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January 9, 2010

I've Decided....

After much conversation with the hubby, speaking with my brother-in-law (a partner in an accounting firm), thought and prayer, I am going to remain a demonstrator through the end of December...at least.  I'll re-evaluate in December 2010 for 2011.   I've told all of my customers and my downline, so now I'm posting this here.

I have many reasons why stopping might be the right thing (one of the main ones being the PAIN that it is that I do our taxes and being in the military and adding SU! to the mix really complicates them), but I also have many reasons why I really don't want to quit.  I'll spare you the details.  I am going to continue to hope for and try to create situations where I might finally (after almost a year and a half!) get a local customer that doesn't already "belong" to another demonstrator who was already in the area before we moved here.  We will be moving from Dover in 2011/2012 anyway (not sure yet exactly when) so if I can just hang on, maybe where the Air Force sends us next will be better for me and I'll be able to have events again.  Workshops are really what makes me happy as a demo - I LOVE to teach and share stamping.

I just thought I would let you all know :)  Have a great weekend!


  1. ((((Hugs)))))) I feel for ya. I've been trying to make this same decision myself!

  2. I'll keep you in my thoughts and prayers. I'm in the same boat and would really like to make things work. We just got orders to move sometime between Feb and May (what a window!!) So we are going to give it a try when we get to our new base to see how it goes and then weigh the pros and cons again to see if it's worth all the tax trouble you mentioned.

    Best of Luck!!

  3. You must dercide what is best for you and your family. I too am giving up my demoship soon and it is a difficult decision but ultimately I know it is the right one. Good luck ~ we will enjoy your creative creations regardless!


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