Suzanne McKenzie

Suzanne McKenzie is a writer and aspiring dog owner living in Brooklyn, NY.

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This Game Of Would You Rather Is What Your Next Dinner Party Needs

As much as we love a good dinner party, we're of the belief that the traditional cocktails/dinner/conversation routine could use a little shaking up. And what better way to shake things up than by posing thought-provoking questions intended to get p…
By Suzanne McKenzie
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How One Woman Went From Getting Unmatched On Tinder To Winning The Vacation Of Her Dreams

Anyone who has ever used Tinder is familiar with the act of the unmatch. You’re in the middle of a good back-and-forth with someone, and boom! You open the app to send a “good morning” message, only to find that your match has mysteriously vanished f…
By Suzanne McKenzie
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PDA: Public Dating Announcement

Like it or not, we're living through a dating revolution. Today, people are meeting in new ways that, even a decade ago, would have sounded more like science fiction than real life. And while phrases like "swipe right" and "super like" are being rapi…
By Suzanne McKenzie
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Here Are The Perfect Holiday Gifts To Buy From…

Depending on your financial situation, holiday shopping can be the most fun activity in the world... or a brutal reminder of how broke you are. Some years you have a big enough budget to really spoil the people you care about, and other years breakin…
By Suzanne McKenzie
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Here’s How To Shop For Everyone On Your List At…

Let’s get one thing straight — the holiday season is stressful enough as is. But when you add a meter-long shopping list with 10 different stores on it to the mix? Cue the epic holiday meltdown. But before you spiral into an existential shopping pan…
By Suzanne McKenzie
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6 Gifts From Sephora That We Promise Your Beauty…

When it comes to holiday gifting, your BFF should be a no-brainer, right? You know her the best out of anyone, you have similar interests, and you don’t mind splurging a little if you find the perfect present. But what happens when your bestie’s int…
By Suzanne McKenzie
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5 Premium Ways To Upgrade Your Outfit And Get…

The holiday season is upon us — or, more accurately, the holiday party season is upon us. Which means champagne toasts, bright red lipstick, and more sparkles than a Vegas showgirl. But first things first: It’s time to get serious about our holiday f…
By Suzanne McKenzie
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5 Perfect Gifts To Get For The Mom Who Wants…

There’s always one person on your holiday shopping list who’s impossible to, well, shop for. But what happens when the most notoriously difficult person to shop for is also the person who deserves the most elaborate, perfect, and thoughtful gift ima…
By Suzanne McKenzie
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6 Tinder Situations When ‘Reactions’ Are Literally The Only Appropriate Response

By now you’ve probably heard about Tinder’s new Reactions feature. That is, unless you’ve been living under a rock, or you’re in a ~relationship~ and are out of touch with how singles meet people these days. In which case, do us a solid and kindly re…
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Tinder’s New ‘Reactions’ Give Women All The Power, And We're So Here For It

Let me set the scene for you: It's an uneventful Tuesday night, you're chilling at home with your laptop open and the TV on in the background (ugh, Millennials, am I right?), and casually chatting with a new guy you just matched with on Tinder. The c…
By Suzanne McKenzie
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7 Crazy Assumptions We All Make About Rich People

Helicopters to preschool, diamonds at the beach, birthday parties that cost more than the average American wedding — it's easy to believe that the lives of the fabulously wealthy are filled with extravagances beyond the scope of our decidedly less we…
By Suzanne McKenzie
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5 Reasons To Always Date The Optimistic Guy

Contrary to what every '90s-era teenage rom-com led you to believe, the brooding, moody guy doesn't always turn out to be Prince Charming. Sure, he might be mysterious and complicated, but when we're talking about your love life, who wants that? Ever…
By Suzanne McKenzie
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You Shouldn't Be Afraid To Talk About Anything On A First Date

First dates: They can be the best of times, and they can be the worst of times. But whether you spend the evening laughing about shared interests over coffee or crunching ice as you try to figure out if you've been catfished, first dates are a necess…
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5 Revealing Questions You Need To Ask Your SO Now

When you're in a relationship, it can seem like all you do is talk — about your feelings, about your likes and dislikes, about your future plans. But at a certain point, the typical couple's talk starts to fall short and leaves you wanting to have de…
By Suzanne McKenzie
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7 Things Couples Should Know About Each Other One Year In

Your one-year dating anniversary is an interesting time: Things have certainly progressed well past "casual," but you still haven't quite crossed the bridge into long-term relationship territory. On one hand, you've been with your SO for enough time …
By Suzanne McKenzie
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5 Topics All Couples Should Be Comfortable Talking About

If you're like most people, then the mere thought of bringing up a tough subject in a relationship probably makes you cringe so hard that your face cramps up. And with good reason! Whether you're just starting to fall for someone or your relationship…
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How Your Dating Life Changes From Your 20s To Your 30s

Let's get something straight: Dating can be challenging no matter how old you are. And by challenging, we mean it sucks. But only sometimes. Can you tell that we have a slightly complicated relationship with the subject? But if we know anything at al…
By Suzanne McKenzie
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Positive People Aren't Naive — They Just Focus On The Good

There's a good chance that at some point in your life, you've been sorted into one of two buckets: a glass-half-empty person or a glass-half-full person. Vast generalizations aside — everyone's got an opinion! — most people do tend to gravitate more …
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Why Shark Week Is Actually The Greatest Week Of All Time

There are some days in a person's life that stand out above all others — the day you graduate from college after years of tireless work, the day you marry your one true love, the day your baby says her first word. And while the memory of these days w…
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Why Changing Your Perspective Is The Key To Success

People have long claimed to hold the single secret to success — from personality traits to magic herbs and daily habits that promise to make everything smooth sailing from here on out. Over time, many people have bought into this claim that a quick f…
By Suzanne McKenzie