Nota Bene Heroines: Lakey Peterson

Waxing Poetic loves a heroine. Sometimes she is out of a storybook or a historical figure, and sometimes, to our delight, she is of our modern day (and close by!).

A brave heart, and gracious spirit, our neighbor and friend Lakey Peterson is a heroine to all young athletes and an inspiration for everyone to give (and give your best). Amongst so many great achievements, Lakey is the 2012 ASP World Tour US Open of Surfing Champion, and her journey has recently been made into a movie, ZEROTO100 (premiering this Sunday at the Lobero Theater in Santa Barbara, Ca.)

A humanitarian and conservationist in her community and beyond, Lakey is an advocate for several worthy charities and is constantly doing her part: breaking boundaries, making a difference, and chasing her dream.

If you would like to help Lakey Peterson support the following charities, please follow the links below:

H4O (Hands4Others)
Clean Water Tour
Pray For Daisy

Heritage House Gifts

Waxing Poetic's modern heirloom jewelry and gifts are available at many fine retail stores both stateside and abroad.  As a token of our gratitude to our retailers and because we think you’ll love them as much as we do, we will be featuring one retailer each month here on Proof.  We’re delighted to introduce Heritage House Gifts from Gulfport, Mississippi.

We are very pleased to have Heritage House Gifts join us today.  We love their products, enthusiasm, and overall southern charm!

What are your favorite collections? Who could pick just one??  We love it all!  What we love the most about Waxing Poetic is that we get to help each customer make a necklace that is truly ‘‘her own story!’’

What are your favorite pieces? If we had to pick just one - we love the square insignia charm.  It is fabulous on its own or as an anchor to other charms on a necklace.  Let’s not forget to mention the fabulous square insignia ring!

What are your customers’ favorite collections? For initials, our customers love the square insignia charms and the round insignia charms.  A steady fav is any of the charms with the fleur de lis symbol.  This icon is near to our hearts to celebrate our region, Mardi Gras and the Saints!!  Geaux Saints!!

What are your customers’ favorite pieces? The Wing & Prayer Fleur de Lis charm.

What do you like most about the Waxing Poetic Line? Heritage House keeps a wish list for each customer and records all Waxing Poetic purchases – including gifts!   When it is time for a special occasion – birthday, Mother’s Day or Christmas – family or friends can easily add to an already started necklace!

Do you have any fun customer stories that you would like to share? Well – we are not going to shop and tell!!  Let’s just say that some of the best tales come to us around the holidays when we are in the ELF mode helping some of our favorite men shop for some of our favorite ladies!  Here it is, almost Holiday 2010, and we are gearing up for some fun!!

Thanks again for sharing with us some fun facts about your customers.  As always, we love to hear about your Waxing Poetic favorites!

Please be sure to check out Heritage House Gifts at 446 Courthouse Rd, Gulfport, MS, give them a call at 228- 897-7644, or visit them on Facebook.

Spread Good Fortune Necklace Giveaway

Ever cracked open a fortune cookie to discover some words of wisdom or an inspirational quote that somehow seemed to be written just for you at that moment? We absolutely love when customers share their personal stories with us, particularly stories filled with good fortune, encouragement and motivation! We have a hunch that you too will also enjoy these stories of inspiration.  So to spread good fortune within our Waxing Poetic family, we’re asking you to tell us about your favorite fortune and one lucky Waxing Poetic wearer will win the Little Dumpling Necklace pictured above!

Here’s how it works:
1.  Visit our Facebook page and click "Like"
2.  Post your favorite fortune to our Facebook Wall. Tell us why you chose this particular fortune as your favorite and how it is meaningful to you.
3.  From the favorite fortunes posted, we’ll randomly select a winner who will receive the Little Dumpling Necklace pictured above (Little Dumpling Necklace).
4.  To be entered to win post your favorite fortune by noon on Thursday, September 30th.  The winner will then be selected and announced on Facebook at 1 pm on Friday, October 1st.

–Each post to Waxing Poetic’s Facebook Wall between 10 am eastern time on Tuesday, September 28th and noon eastern time on Thursday, September 30th will count as one entry.
–You may post more than once, but each post must be about a unique fortune that is special to you.
–Remember to tell us why the fortune is your favorite and what it meant to you!

We can’t wait to hear from you.  May we all have good fortune!

Fan-Fare Gifts

Each of our retailers possesses distinctive individual charm, spreading the personal touch of Waxing Poetic in their communities every day. As a token of our gratitude to our retailers and because we think you’ll love them as much as we do, we will be featuring one retailer each month here on Proof.  We’re delighted to introduce Fan-Fare Gifts in Texarkana, Texas!

Welcome to Fan-Fare Gifts!  We’re so happy to have you here. Have you had a favorite Waxing Poetic customer? I have had two favorite customers so far.  Last year at Christmas Molly Quinn, the daughter in the show Castle visited our store.  She loved Waxing Poetic and bought herself a Camp Bracelet.  It was so much fun having her in the store.  She is a great young lady.  I had to show her off to all of our customers in the store and she was so sweet about it.  That made for an exciting day during the crazy holiday season.  Everyone was excited to have met her.

My second favorite customer is a lady who came in because she had heard about Waxing Poetic at work.  She wanted to get herself a necklace with one initial.  She was so excited to see the whole line.  The next day she came in and bought her three boys’ birthstones.  The following day she came in and bought a Baby Insignia for each son.  The next day she came in and bought another charm to represent her husband.  By the end of the week, she had nine charms on that necklace.  She was so excited!  We thought it was funny that she had so many charms on her necklace and she did too, but she loved it!

What are your favorite collections? We love the Square Insignia Charms, Camp Bracelets, and Storybook Charms.

What are your favorite pieces? Faith Camp Bracelet, Cross Dog Tag Pendant, and Peace Wing & a Prayer Charm

What are your customers’ favorite collections? Round Insignia Charms, Pastime Charms, and Storybook Charms

What are your customers’ favorite pieces? Peace Tonic Charm and Poetic Crosses

What do you like about Waxing Poetic’s designs? Waxing Poetic is for any age group.  There is so much to choose from that every customer can find something that they relate to.

Thank you Fan-Fare Gifts!

Visit Fan-Fare Gifts at 2315 Richmond Rd in Texarkana, TX, on facebook, or give them a ring at 903.832.5196.  The Lone Star State is a long way away?  No worries, find a store near you.

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