About Alison

I’m Alison. I run Alison’s Notebook as a resource for average people looking to find more happiness and contentment in day-day life. I have been a professional Marketing Strategist and blogger for over 10 years.

I aim for this site to be entertaining, helpful, inspirational and for the most part light-hearted. But every now and then things get real—and that’s just how life is.

The Alison’s Notebook community is a friendly and supportive hive. If you are looking for guides on self-care, product reviews related to happiness, simple/relatable fashion and beauty, self-care and body positivity, or just entertaining posts…you’ve come to the right place 🙂

I try not to give any fluffy advice, I simply share my experiences.

I’m a silly girl with an old soul. My hair says, “Yeah, I’m up for whatever,” but my glasses say, “Only if I’m home by 10”.

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Here are some facts about me…

I’m from New Jersey, but I grew up mostly in Houston, TX with my identical twin sister and brother.

I work really hard at everything I try, and I love learning new things and then teaching others.

My dad left my mom when I was 14, and while my relationship with him was repaired over time, his unexpected death in my twenties changed the course of my life when I finally gave myself permission to follow my intuition and stop people-pleasing.

I have a degree in “Christian Leadership,” from a black Bible College, but became agnostic after graduating. 

I’m a marketing coach and I love real estate.

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