33rd National Sweepstakes Convention - The Winning Lifestyle sweepstakes Aug 09, 2021

The 33rd National Sweepstakes Convention will be host by the Biron Family and held in New Hampshire!  This year you have the option to attend in person OR virtual...

WHEN: July 6-10, 2022

WHERE: Manchester, NH -  The convention will be held at the newly renovated DoubleTree...

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The Winning Lifestyle - What is the difference between sweepstakes, contests, and giveaways? Apr 12, 2021

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A CONTEST AND A SWEEPSTAKES?

The word giveaway is a blanket term for contests / sweepstakes / lotteries - where all of them give a person a chance to win, and while you'll often hear them used interchangeable, there is a difference between the two words in how they...

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The Winning Lifestyle - Setting Yourself Up for Success Mar 15, 2021

Most people think sweepstakes are a magical, luck-of-the-draw novelty… but that’s actually more false than it is true. Just like a regular morning routine -- waking up at your alarm, putting on a pot of coffee, and eating a nutrient-rich breakfast -- sets you up for a productive and...

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The Winning Lifestyle - The Effects of Winning on Your Life & Brain! #professional blog contests giveaway social media thewinninglifestyle tips virginia blogger winning Jan 25, 2021

The Winning Effect

The most significant thing that happens in your brain when you win is an increased production of the dopamine hormone. In studies performed by faculty at the University of Exeter, the psychological effect of winning produces a more “at peace” state within a person...

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The Winning Lifestyle - How To Turn Your Luck Around #social media contests enter to win giveaway sweepstakes thewinninglifestyle virginia blogger winning Jan 18, 2021

Are You "Unlucky"?

If you've been entering sweepstakes and haven't seen the results you'd like... you might start to worry that you're just not lucky. Maybe sweepstakes just aren't for you. Are you wondering if sweepstakes are fake? Only for those who can enter 8+ hours a day?
 
I'd like to...
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The Winning Lifestyle - My Sister-In-Law on Sweepstakes #social media contests enter to win giveaway guest post sweepstakes thewinninglifestyle winning Jan 11, 2021

“So sweepstakes are real?”

 

I think back to four years ago, before I met Rachel, my now-sister-in-law, and my reaction when I learned that she enters sweepstakes for a side-hustle. Side-hustles are supposed to be extra cash from cleaning offices and homes, commissions from...

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The Winning Lifestyle - WHAT can you win? contests giveaway sweepstakes winning work from home life Jan 04, 2021

In the world of sweepstakes and giveaways there are NO guarantees, however - the sky is really the limit as far as what is being given away and what can be won.

I thought it might be helpful to give some idea of what *really* can be won with this hobby!

Trips and vacations: These might range...

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The Winning Lifestyle - African Safari africa contests giveaway sweepstakes travel trip winning Dec 28, 2020

Have you ever wanted something so bad - that when you finally got it, you were brought to tears?  Are your dreams so big that they scare you?  Do you wonder how you can fulfill these dreams while still meeting your daily obligations?!

That was me when I won a trip to Africa to go on...

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The Winning Lifestyle - Who sweepstakes work for contests female entrepreneurs giveaway masterclass online course online learning sweepstakes work from home life Dec 21, 2020

Who sweepstakes work for ...

 

“I’m glad it worked for them, but that’s just not me”

 

“They just got lucky”

 

“I never win anything”

 

“I have a real job”

 

Do any of these sound familiar? You might have...

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The Winning Lifestyle - A Trip to Ireland contests ireland mother daughter road trips sweepstakes travel winning Dec 15, 2020

 

“I feel more and more the time wasted that is not spent in Ireland.”

Lady Gregory

If you look at my bucket list, almost every item is related to travel; so it shouldn't be surprising to learn that my favorite thing to win is trips of any kind.  Experiences, meet and...

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On The Podcast... contests female entrepreneurs podcasts sweepstakes winning Dec 07, 2020

I recently got the chance to share about my sweepstakes journey and masterclass on the “Girls Who Do Stuff” podcast, and let me tell you: 

 

These ladies are so FUN.

 

We chatted about a lot of things, how I got started, what my favorite prizes have been, why anyone can...

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Scamming! #professional #social media #socialcurator contests giveaway masterclass online course sweepstakes tips Nov 30, 2020

Scamming!

 

Hi! Rachel here - your friendly neighborhood scam patrol. 

 

The scammers are out in DROVES this year, and I want to help you spot them so you don’t fall for their tricks. So here we go: 5 tips for spotting a scammer. 

 

  1. If the account reaching out to...
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