What.She.Said.

WE'VE HARNESSED THE POWER OF THE SUN!

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WTS is now completely powered by the sun!   We've gone solar, both at home and at work, and we feel so good about it!   In our never-ending quest to save the world (seriously, if we could, we would do anything to fix what's broken), we've completely transitioned to solar power to energize both our home and business! 

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Shopping Local. Shopping Small. So Much More Than Geography...

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  According to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), small businesses represent 99.7 percent of all employer firms. Since 1995, small businesses have generated 64 percent of new jobs, and paid 44 percent of the total United States private payroll, according to the SBA.   If you are reading this, then you are probably a customer of ours or hopefully you soon will be!  WOOT WOOT!  THANK YOU for shopping small!  One of the guiding principles of our lives, both in business and in our personal lives, is helping others and our community.  As a business, the best way that we can do this is to get...

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Vanilla. Pfffft.

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Vanilla...  Somehow, vanilla has come to mean no-frills... boring... mundane.  "She's so vanilla", or "my life is so vanilla" is not understood to be a good thing.  It's pretty insulting, actually, and I am not happy about the bad rap that vanilla has gotten over the years. My favorite flavor of ice cream is vanilla.  For as long as I can remember, its my go-to - I don't stray.  Sometimes, I'll throw in a some rainbow sprinkes or maybe even some butterscotch, but the base is always vanilla... boring?  My favorite scent is vanilla.  I only burn vanilla candles, and...

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On being a full-time working family...

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On being a full-time working family...

We work hard.  We play hard.  There really isn’t enough time in a day, and I would venture to guess that even an hour was added to each day, it wouldn’t make much difference. We juggle, balance, adapt, change course, reorganize, multi-task, and manage every day…  When I say we, you are included.  There is no way to live in the world, at least not these days, without having to deal with the unexpected and unplanned on a daily basis.  Plans?  What are they and how do I get some?  Okay, now that I have some, how do I keep...

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Who.Are.We? The Obligatory Introductory Blog Post (or perhaps an existential crisis?)

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Who.Are.We?  The Obligatory Introductory Blog Post (or perhaps an existential crisis?)

You probably don’t know much about us, so I figure a little intro is in order.  My name, and an important place to start, is Melissa.  I’m 30-something, I have 2 wonderful boy-children (insane, adorable psycho’s), and a super-fine husband who is the ultimate life and business partner.  Name: Matt.   Someday I’ll do a post about how we met, because what a story that is… but for now – a little about us. We are passionate.  About EVERYTHING.  Seriously – we try our best not to do anything we don’t love to do because who wants to do something you...

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