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13 Tips For Ultimate Bake Sale Success

Dear readers, This time of year puts us in the mind-set of giving almost by default. Presents, bell-ringers, church and charitable donations all have us reaching for our wallets in the spirit of enriching the lives of others. Bake sales are no different, and what an awesome time of year to have a bake sale indeed, everyone has thrown their diet out the window and is in the spirit of giving! I have baked for, and organized, many a bake sale…

Weekend Project: Mod Podge Streamer Collage

Dear readers, Streamers become a staple of every mother's life by the time her child turns one. Am I right? Yes? No? I always find an old roll just chillin in a drawer somewhere whenever I start deep cleaning. Word of advice, do not throw them away. They are perfect for up-cycled crafting projects throughout the year with your child. Here is a great tutorial on our little Mod Podge Streamer Collage project from last weekend. It's a great little…

Weekend Project: The Shabby Chic Refurb

Three years ago, when I was very married and very pregnant, I made my (then) husband pull over to the side of road and toss this abandoned little table in the back of his truck. After that, life took over and I forgot about my little curbside project. However, two weekends ago I noticed this "ugly" little table sitting in the corner of my basement. Have you ever heard the phrase "trash to treasure"?  It fits. Here is a tutorial of…

Weekend Project: Barefoot Butterfly

Dear readers, Have the weekend off? Looking for a fun keepsake art project to brighten up your home, or a cute little gift for a family member? Moxie Girl has the perfect project for you! Courtesy of my mom and her creativity (and Pinterest). SUPPLIES: 3 or 4 different paint colors One Sharpie One canvas 3 or 4 different sponges One bucket with soapy water A rag A devoted friend or family member to help Your child or children DIRECTIONS:…

Hooray, Hooray!

I am happy to announce that "Crafts for Cause"  has it's very own spot on Blogger. It will be the perfect place for us to showcase what we do and other fun things related to our group. I think you will see how easy it can be to make a difference in your community, all you need is a few dedicated individuals. So please stop on by and let us know what you think!

Valentine’s Day Bake Sale Success!

Exciting news, Crafts for Cause had it's very first bake sale on February 1st, 2014. This particular bake sale was to raise money to buy blankets for our local homeless centers. We managed to raise way more money than our intended goal. The very first monetary donation ever! We had our bake sale at Glen's Market during the annual I-500 snow mobile race, so I think that had a major impact in our success. Also, our group has some very…