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Old 09-03-2005, 11:54 AM - Thread Starter
 
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If you haven't heard, WAHMChicks has a whole section of auctions to raise money for the people affected by Hurricane Katrina. Auctions Listed Here Sounds like WAHMs and mamas are going to be listing things all this next week and beyond.

What do YOU hope people list?

Since I get to answer my own question, I'd love to see the following:
* OV wipes. Mmm, gotta get me some of them!!! Bonus if they're hand dyed. ( X 2). OOOH! TWO SETS UP RIGHT NOW!
* Essential Oils - Maybe Lavender, Tea Tree Oil, Peppermint, Eucalyptus for wipe solution, diaper laundry and fall/winter baths.
* OV Snappi friendly PF. THERE'S ONE THERE NOW!
* Gender Neutral hand made (not needed to be by a WAHM even) newborn baby outfit. Maybe a baby bag outfit out of hand dyed hemp or just soft cotton. Or a shirt and coveralls all in soft material.
* Home made craft items - soaps, candles, waldorf inspired dolls
* Basket of sweets and/or Coffee-- good chocolate and whatever else. Mmm, maybe some Finnish Chocolate!!!
* Head band like this http://quidnunc.org/headband.html I have been asking for one of these in swaps for a long time. I'd LOVE to see one up for auction. I think it would be great!

Soooooo... what do YOU hope people list?

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Here are things that would make me want to bid.

Longies both knit and fabric
wipes
diaper cream & other baby toiletries
mama pads
toys
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Oh I would LOVE to see some essential oils, waldorf items.. toys Good idea Claire!
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My dream auction is already up doz custom luv mimi prefolds LOL

I'd love to see peace love prefolds up too!

Long sleeve T's in size 3-6 mths, dyed or natural, organic preferred but heck gerber works too

knitted booties, felted mocs & slippers
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PS There are auctions not listed in the Katrina section here http://www.wahmchicks.com/browse.php?id=291
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* Home made craft items - soaps, candles, waldorf inspired dolls
That! I'm not really looking for diapering items, but always love home made goodies.
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I am going to post a new pair of BBB pants and an OV naturekins shirt to match~as soon as i figure out how to post it
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ooooh nice thread Claire!

I'd love to see some felted mocs 3t-4t and 12-18 mo

some wahm collaborations would be fab too

and some waldorfy toys!

and advocacy shirts
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i'm shopping for felted mocs too!!!

i'm also shopping for a pretty little wetbag that i can grab when we're only going to be out for an hr or 2. something that holds 1 diaper and 1 or 2 wipes, but looks pretty. maybe something like a clutch handbag w/a wrist strap? i haven't though that much about it, but i've been hoping to stumbe across something. i'm picky about my diaper bags though. i want them to be pretty/stylish (read: not cutesie).
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I want to see some newborn diapers, sets, longies, soakers, etc! Anything newborn, I suppose!

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I would like to see:

2T WAHM made outfits (long pants, matching shirt, jacket)
Black Wool Pants with no embellishments
Mama Pads
Toys

I'm in search of a pair of 2T or larger long pants made out of sushi print fabric.
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Custom slots from diaper-making and soaker-making mamas. The bidding would likely go very high, and you don't have to take the time to make items first and then list them. Slots could be listed immediately (the need is immediate), and the items could be made later.

-Alice, SAHM to dd (2001) and ds (2004) each of whom was a homebirth.jpg, who each self-weaned at 4.5 years bfolderchild.gif, who both fambedsingle2.gif'd, who were bothcd.gif, and both: novaxnocirc.gif.   Also, gd.gif, and goorganic.jpg!

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I will be keeping an eye out for some PUL AIO's, PUL embroidered AIO's, or some cute WIO's that are either embroidered, appliqued, or needle felted.
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What a fabulous thread. I am trying to think of what to make for my auctions.
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Well, would you guys buy non-wahm oils and salves/balms? Even if the oils were in only like 1. oz or 1/2 oz amber glass bottles?
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OV anything
Handmade Toys
Soaps
Halloween Anything
Custom slots
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I have a brand new 16 oz bottle of TTO...would you ladies bid on that?
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Well, would you guys buy non-wahm oils and salves/balms? Even if the oils were in only like 1. oz or 1/2 oz amber glass bottles?
If they were 100% organic I would

-Alice, SAHM to dd (2001) and ds (2004) each of whom was a homebirth.jpg, who each self-weaned at 4.5 years bfolderchild.gif, who both fambedsingle2.gif'd, who were bothcd.gif, and both: novaxnocirc.gif.   Also, gd.gif, and goorganic.jpg!

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Well so far i know their are alot of these things gonna be their!!
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OV flats
dyed flats
and some sort of little winter shoe for Jasper.
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Ohhh, a nana's custom spot. Dream on Heather, dream on
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These are so fun to read! They're like "Dear Santa" letters! :LOL

Phishmama - I'd bid on oils you made!

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These are so fun to read! They're like "Dear Santa" letters! :LOL

Phishmama - I'd bid on oils you made!
Me too! I Phishmama, I bet she makes great oils!
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Me too! I Phishmama, I bet she makes great oils!
Yeah, I don't think anyone should be afraid to post something that they make or craft. Sometimes taking the time to get inspired or use your personal time away from kids is such a good gift to give. Besides, it's a one of kind!

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I totally agree!!
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Totally custom longies
Semi-custom longies
long sleeve dyed shirts
ov/oc fitteds
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Oh I would love to see some longies on the auction.
And Naturkins. both my kids need some winter clothes
and toys! waldorf dolls, more wool balls, wool veggies?
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Oh I would love to see some longies on the auction.
And Naturkins. both my kids need some winter clothes
and toys! waldorf dolls, more wool balls, wool veggies?
I have a used naturekins set on there, but mmmmm, naturekins straight from Barbara is the BEST!

I'll list a couple more wool balls (one in a WAHM set), but I'm low on my favorite wool for fruit/veggies. So, I can't help you out on that one. I know there are a lot of crafter mamas out there. I hope they make something to list! That would be fun!

BTW, your dozen custom PFs ROCK!!!!

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