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Party Pack

What will be in my Party Pack?

Your exclusive Party Pack will contain: 

  • (1) Wine tote for you 
  • (15) REDBOOK tote bags
  • (2) REDBOOK magazines*
  • (15) One-year subscriptions to REDBOOK for host and guests
  • L’Oreal Paris products:
  • (15) L’Oreal Paris False Fiber Lashes 
  • (15) L’Oreal Paris Colour Riche Balm 
  • (15) L’Oreal Paris Colour Riche Nail 
  • (15) L’Oreal Paris True Match Scratch card 
  • (15) L’Oreal Paris Smoldering Liner 
  • (15) L’Oreal Paris Magic Lumi Primer  
  • (3) L’Oreal Paris Preference Hair Color
  • (5) L’Oreal Paris EverStrong shampoo and conditioner packettes 
  • (5) L’Oreal Paris EverSleek shampoo and conditioner packettes
  • (5) L’Oreal Paris EverPure shampoo and conditioner packettes
  • (1) L’Oreal Paris Youth Code Dark Spot Serum 
  • (15) L’Oreal Paris Ager Perfect Hydra Nutrition Face/Neck Balm trial jars
  • (15) Lipton Tea & Honey Mango Pineapple Iced Green Tea Flavored To Go Packets  
  • (15) Hellman’s recipe cards and coupons, good for a free jar
When can I expect my Party Pack?

You should receive your Party Pack by end of the day Tuesday, June 19, 2012. It will be shipped via FedEx. You’ll receive a tracking number by email from FedEx once it ships. Please check your junk mail or spam folder for this tracking email.

What do I do if I don’t receive my Party Pack?

This doesn’t happen often, but if you don’t receive your Party Pack by end of the day Tuesday, June 19, please email Please note that we cannot send any replacement Party Packs or Party Pack items after June 23, 2012.

Twitter Party

What’s the deal with the Twitter Party?

Anyone with a Twitter account can join in the fun! REDBOOK’s editors will host on June 26th from 8:30-9:30pm EST. Follow @REDBOOKmag and co-hosts @Rolemommy, @PartyBluprints, and @dawnsandomeno, and use #REDBOOKhh to follow along and possibly win some prizes.

Subscription cards

How do I win the NOOK Simple Touch™ and where do I send the subscription cards from my party?

In order to qualify to win a NOOK Simple Touch™, have your guests complete the subscription cards in the Party Pack and enclose them in the envelope also provided in your Party Pack. Mail it to the address listed on the envelope. Remind guests that subscriptions won’t begin until some time in October. 

Official Rules



1. THE REDBOOK HAPPY HOUR SWEEPSTAKES:  How To Enter: Beginning June 23, 2012 at 12:01 AM (ET) through July 31, 2012 at 11:59 PM (ET), One thousand (1000) women across the country have been selected by Sponsor to host parties in their home.  Each host will receive a party pack containing fifteen (15) REDBOOK subcription cards (one for her and the remainder for her guests).  Using the the addressed, stamped envelope that REDBOOK has provided, entrants must mail their completed Redbook subscription cards and include their name, complete address, telephone number, and email address.  Mail entry must be postmarked by July 31, 2012 and received by August 6, 2012.  Winner Selection: Five (5) winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries.  Drawing will be conducted by REDBOOK whose decisions are final.  Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received.  Prizes & Approximate Retail Value: Five (5) winners will each receive a NOOK™ Simple Touch™ by Barnes & Noble, (Total Approximate Retail Value of All Prizes: $495).  Winners will be notified via phone, e-mail or postal mail, at Sponsor’s discretion, on or about August 15, 2012.  Winner’s List:  For winners’ names, send a separate self-addressed, stamped envelope to REDBOOK, 300 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019 by September 30, 2012.  Incomplete entry, mutilated, or postage due entry forms or entry forms that have been tampered with will be disqualified. 

2.     ENTRIES: Limit (1) one entry per person for REDBOOK Happy Hour Sweepstakes (referred to as the “Promotion”).  Multiple entries from the same household will be disqualified.  Entries using macro, robotic, script or other forms of automatic entry will be disqualified.  Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned Proof of submission does not constitute proof of receipt.  Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, mutilated, misdirected, incomplete, inaccurate or postage due entries.  If there is a dispute as to the identity of an online entrant, the prize will be awarded to the authorized account holder of the email address.  The “authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the email address is assigned by an internet service provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. 

3.  ELIGIBILITY:  Open to REDBOOK Happy Hour hosts ages 21 and over who are legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who have reached the age of majority in their state of residence at time of entry. Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited by law.  Employees of Sponsor, its parents, affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion agencies, the independent judging organization and prize suppliers (and members of their immediate family and/or those living in the same of household of each such employee) are not eligible.

4. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: Expenses not specifically included in prize description and all taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner.  Each prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied outside of manufacturer's limited warranty.  No transfer, assignment or substitution of a prize permitted, except Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize for an item of equal or greater value in the event an advertised prize is unavailable.  All federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations apply.  Entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Promotion.  Winners (and parent or legal guardian if winner is a minor) may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and where legally permissible a Publicity Release within 7 days following the date of first attempted notification.  Failure to comply with this deadline may result in forfeiture of the prize and selection of an alternate winner.  Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.  Winner hereby further agrees that it will sign any documents necessary to transfer copyright of the entry to Sponsor within 7 days following the date of first attempted notification. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its agencies to use winner’s name and/or likeness, biographical material and/or entry (including an altered form of the entry) for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law.  By accepting prize, winner agrees to hold Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representative agents, successors, assigns, officers, directors, and employees harmless for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in the Promotion or acceptance or use of the prize.  Sponsor is not responsible for any printing, typographical, mechanical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Promotion or in the announcement of the prize.

5. INTERNET:  Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor or presenter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or any combination thereof.  If for any reason the Internet portion of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Promotion, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion.  Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from eligible entries received as of the termination date.  Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process.  Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in a Promotion if it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair playing practices or intending to abuse, threaten or harass other entrants.  Caution: Any attempt by a participant to deliberately damage any Web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such participant to the fullest extent of the law.

6.DISPUTES/CHOICE OF LAW: Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by state or federal courts situated in New York, NY, (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys' fees; and (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including without limitation lost profits may be awarded (collectively, "Special Damages"), and (4) entrant hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased.  New York State law, without reference to New York’s choice of law rules, governs the Promotion and all aspects related thereto.

7. SPONSOR:  The Sponsor of these Promotions is Hearst Communications, Inc., 300 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019


Pinterest Contest

How can I enter the REDBOOK Pin & Win Happy Hour House Party Contest?
  1. Create a board on Pinterest titled “REDBOOK Pin & Win Happy Hour House Party Contest” between May 23 and June 26.
  2. Use at least 3 images from that inspire your happy hour.
  3. Your board must have a minimum of 15 pins. Be sure each pin has #redbookparty in the description.
  4. You must be a REDBOOK Happy Hour House Party host to participate in the contest.
  5. Email us a link to your board at
  6. Include your House Party user name in the email. 
  7. Board links must be received by June 26.
  8. Share your boards via Facebook and Twitter using #redbookparty·
  9. How to win: The board with the most follows will win, so the more you share, the better your chances.
  10. Winners will be chosen and announced on or around July 5 and will be notified via email.
  11. Have fun and get pinning!