Author Archive: Valeria Amato

Thanks Bro

Tips for Saying “Thanks!”

Your fundraising auction may be over. You’ve distributed items to your bidders. You’ve collected all of the funds, paid the bills. Everything’s done and time for a vacation, right?! Well, not just yet. I don’t mean to burst your bubble,…
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Keep Cool Before Your Event

Back in October, I  wrote a post comparing auction planning to wedding planning.  Well, here we are 9 months later and my wedding day is merely weeks away!  (Cue the dramatic music) Off the bat, I must say that planning…
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Conquering Your Auction Fears

  Daft Punk released their new album Random Access Memories and I’ve been listening to it almost non-stop.  My favorite track on it so far is “Giorgio by Moroder” where disco and electro-pop pioneer Giorgio Moroder tells stories about the…
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Random Acts of Generosity

I’m sure you’ve seen the photo of Officer Larry DePrimo over the past few days. On a cold night in New York City, Officer DePrimo walked past a homeless man who was barefoot and decided to walk into the closest…
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Baking It Forward

I love to bake. On weekends, when I have some free time, I enjoy spending an afternoon baking a new sweet treat, bread, or dessert. Baking has always interested me because it gives me the chance to learn some new…
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Plan a Successful Auction Minus the Stress!

Many couples have something in common- some like to go hiking together, others play on a sports team together, and others take couples cooking classes. My fiancé, Ben, and I pride ourselves on being efficient. I enjoy keeping organized and…
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caketopper

Plan A Successful Auction Minus the Stress!

Many couples have something in common- some like to go hiking together, others play on a sports team together, and others take couples cooking classes. My fiancé, Ben, and I pride ourselves on being efficient. I enjoy keeping organized and…
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