Friday, March 19, 2010

I Have A Secret!

Well with a title like that you came running, didn't you? And is your mind scrambling frantically through the various secrets I might be hiding? Are you thinking ...

She committed a crime.
No.

She has another child somewhere.
Isn't six enough? 

She's murdered someone and buried them in the backyard.
Only in my writing.

She's pregnant.
ABSOLUTELY NO!

Let me say that again:  ABSOLUTELY NO!

Just want to make sure we're clear on that.

And by the way--NO!

So what's my secret? I'm a mystery shopper. I actually shop stores, restaurants, hotels, etc., to make sure they're meeting all requirements of their respective corporate offices. Tonight I mystery shopped a restaurant. Nothing like getting a free meal in exchange for observing a few details about the restaurant, food, servers, etc.

I do not wear a disguise.

My husband says this is the perfect job for me because it combines my two talents:  shopping and being critical.

He is no longer going with me when I mystery shop restaurants.

Anyway, since I'm so close with so many of you, I mean except for the whole never-met-you-in-real-life thing, I felt bad for keeping a secret.

So now you know.

And knowing is half the battle! (Can you name that action figure?)

Have a great weekend!





9 comments:

  1. That's fabulous! I remember signing up to do that but nothing ever came of it. Would like to look into that again.

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  2. Sounds like a very fun job!! Someone definitely needs to do it to keep the stores/restaurants on their toes!

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  3. Ooh fun! My daughter worked at Coach last summer and she told me about mystery shoppers. I'd never heard of that before.

    Enjoy your weekend!

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  4. I'd love to do that! How often do you do it?

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  5. I've never heard of that before. Sounds like fun.

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  6. So funny. I did that during my college years. It was a fun way to make extra money. So what have been your favorite place you've gotten to go or shop or critique???

    -FringeGirl

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  7. I think that would be a great job! Luckeeee!

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  8. Jill, is that the disguise you wear when you mystery shop?
    :-)
    You are such a busy woman! Hope Florida is being good to you!

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