Many of you read Kelly’s blog and I’m sure by now have heard the news about Matt Turner. While I do not know the Turner’s personally, his story hit home for Zach and I. Zach puts roughly 30-40,000 miles on his car each year. He drives CONSTANTLY and we both have a fear of something happening to him on the road. Whenever he’s late getting home or I can’t get him on his cell phone, I worry. For Julee Turner that worry became reality and this situation has weighed heavy on both mine and Zach’s hearts.
I think the idea of a Blog Silent Auction to benefit Julee and Preslee (their daughter) is so awesome!!! I talked to Zach about it and he agreed that I should participate by auctioning something 🙂 I also plan to go through all the stuff being auctioned and hopefully place a few bids myself! With 10 weeks until Christmas I’m sure I can find some great deals for gifts and benefit such a worthy cause! If you want to do some shopping you can view all the blogs participating here!!!
I decided to auction off some JEWELRY!!! I own a pair of these earrings myself and LOVE THEM. They are the perfect go-to pair and I wear them all the time.
Up for Auction:
Stella and Dot Bardot Hoop Earrings in Silver (you can see more pictures of them here!)
Retail Value: $34
They have 2 5/8″ drop length, are lead and nickle safe, and have a fish hook earwire
They also come packaged in an adorable Stella and Dot box, perfect for gift giving!
How to Bid:
- Open to US Residents Only
- No minimum starting bid!
- Bidding MUST be in $1 increments (Example: If previous bid was $9, your bid must be at least $10)
- Leave a comment on THIS blog post with your bid
- When leaving your big please include your name and email address so I may contact you if you win
- Check back often to make sure you haven’t been outbid. You will
NOT be notified if someone outbids you, so you’ll want to be sure to
check in on items as the week goes on. Bidding will be closed on
Friday, October 19th, at 10pm EST. Winners will be notified via email.
All invoices must be paid by October 31, 2012.
If you are interested in sending a donation you can mail them here:
Preslee Turner College Fund
PO Box 965
Arkadelphia, AR 71923
Online donations can be made to the memorial fund through this link:
I’m excited to see who will be the winner of the earrings and how much we can raise to benefit Julee and Preslee in this time of need!!! I’m keeping them in my prayers and hope you will as well. I cannot fathom the difficulty of this situation and the heartbreak they are facing.
Let the bidding begin!!!
$10 meltales78 at gmail dot comMelanie smith
Katie lubbers $11 Katielubbers@hotmail.com