Monday, December 8

Support A Good Cause By Shopping and Linky Party #205

Welcome to the 205th Masterpiece Monday!

 Hi Everyone!
 Do you have a local  Christmas boutique in your area that sponsors a good cause?
My church has an annual Christmas boutique to sponsor our missionaries in Mexico.
Spread more Christmas cheer this year and skip the mall for some (or all) of your holidoay gift shopping.
You'll not only help those in need, you'll also find some great handmade gifts, most at some pretty good prices! 
These are some of the goodies at my church:
There were cute, warm blankets for kids 
Really cute homemade Christmas décor and signs
 Hand poured scented candles
Handcrafted jewelry for $10.00!

Colorful infinity scarves

Hand knitted hats and scarves and hair accessories

Home baked treats

Quilted pillow covers

Knitted ornaments, heating pads and manicure in a jar  
What I scored:
An adorable wooden sign to decorate my California "fire place".
A beautiful necklace and super cute pink butterfly hair pins for my daughter.
A pineapple-coconut scented candle (it smells so good!) to give away to a friend or as a holiday hostess gift.

Fortunately, I had cash on me (usually I don't) I had forgotten that this sale was going that day. I think I'm going to plan better and buy more next year!

This Weeks Features
Laksa (Coconut Curry Soup with Shrimp and Chicken) by simply fresh dinners
Boogieboard Cottage

Don't forget to grab a featured button!
Boogieboard Cottage

1. PLEASE. LINK. BACK. Please include a direct link back to my blog party.
2. Feel free to link up any of your masterpiece's whether they're crafts, recipes, decor, thrifty finds, etc. (Please no direct links to etsy or other sales sites.)
3. Please do not pin from the party, go to the original blog and pin from there

Have a blessed week,


  1. Hello beautiful! What a great party, and I love being a part of it. Please come and join our party, tonight at 7 pm. We would love to have you. Happy Monday! Lou Lou Girls

  2. It is always so much fun to see what everyone is up to...thanks for hosting!


  3. Looks like you picked up some perfect gifts, Mary! Thanks so much for featuring my Laksa! You are so kind! I enjoy your weekly posts and love seeing what you've been up to! Have a great week :)

  4. Hi Mary, thank you for hosting today. I did go to 3 Christmas Church bazaars, they are always full of great hand made and baked goodies.

  5. Beautiful items for a beautiful cause. Great idea! Thanks for hosting, Mary....Christine

  6. Hello! Church craft sales are the best! Thanks so much for hosting and for featuring my Silver Bells! Blessings, Cecilia