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

Each weekday through Friday, December 20, 2019, during the 12 pm 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 the week, we'll put all five stories to a vote and the winner will receive an additional $250 James Avery Artisan Jewelry gift card! The winner will be announced Monday, December 23, 2019.

Today's winner is Melanie Whallon. Congrats Melanie! We hope you love your new treasured piece of jewelry from James Avery Artisan Jewelry! Here's what she had to say:

Three years ago my mom and I started a James Avery Charm bracelet. We would go every month and pick out a charm. Our one bracelet turned into 2 bracelets, etc. Christmas 2 years ago our family surprised my mom with a Christmas charm bracelet. I got one as well. We have enjoyed filling our bracelets with meaningful charms. For the Christmas season we would take off our every day bracelets to wear our Christmas one. Last year when Christmas was over, we went to put up our Christmas bracelet to then start wearing our everyday ones again. We discovered hers had been lost. We looked everywhere and never found it. Remember at that time this was 2 years of going every month to buy charms. We went into the James Avery store a told the employees about not being able to find her bracelets. She made her purchase and we left the store. About 30 minutes later I received a call asking me to bring my mom back to the store. These wonderful people made her a bracelet with several charms on it. We will never forget the generosity of others. And yes, we continue to grow our bracelets and just added a new charm to our Christmas bracelets.

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

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