March 25, 2017

Soap & Crafts for OCC Shoebox Stockpile Saturday ~ 3/25/2017

We were able to get a couple more of the deals on Dial soap for our Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes...we're really stocking up!

Dial Bar Soap deal purchased for Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes.


My sister found another good stuffed animal at a local thrift store.

Coca Cola Bear thrift store find for an Operation Christmas Child shoebox.

My mom sewed 14 of these tote bags for her 2 to 4 year old girl boxes.  Some were drawstring and some had handles.  She packed her boxes as she sewed the bags so there is not a picture of them all.

Flannel tote bags.

My mom sewed four of these reversible pencil cases.

Reversible drawstring pencil pouches.



Also, this morning I got a Snapchat from my aunt (who packs with us) of  a bag full of adorable stuffed animals!!

Spent from shoebox packing budget: $2.81

Added to stockpile:
  • 2 dozen bars of soap
  • 1 stuffed animal + my aunt's stash
  • 14 tote bags
  • 4 pencil cases
If you are looking for ideas of what can go in a shoebox check out Filler Items for Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes.

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