What Contest Sites Do You Recommend?

Posted on: February 27th, 2015 by carolyn

questionmarkHi Carolyn,
I bought your book some time ago and found it very helpful. There seem to be so many contesting websites now, can you recommend one in particular. By relying on more than one I run the possibility of multiple entries thus disqualifying myself.
Dave (more…)

What is the Craziest Thing You Have Done to Win?

Posted on: February 26th, 2015 by carolyn

1372342832692It’s started again. I had an email from, and then a Skype call with, a production company in New York yesterday. They are interested in doing a reality show around sweepers. Thankfully a more realistic than the last pitches or shows that have been made. (more…)

Feelin’ Lucky?

Posted on: February 23rd, 2015 by carolyn


I love this time of year. Right after Valentine’s Day the dollar store is chock-a-block with St. Patrick’s Day items. I go shopping to buy fun, lucky green items to take or wear at any of the sweepstakes conventions I attend.

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Haters Gonna Hate

Posted on: February 22nd, 2015 by carolyn

Taylor SwiftIn my blog post Birds of a Feather I discussed why you should hang around fellow sweepers and other positive people. Sometimes you can’t avoid the haters. So, how do you handle the: Eye-Rolling Ronalds, Eye-Glaze Glens, Negative Nillies, Jealous Janes and hateful Henrys? (more…)

Birds of a Feather

Posted on: February 21st, 2015 by carolyn

Birds of a feather flock together

There is a reason people say, “Birds of a feather flock together.” or in the new age movement, “Like attracts like.” Its important to spend time with people that support you vs. drain you.

If you have been a sweeper for any length of time you have met the: Negative Nillies, Jealous Janes, Eye-Rolling Ronalds, Eye-Glaze Glens, etc. You get the picture. (more…)

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