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

I love concerts and I love spreadsheets, so it feels obvious that I should have a concert spreadsheet. I’ve had one for a year or so that I update when I go to a concert, but recently my friends Cassie…

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Fred and Velma should have ended up together. That’s one of my unpopular opinions. I think “unpopular opinions” are incredibly important. They’re what make the world go ’round. Without differing opinions, and the boldness to speak up about them, we…

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Clothes that I’m not looking for specifically. I’ve gotten a lot better recently about deciding what I’m missing in my closet and going on the hunt for it. For example, a while ago I realized that I was missing a floral…

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As I’ve mentioned before, I’m moving! We’re at the two-week mark, so I’m now at the point where I’m suddenly realizing that I’ve done nothing to prepare and need some apartment inspiration. Below I’ve pulled items that inspire me and serve as…

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