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!

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

introducing pab’s packs!

we are so excited to share this collaboration post with some super cool women that started the amazing non-profit that is pab's packs! pab's packs provides comfort and encouragement to chronically ill teens by donating custom backpacks filled with items to make their hospital stays easier. “pab” is for pia and abbie. abbie was diagnosed with… Continue reading introducing pab’s packs!

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

daily summer posts coming your way & lake harriet!

hi, all! sorry for our lack of posts, we have been busy with graduation and sooo many grad parties! hope everyone is well. we wanted to let you know that we plan on doing daily posts this summer, like last summer, and that we have so much fun coming! we have been busy coordinating with… Continue reading daily summer posts coming your way & lake harriet!

chloe + isabel collab

when friend and rep for chloe and isabel, emma mcelroy, reached out to us for a collab, we were so excited. the jewelry, especially in her collection here, is stunning, unique, and timeless. the items are reasonably priced and quite durable. some of our favorites were this choker, these earrings, and this bracelet. (along with so… Continue reading chloe + isabel collab

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!

rooftop view

although it was freezing up there, nothing beats an up close and personal view of downtown mpls! here's some photos taken from the foshay tower observatory.

current favs

hey, friends! hope everyone is having a great first week of december. here's some of our favorites around the web today: movie: menu (super cool climbing/adventure story with great music and awesome views) songs: i don't know my name// grace vanderwaal & hope// tim legend, brave artist: pronoun book: little girl gone by gerry schmitt youtube video: bon iver… Continue reading current favs

thankful, thankful

with november coming around the corner and these beautiful fall days, i (laura) can't help but feel thankful for this great weather and colorful season.  we also just had two days off of school that were much needed, thank god. happy tuesday! hang in there, everyone.