What is Haven you might be asking…
Haven is a 3 day blogging conference held in Atlanta, Georgia. I bought my ticket to Haven 2013 the same month that I started my blog. I was so nervous. The thought of meeting bloggers that really know their stuff was a bit intimidating. Let me tell you, my fears were erased quickly!
I meet so many wonderful, real, smiling faces!
( Cindy, Dwellings-The heart of your home~ Christy, Our Southern Home~ Beth, Farm Fresh Vintage Finds~ Tricia, Simplicity in the South~ KariAnne, Thistlewood Farms~ Sarah, Thrifty Decor Chick~ Chris, Just a Girl)
And I learned so much!
But more than all of that, I learned I am not alone in this blogging world. The women (and a few men) behind these blogs are just like me. They are real. They have confidence and insecurities…success and failures…experience yet still learning. They have hearts that are bigger than you will ever know. They are giving to each other, to me, and the communities they live in.
They are now my friends…my real life friends.
As hard as it was to step outside my comfort zone and say
“Hey, I’m Sonya from At Home with The Barkers,” I am so glad I did!
(Beckie, Infarrantly Creative)
I could post pictures for miles, I seriously meet so many wonderful people! You can see lots more of those pics if you follow me on Instagram.
I would like to send A HUGE thank you to the Haven Team for the fabulous conference…from the atmosphere to the swag bags, to great vendors and sponsors! You all did agreat job!
I can’t wait for Haven 2014! Now Go and DO GOOD ON A GRAND SCALE!