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The “behind the scenes” work of a blogger never ends: there is always something new to learn, something interesting to try. Between the writing, going to events, and answering emails, among other things, bloggers go to conferences, too, where we learn new things, meet new people, and, even on some occasions, relax!
And why am I telling you this? Because I would like to share this small part of being a blogger with you.
I’m always looking for better ways to bring you information, tips, and do my work. Conferences help me with that. I’ve been to a few conferences in my life, but last week I went to a conference that was different from any other I’ve been to before, EVO’12 (The Evolution on Women in Social Media).
It was wonderful. I think it was partly the setting -Park City, Utah, gorgeous!! I think it was partly the people -I got to see a few long time friends and make new ones, too. I think it was partly the learning – amazing cooking demos, food photography, writing skills workshops. I think it was partly the presenters -the keynotes were inspiring (I shared one with you already, remember the shot@life campaign I told you about a couple of days ago?) I think it was partly the vibe -lots of bloggers brought their families with them, because how could they not when the conference offers so many activities for families? And Park City offers the perfect place to be outdoors and healthy.
And since we’re on the subject of healthy, I would like to extend a big thanks to Bumble Bee, a company not only interested in health and producing high quality products, but also interested in provide learning opportunities for bloggers. As you know I’ve been a proud member of the Bumble Bee “Bee Squad” for two years, and thanks to Bumble Bee, I was able to make it to EVO this year and will be able to share more of the things I learned there with you throughout the year. Thanks Bumble Bee!
Now I would love to share a few pictures from the conference, not to mention a cool and healthy giveaway courtesy of Bumble Bee.
This was my view coming back from one of the cooking demos which took place in a cabin at the top of the mountain.
This was lunch at the same beautiful cabin.
We had a guacamole cook off on Friday night. there was no power, but the candlelight was nice.
This is Derreck Kayongo, an amazing speaker, incredible person, and great storyteller. I will tell you more about him and what he is doing in a later post, stay tuned.
The Disneyland Resort had a suite at the Conference and of course I had to stopped to say hi to Mickey. Here I am with Mickey and my very good friend Jeannette Kaplun from Todobebé and Blogs de Mamás.
There was dance…
I had a fabulous time!
Now the giveaway. Bumble Bee has a great site called www.beewellforlife.com, where you can find fitness tips, healthy recipes, and other relevant information for a healthy lifestyle. There you can also join a wellness community, earn points by logging miles, logging calories consumed, or completing challenges. These points will translate into dollars for the cause of your choice like the American Diabetes Association, for example. I invite you to check it out. Today, you have the chance to win a healthy package courtesy of Bumble Bee and BeeWellForLife, here it is:
- 1 Bumble Bee Sensations Lemon & Pepper
- 1 Bumble Bee Sensations Sun-dried Tomato & Basil
- 1 Can Solid White Albacore
- 1 Signed Mardy Fish Tennis Ball
- 2 Bumble Bee Coupons
- 1 Bumble Bee Hat
- 1 Stop Diabetes reusable tote
- 1 American Diabetes Association Pen
- 1 American Diabetes Association Bracelet
- 1 Bumble Bee Lunch Bag
- 1 WomenHeart Pedometer
- 1 Issue of Diabetes Forecast Magazine
- 1 WomenHeart Brochure
To participate for your chance to win the one (1) BeeWell For Life package is easy. You just need to leave me a comment telling me a healthy tip, that’s it! That is your required entry.
Would you like more opportunities to win? I have a few of those, too! These entries are optional:
- Subscribe or already be a subscriber to my blog by email or by RSS – 1 entry
- “Like” Mamá Latina Tips on Facebook (or let me know in a comment if you already have)– 1 entry
- Like BeeWell For Life on Facebook
- Share the link of this giveaway in your facebook page – 1 entry
- Follow me on Twitter and tweet the following:
Enter for the chance to win a @BeeWellforLife healthy package @mamalatina http://bit.ly/N3MamD #BeeSquad
(one tweet per day, just please leave me a comment for each with the link of the tweet) 1 entry per tweet.
Please leave me a comment for your required entry and for each option (1,2, 3, 4 and/or 5), so I know how many entries you have, thanks.
This giveaway will end on Monday, August 6th, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. PST. No purchase necessary. Open to US residents only. Winner will be randomly chosen and notified via email. Winner must respond to notification email within 3 days or a new winner will be chosen. Void where prohibited. Entries/Comments that do not follow the submission guidelines will be invalid. Have fun and good luck!
Disclosure: I’m a Bumble Bee #BeeSquad Member. As always my comments, opinions and love for healthy tips are solely my own.