Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Tungsten Toffee Review

I was very fortunate to win a giveaway over at Mom in Training which provided me an opportunity to try  Tungsten Toffee 

WOW!!  Now, I am a lover of sweets, even though I am currently working on losing weight.  However, this toffee is worth every calorie.  The flavor I was sent was Espresso Dark Chocolate Toffee, and since I am also a coffee lover this was just perfect.  The 8oz. box is going quickly since I am sharing it.  Here are some of the responses:
  • "Oh, that IS good.  Tell them I'd definitely get this as a gift for someone.  It's that good."
  • "You can really taste the coffee taste, but it's just light enough."
  • "It melts in your mouth!"
  • "Can I have more?!"
So, as you can tell, it's a hit.  The Espresso Dark ChocolateToffee flavor is lightly sweet and a little nutty, and it really does melt in your mouth.  It's not at all overly sweet which some toffee can be.  There is a layer of dark chocolate on top of the toffee that gives your taste buds one more layer of variety in the flavor. I think Peppermint will be next! (I'll have to wait till October when it's available again!

I DEFINITELY recommend Tungsten Toffee and plan to try out another flavor soon.

Thank you to Tungsten Toffee for the chance to try this toffee, and to Mom in Training for hosting the original giveaway.

DISCLOSURE: I received this toffee at no cost to me as a result of winning a giveaway.  All opinions are my own.
I recommend starting with "Getting Started." That page contains some information to help you get started and provide the best chance of winning. Good luck!

About This Blog

I have really benefited from the advice of my sister-in-law, the queen of freebies! I have learned a lot and have decided it's time to start sharing. I plan to share links to contests and sites where you can win stuff for free. Instant win games have been my specialty so that is what I will share about first. There sadly are people who have found ways to cheat in those games, but I have legitimately won a lot of great stuff (ipods, gift cards, gaming systems, etc.) and it really is possible. I have just begun to enter blog contests and will share links to them, but am not yet proficient enough to share advice on them.

My first bits of advice to those who are new to contests:

1. Create an email that is just for contests
This is the MOST IMPORTANT advice. I say this because you WILL get spammed and your email will be shared. Not all sites will share your information, but many will and you just have to accept that. You must use a real email address and a real street address when you register for games because this is where they will send the prize if you win and the way they will contact you about your win.

2. Be persistent
You win by random luck most of the time, so the more you enter, the better your chances. Enter as often as the contest allows. Also, even if you don't win instantly, there is usually a sweepstakes involved and you are entered in that as well. I've won several times through the sweepstakes end of the game (most notably $100 gift cards to online stores!)

3. Timing is everything
Most instant win contests are based on a set time for winners. Random times are predetermined as winning times. If you sign in to play at that moment (or are the first after that predetermined time) you win. SO...if you wake up in the middle of the night, or get up early, etc., that is the time to enter. I have a bookmark folder called "Enter in the Middle of the Night". In that folder are the contests I really want to win and which seem reasonably possible to win, ie. lots of prizes. I open all the windows in that folder and enter all the contests in a matter of minutes (unless I just really need sleep!).

That is my initial advice. I'll add more ideas as they occur to me. Be sure to look at the sidebar (Places for Free Stuff) for links to sites where you can win! GOOD LUCK!