Gift Baskets


Click on the link above to see all items available to bid, or click on the individual Auction Item numbers below to be directed to that item's bid page. 

Fall Cleanup & Lawn Care

Give your yard a final fall cleanup before it's too late!


Let Turfs Up Lawn Care blow and remove your leaves on up to an acre of land (20 man hours or less) in Des Moines (or nearby community).

Also included in this package are yard supplies that even a novice gardner will find useful season after season.


Don't miss out on having the yard you have always wanted!

In-home organizer

Are you ready to take on that messy closet, or cluttered garage? Bid on in-home designer Anne Ahmann from Happy. Healthy. Home.. She will come into your home and give you a free consultation and tackle a home organization project for two hours.

The basket contains the following:

Happy Healthy Home 2hr Gift Certificate

$25 Gift Card to The Container Store

Dymo Label Maker

Complete Book to Home Organization

2021 School year appointment book

Command Strip Variety Pack

The Container Store storage bag

8 storage boxes of varying size

Message board with letters

Blue and straw basket


Humidor & Cigars

Jumpstart your love of cigars into a new hobby!

This beautiful humidor comes with everything you need to enjoy an evening out with friends. The winning bid takes home the following:

- Humidor

- Three premium cigars (Perdomo Reserve Champagne 10th anniversary, My Fathers Cigars Flor de Las Antillas, and an Ashton)

- Cigar cutter

- Bottle of Makers Mark Whisky

- Ashton tee shirt

- AND a $30 gift card to Des Moines' Iowa Cigar Company.. home of the largest premium cigar selection available in Des Moines.

Discover your new hobby in style.


Donated By Cigar Company


Cleaning Service & Supplies 

Having everyone at home makes it impossible to keep the house clean for very long, much less finding the time for a deep clean.


Why not have someone else do the work for you?! Give yourself a much needed break and have your home deep cleaned before the end of the year!



The high bidder is entitled to have Pristine Clean Des Moines work inside your home for a total of 9 man hours.


Baked Goods for a Year

The Bake Shoppe

Home of the Original Champagne Cake

September 2020-August 2021

Baked goods every month for a year!

From sticky buns, to dinner rolls, pie to chocolate cookies.




Donated By The Bake Shoppe

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Open Me When

Custom Gifting featured in



Maria Shireen Rose Gold Hair Tie Bracelet

HYGGE! Learn about the defining characteristic of Danish culture...secrets to happy living!

Bluetooth Headphones by studio Sweden

Brass Plated Shoehorn

Kentucky Bourbon soaked toothpicks

Detroit Wick Scent Branding Candles

Finland imported; crunching snowball stress balls and a few more goodies to wrap up this unique custom gift!



Donated By Open Me When


Upscale Service & Style

Salon Spa W!


Our locally owned, TOP 100 SALON IN U.S.

$250 of Aveda products and $100 Gift Certificate






Donated by China Wong of Salon Spa W


The Eyes Have It!

Rodan & Fields Eye Care Bundle

  1. Lash Boost eyelash conditioning serum.

  2. Brow defining Boost tinted eyebrow gel.

  3. Active Hydration Bright Eye Complex Gel Cream for dark circles and under eye puffiness!


Donated by the Preisser Family


Interior Design Fun!

For over 150 years, Gilcrest/Jewett has been known as the home building headquarters in Iowa.

In 2000, we built a state-of-the-art showroom in Waukee and named it the "Idea Center". It allows us to display all of the products that you might need for your new home or your home renovation. Doors, windows, molding, flooring, cabinets, patio decks, siding and now roofing. Gilcrest/Jewett is not just a lumber store, we are your home building headquarters!

$500 Gift certificate/Credit towards supplies



Freshen your home today!

$100 Gift Card


Grounded in traditional design concepts layered with modern sensibility, let us introduce you to Amanda Reynal Interiors. 

In a historic refurbished factory space in downtown Des Moines, ARI's curated retail shop is a bright mix of home decor and personal accessories from local makers. Get started with an Amanda Reynal candle, vase, tray and 2 pillows to add a fresh style to a new home project!

A $335 value!

Special thanks to Jenny Ferrari, Wildflower & Amanda Reynal


Be Bergman

Support our school and show your Bergman Academy school spirit with items from the Bergman Store.

Bergman Tote, water bottles, coffee mug, beanie hats, baseball cap and two t-shirts!


Sizes can be exchanged within that style. Unable to shift to a different style/inventory.

Donated by the Bergman Store



Summer Sizzlin'


It's not too late to get your grill on! 

Enjoy this galvanized bucket, grilling tool set, Williams Sonoma steak sauces, Kerber's Farm dry rubs, Bulleit Burbon, Tommy Bahama Acrylic plates, bowls, wine glasses, Rachel Zoe stemless acrylic wine glasses, Cook Book, a $50 gift card to Omaha Steaks and more!


Special thanks to Jen Galloway

and Michelle Gartner


Shopping & Closet Make-Over

Need some help organizing your wardrobe?


If so, this closet audit/styling session along with one $250 Cabi gift card is for you!

Please contact Christina Davis at to schedule

The Holton Homestead

We started our Homestead in 2016 when all we knew was we had a passion for the lifestyle. We now are a place to call home for many animals including chickens, ducks, dogs, a pig named carl, and of course our bees!

We grow plants of all kinds and nurture the future of our world with our gardens and bee population.


Enjoy a custom gift basket from

The Holton Homestead

Try our pure honey, flavored cream honey, lip balm, beeswax and more as a little preview of what our Homestead has to offer!


Look for us at market!


Special thanks to Tyler & Sara Holton & the

Mulvihill Family.


Training with Tabetha

Did you just add a puppy to your family or are thinking about it? Do you have a pooch who could use a brush up on some manners? Here is the perfect item for you!

Let Tabetha at Dog Daze help you start off on the right paw with your new or current furry family member.

Tabetha has helped other Bergman families, from puppy training to behavioral consults.

This package includes a two-hour initial consult and 5 one-hour training sessions plus a bucket of goodies to get you started on your training adventures!

The Spirit of Aloha

If you can't travel to Hawai'i, why not bring a piece of Hawai'i to your doorstep? Take your splash proof beach bag, a six-pack of Longboard lager, a set of shatterproof wine glasses, and some yummy treats to the shores of Saylorville Lake and imagine yourself on the beaches of Hawai'i.

Along with tasty Hawaiian treats, the winning bidder will enjoy items from the exclusive Hokuala Golf Course located on the island of Kauai which features the longest stretch of oceanfront golf in Hawai'i.


That's Italian

Life is too short to not eat and drink well!

Enjoy this Taste of Italy basket including Italian Wine, Italian made wine glasses, towels, colander, cheese, pastas, oil, cook book, a Gift Card to

Coci Cusina


Special thanks to Jen Galloway

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