vacation style

Disneyed

Cate Mezyk - May 21, 2013

I’m 4 days into our Florida family vacation, and I am loving this time with my family. Disney was a wee bit crazy, with 90 degree temps and blazing sun both days. But hey – it could be snowing! I’ll take it. Now we’re just relaxing on the beach, and eating as much ice cream and fresh fish as possible. Last summer we went here …

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Pardon My French

Cate Mezyk - May 16, 2013

These are a little past due – since I’ve been home for over a month now. But I promised to show pictures from my trip to Paris (check out my London pics here), and I’ve finally found time to do so. While there, I had one of the best meals of my life at a little out of the way place called Les Cocottes. They don’t …

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Wild About You

Cate Mezyk - February 1, 2013

What am I wild about this week? I’m dreaming of my upcoming trip abroad, and the shopping I’ll do while over there. With a first stop in London, Topshop is definitely on my must visit list. Wouldn’t I be tea party ready in this sweet little dress? Vine Border Sun Dress, topshop These t-bar sandals would be a perfect addition to my summer shoe repertoire. …

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Pappy G

Cate Mezyk - January 30, 2013

My mom and I took a last minute trip out to see my grandparents the other day. When I say last minute, I mean my husband saw a fare sale, I got on the phone arranging all that needs to be arranged when a stay at home mom travels without her kids, and a couple of days later we flew out. It was so lovely …

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My Kind of Town

Cate Mezyk - June 25, 2012

I just got back from a week away. We visited family and friends in Chicago, and made a stop along the way at the Wisconsin Dells. Side note: while I was thrilled to see my kids having such a blast (and they had a serious blast!), the Dells grosses me out. Don’t get me wrong, the accommodations are nice. But the thought of all that …

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Fun Finds on Friday

Cate Mezyk - February 17, 2012

Happy end of the week to ya! Here’s what’s caught my eye for the latest edition of Fun Finds. Around this time every year I start dreaming of a warm weather vacation. Happily, there are many years in which we actually go somewhere and escape the Minnesota chill.This year we are finishing our basement, which means I’m here for the duration. It’s a pretty great …

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Seville Style

Cate Mezyk - October 5, 2011

When my husband and I travel, we do a lot of walking. Part of it is out of necessity, because we do a lot of eating as well, but it’s also because we love to see as much as possible while we’re in town. Whether it’s DC, NYC, LA, or somewhere in between, we’re walking as far as our legs will take us. For that …

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Beached

Cate Mezyk - July 28, 2011

We’ve got another trip coming up soon. Swim suit – Target, shoes and hat – JCrew Each summer since his infancy, my husband has been heading to Waupaca, WI for a week of relaxation on the shores of Long Lake with his family. The lineup of activities always includes lots of tubing, fishing, and ice cream eating (oh, Scoopers, how I love you so!), and …

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Weekly Buzz – Pack Smarter

Cate Mezyk - July 15, 2011

This week we loaded up the minivan and pointed our car toward Door County, Wisconsin. We’re back for two weeks, and then heading out for another two – it’s going to be a busy but fun time for us. As much as I love to see the country and spend time with family and friends, I dread the process of packing. I always forget something …

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