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Sweata Weatha

Cate Mezyk - September 19, 2017
Oversized chenille sweater

It’s my favorite time of year – sweater weather (or, according to old school Saturday Night Live episodes, sweata weatha). The textures that are currently available for this year are unbelievably soft and cozy, including this awesome chenille number that’s a new favorite of mine. I threw it on with leggings and a pair of running shoes the other day for a casual day of …

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Velvet Teddy Bear

Cate Mezyk - August 21, 2017
Boyfriend jeans and a velvet tee

Remember a few years back, when Ruben Studdard was all over your tv screen? After his American Idol win, he was a big deal. They called him the Velvet Teddy Bear. Well, now you can call me the Velvet Teddy Bear too. I might not have the 6’3″ frame or a Grammy nomination, but I do have this velvet tee. Close enough, right? Velvet is …

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Dance It Out

Cate Mezyk - July 14, 2017
Black and white pouf dress

I’ve loved dance as long as I can remember. When I was 4, I have a clear memory of riding home from gymnastics class and asking my mom if she had signed me up for the next session. Her answer? “I think we’re going to give dance a try.” Little did I know how much it would become a part of my life. That four …

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Nothing. Nada. Zilch. Zero.

Cate Mezyk - July 6, 2017
Crochet top in natural, easy summer look

I always have the best ideas in the middle of the night. Instead of falling right to sleep like my husband does (the lucky guy is out when his head hits the pillow, though he often wakes up in the middle of the night and can’t get back to bed), I typically lie awake for a few hours, with my mind racing the entire time. …

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We Got A Pet And Everyone Hates Him

Cate Mezyk - June 30, 2017
Green floral romper

After years of begging Daddy to no avail, we finally have a pet in this home. The only problem is that everybody hates him. Well, everyone except me. I find Sammy fascinating. But he makes Sadie cry. And the rest of the family just thinks he’s disgusting. I have to say, when he invited a friend to come and live with him, he made me …

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