We've been asking you to submit your favorite Christmas memories and heartwarming James Avery Christmas stories to spread the warmth and joy of the holidays with James Avery Artisan Jewelry and KVKI and you've delivered!

Each weekday through Friday, December 21, 2018, during the 12pm hour with Bristol, we'll read one of your stories and the person who submitted it will receive a $50 gift card to James Avery Artisan Jewelry. At the end of each week, we'll put all five stories to a vote and the winner will receive an additional $250 James Avery Artisan Jewelry gift card! James Avery Artisan Jewelry can be found locally in the Shoppes at Bellemeade on Youree Drive in Shreveport and the Dillard’s at Pierre Bossier Mall and Mall St. Vincent and online at JamesAvery.com.

Today's winner is Heather Leatherman. Congrats Heather! We hope you enjoy your gift card to James Avery Artisan Jewelry! Here's what Heather had to say:

My daddy was self-employed all of his life. He did appliance sales and service. I was an only child, and being a girl, I was a huge daddy’s girl! We were far from wealthy, but my daddy did everything in his power to get my momma and I what we wanted for Christmas every year. He was a very kind and giving man, and Christmas was his favorite time of year. My favorite memory is that every year we would travel to my grandparent’s house, and he would hide an extra gift for us in the car. He continued this through the years even doing it for my husband when I got married. It just made him so happy to surprise us with something extra! My daddy has since passed away at the young age of 52 in May of 2015. I plan to put his giving heart in action by continuing his tradition with my own daughter now!

Thank you Heather for sharing your precious memory! If you'd like to share yours or to find out more, click here!

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