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

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

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

uptown food truck festival!

the other day i, laura, went to the minneapolis uptown food truck festival! it was an awesome event on a cool sunday afternoon. here are some pics!!   happy monday!

greetabl collab & some exciting news!!

hey, all! we are so excited to show you an awesome company that we collaborated with, as well as give you a quick update about our future! greetabl is "an online one-stop-shop for creatively-curated gifts and greetings that are personalized, packaged and sent in just a few clicks." the adorable photo boxes filled with treats… Continue reading greetabl collab & some exciting news!!

happy second birthday to us!

today marks two years of distinctive style! having this blog together has challenged and inspired us to delve deeper into what we love most: style, photography, and creative writing. we have so much planned for the future and are happy with our past. in honor of our birthday, we made our favorite red velvet cupcake/cake recipe.… Continue reading happy second birthday to us!

weekend in maryland!

happy monday everyone! this weekend i, jane, visited maryland. similar to my trip over the summer, i stayed in annapolis with friends of friends. i spent my long weekend walking around town, shopping, eating plenty of delicious food, etc. we also visited the us naval academy and went to the army vs. navy football in… Continue reading weekend in maryland!

a break from politics

a few links to give you a break from this long day in america. leonardo decaprio's documentary on climate change and global warming here (full length on youtube!). november horoscopes here (better late than never, right??). i made a variation of this recipe for breakfast this morning. (highly recommend) instead of putting them in the oven,… Continue reading a break from politics

fall trends

fall is here! pumpkins, halloween, sweaters... it's all here! so, to celebrate this beautiful season, we have gathered all the trends we've noticed. fashion leotards: such a love-hate relationship with these. so nice to have a permanently tucked in shirt, but if you don't find the right one, they can be pretty uncomfortable. good one here . chokers:… Continue reading fall trends

easy summer snacks

here are three easy summertime snacks that can be made in five minutes or less: the everything smoothie- one banana 8-10 strawberries a hand full of blueberries 3 spoon full's of coconut greek yogurt (try noosa!) ice cubes as desired dash of milk or juice blend and enjoy! easy guacamole- 1 avocado chopped tomatoes as… Continue reading easy summer snacks