Tails of Love 2011: Ideas for Auction Items

logo_no_date_2011 2011 Tails of Love Island Bash
February 12th   6pm
The Hilton Garden Inn South Bend


But we need items for our auction!
Can you help?  (Click here for pdf)

Here are a few ideas:

  • Car care: car wash certificates, oil changes
  • Winter fun: a sled filled with :passes to Ice Box skating rink, hot chocolate mixes, chap-stick
  • Insomniacs Dream: a sleep CD, eye mask, herbal tea, lavender linen spray, socks and a good book
  • Mexican Food basket : Gift cards to restaurants, jar of salsa, tortilla chips
  • Fishing: tackle box with filed with lines, bait, sinkers, spinners, Then you can also add, recipe books for cooking fish and spices etc. to go with it. If you can find a humorous hat that relates to fishing add that as well.
  • Beach basket: towels, sun screen,
  • Gardening basket: gloves, seeds, flower pots, gift certificate to local green house
  • Perfect Breakfast: Pancake mix, muffin mix, syrup, coffee, tea, assorted kitchen utensils.
  • Notre Dame tailgate package
  • Crazy for Cupcakes: Muffin tin, cupcake liners, cookbook. sprinkles, oven mitt.
  • a nice tool box was donated from Hill’s True value – so tools to fill that would be great
  • Chocolate : Milk chocolate, dark chocolate, truffles, etc
  • Bird lovers basket: feeders, bird book,
  • Family game night 
  • Travel basket filled with travel size games
  • Sports Theme: Football, soccer ball and balls of every size and shape. (If you can get a hold of a university football with their logo–autographed or not–those are popular.) Backyard games: Croquet, badminton, volleyball, bocce ball. Tickets to your local professional sports team. Sports bag, sports towel, sport hat.
  • BBQ basket: with stuff for the backyard chef.
  • Quilter’s / Sewing Basket: Fill it with fabric; rotary blade cutters and refill blades, quilting pattern books, quilting patterns, dressmaker pins; measuring tapes; rulers of all sizes and shapes; gift certificate to a fabric store, quality scissors, quality thread in basic colors, bobbin holders, marking pens; quilting needles for sewing machines.
  • new years resolution package, work out items, gift cards to local gyms
  • Valentine basket: wine, cheese,  crackers
  • Made in the USA basket
  • TV theme – Included 3 months free digital cable TV and cable internet service
  • I love South Bend (or Elkhart) (or Goshen) (or Mishawaka) Baskets

And: books, movies, gift cards to restaurants, handmade unique items, lessons to learn a musical instrument, a dance step, knitting, a sport, cooking, etc.

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