Blossoms of Hope and Her Mind Magazine present the 7th Annual Power of the Purse! Gently-used and vintage purses will be available for cash and carry. New and designer handbags, some of which will be filled with goodies, will be included in the Silent Auction. There will be light fare from Maggiano's, desserts from Season's 52, wine from The Iron Bridge Wine Company, networking, and much more! 

**A portion of the proceeds will be used towards Ellicott City Disaster Relief.**

This year we are again offering an opportunity for those eager shoppers to get in ahead of the crowds. Pay a little more and become a VIP!

VIP benefits include:

  • one hour shopping ahead of everyone else
  • Premier parking, while available
  • VIP's will be limited to 2 high-end purses and 8 off-the-table bags during their hour.


Click here to register for the 7th Annual Power of the Purse!


Purchase your Raffle tickets online.  1 ticket for $5, 3 tickets for $10.  You get to pick which items you want to place your raffle tickets on once you arrive at Power of the Purse!

Raffle Items Include:


1. Wolf Gourmet Multi-Function Cooker

Donated by Fretz

[Value $799]


2. Silver Necklace & Silver with White Sapphire and Aquamarine Earrings

Donated by Sherri Collins-Witzke

[Value $450]


3. 1 WEEK VACATION IN GREEN VALLEY, ARIZONA ($1500 Value) - Enjoy beautiful mountain views of the Santa Rita Mountains while you relax around the pool of this charming 2-bedroom plus den, 2-bath home.  Just 25 minutes from Tucson and all its museums, golf courses, parks and attractions.  Located in the Canoa Ridge Community of Green Valley. Lots of opportunities to relax, exercise, or explore right in Canoa Ridge, or nearby Tucson. Easy drives to many Southern Arizona destinations such as Tombstone, Bisbee, Douglas. Close to artists’ communities (Tubac) and museums of local interest. Nearby are a multitude of cultural and recreational opportunities from hiking to historical monuments, museums, and historic towns. A great place to chill out – or use as a base to explore one of Arizona’s most interesting areas.   Expiration dates and other important details: Enjoy between May -November 2018, based on availability.

View of Santa Rita Mountains