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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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

As a result of COVID19, my team at work has been reduced to 32 hours a week. Instead of (more accurately, in addition to) being sad about the reduction of income and things to do, I’ve decided to start trying…

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I’m surprised that I’m even writing this post. I have been under the mindset over the past 23 years that I must finish books if I’ve started them. I’m not a quitter. I’ve learned recently through trial and error (lots of…

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I’ve always been a bit skeptical of Glossier. I’ve always been the type of girl who thinks, why on earth would you do “no-makeup makeup”? If I’m going to put something on my skin, I want to be able to tell….

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Life update – I’m stepping in to help with the youth group at church more as the interim youth director! This past weekend we went on our Fall Retreat and kicked off our new season of Wednesday night Bible Studies….

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