I Heart the Internet-

(cutest mug ever found here) “I think I can! I think I can! I think I can!” The Little Engine That Could Friends! This past Saturday marked the 1 year anniversary of made-to-travel.com! NO! It’s not my actual blogiversary, but it is the day I bought this little space. It took me 3 weeks to muster up the courage to publish my first post and then I didn’t tell a soul for about a month! Like The Little Engine That… View Post

Shop for MORE-Future Standard

On this Shop for MORE I would like to introduce you to the impressive Future:Standard; a boutique that not only is gorgeous with a really modern aesthetic but also a place where they put ethics first. “We do not compromise on style and do not think our values should get in the way of looking great.”  Future:Standard about page. Future:Standard is an online boutique that sells eco-friendly, fair trade, and locally made clothing and accessories. I really am super selective… View Post

Consciously Trending-GOLD!

I mentioned a couple of weeks ago that I’m a little obsessed with gold right now. It is a trend that was spotted on many a Spring 2012 runway and I was definitely inspired by it. Gold is fun, sexy, urban, and chic all at the same time for me :). (image sources: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 , 6, 7 and 9, 8, 10) So this friends is my first installment of “Consciously Trending”. I’ve made a little resolution… View Post

I Heart the Internet

“My mother always told me, even if a song has been done a thousand times, you can still bring something of your own to it. I’d like to think I did that.” Etta James Man, do I love that quote from the legendary late singer Etta James. I also think this is true for everything in life; every book, every idea, every thought, every blog (wink)- you can make it your own. I got to see Etta James in concert… View Post

The Difference a Day Makes

Chances are if you’re reading this you noticed some of your favorite sites were not available yesterday or had some form of blackout. These sites were participating in an internet protest to draw attention  to the proposed bills in congress SOPA and PIPA. I don’t like to get political on this blog but I’d like to say I have a deep deep love of the internet and all the creativity, opportunity, sharing and general wonderfulness that goes on and can… View Post

Ha! I Made It- Easy DIY Jewelry Holder

So at my old job I had a lot of access to DVD spindles. We went through many while I was there and it was kind of frustrating that we couldn’t reuse all of them, so I took one home and started to brainstorm. (spindle image source) This DIY is super simple! And honestly the spindle made a great jewelry holder without the additions I made. But I got super annoyed by the clanking of the plastic when I laid… View Post

I Heart the Internet-Time to plan!

“…plan your work, work your plan.” Dead Prez Happy new week friends! I have been thinking a lot about what I’m going to do this year to make it great and make me better. I swear I will get off this new year kick soon but it’s just kind of refreshing to think about all the possibilities a new year brings. So time to get planning! But for right now enjoy some hearted links from last week :). Above: Some… View Post

What I Wore-Two new faves!

Hi hi friends! I have not done an outfit post in quite a while, mostly because during the holidays all I’m thinking of is giving special gifts so my posts and mind have really been in the giving mode. BUT I have gotten a few additions to the wardrobe that I’m super excited about and wanted to share. (sweater-thrifted target; shirt-unknown, sorry it’s from college; boots-miz mooz; scarf-sustainable nyc) So my first new favorite thing is this fantastic green scarf… View Post

I Heart the Internet-Be daring

” We must dare, and dare again, and go on daring. ” Georges Jacques Danton Just something to keep in mind in your new year :). Above: Oxfam’s lookbook-if this doesn’t convince you thrifted items fit right into modern times, I don’t really know what will. Looking to green up this year? Here are some great green resolutions. I have an embarrassing amount of Ray Ban’s so I love this little ode to their timeless designs :P. Mmmmm no guilt… View Post

Smile File-It’s a New Year!

Well hello friends and helllooooooo 2012! I’ve already had a really great time in this brand new year and I hope this new start has been good to you too. I found this adorable free printable calendar from The Tiny Fig via Dollar Store Crafts and thought it would be a nice starting out point for the new year. There are other really cute free printable calendars at Dollar Store Crafts HERE, so be sure to check them! And NOW… View Post