Winning The PCH Sweepstakes Changed My Life!


Hey there, Everyone!

It’s your friendly Neighborhood PCH Goodwill Ambassador, Natalie! As a former SuperPrize Winner, I get asked a lot of questions. “What did you do with the money after you won?”  “How did your life change?” “Is it real?? Did the Prize Patrol really visit you?”

YES! It’s REAL, and the Prize Patrol really DID visit me. You can see my winning moment below, complete with the big check, balloons and flowers!

My life definitely changed – I was no longer working three jobs (yes, that’s not a typo, THREE) we paid off our debts and built our dream home. In fact, after winning my SuperPrize, I’ve been lucky enough to be on the other side of the winning – by helping the Prize Patrol deliver a few BIG CHECKS!

Other than paying off those bills and building our dream home, another thing that my SuperPrize win afforded myself and my husband was the ability to take more time off, like take a two week long vacation!

Our first trip was with my husband’s family to the Upper Peninsula. ‘The…what?’ You ask? If you are not from my general neck of the woods, it is the second part of Michigan, above the “mitten”.

The land is so green, air so clean and the skies… cloudy. But we still managed to have fun! We took a ferry over to an island with a famous hotel. (What hotel? What island? The hotel was featured in “Somewhere in Time”. You can search for it using PCHSearch&Win!) We enjoyed a local favorite, Whitefish Dip, at one of our favorite restaurants, the Pink Pony.


We also visited two beautiful parks. The first featured Upper and Lower falls that were BROWN! No, it is not because of pollution. We visited Tahquamenon Falls and learned why the water had this odd color. (You can find out what makes the water brown through PCHSearch&Win!) Then we hopped in the car and headed to the lake to beat all lakes. It IS named “Superior” after all!

It was my first time visiting this Great Lake, as well as the “Pictured Rocks”. They were absolutely beautiful. But one thing that stood out was this lone tree, sitting atop of one of the formations. Apparently it is quite old, and the root system used to be supported by a natural bridge. That bridge collapsed, and yet the roots were strong enough to survive. Amazing.

Then we took ONE day off so that we could prepare for another family vacation. This time with MY family!

On this leg of our vacation, we decided to kick things up a notch on our trip to Colorado.

First kick – we flew First Class! The flight attendants were wonderful and we got hot towels! Whoo hoo!

Second kick – we rented a car. Our car was supposed to be a normal sedan, but Scott thought, “Eh, let’s see what else is available. Let’s get something FUN.” We did! We rented a Mercedes!

Third kick – We decided to take a day trip to the place that inspired Katharine Lee Bates to write the poem, “Pike’s Peak”, but you probably know it by another name. (Take another spin on PCHSearch& Win!)

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We took the Cog Railroad up the mountain, and marveled in the beautiful sights, including Long Horn Sheep and the view Ms. Bates had that inspired her famous poem. We were truly on top of the world.

I bet that you would be ‘on top of the world’ as well if you won the latest SuperPrize! $7,000 A Week For Life is the LARGEST weekly lifetime prize we’ve ever offered! What would you do if you suddenly became a millionaire? Would you travel in style like we did? How about simply taking it easy and retiring? Let me know in the comments below, and don’t forget to ENTER ENTER ENTER!


Natalie Bostelman
2008 SuperPrize Winner
PCH Goodwill Ambassador


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161 thoughts on “Winning The PCH Sweepstakes Changed My Life!”

  1. says:

    Can’t wait for my life to change

  2. carla m Antee says:

    Winning the sweepstakes changed my life

  3. Martin Matanic says:

    Winning PCH Big Check Superprize would charge our family lives 360 turn around. Winning PCH would bring me to my knees knowing I can give my family everything I only see in my dreams. Give our children the opportunity of education I could never afford. Donate to charities.My wife , a avid Anima Lover, would have a Resume Shelter for all kinds. We would be home owners once again. Something I don’t see in our future.

  4. Eugena says:

    I have been searching on my own for husband been searching for 1 year…we want to win really really bad to send or daughter to the college she would like to go with no worries…we pray ever day that some than magical will happen soon

  5. Carla Michelle Antee says:

    It will tremendously change my lifetime.

  6. Carla Antee says:

    My Thoughts are this would give me a fresh start.

  7. jon says:

    Winning the 7000aweek for life would change not just my life but every life I touch. My family means the world to me and being a disabled person makes things tougher on not only me but my family. The struggles we have faced have made us stronger, but one person can only take so much…. Winning would make it easier for me to take care of my children to give them the best that this world has to offer. And my soon to be wife the wedding of her dreams. O yes paying off my bills would be heart warming all in itself. Thank you PCH for giving me the opportunity to win these prizes, good luck all

  8. pauline mcpherson-thomas says:


  9. If God gives me chance to win it is going to give plans to use the Money
    In good condition . Hopefully win soon.

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