hello, it's me!

I’m so excited you’re here!

My name is Marissa and I’ve decided to give this whole blog thing a try. I’ve wanted to start one for a long time now, I just haven’t had the time to really sit down and do it to my liking.

Up until recently, I was a full time student with two jobs. Now I’m a graduated 20 something year old trying to find her way in life (and trying to find a full time job, lol).

I always thought that graduating college and getting a degree was going to be this big golden ticket to finding my dream job. I pictured myself getting my dream job right out of college. It takes a bit digging and finding out your true self to really know what you want in life and how you’re going to get to that point. I’ve had a big realization that just because you think you have a great resumé doesn’t mean that you’re going to get an offer. It takes a lot of patience, haha.

Okay, so going along with the job search/working realm topic, I recently got laid off from a job I thought would get me closer to my dream of owning a bakery, but it really changed my perspective on things. I learned a lot from being a baker. It didn’t make me dislike baking by any means. My hobby just became a job, and it changed my perspective on it. Not to say my dream is completely smashed and I never want to open a bakery, but for right now I’m focusing on other things and I’m going to let my love for baking take time to grow again.

Since graduating, I started a part time job as a wedding planner, and I absolutely love it. It’s the perfect combination of business and creativity and getting to interact with really cool people on a daily basis. There’s also just something so magical about weddings that I’ve had the opportunity to fall in love with.

To say I’ll be a wedding planner forever, I’m not sure, but for right now it’s a really wonderful additive to my life.

My mind is going a bit crazy with all of the new changes that I’ve been going through as of late. I’m someone that’s absolutely terrible with change, and having to talk myself through certain days has been the norm for me lately, but I’ve had to realize that It’s okay to feel a bit off sometimes!

On top of all of the changes, I’m going to be traveling to Italy for a month for work soon. I’m so excited, but I’m also nervous, which is okay! I’ve traveled internationally before, but not for an extended length of time. It’s so strange to up and move your life half way across the world, but it’s a pretty cool opportunity to have. I’ve realized that I learn the most about myself when I’m in a place I don’t know, and having done it before, I’ve realized that it can be a beautiful learning experience.

Okay so with saying all of this, from here forward, I’m going to try to my best to write about my experiences with life and love and travel and food everything in between.

I’m someone that has always loved to read blogs or articles about others’ lives if they choose to share. It’s kind of cool finding similarities between something that you’re going through and something that someone else (a complete stranger for that) is also going through. Or similarities with things you enjoy, etc..

There’s a comfort knowing that there are millions of other people living their lives separate from your own and doing their own thing, finding comfort in their own little pieces of their lives.

Writing out my thoughts also gives me an opportunity to visually see what my mind is trying to explain to me, and it’s actually really therapeutic in a way, and maybe my thoughts can help other people out too!

 Well, anyways! I hope you’ve enjoyed reading my mumble jumble about my little life at the moment. I promise that these posts will get more exciting soon!

xo, Marissa