Thursday, April 23, 2009

Get the Scoop at the Spring Fair and Silent Auction

Can't wait to see everyone at the Spring Fair and Silent Auction this Saturday. Here are more things that have come in.
Scoops Water Ice & Ice Cream has donated "Dinner, Movie, and Dessert". Their baskets consists of 4 movie tickets, a $20 gift certificate for Scoops Water Ice & Ice Cream, and a $20 Gift Certificate to Chili's Restaurant. They are located at the United Sports Training Center. (value $80)
Applebee's of Thorndale has donated $25 gift card for Applebees Anywhere Catering.
Check out the creative collection of CLASSROOM BASKETS from Copeland Run Academy Students! Take home a special basket. The items are:
Ms. Jane – Kindergarten – “Cooking with Kids”
Ms. Kim and Ms. Mary Beth – 2 day, 3 year olds classes – “Family Fun”
Ms. Mary Beth – 3 day, 3 year old class – “Mother’s Day Basket”
Ms. Dot – 3 day, 4 year old class – a beautiful ”Classroom Quilt”
Mrs. Taylor – 4/5, 4 year old class – “Crafty Kids”
Ms. Patty – 2 year old class and 4 year old class – “Outdoor Fun”

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Let the Bidding Begin!

During yesterdays rainy weather my kids and I made posters for the silent auction. This is my 3 year old, and thankfully the blue paint came off her hands after soaking her hands in the sink.
More great things have come in for the auciton:
Beautiful artwork - by Mary O’Rourke. There are 10 pieces of artwork so be sure to check them out! (value $5-$45 each)
Chester County Basements - has donated services to paint a bathroom. (value $300 plus)
Power Play Rinks - Three, 5 packs for public skating ($35 value each; ice skate rental of $3.50 is extra)
Philadelphia Phantoms - Autographed hockey puck Nate Guenin #7 and an autographed photo of Jonathan Matsumoto #37. (priceless)
See you at the spring fair and silent auction! Bid High and Bid Often!

Thursday, April 16, 2009


Today's weather is just awesome. The kids and I were at Lloyd park next to Copeland Run Academy for 2 hours and there is nothing better than that. They loved the enclosed volleyball court area full of sand. I almost felt like I was at the beach.
Here are some sweet things to savor in for the auction:
Pump It Up of West Chester offered a weekend or weekday classic party. Invite up to 25 guests and have fun! Party must be booked by June 30, 2009 and must be held by May1, 2010. Must be at least 34” tall to play on the inflatables. (value $295)
Brickside Grille - $50 gift card. Eagleview Town Center. 540 Wellington Square, Exton PA
Philadelphia Flyers – Mike Richards #18 autographed Captains Issues guide. (value - Priceless -GO FLYERS! )
Hope to see you at the silent auction and fair. If not, be sure to get your prebids/absentee bids in at the school by Wednesday, April 22.

Northbrook MarketPlace

On a beautiful country road in the rolling hills of Chester County and the Brandywine River Valley you can discover Northbrook MarketPlace. Family-owned and operated, the market operates in a beautifully restored 1850s field stone barn. They offer freshly made famous apple cider donuts, fresh baked pastries & pies. The deli and hot food bar beckons you to savor the moment with some delicious BBQ from our smokehouse, freshly made salad, sandwiches and daily specials. They donated a $25 gift card.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Gift Baskets by Design

Gift Baskets by Design has donated a Gourmet Food Basket worth about $100.00 which includes items such as .... French Truffles, Cookies, Cheese, Crackers, Mixed Nuts, Olives, Wild Salmon, Summer Sausage, and more. Delicious! (contents may differ from picture).

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Sun and Earth

Sun and Earth has generously provided many products for the auction. Sun and Earth is a local company that sets out to prove that non-toxic cleaners can clean as well or better than more well-known national brands. They develope cleaners made from coconut and orange oils that clean and shine beautifully and have an appealing fresh citrus scent. Their laundry and cleaning products work as well as, or better than, leading national brands at removing grease, dirt, stains and odors. Sun and Earth uses the latest technology to create cleaning agents from plant, fruit and vegetable oils that are non-toxic to your family and safe for the Earth.
At the auction we will have a basket filled with laundry items ($33 value) and a Sun and Earth reusable shopping bag filled with cleaning products ($30 value).

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Fun toys

Learning Express Toys of Exton donated two great toys. When Pigs Fly is a game in which you load the piggies in cannon and fire! Aim for the sky, but don't let your flyer fall off the clouds. ($35) The second toy is Small Miracles Starlight Ballerina Costume Trunk. Let your princess play dress up with a lite-up tutu. This trunk of fun has 6 pieces and and makes 2 outfits. One size fits most, ages 3-8. ($70)

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Spring Fever

Check out what has come in: Distinctive Gardens has donated some items for the house and home: 2 wall hangings ($36) , a beautifully painted bird house($36) and 2 glass lamps ($36).

All Star Baseball Academy offers a 1 week baseball camp for kids ages 7-12. The camp will cover all aspects of baseball, ranging from hitting, fielding (infield and outfield), catching, base running and pitching. Camps are held at Great valley Little League (7/13-16) Exton Little League (7/27-30) or West Side Little League (8/3-8/6) ($185 value)

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Spring Break

I'm looking forward to spring break to have time to kick back and not rushing. Some days it feels like there is a million things going on all at once. I need to remind myself to relax and smell the flowers as so many are beginning to bloom.

The auction is in a few weeks and more things have come in. Be sure to check the blog weekly for updates. After spring break we will begin to take prebids/absentee bids for items for those items you really want. Share this site with your family and friends too and get them in on the bidding action too.
Here are some great things that have come in:
A beautiful handmade classroom quilt from Ms. Dot's class. The kids helped sew the quilt together and everyone signed the back of the quilt.
BJ'S Warehouse Club - $25 gc
Laserdome - Party for 10 friends! Choose a Tuesday/Thursday party that includes 1 laser tag session, 1 laser concert of your choice, 10 tokens each, and 1 soft drink each. $169.50 value. OR choose a Wednesday package and that includes unlimited sessions of laser tag, unlimited laser concerts, unlimited video games, and 1 soft drink each. $200 value. Located in Manheim, PA.
LoweRiders Bikes and Boards of Downingtown - $50 bike tune up
Snip It's - $16 kid's hair cut
Steinmart - A boxed collection filled with a scrapbook, frame and candles. ($33)