On The Calendar

Cate Mezyk - December 6, 2017
striped top with plaid detail

I love this season. But oh my goodness, is it ever busy! Every day has a full calendar, with our entire family running from here to there at all hours. Friday night we had a community holiday fest, followed by our study group meeting. Saturday had dance, a basketball game, a 40th birthday party, and a gathering for 20 people at our home. Sunday we …

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All Tied Up

Cate Mezyk - November 22, 2017
Bow tied top and embroidered shoes

I know Thanksgiving may be today, but I’ve got Christmas on the brain already. I know, I know… one holiday at a time! But I just can’t help it. I’m even tempted to decorate already (though I’ve managed to hold out just yet – tomorrow is the day for that!). Perhaps it’s because of this shirt… because it makes me feel like I’m all wrapped …

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Holiday Home Inspiration

Cate Mezyk - November 17, 2017

We were so excited to join up with the Deck the Halls Holiday Home tour for a second year, raising funds for Eastview schools and providing holiday decor inspiration to everyone who purchased a ticket. If you weren’t able to go, you can still be inspired. We’ve got just a few photos of the home we decorated, and we just knew we had to share …

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Huevos Rancheros Hot Dish

Tammy Hiveley - November 13, 2017

We recently escaped to a Wisconsin cottage with some friends. It’s a group that travels together as couples each year, and we cherish our friendships and our time away. We each take turns making meals for our long weekend, and I volunteered to do breakfast one morning. This meal was a huge hit, and since I had multiple requests for the recipe, I thought I’d …

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Halfway Gone

Cate Mezyk - November 6, 2017
Oversized Ruffle Sweater

I was talking to someone today about how my littles are eight, and how in a few months they’ll be nine. I hate when my kids reach nine. Because nine means they are halfway gone. They’ll have reached the halfway point of living in my home. Half of my parenting will be over (though, of course, you never really finish parenting). I’ll be sending them …

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A Little More Precious

Cate Mezyk - October 16, 2017
Lace up sweater

A few Sundays a month, I volunteer in our children’s area at church. The kids in my care range from 6-11 years old, and they’re tons of fun. I rolled into church the day after Sparkle ended and apparently my exhaustion was evident. A sweet little girl came up to me and took me by the hand. “Ohhhh,” she said. “You need a makeover.” Pursing …

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Studies are Liars

Cate Mezyk - October 5, 2017
Cold shoulder comfy dress

Studies have been done time and time again over the years, proving that if you multi-task, you may be accomplishing many things but you’re not going to do any of them well. As I sat in my daughter’s room the other day, helping her to organize her closet while I put on my makeup I realized something. Those studies are liars. I can’t NOT multi-task. …

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Hug It Out

Cate Mezyk - September 26, 2017
Velvet babydoll tee

Yesterday, on our Fox 9 segment, Alix said something how fashion right now makes you want to give out hugs. That maybe peace has a chance, and fashion is where it starts. She was joking of course, but there might be something to it. Because everything in fashion right now is soft, silk, or shiny. The soft textures filling up our shelves and racks do …

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Sweata Weatha

Cate Mezyk - September 19, 2017
Oversized chenille sweater

It’s my favorite time of year – sweater weather (or, according to old school Saturday Night Live episodes, sweata weatha). The textures that are currently available for this year are unbelievably soft and cozy, including this awesome chenille number that’s a new favorite of mine. I threw it on with leggings and a pair of running shoes the other day for a casual day of …

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iCloud, uCloud, please don’tCloud

Cate Mezyk - September 8, 2017
Velvet floral dress

My son and I share an iCloud. He saved up to buy himself an iPod Touch (we matched funds), and he’s all set up and good to go on it. Davis is remarkably good at finding new little tricks for it – there are things that you can do on an iPhone and/or iPod that I never even realized were an option. There have been …

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