I Packed my Blender and Hit the Road to Blissdom

You know it’s going to be a long day when the alarm goes off at 3:45 am. Doesn’t that mean it’s time to GO TO BED, NOT GET UP!?!

Anyway, it’s all for a good reason.

I’m heading to Toronto for two blogging and social media conferences, LINK2013 and Blissdom Canada. Remember I went to Blissdom Canada last year (after winning a ticket from Erica Ehm and the Yummy Mummy Club). This year, I decided to make an investment in me AND my blog and am headed to TO on my own.

After arriving cross-eyed at the airport before 5 am, it was time to repack my suitcase. My bag was 10 lbs overweight. Guess I should have left the blender home. You know how some people joke when your bag is too heavy that you must have everything in there including the kitchen sink? Well, I left the sink home but opted for the blender.

Yes, I’m crazy. I admit it. But I couldn’t face 5 days without my Shakeology. I told you, I’ve turned over a new (healthy lifestyle) leaf. So I packed the blender, some peanut butter and bananas for my Shakeology and hit the road… overweight.

Luckily I packed an extra bag inside my suitcase because these conferences are known for their swag! Last year I came home with a pillow, bread and numerous other goodies. So you just never know when you’ll need another bag. For me, I needed it before I even left! I’m not sure what I’m going to do on the way home. Between the shopping I plan to do and the swag I’m going to cart home… I may need to leave the blender behind. Sacrifices!

Oh, I also packed a wine opener. I’m prepared for anything now!


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