Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Everything's coming up roses....

I've been so busy getting ready for our Fundraiser that I have no idea what cycle day it is (that's a first in awhile)! I can tell you this is just as difficult as planning a wedding in 5 weeks. Only much dustier! I'm exhausted physically and mentally from planning times to pick up donations, to moving things around in my crowded garage. I don't think I'll ever want to do a garage sale ever again. Seriously. It's hard work. I have a PATH through the stuff to get out of the garage and to my car to leave for work. Garage sales I think are much easier on the person who's house isn't attached to the garage. I still need tables to put stuff on and I need to go through the clothing that's been donated. I am so grateful to everyone that has donated I'm just feeling overwhelmed. With less than 2 weeks to go I know it will come together, I'm just having a hard time envisioning the "finished product"

April is coming over tonight to help me sort some stuff and is bringing some much needed table space and a garment rack I'm so desperate for! We're also going to try to make buttons for the "team members." I really wanted to do tshirts, but they were too expensive. Everyone who is helping the days of the sale will get a button so shoppers can ask them questions and so forth. We'll be having baked goods, hotdogs, soda/water to sell also.

We have already raised $378 of our $14,000 goal without even having our first fundraiser yet! AND we are already in talks of our second fundraiser to happen sometime this summer. IVF Hold 'Em Party. Poker Party for all the guys (and gals who want to play)! I think it will turn out pretty fun.

But before we do that we'll be taking a much needed extended weekend camping with some of our best friends. I'm am so ready for campfires, kayaking and cocktails! Then I'm off to another camping trip with my niece, Hannah, and her girlscout troop. Me and a bunch of 9-10 year olds! I know it's gonna be super fun! Praying the weather is terrific!

1 comment:

Faith said...

Wow, sounds like you will have an awesome garage sale! And raise tons of money! Can't wait to hear all about it...hang in there, it's all worth it:).