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All The Feels

Tammy Hiveley - August 4, 2017
Chambray striped dress. crisp. clean. perfectly chic

It’s been a hard morning. I’ve been crying on and off for most of it. All the feels going on over here. Excitement. Nerves. Proud mom. Sadness. Gut wrenching aches. Heart palpitations. You name it – I think I’ve felt it today. A teary-eyed friend, walking my same path, took the words right out of my mouth as we hugged our babies goodbye. “It’s like …

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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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Summer is For Relaxing. Or Not.

Cate Mezyk - June 23, 2017
Floral jumper

Ah, summer. Those lazy days of sleeping in, nothing on the calendar, and endless hours for the kiddos to use their imagination and play all day. It feels like it should be that way, but somehow it has been exactly the opposite for those of us in the Mezyk household this summer so far. Clearly, I was not paying attention when I signed up the …

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Mannikins

Cate Mezyk - June 13, 2017
Coral crochet sundress

My phone is the worst. It is the most awful writer ever. It truly bugs me because writing well is important to me, and I consider myself to be a fairly good one. But my phone often changes words on my behalf to things that don’t make sense at all. Grammatical errors abound. My Siri is apparently hard of hearing (or else I’m a terrible …

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The Saga Continues

Cate Mezyk - June 5, 2017
Off the shoulder top in coral

So, I told you last week that the five of us have moved down into our basement, since we can’t walk on our floors. The floors are being sanded and refinished upstairs, and the first few days were easy peezy. We tried to stay away from home as much as possible, so that our forced togetherness wouldn’t be such a big deal. The smells weren’t …

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Basement Dwellers

Cate Mezyk - May 30, 2017
Button down romper

Guess what? We are moving! Yep. Me and my family, we are packing up and moving. We are headed south. And I’m feeling pretty nervous about it. But I know that, in the end, I’ll be happy that it happened. Because good things are coming as a result of this move. I’ve actually been hoping this would happen for awhile now, and I’m excited that …

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TOP 10 REASONS WHY I LOVE SUMMER BREAK

Tammy Hiveley - May 26, 2017
Fun summer one-shoulder with button up denim skirt

Some of you agree with me and some of you do not. It’s OK – we are all entitled to our own opinions. No matter your thoughts, the inevitable is coming and coming quickly. SUMMER VACATION!! So what are you looking forward to? What are your plans? If you know me then you know I L.O.V.E. summer vacation. Like a lot. a lot a alot. …

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