Bona Fide

Cate Mezyk - March 16, 2015

People keep asking when we’ll be getting clothing in the shop – and hurrah! It’s here (and is scheduled to continue to arrive)! We’re committed to our handmade values – so all of our clothing items are handmade too! Flytrap’s items were the first to come in, and we couldn’t be more excited about them. Stop in the shop and check them out in person, …

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Sun on my Shoulders

Tammy Hiveley - March 11, 2015
Show-me Shoulders!-11

Pinch me… do I really see the sun?! Woohoo! I couldn’t be happier the sun is shining down it’s sweet rays. The girls are playing outdoors… I worked on my laptop while lounging on the front porch… The fog I was in has lifted! Praise the Lord!! Even if the temps still aren’t swimsuit-weather-warm, the Vitamin D feels oh so good! One of my latest finds from …

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Don’t Be Basic

Cate Mezyk - March 9, 2015

A friend of mine saw this t-shirt and immediately thought of me because I’ve joked about being basic. I know that I am the essence of basic. I wear Lulu to the gym (though honestly, I like Lucy better). I like lattes. I’m a suburban mom, driving a minivan, doing basic things. But truly, when is the life of any mom basic? Yep, we wipe …

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Take Me Back

Tammy Hiveley - March 4, 2015
Revisiting Italy through a single scarf-5

Do you ever wear items that you got on vacation JUST so you can be transported back to that magical time and place? I do. Like the other day when I woke up in a rut. A gloomy winter’s-never-gonna-leave rut. I needed a pick me up. And after a purple scarf in my closet caught my eye, I realized that this was going to be the thing …

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Deep Sigh of Relief

Cate Mezyk - March 2, 2015

This weekend was a whirlwind! My husband headed out of town on business on Thursday, and extended his stay until Sunday evening to stay with his uncle. Meanwhile, the kids had more activities schedule during those four days than you can shake a stick at (what does that phrase even mean?!). It seemed that just about everything they could be invited to, on top of …

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WIW to the Oscars

Tammy Hiveley - February 25, 2015
WIW to the Oscar Experience 2015 Minneapolis-8

As I mentioned last week {here}, we were invited to the Twin Cities Oscar Experience 2015. It proved to be a fabulous soirée with food, Hollywood fashion and most importantly… giving back to the community! All proceeds are split between non-profits, Twin Cities Film Fest and Aegis Foundation. Cate was unable to attend at the last minute so my beautiful friend, Summer, jumped at the chance to …

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Well Rested

Cate Mezyk - February 23, 2015

I’ve shard in the past my struggles with sleeping. (check out this post – our readers shared TONS of great ideas for getting better sleep at night!) There is nothing like the feeling of being well rested. And if there is any time I’m going to catch up on my zzz’s, it’s while I’m on vacation. Though I don’t sleep well, I’m fortunate in that …

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Style These Days

Tammy Hiveley - February 18, 2015
Stripes, Chevrons and lots of cozy layers-13

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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Mumbo Jumbo

Cate Mezyk - February 17, 2015

Today is one of those days when I’m drawing a blank on just what to share. My mind has been working overtime, because I was asked to contribute entries to a couple of devotionals, and I’ve used up all my brainpower on them. So this post might honestly sound like jibberish to those of you reading it. If you’re new here, my apologies – stick …

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Coffee, Friends, and a Blank Canvas

Tammy Hiveley - February 11, 2015
Join me for coffee. Let's just sit and chat. comfy and all-5

Coffee-time with friends is near and dear to my heart. I especially enjoy it when I can curl up in comfy home-body clothes and make a morning of it. The other day a friend stopped by to catch up on life. Life happens way too fast and unfortunately I have to schedule it to make it happen these days. So just as scheduled, my friend rang the doorbell. …

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