December 1, 2016

 #ReinventGiving with @hp via Simply Grove

I had the chance to review the new HP Spectre laptop, and I have to say that I am so impressed! It’s form and function is on point. But this post isn’t about how I received it for myself. It’s about giving it away to someone very special to me.

My mom, who was a single mom for some time during my childhood, was and is selfless, hardworking and consistent in her love for my brothers and I. She got her teaching degree when I was in JH, while still working to provide for us. She taught me that no matter my age or circumstance, if I worked hard enough, I could achieve anything.

When my mom decided to go back to school, she knew right away that she wanted to be a teacher. She has taught now for many years, and her students have always been very lucky to have her. The Spectre x360 is a perfect fit for her lifestyle. The long battery is an added bonus for when she is at school for long hours of the day, and the touch screen makes it so easy for her to navigate around the screen. It’s the little things that can add up and make life easier.

 #ReinventGiving with @hp via Simply Grove


My mom has been using an older computer that is both chunky and slow. It wasn’t helping her lifestyle in anyway. The Spectre x360 will add value to her life in a meaningful way. It will also allow her to get work done in half of the time that it was taking her before.

#ReinventGiving with @hp via Simply Grove

The best thing about giving the Spectre x360 to my mom is that it’s a gift that she will use almost every day. For me, this holiday season is all about gift giving with a purpose. I want to bless my friends and family with items that they will use time after time. The Spectre X360 is one of those gifts that will not go unused.

#ReinventGiving with @hp via Simply Grove

#ReinventGiving with @hp via Simply Grove

#ReinventGiving with @hp via Simply Grove

#ReinventGiving with @hp via Simply Grove

Watching her open this gift was so fun. She isn’t the type to go out and buy herself a new computer. She would rather spend the money on her grandkids or kids. HP is all about reinventing giving. For me that involves doing something that makes a mark in someone else’s life. If that means that my mom can create a better life for herself by simply having a Spectre x360, than I am all about that!

#ReinventGiving with @hp via Simply Grove

For a super inspiring gift giving story, you must check this video out.

Now you have the chance to win a Spectre x360 to share with someone on your holiday list! All you have to do to enter is comment  #ReinventGivingSweepstakes on today’s Instagram post.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  Open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. (D.C.) 18+.  Ends 12/14/16.  For Official Rules, including odds and prizes, visit Void where prohibited.   

This post was sponsored by HP but all options are my own.

Photography: Hailey Wilson

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Commented on Thursday, December 1, 2016

What an awesome giveaway! My parents are the exact same way, selfless, devoted to their kids… They never buy anything for themselves and currently don’t even own a properly functioning computer! I would so love for them to have this, it would be put to very good use. Fingers crossed!

Adriana Snell
Commented on Thursday, December 1, 2016

I could really use this. Thank You for the opportunity!

Harold Riddle
Commented on Thursday, December 1, 2016

Such an awesome giveaway. Always loved hp!!!

Alicia Phillips
Commented on Thursday, December 1, 2016

I’d love to win…I’ve just graduated highschool…this would be amazing for college…and my mom would be able to use for her college as well..

Commented on Thursday, December 1, 2016

I love it i need it bad for my mom #reinventgivingsweepstakes

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