As 2010 draws to a close and I reflect on the year, I can’t help but realize that many of the great memories and blessings of this year include Scentsy. I’m coming up on my third year as a Scentsy Consultant and it’s crazy to look back and think that I had no idea how it was all going to end up when I joined. Scentsy is so fulfilling emotionally as well as financially. As a stay-at-home mom, I love knowing that I don’t have to start all over every day. I start all over every day with the dishes, the cleaning, the cooking, etc. with nothing really to show what I did yesterday. With building my Scentsy business, I get to work with great women and men and help them succeed and build their business and watch my own business grow. I have made some dear friends for life and love working with my team. My decision to join Scentsy was purely financial at the time, however. We were in some tough times financially with the economy taking a turn for the worst, and I either needed to head to work or find a work-at-home job opportunity. I had just given birth to our third child and really didn’t want to go to work and have to leave my kids. My mom actually suggested I join Scensty and told me she thought I’d be good at it. When Mom tells you to do something, you listen! So when approached about joining Scentsy, I looked more closely than I might have otherwise. Obviously I made the decision to join Scentsy and haven’t looked back since. It has been such a blessing in our lives and I am so glad I joined such a great company.
I joined Scentsy in February and the Christmas prior to that was a tough one. I figured that if I had $100, I could make a decent Christmas for our family. The three kids were little (now we have 4), so I could make it stretch, but I didn’t have any extra money to spare. I love to make homemade candies and chocolates, so I made a bunch and went out selling them door-to-door in my neighborhood until I had $100! I went to Good Will and found used toys and books and brought them home and cleaned them up for my kids. I found a Barbie Hot Wheels toy on craigslist and bought it for my 2-year-old, and ordered new stickers so it looked brand new. We had a wonderful Christmas that year and the kids didn’t know the difference, but ever since I started a Scentsy business, I haven’t had to worry about Christmas. It’s such a horrible feeling to think your kids might not get much of anything for Christmas, or worse – that you won’t be able to pay the bill once it comes after Christmas! The decision to join Scentsy was the best decision I could have made and I have loved how it has worked for our family. If your Christmas was a little stressful this year and money was tight, come join Scensty and I’ll help you make sure it’s easier next year!