Hi, I’m Karissa. Welcome to All Things Karissa, where I chronicle my life and share the things that bring me joy. All with a dash of humor and sarcasm.


The Latest From Karissa

3 Small Home Updates With Big Impact

Personalizing a home can be a daunting process; yet, flawless Pinterest boards make it look easy to create a cohesive and stylish space. So, armed with inspo photos and after measuring every square inch of my condo, I dipped my toe into making some small updates.  I quickly become overwhelmed if I don’t make a […]

Building The Perfect Salad

Let me start by saying I love pizza and hamburgers as much as the next person. My clothing isn’t as forgiving if I maintain a fast food diet. To balance eating healthy with eating more indulgently, I stick to eating healthy at work. If I take the time to prep my lunch I’m less likely […]

3 Ways I Manage Finances

Saving money has always been the easy part of finances. I remember the excitement of going with my mom to the bank to open my first savings account in middle school. I saved money from my birthday to deposit into the account; I felt so responsible. As I’ve grown, so have my saving goals. Que […]

2021 Resolutions

Welcome to 2021! It’s a new year, which means I’ve got fresh, bigger, and better goals for the year. Last week I reviewed my “2020 Resolutions.” Even though 2020 was a bit more hectic than I bargained for, I completed most of my goals for the year. Heck, I even crossed some significant milestones I […]

Monthly Round-Up: Rose & Thorns – December 2020

It’s the last day of 2020! Although this has been a challenging year, I am proud of how resilient people have become. Each month was a new challenge, and each month we came out the other side better than we started. To be honest, the future feels uncertain, which is not comforting for a planner […]

Review: 2020 Resolutions

In this awkward week between Christmas and New Year’s Eve, I figured it would be the best time to reflect on my 2020 resolutions. I don’t think it can be said enough; this has been a year! I reread my “2020 Resolutions” post from the beginning of the year and laugh at myself. Mostly for […]


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