Fall is Officially Here

Tammy Hiveley - September 25, 2019

Fall is officially here, and with it comes fall fashion. It’s really one of the best times of the year to go shopping. You’re excited to wear sweaters again, and ready to cozy up in layers and fun denim. This year is certainly no different for me. I’m loving everything I’m seeing so far for the big trends. If you haven’t noticed, animal print is …

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Under Construction

Cate Mezyk - September 14, 2019

We are currently transitioning this site from our blog (since we began as a blog in January of 2011 with the shop coming later) to our shopping site. Please visit us at shopwildruffle.com until we merge all as one fantastic place to shop and visit. Thanks for your patience as we transition! Remember, we are always open online at shopwildruffle.com!

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What’s in MY Cart? What’s in yours?

Tammy Hiveley - April 9, 2019

As most of you know, Wild Ruffle does not stock shoes in the shop. While there are a few different reasons why, the main reason is… Why would we? when we have shopbop.com at our fingertips? For real, my heart-eyes can’t handle the cuteness on that site. And did I mention their FREE shipping and FREE returns?!! I have to click back over there to …

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Spring Broken

Cate Mezyk - March 19, 2019

I just returned from the most horrifying of all tasks one does right before heading to a warm weather destination – swim suit shopping. And though this item on the to-do list is always a daunting one, this year it’s particularly awful. Why, you ask? Because swimwear seriously sucks right now. Designers, what are you thinking? Oh, it looks adorable on the hanger. The bright …

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Snowmeggedon

Cate Mezyk - February 27, 2019

So, we’re record setters here in Minnesota. Yep, we have the distinction of having the snowiest February in the history of the state (or at least since they started recording that sort of thing). Something to be proud of, right? Right. Except I think it’s a record we all could’ve done without. Even my school aged children are ready to be done with days off, …

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Cate Mezyk - November 20, 2018

As Tammy and I gear up for Small Business Saturday (you’re coming, right?! – check out the Facebook event page here), we’re also busy running around town getting ready for Thanksgiving. There is much to be thankful for, that’s for sure. Thankfully, I’m staying comfy and CUTE in my new Tretorn buffalo plaid shoes. So many of you have asked where I got them, so …

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Plans Schmans

Cate Mezyk - September 25, 2018

I’m not typically a planner. In fact, I’m kind of a fly by the seat of my pants, last minute kind of girl. Most of the time, this plays in my favor because truly – life is more interesting when you can be spontaneous. When you go with the flow you stumble upon some really fun adventures. When it doesn’t work well is when you …

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Counting The Wins

Cate Mezyk - August 31, 2018

As I type this, the minutes are ticking down on our time left of summer school break. Today is officially the last weekday – and heck, we’re headed toward 5 o’clock and that means we’ve reached the weekend. These past few months have flown by. I say it every year, but this year I feel it more than ever. Avery is about to begin 8th …

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Garage Sale Crazies

Cate Mezyk - May 10, 2018

I rarely try to sell any of my stuff. First of all, my husband is a clutter hating guy, and regularly goes through our house and clears out all the non-essentials. A few of the things he has thrown away have included an antique sterling silver tea set (I later saw it at a local vintage shop – guess she was a dumpster diver!), an …

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Take Advantage

Cate Mezyk - April 10, 2018

With spring temperatures just around the corner here in Minnesota (I mean, c’mon – sometime it has to warm up around here and the snow needs to melt away, right?!), it’s time to make some updates to that wardrobe. You know how Tammy and I LOVE us some new shoes… and Shop Bop is always our go-to spot to purchase them. Happily, Shop Bop is …

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