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Heartfelt Gifts (and a Giveaway!)

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'Tis the season for online shopping, in-store shopping, ALL THE SHOPPING. 'Tis the season for dashing (through the snow) from store to store and from site to site, looking for the best deal....and, let's be honest: trying not to kill fellow shoppers in the process......just me?

Seriously, don't ever go to a mall this time of year....unless you're drunk. 

Call me crazy, but I actually love Christmas shopping. I like to start early (I'm talking late October) so I can take my time, really putting thought into my purchases. I'm a sucker for the moments when the wrapping is unwrapped, the box is opened, the recipient looks and you and says "it's perfect, thank you!" It's not just about the gift: it's about the thought behind it. It's taking the time to KNOW who you're shopping for, putting thought into who they are, and who they are to you.

It's also like a treasure hunt....and I love treasures. 

Speaking of treasures, a few months ago, my friend Sallie gave me the most heartfelt gift: these necklaces.

She dropped them on my desk, all wrapped up with a bow and told me she made them by hand, knowing they would be a perfect way to bring a smile to my face.

I treasure these necklaces, you guys. I wear them almost everyday. They're my whole heart proudly stamped in gold and wrapped around my neck. And knowing such a special trinket was created by such a talented friend makes them all the more special to me. 

Today, Sallie and I are giving you the chance to win your own Sally & Bea treasure! Enter below for your chance to win!

Winner will be chosen/announced on Friday, December 18th!