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Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Auction for Kate McRae

Although I had originally planned to post a cooking recipe for the first of my "Project Fun Fridays" for you and your child to do over the weekend, I felt the following topic was more important and I had to talk about it instead. The "Project Fun Friday" will start next week.

I Recently was reading a post by Kim Stoegbauer, from TomKat Studios, regarding an auction she was hosting for a little girl named Kate McRae.

Kim had invited other Tweeters to bid on a dress that was up for auction. Being a huge Amy Butler fan, I noticed the fabric right away. I had used that very same fabric on a bib and burp cloth set. Although it was the fabric that had originally caught my eye, it was the reason behind the auction that kept my attention. It was about a little girl named, Kate McRae but, rather than tell you about Kate myself I would rather you hear about Kate in her mothers own words.

Monday, June 29th began like every other day, and ended like one we could have never imagined. Our daughter Kate was taken to the DR. for tremors in her right hand. We proceeded to Phoenix Children's Hospital for a stat CT of her head. At 5:30 I, Holly, Kate's mom, was taken into a room alone and told Kate had a massive tumor on the basil ganglia portion of her brain. I called her dad and our journey has begun. One we never would have chose to be a part of, but was chosen for us, and our sweet Kate. She is now in the Phoenix Children's Hospital undergoing treatment for this disease. Please, our dear daughter needs your prayers, as do we, Aaron, Holly, Olivia and Will.

Auction Details:
The Auction starts today,
Friday, July 31st and ends Friday, August 7th PST.

The retail value of the bib is $16.oo, please start the bidding at that price.

Place your bid along with a valid email address in the comments portion of
this entry.

The winner will be notified by email on Saturday, August 8th.

This auction is for US residents only.

Please take a moment to read about Kate here:

The dress being auctioned off:

My donated bib and burp cloth set from Amy Rose Designs:

Photo of Kate: Promise Tangeman

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