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What is death: Definition and 28 Discussions

  1. The_Kitchen_Guy

    Autopsy Results: No Cause of Death Found for Paige Birgfeld's Remains

    Results of an autopsy of Paige's remains have not revealed a cause of death, according to Paul Shockley of the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel. http://www.gjsentinel.com/breaking/articles/bones-yield-no-cause-of-death-in-birgfeld-probe/ The article tells us, “There is no readily...
  2. L

    Death by Chocolate Ideas & Recipes....new Consultant!!

    Hi Guys! I'm new to The Pampered Chef! I have a cooking show next weekend and the host would like to do something, "death by chocolate". I don't have any recipes. Can you help? I would need to use the product that I received with my starter kit. Thanks in advance:chef:
  3. D

    Death by Chocolate Murder Mystery Script

    Thanks all for contacting me about the success of this show. Everyone had a ball. But the script needs tweeking with the timing of the words/show. Haven't had a chance to work on that part yet. I think I would have more of the recipes done and just say Pam had it mostly complete before her demise.
  4. babywings76

    Should You Address Personal Tragedy in Professional Correspondence?

    My sister hosted a show and there was a woman there who wanted to book. She didn't set a date and I tried following up with her. Months went by and we still never pinpointed a date. Then my sister told me that her son died in a tragic accident. I meant to send her a condolence card, but kept...
  5. J

    First Time Death in Family Ettiquete

    My husband and I have been married 3 months and tonight his mother passed away. She lived in a nursing home. Today was also her birthday. 88 years. Neat lady, always called me Terry's friend. LOL! Believe it or not, I have not had a relative die near me before. My grandparents died, but...
  6. jrstephens

    Religion Prayers for My Mom - Her Sister Is Near Death

    The doctor's have told them 24-72 hours. She had a strock several months back and has been going down ever since. Right now she is just existed and waking up for a few minutes to talk a little. She will be much better off we know but of course it will still be hard. My mom is the youngest of 8...
  7. janetupnorth

    Big One Please - Lots of Death...

    I wasn't going to ask for prayer but I just got more news and need to for my town and coworkers. Sunday a.m. a 16 year old female lost her life in a fire. I just got told that a lady who works in our warehouse committed suicide over the weekend. We are currently dealing with 3 of our...
  8. ChefPaulaB

    Death by Chocolate Trifle Question

    I know that I am making this easy trifle way too complicated, but I have never made it and am doing it for a lunch show today, so want to be sure I look like I know what I'm doing! I have seen 2 different versions of this recipe, one calls for one chocolate bar and the other calls for 3 heath...
  9. pampchefrhondab

    Host Had Death in Family This Week - Still Having Show

    I'm having a show on Sunday. The host's niece died in a tragic car accident on Monday. The funeral is on Saturday. She still wants to have the show even tough some of the family members will of course not be coming. She will be helping raise the niece's baby son (20 months old). She said...
  10. P

    How to Talk to Children About Death and Dying?

    Anyone have any experience in talking to children about death? My MIL has cancer and is going down-hill much faster than we expected. DS does not know how sick she is - he does know that she's not feeling well. She may not make it to the end of the year...or she could linger a while.. How...
  11. C

    Tragic Loss of a Young Life: Remembering a Teenager's Unexpected Passing"

    I just got a call today letting me know that the brother of one of my daughter's preschool friends passed away yesterday. He is 15 or 16 yrs old. He was visiting his grandparents at their ranch. His grandfather accidentally shot him in the back. My friend struggled to get pregnant and keep...
  12. janetupnorth

    Did the China earthquake claim 12,000 lives?

    Wow, just read a report on the earthquake yesterday early in China - death toll is now up to 12K!
  13. The_Kitchen_Guy

    Repent! Repent! the White Death Is Coming! - the Sequel

    Almost exactly a year ago, I started a thread with this title because the weather service was making a dire prediction about a giant snowfall that was supposed to inundate the midwest. It did snow, but not as bad as they told us it would be. Well, they're at it again. Thirteen inches...
  14. Christ Follower

    Dealing with Host Cancellation Due to Tragic Circumstances

    Okay, how do I approach this if I do so at all??? I had a show booked for July 5th. I've never met this lady. She got my number from a co-worker. The day before her party when I was doing my 3rd call, she told me she would have to cancel due to her BIL being "hit and killed by a drunk...
  15. chefjenibel

    ?? Books Dealing With Death and Divorce ??

    I have a very dear friend who left her husband of 13 years about 2 months ago. She and her three children moved from their 2-story, 5-bedroom house into a 2-bedroom apartment and they have made a lot of sacrifices. Then, on Monday, her father (66yo) passed away suddenly. She is a very strong...
  16. N

    Can Chocolate and Wine Be the Perfect Pairing for a Party?

    Would that make a good combo? My April host wants to do something easy with wine! She also wants to know how my Margaritaville Party goes this weekend. I want to use the Trifle bowl. (Which I still have to order) I think it would be a great seller with this crowd. I really want to show it off...
  17. The_Kitchen_Guy

    Repent! Repent! the White Death Is Coming!

    Yeah, yeah, yeah...right. The sky is falling...the sky is falling. [soap box alert] [along with most other midwestern states but my report is localized] It is my understanding that those of you who live in the Dakotas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio are...
  18. jrstephens

    Fedex- I Know We Have Discussed This to Death but

    I am just not happy with Fedex. I had a supply order that was "on vehicle for delivery" on Saturday. Well, no delivery. Then it said "to be delivered next business day." Well, today is the next business day and no delivery yet either and she normally comes around 12/1230 if she is delivering...
  19. Chef Stacy Edwards

    Delicious Chocolate Recipes to Impress: Fondu, Pie, and More!

    Hi, I am doing a show where the Host wants to do all the chocolate recipes in her PC products she has.(Fondu, chocolate pie in SW Pie dish, etc.) My problem is now what recipe can I do to go with that? Could use some Ideas.
  20. pcheftammy

    Death by Chocolate Murder Mystery

    Does anyone have this? I saw it on a previous flyer. It sounds great for Valentine's Day! Thanks, Tammy [email protected]
  21. N

    Death by Chocolate: Delicious Recipes for Valentine's Shows

    I am going to be doing 4 or 5 shows before valentines and I want to do "Death by Chocolate" theme shows. Anyone got any really good recipes????
  22. Shonda1107

    Scared to book my first party - Any tips for a newbie?

    :eek: I have never been to a party, never owned any PC products prior, did some heavy research and decided up TPC rather independently (after asking detailed questions of my final three DS companies before making my final decision). Well, my SS month 1 begins in January and I am a nervous wreck...
  23. R

    Rocky Road Dip Recipe - Help Becky Out with Her Death by Chocolate Theme!

    Does anyone have the recipe for Rocky Road Dip?? I heard of the recipe and I am very curious!! Also, I am doing a Death by Chocolate theme for my next two shows.. Does anyone have any advice on a show script, games or recipes?? Thanks! Becky
  24. Sandibeach

    Death by Chocolate - Variation of Recipes

    Hello, I'm a new consultant and doing a death by chocolate recipe. I'd like to try the Chocolate Chunk Skillet Cookie, or the Molten Chcolate Skillet Brownie or the Turtle Fudge Skillet Cake. But the problem is, I DONT HAVE A SKILLET yet!!! Can I substitute and use a stoneware? I have...
  25. pamperedmom2owen

    Ideas for Death by Chocolate Show?

    I need some ideas for a primary recipe for a chocolate show! I've got a secondary recipe, but I need something that uses more products
  26. C

    Death by Chocolate Party Invites?

    I'm a new consultant. I want to have a party where the guest actually make the dessert or even have two teams that compete to make them. Wondering is anyone had any ideas and invitations for something like that. I want it to be a fun girl's night out. Any suggestions are needed! If I got...
  27. ChefJodi

    Adding Fun to Your Chocolate-Themed Event: Tips and Ideas for Success

    I'm in need of some assistance. Has anyone done one of these?? I did one but didn't think it was very successful. I made a Chocolate recipe and asked each to bring their favorite chocolate recipe to share. I then compiled the recipes and emailed them out to all the guests. I'm looking for...
  28. DebPC

    What are Some Unique Recipes and Fun Activities for a Death by Chocolate Show?

    Let's all thank Sally Frick for passing along these great recipes and fun activities for Death by Chocolate shows. Subject: Re: chocolate show Chocolate Chip Cheeseball 1 8 oz. pkg. of cream cheese 1/2 cup butter 1/4 tsp vanilla 3/4 cup confectioners sugar 2 tbs. brown sugar 3/4...