How and Why to Host a Service Auction

At my church I’ve been asked to do a lot of different things.  One of the hardest and most fun was being in charge of activities for the women.  We did all kinds of activities over the few years that I was serving these ladies.  One of my favorites of all time was putting on a SERVICE AUCTION.

How and why to host a service auction - a fun activity that can be planned for school, church, sports organizations and more.

It takes some organization and preparation beforehand but the end result is totally worth it.  Why would you do a service auction?  To bring people together, to share talents, to serve each other.  The list goes on and on! We’ve since revised our auction and turned it into a fundraiser for camp.  But the possibilities are endless.  [Read More…]

Double Chocolate Zucchini Cake

No one will ever know they are eating their vegetables with this Double Chocolate Zucchini Cake unless you tell them.

Double Chocolate Zucchini Cake - nobody will even know this dessert is healthy if you don't tell them what's in it!

Typically this time of year I have a surplus of zucchini and I’m scrambling to find ways to use it all and for people to take it off my hands! Well, this year, my husband didn’t plant any zucchini in the garden. I guess he got tired of walking up and down the street in our neighborhood trying to get rid of it!! [Read More…]