Simplify My Life! and yours! Win a HP Mini 110-1100!

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I want to win the HP Mini 110-1100 by Studio Tord Boontje with Windows® 7 Home Premium. It’s going to make my life easier! It’ll change diapers, give baths, dress the kids, cook dinner (breakfast and lunch I MIGHT be able to manage.), feed the gerbil and the parakeet, clean their cages, vacuum the floors, wash the dishes, clean the toilets, do the laundry AND put it away (we’ll let Pato keep on ironing for himself, wouldn’t want to overload the poor thing!), get the oldest 2 dressed and on the bus, and even make me a Starbucks frappucino……..hold on, someone is trying to tell me something.

Blushing What do you mean it won’t do all that? Are you sure? Not even wash the toilets?

Ok, I’m back. Sorry for that interruption!

Well, if can’t do all that, it still can simplify my life by helping me stay organized when on the go (I live by my Google Calendar and I haven’t found a way to sync it to my Blackberry), tasks that don’t require the Internet can be done while sitting at soccer practice, although, I think my Blackberry has Wifi, so I might even be able to take care of business at soccer practice, you know between the youngest 2 kids begging for me to pushing them on the swings and keeping rocks out of Christiano’s mouth, when I want a recipe, I could take it to the kitchen instead of printing out every recipe I want to try and stashing it in a messy drawer in the kitchen (told you it would help me cook dinner!). It would fit in my purse so I could take it to doctor’s appointments and keep on working (my DR has wi-fi, ain’t he great?). That is something that should only be attempted at my own DR’s appointments when I’m by myself, because if I do at the kids appointments, Christiano will pull all of the Kleenexes out of the boxes and empty the 5 gallon water cooler in no time flat with Alyce’s help. And it’ll help me find that Starbucks to get my mocha frappucino! I’m directional dyslexic. Dear Abby told me so.  I could even jam to music in my bathroom when I lock myself in to hide from the kids.

When I’m not on it, I might even be willing to set it up next to me on my desk and let my kids play their Webkinz on it. Maybe. If they beg are good. Really good, because mama don’t share her electronics well, ask daddy.

Plus, it’ll make me look cool. And the good Lord knows that I need all the help I can in that department these days. I keep telling me kids I used to be cool. Then I had them. They don’t believe me about the cool part too much.  Seriously, look at that thing!  It’s stylin’. It’d be the only fashion accessory I need, which is good because I don’t spend much on fashion accessories these days – that whole 4 kids thing and all thing.


Ok, so they are giving away 3 of these nifty computers to people who blog about it right? Guess what else! Anyone who comments on my blog is entered to win one also! That’s 6 HPs they are giving away. 3 to the bloggers and 1 to 3 random commenters on the blogs who entered. So, make sure you leave me a comment here, you’ll be entered to win if I win (or even if I don’t win), you know you really want me to win right? You do, I’m telling you, you do. I know, you really probably only care about me winning if by chance your comment is chosen to win too, but we’ll pretend like you really do care if I win or not. It’s better for my ego. And my ego is fragile.

Hey! While you’re here! I need some more Google Friends —->

Over there, to the right. I follow back. Promise!  Another thing I could do  on the HP! Read all my friends blogs and find new ones to follow!  I could follow you all around my house.  Not being tied to my desktop?  So much simpler!

Now that you know how to enter this giveaway, head on over to my other blog and find more to enter!

ETA This will end on January 20, 2010 at midnight ET and they will draw winners on January 29.  Go here to see official rules of the giveaway.

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  • karen M

    I know a HP Mini would make all the difference with me also, while I am at home or on the go. I can quickly get to my photos and files, take notes, send a letter off to family, able to work on my scrapbooks while sitting and waiting for the kids at band or dance practice,very lightweight to take with me on the go.
    karenmed409 at comcast dot net

  • Wendy

    Wow! This is awesome. What fun-thanks!

  • Alicia Z

    Wow, A Mini HP would be great. It would come in handy. I could take it with me and use it as I needed it without having to lug my laptop around.

  • cwf

    Something this small would be really convenient for me since I need a computer for work and it is light enough to take on the bus every day. I could check e-mails & bills on the commute. My old laptop was actually stolen recently so I would love a new one! Good luck!

  • belle

    Great giveaway! I surely can use a little more organization in my life.

  • Steve M

    Strongly agree about keeping it simple.Organization is right on.Good luck.

  • Julie

    A HP mini would be a fabulous win!

  • Good luck with the contest! I hope one of your readers will win too 🙂
    .-= Judy´s last blog ..Current Giveaways =-.

  • I love Tord Boontje! His lacy papercut designs are super cool, I love the way they blend old fashioned craft with modern technology. Obviously, this new collaboration with HP is a great example… I’d love to try the HP Mini even though I am usually a Mac girl!
    .-= Naomi´s last blog ..Christmas Day Photo Recap =-.

  • Here is a pinch for both of us to win!
    I need organization too!
    and a new HP mini sure could help in that department!
    .-= Faythe@GMT´s last blog ..WW First Christmas Smiles =-.

  • Blythe Evans

    How cool! I know we could definatly use one of those in this house. I have a 14 yr old hogging my computer whenever he has schoolwork to do. This would make both of our lives easier LOL!

  • Victoria Feemster

    That’s cool that they are doubling the amount given away! Sure would be nice to win one 🙂

    Take Care!

  • Deanna

    A HP Mini 110 would simplify my life by allowing me to keep up with all of my computer activities (blogging, emailing, entering contests, social networking, surfing the Internet, etc.) when I’m not able to be on my laptop (which just so happens to be a HP) for whatever reason. With 4 kids, the reason I’m not able to be on my laptop could be anything! :O

  • My husband would love this and keep him out of my hair to use the computer all the time.


    I would love love love to be entered!! This is a super great giveaway! Thank you for the opportunity and Good Luck!!

  • Heather Garland

    I would love to be entered! What a sweet giveaway! My life could be much more organized with an HP mini! Thanks for the chance!

  • trin

    Fantastic Site and giveaway thanks for both!

  • Lydia

    I’d love to be able to use this while traveling instead of having to carry my friend’s laptop through airport security!

  • Good Luck to you! I entered, too!
    This HP 100 Mini netbook would be a blessing to our family, too, as we only have one old desktop to share amongst our family of 7. We rely heavily on spreadsheets, lists,email and schedules, etc. to streamline our day to day activities, and the portability of the HP 100 mini would make it so effortless and stylish. Plus, mobile computing would be perfect to pass the time–when time stands still–like when waiting in a doctor’s office!

    Good Luck!
    .-= Tanya Wilson´s last blog ..Happy New Year! =-.

  • We would use this for our (soon to be) 10 homeschooled children. Thanks for the opportunity to win
    .-= Kimberly @ Raising Olives´s last blog ..A Stomach Bug, Oven Fire and the Zoo =-.

  • Terri P.

    I certainly would love to win an HP mini 110-1100. It looks awesome!

  • Nancye Davis

    This would be a great birthday gift for my soon-to-be 15 year old son. This would make his school work much easier.

    nancyecdavis AT bellsouth DOT net

  • Here we go… both of us will win… I can feel it.
    I wish I had a lap top to use when the girls are fighting over the computer……….
    .-= Midnite´s last blog ..What are your Green New Years Resolutions? =-.

  • The size and weight of the beautiful HP Mini 110-1100 by Studio Tord Boontje would make it perfect for on-the-go computing. I would also be able to easily take it around the house and out to the back yard.

    Although I haven’t had the opportunity to try Windows 7, from the reviews I’ve read, it’s perfect for on-the-go tasks, and I would love the chance to see for myself what else it can do.
    .-= Vickie Bartlett´s last blog ..Simplify My Life Contest and Sweepstakes =-.

  • Francisca A Silva

    The HP Mini is great for those who love being plugged in and want something super portable for writing and surfing on the go. I would feel very happy if I had one. Good luck for you with the contest!!! Fran.

  • tanyetta

    I would love to win the HP mini. Please, count me in for a chance to win. Thank you.

    tanyetta at hotmail
    .-= tanyetta´s last blog ..Giving kids LSD! =-.

  • Tabathia B

    This is a great giveaway. I would love to win this. Thanks

  • why didnt I subsribe to this blog a long time ago?

  • cheryl h

    Winning a Mini HP would be wonderful. Fingers and toes crossed for you Heather. My granddaughter could really use this for college. This is truly one awesome giveaway. Please enter me for a chance to win. Thanks

  • Kapil

    I was planning on buying a HP mini series. But if i win this there wont be a need to buy one.
    @moderator: When will this contest end?

  • Deb Anderson

    A mini would definitely simplify my life because I wouldn’t have to lug around that big heavy laptop anymore!! And it would fit inside my handbag instead of being so conspicuous in a carry around laptop bag. And besides, you don’t always want to carry your laptop with you but leaving it in the car is a direct invitation to thieves to break in and steal it. Being able to carry it in my purse is a major advantage! Great giveaway!

  • I too am stuck at my desktop for blogging and just being online. I would love to have a mini to make it easier for me to get things accomplished. Good luck to you!

  • Annette D

    I would love to win a HP mini! It is so portable that I could take it along with me everywhere I go and I am always on the go!

  • Kapil

    @moderator: I have two more questions.
    One: Is the contest open to subscribers worldwide?
    Two: Can we post as many entries as we want?

  • Claudia

    I would love to win this laptop and I sure hope you win too! I would love to be able to take it away when I travel (when I find the time to)!!!

  • Diane

    Wow, how cool is that Heather! I hope you win and if I did that would be awesome too lol ;)!!! Good luck! @frufrugal

  • Crystal Warren

    I’ve read some reviews of the HP for the Boontje but yours have to be the funniest so far…I’d even buy one instead of trying to win one if it did all those things!..oh well we can just hope the future turns out to be just like the Jetsons! Hope you win. I really you feel better now. and I hope your coolness factor rises when you carry it around!

  • Judy Bradley

    I can sure see where this would be a boon to keeping me running in the right direction! But I am disappointed that it does not change diapers! lol I keep adding to my list of things to do and have a harder time keeping track of them. I have 9 adult children and 27+ grandchildren & I do a lot of traveling to visit and/or babysit for them. Plus I am involved in several group activities, church functions, and volunteer work and trying to figure out how to find $$ and time for everything! Whew! I am tired thinking of it all! This would be wonderful to have! (Still don’t like those messy diapers!!)

  • Kat

    I’m thrilled to find your site. I, too, have 4 children… young, like yours, and I love that one of your children’s names are “Kat”. That’s my name, too! Is it short for Katherine?

    Great to connect; would love a flexible computer!

  • I’d love to win a HP mini! I babysit my baby granddaughter and we could take it outside this summer and keep up with everyone and she could play the fisher price games on it.

  • Benita G.

    One cannot be too organized, I agree. I know how much you want to win, so good luck, I hope you do win. I just found your blog tonight, and I think, it’s great. I’ve become both an email follower and a friend on google connect. Keep up the good work. I appreciate you.


  • I love the mini computers. thanks.
    .-= mom2kmjx2´s last blog ..Pictures’ =-.

  • Tia

    I could definitely use that to simplify my life!!!
    Its hard to get work done sittin on the computer while chasing a kid around ?
    .-= Tia´s last blog ..Its a week of Giveaways for BonBon Rose’s Birthday!!! =-.

  • I would love to win this. I’ve been wanting to try out Windows 7.0

  • I would like to have a pretty, small computer like this to be able to take anywhere for everyday tasks

  • It would make my life easier by having something to take with me on the go. I can write my blog posts when I am waiting for my daughter to get out of school, or stuck in traffic (while husband is driving of course).

    GigglesandLollipops at gmail dot com
    .-= Michelle´s last blog ..How I Know I Am Not A Professional "Mommy Blogger" =-.

  • nicole

    i would love to simplify my life by taking the net with me wherever i go!

    would love to win!

  • Sasha

    I would love to win this also!!!!

  • roma

    Theses look so fantastic! I’ve always wanted to try one and play around. Such a nifty idea 🙂 Thanks and good luck to you too on winning :)!

  • Grandma

    If I won it, there might be hope for me yet! You know how unorganized I am. Oh, well, I hope at least you win it! Kathy

  • Sharon Whitaker

    A mini HP would make my life so much easier! My work computer weighs a TON! Good luck, let’s win!

  • shelley

    This freakin rocks….I soooo want this

  • How cool! I’d take my HP Mini with me everywhere: running errands, on the train – and ould use it all around the house – at my desk, on my lap while watching TV, in the kitchen to look up recipes . . .
    .-= c2cmom´s last blog ..Let Your Kids Play With Your Computer Worry-Free With Kidos FREE Beta =-.

  • Love your writing style. 🙂 Good luck. I would love to win one so I could digiscrap from where ever I am.
    .-= Candy´s last blog ..Snow Blush Collab =-.

  • Dee

    Wow, what a nice giveaway! Organization is a plus. I love the convenience of the mini, small and portable. I agree that there are so many new applications that can be done on Google, like calendars and notebook making the mini a very useful addition to any household. Would be wonderful to win this. Wishing us all luck.

    PS: I am printing recipes all the time, it would be nice to just have this in the kitchen. Save on ink too, 🙂

  • This looks great! Would love one of these.
    .-= Tina´s last blog ..Thermo-Pad {Review & Giveaway} =-.

  • The Tord HP Mini would really make my life simpler by being able to move freely around my home and still be connected to the internet to complete the daily task… emailing, blogging, search for information, etc. It would also be great to take to my many doctor appointments where there are times I have to sit and wait to see my doctor for an hour or more…. I could stay busy and pass the time more quickly by playing games, responding to email, etc. Good luck to you and I!!!!

    prpldy (at) comcast dot net
    .-= BrendaLea´s last blog ..You gotta’ watch this!!! =-.

  • Anne G

    This would make my life a lot simpler, I could work even when I am waiting for my kids to finish piano or dance lessons.

  • In life, we are always taught that bigger is better. Well, that does not hold true for all aspects of my life. I am a mother. With this comes tons of responsibility. With all the chaos in the morning (getting son ready for school, me work), I’m lucky if I leave the house with a matching pair of shoes. I like order, planning, and to be on-top-of-it type of gadgets. If I win the HP 110 mini notebook, I may be able to gain some time – one that was lost in all the madness we call life – because I will be organized again. I can check my mail,respond, make appointments, create schedules, and socialize again. Besides, who wants to tote a laptop around the size and weight of a newborn baby? Heck, I mine as well get a sling for it (just kidding). The HP 110 mini notebook proves that big things can come in small packages

  • I was looking at the HP mini Tord and Windows 7 and love all the features of both. The laptop is beautiful and Windows 7 features would really simplify my life. I love that it has a large HD and it has quick access features to find the files I need. And there is fast web surfing.

    Good luck!


  • Bonnie M.

    Amazing giveaway! I’m keeping my fingers crossed for this one. I’d love to win this pretty little laptop. Would be so much more convenient.

  • Bonnie P

    WE ALL want to use the computer at the same time. Another computer would be great and a laptop could go with us when we travel

  • I would love to win this mini. It would definitley help organize and simplify my life.

  • good luck to both of us
    .-= damaris´s last blog ..Enzo comes to me and says "Look what I made" =-.

  • I was so wishing I had one of these babies during our vacation and loooong road trip. Good luck!
    .-= Milcah´s last blog ..Cozi is Giving Someone Groceries for a Year!! =-.

  • I’d love to win one of these to simplify my life. Best of luck to us both!

  • Karin Vercella

    This mini is so cute! It would be so much easier to lug around than my current heavy laptop. Did I mention it was cute????

  • I need this mini i’m a multitaskin momma who needs to take this little mini with her to save her life lol no really I have mommy brain! forget everything all the time i live by my calendar too

  • Kari~RDG

    Oh I could SOOOO use this. Especially w/the hubs going to Michigan for a few months.

  • an HP Mini 110 would simplify my life in ways that I can not even spell, lol

    good luck to you and me 😉

  • Good luck everybody!

  • Vanessa

    Good Luck!

  • Man my life could use some simplifying! I would love to be able to write my blog posts on the go or during lunch breaks. Now if the HP Mini 110 could help me get my daughter to sleep through the night, I would be in LOVE (even more!)

  • Great giveaway. With two under two simplifying would be a godsend! Good luck.

  • I feel ya – I think even your gerbils will benefit if you win! Best of luck :))

  • I would love to win this! It would simplify my life being a mom of 2 under 2 with lots of dreams and goals. Good luck!

  • tina reynolds

    i would love a hp mini the size is great good luck to you

  • RSams

    I would love a new HP mini!

    Good Luck!

  • Grandma

    Having just broken my left arm (radius? bone), this is what I need. Something small, lightweight, and pretty nice looking, too! What more can I say. ksmoons