As these words are being published, I am making my way to the Blissdom Conference at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, TN. Despite the very cold weather they are having, I’m really looking forward to getting there.
This is my first time attending Blissdom so I belong to the newbie community. The other group I’ll be hanging with is the frugal community and I may check out the entrepreneurs.
Pre Conference Goodies
My excitement really picked up last week with the arrival of a pre-conference package to help prepare attendees. It contained gifts from a few of the sponsors and a conference planning booklet. ConAgra Foods sent a box of their new Orville Redenbacher pop-up bowls. One bag to microwave pop and serve the popcorn.
They also sent a recipe binder titled “ready set eat” with quick meal recipes and a $10 prepaid Visa card to buy ingredients for a meal.
Freschetta sent a nifty pizza cutter and a coupon for a free pizza. I really hope my husband doesn’t use it when I’m gone.
The box also included an adorable recordable storybook from Hallmark. This can be used to comfort children when moms are away. Mine will be used as a gift for my grandson. These were all thoughtful gifts.
Outside of conference activities, several of us from the Inexpensively team are trying to figure out when to meet. I will also hunt down J. Money from Budgets are Sexy who really shouldn’t be hard to find what with a mohawk and all.
There are a couple of companies that I will get together with at the conference as well. Otherwise, I plan to absorb as much as possible and have fun!
I’m taking two cameras (video and point and shoot) and a netbook to document as much as possible. Let me know if there’s anything you want to know about the conference or questions I should ask other bloggers.