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The Art of Gift Giving

Thank you to all the First Responders

Christine Curavo First responders Thank you

The world has certainly changed since March 19, 2020 when San Francisco closed her doors and we began to watch the world from a window. Suddenly, the city was quiet.  Too quiet—except the sirens throughout the day. Everybody began to work from home—none of us wanted to go out.  Except a brave group of people who put their needs aside to take care of us. These were the nurses and doctors, grocery store clerks and delivery companies, the firemen and police officers, gas stations and pharmacies. To thank all the sweet souls around the world who took the time to...

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Baby Gifts that Tell an October Story

Christine Curavo Carebox Gift Box Gifts

Storytelling is a unique pastime that allows us to share ideas and values, communicate messages and learn about new things. With CAREBOX, each gift tells a story. 

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Hello, Yellow!

Christine Curavo

Laughter may not cure everything, but it is contagious, it does count as exercise—and the color that represents joy is most certainly yellow! I had a chance to spend time in NYC during the month of January and made it my mission to find a new yellow purse—if one existed anywhere in the middle of Winter, it had to be there.  It took me all day and many promises of Spring inventory on the way before I found exactly what I was looking for at the The Vera Bradley store. I added a Daisy Bag Charm by LuxeLeatherCrafts, a small guardian...

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Come to your Senses in December

Christine Curavo

Take Time to Listen I was once the subject of an experiment where all I needed to do was talk about myself. The person giving the test was graduating from business school and needed to perfect the “art of listening” for his thesis.At first it seemed so simple. He asked thoughtful, meaningful questions and I answered. But within moments, I became aware of how it felt to have another human being really listening—no, hearing me. He was careful not to “interview me” or banter back and forth with conversations that highlighted himself in some way. He gave me the feeling...

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United by Chocolate

Christine Curavo

Something we can all agree on. If you had to pack an emergency survival kit or chose a single word that transcends all cultures and languages, or if you just wanted to feel better—right now—then most people on this planet would agree that chocolate is the answer. Mayans called it the “food of the gods,” studies have shown that people who eat chocolate are more clever than most, but I like the fact that chocolate is actually good for you too:  Click here to see how. Fudge is considered an iconic holiday gift and it is easy to make your own....

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