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Finally, simple shipping + GIVEAWAY!

Today we are introducing you to a cool, new (and helpful!) service and kicking off a giveaway!

Tis’ the season of shopping online, sending gifts cross-country and the frustration of damaged, lost, or “I just missed the delivery!” of packages (am I right?). We can stop the shipping nightmare with this cool service — UPS My Choice. I recently had the pleasure of learning what new and exciting things the folks at UPS had been up to (who knew?) and I thought you might be interested as well.

UPS My Choice is helping you avoid the disappointment and hassle of missing a home delivery by letting YOU take control of all UPS deliveries. This ground-breaking service increases the likelihood of a successful delivery on the first attempt by providing delivery alerts, specific delivery time frames, reroute options, a visibility dashboard and electronic signature release – all by accessing through a computer or mobile phone. Cool right?

Can’t be home to sign for delivery? No problem! It frees you from worrying about when packages will arrive, where they will be left or what to do if they are not home to receive them.

To register for UPS My Choice or for more info, visit here (basic membership is free). And since you’ll be wanting to test out UPS My Choice, we are giving away a $50 AmEx gift card you can use for a little holiday shopping.

UPS My Choice

To enter: Contest is closed

Congratulations to comment #14 – Michele P!

1. Head on over to UPS My Choice and set up your free account.

2. Come back here and let me know you did by leaving a comment

Good luck! Contest will end midnight, PST on December 11, 2011. One winner will be chosen at random and notified via email.

This is a sponsored post and I received compensation from UPS  to participate in this campaign. In addition, UPS provided the gift card prize I’m using in this giveaway. All thoughts are my own.

GIVEAWAY! Soup Tasting, Bertolli Style

It’s fall and that means cool breezes and chilly nights. What I love about fall are the evenings — a warm fire and a hot dinner! Soup is a go-to this time of year and everyone in my family loves it. The best soups seem take half a day to simmer and cook … which can be fun, but for us there just isn’t a lot of time for that process. Good news! Bertolli has recently came out with a line of gourmet frozen soups that can be made in minutes but taste like you cooked them all day! Since we already love Bertolli’s pasta meals, I was pretty optimistic about trying these out. Yep – love them!

Soup can be a wonderful meal when it’s done right. Bertolli uses fresh ingredients in these delicious and easy-to-prepare meals. The restaurant-quality soups are full of crisp vegetables, cooked chicken or beef, and pasta that leaves you feeling satisfied. – Bertolli

Want to try them out yourself? Enter to win our Soup Tasting Giveaway!

Bertolli Giveaway

This soup-tasting giveaway set includes:

  • 2 Tasting Certificates for Bertolli Premium Meal Soup for 2 (yum)
  • Stainless steel soup ladle (oooh it’s nice!)
  • Woven oval bread basket (gorgeous!)
  • Bertolli reusable freezer bag (it’s huge and comes in handy at the market!)

To Enter:  Contest Closed

1. Leave a comment here telling me who you would share your soup with!

2. For an extra entry (optional) Like Thoughtfully Simple on Facebook and leave a separate comment here telling me you did.

One winner will be randomly selected, open to U.S. residents only. Giveaway ends Novemeber 13, 2011 at 11pm PST. *This is a sponsored post. Thoughtfully Simple may have received compensation and/or product however all opinions are those of your Hostess.



Silhouette GIVEAWAY!

Are you ready to get your “DIY” on? We’ve got a great Silhouette GIVEAWAY for you!

Silhouette GIVEAWAY

I am always looking for new way to make my own paper crafts, party decor, favors, and anything else I can create to pull together a party theme. So when Silhouette reached out asking if I wanted to test their cutting machine, I got just a tad bit excited. Within five minutes I had it set up and had created my first project!

DIY - Silhouette GIVEAWAY!

I can’t wait to share more creations (coming soon!). Here are some cool things you can make with your Silhouette:

All the above projects can be found on the Silhouette blog. Check it our for loads of cool inspiration and tutorials! Cupcake wrappers, toppers, favor bags, cards, even home decor — the possibilities are endless! You can even make temporary tattoos — YES tattoos! I am thinking some cute party themed tattoos would go over great with kids at the next party I plan.

Want to win your own Silhouette? *We also have a GREAT offer for Thoughtfully Simple readers (see bottom of post!)

Enter To Win: *Contest CLOSED

Do one or all of the following for extra entries. Be sure to leave a comment here letting us know each you did!

1. Leave a comment below telling us what you would like to make using your Silhouette

2. “Like” Silhouette on Facebook (while you’re there be sure to “Like” Thoughtfully Simple too!)

2. Tweet this giveaway. Copy and paste:

Enter for chance to win a Silhouette Machine from @HostessTori Pls RT

Good luck everyone! Contest ends midnight PST June 27, 2011. Winner will be emailed and announced here! (Contest open to US residents only)



Want to get your own Silhouette now? We have a GREAT offer, check it out!

All Thoughtfully Simple readers can get:

  • 1 Silhouette SD
  • 2 Packages Temporary Tattoo Paper

for $199 (That’s 120 bucks in savings!)

Also, (wait for it…) 25% off all other products in the Silhouette shop (excluding gift cards and download codes)! The promo will run June 21-29 2011 and is open to US residents only.

Check out the details in their shop here and then use promo code: THOUGHTFUL at checkout.

Thanks Silhouette and good luck everyone!

Wine & Cheese Pairing Giveaway!

Looking for a taste of Italy, or want to host a wine and cheese pairing party? The folks of Bertolli are helping us out with this fabulous giveaway! One lucky reader will win:

-Slate Cheese Board and Chalk Set (which I LOVE!)
-Set of 3 Cheese Tools
-Cheese & Wine Pairing Book
-Set of 3 Pronutto Wine Jellies to complement your cheeses

**The contest is now closed. The winner drawn is May B!

To Enter:

Leave a comment here sharing who you would most enjoy a glass of wine with.

For Additional Entries:

(Leave a separate comment here telling us how you entered for a max of 3 entries)

Share a tip, story, recipe, or photo from your favorite region of Italy on Bertolli Tastes of Italy! Map.

-“Like” Thoughtfully Simple on Facebook

Good luck everyone! Contest ends June 10, 2011 at 10:00 pm PST.

*note: this giveaway is being run by Thoughtfully Simple and we received a set from Bertolli for review.

WIN! Holiday Photo Cards

So you have that perfect photo…. the ONE that will be sent out to all of your friends and family in your Christmas card. You have the photo, now you just need that perfect card, right? Definitely check out Photo Card Creations. This year, they have expanded their holiday card selections and have many great modern designs. I am really digging these shaped cards that double as holiday ornaments, check them out!

The folks over at Photo Card Creations really know how to make your precious photos POP! They have many card designs to choose from. You are bound to find that perfect Christmas card or Hanukkah Card.

If you still need to find that perfect card, you are in luck! We are giving one lucky reader a chance to win a $50 gift certificate to Simple visit their selection of holiday cards and leave a comment sharing which one is the “perfect” one for you.

One entry per person. Winner will be randomly selected and notified via email. The winner has 7 days to respond. Contest ends Friday November 19, 2010 at 10 pm PST.

Modern Holiday Cards

The holidays are fast approaching and it’s time to start planning your Holiday soirees! Get a head start and order your holiday invitations now. Here are a couple fabulous holiday party invitations fresh off the press from Minted. Remember their holiday invitations I raved about last year? Well, Minted has many more great designs to choose from this year.

modern holiday party invites

Not planning a holiday party this year? You can still enjoy Minted’s fresh designs. They have a wonderful selection of Christmas cards. Here are a couple of my favorites:

Holiday Invitaions

I suggest you keep Minted in mine while you are browsing for that fabulous holiday invite or those perfect holiday cards.

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