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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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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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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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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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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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