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On With the Show!

Featuring a star-studded cast of baskets, table linens and more.

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This story appears in the June 2003 issue of Start Up.

"Everything I bring to a home show has been taken off a table or the side of a chair. There's nothing I display that I'm not currently using in my home," says Tia McLaughlin, an Allentown, New Jersey, associate of The Longaberger Company. "It's great, because you get to tell people exactly how everything's being used," she adds.

McLaughlin, who works full time with children who have learning disabilities, has been selling The Longaberger Company's line of home décor items, including baskets and table linens, on the side since 1999. She holds two to three home shows each month, and she also oversees 20 other sales associates who are part of her branch.

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