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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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

This week we finally hit a lesson where you may have a general recognition of based off childhood stories – the furnace. I encourage you to still read through this lesson critically as the story holds up. Today we’re reading…

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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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I can’t say that I love the morning, but I definitely don’t hate it. I’d rather be up getting my day started, awake and refreshed, than rushing to get out of the door.  I’ve pulled together some of my most helpful tips…

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This year I challenged myself to read 50 books. When I did it, reading 50 books didn’t sound so bad. When I realized that this equates to reading roughly one book a week, I was a bit more skeptical about…

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