Posts Categorized: My Chic Life

10 Ways to Make Your Kid Feel Special

Riding the bus to school was a big flippin deal. It meant I was a big kid now. A first grader. I had arrived. The day before, my mother had driven me to the school to do a little walk-through. She showed me the yard where the school bus would drop all of us off…. Read more »

Kiddo Quote

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Caramel Apple Cheesecake

Cheesecake is my all time favorite dessert. However, making cheesecake is really difficult for most. That’s why we have a bit of a Cheesecake “cheater” recipe that’ll fulfill your cheesecake craving without the hassle of making it from scratch. Did I mention it also has a crispy cookie-like topping with apples and caramel drizzle? Side… Read more »

Leek & Mushroom Tart

Boy, do we have a great cooking lesson in store for you! Recently, I was invited to hang out with Chef Whitney Flood of Muddy Leek. He showed me how to recreate their oh-so-delicious Leek & Mushroom Tart. I like to think of this dish as a sophisticated pot pie. The flaky, buttery crust mixed 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 »

Love Potion

Happy Valentine’s Day! What are YOU drinking tonight? We’re sipping on this delicious and fruity champagne cocktail! Whether you’re celebrating with your love, your girls or your DVR, here is a simple bubbly cocktail to put your feet up with this Valentine’s Day. Ingredients: -Chandon Rose -Triple Sec -Pomegranate juice -Raspberries (for garnish) Tools: -Cocktail… Read more »