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Here I Go Again, Another Hair Fail

Tammy Hiveley - March 2, 2016

So yesterday started like most. But let’s skip past all the early morning kid-rush-to-the-bus-by-6:50 routine; AND after having to leave my house three separate times before 8:20 am (all in the name of KIDS! Gah!). I’m finally able to move onto myself. This lady needs a shower. While I was waiting for the Keurig to do it’s thing one last time, I naturally got distracted by my iPhone …

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The Yearly Transition

Tammy Hiveley - October 7, 2015

As our lives fall back into the swing of things, I remember how it feels to be in a routine. It’s nice. I forgot how wonderfully calm a routine is. The joyful chaos of summer always confuses me into thinking that life without order would be fab-u-lous. But every year as the season changes, I’m reminded that order has it’s benefits. Early to bed ~ early to rise is …

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Jump for Joggers

Tammy Hiveley - September 16, 2015

If you haven’t jumped on this fall trend yet then I suggest you do! You won’t be sad you did. That’s because joggers are big and they are everywhere! I’m talking everywhere! You can find them in high end department stores down to big box discounters. At every price known to man (or woman). Every fabric and color readily available to all who want to …

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Cate Mezyk - May 12, 2015

Ok, so I’m going to admit something a bit embarrassing. I know – it’s totally wrong of me. I’m a mother of 3. A grown up woman. But I just can’t help myself. I love Britney Spears. Seriously – every song. I know that she’s overproduced, and her voice is altered, and I know she’s gone to crazy and back. I know I should be …

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Style These Days

Tammy Hiveley - February 18, 2015

My style these days is mostly comfy cozy mixed with a little casual flair. Working in the shop has forced me to choose my outfits based on comfort yet cute-ability. I’m oftentimes freezing so I need as many warm layers as possible! Hense the amazing amount of scarves I own. Like this one… remember it from last week? I’m hooked on this Vintage Gypsy scarf that my …

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Lies, All Lies!

Cate Mezyk - January 27, 2015

The other morning, I woke up – and right away it started. The whispers in my head… saying, “You’re not good enough. Your business will never succeed. You’re a terrible mother.” Lies. False words that I allow to creep in my mind, making me doubt everything I know. Telling me that I am not who I was created to be. I believe that there is …

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What I Wore for the Big Day

Tammy Hiveley - December 10, 2014

You’ve been hearing a ridiculous amount of chatter regarding our little shop of chic’happenings. Why? Because that’s all we have been living and breathing the past few weeks. So, I’m sure you all understood when I stared at my closet last Thursday morning and said… I have nothing to wear!! With such a big build up, how could I have NOT thought about my outfit for …

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My Life is a Zoo

Tammy Hiveley - November 19, 2014

Living out of boxes isn’t as cracked up as I thought it might be. {just kidding, I never really thought that} Don’t get me wrong, I’m giddy with every fiber of my body that we have officially moved into our new house!  Woohoo! But… My life is currently living out of boxes. Trying to stay one step ahead of the girls and unpack in an orderly fashion …

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Cate Mezyk - November 4, 2014

Alright, brace yourselves. I’m about to say something controversial. I know a lot of you won’t agree with what I have to say, but please – hear me out. And hear my heart in it for you. I think you should dress to please your significant other. Yep. I know, I know. You’re an independent woman, you don’t live in the 1950s, you don’t need a …

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