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LoveLeavingLegacy With Lilla Rose and Small Business Saturday 2017

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I’ve said this before here on this blog, but I just posted on Sassy Direct: “LoveLeavingLegacy with Lilla Rose is a small family business. At vendor events and Style Boutiques, I work alongside my children. They really are the Why  behind the reason we do the business, and it’s not just to increase our family time. I use my small Lilla Rose business to teach my children hands on practical business skills as part of our homeschooling program. We also use our business to fundraise for waiting children with Down syndrome. (and we currently have a fundraiser Lilla Rose Style Boutique open for that!).  It also allows me to continue to stay home, and to look to the future. I want to be available to my children as they begin their own families, or to help them as they need it. I also want to do short term missions and to travel. So, building the business now is for our family and for my marriage! It is for our future, and planning for it begins now! “

That being said, I do a lot of our business online. The children aren’t really part of that side of the business. I blog on Sassy Direct, on LoveLeavingLegacy, and manage social media business building. I supervise a growing team of Lilla Rose Stylists.

During this #shopsmall #smallbusinessSaturday, a business doesn’t get much smaller than a family based website business! There is no store front to visit other than a website, the blogs, or the social media outlets! But that shouldn’t discount personalized customer service and attention to detail one usually gets from shopping small!

So come join me (us!) as we offer you personalized customer service while you #shopsmall with LoveLeavingLegacy with Lilla Rose hair accessories!

The Black Friday sale and specials on the Lilla Rose website remain as awesome as ever. The sale actually contains items 10%-60% off, and some bundles are still available at the time of the writing of this post.

The Essential Set may be returning, so watch for it under the FB Live Deals tab! It’s a perfect Lilla Rose Starter set, with all you need for everyday hairware. It includes one each of the following styles: Extra Small Bow Flexi, Small Celtic Knot Flexi, a Roses Hairband, with Brunette Elastic, a Chain for converting the hairband to a necklace, an 8 pack of Classic Nickel Bobby Pins, and a Swerve Single Upin in nickel. These items are also sold separately, just not for the fabulous limited offer of $34 at 60% off. 

If you are seeking to create your own bundle, the Adora flexi clip is still 30% off, and the Victoria hair band is 10% off. These two look absolutely stunning together, and would be a classy gift combination!

If you are seeking the holiday BLING, consider the $4/pair Crimson Joy bobby pins! Pair those with the 10% off Crimson Joy flexi clip, hairsticks, and/or Upins, and you have created your own gift set!

Look at this gorgeous purple Rose Set still available at 50% off! It’s a great set for under $35!


If you need assistance from a personal shopper on this Small Business Saturday and desire to shopsmall, please do reach out to me. I’d love to help you get the best deals from the Lilla Rose website, and our family thanks you for trusting us with your business!

Blessings,
Deb

The Amazing Lilla Rose Opportunity-It Can’t Be Kept A Secret!

What is a direct sales business? Direct sales is when a person has joined up with a real company to sell a real product directly to a consumer. She may do it through an online replicated website, at in home Style Boutiques, or through a vendor event of some kind, such as a craft show, networking event, or festival. In direct sales, that Stylist will provide direct customer service, likely more personal and with better quality than a box store. The direct seller earns a commission off the product she sells, and as she builds a team, she may also earn a portion of her team members’ sales as well.

We may earn money or products from the companies mentioned in this post.

The direct selling business has a lower price point start up cost than a franchise brick and mortar store would have. The opportunities usually contain no cost or low cost website fees, no to low quotas, and flexible work hours, but success does depend on one’s own work initiative, and often creative solutions in the execution of her business. Relying on one’s friends’ list or social media only is going to be very limiting to her success.

The three main reasons a person would go into direct sales are:

  1. Earning potential
  2. Flexibility
  3. Need for community and to impact a community

I’m curious. If you were going to start a Lilla Rose direct sales business, what would be your main reason for having one? I seriously want to hear your story!


Lilla Rose was actually named one of the eight best direct selling companies to earn extra cash by Woman’s Day magazine, with commissions starting at 30%, and the ability to earn up to 45% with sales and promotions through team building.

The new kit, called Ready, Set, Style, was released in early October, It contains everything a Stylist needs to hit the ground running. The start up cost is $125 (plus tax and shipping), but has a $300 value in product and business supplies. Doing only home parties, a person could earn back their start up costs in as little as one or two parties, depending on the sales from those parties. There is also the potential to add on a Fast Start pack for $500 (plus tax/shipping, valued at $1100) for additional product if one desires to have inventory.

There are no website fees, and the only quota is the $30/year in sales. Frankly, once a Lilla Rose user, that $30 quota is easily obtained just in personal use purchases! That is the purchase of a hair band and a pair of bobby pins, or a small flexi clip and a Swerve upin!


If a person is looking for flexibility in business, there are many ways to sell Lilla Rose products. The replicated website is easy and free. Sharing the website via a blog or the products at networking events is a way to introduce Lilla Rose. A Stylist can opt to work with bloggers doing reviews and giveaways. A Stylist may carry an advertising bag filled with product, and sell at her children’s extra-curricular activities. There are home Style Boutiques as well as social media ones. Using the policies and procedures of not just the Lilla Rose company for social selling, but those of each site as well, this can be very effective, ethical, and spam free way to do Style Boutiques. There are also craft fairs, festivals, and vendor events for those who enjoy direct selling in that fashion.

Lilla Rose is a flexible enough business opportunity that we actually use our business as training ground for our children in entrepreneurship in our homeschooling.


The community in Lilla Rose is like nothing I ever expected in direct sales. It is a family owned company, and even Lilla Rose Inc is small enough that there is a family atmosphere at headquarters. The owner and CEO of the company, John Dorsey, is likely to answer a telephone customer or Stylist inquiry.

We have both larger Stylist support groups and smaller team ones. There are weekly free webinar trainings. There are occasional regional trainings, and a yearly conference.

Lastly, if you want to make an impact in your community using your direct sales business, you are able to do that as well. You determine your involvement in a cause either through product donation to that cause, or whether or not you want to run a fundraiser.


And, finally, I love the ladies on my growing team. I truly want to hear their successes, and help through their hard times in their business.

Do work ethic and an entrepreneurial spirit energize you? Do you love hair styling and accessories? Would you love excitement, rewards, fun, and friends?

I’m seeking new Stylists to join my Lilla Rose team, and to be Hair Heroes with me! With effort you’re able to put into your business, you could earn a full or part-full time income by helping ladies look and feel beautiful, and by providing them with an easier morning hair routine! I’d love to talk more about the business opportunity here, or message me on my business page, LoveLeavingLegacy. I look forward to hearing from you!

Blessings,

Deb

If you are looking for the amazing Lilla Rose Customer monthly special, please go here.

This post was originally posted on Sassy Direct.

Ten Tips To Get Ready For Back To School

I’m watching my southern friends send their children back to school. I love the first day of school photos they post. Many of my midwestern friends and east coast friends won’t send their children back to school until the day after Labor Day. Fellow homeschool friends post first day of school photos, often even if they homeschool year round.

Back to school seems almost to be a holiday for some. We all crave routine and schedules, although many families are in so many activities that their school year schedules sound insane!

What can we do to get ready for Back to School? Here are some tips to assist in things going smoothly.

  1. Begin an earlier bedtime routine two weeks before school starts.
  2. Begin an earlier morning routine two weeks before school starts. Start with a checklist of healthy habits and chores that must be completed before our children head to their work areas, Mom’s taxi, or the school bus.
  3. Encourage children (and Mom) to have clothes laid out and backpacks or desk areas prepped the night before in order to start on time.
  4. On Sunday night, choose five outfits for the week, complete with socks and hair accessories labeled Monday through Friday. That way, there is no looking for a missing sock as the school bus pulls up.
  5. Prepare lunches the night before.
  6. Prepare breakfast freezer meals so children are well nourished before the start of school.
  7. Post a weekly schedule on the refrigerator so everyone knows what to expect. Be sure play time or hobbies that are not necessarily sports team or extracurricular class related in order for children to have time to be creative and to relax.
  8. Two weeks ahead, be sure you’ve purchased all required school supplies for the year. New back packs, book bags, packs of #2 pencils, colored pencils, crayons, notebooks, and folders are always a fun way to start a school year fresh! I remember my Trapper Keeper fondly, as well as covering all my textbooks with paper bag book covers! 
  9.  If you have girls, practice easy hair styles for quick styling, and for keeping hair out of their eyes, and away from head lice! Easy braids, pony tails, half ups, quick buns that aren’t too tight are great options. Consider using flexi clips rather than strangling hair and promoting breakage by elastics, barrettes, claws, or hairbands that dig behind the ears. Hurting during school is such a distraction from learning! Aim for comfort. 
  10. All Moms take a few minutes, pray, breathe, enjoy that hot cup of coffee, tea, hot cocoa, and breathe again. You’ve got this. Enjoy your children, enjoy the process, enjoy watching your children grow. You are blessed. They are blessed to have a mom getting them ready for another best year. Pray for your children. All too soon, they are graduated and married and starting lives of their own. Don’t wish it away. I get that it’s hard. We’ve had hard. Hard means pray more, breathe more, have faith in your children more and express that to them, even when they mess up. Did I mention pray? Breathe?
    Take a few minutes on that first day of school just for you.

    You’ve got this.

    The following is how I know this:

Have a great school year!

Blessings, and with love in Christ,

Deb