Thursday, December 1, 2016

12 Days of Sweepstakes!

Today's sweepstakes are all offering 12 days of giveaways. The range of prizes is phenomenal! You can win anything from toys, to furniture, to more than a hundred of Oprah's favorite things!

Most of these sweeps are already in progress, so will be short running sweeps. There are daily winners, so chances will be good. Of course, daily entries always boost your chances, too.

Speaking of winning, in Winning News, I was notified earlier this week that I won a hundred dollars worth of freeze-dried food from HarvestRight. This was from a Thanksgiving giveaway that was on their Facebook page. It was a like, comment, share type entry, with three winners.

My years of living in a flood zone on the Mississippi River have ingrained the survivalist lifestyle into my being, so this was another exciting win for me. Food preservation was an important part of surviving there. You can't always count on your refrigerator or freezer to keep you going through natural disasters, as electrical outages are always a threat.

It was not uncommon for floodwaters to flow under the house (which is on stilts). It regularly rose over the deck landing, at times even rising to within arm's reach underneath the house. This was where the vehicles were parked under normal circumstances, to give you some idea of how high the water gets.

Thus, leaving the house at those times was rarely an option. Instead, I stocked up on what I needed, and stayed there, working online and living the lifestyle I had created out of necessity, for weeks on end. Meanwhile, the water rose, then it finally receded, and then it would rise again.

During the 13 years I lived there, I survived the number one, number three, and number four biggest floods on record in the area. These, in addition to many more.

During this time, I kept a seasonal deck garden so I could keep something fresh on hand. I also canned a wide variety of foods and was always investigating things like sun-drying, salt preservation, and any other method I could find. Though it did pique my interest, I have not yet had the opportunity to explore freeze dried foods as much as I'd like to. So, I am really looking forward to this!

Though I've been in my new home for just over a year now, I continue to have many of the same interests. Some skills are just indispensable, regardless of where you live. Plus, it's also fun and interesting to learn!

Thanks, HarvestRight!

12 Days of Giveaways

* This is a progressive prize package featuring various McFarlane toys and products, with one daily winner receiving all prizes shown for all days to that point. For instance, the day seven winner will receive all prizes shown through day six, plus the day seven prize. Day 12 winner will receive all prizes for all days. Total ARV of day 12 prize is $750.

One entry per person/email address per day. Open to legal residents of the U.S. and Canada, 18 or older. Ends December 6, 2016.

The La-Z-Boy 12 Days of Giving Sweepstakes

This sweeps has one winner each day, each of whom will win one of the following remaining prizes:

* Third prize is one Laurel Sofa. ARV $1,717.

* Fourth prize is one Beacon Hill chair. ARV 1,609.

* Fifth prize is one Charlotte chair. ARV $1,209.

* Sixth prize is one Deco Loveseat. ARV $1,499.

* Seventh prize is one Aria Hill chair. ARV $1,169.

* Eighth prize is one Fletcher chair. ARV $1,439.

* Ninth prize is one Cory Ottoman. ARV $1,179.

* Tenth prize is one Briggs Sofa. ARV $2,149.

* Eleventh prize is one James Recliner chair. ARV $1,269.

* Twelfth prize is One Duncan Recliner chair. ARV $1,399.

One entry per person per day. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States, D.C., and Canada (excluding Quebec), 21 or older. Ends December 10, 2016.

12-Day Give-O-Way Sweepstakes

* 12 winners will each receive a collection of over 100 of Oprah's Favorite Things, plus $4,720 in cash. Total ARV $20,452, each.

One entry per person per day. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., 21 or older. Ends December 9, 2016.

Today's Bonus

If you happen to live in the Quad Cities area... This 12 days starts today, so the link is to the page that lists all of their contests, as this particular one wasn't yet live at the time of this writing.
12 Days of Christmas Contest 2016 Sweepstakes

Good Lcuk!

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