Campaign 10 – Mother’s Day Edition – 2021

Just in time for Mother’s Day. Campaign 10   Is packed with special gift bundles perfect for Mom.  And we Introduce Haiku Intense.  Intense versions have potent precious ingredients and a longer wear time for a luxury feel that lasts. As a special gift receive the Mothers Day tote for only $19.99 with any $30Continue reading “Campaign 10 – Mother’s Day Edition – 2021”

New Year brings Something New

As we prepare to ring in the New Year, I’m “heading back to work”.  I took a couple weeks off the end of  December to reflect on the past year, and prepare for the new.   Yes 2019, is about to come to an end, and for me personally it was a pretty eventful year.  AndContinue reading “New Year brings Something New”

What is a White Elephant gift exchange?

 As we quickly approach the Holiday season, you probably have a few, or many, parties scheduled already.  Many of these gatherings included a white elephant gift exchange. So if you’ve never participated in a white elephant gift exchange. A White Elephant Gift Exchange is a popular game played during the holidays in which people bringContinue reading “What is a White Elephant gift exchange?”

Are you Overthinking?

This popped up this morning πŸ€” I’m so totally guilty of this. I have a tendency to overthink almost everything. Many times this is a good thing. As A friend told me several years ago “I trust you when you tell me something, because I know you do the research before you make a decision”…Continue reading “Are you Overthinking?”

Fundraising with Avon

I recently sponsored a fundraiser for a young couple whose baby was born early.  Even though there wasn’t many participating, we were about to give back at little over $80 to the family.  That might not seem like much, but as anyone who is in need of some extra funds knows “Every Little bit helps”Continue reading “Fundraising with Avon”

Do Expectations lead to Disappoint?

Do you find that your expectations lead to your disappointment?  I’m not so sure it’s the expectation that causes someone to be disappointed. When I was in the position as a  director nursing services, I was told by a consultant that members of our team would live up to my expectations.  So I blindly believedContinue reading “Do Expectations lead to Disappoint?”

Bagging Your Avon Brochure

With so many new and exciting things happening with Avon, our Avon Brochure, also known as an Avon book, have taken on a new look. In addition to the new logo on the front there is a new format inside.  The new look of a magazine-style brochure is much more enjoyable to read. It also makesContinue reading “Bagging Your Avon Brochure”

Should you sell Avon?

I seriously have to admit I never started with Avon to make money.  In fact I joined to help my daughter. My mother was taking about “retirement”, and decided she was gonna stop selling Avon, so my daughter suggested that we become representatives and that way my mom would know her “Avon people” would beContinue reading “Should you sell Avon?”

Set a Goal Everyday

  Not everyday do I reach my goals… But having a goal keeps me from running around like a chicken without my head… I actually have a day/week/month planner that I’ve developed for myself and print from a spreadsheet program. It sitd on my dining room table on a clipboard. I try to focus onContinue reading “Set a Goal Everyday”

Create Your Digital Business Card (for free)

You’ve probably heard many people, especially those in direct sales, such as Independent AVON Sales Representative talk  about sharing their digital business card. There are several paid programs you can use to create a card, but I’m pretty cheap, and didn’t want to spend the money.  So after reviewing several programs, and reading several blog postsContinue reading “Create Your Digital Business Card (for free)”

I’ve been broke many times, but I’ve never been poor

Just like everything in life,  wealth is based on your perception.  Lately I’ve been told several times “we weren’t rich like you growing up”. Or ” we grew up poor, and couldn’t afford to have nice things”  or my favorite ” poor people have poor ways”  (which is a topic for another discussion) I neverContinue reading “I’ve been broke many times, but I’ve never been poor”

Dare to be Different

During communion service today, the Deacon devoted the topic to being different.  How we should embrace what makes us unique and different.  That difference is essentially our gift from God. How many times have I tried to fit in?  How many times have I went with what ever the crowd was doing? I remember oneContinue reading “Dare to be Different”

Care for what you have

Have you ever wondered why it seems some people always have nice things.  Why is it that some people have everything. Years ago I had the opportunity to meet a German Family. It was one of the summer our family was”, living in a camper neat one of my dad’s job sites. This family IContinue reading “Care for what you have”

Interpretation of Facts

I’ve always been the kind of person who needs to know why.  I want the facts.  When is Disney Land many years ago, instead of enjoying the ride “It’s a Small World”, I found myself trying to figure out how they made it work. For me it had always seemed, I do research, even overContinue reading “Interpretation of Facts”

We’re all Connected

Have you ever heard, that we are all within 5 connections from each other.  That a friend, of a friend, of a friend, of a friend knows a stranger, that you will probably come into contact with and have a connection with. In about 2002, while my son and another young boy and I wereContinue reading “We’re all Connected”

Feeling Nostalgic… Missing Montana

With all the snow we’ve been getting, I find myself becoming nostalgic and missing Montana. For anyone that has spent a winter in Montana, your probably thinking I’m nuts.  It’s really quite hard to believe it’s been 30 years since I experienced my last Montana winter. And what a winter it was It all startedContinue reading “Feeling Nostalgic… Missing Montana”

When a man gets sick

Have you ever noticed that the world must stop when a man gets sick.  Just this morning, my husband said to me ” man I feel like crap”. As we talked a bit longer, I said I’m sorry, you must have gotten what I had Friday. As he got ready to leave for work, heContinue reading “When a man gets sick”

Knowledge is power

Although you may have heard the phrase ” Knowledge is Power” when in school, but what does it really mean. For me, that phase meant, if I worked hard enough at school, I would be able to go to college.  As a young teenager in rural Idaho, longing for something better, I knew the onlyContinue reading “Knowledge is power”

Valentine’s Day Recollection

It’s kinda funny how today sorta crept up on me. Don’t get me wrong, Valentine’s Day, happens every year, on the same date, but this year is just different. It’s only been a few short years ago I was forced with the realization that we were spinning our wheels, and still sliding backwards. So todayContinue reading “Valentine’s Day Recollection”

What to do on a Snow Day..

Even though we usually don’t think of February as a time to have a Snow days, here we are. So what are some things you can do when school is closed? The first thing that comes to my mind is the list of home cleaning that needs to be done.  You know the dusting, mopping,Continue reading “What to do on a Snow Day..”

Is a “side hustle” for you?

It seems more and more often you have a friend, family member or aquaintance who asks you to join his/her  new network marketing, home based business, or “side hustle”.  So what do you say? First, it’s hard to turn down a family member or good friend, especially without putting a damper on their parade.  YesContinue reading “Is a “side hustle” for you?”

New Year Resolution

Do you make a New Year’s Resolution?  It seems every January many of us make a resolution to become a better friend, live a healthier life, or maybe do more reading.  What is your Resolution for the upcoming year? I’ve recently read about choosing a single word to focus on for the upcoming year.  ThisContinue reading “New Year Resolution”

What would be your ULTIMATE Girls Night In?

For me it would be something that i haven’t done since my daughter grew up. A Saturday night Mani and Pedi party πŸ‘πŸ‘£ with my granddaughters, of course their moms Tessica, Amber, and Molly could come along. We would have pizza πŸ•for supper, then start a Disney princess πŸ‘‘ movie marathon. Footeorks Pumice Cream WeContinue reading “What would be your ULTIMATE Girls Night In?”

Joining Direct Sales

Have you ever thought about starting a side hustle.  Direct sales is becoming a very popular alternative to finding a second job. Join Today People join direct sales for a variety of reasons.  A personal shopper joins to get discounts on the products they already use.  A mother of young children may join so sheContinue reading “Joining Direct Sales”

My Start in Direct Sales.

For me starting this new adventure in direct sales was quite honestly not something that I had actually planned. My direct sales (network marketing) story begins in a small rural town of 900 people in central Idaho.   We had purchased a brick and mortar business with an annual sales of $35 thousand. In less thanContinue reading “My Start in Direct Sales.”

Blaming Others

Blaming others. We all know those people.  They probably jumped right into your mind when you read the title. They seem to bbe the ones that just drain your energy, sometimes because you become the blunt of their failures, because let’s face it, it’s not β€œtheir” fault. The other reason they seem to drain ourContinue reading “Blaming Others”