The V Spot

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SNAP! Conference. There is so much to tell you…

Contrary to what some of my non-blogger friends (I call them civilians) think, a blog conference is not like a Star Trek Convention.  I am so fortunate as to have attended The SNAP! Conference in Salt Lake City over the weekend.  I will do a full wrap up soon, but let me just say that it was AWESOME!

I got to hang out with my good friend and SoCal Social partner, the fabulous Beverly from Flamingo Toes

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I got to meet online friends in person…

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L-R Amy from Mod Podge Rocks, Alexa from I Love To Create, Heidi from Honeybear Lane,
Jennifer  from Always In Wonder, Kristina from Pearl Gateway
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I have “known” Jen from Tatertots & Jello for about 4 years but this is the first opportunity we’ve had
to meet each other in person. Love her!

I heard fabulous speakers on a variety of different subjects, including Centsational Girl, Kate Riley…

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Oh, and eat great food, learn new ideas, try new crafts and products, and all in all, hang out with other bloggers who “get” me.

Also very cool?  I met up with Xazmin who writes This Is The Year and lives in Salt Lake City.  She welcomed me into her home to meet her gorgeous family and took me on a tour of Temple Square in downtown Salt Lake.

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A great weekend!  Posts about the conference will be up soon.

Blogging or otherwise, have you ever gone to a conference?

19 Comments

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Michell @ Girl In Air said...

April 23, 2012 at 9:24 pm
It looks like you all had a blast and learned alot....I hope to attend next year...can't wait to read more..
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Johanson Family said...

April 23, 2012 at 9:47 pm
I can't wait to hear about your conference and I loved your pictures through instagram to keep up-- felt like i was sortof there!! Looked amazing!! I bet you have a plethora of stuff to download and talk about! eXciTing!!
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Good Time Charlie said...

April 23, 2012 at 10:51 pm
Oh Viv, I am so glad it was such a huge success. So sad I couldn't go with you guys. Can't wait to hear the rest of the story.
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MiMi said...

April 23, 2012 at 11:13 pm
Looks so fun!
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reFresh reStyle said...

April 24, 2012 at 1:23 am
Sounds like you had a wonderful time!
Debbie
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Stacy said...

April 24, 2012 at 1:32 am
I wish we would have more time to chat! But you are just as adorable in person as online :) And I will seriously email your husband/come to your house to paint.... Just sayin'
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Amy Anderson said...

April 24, 2012 at 3:01 am
SO awesome to meet you! Seriously. What a great time!!
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Michele {The Scrap Shoppe} said...

April 24, 2012 at 3:26 am
So glad I got to meet you, Viv! I won't be forgetting that rap session anytime soon. ;)
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The Elephant of Surprise said...

April 24, 2012 at 3:57 am
Well, I was there and I DIDN'T meet you. BUMMER!! Love your blog, and I will keep my eye out better next time! Long live SNAP!!
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Jen @ tatertotsandjello.com said...

April 24, 2012 at 6:37 am
Oh my gosh -- it was SO fun to finally meet you Viv!! And you are just as beautiful inside and out as I thought you would be. Love you!!

I am so jealous that you go to meet Xazmin -- I love her!!

xxooxoxox
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Bliss said...

April 24, 2012 at 2:17 pm
So no one had any funny pointy ears then?

~Bliss~
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Faith, Trust and Pixie Dust said...

April 24, 2012 at 2:21 pm
Hey V - Great pics that remind me of great memories at SNAP! I'm so glad I got to meet you at last. Thank you for being my friend & seat saver. You're in my post about SNAP!

Warmly, Michelle
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jennykate77 said...

April 24, 2012 at 2:32 pm
The picture of you and Xazmin just melts my heart!! I love you both!! I must meet her in person one day!! Love that you got to meet Jen from Tatertots and Jello!!! That's awesome. Love her! Sounds like a fabulous conference. You're right, civilians just don't get it.

Did I use enough exclamation points? Can you tell my level of excitement?

Mission accomplished.
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Beverly {Flamingo Toes} said...

April 24, 2012 at 6:07 pm
Oh my gosh Viv - it was just the best time!! Our evening "parties" where some of my favorite parts! :) Looking forward to our Gabbi's date!!
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Emmy said...

April 24, 2012 at 7:51 pm
I have been to a Power of Mom's conference/retreat which was totally amazing-- but no blogging conferences yet.
Glad you had a great time and so awesome you got to meet Xazmin! Love her
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Shawn said...

April 25, 2012 at 12:31 am
I followed all of your pictures on Instagram and I'm not ashamed to tell you that I was very jealous! Looks like you had a great time, I can't wait to hear all about it in just EIGHT days!
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Lolly Jane said...

April 26, 2012 at 12:22 am
Man alive, there was too little time at that conf, I swear!! It was good to meet you, Viv! If only briefly.

ps: You complimenting me when we hugged meant so much to me, funny how a simple remark can make you smile for days afterward :)
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Tauni said...

April 26, 2012 at 5:44 am
V, So glad to have met you, albeit briefly, at SNAP! I have enjoyed chatting on Twitter with you this last year and I hope to get to know you even better in the coming months!

xoxo
Tauni
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Char @ Crap I've Made said...

April 27, 2012 at 7:18 pm
It was fun meeting you. Wish I'd had more time to chat (story of the conference, LOL!). Thanks for coming!

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