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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.

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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.

Taco Soup Is On!

We’ve sort of had to live out of our storehouse and freezer lately, and needed to be super frugal with our food budget.  Being frugal with a food budget is tough for average sized families, but this is magnified with a larger than average sized family. I’ve learned that it’s a whole lot easier to accomplish this if I have been working on a “storehouse” with dried good foods, canned or frozen foods from the garden we grew, or when there are really fabulous sales that stock the pantry. We actually have two stand up freezers. One is for frozen vegetables and cheese. Another is meats and pre-prepared meals and bread. We also have two refrigerators, each with a freezer. In our kitchen the small freezer is for the small things we need on hand immediately. The extra refrigerator and freezer contain items we need on hand for convenience sake, but not daily.


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It’s a good thing the weather is changing, and it’s cooler. It means we want to eat soup!

Earlier this week, we cooked some pinto and black beans and prepared this large family version of crock pot Taco soup! It was so yummy, and with nine people eating, there were no leftovers!

Our tomatoes and sweet red pepper were frozen from our garden harvest. All ingredients are items that are purchased in bulk through out the year, except the ground turkey.

Soak and cook 2 cups of dried black beans, and 1 cup of dried pinto beans.

Brown 3 lbs of ground turkey, a large diced onion, a medium diced red sweet pepper, and minced garlic to taste (we love a lot of it.)

In an 8 quart crock pot, put the equivalent of four taco seasoning packets in (if you make your own). Add 2 quarts of stewed diced tomatoes in water, two 7 ounce cans of diced green chilis, 16 ounces of frozen corn, and the cooked beans. Add home made chicken stock until it reaches the top of the crock pot and can still put the lid on. Set the crock pot on low for the day, adding more stock if needed.

Serve with shredded cheddar and sour cream. Tortilla chips and salsa on the side or warm corn bread are nice side additions. Avocado would be yummy too!


Earlier this week, we did our fall rhubarb harvest from our own garden. One daughter cut the stalks into 1 inch pieces and filled an 8 cup measure, while another peeled and chopped 6 Gala apples. We threw it all into the crock pot with a couple of cups of water, a half cup of brown sucanat (brown sugar would work too), and a tablespoon of cinnamon. We put it on low, and let it cook to apple sauce consistency over night. The next morning, and all week, our three daughters topped a bowl of the sauce with oats, and reheated and ate this for breakfast.  They would add more cinnamon and brown sucanat to taste as they felt it needed. Rhubarb is very tart!

Photo credit from pixabay.com


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Budget minded people might like to consider how to bundle Lilla Rose products. Already assembled bundles are available on the Lilla Rose website, but you can also create your own! Have you considered how to pair similar style products together? Or to pair a head scarf with a pair of bobby pins or a flexi clip? How about a hat and a flexi? Or even a scarf and flexi. Here are some examples, as well as the November Flexi of the Month and November customer special.

 

These are while supplies last. Flexi clips are all in extra small size.

Nina braided 8 with espresso stick in medium. Tranquility hairband. Note how I paired with turquoise earrings and shirt.

A cute scarf rolled for a hair band and accessorized with an extra small flexi clip looks cute on a side fishtail braid!

Pair a scarf with an extra small flexi, a hair band, upins, bobby pins, or another flexi to coordinate your look for the day! What a great gift idea!

The November 2017 Flexi of the Month, also has coordinating bobby pins and upins. The Customer special, for a $125 purchase, includes a silver carry case, bobby pins and special Poinsettia brooch. What a beautiful collection to keep for yourself or gift to one of the ladies on your gift giving list!

Blessings,

Deb

Duck Egg Casserole

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We have two ducks. One is a Pekin male duck we call Peregrin, who at times is a comical and clumsy oaf. He can walk the ramp into the coop or the one to the pool, but often he needs help going in at night. For some reason, he can’t understand going up the ramp at dusk. Our beautiful female duck, Jaymes, a Rouen, is loud and bossy. She herds the chickens into the coop at night, and she triumphantly sounds the alarm to head out into the run in the morning when the coop door opens. Watching the dynamics of these two is better than any evening television program, and provides for much comic relief. I never thought I’d enjoy ducks (or the chickens) quite so much!

Only one or two of our young chickens has started laying eggs, and even with our four adult chickens, we’ve only been getting 1-3 chicken eggs/day. Jaymes has been faithfully laying an egg every morning for 15 days. We have never had duck eggs before, and were intrigued. Honestly, we weren’t sure we’d like them and thought maybe they’d taste weird. We patiently waited for enough duck eggs to make a casserole so our whole family could try them at the same time.

A-Grape and I cracked twelve eggs one by one into a bowl and whisked them. We observed that the consistency of the Rouen duck egg is more gel like than a chicken egg. We had to add milk to the mixture in order for the eggs to stir into the rest of the ingredients in our casserole because they are so thick. The egg shells were harder to crack than store bought chicken eggs. We also have noted that Rouen duck eggs are slightly larger than our Rhode Island Red chicken eggs. They fit in A-Grape’s 9 year old palm.

It was a lot of fun for our family to try something new, and quite honestly, it was fun to eat the eggs of the animals we’ve been caring for as they grew to maturity, and that we’ve been enjoying. The casserole was delicious. Adjectives used by the children to describe the casserole were that the eggs were “meatier”, “thicker”, and that, really, they didn’t taste that much different than a chicken egg. A-Grape looked forward to eating a duck egg “just plain” for breakfast the following morning. She likes it so much, she is reluctant to share them with her other siblings.

Here is our recipe for our Duck Egg Casserole.


Duck Egg Casserole

Ingredients: 

12 Duck Eggs, whisked
24 oz small curd cottage cheese
30 oz frozen shredded hash brown potatoes
1 lb turkey bacon crumbled/cooked with one diced onion
16 oz frozen broccoli
3-4 c shredded cheddar cheese
2+ tsp garlic powder (to taste, really. We use a lot more than 2 tsp)
Black pepper to taste
Enough liquid/milk to combine all ingredients together, approx 1-2 cups

Directions:

Stir all ingredients together, adding milk if needed. Pour into 15×11 greased Pyrex casserole dish. Bake at 350 degrees until golden brown around edges and throughout the top, about an hour. Serve with whole wheat bread or rolls.

Serves 8-10.


 


I’ve been working with a couple of bloggers who have written reviews of Lilla Rose products. You can find them at Needed in the Home and Hair By Mallorie.

Blessings,

Deb

Until 10/31/17 or while supplies last: