Making a Difference One Charm at a Time

“It’s better to give than receive,” is a phrase I’ve heard many times before. This year my husband and I decided to forgo buying each other gifts during the holiday season. Instead, we chose to donate to a hospice in our town that badly needed renovation. Instead of mailing the check, we chose to deliver Read More…

Why Do You Collect Murano Bead Charms?

It occurs to me that I’ve been a “collector” all my life. Some notables on the list: Barbie Doll shoes, Girl Scout badges, Scholastic books, pen pals, beads, Christmas ornaments, etc. If you’re a baby boomer, you’ve probably collected some of the same things. Most childhood passions I outgrew, but my love for collecting Christmas Read More…