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Lessons Learned: My Haven 2013 Experience


This is how I’ve been describing my Haven experience to anyone who asks (and anyone who doesn’t).

And it truly was. Michele describes it as like being the new kid on the first day of school. Lauren describes it as a secret club meeting.

I would describe it like this: Even if you have never met a soul there, attending Haven feels like a class reunion with 350+ BFFs.

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Hooray for Haven!

future haven maven

It. Has. Come!

I have been waiting for this day since I registered on the morning of January 1st. I never thought August would get here! But. It. Is. Here. HERE!

Haven Conference

Today, I leave for Haven a Newbie and on Sunday, I’ll return a Maven! This has got to be some sort of Blogger Bildungsroman (10 points to anyone who can tell me what a bildungsroman is without Googling it first).

I cannot wait to meet other bloggers, learn about community-building, friend-making, diy decorating, and all the ins and outs of planning, designing, advertising, sponsorships, and more. I hope I’m not building this up too much in my mind (because I have a tendency to do that), but I think this is going to be a life-changing weekend. A mind-blowing weekend. A rock-your-socks-off weekend.

Brang it on, ya’ll! I’m ready!

Want to follow along on my Haven adventures? Check out my Instagram feed, where I’m sure I’ll be posting an obnoxious amount of photos 🙂