Well, I went and did it - I signed up with Pampered Chef! Can you believe it? As if my life wasn't already busy enough. But I've actually thought about it for a long time. I really like their products and it seems like more income for a lot less work than Stampin' Up!
Don't get me wrong, I still like Stampin' Up! and I plan to continue with it, but it can take from six to eight hours to design, cut out and prepare the projects for an event. That's why it truly is a labor of love when I do a stamping event. My new team leader says it takes her just half an hour to get ready for a Pampered Chef show. Whoohoo!
But here's the *real* reason I signed up with Pampered Chef. Shhhh, it's my big secret - I don't know how to cook. Seriously. I am almost 50 years old and I never really learned how to cook properly.
It's not totally my fault - I was raised entirely by my Mom and she didn't cook either. We ate a steady diet of TV dinners, almost seven days a week. She thought they were the greatest thing ever invented. And like me, she had about 3 or 4 "go to" recipes that got her by most non-TV dinner situations.
And I'm fortunate enough to be married all these years to a man who likes to cook. He's much more interested in food than I am and he has always done most of the cooking for us. And if he doesn't want to cook, he's always willing to go out to eat, so I've rarely had to cook for my family.
So I went to this Pampered Chef party last night and I was so impressed. She showed us this fabulous recipe for chicken fajitas. And it was so quick and so tasty and it looked so easy with all the nifty little tools and things they have and I thought - I can DO this.
That's the way I felt when I first started with Stampin' Up! I made this cute little card at a party and I felt so proud of myself and I just wanted to share that feeling with my friends. And now I'm going to have a whole bunch of new stuff to share with all of you.
I'll let you know when I have my website all set up and am open for business.