7 Reasons Why I Will Always Love McDonald's

7 Reasons Why I Will Always Love McDonald's

I'm a sucker for fast food, and McDonald's knows the way to my heart.

I don't know about you, but whenever I'm driving down the road and see those golden arches signalling that signature greasy, fried food, Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You," begins playing in my head. Now, many of you may be saying I'm being a little over-dramatic; and I very well may be. But there is something deep inside my soul that inherently craves McDonald's AT LEAST once or twice a month. Whenever that smooth "Ba-da-ba ba-ba," sings through my television or radio, my mouth begins to water, and here are 7 reasons why...(and I think you'll agree):

1. The Nostalgia

I obviously had to start with throwing it back to EVERY kid giddily opening up a "Happy Meal" -not just for the bomb nuggets- but for that awesome toy you could bring to kindergarten the next day to show off. Whether it was that awesome (slightly less cool than the real one) Tamagachi, or one of those cute, freaky mini Furbies, you couldn't help but cry when mom said she was going home to cook dinner.

2. The Service

Love them or...tolerate them, every person at some point in their life has had an interesting encounter with a McDonald's employee. Whether it be watching (or participating) in a colorful discussion about a wrong order, or complaining to them about how dirty their bathroom is, they put up with hangry customers all day and still manage to get that delicious, calorie filled heap of food onto our eat-in tray or into our dine-out bag and we love them for it.

3. Two Words: BIG MAC

Now you can make the excuse of "Oh, that's too big," or "I don't know if I can finish that," but we all know you can and want to finish those two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun. You simply can't deny it.

4. That Crisp Fountain Coke

You all know what I'm talking about. It's been proven that McDonald's has the best fountain Coke anywhere. There's no question about it. Having been stored in metal containers instead of the plastic ones those lesser fast food joints would have you sipping from, Mickey D's offers you that crisp bubbly refreshment you couldn't leave those doors without.

5. OK, OK...But

At this point I'm sure many of you are thinking, "Isn't McDonald's like, super bad for you?" And yea it may be greasy, and full of empty calories, and leave you with a massive food baby, but haven't you heard of a cheat day? To me, there's nothing like the feeling of grinding so hard on all of your workouts that maybe you deserve a taste of heaven. And maybe that heaven happens to be a medium number 4 with everything on it (my true fans know), a coke, extra sweet and sour sauce, and an apple pie to go.

6. Speaking of those Apple Pies...

I believe the phrase is, "a picture is worth a thousand words."

7. The Variety

No matter what you might be feeling, McDonald's is always there to give you what you need. Cheeseburgers, Hamburgers, Nuggets (now with 100% real chicken), breakfast (ALL. DAY. LONG.) I've never been a huge fan of coffee, but hell if i'm not going to order one of their many scrumptious items from the McCafe. (I may even be hiding some of my own McCafe coffe ground from my roomates as we speak).

So if you're a true fan of this palace of saturated goodness, or you're a lost soul trying to find a quick, delicious meal, McDonald's will be waiting for you with open arms. You need only follow the Golden Arches. You'll be lovin' it in no time.

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10 Reasons Moe's Will Always And Forever Be Superior To Chipotle

Welcome to Moe's!

With the great debate between which burrito place is the best, here are 10 reasons why Moe's is clearly the better option than Chipotle. *Side note, I do like Chipotle, but Moe's will always be No. 1 in my heart.


You don't get this kind of hospitality from Chipotle.

2. Their menu is much larger.

Moe's offers burritos, quesadillas, nachos, burrito bowls, tacos, salads, and they all have cool names! Chipotle just has burritos, bowls, tacos, and salads. BORING.

3. They offer a variety of toppings.

Moe's offers over 20 fresh ingredients while Chipotle has...barely anything. :/

4. Moe Monday.

$5 BURRITOS!!!!! Seriously no one can beat that.

5. Their prices in general.

At Chipotle it's $6.50 just for a for a burrito alone. Add on chips, guac and a drink and that's roughly $13. At Moe's you can get a burrito, chips, unlimited salsa, and a drink for $8.80. Add on queso and that's only $1.25 more. (But totally worth it!!!) Which brings me to my next case...

6. QUESO!!!!!!!!!!

Queso is bae. That is all.

7. Free chips and a salsa bar!

We don't pay extra here.

8. The atmosphere at Moe's just feels better.

Chipotle's are usually tiny little restaurants that barely have any tables. Every time I go to Chipotle I feel rushed to eat my food because people are usually hovering over you looking for a seat. Moe's is like five times it size and they play good music.

9. Moe's is made with FRESH ingredients.

I'm not even gonna get into the whole Chipotle situation...

10. Overall, Moe's just tastes better than Chipotle.

Sorry 'bout it.

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7 Things Every Commuter College Student Needs

Trust me, this will make your life so much easier.


The commuting struggle is real. But throughout my last two weeks commuting on the bus, I have compiled a list of items that will surely make your commute to and from school a hundred times easier.

1. A portage charger 


My phone has died almost every single day. My gaps are so short that I have to choose between eating lunch or finding an outlet so I decided to buy a portable charger, it's sooo worth it !!!

2. A sweater 



Make sure to layer in order to be comfortable throughout the day. And always carry an extra sweater because there are some classrooms that have no mercy and literally feel like a fridge.

3. A tote bag 


Girl, I know. You are already carrying a backpack so why would I add a tote bag? But hear me out. You have to carry your lunch or your extra sweater or your computer and phone charger somewhere. This makes it easier to keep this stuff separated from your notebooks, laptop, etc. Plus if you get a cute tote bag it'll make your outfit perfect!

4. Hydroflask 

Ok, it doesn't need to be a hydroflask but I feel like these water bottles are literally indestructible. Last year I dropped mine from the top of my bunk bed and it only got the smallest dent. It also keeps your water at the same temperature the whole day. No joke, I put ice cold water on my hydro flask one morning and came back to my dorm at 10 pm and it was still freezing cold.

5. A pair of good headphones


This is another thing learned from my experience. I'm very used to working in noisy environments because I just plug in my earphones and drown out the world. Noise-canceling earphones work best. And trust me a good pair of earphones go a long way because they're going to provide you with entertainment during your downtime.

6. Comfortable shoes 


To be quite honest with you, I feel like I walk less now than when I lived on campus (shoutout to the UCLA hills). My bus drops me off on campus daily and I stay there for all of my class. Nonetheless, a pair of good shoes is definitely necessary. You are going to be out on campus for many hours and you want to make sure to be comfortable. My go to's are my pair of slip on vans.

7. A reliable weather app


This is one I'm still struggling with. In the morning I heck the iPhone weather app but it has failed me multiple times. And honestly this is the key to having a good day, well at least for me. I want to dress accordingly to the weather but when it keeps failing me I end up being a sweaty mess because I came dressed ready for winter.

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