Unmotivated.

Is anyone else feeling a sort of sluggish lack of motivation heading into month #2 of quarantine? I’m typically an introvert, but I’m craving some human connection right now. To grab coffee with a friend, have a beach day with the husband, walk around Barnes and Nobles aimlessly reading the backs of books and addingContinue reading “Unmotivated.”

How Facebook Saved My Life

Okay that may be a slight exaggeration… I’ve mentioned to you before that I pretty much furnished our 2 bed 1 bath by using Facebook Marketplace. I got our couch and loveseat for $150 total, our two bedroom dressers and nightstands for a total of $160, and our futon for $75: all off of FacebookContinue reading “How Facebook Saved My Life”

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!”

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”