What.She.Said.

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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