I just had my *first* PCE event this past Saturday! I’m relieved it is over, the thought of it was overwhelming and made me nervous. Will I have enough cards? What happens if nobody buys anything? What will I wear?
There were so many thoughts populating my brain that I could barely sleep the night before. And all the little things that needed to be done kept me awake until about 2 a.m. Wow! I probably would have just kept working, but logic kicked in and I finally went to lay down for my nap (I was waking up at 4:40). Yep, 4:40! Is that considered early? I needed time to get ready and set-up my table, plus my ever-famous, just in case time.
Everything worked out and I arrived at the Proud Bird and chose a spot, sandwiched between someone selling jewelry and the Mary Kay table. After my table scape was perfected (with help from Korby, of course), I went to meet and say hello to all the vendors. Some were understandably frantic, while others were calm and ready to go!
Once I had a flow of people come by, I felt more at ease. During the breakfast, people traffic was nonexistent. Someone from the Mary Kay table asked if she could do my makeup. Do I look *that* tired? I answered yes (who doesn’t love to play make up?!) and Apryl got started. Anything other than eyeshadow, mascara, and lip gloss is a lot of makeup for me, but I loved it! My skin felt light and I definitely looked polished. And I made a new friend, who happens to be a teacher too, go figure!
I made PCE history and sold 21 cards to all new customers! That made me quite happy. My first customer (Ms. Chateau) was really sweet and I wish I had taken a picture with her. I made sure to get my info book signed as much as possible, so I can keep in contact with everyone. And I was also super excited about some custom requests.
My only regret was that I didn’t take enough pictures, but I think I was so distracted by making sure I did this or said that, I couldn’t remember to take more pictures.
P.s. Did you peep my *friend me* sign? Gosh, I love that thing!