The date is approaching fast and we’re making preparations. Don’t miss out!
DONORS WERE PARTICULARLY GENEROUS THIS YEAR, SO PLEASE BUY VOICES!
Basket #1 – Authentic Italian Delight Items: one decorative pasta bowl; one handled ovenware bowl; one small casserole; three dipping bowls; Filippo Filippi taglia tella pasta; Pasta di Gragnano linguine pasta; Rao’s homemade marinara; Tagliolini al limone sauce spices; Maccheroni alla Napoletana sauce spices; aglio, olio e pepperoncino sauce spices; Monte Pollino balsamic vinegar of Modena; Monte Pollino white wine vinegar; Divo extra virgin olive oil with black truffle; DiBella almond orange biscotti; three yellow and white kitchen towels; six blue and silver cotton napkins; eight blue placemats; two $25 gift cards to Gianni’s Café. Value - $200
Basket #2 Coffee and Tea; Time for Me! Items: Designer Keurig mini coffee maker; Primula Black Half Moon infuser teapot; 44 Caribou K cups – medium roast; 50 Republic of Tea decaf Blackberry Sage tea bags; 50 Republic of Tea decaf Ginger Peach tea bags; 20 Tazo Earl Grey tea bags; Walker’s shortbread cookie assortment; orange marmalade with champagne; peach spread; four coasters; $25 gift card to Starbucks. Value - $250
Basket #3 – Spa Basket Items: 24 assorted collagen facial masks; eight scented candles; two Egyptian loofah sponges; bath set with aromatherapy exfoliating scrub gel; anti-stress bath crystals; and bath essence bubble bath; one Cupcake bath fizz; two Lindt dark chocolate bars; LaMarca prosecco with two stemmed glasses; journal; $55 gift card to Anthony Vince Nail Spa; two $25 gift cards to Gianni’s Café. Value - $250
Basket #4 – Patriotic Entertaining Basket Items: Two large striped ceramic bowls; two small ceramic bowls with blue stars; two mid sized ceramic bowls with red stripes; one star shaped ceramic dish; one large ceramic tray; one ceramic pie pan; two r/w/b flag dish towels; two cotton/muslin dish towels with heart shapes; one table runner; one patriotic table square; one water bottle with straw; two r/w/b grill mitts with star pattern; three metal candle pails; two decorative flag kits with wall mounts; $50 gift card to Pinstripes. Value - $210
Basket #5 – Wine & Dine Basket Items: 2019 Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio; 2021 Cooper’s Hawk CalRosso California Red blend; 2017 Braganini Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon; St. Julian Tre dry white wine blend; 2017 Plagido’s Cabernet Sauvignon; Mionetto Il Moscato Dolce; 2016 One Hope Cabernet Sauvignon; two “His & Her” wine glasses; compression wine opener; foil cutter; and three bottle stops; four coasters and decorative tray; two $25 gift cards to Hampton Social Club. Value - $250
Basket #6 – Godiva Chocolate Martini Basket Items: One bottle Godiva dark chocolate liqueur; one bottle Hiram Walker crème de cacao; one bottle Absolut vodka; two Rona martini glasses from Crate and Barrel; one Godiva Chocolate Martini recipe; two Merci European chocolate assortments; four assorted Lindor chocolate truffles; one Ghirardelli premium chocolate squares assortment; two Ghirardelli chocolate bars; one Ferrero Rocher hazelnut chocolate crispies; one Pepperidge Farm Pirouette cookies; one $25 gift card to Anderson’s Chocolates; $50 gift card to Pinstripes. Value - $200
Basket #7 – Charcuterie Basket Items: charcuterie board with cheese knives; nuts; olives; chutney; water crackers; snack crackers; cocktail napkins; four decorative plates; gift card for Trader Joe's for fresh cheese and fruit; Codorniu Anna Blanc de Blanc Brut Reserva (Spain); two sparkling wine glasses; two drink coasters; $75 gift card to Cooper’s Hawk. Value - $200
Basket #8 – Wine & Dine Too! Basket Items: 2018 Lynfred Zinfandel; 2016 Lynfred Teroldego Petite Sirah; 2020 Williamette Valley Vineyards White Pinot Noir; 2020 Louis Jadot Pouilly-Fuisse; 2016 Gran Araucano Cabernet Sauvignon. 2018 Raymond Cabernet Sauvignon; Rabbit super aerator; two Krozno red wine glasses; two $25 gift cards to Hampton Social Club. Value - $250
Today’s Virtual Afternoon Tea with Governor Bradford was a delight. Fifty members and guests attended enjoying their tea. Signal Hill Chapter, NSDAR’s main event of the year as the funds raised enables us to aid education, historic preservation, patriotism and conservation. Governor Bradford, Governor Bradford (portrayed by Terry Lynch of HFK Tales) will share the historical story of the “Plymouth Pilgrims: The 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower Voyage.” Thanks to all that attended. Special thanks to Jackie Marcus and Linda Wichman, and to Ira Marcus, HODAR extraordinaire and photographer,