Holidays

Happy Valentine’s Day

by Janelle 02.14.2012
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  Wishing you a happy Valentine’s Day from The Chic Brûlée! I hope this special day is filled with love, laughter and of course some delicious sweet treats! “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” -Dr. Seuss This post would not be complete without a special […]

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Low Fat Fudgy Ghost Cupcakes

by Janelle 10.24.2011
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If you are looking for a spooky, fun dessert for Halloween, look no further than my Low Fat Fudgy Ghost Cupcakes. With low-fat cake batter (recipe courtesy of Skinny Taste), made with Dark Chocolate Fudge Cake Mix, canned pumpkin and water (that’s it!) and my very own recipe for homemade whipped vanilla meringue frosting, these […]

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Mommy & Mini… Matching Dresses for Mother’s Day

by Janelle 05.07.2011

Some of your favorite designers are rolling out matching dresses for mother’s and their stylish little girls. From Lilly Pulitzer to Dolce & Gabbana, some of the chicest styles are now available in both adult and kids sizes just in time for Mother’s Day. It’s an adorable gift idea that can be enjoyed all summer […]

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Throw a Kentucky Derby Party!

by Janelle 05.06.2011
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Saturday is the Kentucky Derby so if you can’t make it to Churchill Downs then it’s about time to plan your fabulously fancy Kentucky Derby Party. With just a few easy recipes, you can create an elegant Southern party to watch this legendary race.First step – whip up the Mint Juleps.

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Ole! Plan the Perfect Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

by Janelle 05.01.2011
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Cinco de Mayo is coming up on Thursday and I have all the ideas you need to throw a stylish and fun fiesta! If you live in NYC, you know how hard it is to get a resy at the city’s top Mexican hotspots, so why not throw your own party? With summer right around […]

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Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts for HER!

by Janelle 02.10.2011

Still stumped on what to get your lady for Valentine’s Day? I got you covered. Check out these chic finds that I guarantee she will love. All available to grab in NYC or with free rush shipping online! Where to Buy: Narciso Rodriguez available at Saks or Sephora Setai Club & Spa Wall Street, NY, […]

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Last Minute Gifts for THE STYLISH MAN this Valentine’s Day

by Janelle 02.07.2011

Still haven’t gotten your man his gift for Valentine’s Day? I got you covered. If your guy is anything like mine, he loves to dress well. Check out my favorite picks for stylish last-minute gifts he will love. All available in NYC or online with complimentary rush shipping. Pick out your favorite and get on […]

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It’s Almost Valentine’s Day!

by Janelle 01.20.2011

“Sweet Bliss” Solid Heart Chocolate, $28 Ahhh Valentine’s Day. Here begins one of my many posts on where to go, what to do and most importantly, what to buy. My fav gift store, Henri Bendel, jumpstarts the heart-filled season with an abundance of adorable baubles to get you in the spirit. Check them out after […]

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Happy National Dark Chocolate Day!

by Janelle 11.10.2010

My kind of holiday. Today (and every day for that matter) let’s celebrate all of the amazing benefits of eating dark chocolate. According to many health professionals, dark chocolate contains many antioxidants (nearly 8 times the number found in strawberries) and can keep your heart running well by lowering your blood pressure and cholesterol. Looking […]

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