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:



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  1. 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!

  2. Love posts like these! Your mom sounds like a very cool lady – I’m a nurse in CT as well πŸ˜‰

    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!)

  3. 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!

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. Favorite board game: Scrabble!
    Favorite weekend activity: Dog park and brunch too. Great minds! πŸ™‚
    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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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_

  10. Favorite board game: Does Cards Against Humanity count? πŸ˜‰
    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

  11. 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.

  12. 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!

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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 πŸ™‚

  16. 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!

  17. 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

  18. 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.

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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!

    http://www.hanmadeblog.com

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. 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 πŸ™‚

    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) πŸ™‚ And a trip to London as I live there πŸ™‚

  28. 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 πŸ™‚
    Your role model: Emma Watson

  29. 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

  30. 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

  31. 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

  32. 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

  33. 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

  34. 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

  35. Favorite board game: Grown up chutes & ladders πŸ˜‰

    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

  36. 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

  37. 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

  38. 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

  39. Good morning!
    My fav board game: Monopoly or Cards Against Humanity πŸ™‚
    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

  40. 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

  41. 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
    http://www.peachykeencaroline.com

  42. 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

  43. 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.

  44. 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!

  45. 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
    http://www.galsandgrace.blogspot.com

  46. 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

  47. 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 πŸ™‚
    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

  48. Favorite board game: Parcheesi!
    Favorite weekend activity: Saturday morning brunch + walking to the farmers market with my husband πŸ™‚
    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!

  49. 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

  50. 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

  51. 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

  52. 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!

  53. 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

  54. I love it when you do these! They are so much fun πŸ™‚

    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

  55. Hi Mackenzie! Thanks for sharing your favorite things! Here are a few of mine πŸ™‚

    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