6 Ways You Could Lose Out On a Prize

Have you ever lost out on a prize that should have been yours? I have!! It stinks! There are numerous things that can cost you a prize that was almost yours. I have lost a prize by getting the mathematical question wrong and that was a super big bummer.

There are a few things you can do to make sure that you don't miss out on a prize you so deservedly won.

#1 Check Emails Daily

Check your emails at least once per day if not more often. Contest winning emails are time sensitive and give you a deadline of when you have to claim your prize by. Winner emails can easily get lost in your spam folder or just be missed because you don't recognize the sender information.

When you sign into your email you cans search your emails to weed out specific ones. Searching certain phrases will help you find any winning emails you may have missed. You will have to search your spam box too the same way.

Search phrases: Congratulations, Winner, You Won, Winner claim form.

Always be aware that with…

Prize Winners Guide to Etiquette

Bloggers and websites offer up prizes to their fans and give away money, big ticket items, trips, cars even houses. People win prizes every day and walk away with some fabulous prizes,

Hosting a giveaway or contest of any kind, takes hours of planning, prize costs, and shipping arrangements of prizes. So what are your responsibilities as a winner? It's simple to use proper etiquette and don't be a needy whiner!


Prizes don't and won't be on your doorstep overnight- Company's and bloggers have 4-8 weeks to have your prize dispersed. Canadian law does NOT dictate when a contest holder has to deliver prizes. Competition Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-34)

#1 Do NOT ask where your prize is before the 4-week mark of you winning that prize

#2 Do NOT ask them publicly where your prize is on Twitter, Facebook or any social network BEFORE the 4-week mark. You make yourself look childish.

#3 Do read over the rules and regulations to make sure you hav…

Instantly Win Prizes with Doritos

Starting June 13, 2019 and noon EST the Activate Your Spidey-Sense Contest is starting and you could win instant prizes and more. This is a pin code required contest, the codes can be found on specially marked Doritos packages.

I already picked up a few bags I spotted in Barrie Ontario at Zehrs. I love when the contest codes come out before the contest starts, it's a great way to snag a few codes early for day one.

READ ALSO: 6 Tips to Winning Instant Win Contests

You can enter 3 codes per day for your chance at winning an instant prize.

Instant prizes to be won:
1500 Movie passes to Spider Man's Far from Home
100 Tech packs

Grand Prize to be won: 
European adventure for 2 valued at $8250

The Doritos instant win contest will be running until August 30, 2019 and is open to residents of Canada.

Enter your Doritos code to win.

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Do you have a Costco membership? If not here is your chance to have one without having to buy it. 

Join the My Canadian Mailbox FB/Group to see the awesome treats we got free with our Costco membership.

A Costco Gold Star membership is worth $60 but you could win yourself a FREE membership.

Enter with Royal Draw to win a Costco Gold Star Membership.When you enter draws for gift cards and memberships on Royal Draw you earn yourself points towards FREE gift cards! It's a win win!

Ends Thursday June 13 , 2019.

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