BlogHer Conference 2011

by This is Carrie on July 21, 2011

I started blogging in 2005 as a way to get over the separation anxiety I was having about leaving all my friends in NYC.  We created Tales from the Crib so we could continue our NYC play group chats even though all of a sudden we were spread out across the whole USA.  Right after my first son was born in 2008, I started this personal blog. It was a way for me to keep track of the creative and fun parts of my life when sometimes it felt all I was doing was changing diapers and doing laundry.  Blogging has been a great outlet for me over the years, letting me vent, explore, create, inspire and share.  I’ve “met” a lot of wonderful people through blogging many of whom share my passions for sewing, running, refashioning, biking and giving.  Then, there were all the blogging strangers who came to the aid of my little girl when she found out she needed glasses. Truly amazing.

And after all those years of blog love, BlogHer 2011 is my very first blog conference.  With it being the “Mother of all Blog conferences,” I’m feeling a little overwhelmed.  If you are going to be there, I would love to meet you! Leave a comment so we can find each other in the sea of 3000+ women bloggers!

And if you happen to need a roomie for Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, I’m roomless at the moment (bad, last minute planning).  I don’t snore and I promise not to try to spoon with you.  I’ll even include a cache of crafting/sewing/refashioning goodies or even a Team Sparkle running skirt with my share of the room payment.

UPDATE: I found a bed!  Thanks Jessica! See you at the conference!

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RookieMom Whitney
Twitter: rookiewhitney
July 21, 2011 at 10:43 pm

I’ll be there! If you need a dinner date on Friday night, let me or Heather know! Looking forward to meeting you.

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This is Carrie
Twitter: thisiscarrie
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Dinner sounds awesome!

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Kristen
Twitter: kristenhowerton
July 21, 2011 at 11:16 pm

I will be there, too! (Yay, Whitney!)

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This is Carrie
Twitter: thisiscarrie
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Yes! Hopefully we get to spend some time together!

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oh, jenny me
Twitter: ohjennymae
July 22, 2011 at 6:35 am

i can’t wait to finally meet you!

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