Cate Mezyk - February 5, 2016

This is a season of stretching for me. I’m not talking physical stretching – I’m talking about the kind of stretching that comes from stress and living with it daily. My neck muscles are aching from the burden on my shoulders, and I’ve had a low grade headache for weeks now. There are decisions to be made, both at home and for business, and many of …

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The Before

Cate Mezyk - February 4, 2016

Once again, I’m talking about our expansion. Because, let’s be honest, it’s pretty much at the forefront of our minds all the time (though we DO have the little issue of whether our Prior Lake Farmer’s Market will stay on Main Ave in front of the shop – click here to sign the petition to keep it!). I thought I’d give you a teeny sneaky …

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Oh Blanket Scarf, My Love

Tammy Hiveley - February 3, 2016
Gray, Navy and Plaid. Classic layers.

If you were wondering what this winter’s most heavenly accessory was, I can tell you.  The blanket scarf. Ohhh blanket scarf, my love. I just can’t get enough. You’ll be hard pressed to find me a day without one. I have waaaay to many; for even me. I’m convinced it’s a real sickness. Blankititous I believe it’s called. Yep that must be it. Well, I’ve got it …

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The Carver Junk Company + Us

Tammy Hiveley - February 2, 2016
CJC wood trays

If you haven’t heard already, the Carver Junk Company is hosting something pretty fabulous this weekend. And YOU won’t want to miss it! This Saturday February 6th from 8am-8pm, they are opening up a beautiful new construction home for a unique shopping experience in a western suburb {exact address will accompany your ticket}. Everything and I mean Ev.Rey.Thing in the house will be for sale. …

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Holding Pattern

Cate Mezyk - February 1, 2016
Button detail sweater

Oh my goodness – thank you all so much for your excitement over our big news! We couldn’t be more thrilled, and it’s been so fun to see so many of you sharing the news, or offering up words of encouragement and congratulations. We can’t wait to get into the new space… but in the meantime it sort of feels like we’re in a holding pattern. …

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Wild About Color

Cate Mezyk - January 29, 2016
pantone colors 2016

Even though temps are still low here in Minnesota, we are headed into the spring season for clothing purchases. And if you’re curious to know which color palettes you’ll be seeing everywhere, look no further. Pantone, the color experts, have decreed it – these are their top ten shades you’ll want to wear this year. Which ones are your favorites? From top left: Rose Quartz, …

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Spur of the Moment Soup

Cate Mezyk - January 28, 2016
Vegetable soup with turkey

We love to host people over to our home. There’s nothing I like more than to have a crowd of people seated around my pretty kitchen table. And often times, as we put out invites for a last minute get together, I’m thankful for my special talent of throwing ingredients together out of whatever is in my cabinet and fridge. The other night, we had …

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Why I’m Throwing Out My TO DO List

Tammy Hiveley - January 27, 2016
Layering Up Spring-4

As you can imagine after yesterday’s little announcement, we are going nuts around here. Not only are we crazy excited, we are also swamped. Swamped with the reality of extremely long To Do lists. Like, Now what? New systems research. Floor layouts. Fixtures. Pinterest. Pinterest. Pinterest. Creating all new, more complicated inventory spreadsheets, GMROI, and financial tracking workbooks galore. and of course my favorite…  Finding the right merchandise to fill …

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I’m a Tease

Cate Mezyk - January 25, 2016
Basic navy dress with pockets goes with everything!

UPDATE: Since we’ve now revealed our news, I have to say thank you thank you thank you for all your excitement and support – it means so much to us! If you missed it, check it out here. People keep writing to ask when we are hosting our spring Pop Up. And here’s the answer: we aren’t. Why? Well, it’s because we’ve got something even …

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