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    How do you do it all when you work full time.

    I have a full time job (7:30 - 3:30), a 9 year old daughter, a husband and a house and am having trouble fitting all of my obligations into a 24 hour day :confused: . I am also new to Pampered Chef (started in June). Just looking for some advice as to whether or how you can fit it all in and...
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    Southwestern Cobb Salad

    I posted the thread about the 7 layer taco salad. I am wondering if I did not remember correctly and she said Southwester Cobb Salad. Does anyone have this recipe? Please advise. Any help will be appreciated.
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    7 Layer Taco Salad

    I was listening to the CD "How to Make Your Kitchen Show Sparkle" and the person on the CD said that the 7 layer taco salad was good and used a lot of products. I haven't been able to find it, any ideas? Please advise. Much appreciated.
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    Host Coaching Looking for advice on host coaching.

    How does one go about host coaching for a catalog show - is it pretty much the same as a live show? I did use the flyer re: catalog shows which I got on this site, but not sure where to go from there. Any advice will be appreciated. Thanks!
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    Phyllo Dough Tip

    The recipe in the Season's Best cookbook says to re-wrap the phyllo dough in plastic to keep it moist in between putting together each banana bundle -- I make baklava quite frequently and I have always put a damp towell over the phyllo dough, it takes less time than re-wraping and keeps/adds...
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    Theme Show Christmas Cookie Theme/Swap

    Someone posted a Christmas Cookie Themed show a few months ago -- they used sugar cookie dough and showed how many different types of cookies you could make w/ added ingredients - like peanut butter. Also, does anyone have a flyer re: this? Also looking for an Apple Themed Flyer and a How To...
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    Theme Show Apple Themed Party

    Does anyone have an Apple themed show flyer or a fall theme show flyer that I could see so I am not reinventing the wheel? Not sure if this is o.k. to ask, but I thought I would try it. I want do an apple show with microwave apple crumble and apple pizza in one of the Pampered Chef cookbooks...
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    Checking Account

    What type of checking account do you have. My bank set me up with a business account and I am a little uncomfortable with it. All I want is a checking account with overdraft protection in case any customer's don't clear by the time I submit the show. Does having a business account change...
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    Looking for a Recipe

    My Director was telling me about a braid bread that you can make with apples. If anyone has that I would appreciate it -- I would like to do an apple themed show in September. Thanks.
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    Looking for Tips on Organization

    I am a new consultant this month and am looking for some tricks of the trade. Any organization/business habit tips would be very much appreciated. I have read the manual, but am looking for some additional, practical tips. Thanks much.
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    How do you know if a Kiwi is ripe or not?

    I am planning on using a kiwi to demonstrate the avocado peeler and egg slicer, but need a ripe kiwi for this and have no clue how you tell if it ripe other than to make sure it is not rock hard. Any help will be appreciated.
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    Giving out Recipes at Shows

    I am joining in a couple of days and was wondering. I have a lot of recipes I would like to make at shows -- not Pampered Chef recipes -- is there any problem with copying these and giving them out at shows (to all participants that want them, not as a prize). I am thinking about copyright...
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    Bookings Question re: Party Fatigue

    I have not yet joined -- I have to get those four dates -- but I am finding that a lot of people like Pampered Chef, would like to have a party, but all of their friends are sick of parties -- they have been to the candle parties, etc. How do you get around this? Pampered Chef parties seem...
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    Bookings Help - I don't know if I should join.

    I am having trouble getting bookings (the first 4). A friend of mine is now avoiding me and I have only spoken to her about it twice, and briefly. My mother was less than enthusiastic, although this I understand as she is in her 70's. My sister said she thought she could only get a couple of...
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    Looking for a recipe I had at a show last Friday

    Not sure if you are allowed to give out recipes to people who are not consultants (I am looking into becoming one in the next couple of weeks, but have not completely decided yet) -- If you can't give it out, no problem. Anyway, the consultant served something from the fall recipe book that had...
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    Thinking about joining -- Are there too many consultants

    I have never been a consultant before and am concerned about getting bookings -- There seem to be a lot of consultants out there and I do want to have the opportunity to grow -- I don't have a lot of friends who share my interest in cooking. Is the market saturated?