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Bake Sales for Beginners

Hosting a bake sale? It's gonna be a blast. Here's a timeline for everything you need to know and do to make your bake sale a success.

Three Weeks Ahead

Enlist the help of volunteers to donate baked goods and/or to participate during the sale.

Two Weeks Ahead

Create a little bit of buzz: Print or make signs to post in popular locations. You may even want to consider placing an ad in your local paper or on a community calendar.

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One Week Ahead

Pick up decorating or set-up items like tablecloths, boxes, tiers, platters and baskets. And don't forget paper plates, napkins, plastic forks, to-go bags, trash bags, etc.

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A Day or Two Ahead

Make sure you have change to give your customers! You don't want to be left scrambling!

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Day of the Event

If you're featuring any items that need to be kept cool, pick up ice for your cooler and pack your perishable treats. Be sure to keep the table well-stocked—and have fun!

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