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The Pampered Chef

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This story appears in the October 2002 issue of HomeOfficeMag.com.

When Becky Ishee left teaching to be a stay-at-home mom, she was happy with her decision. But while she enjoyed the time home with her daughter, and the arrival of a second child, Ishee began missing other things her job as a high school teacher provided, such as having adult conversations and making a difference with her students.

Ishee started tutoring but didn't find it fulfilling enough. As she was searching for something more, a friend invited her to a Pampered Chef home party. Ishee reluctantly attended, enjoyed herself and ended up attended two more shows and hosting one herself, inviting friends and neighbors to buy restaurant quality kitchen tools like slicers and choppers.

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