Etsy’s ElleQDesigns If you know anything about me, you’d know that if an Etsy shop has shirts involving baseball, the south, football, Jesus, lake/beachin’, and/or Guns, sometimes combined all together, then I am ALL over it. While shopping, well window shopping, I stumbled across ElleQDesigns. Their stuff is ADORABLE from what I have seen so far [...]
“The world needs you.” I first heard that phrase on a late night in early July, while I was listening to a TED talk about the power of introverts. The woman in the talk was talking about how at times, the world pushes us to be extroverts, yet introverts are desperately needed to bring a [...]
Reintroduction. I feel like I am in need of new introduction here on my blog. With all that I have experienced in the last few months, I realize that I not only have changed in terms of writing focus and style, but also as a person. So here’s a reintroduction to me, Katie. --- I’m [...]
I’ve been tiptoeing between feeling ballsy and missing people today. I am in a phase of life where I am in the process of moving on from the past, yet it’s a bittersweet experience. You miss and long for the way things were, yet you are realizing how harsh and cruel the world tends [...]
Today, on May 29th 2016, I decided that I need closure. You see, as a word crafter, I desperately need to create the words to the feelings and thoughts that have been in my mind in order to bring some semblance of order to my life so that my organized brain can fully process the [...]
Ever since my ex and I broke up a month ago, I have successfully managed to rarely be home. I don’t know why but the more I stay busy and live life, the less it hurts and the less I overthink and subsequently over-complicate everything. In spite of my deep and unending desire for answers [...]
"When I walk the stage, it’s not only a celebration of finally finishing my degree, but also of who I have become as a result of my time in college. I find the biggest accomplishment to be I went from an anxious, shy, and scared 17-year-old freshman who had to be pushed out of the car by my mother to go to class, to an almost 23-year-old super senior who has conquered mountains and crawled in the valleys of life. And I made it out better than before."