Hi, I'm Allison.

I believe life is best lived with a healthy mix of adventuring and napping.

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who am I?

I drink too much black coffee, go to too many concerts, and read too many books.

In college, my superlatives were "Most Likely to Drop Out of the Business World and Become a Groupie" and "Most Likely to Takeover the World." That about sums it up.

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Most Recent Blog Posts

At the beginning of 2021, I put on my Instagram stories that I wanted to read more ~business~ books this year and I opened it up for others to join me. I chose Carla Harris’ book “Expect To Win: 10…

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To start off this post about my Mom and my weekend away in Wimberley, TX (December 2020), I’d like to note that social distancing and masks were enforced everywhere we went. The city seems to be handling all of this…

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If you’ve never heard of Causebox, it’s very similar to other quarterly subscription boxes out there (like FabFitFun, for example) with the added caveat that the products within the Causebox have an ethical touch. Each box comes at an extreme…

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By the time this post goes live, I’m going to be on my way to be a bridesmaid in a wedding for one of college roommates (look forward to seeing the inevitable post or two on @allisonmessimerdotcom)! While I know…

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Want to explore Dallas?

Here's all of the content surrounding my hometown.

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Productivity 101

If you're anything like me, you're always on the hunt for ways to be more productive and organized. Check out this list to read about my favorite resources.

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Travel Diaries

Want to satisfy your travel bug? Check out these posts to catch up on my travels.

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Most Popular Blog Posts

Last week my friends Alex and Cassie joined me at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science (Dallas’s home for National Geographic Live) to listen to Bertie Gregory, a National Geographic photographer and filmmaker, speak. When telling friends and family…

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Bonne AnnĂ©e de Paris et de Bruxelles! After a whirlwind trip to Europe (Paris & Brussels), the Messimer family is finally home (cat and all). Leaving the day after Christmas is hectic enough, not to add the stresses of only…

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In February of this year our company had a big company party that just so happened to be down the street from a tattoo parlor – Taboo Tattoo – and I had been wanting a new piercing for a few…

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David Sedaris

It’s no secret that I love David Sedaris’ work. I’ve talked about him here and here and here. When his tour was announced and Dallas was on the list, the date immediately went into my calendar.  As I didn’t get…

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