Spread THIS, not Coronavirus.

I’m sure everyone at this point is aware of the pandemic sweeping our nation and world right now. We have all heard of it, but have we done our own research on it or are we just running around like chickens with our heads cut off because of what others are telling us via theContinue reading “Spread THIS, not Coronavirus.”

What does Loco Habibi mean?

Loco Habibi means a few things. It shows the importance of family in my life, the importance of culture, of differences/similarities. It is the the most important thing in life: love. It’s the adventures, the mistakes, the lessons we learn. It is so much more. Loco means “crazy” in spanish. This comes from Armando andContinue reading “What does Loco Habibi mean?”

We paid $585 for what?!

Of all of the random and crazy events we have inadvertently caused or endured since we moved to Virginia I seriously think this one takes the cake. You know how couples go to Home Depot browsing the aisles for their next home projects and next big thing? Well, my parents did it on their dateContinue reading “We paid $585 for what?!”

Ready or Not!

I’m sitting here at the doctor’s office, and – men feel free to tune out for this one if you want. I’m at the GYNO and am deciding if now is the time to go birth control free or not. I’ve been married for two years. We are healthy, happy and the most financially stableContinue reading “Ready or Not!”

How our gluten free journey began.

In 2018 we were living in our two bedroom apartment in Chesapeake, Virginia and we were broke. Very broke. We were living on one-income, choosing which bills to pay and which ones weren’t going to get paid, and we were eating literally whatever we could put together from the pantry or whatever was cheapest atContinue reading “How our gluten free journey began.”

Hypothesis: Love Is Blind

Warning: This post contains spoilers to the Netflix Original Show “Love Is Blind” Experimental, Romantic, Cringy, Cheesy, Awkward. Yet, somehow it makes you feel ALL the things and is very addicting. Who else has seen this show and been swept up into the fad? To be honest, the idea of this show is incredible. ItContinue reading “Hypothesis: Love Is Blind”

The Big Move

I lived in Pittsburgh for my entire life, literally on the same street and in the same colored house. I grew up in a cute little white house in the suburb outside Pittsburgh in a little place called Verona. When I was in middle school, we moved across the street to another white house whereContinue reading “The Big Move”

What is Work/Life Balance?

Is work/life balance even a thing anymore? I ask that as I sit cross-legged on my bed with the work phone next to me that I finally put down from 7:45a this morning. I read an article on LinkedIn about laptops ruining this balance for professionals because you can take it with you anywhere andContinue reading “What is Work/Life Balance?”

About Me

My name is Marissa Renee Henriquez. I grew up in Pittsburgh, PA with my mom, dad, two sisters, and living next door to my maternal grandparents and down the street from my paternal grandma. I went to Geneva College and graduated with two Bachelors of Science degrees: Psychology & Human Services. I believe in Jesus,Continue reading “About Me”