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Rachel Hollis
Rachel Hollis is the founder of the popular lifestyle blog and Los Angeles-based event-planning firm, Chic Events. At 27, she was named by Inc. Magazine as one of the “Top 30 Entrepreneurs under 30.” She has designed and produced fabulous parties for many of Hollywood’s elite, including Bradley Cooper, Rashida Jones, Al Gore, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ivanka Trump, Jamie King, and Cuba Gooding Jr. (just to name a few). Hollis is also the author of the Amazon Bestselling women’s fiction series, “The Girls” published by Lake Union Publishing. The second book in the series, Sweet Girl was released in May 2015 and the third in the series, Smart Girl is slated for January 2016. In addition, Thomas Dunne Books will publish Rachel’s cookbook entitled Practically Chic in September 2016. Fancy Trash is an irreverent collection of recipes for affordable meals presented so polished you'd never know their "lowbrow" origins. Most recently, Hollis garnered notoriety for an inspirational Facebook post that went viral receiving 470k likes and 64k shares to date. Virtually every major media outlet covered the post across the world, specifically,, Good Morning America, and People Magazine. Better Homes and Gardens also named Hollis the Best Blogger for Entertaining.

In addition, Rachel has appeared as a lifestyle expert for The Rachael Ray Show, The Talk, EXTRA, The Nate Berkus Show, The Steve Harvey Show, KTLA Morning News, Fox 5, Better TV and a regular contributor on PopSugar TV and She has been featured in People, InStyle, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Parade, OK! Weekly, Entertainment Weekly, Better Homes and Gardens, Traditional Home, Entrepreneur, and Grace Ormand and on the TV shows Jilted and I Do Over for the WE Network, The Traveler’s Guide to Life on the Travel Channel and Self Made for WealthTV.

Entries by Rachel Hollis

7 Last-Minute Thanksgiving Hosting Tips

(0) Comments | Posted November 23, 2015 | 3:05 PM

Holiday season is officially here! Tomorrow is all about spending time with the ones you love and of course, eating delicious food. That's why I've compiled my tips for making sure your Thanksgiving is stress-free!

1. Try A Signature Cocktail

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4 Ways to Style One Skirt for the Holidays

(0) Comments | Posted November 12, 2015 | 2:11 PM

You know that fabulous skirt you purchased because it was just so darn cute? And now you have no clue when or where, or really how you're going to wear it? No need to stress, I've got you covered! Here...

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5 Side Dishes You Must Serve This Thanksgiving

(0) Comments | Posted November 10, 2015 | 3:32 PM

Thanksgiving is almost here which means it's time to start planning your holiday menu. I love having a slew of sides made for my guests to choose from. Try one, or all, of my newest side additions for this year's menu at your own holiday gathering.

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4 Ways to Accessorize Jeans and a T-Shirt for Fall

(0) Comments | Posted November 10, 2015 | 1:26 PM

I am definitely a jeans and t-shirt kind of girl. That's why I love coming up with new and cute ways to style my staples. Here are four ways for you to wear basics this fall.

1. Meetings: Grab this blazer, printed clutch,...

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3 Slow-Cooker Chili Recipes to Serve This Fall

(0) Comments | Posted November 9, 2015 | 6:02 PM

It's not winter until you've served up a batch of chili. That's why we have not just one but THREE slow-cooker chili recipes to try on The Chic Site. Try them all, I guarantee you won't be disappointed.

1. Slow- Cooker Vegetarian Chili

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6 Easy Dinners Your Kids Will Actually Eat

(0) Comments | Posted November 9, 2015 | 5:39 PM

Sometimes coming up with a dinner your kids will actually eat is frustrating. That's why I try too develop recipes on The Chic Site that are guaranteed to be kid-friendly! Try one for dinner this week and let me know what the family thinks.

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6 Traditional Thanksgiving Sides Made Better

(0) Comments | Posted October 30, 2015 | 2:32 PM

Trust me, Thanksgiving dinner is one of my favorites, but sometimes the traditional sides can become mundane. Here are 6 sides creatively elevated to give Thanksgiving this year, a kick!

1. Potatoes Au Gratin

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4 Ways to Use Up Leftover Halloween Candy

(0) Comments | Posted October 30, 2015 | 2:14 PM

Now that Halloween is over I'm sure you're stuck with a ton of leftover candy. Here are four delicious recipes to help you use it up in a yummy and unique way!

1. Milky Way Brownies

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5 Delicious Miniature Desserts to Serve This Thanksgiving

(0) Comments | Posted October 27, 2015 | 3:21 PM

I love the idea of taking a dessert and turning it into single size servings for my guests. Why not try something new this thanksgiving? Instead of making one cherry pie, try miniature cherry pie cookies, or perhaps individually portioned cheesecakes. Here are a few of my favorite miniature desserts...

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7 Potato Side Dishes to Make Thanksgiving Infinitely Better

(0) Comments | Posted October 23, 2015 | 4:10 PM

To me potatoes are their very own food group. I would definitely eat them at every meal (topped with loads of cheese, of course) if I could still fit into my skinny jeans! Check out some of my favorite, and unique, ways to incorporate potatoes into a meal.

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The Perfect Slow Cooker Pot Roast for Tonight's Dinner

(0) Comments | Posted October 22, 2015 | 2:33 PM

For as long as it's been published on The Chic Site this Balsamic Pot Roast has been one of our most popular recipes. The pictures are nothing fancy but the results are to die for! Plug in your slow cooker and make this cozy fall recipe...

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Delicious Slow Cooker Soup Recipes For Fall

(0) Comments | Posted October 16, 2015 | 6:37 PM

I love soup! I'm aware most people prefer to wait until the weather changes and the cold air returns, not me. I'm one of those people who will happily eat it all year round. But now that it's officially fall and beginning to get cold, I've rounded up my favorite...

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5 Best Tricks & Treats for Halloween

(0) Comments | Posted October 14, 2015 | 6:13 PM

I LOVE Halloween! Every year I make costumes for our family, create spooky treats for The Chic Site, and decorate our house accordingly. Without fail I always have more fun than I did the year before. So, here are five of my tips for you to have your...

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7 Fall Slow Cooker Recipes Perfect For Dinner

(0) Comments | Posted October 12, 2015 | 9:56 AM

There's something about fall and slow cookers that go hand-in-hand. Maybe it's because school is back in session and easy prep meals are a must? Or maybe it's the cool breeze making me crave something extra warm? Either way here are seven of my...

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Chili, Chowder And Stew: 6 Recipes Perfect For Fall

(0) Comments | Posted October 9, 2015 | 4:22 PM

It's finally fall which means I want to eat anything in chili, chowder or stew form. When its cold outside I can't help but crave everything warm and savory. So, I'm sharing six of my favorite recipes to serve up this season.

1. Slow-Cooker Turkey...

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7 Ways To Upgrade Your Halloween Party

(0) Comments | Posted October 2, 2015 | 4:20 PM

Halloween is my absolute favorite holiday! I love coming up with fun costumes for our family, eating lots of candy and of course hosting a fun party! Try some of these great tips to hosting the perfect Halloween gathering.

Candy Corn Shooters
Because combining candy and...

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How To Style Your Porch For Fall

(0) Comments | Posted September 30, 2015 | 8:02 PM

Happy Fall, Ya'll! I don't know about you but I LOVE changing up our front porch decor with each season or holiday. Come check out My Front Porch using simple tips and tricks to create a beautiful entryway in no time.

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6 Hacks To Organize Your Office Space

(0) Comments | Posted September 24, 2015 | 5:42 PM

I don't know about you, but I cannot work in a cluttered environment. I like my desk to be tidy, my to-do list to be written and my office space to be well kept. If you're like me, you will find these tips very useful! Here are six...

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5 Easy 45 Minute (Or Less) Dinners

(0) Comments | Posted September 14, 2015 | 3:11 PM

There's enough you have to do as a parent before bedtime, that's why my goal is to make dinner as stress-free as possible. Try one of my easy prep meals that takes less than 45 minutes all in! Less dishes, fuller bellies and more family time.

Chicken, Mushroom...

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10 No-Brainer Hacks To Organize Your Home

(1) Comments | Posted September 11, 2015 | 3:13 PM

I am the first person to admit I am a bit obsessive about organization. I like every aspect of my world to remain tidy from my home to my office and that's why you'll find lots of organizational tips on The Chic Site. Here are 10 of my...

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