Blogging Conferences

Chicago Fun!

January 8, 2016
Best Things to Eat, See, & Do in Chicago! Tips & Tricks for the perfect Girls Weekend Getaway.

Back in November I met up with three of my favorite foodie friends for a fun girl’s weekend in Chicago. This was the weekend of the big BlogHer Food conference, where once a year tons of food bloggers gather together to meet, network, and learn from one another. I’ve been attending for the past 5 […]

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Four Seasons Las Vegas Girls Weekend

September 15, 2015
Girls Weekend Getaway in VEGAS at the Four Seasons Hotel!

Hi friends! I’m interrupting the Australia posts super quick today to share my recent trip to Las Vegas with you. I’ll be back next week with more from Australia! Top Row: Lauren, Shawn, Shelly and ME.  Bottom Row: Kristan, Angie, Stephanie and Jenny. I am so grateful to have a great group of girlfriends from all […]

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BlogHer Food 2014 in Miami

August 11, 2014
The BEST Places to Eat in Miami!! #sobe #miami #florida #travel

Happy Monday! So excited to finally be sharing a little recap of my weekend in Miami for the BlogHer Food Conference this year. This was my 5th year to attend the annual conference. It’s always so much fun seeing all of my food blogging friends that I talk to and keep in touch with on […]

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Better Blog Retreat

October 17, 2013

Earlier this month I got to spend the most amazing four days tucked away in a cabin in the mountains of Park City, Utah with some of my favorite blogging girlfriends. I love going to blogging conferences, but my favorite part about them is after the conference — when we’re back in the room, in […]

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Weekend in Chicago, BlogHer 2013 — Part 2

August 2, 2013

Check out Part 1 of my Weekend in Chicago, BlogHer 2013 recap if you missed it! :) Welcome back!! :) So when I last left off, I was telling you how Friday night in Chicago was one of the highlights of the trip. We had dinner in the private upstairs kitchen of Little Goat Diner, […]

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Weekend in Chicago, BlogHer 2013

August 1, 2013

What a seriously fun-filled whirlwind this past weekend in Chicago was! I was there with some sweet foodie friends for the annual BlogHer conference. I was also speaking at the conference teaching a DSLR photography class! I’ve been going to the BlogHer conference every year since 2010 (In New York 2010, San Diego 2011, and […]

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BlogHer Food Conference, Austin, Texas — Part 2

June 12, 2013
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Welcome to Part 2 of the BlogHer Food 2013 recap from Austin, TX! :) Here’s Part 1 if you missed it. So after lunch with Michael Angelo’s on Saturday, Maria, Jenny, and I stopped by the conference and they were making freshly spun cherry-flavored cotton candy! Fun! I haven’t had cotton candy in years, lol! That […]

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Weekend in Austin

June 11, 2013
BlogHer Food 2013 Austin Texas

What a blast this past weekend in Austin was! The annual BlogHer Food blogging conference was in Austin, Texas, this year, and this weekend fabulous foodies from all over were in attendance. It’s in a different city every year, and when they announced Austin as the destination for 2013 I was so excited for the […]

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Weekend at Disney and the Food Blog Forum Conference

May 24, 2013

Left to right: Rachel, Gina, Megan, Meagan, Carla, Erin, Julie, Me, Jenny, Katrina, Tina and Sommer. Last weekend was such a wonderful whirlwind of friends, blogging, food, and fun at the Walt Disney World resort in Orlando Florida. I had not been to Disney since 5th grade, so it was so fun experiencing the magic all […]

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My Weekend at The Big Traveling Potluck Blogging Conference

May 7, 2013
Kevin & Amanda's Recap of The Big Traveling Potluck in Southern California

A few weekends ago I attended The Big Traveling Potluck blogging conference in southern California. I really, really love attending blogging events and try to make it to as many as I reasonably can. I love catching up with my sweet blogging friends — it’s like seeing everyone I feel like I talk to everyday […]

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June 13, 2012

Oh my goodness, June has been such a whirlwind of fun so far! My heart is so full. I just got back from a truly amazing weekend in Seattle, Washington at the BlogHer Food Conference. There were fabulous bloggers and sweet foodie friends everywhere. Talk about heaven. It was like having all of the incredible […]

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Blissdom 2012 and the Opryland Hotel, Nashville

March 7, 2012

What an incredibly awesome whirlwind Blissdom was! A few weekends ago I had the pleasure of attending the Blissdom blogging conference in Nashville, TN. If you’re a blogger, or think you might want to be a blogger, and ever get the opportunity to attend a blogging conference, I would totally try to go. I absolutely […]

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Weekend in San Diego

August 11, 2011

Last Friday I met up with my sweet blogging buddy Jenny for a weekend of sweets in southern California. We hit up bakeries from San Diego to Orange County, ate more cupcakes than I can count, and over the course of five days we somehow managed talk ourselves into two trips to the spa for […]

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BlogHer Food 2011, Atlanta

May 24, 2011

What a whirlwind of food and friends this past weekend has been! I just got back from an incredibly fun filled weekend in Atlanta, Georgia with some of the sweetest bloggers you’ll ever meet. This weekend was the BlogHer Food conference, and since Atlanta’s just a quick three hour drive over from Alabama, I knew […]

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Sweet San Francisco

October 12, 2010

Photo via Jenny What an absolute blast this past weekend has been! I just got back from a whirlwind trip to San Francisco for the BlogHer Food conference. I got to meet so many fun recipe bloggers – loved hanging out with these sweet girls all weekend! You guys remember Jenny, my LA & NYC […]

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Meeting The Pioneer Woman . . .

August 20, 2010

Saturday was an insanely crazy day in NYC! First I met Adam Gertler and won a new cell phone at the BlogHer expo. Next we had some deliciously decadent cookies from Levain Bakery. Then late Saturday afternoon I got a message on my phone saying I’d won a book from the expo. Jenny and I […]

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New York City, Day 3: Unilever Pampering & BlogHer Expo

August 16, 2010

On Saturday morning (and day 3 of our NYC trip) Jenny and I headed up to the penthouse of the Royalton for the next Unilever pampering event! They had flown in red-carpet stylists from LA and set up 2 salon chairs in the penthouse where they would style our hair and make sure we were […]

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New York City, Day 1: Rice Pudding, Bike Taxis, and Martha Stewart!

August 11, 2010

Left: Photo via Jenny After settling in at the Royalton, the first thing we wanted to do on our whirlwind, 4 day trip to NYC was eat!! :) We acted liked locals, hopped on the train, and headed down to SoHo. Thanks to the Google Maps app on my phone, we were able to navigate […]

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Checking in at the Royalton, New York!

August 10, 2010

Hey guys! I’m back! Last week Jenny and I were in New York City running around Manhattan, shopping in Time’s Square, and eating every cupcake we could get our hands on! Photos via Jenny The sweet girls at Unilever hosted us at the very beautiful Royalton Hotel for our stay. Photo via Jenny They had […]

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