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Conference Travel? Don’t leave home without these

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Last week I spent three incredible days in Laguna Beach, California. What made those days so incredible, you ask? Well, first of all I was there for Mom 2.0. The gathering of professional women who work and play in the blog-o-sphere, social media and traditional media was by far the best blog-focused conference I’ve been to in a long time. The topics were on point and the speakers were all mentor-worthy. But the second thing that made it incredible was the mere fact that I made it there at all. The last few months have been a hectic time in Heather-ville. Email woes, incredible awards, new opportunities and a general convergence of amazing things (including a piece in “O- The Oprah Winfrey Magazine” June issue! ) meant that I wasn’t as on the ball with my travel plans as I usually am. And so it was that I found myself only a week out from the conference without a hotel room. I got lucky. Maureen Dennis and Jill Amery took pity on me and in exchange for my fashion tips (Wooohoooo I’m so funny! * wipes tear*) let me stay with them leading to a fun weekend with friends new…

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