I had such a great time last week teaching a group of wonderful teenage girls how to make t-shirt dresses. It was great to see some of the girls who weren’t that excited about a “night of sewing” quickly become passionate about their little dress. The seven dresses they made will be taken to an [...]
A trip to the Salt Lake City temple to witness the sealing of a sweet, newly adopted, 5 year old, special needs son to my niece’s family was truly one of the most beautiful things I have ever experienced. Photo available at light to the world etsy shop
A little over a year ago, I organized a Garage Sale with the women at church. We invested the $300 in proceeds with women business owners through Kiva.org. A year later, here is a breakdown of the amazing journey of our money: Loans made: 25 Total amount lent: $625 Total amount repaid: $401 Total amount [...]
My church’s Humanitarian Services has an immediate need for full size quilts, so with the help of a “quilter friend” we set up a couple, all ready to tie in between Super Saturday crafts.Even though I had big plans for my thrifted floral sheets, this was a far better plan.
What makes it super? Five straight hours of creating and crafting with a diverse and wonderful group of women (with a little, soup lunch break which really makes it a “Souper Saturday”). Theme: Inexpensive gifts for family & friends pvc marshmallow guns for the young and young at heart mini pies in a jar for [...]
One of my favorite church activities is a “Service Auction”. Sometimes it’s a fund raiser and sometimes it’s just for fun. When it’s just for fun, a quiz is usually taken to accrue points to bid with. If you ever find yourself organizing such an auction for a group of women, feel …
Shelters all over the country have a need for sample size toiletries for their clients. Contact local shelters to find a need in your area and then collect with a higher purpose!
Thanks to the donations of goods from the church ladies and the serious garage sale love in our neighborhood, we made a good chunk of money for Kiva.org. Hopefully the money will be able to be reinvested for years to come.