A Big PCH Winner Shares Her SuperPrize Experience!

Today is the BIG DAY! I hope you’re following the Prize Patrol to see who we surprise. The big award days always take me back to my own “BIG DAY” – August 27th, 2008.

Natalie Bostelman

I have to tell you, it was pretty hectic for me that morning. Maybe because I knew that someone would win at least $1 Million from Publishers Clearing House that day. I remember running around our trailer, tidying up and vacuuming. Yes, I cleaned! That’s one of the things many PCH fans tell me that they do when they know the Prize Patrol is on the move.

After my cleaning whirlwind, I had to get ready to go to work. Granted, I had the excitement butterflies in my tummy that morning, but I knew if I really DID win, the Prize Patrol would find me. Unfortunately, I ran into a “fashion crisis” as my friends and I say. Hah! Tim Gunn, where were you when I needed you?! For some reason, despite my cleaning efforts, I was running low on work appropriate clothing. I grabbed a blue and black sweater and black slacks. No time for make-up or contact lenses, as I was running a little late. I mentally kicked myself. What if they really DID show up? I thought. They always show the winners and their reactions. Eh… no time to think on that.

So I hopped in my trusty Vibe named “Flash” and headed out to work. Hours later, my boss called to check in on the day as he was out. Just as I was filling him in on the day, I happened to look up and out our window. No. Way.  It really does happen!

The blue blazers, the roses, the balloons, the cameras… and that Big Check! Those butterflies were having butterflies…and I didn’t have an ounce of makeup on. However, I didn’t really dwell or care about that! This was a moment that I had to experience right then and there! To experience my moment, head on over to PCHTV.com.

I have to tell you, I always tried to run in my head what I’d say or do if the Prize Patrol showed up on my doorstep one day. However all of that prep work pretty much went out the door. You’ll definitely see that when you watch the video and see what happens when Dave reveals how much I won!

What about you? Do you have a game plan in mind today just for fun, in case it might be you? Let us know in the comments, and don’t forget to follow me on Facebook:  Natalie B at PCH and on Twitter:  @Natalieatpch – I’ll be giving updates and clues as to where we are!

Natalie Bostelman

2008 SuperPrize Winner

PCH Goodwill Ambassador

P.S. You can also keep tabs on the Prize Patrol by watching the main PCH Fan Page and Danielle Lam’s Fan Page. Keep an eye out for clues about the state, weather, and even some behind-the-scenes videos!

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    1. Hello Evelyn, Keep trying and don’t give up. Your entries have the same chances of winning as every other entry so don’t lose hope. Our winner selection process is completely random and unbiased; there’s no way to know who we’re going to award next.

  1. ive been praying and i kinda have a good feeling, we are in such need for financial help from somewhere and im praying that this could be it, our house needs so much work done to it ,a new roof for one and so much of everything needs fixed, everything has been breaking down and i cant even drive my car anymore, so if God sees fit that we would be worthy of this well then so be it,whoever wins ill still be happy for them , im just going to keep on praying and thanking God

  2. I would love to see the PCH Prize Patrol is at my doorstep today with flowers and balloons and champagne and the big check for the 10 million dollars I would love the Pay for all bills Dwayne Dixon From Bronx New York.today and take my baby out so we can go get it I gave him a ring and wedding band rain !! And for October 21st in it to win it I would love to see you on that day thank you again AMAZING

  3. I really, really hope I win! I have dedicated every bit of my heart, soul, time and efforts to win the big prize number 4900. I have very serious periodontal disease and in desperate need of implants. My teeth are loose, I’m in serious pain and can’t find a financial break. They want about $45000,00 for the entire procedure to get me back in good health and I know I can never come up with that amount in a lifetime. I have a little motto I tell myself everyday, “Time to play and pray”.

  4. Congratulations to you on being one of the lucky ones I do hope to be a Lucky one as well it will be a true to me I have had positive feelings about winning from the begining ..I have tried to do what was asked of me and So much would love to live a life of a Millionaire to make my life a lot better and for my Family and friends and help others as well .I will be looking for the Crew From PCH I always Played off and on for years but this year is different for some reason I’ve really enjoyed it all looked forward to getting up and get going trying to Win if for some reason it want be me then The lord know someone else’s in more need of it then me but I will be looking for something to happen in just a few hours from now A different life for someone and I sure hope its me for I’m so nerve’s Good Luck To Us all. Thank you PCH