Jacqui MacKenzie

Writer, Blogger, Online Content Editor

Location icon United States of America

I share stories.


Lions Clubs International

Lions Newswire

The Lions Newswire is an international e-newsletter translated into 10 languages and distributed monthly. The publication provides Lions with news, events and helpful resources.

Lions Member Center

Welcome to the Lions Member Center, where you have access to the resources you need to plan service activity projects, manage membership, lead your club or district and more. Download Resources : Download the Lions clubs resources you need, including logos, publications, forms and Certificates of Insurance.

The Lions Blog
Lions in Action: Farm to School Garden

Lions in Whitefish, Montana, wanted to start a special project that gave back to the community while addressing issues such as childhood obesity and diabetes. They started a farm-to-school garden that has brought the entire community together while teaching children and families the importance of healthy eating.

The Lions Blog
Get Social, Get Members!

More than a billion people are on Facebook, and the average American spends 2.5 hours on mobile devices every day. People are connecting in new ways, which means there are new opportunities for your club to connect with service-minded citizens.

The Lions Blog
Improving Membership Satisfaction

The key to keeping your Lions club healthy and thriving is membership satisfaction. Members who are happy will continue serving their community with Lions clubs. Strengthen your club's membership by identifying and addressing common problems that often lead to dissatisfaction.

SEO Articles

Whose Digital Files Are These, Anyway?

When I'm not writing blog posts for Chicago Web designers, you can often find me behind a camera. I'm not a professional photographer by any means - just a girl with an expensive hobby.

Personal Work

Lolo and Lola's Tortang Talong

Today: Jacqui MacKenzie of Happy Jack Eats introduces us to an omelet that tastes like home. Let me start off by telling you that this is not my Lolo and Lola's recipe for tortang talong, because I don't have a Lolo or Lola.

Food Loves Writing
Writer Chats, Part VII: Live, Learn, Write

Today's entry in the Writer Chats series comes from a girl I first met when we were editorial interns together, working for a small publishing house in suburban Chicago. Jacqui and I didn't become friends until two years later, after we found out on LinkedIn that we'd started food blogs on the same day and started reading each other's stories.

Happy Jack Eats
Written Together. And fried sweet potatoes.

It was summer, and it was hot. We were outside, in my backyard, sitting under a tree, and the air was thick but not enough to make us move indoors. I was eating a popscicle. My friend Shanna was back in town from Nashville, and we were talking about the things we always talk about: blogs, writing, taking photos, everyday life, food.