Here It Is! The Blogger Bake Sale!

Thanks for the graphic Jess!
Thanks for the graphic Jess!

How the Bake Sale will work: (U.S. residents only)

  1. Scroll through the delicious items below.
  2. Once you have decided on an item, email me at mojamala2blog@gmail.com. Give me your name and bid amount in the email! (Do NOT leave your bid amount in the comments section)
  3. Once I receive your bid I will update this page by crossing out the price as it increases to include the new price and the highest bidder.
  4. All items start at $5, after that bids are to increase at least by $1.
  5. The bake sale will run Tuesday January 28th at 8am-Friday January 31st at 3pm. This should give everyone time to get their bids in without having to be glued to the computer.
  6. If you win an item you have bid on, I will email you to let you know. At that time you can make a donation to JFF in the amount of your winning bid and email me your mailing address.
  7. Once the donation/winning bid hits, I’ll have the bake sale item shipped to you!

Here is the delicious list of bake sale items, start your bidding!

Giant Chocolate Chip Softies-By Go Run Jess: Starting Bid $5
New Bid-Paulette W.-$25

Salted Vanilla Bean Caramels-By Sarah: Starting Bid $5
New Bid-Sarah B.-$10
New Bid-Jessica C.-$15
New Bid-Heather M.-$16
New Bid-Jessica C.-$18


Chewy Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies-By Katie: Starting Bid $5
New Bid-Nick M.-$10

Double Chocolate Chip Brownies-By Steph: Starting Bid $5
New Bid-Emily B.-$12

The Best Peanut Butter Cookies Ever-By Melissa: Starting Bid $5
New Bid-Christine B.-$10

PeanutButter Cookies

Fluffer Nutter Fudge-By Me!: Starting Bid $5
New Bid-$10
New Bid-Jenny K.-$15

This picture is from but even mine came out looking similar. Which is rare.
This picture is from Shugary Sweets but even mine came out looking similar. Which is rare.

“Out of the World” Chocolate Chip Cookies-By Anna: Starting Bid $5
New Bid-Lisa L.-$10

Potica/Nutroll-By: Mom and Me!: Starting Bid $5
New Bid-Sarah B.-$10
New Bid-Linda-$30

Don't miss out on this item
Don’t miss out on this item

Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Turtle Cookies-By Anchored in CLE: Starting Bid $5
New Bid-Sarah B.-$10
New Bid-Why CLE?- $12

     Dark chocolate is combined with sea salt, caramel, and pecans to create this decadent concoction

Dark chocolate is combined with sea salt, caramel, and pecans to create this decadent concoction

The item below is for Locals only! (Cleveland Area and they will be delivered to you! With in 75 miles of Rocky River!) 

24 Beautiful Cupcakes and you can even pick your own flavor!-By Amy- Starting Bid $5
New Bid-Kelly H.-$15
New Bid-Heather M.-$16
New Bid-Kelly H.-$20

Crowd favorite flavors include:

Chocolate peanut butter
Choc chip cookie dough
Lemon blueberry
Chocolate strawberry
Maple bacon

Just check out a sample of the pictures below!

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Thank you all to all the bakers who are donating their item and the cost of shipping. You guys are awesome and huge hearts!

If baked goods are not your thing then check out our beer raffle we have going on. The beer raffle is for locals since you have to pick up them items in person.


A New Element to Our Jordan’s Family Foundation Fundraiser: A Beer Raffle

For every $10 donated, you get one entry into a raffle in which you can win 1 of 10 prizes! You will need to e-mail Ryan at ryanmccartney319@gmail.com so that we know that you want to be entered in the raffle. Some of you guys already donated, and that is just fine.

If you already donated and want to be in the raffle, just contact Ryan at ryanmccartney319@gmail.com and we will make sure that you receive the correct # of entries. The drawing will occur on Wednesday, February 12th, in case you want the beer for a Valentine’s Day celebration. You must be able to meet us somewhere near the Cleveland-area to claim your prize if you win.

Bodhi dreams about you entering the raffle.
Bodhi dreams about you entering the raffle.

Here are the prizes:

Prize 1: 4-pack of 2013 Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Stout and 1 bottle of 2013 Goose Island Bourbon County Barleywine
Prize 2: 4-pack of 2013 Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th
Prize 3: $25 gift card to the Wine Spot in Cleveland Heights
Prize 4: 1 bottle of Founders Sweet Repute (Backstage Series release that missed OH due to ABV) and 1 bottle of Batch #1 Epic Big Bad Baptist (thanks to John Fay for donating this one!)
Prize 5: 1 bottle each of Prairie Noir and Vanilla Noir
Prize 6: 2 bottles of 2014 Great Lakes Barrel Aged Blackout Stout
Prize 7: 1 bottle of Cigar City Illuminating the Path (El Catador exclusive)
Prize 8: 1 bottle each of 2012 Founders KBS, 2012 Alesmith Speedway Stout, Batch 100 Hoppin’ Frog BORIS (with English pale malt instead of American malt)
Prize 9: 1 bottle of Perennial Heart of Gold
Prize 10: 1 bottle of New Glarus Wisconsin Belgian Red

The link to donate is here.

Thank you in advance for your generosity!



Ryan and I are so happy to announce that

We are fundraising for Jordan’s Family Foundation (JFF) this running season!

In the past, Ryan has raised over $3,000 for this awesome, local foundation and I couldn’t wait to join him. Together we are running the Green Jewel 50K relay, then Ryan is returning to run the Boston Marathon and I will be running the Cleveland Marathon.

Healthy Starts, Happy Hearts, Ryan and Jess Making it Happen!

We are so excited to be able to have the opportunity to fundraise for such an amazing organization. We are even more excited to actually know and love the family who started this organization.

Please read the except below from Corey Rossen the Jordan’s Family Foundation President to gain some information on this foundation.

Jordan’s Family Foundation was created when we learned that our daughter, Jordan, was born with a heart defect.  After learning of Jordan’s condition, we met with our “team” of doctors and scoured the internet for as much information as we could obtain, we realized two staggering facts:  one, Congenital Heart Diseases, though not widely acknowledged, are the most common birth defect, and two, very little money is dedicated to the research of Congenital Heart Diseases.  We decided to begin raising awareness and money for the research and education of congenital heart disease, with a focus on pediatrics.  Since that time, we have also discovered that our son, Dawson, was born with a completely different heart condition.  Neither our son nor daughter’s conditions are genetic disorders, they are simply a part of the staggering statistic that nearly 1 in 100 children are born with heart disease.
Jordan's Family Foundation
Jordan’s Family Foundation
In the past two years Jordan has undergone massive open heart surgery, the first of multiple surgeries.  Dawson underwent surgery after having collapsed at a friend’s birthday party.  His condition is curable while Jordan will face her heart condition for her entire life.  These surgeries and medical advancements have all been made possible by the research and education that has occurred in the past.  Current and future discoveries are made through contributions and the funding of research programs from individuals and organizations such as Jordan’s Family Foundation.
Hi Jordan!
Hi Jordan!
Through the years JFF, a member of the United Way as a designated charity for Health and Human Services and the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), has been fortunate enough to raise enough money to donate nearly $80,000 to many organizations.  These organizations include the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital Cardiac Research Division, American Heart Association, Ronald McDonald House, the Congenital Heart Information Network and Flying Horse Farms (a division of the Hole in the Wall Gang Charities).
JFF also conducts community events such as Fitness Fits Everyone! (where more than 3500 people join together to learn about eating healthy, being active and having fun), host a children’s biathlon event, participates in the Healthy Family Training Camp with the Cleveland Browns, has spoken at the American Heart Association’s Go Red! For Women campaign events, sponsored Hockey for a Healthy Heart with the Lake Erie Monsters, coordinates  “Red Out, Fighting Heart Disease is a Real Sport” and have had interactive and informative booths at local children’s events such as “Meet the Trucks” and Walk-n-Roll Lakewood.

Now if could things could get any better. Not only has Jordan been through heart surgery but she has joined her school’s cross country team! Ryan and I went to cheer her on this year and you have not lived until you have watched grade school cross country. Jordan really impressed us with how well she tackled a hilly course and smiled each time she passed us.

Please consider a donation to this wonderful cause. No matter how big or small, we are extremely grateful for every bit we can raise.

Visit our page, Healthy Starts, Happy Hearts, Ryan and Jess Making it Happen!