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SO TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELF

This weekend was exactly what I needed: a double date on Friday, a long stroll on Saturday morning, dinner with friends on Saturday night, and a little work catch-up on Sunday. The glimpse of spring definitely didn't hurt either! This week will be a busy one and I'll get to cross something off my 101 in 1001 list... Stay tuned!

Let's kick off the brand new week with one of my favorite features. Tell me all about you!


Favorite board game: Competitive family Scrabble
Favorite weekend activity: Taking Rory to the dog park followed by brunch outside
Something on today's to do list: Booking flights and hotel for a friend's wedding
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: Paris
Your role model: My mom, who worked in fashion for ~20 years then went back to school to become a nurse!

Now copy and paste the below questionnaire and share your responses in the comments! Can't wait to read. xx

Favorite board game:
Favorite weekend activity:
Something on today's to do list:
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now:
Your role model:



59 comments:

Victoria Norris said...

Hi Mackenzie! Thanks for sharing your favorite things! Here are a few of mine :)

Favorite board game: Sorry
Favorite weekend activity: Catching up on my shows on Netflix
Something on today's to do list: Study for Physics (boo)
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: New York City!
Your role model: Beyoncé - fierce, talented, and philanthropic.

- Victoria
http://victorialnorris.blogspot.com

Hunter said...

I love it when you do these! They are so much fun :)

Favorite board game: Monopoly
Favorite weekend activity: Coffee dates with friends
Something on today's to do list: Send out some emails
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: New York, New York
Your role model: Audrey Hepburn; classy, strong, confident

Hunter
Prep on a Budget

Emily Reyna said...

Favorite board game: either Scatagories or Catch Phrase!
Favorite weekend activity: Sunday: church, and brunch afterwards with loved friends in downtown Charleston!
Something on today's to do list: practice for my presentation in French.
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: either New York or Paris. (But Charleston, SC is pretty great too!)
Your role model: my friend and mentor Becca. She is a couple years ahead of me on life and she knows how to love people, love life, and is the classiest southern lady I know.

Emily

Mary F said...

Favorite board game: scattergories
Favorite weekend activity: waiting my kids' hockey games
Something on today's To-do list: heal
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: nowhere else I'd rather be!
Your role model: my good friend, Jenn. Amazing!

Ellie said...

Favorite board game: Monopoly!
Favorite weekend activity: sleeping in and snuggling
Something on today's to do list: finish cleaning my room
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: London
Your role model: Audrey Hepburn (cliche) for not just her style, but her grace, charity, and brains

SHF said...

Favorite board game: Scrabble
Favorite weekend activity: Spending time with my boyfriend, family, or friends
Something on today's to do list: finish working on a seminar presentation
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: New York
Your role model: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis - she always looked perfectly timeless (plus I love that she became a book editor later in life)!

SHF
thechroniclesofs.blogspot.com

Neely said...

Favorite board game: Monopoly, I've never lost
Favorite weekend activity: Long walks on the Katy Trail
Something on today's to do list: Wedding venue call
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: Chicago
Your role model: My parents always

Neely @ A Complete Waste of Makeup

Sara Langford said...

Favorite board game: Parcheesi!
Favorite weekend activity: Saturday morning brunch + walking to the farmers market with my husband :)
Something on today's to do list: apply for a baking apprenticeship!
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: Paris...or NYC
Your role model: my mom...she's the strongest person I know!

Alexandra Aimee said...

Paris... That would be my first choice too! Or, perhaps Milan? Choices, choices :p

-- Alex at Cashmere Kangaroo

nataliekleeman23 said...


Favorite board game: Scattergories probable!
Favorite weekend activity: Long walks to new coffee shops
Something on today's to do list: Looking at some brains on the computer :)
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: New York or Chicago, but I wish somewhere warm!
Your role model: My boss at work

Trois Petites Filles said...

Favorite board game: Monopoly!
Favorite weekend activity: brunching/being outside/ being with my family
Something on today's to do list: my english project :P
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: Charleston, SC
Your role model: Both of my parents-they've worked so hard to be where they are now.
xo
Hannah
www.troispetitesfilles3.blogspot.com

Lauren said...

Favorite board game: Monopoly
Favorite weekend activity: Book shopping & dinner on Saturday
Something on today's to do list: Workout
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now:Paris
Your role model:My mother

KackyC. said...

Favorite board game: Life with my siblings
Favorite weekend activity: brunching with best friends and hopefully reading something because I never have time too!
Something on today's to do list: Finishing homework I didn't do over spring break
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: London, UK
Your role model: my sister-she is an incredible example of a strong, faithful, and sincere servant of Christ.

-Kacky
www.galsandgrace.blogspot.com

Kyra Saley said...


Favorite board game:Scrabble with my Dad.
Favorite weekend activity: Giving my apartment a good cleaning
Something on today's to do list: A final in my Wine Class!
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: A cabin in the mountains of Montana
Your role model: My nana, she was one of the few women who had a Master's during her time and was an amazing educator

Thanks for giving me the opportunity to share!

Christine said...

Favorite board game: Cranium
Favorite weekend activity: When it's warm, a brunch followed by the farmer's market
Something on today's to do list: Reading a chapter out of my economics book, yuck
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: Paris
Your role model: My parents. They've worked really hard to get where they hard, and they have provided such an amazing life for my siblings and I - I'm blessed beyond word.

ECQ said...

Favorite board game:cards - or yahtzee!!
Favorite weekend activity: having me time - not having to jump out of bed is the biggest gift!
Something on today's to do list: buy a blender
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: california
Your role model: my mom

Caroline said...

Favorite board game: the game of life (but really apples to apples, but I don't think that counts here)
Favorite weekend activity: brunch and exploring new spots in NY
Something on today's to do list: write tomorrow's blog post!
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: Wilmington, NC by the beach
Your role model: my dad

Caroline
www.peachykeencaroline.com

Kylie Mavrakis said...

Favorite board game: Sorry! or Scattergories
Favorite weekend activity: relaxing! going out to lunch with friends
Something on today's to do list: clean up my apartment after my friend having been here all weekend
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: New York City or Greece!
Your role model: my Mom

-Kylie

Linh Vo said...


Good morning!
My fav board game: Monopoly or Cards Against Humanity :)
Favorite weekend activity: Spending time with my baby!
Something on today's to do list: Figuring out how to fix the terrible paint job I just did yesterday on our old wood cabinets in our laundry room :/
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: CA or Chicago
Your role model: Definitely my mom

This was fun!
Linh
http://abeautifulrawr.com

Rachel Medlock said...

How fun!

Favorite board game: Scrabble! I'm such a nerd

Favorite weekend activity: Brunching and exploring adorable Cincinnati neighborhoods

Something on today's to do list: Run!

Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: San Francisco

Your role model: Jane Goodall. An incredibly intelligent and compassionate woman who revolutionized a field.



xx,
Rachel
Suppose Anything Goes


inaworldofbees.com said...

Favorite board game: Clue, I love a mystery
Favorite weekend activity: window shopping, just seeing what is new and getting out of the apartment, which screams you have homework to do.
Something on today's to do list: Study Study Study for my exam today
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: London, I love the sound of it more and more when I read and watch London bloggers and vloggers
Your role model: My mom, even though she is being a pain right now, she always handles thing so perfectly

xoxo
Brooke

inaworldofbees.com

Rachel Degraba said...

Favorite board game: monopoly!
Favorite weekend activity: brunch with my sorority sisters & snuggling up with a good book
Something on today's to do list: read for my prison writing class
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: Salem, NC
Your role model: people like you & Carly that aren't afraid to achieve their dreams & go for it! + my mom for always being overly supportive & incredibly smart

Katelyn H. said...

Favorite board game: Grown up chutes & ladders ;-)

Favorite weekend activity: long leisurely cooking

Something on today's to do list: planning next month's trip to Europe! Do you have any suggestions on what to do?

Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: Europe

Your role model: my grandmother who made me the woman I am....and Audrey Hepburn

Hayden said...

Favorite board game: Life
Favorite weekend activity: Catching up on Fashion Magazines
Something on today's to do list: Writing two essays for my history class
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: Milan, Italy
Your role model: Linda Fargo

Haute Table

sandra Andrianasolo said...

Favorite board game: Well.. Euh...Non, désolée!
Favorite weekend activity: Brunch with my Austrian Hubs!
Something on today's to do list: Doing my English homework (I'm French)
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: I'm from Paris, I lived 3 years in NYC, now I'm so happy in Boston, so I would say: London!
Your role model: Angela Davis strong feminist with unpeccable style

Hannah Lavine said...

Favorite board game: Scatagories

Favorite weekend activity: Relaxing

Something on today's to do list: Run a half marathon
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: London

Your role model: My Dad

Miss Glam Dan said...

These are so much fun!!

Favorite board game: Life!
Favorite weekend activity: Shopping and Netflix!
Something on today's to do list: Editing.
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: San Diego, CA!
Your role model: My Mom.

Danielle xx
missglamdan.com

Kelsey Murray said...

Love this post!

Favorite board game: Clue
Favorite weekend activity: Bar hopping around Boston
Something on today's to do list: Research New York apartments
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: New York City
Your role model: My mom!

Have a great Monday!

ticklemepinkstyle.blogspot.com

Jamie Herzlinger said...

Favorite board game: Scrabble
Favorite weekend activity: Spending time with my daughters
Something on today's to do list: send invites for my daughters birthday
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: Paris
Your role model: My mother
Have a great week, ?Jamie Herzlinger

Kaija said...

First time participating! Love your blog, Mackenzie!

Favorite board game: Sequence
Favorite weekend activity: Going to The Strip District (local shopping neighborhood) in Pittsburgh!
Something on today's to do list: redesign my business cards for an upcoming PRSSA networking trip
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: Charlotte, North Carolina. Very similar to Pittsburgh, but with a warmer climate and southern charm :)
Your role model: Emma Watson

Sylvia Dennis said...

Favorite board game: Scrabble
Favorite weekend activity: Cooking brunch with the hubby, long walks and try out new restaurants
Something on today's to do list: watch Revenge's new episode (after a ton of other little things to do)
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: New York city (been trying and dreaming of moving to NYC for 14 years now) I am only 23 so it has been a long life dream
Your role model: You for being so ambitious, kind and always open to your followers and for being a young and bright entrepreneur :)

Ps: I am french and I would happily be your guide if you ever decide to go to Paris (also you can get a free stay) :) And a trip to London as I live there :)

Dana said...

Favorite Board Game: Scattagories
Favorite weekend activity: Brunch, brunch, brunch
Something on today's to do list: Packing to go back to school in DC (I don't want to leave home in NYC at all!!!)
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: PIttsburgh, Pennsylvania
Your role model: My sister, she is such a hard worker and I want to follow in her steps with a career in fashion

Love these posts you do!!!

Pink Champagne Problems

Mallory Ann said...

Favorite board game:
Not a board games but Mexican train dominos
Favorite weekend activity:
Brunch and TV catch up time
Something on today's to do list:
Plan out summer trips
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now:
Austin TX
Your role model:
Blair Waldorf

xx Mallory
badwolfbrunch.blogspot.com

Emily Nicholls said...

I love this! Doing it on my blog immediately!

-Emily

Kelly said...

Favorite board game: Wits & Wagers
Favorite weekend activity: Morning coffee
Something on today's to do list: Send thank you notes
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: Hanover, NH
Your role model: Tina Fey

Annie Reeves said...

Favorite Board Game: Balderdash
Favorite Weekend Activity: like most, mimosas + brunch
Something on today's to do list: make phone calls and send resumes - hello, real world!
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: Charleston, SC
Your role model: my mom and her mom - the most amazing women I know!

Love this feature, Mackenzie! Have a happy Monday!

http://anniereeves.com

jesswalk14 said...

This is such a fun way to get readers to interact!
Favorite board game: Clue
Favorite weekend activity: sleeping! kidding, um...shopping with my fiancé
Something on today's to do list: some not-so-light school psychology readings for class tomorrow
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: back in the great state of Georgia!
Your role model: this changes with each stage of life for me--right now my recently married friends who are constantly giving advice on wedding planning & engaged life!

--Jessica

hlk10 said...

Favorite board game: Taboo
Favorite weekend activity:Morning coffee while scrolling through Pinterest.
Something on today's to do list: Readings for class.
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: NYC or Austin, TX.
Your role model: My dad!

Love this feature!

www.hanmadeblog.com

Catherine Wright said...
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Catherine Wright said...

Favorite board game: Lilly Pulitzer Edition Monopoly
Favorite weekend activity: Hanging out with friends
Something on today's to do list: Writing "Thank You" notes
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: Richmond, Virginia
Your role model: Grace Kelly for her style and elegance, the fictional Scarlett O'Hara for her sass and persistence (but not her less-reputable qualities), and lastly, but certainly not least, is Sheryl Sandberg for her inspiration as a strong, powerful woman and her fight for change in the way society views women

Sarah Kennedy said...

Favorite board game: Life and Clue
Favorite weekend activity: Brunch with friends, especially on a patio
Something on today's to do list: First day of work at a new job! Buy a rolling rack
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: London
Your role model: My dad

smalldog said...


Favorite board game: Settlers of Catan - a family favorite!
Favorite weekend activity: Traipsing around London
Something on today's to do list: Checking off a freelance assignment
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: can't answer that, I just finally made it to London last year and I'm still too pleased about it to be fantasizing of anywhere else yet!
Your role model: My best friend and surrogate older sister, an editor and journalist. Ambitious, beautiful, and brilliant.

Amy Grant said...

These are my favourite posts!

Favourite board game: Monopoly!

Favourite weekend activity: Waking up, opening my curtains to let the light in, the getting back under the covers with a cup of tea and something to read (the newspaper, a magazine or a good book).

Something on today's to do list: so much on the list today - a commercial law take home exam to start, a litigation essay to write, an intellectual property group presentation to research (yes, I'm a frazzled final year law student).

Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: New York or Sydney.

Your role model: What would Olivia Pope do?

Amy x

amyforgranted.com

Saba said...

Favorite board game: Scrabble! that counts, right?
Favorite weekend activity: going to the beach and netflix binges
Something on today's to do list: study for the multitude of tests I have tomorrow
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: most likely in Boston or NYC
Your role model: my mom, business teacher, and Lauren Conrad!

Callie Roper said...

Favorite board game: Risk

Favorite weekend activity: Sleeping in, brunch, then walking the High Line with latte in hand!

Something on today's to do list: Contact Emory's entrepreneurship club

Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: NYC fo' sho'

Your role model: My mom :)

Nena Farrell said...

Favorite board game: Latest favorite is Settlers of Catan!
Favorite weekend activity: Reading on the beach
Something on today's to do list: Scheduling blog posts and finishing a project!
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: NYC!
Your role model: Audrey Hepburn, always

alaina shea said...

Favorite board game: Sorry!
Favorite weekend activity: Walking in downtown Chicago and people watching
Something on today's to do list: NAP!
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: New York City!
Your role model: My best friend Meghan, the strongest girl I know.

xxoo, Alaina

Heather said...

Favorite board game: Scattergories, although it's been way too long since I've played!
Favorite weekend activity: Exploring around Charleston and taking my boyfriend's boat out in the summertime
Something on today's to do list: Get my haircut and order Sweet Tea Monograms inventory
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: Back in downtown Charleston!
Your role model: My parents- they've taught me so much and shaped me to be the person I am today!

Ashley Rizzardo said...

Favorite board game: Clue
Favorite weekend activity: Sunday brunch
Something on today's to do list: Laundry
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: Hmmm...that's a toughie. North Carolina maybe.
Your role model: Audrey Hepburn.

Caitlyn Jarvis said...

Favorite board game: Does Cards Against Humanity count? ;)
Favorite weekend activity: Comparing Saturday night stories on Sunday mornings with my roommates
Something on today's to do list: Study!
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: Boston (preferably on Newbury St)
Your role model: Oh my mom, she has perfected the work/life balance

Clare Conway said...

Favorite board game: Trivial Pursuit
Favorite weekend activity: Helping out & volunteering with the 6th grade boy's basketball team
Something on today's to do list: Get gas
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: Grand Rapids, Michigan or Omaha, Nebraska
Your role model: Swin Cash (WNBA Player_

Emily Neie said...

Favorite board game:Ticket to Ride
Favorite weekend activity:Reading and exploring the city I'm in
Something on today's to do list: Apply for post-grad jobs (scary and fun at the same time!)
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: Boston. That's where my family is originally from, but I currently go to school in Wisconsin
Your role model: I don't have a specific role model, but I have a high amount of respect for any woman who owns her own business or is a C-level employee.

Stacy said...

As a mom of a 27 yo woman who lives in Brooklyn and a 23 yo man who is trying to launch his dream, I'm so pleased that so many young women said their role models were their moms or parents.

DBGates said...

Favorite board game: Scrabble!
Favorite weekend activity: Dog park and brunch too. Great minds! :)
Something on today's to do list: Work out.
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: I'm thinking Miami at the current moment. C'mon warm weather!
Your role model: My late grandfather.

Brinkley Field said...

Favorite board game: Candyland
Favorite weekend activity: Brunch with my sweet friends
Something on today's to do list: Call my Grandmother (its her birthday!)
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: New York or London
Your role model: My Mom

I love this! xx.

Brinkley
brinkleyglenn.wordpress.com

Christina Warsheski said...

Favorite board game: Scrabble
Favorite weekend activity: Lounging on the couch with the sun coming in through the windows with either a book or a great movie !
Something on today's to do list: Trace historic logos and make into graphics for work
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: Paris
Your role model: I don't have just one. And I try to be one myself to others.

Amber Lee Rosenzweig said...

Favorite board game: Clue
Favorite weekend activity: Brunch, long strolls, coffee catch ups
Something on today's to do list: a trip to the apple store
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: San Francisco or Paris
Your role model: my Mum!

Maura said...

Love posts like these! Your mom sounds like a very cool lady - I'm a nurse in CT as well ;)

Favorite board game: Competitive scrabble
Favorite weekend activity: Sleeping in followed closely by brunch
Something on today's to do list: nap (recovering from a bad cold!)
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: Charleston, SC or NYC
Your role model: My Mom (she's the reason I became a second career nurse!)

Mary said...

You are too cute! I love when you do this!

Favorite board game: Clue!
Favorite weekend activity: Lounging with Andrew and Teddy (our cat) without solid plans. I love being spontaneous!
Something on today's to do list: Ugh, too much! I'm starting a new job next week and am getting married next month! I need a pause button!
Where you'd live if you didn't live where you are now: If I could afford it, maybe Charleston, SC or Santa Barbara
Your role model: Parents, sister and her husband and my brother and his wife. They all inspire me!