Choices When Traveling Internationally


International travel typically involves you being awake for a minimum of 24-36 hours. How you pack your carry-ons, to say the least, is CRITICAL in how you feel when you arrive.

In addition in the small remote chance your luggage DOESN’T arrive can you make it with what you have with you? It is very challenging […]

By |May 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|3 Comments

One CHOICE That Changed My Life


On April 22,1982 this $85 box arrived on my doorstep. I had written the check a few days earlier and had to hustle to pick up an extra shift at Rocky’s Sub Pub to cover my check before Mary Kay Inc cashed it.

After crunching a bunch of numbers and GREATLY LOWERING my estimates from data […]

By |May 30th, 2016|Choices, Leadership, Mary Kay, Money|1 Comment

Positive Debt and Credit Choices Made


As I was preparing to drive away from the 4000th trip to Goodwill this week the clerk rushed out shouting “Are you Linda Chesnut Toupin?” In her hand were these. My 1988 star consultant file cabinet that I finally said goodbye to had them in the bottom drawer. 62 cards that had never been used. […]

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My First Blog on Blogging and the Yellow House


Blogging. I don’t know… it feels like I am back in the 8th grade and writing in my diary. What should I tell this blank screen? I sure hope it is deeper and more meaningful than what I wrote in 1967 “ I can’t believe he didn’t speak to me at lunch, he hurt my feelings. […]

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