Suzanne McKenzie on Like An Adult

6 Reasons Why Thursday Nights Are Perfect For Staying In

6 Reasons Why Thursday Nights Are Perfect For Staying In

There was a time when we lived for “Thirsty Thursdays” — and how could we not? Drink specials, half-off appetizers and an excuse to get crazy on a weeknight? Who could ask for anything more? But things have changed. These days, we much prefer to bring the party home, especially on Thursday nights. That’s because between Thursday Night TV […]

Suzanne McKenzie on Like An Adult

Why Staying In Makes You Healthier, Wealthier And Smarter

Why Staying In Makes You Healthier, Wealthier And Smarter

Let’s get something out of the way: We love going out. Getting dressed to the nines, pre-gaming to old school hip hop and heading out on the town with no other plan than to get a little bit weird. But these days, we’ve started to embrace the magic of staying in, especially when Thursday night […]

Suzanne McKenzie on Like An Adult

7 Unexpected Challenges Of Finally Landing Your Dream Job

7 Unexpected Challenges Of Finally Landing Your Dream Job

There’s a reason they call it a “dream” job: It’s been in the back of your mind forever, the shining star of your cheesy vision board and the secret thing you still hold on to, even after years of mediocre day jobs. It’s beautiful, it’s aspirational and it’s not attainable in the least. That is, […]

Suzanne McKenzie in Life

8 Things All People Who Grew Up In Small Towns Will Relate To

8 Things All People Who Grew Up In Small Towns Will Relate To

Small town life has been romanticized onscreen and in literature since, well, forever. The quirky local shopkeepers, the overinflated importance of town politics and that comforting sense of everybody knowing everybody. But to the people who were lucky enough to actually grow up in the Small Town USAs of the world, it represents so much more than […]

Suzanne McKenzie on Love Hurts

7 Struggles Of Working With An Ex

7 Struggles Of Working With An Ex

The workplace romance: It’s exciting. It’s forbidden. Let’s be honest, it’s hot AF. But while it’s all making out in the supply closet and sexting in the beginning, it’s only a matter of time before things fall apart. Regardless of whether your office was privy to your little liaison, the fact remains: Your co-worker who […]

Suzanne McKenzie on New Year, New You

This New HIIT Workout Is Just What Your Exercise Routine Needs

This New HIIT Workout Is Just What Your Exercise Routine Needs

Update: We’ve started the STRONG by Zumba fitness challenge, and it’s safe to say that we’re officially obsessed. Full disclosure: We went into our first class with conflicting emotions. On one hand, we were pumped to try out a brand new workout, but at the same time, we were fresh off of the holidays — […]

Suzanne McKenzie on New Year, New You

This Fitness Challenge Actually Works, So You Can Start Off Strong In 2017

This Fitness Challenge Actually Works, So You Can Start Off Strong In 2017

It’s the new year, which means New Year’s resolutions. If you’re like us, then you’re probably looking to get healthier and stronger. If you’re also like us, then you’ve probably made the same pledge in years past, only to struggle to make it a reality. In 2017, however, that’s all going to change. If something is […]

Suzanne McKenzie in Life

8 Reasons To Cut The Toxic, Negative People From Your Life

8 Reasons To Cut The Toxic, Negative People From Your Life

I think it’s safe to say that we’re all pretty sick of the endless barrage of bad news that has come our way in 2016. That’s why, in 2017, the only resolution that IGAF about is trying to inject some much-needed positivity into my life. And lucky for me, positivity in the face of adversity isn’t just possible, […]

Suzanne McKenzie on The Closet

5 Trends That’ll Help You Get A Head Start On 2017

5 Trends That’ll Help You Get A Head Start On 2017

Of the million and one reasons we’re excited to get decked out in sparkles and ring in the new year, we might be MOST pumped about the new wave of fashion that’s headed our way in 2017. This new year we’re resolving to have a fresh outlook on relationships, on work — on pretty much everything in our lives. […]

Suzanne McKenzie on Love Hurts

9 Warning Signs You Should Never Ignore At The Beginning Of A Relationship

9 Warning Signs You Should Never Ignore At The Beginning Of A Relationship

For most of us, there’s nothing quite like the beginning of a relationship. It’s a feeling unlike any other. But what if, at the start of a relationship, things aren’t all rose-colored and bouncy? What does it mean when tiny things keep popping up, leaving you feeling uneasy about your partner and insecure about your relationship? […]

Suzanne McKenzie on Healthy Habits

Here’s What Healthy Food Looks Like In 7 Different Countries

Here’s What Healthy Food Looks Like In 7 Different Countries

It’s time for some real talk: Can we please stop with all the quick-fix diets promised by fad products and social media #fitspiration? Becoming the healthiest version of yourself doesn’t happen overnight.  It’s not always easy, but you have to keep your eyes on the prize even if you have an off day. But first things first: You have to commit to […]

Suzanne McKenzie on Elite Daily Video

When You And Your BFF Show Up To A Holiday Party Wearing The Same Outfit

When You And Your BFF Show Up To A Holiday Party Wearing The Same Outfit

The holiday season is upon us. And by that we mean, the holiday PARTY season is upon us. Let’s be honest, between the food, the fashion and the potential for unexpected drama, holiday parties are the true meaning of this joyous season. But there’s nothing that leads to party drama faster than showing up in […]