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What is hard: Definition and 69 Discussions

  1. kam

    Looking for Thread on "Baked" Hard Boiled Eggs

    I am almost certain there was a thread on here in the last month about putting eggs in a muffin pan (?) and baking them in the oven for hard-boiled eggs. I am almost certain DebPC started it - but not 100% on it. I even think I commented - but now I cannot find it to save my life. I have...
  2. M

    Having a Hard Time Getting Bookings

    Hello Everyone! I am a new consultant and am really having a hard time getting bookings. I have tried free gifts, catalog orders etc. Any suggestions on how to get my business going? Thank you in advance! :)
  3. C

    Director Overcoming Bounced Checks and Finding Joy in Hard Times

    In 7 years I have had 2 maybe 3 bounced checks and always recovered my full amount plus fees. I just had 2 checks from 2 shows bounce!!:yuck::bugeye: Which also bounced my account. To give the lady with the much smaller check credit she called me yesterday and left a message that there was...
  4. pjpamchef

    Free Up Room On Your Computer: Buy an External Hard Drive/Flash Drive

    P3 is taking up too much room on my computer. Can I purchase an external hard drive or maybe a large flash drive and move it over to free up some space?
  5. C

    Director Avoiding Confusion: Common Mistakes When Ordering from Pampered Chef

    I am trying to close out a catalog show and the host is $5.00 short of $500:) So I sent her a message asking if she wanted to add another order to bump it up. Then she tells me her sister in law ordered online and already has her stuff. I start thinking here we go again..... another person who...
  6. N

    Do Directors Get a Hard Copy of the Directory?

    Hmm- I've been a director for 1 yr and just realized there was this publication- is it only online or does it come hard copy in the mail I have never received mine?
  7. Sheila

    Omg! I'm Laughing so Hard I Can't Breathe!

    A friend had this link posted on her FB wall. This is apparently a VERY dysfunctional marriage, but I couldn't help but laugh at the retaliation! You might want to have some tissue on hand in case you laugh until you cry like I did. ;)...
  8. R

    Selling Consultant Tote, and Larger Hard Side Tote

    Not sure what the hard side tote is called specifically, but it's really nice and has never been used! would like 20 each, Ill find out shipping from Michigan :)
  9. NooraK

    Need Tech-Y Advice: Laptop Hard Drive

    I just got off the phone with Tech Support, and long story short, it appears that the hard drive on my laptop is about to cr*p out. I started getting corrupt file errors in P3 a few weeks ago, and now it won't open at all. The same thing happened last year, and I ended up losing all of my...
  10. M

    Gift Ideas for the Hard to Shop For!

    I think a lot of us get stuck this time of year, unable to think of a gift for someone we love. I thought a thread where we could bounce ideas off of one another might be helpful. Items can be PC or not... I'm looking for a PC suggestion. I have a neighbor that has had a HORRIBLY rough...
  11. M

    Hard Drive Crashed...what Now??

    Okay, my hard drive crashed yesterday? Dell is sending me a new one and I'm hoping that I am able to recover all of my files. It's been a LONG time since I did a backup (I'll start doing them monthly) and I was in TEARS when I could no longer boot the computer up. Anyway, what happens to all...
  12. babywings76

    Bad Note Taking, Makes Follow up Hard!

    Okay, so here's a reminder that when doing a booth and talking to people....write down good notes when they leave! I had one person do a definite booking. Then I had 2 people say that they would try to do a catalog show. But one of those people was more of a sure thing than the other. I...
  13. T

    Struggling to Book Parties? Tips and Tricks for New PC Sellers

    I started selling PC in November and having such a hard time getting bookings, even with friends and family! I'd love to do the 3 calls a day but I just don't have that many numbers! I'm really starting to get frustrated and want to get some shows on the go! I've even offered, in addition...
  14. reedcanchef

    Struggling to Recruit? How Can I Improve My ROI?

    I have been recruting very hard for the past two months. I have not seen any return. I am starting to get a little discouraged. Everyone is trying to wait for the "perfect" time to join. I try to explain to them that with PC everyday is the perfect time to join. Can any of you share your best...
  15. reedcanchef

    Maximizing Recruiting ROI: Tips and Best Practices for PC Opportunities

    I have been recruting very hard for the past two months. I have not seen any return. I am starting to get a little discouraged. Everyone is trying to wait for the "perfect" time to join. I try to explain to them that with PC everyday is the perfect time to join. Can any of you share your best...
  16. chefheidi2003

    Do You Live Near a Hard Rock Cafe

    Hello all..I didn't know where to put this..but..I need help..so I decided to reach out to all of you for the help if possible. My sister collects the Guitar pins from Hard Rock Cafe..well..every year in October they have a special Pink Ribbon Guitar Pin. She usually orders is...
  17. P

    Two Shows This Weekend: Hard Work Pays Off!

    I did two shows this weekedn. Which may not sound like a lot to some people but they wore me out. Both shows did very well and still have orders coming in so I will be very excited when the commission check comes in.:D
  18. wadesgirl

    Stuck - Between a Rock and a Hard Place!

    If you could just keep me in your thoughts and prayers. I'm having to make one of the biggest decisions in my life right now and I'm not sure what to do. I have my heart telling me one thing and my gut telling me another. Either way I'll get hurt. Not a good time to be me right now :(
  19. PampChefJoy

    Out of Town but Working Hard: Project Update

    I'm working on one but I'm out of town right now till Friday so it's hard to get everything together. I should have it ready by this weekend.
  20. T

    Skillet Cake-Ss Skillet or Hard Anodized 12" Used?

    Hi, I was wondering which 12" skillet, stainless steel or the hard anodized, is the one is considered the "family skillet. I like the idea of the skillet cakes but all the recipes just say "family skillet". Can someone clarify that for me, please? Does it matter? I guess you can melt butter...
  21. K

    I Signed My First Recruit: Celebrating 3-1/2 Years of Hard Work

    Yup, after 3-1/2yrs, I signed my first recruit. I'm so excited:sing:and I just can't hide it:sing:
  22. P

    Maximize Your Recruiting Success: Tips for When Incentives Aren't Enough

    It seems like I can only recruit when there is NO incentive. All of my recruits have been either just before of just after some really cool recruiting incentive and it's starting to bug me. I REALLY wanted that rolling backpack. I have 2 strong leads that are planning to sign soon too. One...
  23. esavvymom

    Rant Dealing with a Picky Eater: My Struggle as a Home Cook | Easy Recipes

    I get so tired of when I go to try a new recipe, my DH snarls his nose at it. I swear, sometimes he's worse than the kids!! I was going to try the Power Cooking Beef today, and make the Stroganoff for dinner, and prepare the Tacos and Beef Sandwiches for later. He suggested something...
  24. beepampered

    Help Me Identify Mystery White Bowls with Hard Plastic Bottom

    I got a message from someone and want info before I call her back. She was wanted info about some bowls she bought (don't know when) that are white and have hard plastic on the bottom. Any clue what's she talking about before I return her call? Thanks.
  25. SLDOWDY1978

    Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Dealing with an Unhappy Customer

    I had a customer last month ask if she can order 4 replacement v-blades for her mandoline. I ordered them I delivered them to her. Last night I get an email from her saying that they dont fit. She has the older model. I just called home office and you cant order older parts and I cant return...
  26. S

    Vista 64 Bit & Pampered Chef: Lessons Learned the Hard Way

    :cry: Well here I sit with a brand new computer and a really up to date one at that! Sooooo also here I sit with a worthless computer for my Pampered Chef busniess! 800.00 later I still have no computer for business! My other one was hit by lightening and noooooooot covered by insurance...
  27. G

    Having a Hard Time Bringing Less...

    So I am REALLY trying to bring less to my shows - so my job doesn't look hard, because I need more recruits... However, I have this fear that my sales will suffer if I don't show "enough" products. Is anyone having this problem? For example- I have a show tonight - 20 confirmed guests. I am...
  28. redsoxgirl

    It's so Hard Not to Spill the Beans!!!

    LOL!! I want to talk about all the new stuff, but we can't yet!!! AAAHHHHHHHHHH!!!!! :chef:
  29. Intrepid_Chef

    Troubleshooting Hard Drive Issues: Tips for a Quick Fix | My Experience

    My roomate called me with some bad news. After a circuit flipped ... my computer is not turning on. And his computer is on wireless internet and won't work without mine. (for the short term, I told him to use my modem.) I fear I need a hard drive. If I have to, I will fix it ... and...
  30. J

    How do I address the lack of support from my upline in my PC business?

    I've been with PC for almost a year. When signing up I didn't need much help since I had previously been a consultant/demo for another DS company. All I needed was someone to sign up under... That said, PC is very different from paper crafts so I needed more help then my upline must have...