is a Philadelphia native, shoe lover, self-proclaimed foodie, book-worm and blogger since 2010. A graduate of Girard College, a private boarding school in North Philadelphia, where Lissa discovered her passion and gift for writing and wanted to use that gift to help and inspire others.
Originally attending Penn State as a psychology major she quickly realized that college life was not at all what she expected, and therefore made the decision to return home. Upon returning home Lissa began to blog about her thoughts on loving life and the lessons she’s learned along the way. Using her blog as a platform to connect with likeminded individuals and to inspire others to follow their dreams.
Since 2010, her personal and lifestyle blog Lissa-Marie.com provides original thoughts and commentary on beauty, events, fashion and more. Lissa also covers event happenings in and around Philadelphia and has participated as a presenter and panelist during various conferences and panel discussions.
Lissa holds an Associate’s Degree from the Community College of Philadelphia and is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Arts in Communications at Temple University and works full time in the health field. When Lissa is not studying, reading or writing she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, shoe shopping and wine sipping.