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Getting Gorgeous Was Amazing – Now It’s Off To The BlogHer Conference

Oh my word.

I couldn’t have ASKED for a better group of women to attend the first ‘Getting Gorgeous‘ event. I mean – it was just SUCH a great ride!

Audrey McClelland and I were dry heaving for about 48 hours prior to the launch, but once the ball started to roll it was an easy ride.

The best part about the whole thing was actually MEETING people I am friends with online. It was so bizarre… but I just felt like I knew this ladies forever. I actually lost my voice at the end of the night because of how much talking I did throughout the day.

Catching up with old friends, meeting new ones and making memories with my family. I couldn’t have asked for a better day.

Today, I am packing up my hotel room and dropping into the actual BlogHer conference to see what’s doing over at the Hilton. I am probably going to stay about an hour or so and then head home. I hardly got any sleep last night because my mind was just RACING with excitement. I’ve mentioned I can be a bit manic at times – so I’m lucky to be standing this morning! 😉

That pic is of Audrey and me posing with Robert Verdi – who was so fun and amazing. We were trying on a pair of Miracle Body jeans and Getty photography was snapping away.

Our event also got a mention in the WSJ today thanks to an event our sponsor Skechers threw right before the opening of ‘Getting Gorgeous’. WHAT A DAY!!!

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Vera Sweeney, mom, blogger, social media influencer and New York resident, is the founder of LadyAndTheBlog.com. She is considered one of the top female digital influencers in today’s social media space. Her lifestyle and parenting brand helps busy women stay on top of the latest trends in fashion, food, family and travel.


  1. capturinglife : August 7, 2010 at 10:24 am

    Getty? Wouldn’t that be hilarious to see yourself on the photo agency sites? Has that ever happened before? LOL!

    I’m so happy for you that it went smooth and was a ton of fun! Can’t wait to hear more about it.


  2. Vera
    the event was incredible! It was, hands down, my favorite party. The vendors were great and it was such a party: everyone in one place having a great time meeting and catching up. It was fantastic. I also loved Robert Verdi- who gave me tons of great advice on which of the Miracle Jeans to buy. And I LOVE the jeans- super flattering which I could have used.
    I had no idea who took a photo as I was trying on the pants- GETTY?! Eek!

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