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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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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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

I’m a person who doesn’t eat a lot of meat to begin with. I don’t make meat at home so my only consumption of meat is either through the fast food drive-through or at a restaurant. I’m also a person…

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I quit Girl Scouts in the 4th grade, but I’d like to say that I’m pretty prepared at all times.  My dad and I have had the conversation surrounding “how to survive in ___ survival scenario” more times than we’d…

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Fred and Velma should have ended up together. That’s one of my unpopular opinions. I think “unpopular opinions” are incredibly important. They’re what make the world go ’round. Without differing opinions, and the boldness to speak up about them, we…

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As an aspiring minimalist, the best kind of gift you can get me is an experience. My friend Alex treated me to high tea at Edith’s Bistro in Plano, TX and I couldn’t have been more excited to go! First…

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