Totally Blank

Cate Mezyk - April 24, 2017

My family is worried for their future. They’re seriously concerned that they will soon be caring for me as my memory fails and I fall into a life of dementia. I kid you not. I remember nothing. Or rather, I remember things that help me not at all. For instance, I can remember every word to this random song that I had to sing in …

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You Look Good

Cate Mezyk - April 17, 2017
Minnesota is home baseball tee

I’ve got a new anthem these days. It’s a song we’ve been singing at the top of our lungs in the Mezyk house. We don’t really sing it with the original lyrics in mind… after all, the song refers to spotting someone of the opposite sex and liking what they see. Nope. Instead, we’ve been singing it directly to each other, as a pump you …

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Growing Up

Cate Mezyk - April 10, 2017
Off the shoulder top/cold shoulder

I hung out with an old friend the other day – I haven’t seen her in a long time and it was lovely to catch up. Every time we get together we pick up right where we’ve left off, even if we haven’t been together in forever. It’s the kind of friendship that you cherish, because it’s one that you know will stand the test …

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Music To My Ears

Cate Mezyk - March 27, 2017
Pink button down with white denim

Every once in awhile, we get in a music frenzy, where we all want to download a bunch of new music to our family play list. (we really should look into getting that Apple music deal where you pay a monthly fee and get as much of the music we’d all like for one price… but it feels like one more monthly commitment to add on.) We …

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Back to Life, Back to Reality

Cate Mezyk - March 20, 2017
Blue rLakeside muscle tankomper

Our spring break has come to an end. After leaving a few days before break began, and then enjoying the last few lazy days at home, school and real life begins again today. I’m at work this morning after not being there for nearly two weeks. I’m actually looking forward to it – I miss it when I’m away for too long. I guess I’m …

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Vacation Living

Cate Mezyk - March 15, 2017
Blue romper

Remember last year’s disastrous trip to Mexico for our family? Well, I’m happy to report that this year’s vacation – a jaunt down to Fort Lauderdale, Florida – made up for it in every way. And boy, did we need it. It’s been a stressful last month. I won’t go into boring details, but we’ve kind of been hit from every angle. This time away …

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Cate Mezyk - March 7, 2017
Mint top

All three of my kids celebrate their birthdays this week. It’s a bit crazy. Ok, it’s totally crazy. But it’s so much fun! While out shopping the other day for some of our birthday festivity food, the cashier happened to ask us what we had planned for the rest of the day. When I told her we were having a family party for all three …

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Earth Angel

Cate Mezyk - March 1, 2017
Tencel button down dress

Whenever anyone asks me how I’m doing, “Good!” is the first thing that automatically comes out of my mouth. It’s like I’m on autopilot. I’m pre-programmed to say that life is swell. And for real, my life is pretty swell. Usually. But lately… well, let’s just say that the last couple of weeks have been weird. A series of strange unrelated incidents have left me …

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Cate Mezyk - February 13, 2017
Embroidered boho top

You guys. It got warm. Like, lightweight jacket, kids asked if they could wear shorts to school (the answer was no) kind of warm. I didn’t even shiver once whilst taking these outdoor photos. It was glorious. And it made me so excited for the months to come. I really don’t mind our Minnesota winters so much. I like ice skating. Sledding is fun. My …

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Cuz I Gotta Have Faith, Faith, Faith

Cate Mezyk - February 6, 2017
Cozy polka dotted dress

Not gonna lie, sometimes I wonder if we were meant to do this retail thing after all. After a rough January, where not only sales are slow, but we were hit with unexpected expenses and some fairly sizable blows in other areas… well, let’s just say it made me think twice. It’s funny how you can be left feeling so confident in every move you’re …

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