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Did I Really Tell an Online Newspaper that My Nickname is “MRS WONDER?”

Will I ever learn?  Yes, I called myself Mrs Wonder and, yes, now i will never hear the end of it.  Thanks to Reading Patch for publishing a great on-line article about our store’s return to downtown Reading.  And don’t … Continue reading

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Jewelry Trunk Show — Fabulous!

Tonight (thursday) is the night.  Another Echo/Mars &Valentine jewelry trunk show.  I’m waiting for the pieces to arrive; should be here in an hour or so. I’ve previewed the collection and it looks amazing. Twice a year we showcase this … Continue reading

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LIGHT UP YOUR SPRING!

NEW ITEMS:  We are not a candle store, but we love candles.  This spring we are introducing two new types of candles at Sense of Wonder.  These specially designed lifetime candles are made with smokeless, odorless liquid paraffin with fiberglass … Continue reading

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A Little Retail Therapy?

We got thru January.  Ok, so it took us over a month to close our 2011 books, inventory our merchandise, and generally recover from the holiday season. TWO STORES.  How quickly we had forgotten how much work that is, especially … Continue reading

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Five Shopping Days/Five Great Shopping Ideas

How’s that shopping coming?  If you are anything like me, there’s plenty left to do and not alot of time left to do it in.  Every season we try to guess what the “must-have”  items will  be and do our best to keep them … Continue reading

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Stealth Opening Day

It finally arrrived!  At 10 pm Friday we tore down the paper, washed the windows, and hung the “NOW OPEN” sign on our new Reading store.  Within minutes we had curious visitors.  What a great opening day today!  It is nice to be … Continue reading

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READING STORE UPDATE — november 11 target opening day

OK, we are making good progress on our new Reading location.  We are shooting to open by mid-November; in fact, we hope to open the store doors on 11/11/11.  There’s new carpet, installed cabinets, fresh paint, bright lights, and a great new  floorplan.  No … Continue reading

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