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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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Counting Down

Cate Mezyk - May 8, 2017
Faith can move mountains tank

The countdown is on… it’s nearly summer time and the last day of school. While I know that some of my fellow mom friends dread this day with every fiber of their being, I look forward to it all year long. Three whole months of lazy mornings (6 am wake up call, I will not miss you), extra snuggles, fun in the sun, day trips …

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Squirrel

Tammy Hiveley - May 5, 2017
Floral cold shoulder dress

I sat down at least 5 different times to type up this week’s post. And each time I highlighted the whole darn thing, hit delete and started over. Again. My brain can’t seem to focus on one complete thought. I’m not even sure if I can get through this post by only talking about my inability to focus. I might just start talking about something …

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An Ode To The Single Parents

Cate Mezyk - May 2, 2017
Distressed tank for summer

It’s a really, really, REALLY busy season for my family right now. We are on the go all the time. I’m fortunate that I have a husband who is helpful and an equal partner is getting people where they need to go, especially at night since I’m typically done with work long before he is. Since he usually coaches my son’s sports, he gets Davis …

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Happy Location-versary to Us

Cate Mezyk - April 28, 2017

The story of Wild Ruffle is kind of a rambling one. And we have a ton of anniversaries to celebrate. First, there’s the anniversary of the very start of Wild Ruffle. It began as a blog with just one of us, back in January of 2011. You can check out the humble beginnings by clicking here. The story expanded a bit, adding Pop Up Shops …

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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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