It's been a pretty good year with lots of little treats so I am a happy comper! Wish list prizes won: 7 I finally won a posh advent calendar this year, after trying for years and years! It's a fabulous Decleor one, stuffed with lots of different skincare goodies, which I won from BeautyFlash on… Continue reading The Joys Of Comping: Review Of the Year 2019
A while back I wrote a post about a few of the “year’s supply” prizes I have been lucky enough to win over the years. If you missed it, you can catch up and pick up some tips on how to win a year's supply. These are the prizes that keep on giving, the kind of… Continue reading The Joys Of Comping: Current Year’s Supply Competitions
As I was sorting through old photos I came across this California Raisins Christmas tree decoration that I won and it made me think of all the other branded promotional items I've won from various brands over the years. A lot of brands give away mugs, key rings, magnets, T-shirts, etc or even more unusual… Continue reading The Joys Of Comping: Branded Promotional Items, Do You Love Or Loathe Them?
You may think Christmas is an unseasonal thought in the middle of summer but it will be here before we know it! Christmas is such an expensive time of year, and anything that offsets that is very welcome, which often means planning ahead. A lot of compers keep a Christmas box and put things away… Continue reading The Joys Of Comping: Trying to Win Christmas
Schools out for summer! Are you over the moon to have more time to spend with your children and do fun stuff together or totally daunted by the prospect of keeping them busy for 6 weeks? I suspect I have my foot half in each camp! I love my kids to bits but 6 weeks… Continue reading Keeping the Kids Busy – Kids art set giveaway
Keeping the kids busy over six weeks of Summer holidays is always a challenge and can prove expensive. We've already had our family holiday at Easter so we are at home pretty much all of it too! We always manage to find something cheap but fun to do to keep the kids busy (click here… Continue reading Keeping The Kids Busy: Trying To Win Summer Holiday Fun
A few months ago I wrote a post about a few of the “year’s supply” prizes I have been lucky enough to win over the years. If you missed it, you can catch up and pick up some tips on how to win a year's supply. These are the prizes that keep on giving, the kind… Continue reading Would You Like To Start 2018 by Winning a Year’s Supply of Something?
Are you looking for a new hobby to kick off the New Year? Maybe you've seen a friend do well as a Comper and wonder how to go about it. There are a few things to consider before you begin. Practicalities - An internet connection and either a smartphone, tablet or laptop is pretty all… Continue reading So You Want To Be A Comper: Where Do You Start?
Christmas is looming and I started the month with great intentions to enter loads but then the chaos of preparations for the PTA Xmas Fayre set in and I had a few weeks of hardly entering any! So, all things considered, it has been a fairly successful month. Shampoo & Conditioner This was a simple… Continue reading The Joys Of Comping: November Wins
The run up to Christmas is a busy time of year for everyone but in the comping world it is manic! Lots of brands run giveaways of Christmas goodies as it is the season of goodwill, there are photo competitions a plenty, and then there are the advents. If you are new to comping and… Continue reading The Joys Of Comping: Preparing for the Festive Season