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What’s in Your Clutch?

Clutch Essentials Don’t let the small size of a clutch hold you back from using such an amazing fashion accessory.  When organized correctly, clutches can accommodate a lot.  We’ve searched the internet for some great videos to help you fill your clutch with purpose.  

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Giving and Receiving

Christmas has officially passed for another year and while most of us are thinking about sales or using up a gift card we got from Santa yesterday, my thoughts are still with a group of 15 youth who aged out of the foster care system, wondering what kind of day they had yesterday and wondering if, for a moment, they felt a level of love that they had not known before. Here at Carlacopia, we like to give, a lot.  There are many places to give, many areas where one can volunteer or provide money, there are no end of people that have taken a wrong turn in life or who were not provided with the same opportunities like myself. One of those types of groups is children who end up in foster care.  These children lost their parents, either physically or emotionally, and were put in a system that is intended to pair them up with others who will take care of them, love them and help them grow into adulthood.  Sometimes though, these kids don’t find their forever family and they go through the system, come out the other end, and are somehow expected to figure it all out and make their way in life alone. Several years back I was engaged in the adoption system, looking to adopt two children.  I started out hoping for toddlers but changed my mind to wanting to adopt teenagers.  For several reasons, I had to place the process on hold and in the end never did adopt anyone but I always kept a place in my heart for whomever those kids may have been.  So when I heard at my day job that we were putting together some stockings for a group of 15 youth that had aged out of the

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We’re Launched!

If you’re reading this then you know that Carlacopia Handmade Emporium is officially launched, live and ready for business!  Thanks for coming on board our – and soon to be your – amazing adventure.  We hope you enjoy the products we make and offer for sale and look forward to taking this incredible journey with you.  Enjoy!   -Carla

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