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My Business Lets Me Be There for My Kids

My Business Lets Me Be There for My Kids

Posted by Guest Blogger on October 14, 2021

My Tastefully Simple journey began almost 13 years ago after being laid off from my corporate sales job during the financial crisis of 2008. I had never tried a Tastefully Simple product and had never been to a party, but some quick research showed me that Tastefully Simple could be a good fit for me. read more »

“I love watching my team succeed!”

Posted by Guest Blogger on September 10, 2021

“Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality,” said Warren G. Bennis. My name is Kelly Wenzel, and with Tastefully Simple, each year’s vision has successfully built upon the previous one to bring me to my present reality. I have been a consultant for 11years, becoming a full-time consultant and team leader three years read more »

willa brinke

“I Want This Opportunity to Be Great for EVERYONE!”

Posted by Guest Blogger on August 31, 2021

A highlight of Tastefully Simple’s annual national conference, Party Palooza, is a red-carpet recognition event, when consultants from around the country are honored for their achievements. This year’s conference was held in-person in Minneapolis and over the web in July. Willa Brinke (IL) was one of this year’s top honorees, celebrated for developing new leaders read more »

Beer Bread

A slice of beer bread led to my own business!

Posted by Guest Blogger on July 30, 2021

More than two decades ago, I attended my first Tastefully Simple party. I purchased Bountiful Beer Bread Mix, Spinach & Herb Seasoning and Nana’s Apple Cake Mix. I was so impressed with what I tasted that I even took a slice of beer bread home for my husband to try. Along with the delicious products, I also “bought in” read more »

My Passion Led to a Rewarding Business

Posted by Guest Blogger on May 28, 2021

I was introduced to Tastefully Simple years ago when the wife of one of my husband’s coworkers invited me to a party. Because it was food, I thought, “Why not?” I loved everything I sampled and decided if I were ever to be part of a direct selling company, this would be the one. Fast read more »

My Business Started With a Kitnapping

Posted by Guest Blogger on April 8, 2021

Full disclosure: I joined Tastefully Simple in April 2020, when the company was offering the Business Blast Off Kit for just $25. I really was just interested in the products that came with the kit. Yes, I was what is known in direct sales as a “kit-napper.” But my sponsor offered to do a launch read more »

The Secret Sauce: Tastefully Simple’s Unique Culture

Posted by Guest Blogger on March 12, 2021

Monica Griffith (MO) was no stranger to the direct sales industry when she first encountered Tastefully Simple last fall. She been selling for other companies for almost 17 years and appreciated the opportunity direct sales provided to be her own boss and set her own schedule. With a part-time office job and another direct sales read more »

Becoming My Own Consultant Led Me to a Rewarding New Business

Posted by Guest Blogger on December 29, 2020

Becoming a Tastefully Simple consultant was the result of what I call a “God moment.” I’ve loved Tastefully Simple products for a long time, but was having trouble finding a local consultant. It occurred to me that I might as well join so I could stock my pantry myself – and if I made a read more »

My Faith Helped Me Change My Life through Tastefully Simple

Posted by Guest Blogger on November 6, 2020

Like many people, I lost my part-time job due to COVID-19 in March. I praise God that I did not lose my full-time job, but I did need to find something to supplement my lost income. In May, I attended an online Tastefully Simple “quarantine party.” It wasn’t my first experience with Tastefully Simple. In read more »

My Business Funded an Unforgettable Family Vacation!

Posted by Guest Blogger on October 26, 2020

Several years ago, when I was selling for another direct sales company, I used to serve Tastefully Simple products at my parties. I loved how simple and versatile they were. After leaving that company, I spent some time trying to find another direct sales opportunity that I could feel really passionate about. This past spring, read more »