Homemade Avocado Mask Recipe

  Melinda is trying our homemade avocado mask! It’s great for the winter when your skin is feeling dry. Avocados are rich in natural oils and potassium. It’s easy (and tasty!) Just use 1/2 of an avocado, 2 tbsp of warm water and 2 tbsp of honey. Leave the mask on for 15 minutes and [...]


As we enter 2016 we wanted to share a 2015 Recap of everything exciting that happened this year!   We are very grateful for 2015, this has been an amazing year for us, not only did Melinda turn 30 and celebrated her birthday with over 300 people at the Godfrey rooftop but we have grown [...]

You spoke and we listened..

  Dear friends, Since 2001, The Sassy City Chicks brand has offered shopping events geared towards a sophisticated, cosmopolitan female audience of 21-45 years in search of a ‘girls night out’ experience with beauty, fashion and style. After a short hiatus during the first half of 2013 to listen to our designers and shoppers, as [...]

Chicago’s Biggest Misconceptions…

After having a good laugh about 3 of the funniest misconceptions we’ve heard about ourselves we had to create a post and also wanted to include others around Chicago that wanted to share with us  as it seems everybody has misconceptions! Our personal funniest misconceptions:   1. Being asked if we are lesbians. While we [...]

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Five Peruvian Foods to Try Today

The delicious dishes of Peru are a must-try for those looking to expand their culinary horizons. Most Peruvian dishes feature Latin American staples with influences from Spain, China, Japan, West Africa and even Italy. Peru native Cece Gonzales has shared her five favorite Peruvian dishes for you to try!   Papa a la Huancaina Although [...]

Travel to Peru with Cece & Melinda!

Visit Peru with a Native Travel to South America on a once in a lifetime group trip led by natives. Explore beyond the guidebooks with 5 star accommodations! As you may know, Cece Gonzales was born and raised in Peru and has put together the most thorough and breathtaking 6-day/5 night trip with an English-speaking guide. [...]

Cece & Melinda’s Top 5 Favorite Looks for the Holiday Season

For most women, the holiday season is filled with a dizzying array of events – and each one seems to need a new outfit. From “meeting the family” to a New Years Eve black tie gala, we’ve chosen our favorite looks for each event!   1. The Office Party Office parties tend to be one [...]

2011 Here We Come!

Thank you so much to everyone who attended our 2011 kick off!!! We had an amazing time at Texas de Brazil featuring amazing Brazilian food, drinks and live entertainment!! We had a blast making a splash into 2011 and announcing our event line-up for 2011! If you missed out on all the excitement make sure [...]

Us as Caricatures!

Cece and I attended a fabulous client appreciation party at the Sutton Place Hotel – also where we host The Taste of the Gold Coast. Guests gathered on the second level around the circular bar that frames the corner of the Bellevue Room. The catering was beautifully displayed and absolutely delicious!!! That, combined with the [...]

Brandon Carone’s Birthday Bash!

Cece and I were invited to a night of celebration with birthday boy Brandon Carone, the Director of Nightlife Development for Enclave and Cuvee – arguably two of the hottest of-the-moment nightclubs in the city. The festivities kicked off with tasty margaritas and some spicy dishes at Mercadito, one of our favorite restaurants in the [...]