Cate Mezyk

Oh Happy Day

Cate Mezyk - April 21, 2015

I really, really, really like birthdays. What could be more fun than a day set aside to celebrate someone? And I make no exception for my own birthday – it’s a great excuse to see friends, relax a bit, and do some favorite things. I’m turning 37 today. Now, the number itself has never bothered me. I don’t mind inching toward 40. I just don’t …

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I’m Doing It Anyway

Cate Mezyk - April 20, 2015
Pink Minnetonka Moccasins

I think all Minnesotans get to a certain point where they are just done with winter. Sure, there are snowmobiling lovers and ice fishing fanatics galore to be found around here, but once it’s officially spring, I think we can all agree that it should actually feel like spring. I’ve decided that I’m going to act like it’s spring outside, even when the weather doesn’t …

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How To Decorate A Coffee Table

Cate Mezyk - April 16, 2015
How to style a coffee table

I love redecorating my house. Unfortunately, as I’ve said before, I don’t have carte blanche to spend all of our money on it. So instead, I get creative, switching up what we already have in our house, and finding new homes for it. One of the things I love to freshen up is our coffee table. Our family room is the first room you see …

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Stamp of Approval

Cate Mezyk - April 14, 2015

My husband and I have this ongoing funny thing where he thinks a lot of what I wear is totally crazy town, and I laugh because I don’t mind being different. Case in point, my bird shirt (seen here). He hated that shirt to the point where he actually took a vote from our friends to see how many of them hated it too. The verdict? …

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Pour Some Sugar On Me

Cate Mezyk - April 7, 2015
Flatforms by Tori Burch

My son, Davis, at the ripe old age of six, has become a big time lover of music. Both of my girls like music, and can often be heard singing along to the radio. But he really LOVES it. More specifically, he really loves rock music from yesteryear. (ok, I just crazy aged myself by using the word yesteryear, but anyhoo…) Def Leppard? He digs …

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How To Style a Classic – Converse

Cate Mezyk - April 6, 2015
How to wear your Converse shoes - with skinnies

If there is one item that you should have in your closet, it’s a pair of Converse classic low cut Chuck Taylors. I have worn mine approximately 1,687,492 times (that’s just a rough estimate), and every time I wear them differently. To help convince you that you simply must (regardless of your age or fashion style) own a pair, I thought I’d share just a …

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Easter Style

Cate Mezyk - March 31, 2015

Easter is coming up this weekend, and whether or not you go all in on your outfit, or you throw something on right before heading out the door, it’s fun to have an occasion to dress up! I’m not typically someone who plans my outfits ahead of time, but every once in awhile it’s nice to have a reason to allow myself to buy something. …

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Cate Mezyk - March 30, 2015

Most Mondays, you can find me at my children’s school, volunteering for kindergarten reading. There’s usually some instruction that goes along with whatever I’m to do that day. Something specific I’m supposed to do with the groups that come out into the hall with me. But the other day, the teacher couldn’t remember how to play the game she had given me. So she handed …

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Wild About What’s New

Cate Mezyk - March 27, 2015

It’s Friday – hurrah! Re-entry into regular life after spring break is always tough, and it makes for a long week. Tammy is back from the Dominican Republic, and me? Well, I stayed here – but I did manage to have a little fun during our week off of school. And we’re both back with our noses to the grindstone, getting ready for our next …

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Gluten Free Baked French Toast Casserole

Cate Mezyk - March 26, 2015
Gluten Free Baked French Toast Casserole Recipe

Whenever there’s a holiday, you can be sure we’re incorporating food into it in a big way. One of our morning favorites is a baked French toast casserole. It’s perfect for Easter brunch, or Christmas morning (or pretty much any day that you’re craving a delicious breakfast). Over the years, we’ve adapted and tweaked an original recipe, and the last two years, have switched it …

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