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It’s Nearly Spring

It’s nearly Spring. In a couple of weeks we can start saying goodbye to winter coughs and colds, freezing nights and sunless days. We will also start saying goodbye to competitions involving your favourite winter recipe or those with prizes of holidays in the snow. Soon we will start saying hello to warmer days, shorter
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You Can Call Yourself a Comper…

You can call yourself a comper if…  -         you can happily skip your morning coffee but you can’t start the day without checking out the latest competitions on your favourite website -         the words ‘win’ and ‘congratulations’ set your heart aflutter -         you don’t like weekends as there is no post -         you like Mondays
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Don’t Give UP!

Just like any new venture there often comes a time when giving up seems like a good option. For the last few weeks, after a continuous stream of prizes, one after the other, there has been a bit of a drought in the winning department. However, I did commit to a year-long attempt at this
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Anyone Need a Holiday?

I don’t know many people who, when asked ‘do you need a holiday’ would answer ‘no’. Even if they didn’t feel like they actually needed one, I am sure they would happily agree they would like one. So in this post I am going to take a look at the many and varied opportunities there
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Kid’s Competitions

I grew up in the 50s and 60s addicted to all kinds of competitions (yes, I started early!). Back then there were colouring competitions, guessing competitions, raffles, lucky dips and ‘spot the difference’ competitions among many others (found especially at school and church fetes). My favourites were in the kids sections of the Sunday Papers.
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Voting Competitions

I recently entered a Facebook competition by Marbig. I had to create a 50 character slogan to go onto a coffee mug. My entry was WHAT’S WITH THE SELFIE? GET A LIFE! The prize was a Nespresso Coffee Machine. I don’t even drink coffee but that’s what happens when you get serious about comping: it
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Ten Time-Taming Tips

If you are really serious about comping here are ten time-taming tips to get the most of every day. They are working for me! 1. Set aside a regular time slot every day that suits your lifestyle for finding and entering competitions. I check out as many as I can before breakfast, enter the easy
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For A Good Cause

My neighbours arrived yesterday from an eight day cruise around the South Pacific. I was a bit envious but also surprised when they told me they were going the other week as I was fairly sure they could not really afford a holiday like that. At the time I asked no questions. It was only
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