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Rachel Hollis is the founder of the popular lifestyle blog www.thechicsite.com 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 Today.com, Yahoo.com, 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 Celebrations.com. 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.

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An Inside Look At An Incredible Kitchen Remodel

(0) Comments | Posted August 31, 2015 | 1:37 PM


My kitchen is basically Design-By-Pinterest. That's the cool thing about gutting your kitchen and starting from scratch... you can dream up anything. The process was long and pretty terrible (two little kids + a pregnant woman without a kitchen = no bueno) but it all turned out great. Check out all the pictures HERE!


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Freezable Breakfast Burritos Just Made Weekday Mornings Infinitely Better

(0) Comments | Posted August 26, 2015 | 11:31 AM


I love knowing my kids have a well balanced breakfast in the morning, but during the school year there's little to no time to prepare one. That's why I prep freezable breakfast burritos beforehand! A delicious breakfast that is guaranteed to keep them full until lunch.
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What I Learned From Being Sick

(0) Comments | Posted August 24, 2015 | 6:14 PM

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About a year and a half ago I was really sick.

When it first started I thought maybe I was fighting the flu or that I wasn't getting enough sleep. But as days went by it got progressively worse. I felt dizzy...

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5 Cupcake Recipes Worth Every Calorie

(2) Comments | Posted August 21, 2015 | 5:48 PM

I know I've told you this before but I'll tell you again, I love dessert! If I go out to dinner you better believe I'm ordering it. At the top of my list of favorite sweet treats are cupcakes. Try one of these delicious recipes worth every single...

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5 Special Back to School Treats for Kids and Mom

(0) Comments | Posted August 10, 2015 | 1:12 PM

It's that time of year again. The time where we head to Target to stock up on school supplies and send the kiddos on their way. Since back to school season can get pretty hectic I've come up with a few ways to help make this year a...

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6 Delicious & Easy Summer Slow Cooker Recipes

(0) Comments | Posted August 7, 2015 | 5:22 PM

I'm sure you agree, time saving recipes are lifesavers for busy families! That's why I try to streamline dinner as much as possible. Try one of my slow cooker recipes for summer and keep from heating up the whole house tonight!

Shredded Chicken Tacos
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7 Staples Every Woman Needs In Her Closet This Season

(0) Comments | Posted August 7, 2015 | 2:48 PM

My rule of thumb when I buy something (usually from Target or J.Crew) is that I have to see myself wearing it four different ways. I prefer to have a few great items I wear a lot, rather than a lot of things I hardly ever...

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5 Easy Ways to Elevate Your "Mom Style"

(0) Comments | Posted August 7, 2015 | 2:20 PM

Being a mom is hard work! We have a million and one things to worry about and honestly our style is often at the bottom of that list. Here are five ways to easily keep up with your style as an on-the-go mom!

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8 Simple Signature Summer Cocktails

(0) Comments | Posted August 5, 2015 | 6:14 PM

Being an event planner for many years I became a sucker for the signature cocktail, that's why I'm always coming up with new cocktail creations whenever I can. Here are six of my favorite must-try concoctions for your next summertime soiree!

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5 Ways to Upgrade Your Pancakes This Weekend

(0) Comments | Posted July 28, 2015 | 9:43 AM

A breakfast recipe you can never go wrong whipping up? Pancakes! My family loves them! Here are five ways to spice up your pancakes this weekend, making them a little more fun and even more delicious.

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7 Simple DIYs to Elevate Your Home Now

(0) Comments | Posted July 24, 2015 | 5:58 PM

My home is my nest and by far my favorite place on earth to be. That's why it's so important for me to keep it feeling fresh and welcoming. Here are seven of my simple DIYs to help you add a little something extra to your home this...

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6 Perfect Dip Recipes For Your Next Party

(0) Comments | Posted July 24, 2015 | 3:00 PM

Dips are meant to be appetizers and snacks, however, whenever I encounter one that I like it ends up becoming my entire meal. Here are six of my favorites dip recipes that always end up as dinner, and maybe even lunch the next day.

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7 Simple & Delicious Summer Salads

(0) Comments | Posted July 24, 2015 | 10:32 AM

It's summer, which means I'm eating a lot of salad and that can get boring. I love to get creative with my cooking so I eat healthy without pulling out my hair. Here are seven of my favorite summer recipes to keep your salad rotation fresh and exciting!

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5 Perfect Pasta Salads for Summer

(0) Comments | Posted July 21, 2015 | 12:42 AM

There's just something about summer that makes me want to eat pasta salad at every turn. Try some of my best pasta salads for lunch this week, or even better make one for a gathering this weekend. Let's just say calling it a salad masks the carb count!...

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5 Summer Salads To Go!

(0) Comments | Posted July 17, 2015 | 10:19 PM

Summertime calls for light meals on-the-go that are super easy to make, but not lacking in flavor. That's why I've turned some of my favorite salads into grab-and-go meals easy for busy bodies like you!

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8 No-Bake Summer Desserts

(0) Comments | Posted July 15, 2015 | 10:21 AM

I will not lie to you, I love dessert! If it was acceptable to eat it for every meal, I would! And since now you're craving something sweet, and it is summer time and all, here are a few of my favorite no-bake desserts.

Shortcake Parfaits

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5 Unexpected Grilling Recipes to Fire Up This Labor Day

(0) Comments | Posted July 14, 2015 | 12:56 PM

Labor Day weekend means it's officially the end of summer, which also means the end of grilling season has come once again. If you're planning one final hurrah before you store away the charcoal I've got you covered. Try one of my five unexpected recipes that are sure to impress...

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9 Ways To Take A 4th of July Party To The Next Level

(0) Comments | Posted July 2, 2015 | 8:56 AM

In my opinion there are three things that make for a good party: signature drinks, great food and beautiful decorations! Add a few of these tips below to this weekend's gathering and you're guaranteed to have the party everyone can't stop talking about.

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6 Quick and Easy Breakfast Recipes for Summer

(0) Comments | Posted July 1, 2015 | 5:01 PM

Breakfast is my favorite meal, hands down! But as a a mom, mornings are hectic and I don't always have time to make myself something to eat before I leave for work. Quick and easy options are a must! That's why I'm always coming up with new ways to consume...

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6 DIYs to Remedy the Summer Heat

(3) Comments | Posted June 24, 2015 | 8:29 AM

As much as I love soaking up the sun, the summer heat takes a toll on my hair and skin. That's why I've come up with these six DIY's perfect for the whole family.

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