• Getting so very close to tears when listening to Tiff and Kell speak during the “My Blog, My Story” section; being in complete awe of Lori‘s strength during hers
  • To outright crying after Eden read this:

Did you have great parents? What a blessing. Dud parents? Forgive them. If you can’t do that, try to understand them. If you can’t do that, wish them peace. It’s hard.
–  How to Live, Edenland

  • I walked away with greater understanding of why/how/what I blog
  • I walked away with less understanding of why/how/what I blog
  • I walked away knowing that being “a blogger” isn’t something you should be ashamed of

In the weeks before yesterday’s inaugural Aussie Bloggers Conference, I was honoured to work with Tiff of My Three Ring Circus to redesigned her blog. It’s been my first “professional” blog redesign (i.e. not for my own blog) and I’ve been chuffed with all the positive feedback from fellow bloggers since we launched the redesign earlier this week. An unexpected upside to taking on the project is that it’s given me the confidence and belief that I can do WordPress blog designs as an extension of my freelance business. Something that Tiff deserves full credit for because of her trust in me and for being such a joy to work with.

I wasn’t expecting to see our handywork on screen at the Conference yesterday – I think that’s what stopped me from a full-on cry session while Tiff and Kelley were speaking.

I’m still processing a lot of what happened at the conference (and cringing in anticipation of the fugly photos that are bound to appear), and I’m looking forward to see everyone else’s posts about the Conference!

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11 thoughts on “Profound moments during #ausblogcon2011

  1. And I loved meeting you and working with you and the blog. I love it so much. Thank you xx

    Posted on 20 March 2011 at 9:01 pm
  2. Hey there! I couldn’t find my own post on my blog, so had to google it. (That’s how organised I am) – and landed here. Thank you for such kind words! And, there’s a law against calling yourself “fugly.” You need to replace “fugly” with “beautiful.”

    As you were.

    Posted on 20 March 2011 at 10:04 pm
  3. Your redesign of Tiff’s blog is beautiful. I’m glad you had a good time and don’t worry, they made me cry too.

    Posted on 20 March 2011 at 10:32 pm
  4. You are awesome!!

    Posted on 20 March 2011 at 11:48 pm
  5. Tiff’s blog is gorgeous.

    Looking forward to seeing the pics ;)

    Posted on 21 March 2011 at 6:38 pm
  6. I think you did an amazing job. Now if only I had had the chance to sit and chat with you without pumping music. Next time, promise? And I must now mail your book back to you.

    So glad I had the chance to meet you :)

    Posted on 21 March 2011 at 7:14 pm
  7. Loved sitting with you at the conference! And the photos….I’m a little scared lol

    Posted on 22 March 2011 at 12:52 pm
  8. Tiff’s blog looks gorgeous! You did such a good job on it :)

    looking forward to stalking you until next time ;)

    xx

    Posted on 23 March 2011 at 10:24 am
  9. I love your face off.

    And your arse.

    RAWR.

    Posted on 23 March 2011 at 8:20 pm
  10. I don’t think we met….did we? :( Enjoyed this post…and I LOVE EDEN!

    Posted on 24 March 2011 at 9:28 am