There’s a movement of food lovers cooking up something flavorful and fresh. Dubbed “Generation Fresh,” this movement isn’t an age group, but a state of mind. It’s a commitment to eating better on your own terms by making meals at home, because home cooking is inherently healthier and often more delicious. That’s why McCormick, a global leader in flavor, is celebrating Generation Fresh and inspiring people to make more healthful meals at home with the help of flavorful herbs and spices. Read the rest of Another Chance for a McCormick Prize Pack!»»
If you didn’t know, FitBloggin’ Speaker positions are on a volunteer basis.
It was Winston Churchill who said,
“We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.”
For FitBloggin’11, in lieu of speaker gifts, we decided to give ourselves and pay our speakers’ kindness forward.
A donation was made in the name of the FitBloggin’11 Speakers to Shape Up America.
Shape Up America is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to educate the public on the importance of achieving and maintaining a healthy body weight through the adoption of increased physical activity and healthy eating.
FitBloggin’ shares this mission. We also believe that through technology, blogging and social media we can inspire and foster a culture of health and wellness.
Today we received this… Read the rest of A Thank You from Shape Up America!»»
It is now officially a FitBloggin’ tradition to squish all the attendees into a group photo. This year we did it after the keynote address on Saturday so we lost quite a few folks but it’s still a fabulous pic of the troopers.
All the photos from the official FitBloggin’ Photographer, Carrie D, are available on Flickr. We have them separated in sets by day. Read the rest of Official FitBloggin’11 Photos are Posted!»»
Operation Beautiful, Fitbloggin’ and #Fitblog are teaming up to spread the message of positive thinking and healthy living! On the same day, at the same time, everyone is encouraged to share a positive message on their Twitter and/or Facebook accounts. Read the rest of Operation Beautiful and Fitbloggin’ Flashmob!»»
To access the internet during the conference follow these instructions…
- With your computer turned ON, set your wireless adapter SSID to ibahn_conference.
- Launch a web browser.
- Type “ibahn” in the address bar and press Enter.
- Follow the on-screen instructions and enter the above Conference Code (06048D) when prompted.
This year we were able to negotiate for free internet access in attendee rooms. If you made your reservations under the FitBloggin code wireless will be available automatically in your room. No code necessary.
Let me know if you have any questions.
UPDATE: You do NOT need to code for the room access. Connect to the Ibahn network without the code and accept the charges. Your account will be credited when you check out. Sorry for the confusion.
Arriving early for the conference? Then Join us for the Welcome and Name Tag Decorating Mixer Thursday evening at 6 PM… Read the rest of Come Express Yourself At the FitBloggin’ Welcome and Name Tag Decorating Mixer!»»
In exactly two weeks we will be kicking off the FitBloggin’11 festivities! I can hardly believe it myself! But look… I’m not exaggerating…
It’s time to answer as many questions as possible so everyone feels prepared and ready to come and enjoy themselves! Please also help us prepare by filling out this SUPER SHORT survey. Click here and let us know when you plan on arriving and what your plans are for Friday morning.
Let’s get to the Q&A… Read the rest of FitBloggin’11 101 – All Your Conference Questions Answered!»»
SO sorry for the delay! If you didn’t know I am–rather WAS–pregnant and my water broke unexpectedly a few weeks early last Thursday. Click here for the some pictures.
Needless to say, I’m playing catch-up!
Using Jennette’s plugin, Pick Giveaway Winner, the randomly selected winners are… Read the rest of The Great FitBloggin’ Ticket Giveaway–Winners Announced!»»
As of today, this very second, we are 70 days away from the second annual FitBloggin’ conference! I know. It’s sneaking up on us! In just over a week we’ll be doing a 2 month count down!
In celebration we’re giving away 5–yes FIVE–tickets to 5 random commenters who publicize the event on their blogs. Read the rest of The Great FitBloggin’ Ticket Giveaway!»»
Yup you read that correctly. FitBloggin’ is going to have a featured cupcake this year thanks to Beth of Sugared Bakery.
Sugared Bakery will be hosting an official Friday Morning Cupcake Break during the conference. We’ve already decided on three flavors but need your help on the last one… Read the rest of FitBloggin’ Featured Cupcake by Sugared Bakery»»
At Golden Sun Marketing (GSM) it’s all about fresh produce. From potatoes, tomatoes and apples to mushrooms, oranges, leafy greens and more, the staff of Golden Sun sees and tastes it all. As an agency specializing in fresh produce, GSM provides strategy and marketing services to all aspects of the fresh produce industry, from the companies that produce the seed, to the farmers that grow the fresh fruits and vegetables to the retailers that make the product available for sale. Read the rest of Welcome Golden Sun Marketing!»»
Have you been blogging for a while and wondering what your next big step! might be?
New to the blogging world and trying to figure out if this is the end destination for you or just a launching pad?
This is your chance to pick the brains of four women who’ve found success beyond the blog in four distinctly different arenas.
More about the panel… Read the rest of Announcing Friday’s Keynote Panel: Blogging From Hobby to Career?»»
The questions are starting to trickle in.
What airport should I fly into?
How close is the hotel?
Do I need to rent a car?
First let me emphasize how important it is for you make your hotel arrangements as soon as possible. Read the rest of Travel Information»»
Join us Saturday to hear the amazing story of two average guys who were able to create a huge following, meet and interview famous celebrities, and get a book deal all using the web and social media! Read the rest of Saturday Keynote Announced!»»
One of our amazing sponsors–The Cherry Marketing Institute–has an exciting opportunity for all you healthy food fanatics!
February is National Cherry Month, and the Cherry Marketing Institute is calling all culinary enthusiasts– professionals, students and novices alike – to celebrate the versatility, taste and year-round availability of this powerful Super Fruit by sharing an original tart cherry recipe. Read the rest of Cherry Recipe Contest!»»