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And It’s Over…BlogHer12 Recaps:Part 1

Ok. WOW.

That’s the sum of how I felt about BlogHer12 weekend.


And man am I tired.

Not only did I get to meet a ton of bloggers who I follow online, but I realized that MOST of them are EXACTLY the same as I thought they were! Which was a relief.

I also learned a TON.  So I can guarantee you will see some changes around My Life.

But, I’ve got to give you a recap! But it’s a lot of info, so you are going to be hearing about this all week! So if you don’t want to hear about Blogher……..

But I’m sure you do so  here goes



After waking up impossibly early, I kissed my sleeping Pookah and drove off at 5am on my way back to Atlanta to catch my plane to New York.


I dropped my car off, took a quick shower, changed clothes and caught a cab to the airport.


And finally…..


Side note here, New York Cabbies drive CRAZY! I thought I would be loosing my life a couple of times. And on another note, why does anyone is New York drive???? The traffic is awful and you have a subway system that goes everywhere….

But I digress…

Hotel lobby

Checking in the hotel was great. I did it and then just unpacked and registered.




Mimi( Lipgloss and Binky) and Tasheena(Our Delightful Home)  shared a cab to my first party of the conference!

The awesomely fashionable Trina from The Baby Shopaholic hosted a Lipstick & High Heels party with EDEN Bodyworks.  Not only did I have THIS


But I met FINALLY met Candice @NYstateofMom,Nellie( @BklynActivemom) who made the awesomely good/dangerous red velvet cupcakes, Quiana @Harlemlovebirds and Dani from Ok Dani. ( and apparently I suck because I didn’t get photos with everyone!)


Afterwards, it was back to the hotel to enjoy The People’s Party and Queerosphere. The little red drink tickets that they handed out to everyone was a GREAT idea…for some….who can hold their liquor…..

The People’s Party……Hmmm…..maybe because we got there late??

And Queerosphere…..well….the food was good. And the company! And I kind of liked the ambiance.


And I got to meet Nadia(@Justicejonsie) from NicheMommy Network, Tamara(@BlitzandGlam), and Rhonda( @loomslidslayers).

It was sort of a glamorous swing era type party. With a singer, who oddly enough, couldn’t really sing..( in my humble humble opinion).

But we had drinks, fun, and more fun before we all stumbled off to bed to get ready for the next day.

Ok, that’s all for today.

I’m typed out! LOL

Note: these photos were all taken with my iphone because lugging my big girl camera out was just too much for me.

Stay tuned for the recap of the the first official day of the conference tomorrow!

Another sidenote: if I mixed up where I met you at, forgive me, I’m still in a fog over here…….

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    August 6, 2012 at 12:10 pm

    Oh, yay! It sounds like you had a blast!! Keep the pictures and stories coming! I want to vicariously live through you! lol.
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    August 6, 2012 at 12:10 pm

    Sounds like it was a blast! Yea, NYC cabbies are crazy. They will make you feel like you’ll lose your life. Driving (for me at least) is reserved to either the outer boroughs, or when I know I’m going to be past the crazy midtown traffic. Can’t wait to read more.
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    Dani @
    August 6, 2012 at 2:16 pm

    Hey! Our cabbies are EFFICIENT!! You’re still alive right?! Sheesh. Can’t satisfy some people.
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      August 6, 2012 at 3:09 pm

      Girl!! I was praying the whole time!!! LOL

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    August 6, 2012 at 3:21 pm

    Yay sounds like fun I am glad you had a great weekend can’t wait to hear more.
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    August 6, 2012 at 5:36 pm

    I am SO jealous right now! I went to BlogHer last year but just couldn’t swing it this year so far from home. Since I couldn’t be there for all the inspiration, I’ll just depend on you to blog about it. (No pressure 🙂
    Anyway, thanks for the pics and updates. It’s fun to read along.

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    August 6, 2012 at 6:04 pm

    Everyone looks like they’re having a blast in the photos! From all of the tweets I could tell you guys were learning tons of blogging information and having a bit of fun on the side. Can’t wait to read more.

    Hugs and Mocha,
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    August 6, 2012 at 7:53 pm

    Glad you got to have fun and share with us, can’t wait to hear the stories!
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    Rachel Cotterill
    August 7, 2012 at 2:02 am

    I love meeting other bloggers, I haven’t had a bad experience yet. One day I’ll get to one of the big conferences.

    Visiting from SITS – I think we commented at the same time 🙂
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    August 7, 2012 at 5:35 am

    Sounds like fun!!!!

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    Blond Duck
    August 7, 2012 at 6:39 am

    You’re so brave! I’d be scared to go to NY alone!
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    August 7, 2012 at 8:03 am

    Can’t wait to read more of your official re-cap, because now I am ready for the rest! 🙂 Great job! I like the details you shared and enjoyed the pictures, too! Came over via SITS.
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    Candace (NYStateofMom)
    August 15, 2012 at 7:50 pm

    So glad I got to meet you guys IRL! Glad you guys had such a good time. and HEY our cabbies understand that everyone is 10 minutes late for everything just hold on and ride 🙂
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      August 16, 2012 at 10:06 am

      That’s what I did! I was like good LORD!

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