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August 6, 2010

Whirlwinds abound!!!

This morning I went to Jenn and Jill’s talk on becoming a passionista. Really great content! Very inspiring too :)

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Before lunch, Tina, Sabrina and I went to a fabulous diva event at the Warwick Hotel called Getting Gorgeous

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It was quite the glamour event!

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Sabrina and I tried on some cool Miraclebody jeans – touted to slim you down

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They were hot! I came home with a pair!

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Gorgeous jewelry by Lia Sophia

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I love these!

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But I came home with a gorgeous gold necklace!!

Also some Hanes socks and a new SWASH thing by TIDE that gets rid of wrinkles on shirts and a curling iron by Remington that Larbs had bribed me to give to her :)

By the time we got back to the Hilton, we were all famished for lunch

Lucky us it was a gorgeous spread!

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A wonderful plate of vegetables!!!!

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Salad, roasted veggies, pasta salad primavera, Israeli couscous, grapes, a tiny pumpernickel sandwich, beet salad. It was awesome!!!

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The desserts are ALWAYS good! Sabrina and I brought back plates for the table and I had bites of probably half of these. Just enough for all the pleasures of dessert to put me on the verge of feeling a bit sick. But thankfully I stopped just in time!

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The best part of BlogHer is the Expo Hall!! I had so much fun talking to vendors and chatting up my blog. Lots of free samples to try!

My water bottle said hi to the Thermos booth!! Best water bottle ever!

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These ladies recognized me!! RDs from Edelman working the Jimmy Dean booth. They assured me I should not be too nervous about the RD exam :)

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I tried out the Tempurpedic Cloud. WOW. I was sold…

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Some nice entertainment

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A bite of Butterfinger with mom

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Got Milk?

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MAN I am TIRED! BlogHer is exhausting stuff!

We are glaming up for a really fun event with Kendall Jackson!

I convinced Larbs to curl my hair with my new Remington curling iron. I’ll be all ringlets soon :mrgreen: 

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Party time!

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1 Nancy @ The Wife of a Dairyman August 6, 2010 at 4:44 pm

Oooh, can’t wait to see the party pics! Love all the venders but am especially partial to the Got Milk booth ;)

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2 Gavi @ GaviGetsGoing! August 6, 2010 at 4:49 pm

Looks like SUCH a fun event! Thanks so much for sharing the experience with us faithful readers. Can’t wait to see your ringlet hair! :)

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3 Jessica @ The Process of Healing August 6, 2010 at 4:50 pm

How much fun!! SO jealous!

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4 Ella @ The Princess and the P August 6, 2010 at 4:53 pm

BlogHer looks like SO much fun, I am so jealous of you all! Can’t wait to see more fun!! Thanks for sharing :mrgreen:

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5 holly @ couchpotatoathlete August 6, 2010 at 4:55 pm

What a fun day! I hope there is a pic of you as a diva — I want to see!

Those little desserts look delicious!

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6 Evan Thomas August 6, 2010 at 5:01 pm

It’s so nice to see bloggers getting together. Can’t wait for HLS

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7 Laura August 6, 2010 at 5:03 pm

Glad you guys are having such a great experience! If it’s not too personal, are the items you got today part of the “swag” give-aways or do the vendors have items for purchase? It almost seems like the conference would pay for itself in a sense if you got all those items plus new insights from the breakout sessions!

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8 Kath August 6, 2010 at 7:02 pm

All the swag is free. Usually sample size.but sometimes really cool stuff!

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9 Freya @ Brit Chick Runs August 6, 2010 at 5:05 pm

That looks like SUCH a fun event – so much pampering and good food! I have major envy right now :P

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10 Trish @IamSucceeding August 6, 2010 at 5:07 pm

It just gets better and better!! =) Love those earrings too!

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11 Kim August 6, 2010 at 5:08 pm

The passionista session sounds interesting. Looking forward to reading about it all.

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12 Maggie (livingfoodjunkie) August 6, 2010 at 5:10 pm

Wow, looks like so much fun! And you get to enjoy it with your sister, mom and blog friends! How exciting :D Can’t wait to see you with ringlets!!

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13 kayla.eats.healthy August 6, 2010 at 5:11 pm

What a great opportunity! Such a fun place! Look at all the beautiful FOOD!

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14 Camille August 6, 2010 at 5:15 pm

What a fantastically fun day!

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15 Angela @ Eat Spin Run Repeat August 6, 2010 at 5:16 pm

Thanks so much for sharing – this looks incredible! Can’t wait to see more photos!

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16 erica August 6, 2010 at 5:18 pm

sounds like a great day! can’t wait to see pics of you w/curled hair!
i was just looking at those water bottles online!

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17 Lisa @ bakebikeblog August 6, 2010 at 5:18 pm

my oh my = whAT FUN!!!!

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18 Heather (Heather's Dish) August 6, 2010 at 5:19 pm

phew, what a day! i hope you show us all pictures of you with ringlets :)

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19 SAL August 6, 2010 at 5:25 pm

You mom looks so groovy (and comfortable)! You’re a lucky girl.

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20 Amanda @ Vegacious August 6, 2010 at 5:34 pm

So funnnnnnn!!!!!! :)

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21 Lea August 6, 2010 at 5:36 pm

I can’t wait to see the ringlets. I like to wear my hair wavy too (when I have time), but it’s think and long so it takes time for me.

You and your sister are cute. Me and my sisters do the same…we do each other’s hair and make-up too.

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22 lynn (The Actors Diet) August 6, 2010 at 5:47 pm

oh man i want a butterfinger!!!

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23 Michelle @ Give Me the Almond Butter August 6, 2010 at 5:47 pm

I can’t wait to see you hair in ringlets! I bet its going to look great :)

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24 Gabriela @ Une Vie Saine August 6, 2010 at 5:56 pm

I’m so jealous of all your BlogHer girls, it looks like such a fabulous time!! I’m excited to see you with curled hair- it’ll be perfect for tonight’s event :)

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25 Heather August 6, 2010 at 5:57 pm

We just bought the tempurpedic cloud a couple months ago and love it!
those jeans sound interesting!

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26 Brittany @ A Healthy Slice of Life August 6, 2010 at 6:03 pm

can’t wait to see your ringlets!

I am intrigued with these miracle body jeans… I’m going to look’em up :)

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27 Mary @ Bites and Bliss August 6, 2010 at 6:08 pm

Looks like a fun event! I love all the boas :P and those pants look like they’d be cute! (from the leg shot anyway)

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28 Sarena (The Non-Dairy Queen) August 6, 2010 at 6:12 pm

Looks like a blast! Glad you are having fun especially with your mom and sister!

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29 Kaitlin With Honey August 6, 2010 at 6:58 pm

Love the milk mustache!

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30 Caitlyn @ A Spoonful of Life August 6, 2010 at 7:21 pm

Ooooo….so much fun stuff!! It’s like Christmas in August!

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31 Hannah August 6, 2010 at 7:24 pm

You ladies don’t need help getting gorgeous or glamorous! You’re naturally beautiful, imho :)

Mmm, butterfingers. I should probably crave the healthier stuff, shouldn’t I? Ah well, no threat… we don’t get betterfingers in Australia!

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32 Marla August 6, 2010 at 7:52 pm

Wow!

Do you get the jeans and necklace free for mentioning them on blog? Awesome!

What other goodies were in the swag bags?

Can’t wait to hear!

Sounds like there are some fun freebies at the conference ;)

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33 Erica August 6, 2010 at 8:08 pm

How fun is this event? I’m totally jealous. Plus you get to hang out with Sabrina and Tina! I bet you three are having an absolute blast. Enjoy

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34 A Teenage Gourmet (Sami) August 6, 2010 at 8:17 pm

Spoiled! ;)

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35 Meagan August 6, 2010 at 8:18 pm

Salad-lunch looks amazing! And I can’t wait to see a picture of those curls!

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36 yourbestadvice August 6, 2010 at 8:50 pm

looks like a great weekend!

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37 Liz @ Tip Top Shape August 6, 2010 at 9:08 pm

Those earrings are super cute!! It look like all of you bloggers had a good time at the event!

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38 Kate, RD August 6, 2010 at 9:25 pm

So good to meet you today! I hope I’ll see your mom and sis tomorrow so I can say hi:-) Enjoy Chi-town next week…plenty of flat running there too. And, keep us posted…;-)

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39 Janna (Janna's Keeping it Real) August 6, 2010 at 10:38 pm

I hate to use the word jealous…so I’ll say this: I am uber envious of all the fun you ladies are having in NY!!!:0)

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40 Wei-Wei August 6, 2010 at 10:49 pm

I can’t wait to see you with your hair curled! I bet you’d look great ;) It’s funny to see almost parallel posts from you and Tina now! :D Just like back then with Caitlin haha. :D

Wei-Wei

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41 Jenn (Jenn's Menu and Lifestyle Blog) August 6, 2010 at 10:56 pm

Everything looks like a carnival for women! So many fun things to see, try, and taste! Your lunch looks excellent, YUM! And yay for variety. :)

Jenn

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42 Laughter-Loving Stacy August 7, 2010 at 12:14 am

I am SO jealous of all the delicious looking food!

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43 Simply Life August 7, 2010 at 5:04 am

So fun!…

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44 Jenna August 7, 2010 at 7:55 am

Ong kath! I loveee the curls! You must curl your hair more often!
It’s beauuutiful:)

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45 Arlene August 7, 2010 at 9:44 am

morning, Kath
been reading with interest all about the BlogHer adventure. I looked up the internet site for BlogHer, but it was not an easy read. Can you point me in the best direction to find out more about this conference for future? It seems like lots of fun, and that’s really what I need.
(congrats on your pretty new cottage in Charlottesville)

Arlene
ATlanta

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46 Kath August 7, 2010 at 9:49 am
47 Erika @ Food, Fitness, & Fun August 7, 2010 at 3:44 pm

I love Lia Sophia. The jewelry is so cute and whimsical – my style!

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