cereal Milk Shot?? Are you familiar with the taste of the last couple bites of a super sugary cereal? When the sugar has dissolved into the milk and it’s sinfully sweet. Well that’s exactly what this is. An alcoholic shot that tastes just like that…. Read more »

Quote of the Day

With Mother’s day this weekend, I’ve been thinking a lot about what it actually means to be a mother. Given that I’m not a mother myself, I can only look at this through the eyes of a daughter – a grateful one at that. When I saw this quote I immediately thought of my own… Read more »

“Egg”static Place-cards

Time is of the essence! Especially when you’re hosting a holiday. To look like the “hostess with the mostess” that you truly are, all you need is to incorporate a few special details into your decor this Easter Sunday. One quick and easy way to pull together a table is to make chic Easter place… Read more »

St. Patrick’s Day Almond Butter Cups

Looking for a quick and fun treat to make this St. Patrick’s Day? I’ve got one just for you that I concocted out of 2 (yes you read that right) ingredients! This is a variation of  the beloved Peanut Butter Cup and can be whipped up in about 10 minutes. It’s great for those with… Read more »

Giveaway: Clodagh’s Kitchen Diaries

UPDATE: SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED.  CONGRATS TO OUR WINNER, TERI L!! We have an exciting Giveaway for you! Our friend, Clodagh McKenna, Irish chef and writer extraordinaire, recently released her fourth book last month: Clodagh’s Kitchen Diaries. I love the way she formatted this cookbook; it takes you through a year of cooking inspiration month-by-month…. Read more »

Month in Review: February

Hello Friends! Since February is coming to a quick close, here’s a little picture recap of some of our February festivities. This month it has been our mission to bring you a wide range of ideas on how to live fabulously with little time and resources. From building a chic tablescape out of items from… Read more »

Fridge Facelift

Ever since I moved into my apartment last summer, I have had a resentment towards the dingy, old and unappealing piece of machinery that acts as our refrigerator. It works just fine and is not much different than most rental fridges, but I felt it was begging for a little makeover. So, after much brainstorming,… 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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