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

Today I spent the morning drinking coffee at Luke’s Diner in Stars Hollow. No, I’m not hallucinating, I’ve got the cup to prove it. Much like the Gilmore Girls, I need a cuppa joe (or three or four) before I…

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dressember 2017

4b: here is my link to donate and support my Dressember!!! Dressember is something I’ve done once before (my senior year of college – see the *fail* of a post here) and missed doing last year.  If you haven’t heard…

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APARTMENT HUNTING

Fun news alert: I’m moving into an apartment! As I’m sure you know (or have gathered if you’ve been here before), I’m a bit of a control freak. I love a good list (this blog was originally even called The List…

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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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