Posts Categorized: Thanksgiving

Chic At Home in Kentucky

Happy Thanksgiving!  Today I’m opening my door and inviting y’all into my home.  As a girl who grew up in Southern California, I never dreamed that I would one day call the bluegrass home, but Lexington, Kentucky stole my heart.  It was love at first sight I think.   I just don’t know how you… Read more »

Thanksgiving Side Dishes Round-Up

Thanksgiving is a week away!  Are you ready?  Is your menu prepared?  Are your recipes accounted for?  If you are still lacking on a couple side dishes, worry not.  I’ve complied a collection of side dishes to help you out. While everyone looks forward to the turkey, I get excited about the side dishes.  I… Read more »

Thanksgiving Tree

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays!  There’s something truly special about a holiday that forces you to stop and really count your blessings.  As a tradition my family makes a list of things we’re thankful for every year, and I turn that list into a Thanksgiving tree! It’s a simple project that makes for… Read more »

Gratitude Journals

Thanksgiving is less than a week away? Why do the holidays always hit me like a moving bus?! Although it’s come a little too fast for me, I simply love Thanksgiving traditions. Beyond the food and family, I look forward to taking that moment to figure out what I’m most thankful for. This year, I… Read more »

Leafy Table Labels

Every Thanksgiving, my family members all contribute their signature dish to our annual buffet-style feast. Uncle Eddie is on turkey duty, Mom prepares the yams, Aunt Karen makes the pumpkin cake, Grandma whips up her famous jello mold, and so-on. This year I thought it would be a nice touch if we actually labeled our… Read more »

The Hollis Family Thanksgiving

I don’t know about you but I love to see how other people do things, especially a holiday! Does your family do the green bean casserole like our does? Do you dress really fancy or wear jeans to the table? Do you have Thanksgiving dessert display or serve only pumpkin pie? I’m so curios, and… Read more »

Petite Pumpkin Pies

Once again, I have volunteered to make the desserts for this year’s Thanksgiving. I am not complaining though… I actually try my hardest to be the first to r.s.v.p. so I have yet another reason to bake! Along with a varitety of puddings and sugar cookies…a MUST is the traditional pumpkin pie.  But this year… 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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