4 Reasons I Attend Conferences

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

I attend two or three conferences each year (FinCon is my favorite) because I find these events valuable. Conferences can be great places to improve your career, as well as grow as a person. There are 4 main reasons that I attend conferences: 1. One of the best reasons to attend any conference is for the networking opportunities. I met my current business partner by networking at a conference. I always learn something new when I attend a conference.

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5 Reasons to Travel to Conferences

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Louis, where the third Financial Blogger Conference was held. While it doesn’t seem necessary to travel to conferences if you have a business — especially if it is an online business — there are definite benefits to making the effort. Here are 5 good reasons to travel to conferences: 1. In many cases, conferences offer informative sessions that can help you stay on top of your game. My entire outlook is improved by a trip to a conference.

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Recap: Farouk 2017 Conference

Cheap Chica's Guide To Style

Farouk Conference - The LV guide. Farouk Conference - The LV guide. Farouk Conference - The LV guide. Farouk Conference - The LV guide. Farouk Conference - The LV guide. Farouk Conference - The LV guide. Farouk Conference - The LV guide. Farouk Conference - The LV guide. The Farouk Light it Up conference in Cancun, Mexico was truly amazing. I left the conference with a new found admiration for each of them.

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FREE Audio Download: Do Hard Things Conference By Alex & Brett Harris

Couponing 101

Right now you can get a FREE download of The Do Hard Things Conference: 2 Audio Messages from Alex & Brett Harris ! FREE Audio Download: Do Hard Things Conference By Alex & Brett Harris is a post from Couponing 101. The teen years are not a vacation from responsibility — they are a training ground for future leaders who dare to be responsible now.

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I AM ATTENDING THE STYLE BLOGGERS OF COLOR CONFERENCE!!!

Fashion Without Guilt

I am Super Excited to be attending the 1st Annual Style Bloggers of Color Conference in Atlanta, GA this weekend. Atlanta Events Fashion FWG fashion bloggers conference Fashion Without Guilt mattieologie mattiepalozza style bloggers conference style bloggers conference atlanta style bloggers of atlanta style bloggers of colorThe Mastermind behind this wonderful event is Mattie of Mattieologie.

Birmingham's Y'all Connect social media & blogging conference $30 off coupon code

Birmingham Bargain Mom

Save $30 on admission to the Y''all Connect social media & blogging conference July 23. cat:Bargains Deals cat:Education cat:Employment/Unemployment cat:Facebook/Twitter

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Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis to speak at free conference in Athens

Birmingham Bargain Mom

If you want to learn more about creationism attend this free conference featuring Ken Ham. cat:Bargains Deals cat:Education cat:Parenting

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Girls Inc of Central Alabama: Strong, Smart & Bold Teen leadership Conference Jan. 11

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Register for this conference happening Saturday. cat:Bargains Deals tag:Deals

Save $30 on Y'all Connect digital conference registration with Bargain Mom coupon code

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Then check out the Y''all Connect conference and this coupon code to save on registration. Want to learn more about social media, blogging and more? cat:Bargains Deals

Junior League Market Noel Nov. 21 - Nov. 23, Cahaba Grand Conference Center

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Market Noel starts Thursday. cat:Bargains Deals cat:Christmas tag:Birmingham tag:Christmas

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Register for FREE Girls Engineering Conference now at McWane (sixth - ninth grade)

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Check out this free educational event for girls -- go ahead and register, only 70 spots left. cat:Bargains Deals cat:Education cat:Free

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ASO Youth Conference Saturday $10 adults $7 kids

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Check out this concert Saturday by the ASO. cat:Bargains Deals

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10th Birthday year is a landmark for Well Met Conferencing

Event Industry News

newly restored Cloth Hall Court venue in the heart of Leeds, the conference department for Leeds Beckett University also celebrated its 10th Birthday in October. Hosting sizeable and significant conferences along with a number of award wins this year has […]. Conference News2017 has been an impressive year for Well Met. As well as opening the £4.5m

Enriching Education: Who Was?

Motherhood Moments

Jesse Owens was the first black captain in the Big Ten: Olympic runner Jesse Owens won the 100-yard dash, the 220-yard race, and the long jump at the 1934 Big Ten Conference as a freshman at Ohio State.

NASA's Kennedy Space Center Online Curiosity Rover Mission update today at noon

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If you want the latest about the Curiosity Rover check out today's online press conference with NASA. cat:Bargains Deals

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Amazon Prime Members: Amazon eero 6 dual-band mesh Wi-Fi 6 router $129 (Reg $199)

For the Mommas

Say goodbye to dead spots and buffering – eero’s mesh wifi technology adapts to your space—so you can confidently stream 4K video, game, and video conference across your home. Amazon Prime Members: Amazon eero 6 dual-band mesh Wi-Fi 6 router $129 (Reg $199).

5 Popular Posts From Today (October 17th)

Coupons Do Work

This week is Conference Week at my kid’s school which means half school days. Happy Monday! Here are 5 Popular Posts of the day! 10/17 – 16. From Freebies to moneymakers. I am spending the week, trying to figure out how to do my daughter’s competition hair : French braid to the side (bangs), then high pony tail, put braid in the pony tail and then tease the hair. This is for cheerleading competition.

My First Blog Seminar @ PSMM

Family Balance Sheet

I would love to attend more blogging conferences, but it isn't easy to juggle a travel schedule with my husband's work commitments, so this morning workshop was perfect for me. What upcoming conferences or seminars are you planning to attend? I attended my first blogging workshop this past weekend. I have never been in the company of so many other bloggers before. I was a bit excited and the organizer of the event, Philly Social Media Moms , did not disappoint.

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My Day @ Bloggy Boot Camp

Family Balance Sheet

This past Saturday, I woke up bright and early and headed east to Philadelphia to attend my first blog conference. I also met a lot of other bloggers, traded tons of business cards, ate a delicious lunch provided by Kings Hawaiian , and received an unexpected, but sweet swag bag provided by all of the conference sponsors: Mirassou Winery , WaterPik , Happy Family Organic SuperFoods , and Care.com.

Beats Portable Bluetooth Speaker System $119.99

For the Mommas

Internal microphone is ideal for conference calls. Kohls has Beats Pill Portable Bluetooth Speaker System on sale for $149.99. Available in Pink, Red, or Black. Please note, the Kohls Coupon will not apply to this item, but you will get Kohls Cash. You’ll get $30.00 back in Kohls Cash with this purchase or spend $1.00 more and get $45.00 back in Kohls Cash. Limit 5 per household. Compatible with any Bluetooth-enabled device. Four-speaker system delivers powerful sound.

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Free Kindle Book | Learn Me Good

For the Mommas

Conference calls have been replaced with parent conferences. “Jack Woodson was a thermal design engineer for four years until he was laid off from his job. Now, as a teacher, he faces new challenges. Instead of business cards, Jack now passes out report cards. The only thing that hasn’t changed noticeably is the maturity level of the people surrounding him all day. “ Note: Please make sure the price is free before you download.

Free Download of The Old Schoolhouse Magazine (April 2013)

Couponing 101

FREE Do Hard Things Conference Audio Download. Homeschooling – thinking about it or just curious? You can download a FREE copy of The Old Schoolhouse Magazine right now! This is the April 2013 edition. You can still get a FREE download of the annual 2013 edition as well! Looking for more homeschool resources? Here are some more great deals currently available! FREE McGuffey Readers and Spelling Book. FREE Math Essentials Fractions Curriculum. FREE eBooks about U.S. Presidents.

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I Took a Week Off…and Loved It

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

The week of the Financial Blogger Conference was extremely hectic, so I did set Weight Watchers aside for 7 days. Food at the Financial Blogger Conference. I know that my last post was all about how I started losing weight again, but I did end up taking a week off. That led to me weighing in at 153 on Sunday, October 2nd – that is a gain of about 4 pounds. But that is okay to me. Making a Deal, Hitting the Mark, and Splurging on my Calorie Intake.

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The Value of Standing There and “Looking Pretty”

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

A few weeks ago I was working as “human scenery” at a conference for a major financial firm. But apparently that fact didn’t faze anyone at the conference. As a side hustle extraordinaire, I’m always getting hired for odd jobs and random event work here and there. More often than not, I can reduce the actual job description to just standing there and “looking pretty”.

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#5 Story of the Year 2017

Nine Shift

Tilikum Bridge, recently built in Portland, Oregon, where the LERN Annual conference was this year, is now the longest non-car bridge in the U.S. TELECOMMUTING, THE SILENT REVOLUTION, KEEPS GROWING. Over 40% of workers now telecommute at least part time. Telecommuting has doubled in the last ten years.

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Celebrating Your Season

Family Balance Sheet

Our life is now dictated by a school schedule; the bus stop, math homework, reading assignments, teacher conferences, soccer practice, church clubs, swimming lessons, lunch menus, packed lunches, school fundraisers, tissue toss.don't ask, sign this paper, library books, blah, blah, blah. Have you heard people talk about their 'season' of life? It's the season I'm in right now" can be over-heard from a new mom, to a seasoned mom of teenagers, to an empty-nester. Everyone has a season.

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The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle Sale, a $1274 Value for Just $29.97

Family Balance Sheet

It is a complete library of carefully selected eBooks, eCourses, audios, online conferences, and printable packs designed to help you turn your house into a home … without all the overwhelm. 2 online conferences, and. This post may contain affiliate links. Read my full disclosure policy here. Homemaking doesn’t come easy to everyone.

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What We Ate this Week on our Budget 10.20.17

Family Balance Sheet

Saturday: I will be at a conference all day that will extend to dinner. Welcome to my weekly series, What We Ate this Week on our Budget. Grocery spending can get out of hand quickly, so I post our weekly menu to ensure that I am planning it weekly. Our monthly grocery budget for my family of 4 is $500. It’s a tight budget and I failed miserably recently, but we have lots of financial goals, so I need to get it back in line.

6 Ways to Throw a Social Distancing Graduation Party

Couponing 101

Gather with Friends and Family via Video Conference. Graduation is one of the biggest events in a student’s life. While graduation may look a little different this year due to COVID-19 stay at home orders, it’s still a reason to celebrate!

Yakezie Carnival October 16, 2011- Growth Edition

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Bucksome Boomer: My Favorite Moments at #Fincon11 The recent inaugural Financial Blogger conference had lots of content but there were lots of great moments. Beating Broke: The Value of Professional Conferences Professional conferences can be exhausting. KNS Financial: Reflections On The Financial Blogger Conference – How To Take Your Blog To The Next Level…Over 3,000 EPIC Words! The Financial Blogger Conference was held in Chicago recently.

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Free Audiobook: Enemies of the Heart

Couponing 101

You can also get a FREE audio download of the Do Hard Things Conference this month! ChristianAudio.com is offering a FREE audiobook download of Enemies of the Heart during the month of April! You will need to add it to your cart and go through the checkout process. In this compelling and helpful book, previously published as It Came From Within! pastor and author Andy Stanley wrestles with what he calls “four invaders of the heart” –guilt, anger, greed, and jealousy.

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Summer Plans at Family Balance Sheet

Family Balance Sheet

It''s my first overnight blogging conference and I can''t wait to meet some blogging super stars that I have been following for years. June 1st! Can you believe it? Weren''t we just talking about Frugal Holiday Fun ? And now we''re picking out bathing suits and stocking up on sunscreen. While I''m looking forward to summer with my family, it does present a new set of challenges for us and I''m sure others as well.

Disney Infinity Gaming System & Sweepstakes

For the Mommas

I had a chance to get a sneak peek of this at the Disney Social Media Moms Conference and I am excited. Disclosure: I attended the Disney Social Media Moms Conference and received discounted rates and tickets to various events and attractions. Disney is launching an amazing new video game (unlike any other) called Disney Infinity! This is a new game that will be available for Xbox, Playstation 3 and Wii. It looks just super awesome!

FREE Starbucks Lattes (Today Only!)

Saving With Shellie

I saw a demo of it at a conference in August and the finished product looks and tastes almost the same. Starbucks just released a new Verismo™ System. This is an at home brewer (like a Keurig) that makes Starbucks coffee, lattes and espresso at home. To celebrate the debut of this new brewer Starbucks is offering FREE lattes made on the Verisimo machine so you can try them for yourself. Just stop by a participating Starbucks store today (10/15) from 4-6 pm to get your free latte!

6 FREE Issues of WORLD Magazine!

Couponing 101

FREE Do Hard Things Conference Audio Download (still available!). AWESOME freebie alert! Right now you can get 6 FREE Issues of WORLD Magazine ! Just type in coupon code WORLD and sign up. No method of payment is required. WORLD Magazine is an excellent source of news reported from a Christian perspective. I highly recommend it for everyone! It’s also a great resource for homeschoolers. Warning: May cause races to the mailbox. Looking for more homeschool-friendly resources?

Kindergarten.com: 19 FREE Educational Apps For Apple Devices!

Couponing 101

FREE Do Hard Things Conference Audio Download. Kindergarten.com is offering FREE downloads of ALL 19 of their educational apps for Apple devices during the month of April! They have lots of great resources including several apps with flash cards, sight words, identification, vocabulary skills, and more! Don’t forget about the FREE InstaCollage Pro app and FREE Highlights apps for kids that are still available as well! Looking for more homeschool-friendly resources?

Free Samples of Clear Ultra Shea Shampoo, Ruffies Trash Bags, and More!

Couponing 101

Free Download of The Do Hard Things Conference. I am once again hosting Freebie Friday over at Mom Advice this week! Amy has endless craft, organization, and homemaking ideas, so be sure to stop on over for a visit! Here are your Friday Freebies: Free Sample of Clear Ultra Shea Shampoo. Facebook offer). Free Sample of Ruffies Trash Bag Sample. Facebook offer). Free Amazon Prime for College Students. Free Baseball Printable Pack. Free BOB Book Early Reading Printables.

$15 Voucher to Barefoot Books = FREE Books!

Couponing 101

FREE Do Hard Things Conference Audio Download. Head over here to take a survey and you’ll receive a FREE $15 voucher to Barefoot Books via email. This voucher can be used toward shipping costs, so you should be able to get at least one book completely FREE, including shipping! Your voucher will be emailed to you within 3-5 days (but it seems most people are receiving them within 24 hours or so). Looking for more homeschool-friendly resources?

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FREE Homeschool Legal Defense Association Membership for Families of Preschoolers

Couponing 101

FREE Do Hard Things Conference Audio Download. Are you considering homeschooling? If your oldest child is under the age of five, Home School Legal Defense Association is offering FREE memberships to families with preschoolers right now ! I highly recommend HSLDA membership for all homeschoolers. They do a tremendous job protecting everyone’s constitutional rights to direct their own children’s education.

5 Ways to Make Travel with Your Family More Affordable

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

We travel a few times a year for my husband’s conferences and to visit family and friends back home. My travel a330 (Photo credit: Wikipedia). My husband and I love to travel, but in the early years of our marriage, we couldn’t travel as much as we would have liked to because we thought it was too expensive to travel. There was the gas, the hotel, and the restaurants to pay for.

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7 Ways to Make Summer Reading More Fun for Kids

Couponing 101

Your child and their friends can read the same book at the same time and then meet up via video conference to discuss what they liked about the book, what confused them, and what they think the main characters should have done differently.

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What to Buy in June and What to Avoid this month Details

Coupons Do Work

On June 13, Apple will commence its annual Worldwide Developers Conference. What to buy in June ? June is the month for sales on seasonal veggies and fruits. For example, blueberries and cherries price tends to to have awesome sales this month — an awesome price drop. For example, you can see these yummy berries drop to as low as $2 bucks per pound.

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Sideline Supplemental Income Opportunities for Retirees

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

I got started by having my own website, joining several blogging networks and getting to know other website owners via the networks and conferences. I retired four and a half years ago from my job as a software project manager. Part of my reason for retiring was that I wanted more flexible work hours and wanted to do something different. If you are retired, you want to have more than one source of income available. That way, if one dries up, you have others to fall back on.

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