Gee wizzola what a fortnight! My jet-lagged brain is currently struggling to catch up with life let alone put any kind of semblance of sense into writing some blog posts, so I apologise in advance if this post is a little…chaotic.
But in between the uphill slog that is replying to over 1000 emails (!!), flying 3500 miles, starting the prep for the next
Blogcademy (watch this space!) and attempting to get up to date with my blog posts and magazine commitments… low and behold I’ve still managed to squeeze in some link searching time. Don’t even ask me why time of night I finalised this post!
I promise to be more functional and coherent once the jet-lag has subsided…maybe.
Weddings & Weddingy Things…
Portland DIY Wedding
♥ Traveling Musician Wedding Shoot
♥ Crafty California wedding♥
Southwestern meets Art Deco Americana wedding inspiration
♥ Palm Springs wedding
♥ Intimate South Yarra Wedding
♥ Whoa – check out this incredible & unique wedding invitation!
♥ Hot air balloon engagement
♥ Flower Child Wedding Inspiration & Starburst Yarn Backdrop (AMAZING!)
EE Photography Best of the Rest aka The Blogcademy Recaps
Because so many of our attendees have been so quick off the mark with their recaps – bravo girls! ♥
Gala Darling ♥ Nubby Twiglet ♥ The Fete Blog ♥ Me and My Ego ♥ The Alchemy of Hustle ♥ Condiments on a City Life ♥ Little Bear in a Big World ♥ Eldy’s Pocket ♥ Burnett’s Boards ♥ Danger Dame ♥ Andrea Jaggs ♥ Get Your Green On ♥ Intertitles ♥
♥ One of my favourite parts of this weekend’s Blogcademy (have I been banging on about it too much?! haha!) was Gala’s section on
diversifying your income & the importance of digital products. I KNEW I’d leave the event learning loads myself and this was one of my fave sections. PLUS she wrote a blog post about it for you lot too!
♥ Twinkie Chan wrote about the process of making the amazing Blogcademy coffee cup cozies, which we put in the goodie bags. I LOVE THEM and plan to use mine on a daily basis.
Until next week…
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I've spent most of my time indoors. It's oh so glamorous being a blogger don't you know! For the most part Gala, Shauna and I have been ferociously emailing back and forth about all things Blogcademy. There's lots of excitement flying around and so much to organise before January (and beyond!) but it's all just really awesome. As you know, the first date sold out in 24 hours and already more than a third of the tickets to the second event have been snapped up, so if you're deliberating joining us... in the nicest possible way - hurry up!