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

If you’ve seen my 2016 Reading Challenge post, you know that I 1) love to read, and 2) have set a goal to read at least 50 books this year.

Prior to Arrival As I pressed the submit button to confirm my spot in the Summer 2014 trip abroad to Australia, unanswered questions flew through my head at the speed of light. What do they even eat there? Will my…

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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 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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