fall look (part 1)

today, i'm sharing one outfit from a collection of fall looks i have put together for my favorite season of the year. more layers could easily be added under both the top and skirt to provide extra warmth. shop a similar look- sunglasses: ray ban white cropped sweater: here green corduroy skirt: here white shoes:… Continue reading fall look (part 1)

halfway to the half

i, jane, am officially halfway through training for my half marathon in november !! i'm marking this milestone with a few of my favorite cross fit workouts and the fit people that inspire me to stay on track. between long training runs, i like to include light cross fit including: planks: 45sec on, 15sec off,… Continue reading halfway to the half

best of paris fashion week (day 1 & 2)

paris fashion week started september 26th and goes until october 3rd! paris, in contrast to new york, london, and milan, tends to revolve around the artistry of the clothing and brand. in paris, fashion is art and a huge cornerstone of parisian culture. here's my favorites from september 26th and 27th: saint laurent jour/né christian… Continue reading best of paris fashion week (day 1 & 2)

day trip to nyc

i, laura, took a day trip to nyc with a few girls one saturday.  we embarked on our adventure with two goals: to shop and to eat a nice lunch. it was so nice to get off campus and enjoy a nice sunny day in the city. more good things to come! happy thurs.

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