Thirty One Organizing Utility Tote Giveaway

I can hardly believe it’s been a year since I started Organizing Homelife.  August 2, was my 1 Year Blogiversary, and I thought it would be fun to celebrate with a fun giveaway!

BONUS UPDATE!!!! Everyone who places an order through Organizing Homelife will be entered in a drawing to win a second Organizing Utility Tote!!!

I’m sure you’ve heard of Thirty One bags and gifts, haven’t you?  Thirty One’s super stylish, functional bags and accessories are designed to make your life a little easier!

And, I’m happy to announce that you have a chance to win an Organizing Utility Tote from Thirty One!  Gotta love anniversaries when they come with an awesome gift!

Jessica, my fabulous Thirty One consultant, sent me an Organizing Utility Tote in the Parisian Pop pattern.  Isn’t it perfect?  To say I love it is an understatement!

It has seven pockets on the outside and a large interior space giving you so many possibilities for organizing!

In a few weeks, when school starts, we begin the crazy schedules of gymnastics and ballet lessons, kids clubs, and committee meetings.  It can be so crazy keeping everything straight.  Every week, twice a week, I sit at the ballet studio for a of couple hours at a time.  I usually have my hands full with books, papers, and other things I’m working on.

The Organizing Utility Tote to the rescue!  It can carry all sorts of things.  I picked up a letter file bin at Office Max and put it in the tote.  It fits inside perfectly.  If I want, I can easily take it out and use the tote as a bag.

I’m using it when I need to work on paperwork and send thank you notes…

I can also take along school work that needs grading, schedules I need to work on, and some of my many binders to organize meetings, etc.

It makes it so easy to take my work along with me while I’m running the kids to lessons and activities!

There are a zillion things you could use it to organize, but here are just a few suggestions:

  • Library books
  • Magazines
  • Binders
  • Sports gear
  • Recipe books and menu planner
  • Thank you notes, envelopes, stamps and address book
  • School work
  • …and SO much more!

There are so many awesome products!  I chose a few of my favorites to show you.  I LOVE the Fold and Go Organizer with Notepad.  And I love that the Cinch Sac is only $20!  It’s perfect for kids’ sports gear.

And look how many patterns it comes in…

These are just a few of my favorite Thirty One products.  You should definitely check out the Thirty One Catalog here.  Jessica is so sweet to offer Organizing Homelife readers a $5 gift certificate toward a future purchase when you buy any product through my site!  Just mention Organizing Homelife with your order.

BONUS UPDATE!!!! Everyone who places an order through Organizing Homelife will be entered in a drawing for a second Organizing Utility Tote!!!

There’s another bonus! For the month of August,  anything in the Spirit Collection is 50% off for every $31 you spend.  Once your order totals $31 or more, type in the item’s code and put an “S” at the end to get the discount.  If you spend $62 you can purchase two specials.

And now for the giveaway!!!

One winner will be chosen using Rafflecopter to win an Organizing Utility Tote from Thirty One.  The winner will be able to choose their favorite pattern.  Woo Hoo!

I’m using Rafflecopter to make this super simple for you.  You can enter the giveaway using your name and e-mail, or just log in with your Facebook user name.

Don’t worry about spam – your e-mail address is kept confidential by me and is used to contact you in the event that you are the winner.

The Fine Print

  • Giveaway is open to U.S. residents only.
  • Giveaway begins Friday, August 3, 2012 and ends at 10:00 p.m. eastern time, Sunday, August 12, 2012.
  • Winner will be e-mailed and announced here on Monday, August 13, 2012.
  • Winner has 7 days to respond to e-mail.

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160 Responses to “Thirty One Organizing Utility Tote Giveaway”

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  1. I absolutely love the orange utility bag! I am a new follower !

  2. Lisa Hanley says:

    Thank for offering this giveaway. Love it

  3. Lily says:

    I absolutely love the Organizing Utility Tote!

  4. Crystal says:

    How exciting for you !!! Congrats !! Have fun with the giveaway !!

  5. Annell Wayman says:

    There are so many useful Thirty-One products that it is hard to choose a favorite. I suppose the organizer tote might be my favorite. I would love to win one!

  6. Gigi says:

    I love Thirty-One! Thanks for the chance to win.

  7. Kelli says:

    Love it. Love the circle/sp pattern!

  8. Amanda says:

    I love MANY of the bags. The cindy tote may be my favorite.

  9. andrea says:

    I love thirty one! I’ve been wanting to get a utility tote for quite a while. I have their thermal lunch bag and love it!

  10. Sarah VM says:

    My favorite product is the thermal tote.

  11. Starlett says:

    I’m glad you sent me to the Thirty One site. There are several items that would work for little things I’m trying to organize. I especially love the Organizing Utility Tote!!!

  12. Lisa Page says:

    I have to say, I am feeling very motivated by your website. You have the best ideas.

  13. Heather says:

    Loooove your site! Thanks for the giveaway! Oh how I’d love a thirty-one bag!

  14. I actually like the organizing utility tote!

  15. Paula says:

    Making Memories Cooler – this would be great for going to the pool!

  16. Sara says:

    I LOVE the Organizing Utility Tote!!! I have been using mine for over a year now as a diaper bag, and it’s wonderful!!!! Would love another one

  17. Melissa W. says:

    I love the thermal tote because not only can I use it with my own family but when I have a class field trip and we take our pack lunches!

  18. Ashlee says:

    There is just too many to choose a favorite, I love them all! I hope I win!!

  19. Alison says:

    Happy birthday! I love following your blog and I love 31 bags!

  20. Patti says:

    What a wonderful giveaway!! Love your site!

  21. Sallie says:

    I really love the organizing utility tote that you’re featuring – how amazing that you can include a file box! I’m also loving that oversized storage organizer for clothes. Our new closet is horrendous and that would be a great addition!

  22. Michelle C says:

    I love the Cindy Tote- Could be used for a Baby Bag or Travel Bag or Everyday, I also really love the Organizing Utility Tote!

  23. JMD says:

    Oh I have been wanting one of these for a long time!! I would have to say that the organizing tote is my favorite product, but it sure is hard to choose!

  24. Lorna England says:

    I REALLY want to get a Fitted Skirt Purse!
    Thanks for this giveaway!

  25. Uzma says:

    I recently learned about this company. Would love to get one. Happy blogiversary to u! Love reading your blog.

  26. Sherry says:

    I love the organizing totes. I so need one of those.

  27. Kim says:

    I like the thermal tote and the organizing utility tote. Thanks for the giveaway.

  28. Melissa says:

    Totes are amazing things when packing for vacations!!!!

  29. Candy Shepherd says:

    I just had a Thirty-one party last Sunday. I love everything! If I have to pick a fave I guess it would be organizing shoulder bag!

  30. Kelly B. says:

    I love Thirty-One products – and from Jessica’s catalog, I would love to get the Large Utility Tote!

  31. Christa Gardner says:

    I LOVE Thirty One!!! What a great giveaway!! Thank you! :-)

    I honestly cannot pick ONE favorite product – I own several of them! The XXL Utility Tote would be a HUGE help in our house. The Mini Utility Bins are awesome. I love the Retro Metro line too!! :-D AAH! Can’t.pick.just.ONE!!!

  32. Amy says:

    I love the organizing tote!!!!

  33. Amber says:

    Love the about town blanket.

  34. Bailey says:

    One of my favorite thirty one products is my weekender tote. It is great for short trips and holds all of my things. It’s like a mini suitcase!

  35. Kimberly says:

    The Totes and the Wall Organizer are my favorites.

  36. Jessica says:

    I would love one of these for our homeschool materials! The patterns are great :)

  37. KimH says:

    What an awesome tote… I never knew I needed one of these, but I do now. :)

  38. Jess McCarthy says:

    I really like the Large Utility Tote- it looks like it could hold so much!

  39. Monica says:

    I love the organizing totes. I use it as my work bag.

  40. I have been eyeing the large utility tote for a long time. I work as a speech language pathologist who travels to different schools, so this tote seems very appropriate for me to lug around all the kids’ folders and my therapy materials.

  41. Tammy says:

    Love the XXL utility bag and many others!!! It would be very hard to choose!
    Thanks so much!

  42. I’ve never heard of these bags before – but they are AMAZING! Would love to win one!

  43. DeDe says:

    I love the Organizing Tote—would enjoy having one!

  44. Elena V says:

    Thank you for this give away!!!!

  45. Norma Underwood says:

    I love this organizing tote & you have given some fabulous ideas. Your blog is wonderful! I have found so many good tips that have made my life easier. Keep up the good work. God Bless!

  46. Brittany says:

    This is awesome, and thanks for all the great ideas!

  47. christina says:

    To many that I really like but I guess I would have to say that the organizing tote is my favorite. Thanks for the chance.

  48. Devin Butler says:

    Love the thermal tote bag! Use it to take lunch to work.

  49. Sheri W says:

    What an awesome giveaway. I just sent one of these to my daughter who will start her teaching career this month. Thanks.

  50. Barb Standridge says:

    The organizing tote has to be the most versatile product ever made!

  51. Dolly says:

    I would love the Utility Organizer! I’ve had my eye on one for a while :)

  52. Jada Baker says:

    I love the Organizing Utility Tote! I have 3 of them. I use one as my Sunday School bag, one for my church meeting bag with hanging folders, and I keep one to use as needed.

  53. Heather Bettis says:

    Awesome tote! Love it!

  54. Celeste G. says:

    I love 31 bags. They are an awesome company.

  55. Christina says:

    What an awesome give away! A great product to get organized! I hope I win one. :) Thanks!!

  56. Sandra says:

    I love my large utility tote, I use it for everything: scrapbooking, soccer games and family vacations. I only found your blog last week and I enjoy your tips and ideas. Thanks for the chance to win the organizing utility tote.

  57. Melissa says:

    This is an amazing product. I love the idea that you can fit a file folder frame in it. Perfect idea!

  58. Betsy says:

    These bags are super cute along with all of the other products Thirty-One has! Would be totally awesome to win! Thanks for the opportunity! :)

  59. Angela Burklen says:

    I totally love all of the accessories… lol i am a girly girly and Utility totes are also adorable…. these page were my favorite though…….. you have been such a help been following for a few weeks now and totally love it <3 TY

  60. Candie says:

    There are so many great products that the Organizing Utility Tote and the Fold and Go Organizer are my faves. :)

  61. Nicole says:

    I like the All in One Organizer in Black Parisian Pop.

  62. Kathy S says:

    I like the XXL tote.

  63. Ashley C says:

    I love the tall utility bins!


  64. Pam says:

    Love love love this tote. I have the smaller one also in Parisian Pop. It would be awesome to have the larger one.

  65. SalBug says:

    I love everything, but especially the thermal tote.

  66. Janet says:

    I absolutely love the organizer tote! It would be hard to choose which pattern I like best, they are all so lovely.

  67. Stacey says:

    I love the organizing tote but the thermal tote and purses look great too!

  68. Heidi Colledge says:

    I’d never heard of “Thirty-One” before. THANKS for introducing me! I especially love the little drawstring backpacks. My kids love them. They usually have one for every activity (sports, dance, piano,etc.)

  69. Sabrina says:

    I LOVE 31 gifts!! My house is over run with the products. I love the organizer tote (even have one) but my favorite is the smaller organizer which I use to carry the files I keep for our Girl Scout troop.

  70. Hayden Davis says:

    I love 31 gifts! I own the big utility tote and use it all the time! I would love to win this one for carrying library books and my groceries in the trunk for when we go out of town. My favorite item is the Retro Metro Tote-I love that denim look! So cute!

  71. There are so many adorable things to choose from but I LOVE the all in one organizer……..awesome!!!

  72. Sally says:

    I LOVE 31 gifts and would LOVE to win this!!

  73. Sassy says:

    Love 31! Hard choice… suppose I would pick the organizer tote as my fav…

  74. Margaret Albert says:

    I love the organizing utility tote! I need another one (or two) because they are so useful!

  75. Rachel says:

    Love the blue bag.. very cute!! Love your site as well!! :) Thanks for the giveaway, congrats on the 1st yr anniversary!

  76. Tamara says:

    I so need to get more organized ~ love this idea! : )

  77. Nancy Clark says:

    I love the Expand a Tote Day Extender/ Congratulations on your 1st anniversary!!!

  78. Kristy says:

    I love the organizing utility tote on page 11. I could probably use dozens of these to help organize my life!

  79. Aimee says:

    I have been wanting one of these for our homeschool for months! These are fantastic bags…and the organizing tote is my favorite!!

  80. dana says:

    LOVE thirty-one! THanks for the great giveaway!

  81. Stephanie says:

    31 bags are awesome! So many uses!

  82. Lynne says:

    I am a 31 consultant and love the organizing utility tote! You can never have enough! Just came across your site- thanks for all the great tips!

  83. Angela says:

    I love the vehicle organizing tips and help. That is one of the places that I need help along with all the school stuff that I have with homeschooling my children.

  84. Jana Graves says:

    Really looking forward to all of the great holiday ideas! We get so busy that we forget or miss some of the most practical things :) Jana

  85. Heather says:

    I love, love, love Thirty One bags! You are sweet to give away one of the best bags they have :)

  86. Heather says:

    Oh how I would love the tote!! Thanks for the giveaway! Love your blog!!

  87. Marty Larson says:

    Oooh i am in so much trouble having been directed to Thirty one gifts.
    I am about to go on a crazy shopping spree. i have a friend who will love this also, so forwarding the link to her.
    My favorite item, i think, is the hang-up home organizer.

  88. Heather says:

    I think my first choice would be the utility tote! My sisters have them and love it!

  89. Jeanette C says:

    I really like the lg baskets and liners.

  90. FAV is the large utility tote! That’s why I’m here ;O))

  91. Amy Whisenhunt says:

    Love the spirit and cooler trends! Hope you are enjoying your nephew and niece this week! Amy:)

  92. Melissa W says:

    So hard to decide! Would love to win!

  93. Julie says:

    I have and love the utility tote and the insulated lunch tote!

  94. Ferrol says:

    I really like the fleece blanket for sporting events, and the large bag with the zipper! I cannot remember their official names and there are so many other things I love, I have a hard time narrowing it down.

  95. Amy T says:

    Thanks for the fun giveaway!! Love Thirty-One

  96. Kristen says:

    I love the expand-a-tote day extender bag! That would be a perfect now that I don’t really need a diaper bag but still need to be able to carry some stuff for my daughter. Thank you for this giveaway!

  97. Vicke says:

    I love the organizing tote, I own two of them already, one for school and one for the pool.

  98. Michelle says:

    I have and love the picnic thermal tote. I want to try the cinch thermal.

  99. Naomi Moon says:

    I like the organizing utility tote. It looks like it will hold everything and in an organized way. Love it.

  100. Stacy says:

    I absolutely want this! I could use it for couponing and for girl scouts!!!

  101. Kim Grisham says:

    I feel so much better (relaxed) when my life is organized! Love the Thirty-One organizing utility tote give away. That is such a great thing for you to do. I also like the thermal cinch tote!

  102. Jeans Marie says:

    I love the organizing tote in the Parisian Pop! Would be perfect for transporting things to school and back!

  103. Ann Vukasovich says:

    I am a teacher and I could find about a hundred uses for the utility tote.

  104. Mia says:

    LOVE Thirty-One!! I have a bag obsession :) Love the Large Utility Tote… I have used it to carry my scrapbooking supplies, party supplies, to take stuff to my classroom, and more! Good quality and useful bags!!

  105. Brianne says:

    I love the retro metro bag!

  106. katie says:

    New to Thirty One products but they seem pretty awesome for organizing and super cute!

  107. Thanks for the chance to win these great organizing bags. I love the Parisian design.

  108. Sharon Brekke says:

    What a wonderful give away. Thanks for the chance to win :-)

  109. Stacey in TX says:

    I’m working on becoming more organized and reducing paper clutter in my home. This is a great idea and I hope to win one of these fabulous bags!!

  110. Kelly says:

    Love these bags!! Thanks for the fun giveaway!

  111. Jennifer says:

    I’m a first time mom, looking for a good diaper bag. I’ve got my eye on the mini-organizer…I wonder if it is big enough??

  112. Rosemarie Rive says:

    Never heard of them. Love the look

  113. Maria says:

    I am new to your blog I cannot believe how many wonderful ideas you have.
    I hoping to put organization and storage into play within the next 2 weeks.
    We are moving from a 2300 square foot house to the basement of my in-laws.
    organization and smart storage will be very important to me
    thank you

  114. Kimberly says:

    This is an awesome looking product. Thank you for the opportunity to win!

  115. Susan says:

    I love the All-in-One Organizer. I use it as my “errand bag.” I just drop whatever needs to be taken care of when I run errands into the pretty tote and am ready to go. I really enjoy reading your blog. I first found you with your “Label Your Leftovers with a Dry Erase Crayon.” You had me there with practical, useful and doable.

  116. Beth Y says:

    I love the retro metro weekender (fun to say too!)

  117. Michelle says:

    I love the organizing utility tote!

  118. april says:

    I love this organizer. What a great idea!

  119. Erica says:

    These products look fantastic! Thanks for the post! You have a fantastic blog!

  120. Banana says:

    Wow. I’m an organized person who feels very disorganized lately. I need to get back in my groove and this would be a great start!

  121. Terri says:

    I like the Making Memories Thermal!

  122. Sara says:

    Thanks for the opportunity!! Hope to win!!

  123. Amanda says:

    This is awesome! I’ve wanted one for so long to get myself organized in my classroom! This would be great for lugging those papers to grade back and forth from home to school!

  124. Stacey D. says:

    I love the large utility totes. They keep my baby stuff organized in the minivan. No more running out of diapers, losing toys (or shoes) and plenty of Kleenex for their constantly runny noses. I like any fabric with dots!

  125. Rebecca B says:

    This Organizing Utility Tote is awesome! Love the Awesome Blossom!

  126. Courtney S says:

    The large totes are great for teachers! Love ‘em!

  127. Jen Terry says:

    I love Thirty One Products! My favorite is the Organizing Utility Tote in Circle Spirals!!!

  128. Amy S says:

    I love the organizing utility tote, and I LOVE your idea of adding the filing system to the inside of the bag. Awesome ideas on your blog! Thank you for offering the giveaway!!

  129. rachael says:

    you are wonderful and full of energy! I love the organizer and the mini utility tote, great for everything!

  130. Heather says:

    Love thirty one…I use my utility tote for scrapbooking supplies. I could always use another one. :) Thanks for the give away!

  131. Cecily says:

    The organizing utility tote is my favorite! As a teacher, it is perfect to keep all my endless piles of paper in order along with everything else!

  132. Tania S. says:

    I love the Large Utility Totes.

  133. jill says:

    Love that hanging home organizer!! Would help organize my kitchen!

  134. Kari in Tx says:

    Congrats on your 1st Anniversary!! I love organization & would love to have the utility tote, as my family is always on the go. My job as an Assistant requires me to have everything organized with paperwork…..this would be PERFECT!! :)

  135. Bethany says:

    I LOVE the utility tote! I use one as a diaper bag for my DD!

  136. Desirae Holman says:

    The organizing shoulder bag is my favorite.

  137. Marilyn Fannin says:

    I like the basket liners that label the contents of the baskets. :)

  138. Sherri Basco says:

    Organizing shoulder bag & the 5th Ave. purse are my favorite.
    Loved everthing.

  139. Shanna Smith says:

    I would love another organizing utility tote. We have one that we use to take to the library to check out books! I LOVE all Thirty-One products!!

  140. Christin H says:

    Wow.. Just… wow! I think I may have found my new addiction! I just LOVE *EVERY SINGLE BAG*!!!!!

  141. Stephanie O says:

    I like the soft wallet. Shuttermom77 at gmail dot com

  142. Angela Bryant says:

    I love the large utility tote. I’ve gotten several things from thirty-one and love them all!

  143. Shannon Roughgarden says:

    I love the 31 company! Thank you for the giveaway!

  144. Celeste says:

    I love the Retro Metro tote!

  145. Kelly says:

    I love all the thirty-one bags, but really like the Retro Metro bag, and the utility tote!

  146. Vanessa says:

    I have always wanted one of the organizing utility totes! Thank you for hosting this giveaway!

  147. Sarah Stepec says:

    I love the Retro Metro Weekender!

  148. Katie says:

    I think this would be great to hold all the books and papers I’m trying to read. Tables at my house always get crowded with someone else’s stuff!

  149. Rose Murhy says:

    And all 31 products

  150. Mindy says:

    I visited Jessica’s Thirty One site and I’m in love with the 5th Avenue purse!

  151. Kay Crowder says:

    I love that the new catalog has the Fold n Go Tote that fits perfectly in here! I can’t wait!

  152. Lora Turner says:

    Love these am thinking about selling thirty one I want this pick me

  153. Susan Wise says:

    Love your site! I have a thirtyone lunch box that I absolutely love! Looking forward to seeing more of their products!

  154. helen says:

    i love the minty chip pattern >>> i could so go broke ordering that stuff lol

  155. JulieBee in Iowa says:

    I love a lot of the thirtyone products. The scrapbooking room really appeals to me. I especially like the large utility tote and would want it in so many colors it would be hard to choose – aqua, the black paisley, no, the mint chip? Then I’d go for everything else in the room; including the furniture. So I would be thrilled to win the tote! :)

  156. Julie N. says:

    My mom just bought the wall organizer and can’t say enough good things about it! She has been RAVING for days about this piece. I also just bought the fold-n-go and it holds my Kindle perfectly!!! I am LOVING 31 products!

  157. Brandi says:

    I LOVE the large utility tote and love the black and white pattern pictured in this blog post. A teacher’s essential for sure!

  158. Debi Adams says:

    I love Thirty-One bags! I’ve got one of the small
    utility totes in my car for trash. Just love it! I also
    use the thermal tote as a knitting bag; and one
    for carrying my basic scrapbooking tools to
    classes and crops!

  159. Monika says:

    I really like the small zipper pouches as I could put few of them in my purse and keep small items finally in one place. I also really like the bag to hold file organizers. How convenient!!!

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