The Struggle Bus

The past few weeks have been some of the most challenging days I’ve had in a while. While I did have some amazing days throughout (like my sister’s wedding, where I danced my booty off), I had some days where I reallllly struggled to cope with everything I had going on. I recognize that my… Continue reading The Struggle Bus

recipes, wellness

Satisfying my Sweet Tooth

Hey all you cool cats and kittens. Most people who know me know that I have a HUGE sweet tooth. Sophomore year of college, my roommate Elaine’s friend came to visit and she so kindly pointed out, “Mackenzie is literally always eating candy” … and she’s absolutely correct. So props to Caitlin for being observant… Continue reading Satisfying my Sweet Tooth


Let’s Talk Dessert

I’ve always been a HUGE dessert gal. When I was little, my favorite dessert was an oreo brownie hot fudge sundae at Dairy Queen. My aunt always jokes about the time when she asked me if she could have a bite, and I responded with “Sure, as long as you don’t take any oreo, brownie,… Continue reading Let’s Talk Dessert


Opting Out of the Food Competition

Living in a small (but lovely) town of about 400 people means there can be limited opportunities for activities to do. Because one can only go to so many movies, and I’m past the point of hanging out in the Walmart parking lot (thank God), I’ve gone out to eat a lot in my 20… Continue reading Opting Out of the Food Competition


Ditching the “Eff it” Attitude

I hope everyone had a fun and relaxing Fourth of July weekend! I know I did. I got to catch up with a lot of friends who I hadn’t seen in a while, I spent my whole Saturday playing Marco Pollo with my little cousins in the pool, and I ate home-made ice cream. What… Continue reading Ditching the “Eff it” Attitude