Mondays are for Dreaming: Type A Mom Conference – Asheville, NC


Today I am dreaming of the Type-A Mom Conference, a blogging conference where men and women join together to learn more about the business of blogging and all that goes into it.  This will be my first conference and I am very excited to attend.  It is a smaller conference than some of the others available so I think it will be a good place to start.  I am hoping to expand this blog a bit and even more so with my Pensacola with Kids blog.  I am excited about all of the things that I will learn.  I am most looking forward to meeting some of the amazing men and women who I look up to in the blogging world. 

I am also thrilled that this conference is held in Asheville, North Carolina.  We spent a long weekend in Asheville about 6 years ago.  It was the last glorious weekend that my husband and I spent together on our very own.  About a month later we discovered that we were going to be parents!  😉  We have fond memories of hiking Whiteside Mountain, exploring the many waterfalls, and sampling the wine at the Biltmore. 

For now, Type-A Mom will be the blogging conference I am dreaming of.  I had hoped to attend TBEX and Blogher as well, but they are off the table due to the timing and the fact that we have had a transmission blow up in a less than 3yo car, a water heater die a slow painful death, and a significant shortage in our escrow account all in the same month.  YUCK!  I am also looking into attending the The Travel Bloggers Show and The Trade Show in Orlando two weeks before Type-A Mom if it works out.  The registration is cheap (only $25!) and it is less than a day to drive to Orlando from my house. 

Are you attending a conference in the near future?  Which one?  Why did you pick it? 

This post is part of Monday Dreaming with Mara at Mother of all Trips.  Stop by to see what others are dreaming of today!


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    And I of course can’t wait to meet you there! Should be a great conference.

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    I bet you’ll LOVE Type A Mom Conference! Since you’ll be driving there, you’ll be able to experience more of Asheville than I did last year, I bet. With school just starting for my kids, I didn’t want to be gone too long from home, so I flew in/flew out, w/ no time to explore. Next time, I’ll make sure to tour Biltmore Estate.

    Someday we’ll meet! I’ll be at TBEX 10 in NYC for sure this year. One conference I really enjoyed was Social Media Strategies for Travel in San Fran — lots of the big names in travel & web 2.0 there (not me!).

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      You will have to make it to the Biltmore…it is amazing. If possible, travel there in the Fall to see it all decorated for Christmas!

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    I’m so glad you will attend Type-A Mom. It was my first conference last year and I think it’s a GREAT conference for a first timer. It’s small enough for you not to feel lost in the crowd but have plenty of sessions that you will learn so much from it.

    I hope I can make it so I can meet you there! We will see. Still saving up my piggy bank. 🙂


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    PS – So curious about Orlando’s Travel Blogger Show. I hope you do make it – and if you do, I hope for a full report!

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      Kara-I will definitely let you know. I am definitely leaning towards attending because it is so inexpensive and so close to me.

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    I will be at TBEX. I had to pick one so I picked the one that was travel focused. Plus, its in NYC so that certainly helped. 🙂

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      You will have so much fun! I hope to make it to TBEX someday…maybe it will move further south next year! 🙂

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    You will have so much fun! I hope to make it to TBEX someday…maybe it will move further south next year! 🙂


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