Monday, February 14, 2011


Just a quick note regarding Giveaways. 95% of the time, the company is responsible for sending the winners their giveaway items. Please note that I do not generally receive any notification when the prizes are shipped, therefore I have no way of knowing if you received your prize or not. One of the most disappointing things in the giveaway world is taking the time to enter a giveaway and then NOT receiving your prize. Please know that if you do NOT receive an item that you have won, if you email me at I will do EVERYTHING in my power to make sure you get your prize. Most of the time all it takes is a follow up email to the sponsor. It could have been an email mishap or just an oversight but I take it very seriously. As a winner of giveaways myself, there have been multiple times where I have never received my prizes and I know how disappointing that can be so PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE. Don't feel bad to email me and say "Hey! I still haven't gotten my prize, will you follow up." It is my job to make sure it happens and I will bend over backwards to make sure all winners receive their prizes. I found there were a lot of delays with giveaways over the Holidays and some of those prizes are still being sent out so if you haven't received a prize and it has been more than a couple of weeks since you won, PLEASE don't hesitate to contact me. That's what I am here for.


Sugar Mama's Sweet Bowtique said...

Hey Sarah, I'm glad you posted this because I was wondering about something I had won, but haven't received. I won the Disney Sing-It game for the Wii back in the middle of December. I don't know if I'm being antsy or what, but I thought I'd reply to this post, since it was fresh on my mind. Thanks!!!

Love You Always & Forever said...

Thanks Sarah you are awesome:)

Ashley N said...

lol There have been 2 times that a sponsor has not done prize fullfillment in a timely manner/at all. The first time was when I won a Time Buddy and after about 20 emails back and forth with the company, I finally received it in the mail, and defective -__- Anyways, the next time was when I won a Terra Cycle lunch box, still havent gotten it, have been in contact with them through the host AND I have contacted them myself, they SAY they are looking into it, but it looks like I am just getting the run around lol

Main thing I think when these things happen (because its not real common as far as I know) is that if the sponsor doesnt plan on following up with prize fulfillment then they shouldnt sponsor in the first place lol they should just ask for a review instead of a review AND giveaway.

One time, I won a Ben KaCHOO from your blog, and I have NEVER received a prize so fast. It was WONDERFUL! My daughter STILL plays with it every day lol so does my son!

Anonymous said...

Yes it is disappointing when you don't receive the prize. I did win a prize from you previously and it did ship within reasonable time.

I also won the book This is Silly from your site, never received it though. I imagine it's not from your end, but would appreciate if you do follow up with it. Thanks!

mmayerfeld at gmail

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