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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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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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The Big Sales Pitch

Cate Mezyk - January 9, 2017
Chambray dress, blanket scarf, and fleece lined leggings

I recently started listening to Ted Talks (I know, I’m like 1,000 years behind the game on that one). Just the other day, I listened to one by Simon Sinek and walked away feeling inspired. He spoke about how companies can have a ton of financial backing, all the brain power on their team they need, and all kinds of publicity, and still fail. And …

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Cate Mezyk - November 7, 2016
Floral printed dress

My iPhone has this new feature (or new to me – I never saw it before this latest update). It’s called Bedtime, and the idea is that you set your schedule for wake up, choose a gentle alarm tone for your morning, and it’ll give you a loving reminder when you should be going to bed. Good in theory. Except my schedule has been all …

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More Love from the Shop

Tammy Hiveley - August 25, 2016

We want to make sure we give love where love is due. This week it’s a few artists from our little downtown shop. Ever heard of Austin | Fowler? If you haven’t yet, you’ll be excited to know about them now. This Minnesota company focuses on well constructed bags. They aren’t basic bags either. They are thoughtfully designed with love for busy moms by a dedicated mom. Their …

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