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De-Clutter My World

Tammy Hiveley - July 12, 2017
Pinapple T & ripped jeans

Two years ago I moved into a house with vast amounts of cupboards and drawers. Like crazy space. Compared to my old house, I was doubling if not tripling my storage opportunities. I truly never thought it would be possible to fill each spot. And while I actually haven’t used each and every cupboard in every room, I have done a bang up job at …

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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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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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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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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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Get Back Up Again

Tammy Hiveley - February 3, 2017

If you haven’t seen the trolls movie yet – you should. It’s pretty darn cute and has some catchy tunes. You never know when they’ll apply to your own life, so best to keep ’em tucked into your pocket for a day like I had yesterday. Nothing Earth shattering happened. Just annoyances constantly coming at me. You know one of those days when you just …

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What’s Not To Love

Tammy Hiveley - January 19, 2017

So yesterday was fun. Cate and I spent the day running from appointment to appointment in downtown St.Paul. Northstar, the local trade show for apparel buyers is currently going on at the RiverCentre and we were booked solid. What’s not to love – all day shopping? Yes, please. Even more perfect – it’s LOCAL… and you know how we feel about supporting local round here! …

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Shop Til You Drop

Tammy Hiveley - December 14, 2016

The shop has been hustlin and bustlin with holiday cheer the last couple of weeks. And now with the snow on the ground, it’s officially Christmas! Whoopee! Many shoppers have already come by to support us and we love them for it! We really really do … But don’t worry, we are still stocking the shop with lots of goodies everyday. There will probably be something new each time you come …

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