Wednesday, September 17, 2014

How to pack for Europe!


How to pack a carry on for Europe vacation! // traveling tips from Like The Yogurt


We're a day away from heading out to Italy and I wanted to share with you guys a quick guide to my packing habits for our European adventures! (Well, you can really use this for anytime your traveling!)

The biggest tip for traveling is to only bring a carry on..
 1. Less to carry
 2. Don't have to worry about airports loosing your luggage!
 3. You don't have to wait at baggage claim :D

1. Picking Your Luggage -. Make sure it meets the measurements that your flight requires. We went with this one! Tip: Try not to get anything too nice or that attracts attention. Don't need anyone stealing your stuff or the expensive luggage piece for that matter (Louis Vuitton, Hartman, Etc)

2. Travel Size - Check the airports requirements/ 3-1-1 rules for liquids. Make sure all your toiletries are travel size/ under 3.04 fl oz and pack them in a clear bag.

3. Mix and Match - This really helps prevent you from bringing more than you need. Pick out key pieces (in trend and weather appropriate) that you can switch up and wear at least another day or 2. *Roll not fold!

4- Shoes - I decided that I would only pick 3 pairs of shoes (which still is a lot to me!). One pair of sandals (my tan birkenstocks), one pair of heels for the evenings (like these), and a pair of closed toe flats that are comfy and appropriate for the sacred places you visit.

5- List - I always find that it's helpful making list…for everything! Same thing applies to packing. Make a list for outfits, what you still need to buy for the trip, toiletries, etc.


Tips for your Trip!


Wednesday, September 10, 2014

metallics + skorts


grey tee white skort and metallic shoes // like the yogurt

grey tee white skort and metallic shoes // like the yogurt

grey tee white skort and metallic shoes // like the yogurt

grey tee white skort and metallic shoes // like the yogurt

grey tee white skort and metallic shoes // like the yogurt


grey tee white skort and metallic shoes // like the yogurt

grey tee white skort and metallic shoes // like the yogurt

grey tee white skort and metallic shoes // like the yogurt


T-target // skort - forever 21 // metallic oxfords - forever 21 // quilted bag - target // watch - daniel wellington // sunglasses - ebay




So is the white after labor day thing still a rule or has it been forgotten about? I still felt somewhat guilty after wearing it, but I'm kinda liking white in the Fall! (I just got giddy saying Fall lol) 

 And these futuristic silver oxfords I thought I'd never be able to watch anything with, have been warming up to me lately! Yes, I buy things I could live without and not have any clue at first what to wear it with :/ They definitely get looks here in Charleston, but I don't care-I LOVE THEM! 

What do you guys think of this look?!

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

our rustic loft kitchen











 





bertoia chairs - home decorators // tolix chairs - target// table - DIY (tutorial) // record player - target // honeycomb napkin holder - anthropologie // spring faucet, range hood, dualit toaster - ebay // bread tin - etsy // porcelain canisters, horse hanger, cutting board - tjmaxx // vintage scale, record table - thrift // china cabinet - passed down + refurbished (tutorial to come!) // kitchen towel, white table ware, salt and pepper shakers, utensil holder, table runner, Nate Berkus vase, mirror clock - target // Jesus print - Etsy // industrial pendant light - DIY (tutorial


I'm all about giving credit where it is do. There are a lot of things that I design myself, but I know I'm not the only one with those ideas and 98% of the time I google how to achieve what I'm looking for lol With that being said, I could make my own tutorials for you, but I'd rather supply and direct you to the sources who helped me with my design concept. There will be many tutorials to come that are original so that you have a reason to keep visiting my blog ;)

What we've done
1. Replaced all white appliances to stainless steel
2. Installed hardwoods
3. Painted cabinets + replaced knobs
4. Removed green vinyl countertops + added cement finish (tutorial here!)
5. Switched pantry door + painted with chalkboard paint
6. Painted walls white
7. Replaced faucet
8. Added DIY industrial light fixture (used this tutorial!)

What's left to do
1. White subway tile backsplash
2. Remove "exposed" cabinets and install stained wood shelves (here)
3. Killim rug
4. Switch out nickel knobs for out antique brass pulls
5. Get rid of the nasty brass chandelier we've had since we've moved here and replace with this light fixture (DIY to come!! don't buy!)

Inspiration


  


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