Archive for November 19, 2010

Holiday Shopping Guide: 16 prizes worth over $500! (closed)

Today we are giving away…

Over $500 in Prizes!

Can you believe that it’s already November 19?  Before you go crazy on Black Friday next week, I’d like to offer you some ideas for your holiday shopping list.  Read on for tons of great discounts offered exclusively to Colorado Springs Giveaways readers!

I have sixteen prizes to give away today from a variety of businesses.  All of these businesses have been featured on CSG in the past, so here is a second chance to win prizes you may have had your eye on the first time around.  To keep things interesting, you can enter all of the giveaways with as few as one entry…or as many as thirteen entries!  If it’s your lucky day, you may even win more than one prize.  Good luck!

Giveaway #1:  A Necklace from Leah with Lia Sophia

Lia Sophia offers beautiful, stylish, and high-quality jewelry that is guaranteed to last a lifetime.  Our local consultant, Leah Garcia, invites you to host a Lia Sophia party for a chance to try on jewelry and earn exclusive hostess rewards.  Ask Leah about her exciting business opportunity and enjoy flexible hours and unlimited earning potential.

Leah with Lia Sophia is giving away a necklace to one lucky reader.  Choose from her available inventory.

Special discount for CSG readers: Purchase two items and get a third item for half off (the most expensive item is half off).  Plus, get up to three necklaces for half off.  Host a party in November to receive an additional $25 in hostess credit!  Through November 30.

Read my recent post about Leah with Lia Sophia.

Become a Facebook fan of Leah with Lia Sophia.

Visit Leah’s Lia Sophia website.

Giveaway #2 & 3: An Icon Coin Purse and Carry-all Caddy

from Krysta with Thirty-One Gifts

Thirty-One Gifts products offer style and convenience at an amazingly affordable price.  Many items can be personalized with embroidery to become the perfect gift for someone on your list.  Our local consultant, Krysta, is now scheduling parties for the holiday season; whether your party is at home or a catalog or virtual party, hostesses are always rewarded with discounted and exclusive products.

Krysta with Thirty-One Gifts is giving away two prizes today.  Enter to win a carry all caddy or an icon coin purse.

Special discount for CSG readers: Krysta with Thirty-One Gifts is offering a 10% discount for orders of $50 or more, and a 15% discount for orders of $150 or more. Through December 31.

Read my recent post about Krysta with Thirty-One Gifts.

Become a Facebook fan of Krysta with Thirty-One Gifts.

Visit Krysta’s Thirty-One Gifts Website.

Giveaway #4: “Desperate Households” book by Kathy Peel

from The Clutter Cutters

In “Desperate Households”, Kathy Peel “offers realistic, do-it-today ways to complete your own life-changing makeover and restore calm to chaotic days. You’ll learn about 10 common scenarios that cause women the most stress; pinpoint what’s driving your own anxiety; and discover personal, lasting solutions that will work for your family.”  Cari Pemberton with The Clutter Cutters in Colorado Springs is a certified Family Manager Coach available to help you create an organized, smoothly running home; her services make the perfect gift for busy family managers!

The Clutter Cutters is giving away one copy of the book “Desperate Households” by Kathy Peel, signed by the author (a $14.99 value).

Special discount for CSG readers:  The Clutter Cutters are offering 10% off a package of six hours of hands-on organizing services, or 20% off a package of 10 hours.  Mention “Colorado Springs Giveways” when contacting Cari to schedule her services.  Through December 31.

Read my recent post about The Clutter Cutters.

Become a Facebook fan of The Clutter Cutters.

Visit The Clutter Cutters Website.

Giveaway #5: One Dozen Mini Hand-painted Thanksgiving Cookies

from Art & Style Baking

Great for dressing up the thanksgiving dessert table, Art & Style Baking’s hand-painted mini cookies have earned a reputation for being uncommonly delicious.  The hand-painted Thanksgiving cookies include colorful mini pumpkins, fall leaves and acorns.  Art & Style Baking offers gourmet and specialty cookies that are perfect for weddings, parties, birthdays, and holidays.

Art & Style Baking is giving away a gift box of one dozen mini hand-painted Thanksgiving cookies valued at $24.  They will deliver free in Colorado Springs or if the winner picks them up at the shop, they will add six more hand-painted minis for a total value of $36.  Order must be picked up on 11/24 by noon.

Special discount for CSG readers: Art & Style Baking is offering free shipping (48 contiguous states) on one dozen hand-painted cookies.  Through December 15.

Read my recent post about Art & Style Baking.

Become a Facebook fan of Art & Style Baking.

Visit the Art & Style Baking website.

Giveaway #6: A Checkbook/ID Cover from Natalie with Maddy Moo

Maddy Moo offers custom handbags handmade right here in the USA.  You choose the style and you choose the fabric to create a perfectly functional bag just for you.  Our local consultant, Natalie, invites you to host a Maddy Moo party; enjoy the opinions and advice of your girlfriends as you design a bag just right for you!

Natalie with Maddy Moo is giving away a checkbook cover/ID case, an $18 value.

Special discount for CSG readers: 10% off your order!  Mention “Colorado Springs Giveaway” to receive your discount.  Through December 31.

Read my recent post about Natalie with Maddy Moo.

Become a Facebook fan of Natalie with Maddy Moo.

Visit Natalie’s Maddy Moo website.

Giveaway #7: A Mini Awaken Sea Salt Scrub

from Heather with Arbonne

“At Arbonne, beauty begins with premium botanical ingredients, innovative scientific discovery, and an unwavering commitment to pure, safe and beneficial products”.  Our local consultant, Heather, invites you to sample her products so that you can experience the difference yourself.  You may also host a pamper party in your home to enjoy a foot spa and facial with your girlfriends while earning free products.

Heather with Arbonne International is giving away one mini awaken sea salt scrub.  Treat your body to scents of lemon and coriander while you awaken and exfoliate your skin.

Special discount for CSG readers: Heather is offering 50% off any holiday order over $100. Through December 31.

Read my recent post about Heather with Arbonne International.

Visit Heather’s Arbonne International website.

Giveaway #8, 9, 10, & 11: Four Pairs of Tickets

to the Nutracker Ballet

from The Colorado Springs Philharmonic

The Colorado Springs Philharmonic presents four performances of The Nutcracker Ballet on Thanksgiving weekend.  Featuring Ballet Idaho, Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece is the classic holiday tradition.  Bring the whole family to see Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy, the Mouse King, and more than 150 future future dance stars.  Performances are 7 p.m. November 26, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. November 27, and 2 p.m. November 28.

The Colorado Springs Philharmonic is giving away four pairs of tickets to The Nutcracker Ballet performance at 2 p.m. on November 28.

Read my recent post about the Colorado Springs Philharmonic.

Become a Facebook fan of Colorado Springs Philharmonic.

Visit the Colorado Springs Philharmonic website.

Giveaway #12: A Fizzy Cupcake Bath Bomb

from Lisa with Lemongrass Spa

Lemongrass Spa is a Colorado-based company offering affordable, high-quality, eco-friendly products to improve skin and well-being.  If you host a Lemongrass Spa party, you and your guests will be immersed in these hand-made skin treatments including whipped body butter, body polishes, face creme, bath crystals and foot treatments.  Our local consultant, Lisa, invites you to consider the Lemongrass Spa business opportunity to enjoy more time with your family and unlimited income potential.   Contact Lisa to learn about Lemongrass Spa’s one-week holiday sale November 22-29.

Lisa with Lemongrass Spa is giving away a fizzy cupcake bath bomb.  These fizzing cupcakes for the bathtub come individually wrapped with a gift tag, instructions for use, and gift box.

Special discount for CSG readers: Lisa is offering 25% off orders of $100 or more.  Through December 31.

Read my recent post about Lisa with Lemongrass Spa.

Visit Lisa’s Lemongrass Spa website.

Giveaway #13: A $10 Gift Certificate

from Glacier Homemade Ice Cream & Gelato

After receiving dozens of awards in Boulder County, Glacier Homemade Ice Cream & Gelato has recently opened a location here in Colorado Springs at 5160 N. Nevada Ave. (next to the new Costco).  They offer ice cream, gelato, sorbet, low fat yogurt, coffee, espresso, tea, and more. This holiday season, give the gift of Glacier with their pint of the month club, quart of the month club, gelato of the month club, or Glacier Bucks.

Glacier Homemade Ice Cream & Gelato is giving away a $10 gift certificate.

Special discount for CSG readers: $1 off a regular gelato. Mention “Colorado Springs Giveaways” at the register to receive your discount. Through December 31.

Read my recent post about Glacier Homemade Ice Cream & Gelato.

Become a Facebook fan of Glacier Homemade Ice Cream & Gelato.

Visit the Glacier Homemade Ice Cream & Gelato website.

Giveaway #14: A $10 Gift Certificate

from Susan with Silpada

This holiday season, turn heads with the perfect accessories for your festive attire.  Silpada Designs has something for everyone.  Individual artisans create each piece using only the finest .925 Sterling Silver.  The combination of spectacular gemstones, natural materials, and eclectic designs make Silpada jewelry truly stand out.

Susan with Silpada Designs is giving away one $10 gift certificate.

Special discount for CSG readers: 15% off if you purchase 3 items or more.   Mention “Colorado Springs Giveaways” when you place your order to receive your discount. Through December 31.

Read my recent post about Susan with Silpada.

Visit Susan’s Silpada website.

Giveaway #15: A $25 Gift Certificate

from Eve’s Revolution

Eve’s Revolution has earned “Best Consignment Shop” by the readers of the Gazette and the Independent more often than not over the past decade.  This year, they were also named second best shop for local womens fashion in Colorado Springs.  Eve’s offers both retail and select consignment clothing and accessories in an environment that’s good for your soul.  Come experience the shop near 13th St. and Colorado on the West side of town.

Eve’s Revolution is giving away a $25 gift certificate.

Coming soon: Don’t miss the Twelve Days of Christmas!  New sales will be announced on the Eve’s Revolution Facebook page for each of the twelve days.  Enjoy hot cider and cookies while you shop.

Read my recent post about Eve’s Revolution.

Become a Facebook fan of Eve’s Revolution.

Visit the Eve’s Revolution website.

Giveaway #16: A Set of Bedsheets, Any Size

from Simply Sheets

Simply Sheets, located in Colorado Springs, offers luxurious, 1200-thread count microfiber bedsheets.  Their fundraising opportunity would be perfect for a school, sports team, church, band, or choir; $20 of each set of sheets sold goes toward your organization.  Simply Sheets has a sweet Black Friday special next week:  on Friday (11/26) between 6 am – 6 pm they are offering a 25% discount, Saturday (11/27) between 9 am – 5pm a 20% discount; and Sunday (11/28) between 10 am and 4 pm 15% discount.  No other discounts will be applicable with this offer, and the offer applies to Simply Sheets’ current inventory.  Call Beckie at 719-243-4965 to receive the discount.

Simply Sheets is giving away one set of sheets, any size (a $40 value).

Special discount for CSG readers: 10% off!  Mention “Colorado Springs Giveaways” to receive your discount.  Through December 23.

Read my recent post about Simply Sheets.

Become a Facebook fan of Simply Sheets.

Visit the Simply Sheets website.

Today through Sunday night, you may enter to win up to thirteen times.  Choose any one, two, three…or all thirteen options.  Please leave a separate comment for each entry.

Visit the website of one of today’s featured businesses, then return to this post and leave a comment with your first name and last initial followed by a product or service listed on their website that you think would make a great gift for someone on your shopping list (example:  Leigh S., Glacier’s ice cream of the month club for my sister-in-law).  You may complete this entry up to twelve times, choosing a different business’ website for each entry.

1.  Leah with Lia Sophia
2.  Krysta with Thirty-One Gifts
3.  The Clutter Cutters
4.  Art & Style Baking
5.  Maddy Moo
6.  Heather with Arbonne
7.  The Colorado Springs Philharmonic
8.  Lisa with Lemongrass Spa
9.  Glacier Homemade Ice Cream & Gelato
10.  Susan with Silpada
11.  Eve’s Revolution
12. Simply Sheets

Bonus Entry:  Subscribe to Colorado Springs Giveaways in some way.  Once you have become a Facebook fan, subscribed via RSS, followed on Twitter, or signed up for my daily emails, or if you already subscribe, return to this post and leave a comment with your first name and last initial followed by “subscribe” (example: Leigh S., Subscribe).

The winners of these 15 prizes will be selected using from all of the submitted comments and announced by 8 a.m. Monday morning, November 22.  Be sure to check if you won; if the prizes are not claimed within 23 hours, we will announce new winners the following day.  The winners will not be contacted.

This giveaway is open to residents of Colorado Springs.  The prizes will be mailed or delivered to the winners.

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Friday’s Winner: Viva Salon and Briarhurst Manor from

The winner of the $25 gift certificates from Viva Salon and Briarhurst Manor from is:

Amanda M.

Please email by 7 a.m. Monday morning (11/22/10) to claim your prize.   Include your full name, phone number, and mailing address.  If we don’t hear from you, we will select a new winner tomorrow.  The winning comment was selected using  Enjoy your prize!

Special discount for CSG’s less-than-lucky readers: is offering a free $4 credit toward any gift certificate on the site, today only!  Register on to receive your credit.

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About Me

Hi there! My name is Callie Helm. I live in Colorado Springs with my husband, Tom, two daughters (age 14 and 12) and son (age 7). I am grateful to live in such a beautiful city! Colorado Springs Giveaways serves to bring our community and local businesses together in a fun and interactive way. My hope is that this blog will encourage and inspire our readers to shop locally, and to discover all that Colorado Springs has to offer!

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