weekend adventures

the temperatures in philly this weekend reached the upper 70's. this obviously called for numerous walks and excursions to soak up the last taste of summer before winter weather. keeley and i, jane, started our weekend with a saturday morning walk to coffee and pastries at la columbe and sweet freedom. sweet freedom is known… Continue reading weekend adventures

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.

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

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

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

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!

greenway bike day!

i, laura, have been spending a lot of time on my bike so far this summer! minneapolis is such a fun city to bike in as we have essentially a bike "highway" that travels from the lakes all the way to downtown. i have had so much fun exploring! the other day, gus and i… Continue reading greenway bike day!

saint genevieve: a sweet spot

i, laura, finally got to this adorable french restaurant named saint genevieve today for a coffee and some sweets! located on 50th and bryant in mpls, this super stylish spot has unreal sweets, coffee, and of course, french food! saint genevieve is the perfect solution for travel envy as it makes you feel like you're… Continue reading saint genevieve: a sweet spot

laura’s jean jacket diy

i, laura, have had this crazy jean jacket idea for a few months now, but it wasn't until may when i finally had time to get started! i slowly acquired patches from etsy, thrift stores, local stores (like patina and i like you) and random chinese websites hahah! i bought an oversized, rather basic jean… Continue reading laura’s jean jacket diy

the new place on the block!

we are so very excited that we got to pop in for a trial opening at whole sum kitchen! not only is the place very bright and well decorated, but the smoothies and juices are fantastic! this is an awesome addition to our neighborhood-- everyone in the mpls area, go check it out! here's a… Continue reading the new place on the block!