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

I Tried Yoga for a Month

Picture this, everything around you is closed except for grocery stores and your place of work. You have watched everything Netflix has to offer, burned a hole through your walking shoes from all the evening strolls around the neighborhood, and most of all, you have shown no restraint when it comes to your diet. So […]

Birthday Weekend

I feel like all blog posts now begin with during COVID or before COVID, I had plans to or want to do x, y, and z (you fill in the blank). I wanted to spend my Birthday weekend with Aaron in the mountains. We looked into Airbnbs to rent and different places to visit months […]

Monthly Round-Up: Rose & Thorns – June 2020

Rose: It’s My Birthday Month! I LOVE having my birthday in the middle of summer. While this year there are limited activities to choose from (thanks coronavirus), I was still able to have a fantastic birthday. I was worried about how the constant back and forth of opening and closing business would effect traveling. But, […]

3 Ingredient Peanut Butter, Honey, & Oat Bars

You can probably guess from the title what three ingredients are involved in the recipe. I like making these bars when I want something sweet but can’t be bothered to preheat the oven.  Ingredients Line a 9×9 pan with foil.  Combine honey and peanut butter in a bowl and microwave until smooth (20-30 seconds).  Add […]

Create Your Own Anthem

Music is a powerful way to send a message. Sonnets and poems have been written for centuries to tell stories and evoke emotion. The military uses cadence calls while running or marching to maintain the correct beat. Music can change your mood in an instant. A song you haven’t heard in years can teleport you […]

Blackout Tuesday

I struggle with the correct words during times of difficulty. Usually, I try to keep things light, but as I scroll through endless videos of protests and millions of people fighting for change in the street, I cannot sit silent. The murder of George Floyd in Minnesota last week was tragic, leading people to take […]


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