Tuesday, June 28, 2011

51 IHeart: AboutOne & a Giveaway!!

Being organized isn't always about pretty bins, although, that's a definite perk!  In fact, I have stressed right here on this blog many many times, that organizing is about simplifying and streamlining your life and home.  

Today's product/giveaway does JUST that in an incredible way.  In fact, we have talked about going paperless in the past as one of the best ways to reduce paper piles and clutter, now's your chance to hop on that bandwagon!

AboutOne.com is a secure online service that makes it easier for moms to manage family life by providing one convenient location to quickly and easily store and manage family memories {text, photos and videos} and household information {health, possession, and education records, contacts and more}. It provides the ability to access this data no matter where you are, at home or away, with a computer, cell phone, or other device with internet access!

AboutOne is much more than a digital filing cabinet you can carry in your pocket. It also makes your information useful on a daily basis with time saving features like automatically created family newsletters {including text, video, and artwork} and caregiver instructions, paper greeting cards that mail themselves, and more!

AboutOne is fast, fun, and easy to use, with time-saving features like APIs and wizards, and the ability to quickly enter information with your phone, a scanner, or computer. There’s no need to enter history. You just open your account and, in seconds, enter info as life happens – document your baby’s first steps, scan a household receipt, record an idea in your gift log. Plus, AboutOne serves as your organizational GPS, guiding you along the path to organization with advice and suggestions. With AboutOne, you’ll also have the information you need, right at your fingertips, to make informed decisions and respond quickly to a medical or other emergency!
Life is busy when you’re a Mom!

Between doctor appointments, medical forms, school records, and adorable homemade cards that are way too cute to toss, the task of storing important paperwork and preserving and sharing family memories is no easy feat. Throw in thousands of photos and stuff piles up fast!

AboutOne’s digital filing cabinet takes care of all that paperwork. Think of it as your new Mother’s Helper!

Make informed decisions with a complete picture of each family member’s health:

  • Keep track of your family's health records especially information on conditions, medications, doctors, immunizations, appointments, insurance, emergency contacts, and more
  • AboutOne automatically prepare health summaries for each family member for trips to the doctor, and caregiver information sheets to give the babysitter on date night!
  • Get alerts and reminders about upcoming appointments and prescription expirations

Preserve your family memories:

  • Snap a photo, shoot a video, or scan your child’s artwork and email it to AboutOne.
  • AboutOne automatically creates multimedia family newsletters and beautiful hard copy photo memory books from the digital scrapbook.

Create a central location for your important school records:

  • Document your family's education records, awards, grades, class schedules, organized by grade level and school.
  • Capture high school details including GPA, transcripts, standardized test scores, and volunteer hours, and they’re all neatly summarized for your college applications at the touch of a button.

The Address Book helps keep track of friends, family, household contractors, utility companies and other personal contacts:

  • Don't have time to buy a birthday card? Send paper cards and invitations that mail themselves right through our system!
  • Can't remember what you bought Grandmom last year for her birthday? No problem, we have a gift log for recording gift ideas, gifts given and received, plus birthday and anniversary reminders

Store home and vehicle details to preserve the value of your possessions:

  • Automatic maintenance reminders help keep your home in tip top shape
  • Appliance purchase/repair dates, model number, owner’s manual and warranty information
  • Record vehicle registration/maintenance and home improvement/maintenance, including what’s been done, by whom, and the cost.

You can snag all the the details on their website!  It seriously seems as though there is nothing this magical life assistant can't do.  And I totally LOVE LOVE LOVE that it's all digital.  Meaning: PAPER FREE!  And can be accessed from anywhere!  I can't even tally up how many "WINS" this program provides!!

I know that the AboutOne website is exciting enough, but just when you thought it couldn't get better, there is MORE!!  AboutOne is handing off a $100 American Express Gift Card plus a FREE Subscription to AboutOne.com, to one lucky reader!!!!  Everyone plug your ears, there is going to be a lot of exciting screaming going on!  Not only that, but FOUR other lucky readers will also receive a FREE Subscription to AboutOne.com as well!!
  • Please ensure I have your email or blog address so I have a way to contact you when you win!
  • Giveaway is open to U.S. and Canada residents only.
  • Giveaway is open from Tuesday, June 28th through 9:00 p.m. central time Monday, July 4th and the winner will be announced right here on Tuesday, July 5th!
 Who is ready to WIN!?!

  • Using THIS LINK, Sign up for a FREE AboutOne trial and leave a comment here, letting me know that you did.  It's that easy!
  • Only one entry per person.  The entry will enter you to win a $100 American Express Gift card plus 1 Year Free Subscription to AboutOne.com!
I am still not done sharing good news!  Anyone who is interested in signing up for a YEAR subscription, can enter the code iHeart at checkout to receive 20% off!  Gotta heart a little savings!!

Thanks everyone and good luck!  I am excited for you and your path to a fun and simplified lifestyle!

Psssst!  You can also stay up to date with AboutOne on their facebook page


  1. I just signed up! This is so cool, I've never heard of it before!

  2. Sara Smith (ssmith@bluevalley.net)June 28, 2011 at 2:27 PM

    I signed up! Thank you! :)

  3. I just signed up - never heard of this before sounds so cool and I hope I win! ;) (sarah_lynn_88 AT yahoo.com) :)

  4. I just signed up for the About One free trial!

  5. I just signed up! I think this is a fantastic site & I've been looking for something like this! tklugs (at) yahoo (dot) com

  6. I just signed up!
    cassie(dot)ostle (at) yahoo (dot) com

  7. I have signed up for an AboutOne trial through your links before. Thanks!

  8. Wow! I just signed up! I love it! I am going to recommend it to some friends. Also, can't believe it is only $30 a year (less with the discount)!! What a steal!

  9. This looks AMAZING!!! I just signed up for the free trial. =)

    jolynda8p at yahoo dot com

  10. OMG! OMG! OMG! PERFECT timing! I was trying to find something to keep my son's medical records in (we've had some issues). This is a beautiful combination of Pinterest and my FlyLady Control Journal!

    Oh, yeah, I signed up for my free trial! Thank you!


  11. I also signed up...what a great site!

  12. I signed up, but there was an error when I clicked thru the link. I hope you still get credit for it.


  13. I signed up for the free trial and had a hard pulling myself away from the site...love it! I hope I win a subscription!


  14. I signed up for the free trial!


  15. WOW!! I signed up and LOVE it! Thanks for the opportunity!


  16. Wow! I really need something like this! bzymomma81@gmail.com

  17. Thanks! Just signed up for the free trial and so far I love it. Can't wait to play with the newsletter feature (maybe it'll help with some of the scrapbooking guilt).

  18. What a great website! I just signed up for the free trial and can't wait to play with it.

  19. Seems like a great site, too bad everything is geared so heavily towards moms. Those without kids (and dads for that matter) have needs for these services as well. But not from a site that heavily excludes them.

  20. Thanks for sharing info about AboutOne...I signed up for the free trial!

  21. I just signed up for my free trial, looks like a great site and can't wait to get started!! Thanks for sharing and for a chance to win!

  22. This is amazing! Just signed up for the trial!

  23. signed up! i think this is going to ROCK!

  24. Wow! This is amazing! Signed up!!! How cool!

  25. Cool site, I never heard of it until today. I have signed up.

  26. This is awesome! I just signed up for the trial as well!

  27. Just signed up. sheilapigeon@gmail.com

  28. Wow! This sounds perfect for my family. It is just what we needed. Thanks!

    I also signed up for the trial.


  29. As one who is highly DISorganized the site looks like it could help. Thanks!
    shaina.save (at) gmail [dot] com

  30. Thank you, thank you!!! I just signed up under your link.

    michelle dot anchel @ gmail.com

  31. I just signed up for a free account! I can't wait to explore this! Thanks for sharing!

    live. laugh. love.
    Learning is a Journey

  32. Signed up for the trial. What an awesome idea!

  33. I signed up! Look forward to checking it out (and winning)!!



  34. signed up! can't wait to try it out!


  35. I signed up kancell24@gmail.com Hopoe I win!

  36. I signed up for the free trial @ rebekah.allthingzrelated at gmail dot com!

  37. Ooo, me, me, me! Great idea for a site!

  38. just sign up thanks for the info retaye@gmail.com

  39. fun giveaway!


  40. I am all signed up and ready to explore! Thank you :)


  41. Just signed up. I hope to win, but feel I already won by finding this amazing website!! Thanks so much!!

    eandkbangs (at) yahoo (dot) com

  42. Ohhh, this would be great to have! YAY!


  43. I'm officially in the club. The AboutOne club. I am in love with this brilliant cloud site!! Why didn't I think of it?? It's your Book Of Life --- only on-line!!

  44. Awesome Idea! Just signed up for the free trial. Thanks!


  45. I just signed up! Super excited! maria_aimen(at)yahoo(dot)com

  46. This looks incredible! I signed up for my free account!


  47. This looks really cool. I can't wait to get started!


  48. I signed up! I'm all for anything that helps eliminate paperwork ;).

  49. Who won??? Can you tell I'm excited!??? :)


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