And the winner is…me! What I’ve won after four years of sweeping

So I was recently convincing my best friend to start entering sweepstakes (a.k.a. sweeping), and she asked me what I had managed to win in my time- so I decided to write about my wins here. Unfortunately I haven’t won anything big like vacations, cars, or giant TV’s- but I have one some pretty neat stuff. So here’s my list of wins, and right down at the bottom of this is a list of the sites that I use to find giveaways/sweeps to enter. Remember, sweeping takes a lot of time and effort 99.99% of the sweeps that I enter I don’t win, but the one’s that I do make it worth it. Anyways, I still have my fingers crossed for that dream Ireland vacation win!

Lee Jeans
$500 JC Penney Giftcard
Antonio Banderas Cologne
Set of Books for Fathers Day
$350 in Lotion/Beauty products from Lucky magazine
Green Bride Guide
Cutting Edge Stencil
Fantasy Jewelry Box Gift Card
Samsung Messenger II handset and 90 days free service
A listerine “vintage” t-shirt
Steamy Kitchen Store Gift Certificate
Therabreath 100 pc. Breath Mints
UPrinting Stickers
$20 Gift Card to the Melting Pot
A bag of Skittles
A month’s supply of popchips
YogaHands Hand Therapy tool
A bottle of sparkling grape juice from R.W. Knudsen Family
$12 Gift Certificate to
Hormel Family Foods Sampler Pack
YoCrunch Giveaway (about 5 coupons for free products)
Fiber One Package
Stonyfield Organic Activia Giveaway
Cavalla Crio Bru- Chocolate Coffee Drink
Biggest Loser Power Walk DVD
Smith & Vandiver Bath Bombs
Flavrz Drink Mix (4 drink mixes)
$20 Gift Code
No Name beef T-Shirt
Suave Keratin Infusions Free Product Coupon
8th Continent Soy Milk 2 Free Product Coupons
$25 in Products from awesome etsy shop- AddSomeStitches

Best Sites for Sweeps:

Online Sweepstakes (OLS)

Sweeties Secret Sweeps– There is a yearly $25 fee to join, but you get access to hard to find sweeps (like local sweeps, which are hard to find and have less entrants which means you have a higher chance of winning). If you decide to sign up please use this link, and type KristaK2 in the comments box when you pay- it’s a referral, and I’d really appreciate it.

Sweeties Sweeps

Twitter- search “giveaway” in the twitter search bar and you’ll get loads of results

Happy Sweeping!

10 Responses to “And the winner is…me! What I’ve won after four years of sweeping”
  1. Nancy says:

    Wow! Good for you!

  2. Mary Lea says:

    Ah…lots of interesting things….isn’t it exciting to open an email that says you’ve won something?!!

  3. Char W says:

    That is awesome! You seem to have won a bit. Sometimes I have to decide what to enter because it takes time to enter giveaways… It is exciting. I have won a couple of things, which is cool.

    • nyctalon says:

      Lol! It takes me a while to decide too- sometimes I’ll get so caught up with reading bloggers posts, checking out the actual products, and deciding which one’s I really would like a shot at winning – that I’ll only end up entering two for the whole day!

  4. Rhea says:

    Awesome! I haven’t won any major sweeps yet, but I did recently win a free bottle of Torani coffee syrup, a prize pack with a book, a can of European hot chocolate and a Starbucks gift card, some shell earrings, a beach towel, a beautiful glass float, and a few other treasures. It is fun to enter, and a great surprise when the prizes come.

    • nyctalon says:

      Wow! You’ve got some pretty great wins yourself (totally jealous of that starbucks gc)! It is super fun to enter- and better when you win ;)

  5. 1955nurse says:

    OMG – you’re doing good! And that $500 GC to JCP is AMAzing! I also like these sites for blog giveaways: Grandma sez blog ; A tightwad in Utah ; Airplanes & Dragonflies. ((1955nursehjc4me(at)myway(dot)com))

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