Erin’s evo’12 Photo Recap

I don’t get out as much as I should, and evo conference is one of the few times each year I get to see some of my favorite people face-to-face.
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I was delighted to head up to Park City, Utah again this year for evo’12. I don’t get out as much as I should and evo conference is one of the few times each year that I get to see some of my favorite people face-to-face.

This year there were AMAZING keynote speakers, fantastic workshops, engaged and supportive sponsors, and the kind of inclusive vibe that makes everyone feel like a friend the very first day of the event.

As someone that has worked with Rachael for six-and-a-half years (I was the 1st employee she and Stephanie hired waaaaay back in the day,) I got more than a few chuckles out of her Ignite presentation. (Watch it to learn her patented Mormon gang sign.)

I left evo feeling inspired, rejuvenated, and refocused from my interactions with some of the amazing people that I met and reconnected with at evo’12.

Enough yammering. Here’s evo’12 in photos. Instagram photos, because that’s how I roll.

I got to meet Stephanie Porter (pictured below) and Raejean Roberts, for the first time in person. (Extra points to Stephanie and I for coordinating our outfits.)

1 me and s

I got to cuddle my long-time bestie, Becky and hang out with the rest of the too-wonderful-for-words Crafting Chicks. (I’ve known Becky since the 7th grade...which is why my hug borders on downright possessive.)

2 bec

Rachael and I are rarely stylishly and/or professionally dressed at the same time. (We like our jeans.) I thought this might be a nice opportunity to get a photo of us together. I was mistaken...you can dress us up, but you can’t take us out.

3 RH

I attended a photography workshop taught by Tracey Clark. I had an amazing experience and left evo’12 feeling empowered to use my camera to capture what is important to me.

4 TC

I enjoyed a lovely ride on The Orange Bubble Lift at the Canyons.

5 bubble

The reason for my afternoon lift ride? The food workshop hosted by the California Avocado Growers Association. The food was TO DIE FOR.

6 avacado

So were the beverages. That’s a margarita that features muddled cucumbers and jalapenos. ZING!

7 marg

A windy summer storm blew in and knocked out the power. No worries. The Canyons did a great job taking care of us and provided more than enough glow sticks for an in-room dance party.

8 lights out

I got to hang out in the P&G beauty suite. See those hot legs photo-bombing my self-portrait? They belong to Rachael. #rawr

9 legs

I tried out beachy waves. For the first and last time. Too much work. Too much hairspray. That’s not how I roll.

10 wave

We hauled Shannon up the mountain for her first trip down the Alpine Slide at Park City Mountain Resort. (Props to Erica for rocking red lips mid-mountain.)

11 race 2

I challenged Rachael to a race on the Alpine Slide. She wasted me. (See, we’re so much more well behaved in our casual clothing.)

12 slide race

I was enchanted, once again, by the mountain magic of the Canyons.

13 twinkle

And I was delighted to share my Kiwi Crate cape with my boy when I returned home.

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What a weekend. :)

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