Summer is For Relaxing. Or Not.

Cate Mezyk - June 23, 2017
Floral jumper

Ah, summer. Those lazy days of sleeping in, nothing on the calendar, and endless hours for the kiddos to use their imagination and play all day. It feels like it should be that way, but somehow it has been exactly the opposite for those of us in the Mezyk household this summer so far. Clearly, I was not paying attention when I signed up the …

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Ch-ch-ch-changes

Cate Mezyk - June 19, 2017

We’ve had some changes go on around here. If you follow us on Instagram, then you may already know what I’m talking about. After years of hoping it would come to be, we had our carpet pulled out in our family room, and now the majority of our main floor is American Walnut hardwood. When we moved in, we had a two year old and …

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Mannikins

Cate Mezyk - June 13, 2017
Coral crochet sundress

My phone is the worst. It is the most awful writer ever. It truly bugs me because writing well is important to me, and I consider myself to be a fairly good one. But my phone often changes words on my behalf to things that don’t make sense at all. Grammatical errors abound. My Siri is apparently hard of hearing (or else I’m a terrible …

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The First Day of Summer

Tammy Hiveley - June 9, 2017
Gauze lace up tunic

Oh gosh. The kids and I have been waiting all year for this day! SUMMER! Like I was telling you here, I am that mom, through and through. I want my children home. Like all the time. Even when they’re annoying, I want them around. When they are screaming, fighting and acting like jerks – I still want them here. Some days are longer than …

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The Saga Continues

Cate Mezyk - June 5, 2017
Off the shoulder top in coral

So, I told you last week that the five of us have moved down into our basement, since we can’t walk on our floors. The floors are being sanded and refinished upstairs, and the first few days were easy peezy. We tried to stay away from home as much as possible, so that our forced togetherness wouldn’t be such a big deal. The smells weren’t …

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Basement Dwellers

Cate Mezyk - May 30, 2017
Button down romper

Guess what? We are moving! Yep. Me and my family, we are packing up and moving. We are headed south. And I’m feeling pretty nervous about it. But I know that, in the end, I’ll be happy that it happened. Because good things are coming as a result of this move. I’ve actually been hoping this would happen for awhile now, and I’m excited that …

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TOP 10 REASONS WHY I LOVE SUMMER BREAK

Tammy Hiveley - May 26, 2017
Fun summer one-shoulder with button up denim skirt

Some of you agree with me and some of you do not. It’s OK – we are all entitled to our own opinions. No matter your thoughts, the inevitable is coming and coming quickly. SUMMER VACATION!! So what are you looking forward to? What are your plans? If you know me then you know I L.O.V.E. summer vacation. Like a lot. a lot a alot. …

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Happy Birthday Times 70

Cate Mezyk - May 22, 2017
Cold shoulder dress

My parents are both turning 70 within a month of one another. So, of course, my brother and I decided we needed to celebrate in a big way. And what’s better than a surprise party to celebrate a milestone day? We filled the house with people (and a whole bunch of food), mixed up both red and white sangrias into pitchers, and waited for the …

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Hats, Hats & more Hats

Tammy Hiveley - May 19, 2017

Hats are my life lately. Making their way into every aspect of my everyday. [full disclosure side note: I believe I told someone the other day that tank tops were my life, sooo… ] There’s no doubt I was obsessed with scarves for the last few years. But now. As you can see it has become HATS. Like here and here and here. Clearly, you too, are obsessed. …

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I Donut Know

Cate Mezyk - May 15, 2017
Orange and navy tie dyed dress

I’m standing here in the shop as I type this, knowing that I really should be writing a blog post to share what’s going on at Wild Ruffle these days (and there really is so much). And yet I cannot think of a thing to say. Maybe it’s the plate of Edelweiss pastries sitting next to me, distracting me from my thoughts. The smell is divine… …

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