Bows & Baskets Packaging Party

Thanks to all who have inquired about our Sept 10 get-together at 1pm in Irvine, where we'll assemble baskets and bags for Whimsicalitea's fundraiser the following week.

If you have items for a gift basket valued at $50 or more or a silent auction item valued at $50 or more, please join us for some laughter and good will as we put everything together.

  • There is no charge for this event
  • Light refreshments will be served.
  • Please bring your own packing supplies and preferably some extra to spare and share.
  • Seating is limited.
  • Address to be given out a week ahead.
  • To RSVP please reply to this email telling us what sort of drawing or auction goodies you'll be donating.
  • We appreciate you!

Get LBD fascinating!

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Create something fascinating to adorn the top of your head in preparation of our LBD tea in September

Friday, August 25th at 11am
in the small private patio of 
McKenna's Tea Cottage in Seal Beach

$49.75 includes light afternoon tea (sandwiches, scone), basic craft supplies (headbands clips, tulle, ribbon, glue guns) tax, tip, Paypal fees. Please feel free to bring embellishments to share!

Suggested attire: craft comfy!

  • All reservations are final. Thus there are no refunds. However, if you are unable to attend, you may give your spot to a family member or friend.
  • Dietary restrictions should be discussed with the venue at least 10 days in advance. If you are making reservations for friends, please advise them of this as well.  
  • For all other questions, please contact (not the venue).
  • Your PayPal receipt comprises your confirmation. No "tickets" will be distributed, but you will receive an oddball email from our admin Joy letting you know you're on the list. This message will go to the email address associated with your PayPal payment btw 
  • Please note, clicking "RSVP" or "Going" on social media sites does not constitute a reservation. 
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April Foolishness

Join the fool of fools, Puck, along with Whimsicalidocious Arts for a 

Foolish Fundraiser tea

Saturday, April 1 
at 3:33pm

75 N. Baldwin Ave., Sierra Madre
(the home of the Four Seasons Tea Room that has graciously allowed us to take over the place and supply our own menu lovingly prepared by our philanthropic board members) 

The festiviteas center around the launch of a secret society novel by JSD Johnston 
that is currently under wraps (being that it’s a secret and all) 

The upstairs-downstairs story set in 1881 includes a scene about an April 1st fundraiser tea with a Midsummer Night's Dream theme, so we couldn’t resist replicating it for our own event

includes backwards tea service (yep, per the novel, we start with dessert first) & donation
Estimated tea service value is $45, the other $30 comprises your tax deductible donation

includes tea service, donation, your name in the program & on website, 5 drawing tickets & thank-you keepsake
Estimated goods & services value is $65, the other $60 comprises your tax deductible donation

Books will be on-hand for pick up by locals who participated in the coordinating Kickstarter campaign 
(Additional copies of the novel will be available as well)

Suggested Dress: A Midsummer Night's Dream lovers or faeries

All sales are final and there are no refunds. If you're unable to attend, please feel free to give your spot to someone you think might enjoy the shenanigans
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