day trip to philly

although i've explored downtown philadelphia many times, my day trip on labor day felt unlike my other adventures. i took the train in the morning with no specific schedule or agenda, other than a craving for a good cheesesteak. this gave me a lot of flexibility in where to go and what to see. abby… Continue reading day trip to philly

dorm room decor

i, laura, am on week #2 of college and am loving it! i am constantly amazed by the beauty of the state of new york and already made it to the city (more on this soon!).  my dorm room is such a cozy place to relax after class and unwined after studying. happy tuesday!

healthy habits – college edition

moving onto a college campus has been a big adjustment for both of us. i, jane, have been trying to focus especially on staying healthy in food choices and being active. some of my favorite healthy and dorm friendly meals and snacks are below. smoothies in our ninja blender-  ice cubes, handful of spinach, frozen… Continue reading healthy habits – college edition

questival continued

i, laura, had the amazing opportunity to compete in cotopaxi's questival twin cities. it was seriously the adventure of a lifetime.  questival, in short, is an adventure race with over 280 challenges that are mostly specific to the city it takes place in... watch this super cool video for a better explanation! my favorite challenges… Continue reading questival continued

summer according to my camera

it's time for me, laura, to move out to new york and start my freshman year! it truly is a bittersweet feeling, but i know that this new chapter in my life will challenge, change, inspire, and teach me so much. nevertheless, i will miss minneapolis, my family, my dog, and my friends. it was… Continue reading summer according to my camera

questival part 1

today we challenged a mailman to a bubble gum blowing competition, did a touchdown dance in front of u.s. bank stadium, jumped into lake harriet in street clothes, and did tons of other crazy challenges... more on questival to follow in tomorrow's post

new place on the block

today, i (jane) checked out the newly opened penny's coffee shop in the linden hills area. this new location opened just last friday and marks the second mpls penny's location, joining the hennepin ave. one.  i tried their nitro cold brew and avocado toast- both of which i would highly reccomend. aside from the delicious… Continue reading new place on the block

rock the garden 2017

i, laura, absolutely loved rock the garden this year. this concert is put on by our favorite radio station (89.3 the current) and the walker art center in the sculpture garden located in downtown minneapolis. check out last year's post on rock the garden here. seeing bon iver live has always been a dream of… Continue reading rock the garden 2017

banff national park in alberta, canada 

i, jane, got to spend this past week exploring banff national park. it was one of the most beautiful places i have ever experienced. i biked, hiked, canoed, and road tripped my way through banff and lake louise. below are some pictures.  for anyone who gets the chance to visit, here are my best tips: … Continue reading banff national park in alberta, canada 

introducing nine56 studio

we are so excited to share our latest collab with studio nine56 !! nine56 studio is a minneapolis based start up clothing brand. they design unique, made to order garments for women in their studio. we especially love the quality of their garments and versatility of the colors and styles. last week, we got the… Continue reading introducing nine56 studio