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PCH Products Make Dorothy’s Barbecue Sizzle!

Dorothy Stevens, the PCH Cook & Food Stylist, turns up the heat on Summertime fun with great PCH Products like the 49 Piece Storage Set, Green Cooler Bag and Corn Stripper!

Hey Blog Readers,

With summer in full swing, people are grilling just about every single weekend in my neighborhood.  They just love the no-muss, no-fuss Summer living lifestyle — and believe me, I’m all for it!  But the thing I’ve noticed most about outdoor eating is that, no matter how prepared you are, something is ALWAYS forgotten from inside.  And the host has to go back and forth at least 20 times before being able to focus on the food … and their friends.

That’s why I’m here on the blog today — to give you some tips to make sure you don’t spend your Summer sun-time running inside the house.  Take a look!  And keep reading because I’ve got another “secret” tip that makes eating grilled corn even more delicious!

I couldn’t believe how much time I saved just by packing the Large Green Cooler Bag!

PCH products Cooler bag

And the 49-Piece Storage Set we sell here at PCH even has a REVOLVING ORGANIZER — which makes the right size easy to find every time I grill!

PCH products_Storage Set

But that’s not all!  My “secret” to delicious corn was inspired by something I found recently when I searched for Corn Recipes on PCHSearch&Win!  Give it a try and you’re sure to be amazed!

If you’re grilling 8 ears of corn, you’ll need:

1/3 cup butter

1 teaspoon of garlic salt

1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Just mix the butter and garlic salt over low heat in a saucepan until the butter is melted.  Then, brush the mix on your corn, wrap your corn in foil and grill.  Once, it’s cooked, sprinkle with delicious Parmesan cheese for a taste that’s sure to have guests asking for seconds!

You may be thinking that this sounds a little too messy for barbecue fare, but remember, serving and eating corn is easy with the incredible Corn Stripper we sell here at PCH!  Just a simple swipe gets the kernels off the cob!  And the bite-size pieces are great for keeping little hands clean, too!

PCH products Corn Stripper

So, if you want to have the best barbecue on the block, check out our PCH products here — if you haven’t already registered, you’ll need to fill in your information before you can see all of our exciting offers.  Also, please remember, you can receive all our fantastic merchandise deals by signing up to receive emails at PCH.com.  You’ll find the Corn Stripper at the bottom of page 2 (Buy 1, Get 1 FREE), the 49-Piece Storage Set in Revolving Organizer toward the top of page 2 (Save Over 30% – Similar Items Sell Elsewhere for $29.97) and the Large Green Cooler Bag (FREE Medium and Small Cooler Bags — A $25.00 Total Value) right under the Storage Set on page 2.  Take a look and let me know what you think!

I know what I think … that corn looks SO delicious, I just can’t resist!

PCH products Dorothy and Corn Stripper

How about you?  Please let me know below if these grilling tips worked for you and if you’ve got any barbecue secrets of your own!

Happy Grilling!

Dorothy Stevens
PCH Cook & Food Stylist

P.S. What kind of recipes would you like me to share in the future?  Let me know below and I’ll try to include them in my tips next time!


PCH My Account Page — So Easy To Use In So Many Ways!

Who doesn’t love Publishers Clearing House merchandise? PCH products are a tremendous value, plus you can place an order with ease. And the great customer experience doesn’t end there. The PCH My Account Page lets you track your packages, make secure payments and get a detailed transaction history! Yes, the PCH My Account page is so easy to use in so many ways!

PCH My Account Page

But first things first, in order to use the My Account Page, you’ll need to have two pieces of information, your Customer ID/Account Number and your Zip Code. Your Customer ID/Account Number is an 11-digit number that starts with a 0 and can be located on any invoice, bill or customer service you receive from Publishers Clearing House. If you have trouble finding your Customer ID/Account Number, visit our FAQ page. Once you’ve found this information, you can:

Make Secure Payments At The PCH My Account Page

Pay PCH Online
Paying Publishers Clearing House online is fast, easy and FREE. You can pay your bill online by check, credit card or debit card with no additional processing fees and there’s never any middleman to charge you. First, select which items you’d like to pay off (you have the option to pay your full balance or choose what you’d like to pay off and come back later). Then, click the PAY NOW button in the lower right hand corner and follow the directions to make a secure payment.

Get A Detailed Transaction History At The PCH My Account Page
It’s very easy to view a detailed transaction history including every payment you’ve made and how it’s been applied to your account. Just click the Transaction History tab for a full list. You can even view the transaction history for a specific order by clicking on the order number shown to see which payments were applied and if any further payment is needed.

Publishers Clearing House My Account

Track Your Package At The PCH My Account Page 
With the Track My Package option, you won’t have to wonder when your package will arrive, you’ll know! Once you’ve signed in, just click on the order number of the package that you’d like to track. Next, click the truck icon next to the item description and the blue number that pops up below the words “track package.” Then, a new screen will pop up with information related to the status of your order.  Typically, your PCH merchandise will arrive within 2-3 weeks.

When will my PCH order arrive
Friends, I hope you found this overview of the PCH My Account Page helpful! It really does make keeping track of your PCH account so easy. If you still have questions, please check our FAQ page!
Wishing you the best,

Elaina R.
PCH Online Creative

P.S. Don’t forget there’s a big game tournament on at PCHgames today! And on today’s Play&Win blog we have a special tips & tricks video to help you score the most points! You don’t want to miss it!

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Do You Know The Signs Of A PCH Imposter Scam?

PCH Phone Scams

Hello PCH fans!

When someone mentions the name Publishers Clearing House (PCH), what comes to mind? Could it be the chance to WIN BIG with our fantastic sweepstakes? Maybe it is the possibility to win instantly with PCHSearch&Win, or hit a jackpot with PCHlotto? No matter what it is, PCH loves nothing more than to making dreams come true for folks all across the country!

Unfortunately, there are a TON of scammers out there fraudulently posing as PCH, just eager to tell innocent folks like you and me that they have won a prize. But beware because these scammers are not from the REAL Publishers Clearing House. They are just trying to rob you of your hard-earned money.

Today, I want to warn everyone that these PCH imposter scams can happen to ANYONE. And I mean ANYONE! In fact, just a few weeks ago, my OWN father was scammed via telephone by someone claiming they were from PCH. Talk about messing with the wrong person, right?

It all started a few weeks ago when I got a phone call from my mom. She said: “Your father got a phone call from someone at PCH telling him that we have won their Super Prize. Clearly this isn’t true, right?

 I quickly explained to her that it was DEFINITELY a PCH imposter scam! For starters, PCH employees and their families are not eligible to win any of our sweepstakes prizes. Also, the Prize Patrol NEVER notifies major prize winners by phone. If you’ve won a big SuperPrize, you’ll know when the Prize Patrol shows up at your door with a Big Check.

I must say I was pretty shocked to hear that my own family member had been hit with a PCH scam. Curiously I asked my mom what they had said to my father on the phone. “Well she said, “The guy on the other end told him that he had won the SuperPrize and he told the man that there was no way he could have won because he didn’t enter and that his daughter works for PCH. The guy told him that he really had won and would call him back tomorrow with the name and address of where to send the money to collect the prize. I knew right then it couldn’t be real

I must say I was relieved! Thankfully, my family was smart enough to know that this “imposter” on the other end of the phone was not in any way associated with the real Publishers Clearing House.

I want to make sure all you PCH fans know how to spot a PCH imposter scam. Remember that PCH will NEVER ask you to do ANY of the following if you are indeed a winner:

• The Prize Patrol NEVER notifies major prize winners by phone.

• The Prize Patrol NEVER notifies major prize winners by Facebook. And they don’t send friend requests either!

And here are two additional tips that may help you identify scam communications:

•  PCH does NOT use the phrase “US dollars

• No one from PCH will contact you via a Gmail or Yahoo account

Even though these are some of the BIGGEST telltale signs that you have been scammed, there are always new techniques out there that scammers will use to get your money. So any time you have even the slightest feeling that you are being scammed, look for these red flag warning signs!

Comment below and let us know if you found these warning signs helpful! Also let us know if you’ve been a victim of a PCH scam. We’d really like to hear about it in order to keep all our fans safe!

Victoria C.

PCH Creative

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The Winning Never Stops At PCH! PCH BLOG PRIZES TODAY!

Blog Prizes

OFFICIAL RULES | SWEEPSTAKES FACTS

First and foremost, we want to congratulate yesterday’s SuperPrize winner, Neil Kroll from Castle Rock, WA! Neil won an incredible One Million Dollars from the PCH Sweepstakes! We couldn’t be happier to have awarded this prize to you, Neil, and we hope all our PCH fans will join us in wishing you a big CONGRATULATIONS!

Even though the June 30th SuperPrize event is over, we don’t want you all to forget that there are still PLENTY of chances to win EVERY SINGLE DAY here at Publishers Clearing House! And today especially, we wanted to do something really special to show our appreciation to all of you for being the BEST FANS EVER.

That’s why we decided to give away 5 (that’s right, 5!) random $100.00 prizes to fans who comment on today’s blog! All you have to do to be eligible is comment! It’s SO easy. You can leave any type of comment you want, maybe you’ll just stop by to say “Hi”, or maybe you’re in the mood to tell us why you love PCH! Or maybe you want to explain to us what winning could do for you! Whatever you decide, just make sure you comment during the hours of 12 AM, E.T. and 11:59 PM, E.T. on today 7/1/14, and YOU could be one of the 5 people in the running to win $100.00!

See – we told you the winning wasn’t over yet! Best of luck to you all – and don’t forget, COMMENT, COMMENT, COMMENT!

Dillon H.
Promotion Development

P.S Remember, there are tons of other chances to win too, at pch.com, PCHSearch&Win, PCHlotto, PCHgames, and MORE!


Will The PCH Prize Patrol Surprise You With One Million Dollars Today?

Win One Million Dollars

It’s finally here! Today is the day of our June 30th PCH Special Early Look Prize event and the number one question on everyone’s mind is: WHO will be revealed as the June 30th PCH SuperPrize winner?!?! We already know the prize on that Big Check is going to be One Million Dollars (WOW!) — but who is going to be the lucky guy or gal holding it??? Only time will tell — but the good news is, we’ve got FUN and EXCITING clues here on the PCH Blog to help you figure it out! So keep checking back because they’ll be updated all throughout the day!

***12:00 AM UPDATE – Here’s your first clue***
The winner’s state name has more than 5 letters.

***8:15 AM — NEW CLUE***
The winner’s state has a very famous piece of architecture in it.

***9:35 AM — NEW CLUE***
The Prize Patrol hasn’t been to this winner’s state yet this year.

***11:05 AM — NEW CLUE***
Today’s winner has 2 or more vowels in his/her name.

***1:10 PM — NEW CLUE***
The winner’s state is on the outer border of the United States and the Prize Patrol boarded a plane to get there.

 ***3:50PM — PRIZE UPDATE***
Big news: we can finally reveal that today’s winner lives in WASHINGTON state! 

***8:40 PM — WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT***

Congratulations to NEIL KROLL of CASTLE ROCK, WASHINGTON who was today’s winner of ONE MILLION DOLLARS! We’re so happy for you and hope all our PCH fans will join us in wishing you CONGRATULATIONS! 

And thanks to all of our fans for following us today. Be sure to check out tomorrow’s blog, because the winning isn’t over yet! There may just be BLOG PRIZES TOMORROW! :)

And remember, if you want MORE clues, be sure to check out Danielle Lam’s PCH Prize Patrol Fan Page on Facebook . She’ll be posting hints there all day long, and maybe even some behind the scenes photos and videos too!

So tell us…who do YOU hope the Prize Patrol surprises today? Who here wants to be the one holding that Big Check? What would YOU do with One Million Dollars? Comment below!

GOOD LUCK EVERYONE!

We’ll be crossing our fingers for all of you :)

amanda

Amanda C.
PCH Creative

P.S. For more ways to have fun today (and possibly win big), check out today’s Play&Win blog!

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Find Out How PCH Winners Are Selected

Hi Everyone!

Whenever we get a question from our PCH fans we always do our best to answer it! One way we answer questions is by enlisting the help of Howie from Publishers Clearing House. In the past Howie has been able to answer all sorts of questions such as, “what is a special early look?” or, “how many times can you enter the SuperPrize each day?” or, “is it true that someone with my initials will win?”. Today we are answering the question, “how are winners selected?”

This is a GREAT question that has come up a lot, and with our next prize event just days away, we decided to turn to Howie to get the scoop!

As you can see, it really is just the luck of the draw! The PCH giveaway supervisors randomly select a winner from the pool of entries. The winner is always a surprise, even to us! What does this mean for you? It means that it doesn’t matter what state you live in, how much money you make, what ethnicity you are, how old you are, or if you live in a house, apartment or trailer. Publishers Clearing House winners are always chosen completely at random and as long as you enter, the winner could be YOU.

Keep sending in your questions and we’ll keep answering them!

Cara F.
Social Media Manager

P.S. Our Prize Event is just 3 days away! Do you hope YOU will become our next big winner? Comment below and let us know!

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