Making it all Work

Tammy Hiveley - April 14, 2017

Our spring schedule is gearing up. Each morning Jason and I have a de-briefing on who’s running whom where and when. Some days are easier than others annnd, to be honest, not all the activities have started quite yet but so far so good! We’ve got this. Even though Evie has only been late to school twice this week. …Oh wait, that has nothing to do with …

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This Dance Battle Is ON!

Tammy Hiveley - April 5, 2017

Turns out I only like the idea of running but the actual execution is a struggle. Why is it so difficult to put on running shoes and go out the front door? Sounds easiest enough to me… It isn’t. So after forcing myself to run last week I began reflecting back. Reflecting on a random statement I overheard my daughter tell my husband after a family night at …

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Mom, Can You Play With Me?

Cate Mezyk - April 3, 2017
Lightweight cozy sweatshirt with denim

I love playing with my kids. For example, this weekend we played croquet, I punted the ball to my son in the yard, we went for a family walk, we’ve read together, and played games. But my kids are insatiable. “Mom, can you play such and such with me?” is a constant refrain around here. They can’t get enough of my time, and are always asking …

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I’m Losing It.

Tammy Hiveley - March 23, 2017

Almost always, it feels like I’m losing it in more ways than one. This time though it’s not me losing my mind or my focus or even losing my way. This time I’m losing something completely different. The solid 10 pounds I’ve packed on this winter. ew. First off, I’m diving into a book a friend gave me over a year ago. Seems it takes awhile for …

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Welcome Home – Lakeside Clothing Co.

Tammy Hiveley - March 9, 2017

It’s no secret that supporting local businesses is our passion. For this reason, we welcome home Lakeside Clothing Co. to our shop. By all means when a Prior Lake based company comes asking us to help sling their products – our first reaction is Umm, YES! But it’s even sweeter when you have a hard time limiting the styles/colors you want to bring in. Because seriously …

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My Achy Breaky Heart

Tammy Hiveley - February 24, 2017

As we all know, fads come and go. Some you don’t mind seeing again and then there are some… Strangely enough, I don’t mind the next trend on the horizon. In fact every time I say it, I want to break out in song “But don’t tell my heart, my achy breaky heart; I just don’t think he’d understand…” As you can guess – I’m referring to the mullet. While I …

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The Wild Side

Cate Mezyk - February 20, 2017
Moto leggings and a double zippered blazer

Remember that old song that goes, “Hey babe, take a walk on the wild side…” ? It’s kind of what goes through my head whenever I wear my ‘natural’ hair. Because it’s my wild side. Not only does it look a little wild and crazy at times, but it grows bigger and bigger throughout the day (particularly when it’s humid – then watch out!), which …

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Why Write, When Writing Is Not My Thing?

Tammy Hiveley - February 17, 2017

It’s obvious, I know. I’m not a writer. Never have been and probably never will be. Why do I do it then, you ask? Well, it’s part of Wild Ruffle’s gig and it’s good to be a team player. So, while most of the time, you won’t find witty one-liners here – you will find real life. That’s what I do best. REAL is the …

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Pantone’s 2017 Color Palette

Tammy Hiveley - February 9, 2017

We want to know what you think? Thumbs up or down for this year’s color picks? The number one color is Greenery. And by greenery, Pantone is focusing on the all-natural. It’s about finding ways to unplug and get back to nature, as well as “going green” in your everyday life. They are hoping this color of the year makes you think: less technology, less additives, …

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