Archive for August, 2013

  • How to Make a Chapter Cookbook

    How to Make a Chapter Cookbook

    Several years ago, my chapter decided that it would be fun to create a cookbook from our member’s recipes to sell as a fundraiser.  After some research, we decided to use Morris Press Cookbooks (www.morriscookbooks.com) because of their user friendliness and competitive prices. Once we had ordered a cookbook kit from Morris Press (free!), we [&hellip...

  • MOMS Club Family’s Geocaching Frog Goes the Distance!

    Aug 28, 13 • Chapter ActivitesNo Comments
    MOMS Club Family’s Geocaching Frog Goes the Distance!

    Do you geocache? Geocaching is like a modern day treasure hunt!  People hide “caches” and record the locations according to their GPS coordinates or other clues, and log them in online.  Then other people go hunt out the caches, based on the coordinates and clues. Most geocaches include a logbook so “finders” can sign-in and [&hellip...

  • How to Host a Busy Bag Swap

    How to Host a Busy Bag Swap

    Last week, we asked on our Facebook page for tips on how to host a busy bag swap.  We’ve pulled together the tips and advice for you here. What is a Busy Bag? A busy bag is a self contained child friendly activity.  They are usually stored in their own bag or box and can [&hellip...

  • How to Host a Moms Night In

    Aug 16, 13 • Chapter ActivitesNo Comments
    How to Host a Moms Night In

    All our members look forward to that one night a month when they can get out for the evening.  But a lot of us need to do it on a budget, too.  Going out to dinner at a restaurant can get pricey.  Remember – there are lots of options for a memorable evening without spending [&hellip...

  • A Sweetheart of a Fundraiser

    A Sweetheart of a Fundraiser

    On February 17th, 2013 the MOMS Club of Phoenix-Norterra held our second annual Sweethearts Gala fundraiser where we raised money for our charity of choice, Maggie’s Place! All of the work and effort put in by our club volunteers, raised $5000 for Maggie’s Place. Maggie’s Place is a community that provides houses of hospitality for pregnant and [&hellip...

  • Getting a New Chapter Off the Ground

    Aug 6, 13 • Chapter Activites, News1 Comment
    Getting a New Chapter Off the Ground

    What do you do when you move to a new state within days of arriving? Hold a chapter launch party for your new MOMS Club of course! This crazy idea was actually months in the making. When my husband received orders for Ft Hood my initial reaction was to jump on the computer and see [&hellip...