Monthly Archives: January 2011

Blooms Landcare

My youngest son has such a creative side.  Expecting his first child in a few months I’m happy to see his business will provide for them.  Today, I want to spotlight his achievement.  Spending the last couple of years away from … Continue reading

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Traveling Stanley

Remember Stanley?  My nephew called and asked if  Stanley could visit.  If I could take him out on the town.  Each student in his first grade class dressed their Stanley and sent him on a trip.  We took Stanley to the library, Chilli’s, … Continue reading

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My First Fire

Opps! Should I share this?    Yes, I did it!    While visiting with my grandkids  last night.. Thought I would fix a quick dinner.  Their choice,  chicken nuggets  with mac and cheese.    I noticed a small amount of grease.  Really thought … Continue reading

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Fort Worth Stockshow & Rodeo Time

Today’s weather is great.  Lots of sunshine and a very light breeze.  Usually this time of year DFW offers cold windy days and wet frozen evenings.  You know it’s time for the stockshow to be in town when Mr. Winter hits.  … Continue reading

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Increasing My Presence Online

Focusing on the use of online advertising to direct traffic to my website. Placed ad for a team member on craigslist recently. My phone has not stopped ringing. Too bad these calls are mostly computer generated Some are individuals on … Continue reading

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Quick Doggy Treats

It’s just to cold to get out of the house tonight. My doggies are out of cookies. Yes, we have treats but no cookies. JenJen was just staring at me. She knows I couldn’t continue avoiding her attempt to get … Continue reading

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Basic Tools for a Mystery Shopper

Most mystery shopping companies offer the ability to self assign shops. Every shopper has to have an email account. Free web based accounts are fine.  Companies require a shopper to have a Paypal account also. I believe it’s best to … Continue reading

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Does Low Cost Advertising Work?

Spending much time on the internet has lead me to believe this is my best, and least expensive way to gain massive exposure for my venture as a party consultant. Advertising on the internet can be confusing and quite overwhelming … Continue reading

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Purpose of Mystery Shopping?

The purpose of mystery shopping is very simple.  Companies  want to know if  employees are following policies and offering excellent customer service.   There is a lot of competition between most businesses.  We as consumers have a choice where we spend our money.  It’s … Continue reading

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Mystery Shopping

Sometimes I work as a secret shopper.   For me this is an enjoyable way to add variety to my schedule. Yes, this part-time habit offers great hours and many perks!     I began over six years ago.  Before companies went completely online.  Wow!  This industry … Continue reading

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