Attending a baby shower is a lovely way to celebrate someone you care about and the new loving journey they are about to embark upon. Writing baby shower card messages doesn’t need to be something you overthink. With that said, if you’re looking for a little guidance on your baby shower card message, we’ve got examples and tips to help you write the loveliest card of all time.Continue reading
Looking for baby shower theme ideas? Well, you’ve come to the right place. What you’ll find here is a source of inspiration. If you’ve taken on the role of planning a baby shower, you’re probably excited about making it the loveliest most delightful baby shower there ever was. And we’re equally excited about helping you make that happen. Before diving into the baby shower theme ideas, let’s cover some baby shower frequently asked questions.Continue reading
According to the U.S Census Bureau, Americans bought new family homes in April 2021 at a rate of about 48% higher than that of the same time last year. That means there are a whole lot of ‘congratulations on your new home’ wishes to give out! If you know someone who’s moved into a new home recently, this is your chance to wish them all the best in their new home. Whether the move was an exciting first time home buying experience or it was more out of a necessity — sending a congratulations card can be a lovely and warm gesture nonetheless. If you’re unsure of what to write in these congratulations on your new home cards, you’re in the right place. This post has wording examples that cover just about any situation with some pretty stellar congratulations cards you can mail without ever leaving your couch.
You can send really nice congratulations cards in minutes without leaving your home. Postable will print, address and mail them for you.
You could say that Father’s Day cards are dummy proof. You’d be right, of course. But for the sake of GIFs everywhere, let’s pretend this step-by-step guide is 100% necessary.
You can send a real Father’s Day card in minutes without leaving your home. Postable will print, address, and mail it for you.
Hi everyone. Jesse (Postable co-founder) here,
Firstly, I am just so sorry that cards are late. One of our envelope inserting machines went down at our print/fulfillment partner for two days which caused a backup. The USPS and UPS are also overwhelmed this holiday season because of covid and general 2020 awfulness, so mail and packages are moving extremely slowly. There’s never been a holiday season like this (and hopefully there never will be again). Postable has a few issues right now and I want to address them all as clearly and transparently as possible
Cards arriving late
As I said above, one of our envelope inserting machines went down for two days. Those two days happened to be the biggest two days of the year (of course) so even though it was only two days, there were enough cards printed to cause a backlog. As soon as it was made clear to us that it would take more than a day to repair the machine, we added a warning on the website letting people know that cards probably wouldn’t arrive by Christmas. We also changed the text on our order confirmation emails and I sent an email to people who ordered before the warnings were in place. We’re a very small company but our printing and fulfillment partner is the largest in the country so we were able to mobilize a sister facility and start trucking pallets of cards over there in order to double our inserting capacity. The machine is obviously fixed and we’re stuffing like mad but believe it or not, those two high volume days still have us a little behind (the older stuff has all gone out of course). We should be fully caught up by tomorrow. The other issue with cards arriving late is that the USPS and UPS are both totally overwhelmed this year because of Covid-19 and things are just moving extremely slowly for everyone everywhere.
Erroneous “Your Cards Were Mailed” emails
Some people got an email saying that their cards had been mailed when they hadn’t been mailed yet. This is related to that insertion machine being down. That email is automatically triggered after cards have been printed and cut and added to the insertion queue. Normally the cards are then inserted, stamped and immediately dropped in the mail but because one of the machines was down, a fairly large number of these cards didn’t immediately go out. But even though they didn’t go out, the email was still triggered. As soon as we realized this, we turned off that email because it was no longer accurate and causing confusion.
Mixed up card images
Okay, adding to the nightmare within the nightmare that has been 2020, there is another issue that affected a very small number of cards. An automatic software upgrade in one of our digital presses introduced a bug that could mismatch the front and back of cards. It was only a very small percentage (roughly 0.01) of cards sent but at this volume of cards that’s still nothing to sneeze at. We also understand how absurd it is to send someone a holiday card with another family’s picture on it (although an extremely fitting way to cap off 2020). As soon the problem was reported we were able to fix it but we know that the damage has been done. If your cards were mixed up please (don’t kill us) email email@example.com so we can refund you and resend the correct cards for free.
Customer service response time
As you can imagine, we’re getting a lot of emails at the moment. In the spirit of full transparency, Postable is a tiny company. We don’t like to advertise this but we’re only 7 people. Knowing that this many cards will arrive late is devastating to us. We are a small company that loves and appreciates everyone who decides to use us. We partnered with the country’s largest printing company specifically to minimize the chances of anything ever going wrong but it seems like 2020 got the better of us. We’re not in the business of trying to send people’s cards late or trying to ruin anyone’s holidays or trying to ignore our customers. These cards being late has overwhelmed our ability to respond fast enough. We’ve brought on more people to help and Scott and I are also pitching in to help with customer service but we’re still unable to keep up. This KILLS us. I’m not kidding. We are in hell. I’m just so so sorry. Truly. This is the first time we’ve ever had to use an auto response email in ten years and even turning that on was a little knife in the gut. Just please know that we’re working around the clock trying to answer every email as quickly as possible.
I just want to personally apologize for adding to your personal 2020 stress. We literally started this company to make people’s lives easier and we know that we’ve failed to do that this holiday season. I’m just so sorry. Please know that your cards will arrive. Everything just needs a little more time this year. I also want to sheepishly thank you for using Postable and let you know that our only priority for 2021 is to make sure that nothing like this can ever happen again.
Yes, even you. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner — what will you be doing for your sweetheart this year? If you’re thinking you’ve got plenty of time, you’d be right. But this doesn’t mean you should be putting off planning for the big day too much longer. This is the perfect time to get started planning to make this Valentine’s Day one to remember. And while there are many unique Valentine’s Day date ideas you could do, one of the oldest and most classic love gestures anyone can do is cook. The way to the heart is pretty much always through the stomach. If you’re about as useful in the kitchen as you are out of it– then making your sweetheart Valentine’s Day dinner will be all that much more special. If you decide to make your valentine a romantic dinner for the big day, your efforts will be exponentially appreciated since it’ll be clear just how *much* effort it took.
What better way to show the moms in our lives just how much they mean to us than by showering them with love and laughter? Sending mom one of these deliriously funny Mother’s Day cards in 2021 is a good start. Whatever type of humor mom most enjoys, this list of cards will undoubtedly have it covered. Everything from silly jokes and puns to pop culture references, this list of Mother’s Day cards is sure to have something to make mom smile. We all know mom deserves a laugh — especially after this last year. Go ahead and make mom smile and have fun picking out the perfect card while you’re at it.