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Some exciting news!

I started blogging a little over two years ago. At the time, I had no idea where it would take me, I just wanted it to take me out of my yoga pants.

Well, two years and lots of fun, learning, friendships, opportunities later I have been presented with my biggest opportunity to date.

a-thread tank

 

Tank: a-Thread // Jeans: H&M // Flats: Payless (similar & similar)

I am a panelist speaker for BlogHer 2013 Style Mini-Con in Chicago in July!!!!!

Yes, you read that right. Little ole me is going to be standing (hopefully sitting, actually) up there with Gabi from GabiFresh & Patrice from Afrobella. A speaker at BlogHer among so many other amazing men & women.

Are you kidding me??

I’m so honored.

We will be discussing how style bloggers are building rich, full careers leveraging their platforms but not relying totally on it.

I love it. I’m stoked about it. I don’t talk a lot about the business of blogging here, but I’ve been able to make an income and help support my family.

This is such a blessing. I have always wanted to be a speaker, to do something like this. And now, out of no where, I am getting my chance. I truly believe this is a gift from God and I’m not totally deserving. But he must have some different plans for me and I am open to see what they are.

For those of you who don’t know, BlogHer is the biggest network of bloggers in the world, and their conference is the biggest one held. You can obviously see why I am over the moon excited about this.

Will you be attending BlogHer ’13? If yes, let me know, I would absolutely love to meet you! And I will not be offended if you don’t come to my panel meeting. 🙂
BlogHer '13 And if you’d like to come & haven’t bought your ticket yet, I have a code for %20 off! Use the promo code BH13SPKR for 20% off a Blogger Rate registration: http://bit.ly/OvCqsL

Hope to see you there!

 

34 Responses to Some exciting news!

  1. Amanda {A Royal Daughter} May 22, 2013 at 12:08 am #

    This is fabulous news! Congratulations – you’re going to be amazing! Well, you already are amazing, but I meant specifically at BlogHer!

    • Natalia May 22, 2013 at 9:00 am #

      Thank you, Amanda!! You’re so sweet! We still need to Google+ chat soon, I haven’t forgotten!

  2. Jane May 22, 2013 at 12:39 am #

    Natalia! Congratulations! You are an awesome pick to be a panel speaker at the convention. I love reading your style tips (along with Molly). I even manage to try some of them. 😉 I can see, by the comments throughout the blog, that you are well-loved and respected for your work. Can’t wait to hear about it!! Have a blast.

    • Natalia May 22, 2013 at 8:59 am #

      Thank you so much! I seriously can’t tell you what that means to me. I really appreciate it!

  3. Tamara May 22, 2013 at 1:53 am #

    How exciting for you! Congratulations!!!

    • Natalia May 22, 2013 at 8:59 am #

      Thank you so much, I appreciate it!

  4. My Girlish Whims May 22, 2013 at 5:11 am #

    Congrats! so exciting!

    • Natalia May 22, 2013 at 8:59 am #

      Thanks Rebecca! I appreciate it! At first I thought it had to be some kind of joke, now it’s actually sinking in! YAY!

  5. Ingrid May 22, 2013 at 5:30 am #

    That is so amazing! Congratulations Natalia!

    • Natalia May 22, 2013 at 8:58 am #

      Thanks girl! You started a photography business? I’ll have to check it out!

      • Ingrid May 22, 2013 at 11:10 am #

        I joined my good friend’s company a few months back. We’re in the process of updating the site, so I’ll be on there soon! I’m so excited for you, what an honor! I always tell people to check out your blog when they are looking for new hair styles and tips. It’s my go-to!

        • Natalia May 22, 2013 at 1:00 pm #

          Thank you, you’re so sweet! I’m excited to check out your site! Good for you, I bet you’re loving it!

  6. Tamara @ The Workout Mama May 22, 2013 at 5:47 am #

    That is awesome! Congrats!!!!

    • Natalia May 22, 2013 at 8:58 am #

      Thank you so much, Tamara!

  7. Kelley May 22, 2013 at 6:15 am #

    YAY!! You SO deserve this! You are such an inspiration to so many people! Congrats, Natalia!

    • Natalia May 22, 2013 at 8:57 am #

      Thank you so much Kelley! You are always such an encourager!! I really appreciate your friendship!

  8. Renee May 22, 2013 at 6:36 am #

    I’m so happy for you!!! You’re going to be amazing!! <3

    • Natalia May 22, 2013 at 8:57 am #

      Oh, thank you so much, you’re so encouraging! I appreciate it!

  9. carrie May 22, 2013 at 7:33 am #

    Congrats! That’s wonderful! Enjoyed meeting you last fall at Bloggy Boot Camp!

    • Natalia May 22, 2013 at 8:57 am #

      Oh will you be at BlogHer? I would love to see you again! Thanks for the congrats! 🙂

  10. Niki May 22, 2013 at 7:58 am #

    That’s great! Congratulations!

    • Natalia May 22, 2013 at 8:56 am #

      Thank you so much, Niki! I am so excited about it!

  11. kelly thompson May 22, 2013 at 8:34 am #

    Oh very cool, congrats!

    • Natalia May 22, 2013 at 8:56 am #

      Thank you! I am so excited about it!

  12. The Domestic Fringe May 22, 2013 at 10:52 am #

    I am SO happy for you! You’ll be wonderful.
    ~FringeGirl

  13. Mary Massie May 22, 2013 at 12:05 pm #

    Congratulation Natalia! How exciting

    • Natalia May 22, 2013 at 12:59 pm #

      Thank you Mary! I’m so excited!

  14. Brittany May 23, 2013 at 10:53 am #

    WOOHOO!!! Girl that is SO amazing and I am SO proud of you! I know you’ll rock it! #uddersup

    • Natalia May 23, 2013 at 7:12 pm #

      Thank you! I am so excited about it!

  15. Jen Nikolaus May 23, 2013 at 9:21 pm #

    OMG!!!!! This is AMAZING!!!!! Seriously, congrats! That is fantastic!! High fives!!!!

    Hugs,
    Jen 🙂

    • Natalia May 24, 2013 at 9:49 pm #

      Thank you so much, Jen!! I am really super excited about it!

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