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’ve been throwing away quite a bit of food lately. While I hope I’m the only person with this problem, I’m going to jump to the conclusion that I’m not. While digging into other people’s experiences and thinking critically about…

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So frequently, I see the story about King Nebuchadnezzar (affectionately, King Neb)’s dream to only be a prelude to Daniel’s big reveal. While this is absolutely accurate, I think the story in itself has a lot of great moments and…

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At the end of August 2020, my friend Kelsey and I went down to Fredericksburg for a bridal shower and decided to make the most of a weekend, especially since we’ve been a cooped up during COVID-19! I’ve cataloged the…

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I first want to acknowledge that social distancing during COVID19 is a privilege. I’m thankful to have a job where I can work remotely and that I even still have a job. I’m also incredibly thankful for all key-workers who…

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