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 

anna’s senior shoot

last week i, jane, got to photograph anna for her senior photos. it was a great summer night at loring park, and i loved the colors she chose to wear against the various fun backgrounds. a white lace dress in contrast with the colorful window box flowers... the perfect striped shirt to pop against the… Continue reading anna’s senior shoot

portrait photography

i, jane, have been loving my new camera and got a special opportunity to photograph lucy, annie, and kenzie today. i have gathered my favorite photography tips for photographing people and outfits. one: get to know your model. know what makes them feel good in front of the camera. in kenzie's case, we mastered the… Continue reading portrait photography

an interview with sonelle couture

as part of an upcoming summer long project we are doing with showroom mpls, we got the chance to interview fashion designer and custom dress maker sonelle of sonelle couture. we had the best conversation about her fashion journey and style inspiration. enjoy ! where did your background in fashion begin? i learned to sew when i… Continue reading an interview with sonelle couture

new cameras

both of us just recently got new cameras, and we love them ! laura wanted a compact, travel-friendly, high quality camera, so she got a sony nex 5t. i, jane, wanted a very versatile camera with many functions and options for various lenses, so i got a canon rebel t6i. we are both big fans… Continue reading new cameras

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!

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!!

laura in miami!

both jane and i were lucky enough to get some sun in florida (i was in miami and jane in fort lauderdale) last weekend! here's some of my fav pics from the weekend: