The terrible C’s of our culture

Mindless purchasing and endless consumption with a side of convenience. The recipe for happiness according to the American way of life. Everything should be easily accessible and on our own terms, forgetting the impact it may have. All for our own selfish ambitions. I have learned this¬†through multiple trips out of the country: we are…

Impact

Impact: to have effect on. As a child, my curiosity got me in trouble. To the point where my parents would say, “Okay Katie, that’s enough questions for the day.” I laugh about it now. So curious about life, how it works and what it means. I am only beginning to put the pieces together,…

Wandering wonders

This summer, let me rephrase that…this year I have been blessed with the opportunity to travel. With each trip I gained new perspectives and insights. I reflect on each adventure I take, looking for something to take away from the experience. So far, I have been more than successful. Traveling gives you the opportunity to…

Blogiversary

Happy 1 year blogiversary to Wanderfully Made. In this past year, I have seen, heard and experienced the most incredible things. Saw a few of my favorite bands in cool venues, fell in love with “The Land of Smiles”, watched the US take on Australia in the World Cup, and many many more. How I…

2015.. My Year

2013 was tough. 2014 was one worth remembering. 2015….is my year. Thailand in May term Elephants dance through my dreams as I sleep. Thailand can not come soon enough. I am most excited to have my eyes opened to a new culture.¬†Who knows… maybe I’ll pull a Blake Mycoskie and dream up ideas to start…

9 Reasons Why I Dream of Living on the West Coast

I have taken two trips in the past year, California in March and Oregon most recently in July. I have absolutely fallen in love with these states and although it may be a pipe dream, I could see myself settling out west. Here are the many reasons why: Caution: Before reading, know that I am…