Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Mixed Food Bloggers Conference 2013

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 Last weekend I had the opportunity to attend the Mixed Food Bloggers Conference again,
held at the beautiful Mountain Lake Resort in Pembroke, VA. 
(You can read about last years conference here.)
Mixed was organized by these two amazing women, Paula of Bell'alimento
and Susan of Doughmesstic
There were so many awesome sponsors this year! 
I came home with lots of goodies :)
We made our own sugar scrubs in the Dixie Crystals Sugar Suite.
The Chocolate Sugar lip scrub tastes fantastic!
You can find the recipes to make your own here.

McCormick was one of the major sponsors.
They taught us so many great tips on flavoring and coloring foods to make them extra special.
How cute are these cookie cups colored and flavored to match your celebration.
This confetti cake was my favorite.
It is SO pretty!
Ombre cakes are very popular right now.
The possibilities are endless!
How adorable is this polka dot cake!
Hazelnut Hot Chocolate on a Stick.
Perfect for holiday parties!

Hershey's made sure we had plenty of sweets on hand!
Reese's, Twizzler's and Kisses, oh my!
We had the opportunity to sample Hershey's new Chocolate Spreads - yummy!

Dole Dippers for movie night.

One of the highlights for me was meeting Alan Richardson and Karen Tack of the book
Hello Cupcake, What's New Cupcake and Cupcakes, Cookies & Pie, Oh My.
They have the best ideas and decorate the cutest cupcakes!
I met so many new friends this year.
This is Kara of Kara In The Kitchen.
Kara was so nice and friendly!
And Courtney of Neighbor Foodie.
Isn't she the cutest!


This is me with Caroline (and little Liam) from Chocolate and Carrots and
Karyn from Pint Sized Baker.  Love their blogs!
I also reconnected with Melanie of A Beautiful Bite and Angie from Big Bear's Wife.
Love these girls!!
The weekend was a total success!
I met new friends, got some great ideas, ate way too much food and made some great memories!
Thank you Paula and Susan for a fantastic weekend! 


  1. Glad you had a fun time - I love those polka dot cakes!! xx

  2. It was SO nice to meet you, Lynda! You're adorable & I love ya & your blog. I want to see you next year!!


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