The Spirit of Receiving

I found out today that I have been the recipient of an incredible gift. I was given a ticket to BlogHer. Remember the generous people at Minti that were giving tickets away? Yep. They offered me one. I am elated and bursting with gratitude. I had a bit of help from two wonderful and kind bloggers and to them I am grateful as well.

Still buzzing from the excitement and truth be told, the shock I have been dreaming all day about the approaching July weekend in San Jose. Being surrounded by many of the amazing women I’ve come to adore in these few months of my blogging experience (see expanding blog roll), talking (FACE TO FACE), learning, and if all goes well, eating and drinking (moderation, moderation) sounds like the coolest possible way to spend a long weekend. I feel like a kid anticipating a trip to Disneyland. Oh, the glorious butterflies!!!

This morning my horoscope made mention of “a small windfall”. As far as I’m concerned, I believe my ticket to BlogHer fits the bill in a BIG way.

Thank you Clay and everyone at Minti.
You’ve made me a very happy MommyBlogHer.

16 Comments
  • Matt
    Posted at 05:30h, 26 May Reply

    Congratulations on the win. Really happy for you and I hope you have a great time (I will come read this blog to make sure 😉 )

    Matt – Minti Co-founder

  • mommy on the verge
    Posted at 06:28h, 26 May Reply

    Congratulations! Come over and introduce yourself! I love your books, very creative.

  • Clay Cook
    Posted at 08:00h, 26 May Reply

    Well done again Tracey – much deserved 🙂
    Clay – Minti Co-Founder

  • petal
    Posted at 15:11h, 26 May Reply

    If anyone deserves it you do!

  • Motherhood Uncensored
    Posted at 18:12h, 26 May Reply

    Yeah hooray hooray.

    Can’t wait to see you there!

  • PeetsMom
    Posted at 18:36h, 26 May Reply

    Woo-Hoo! You go girlfriend! Can’t wait to hear all about it when you get home!!

    …but I’d better be seeing you before that!

  • Mom101
    Posted at 00:21h, 27 May Reply

    Oh I’m so excited to meet you! Fantastic news.

  • Izzy
    Posted at 03:57h, 27 May Reply

    CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!

    Woooohoooo! Can’t wait to meet ya!

  • Sarah e.Smith
    Posted at 05:11h, 28 May Reply

    thank you so much for referring my work to Cool Mom Picks! I am honored that you thought so highly of my pieces to recommend them to that site 🙂

  • Mrs. Chicky
    Posted at 01:38h, 29 May Reply

    Congratulations! I’m very happy for you. Enjoy Blogher!

  • Suebob
    Posted at 02:10h, 29 May Reply

    I can’t wait to meet you! I’m going to get some cool red stapler shirts on Cafe Press so I will be instantly recognizable.

  • Wendy Boucher
    Posted at 19:16h, 29 May Reply

    See you there. Yay!

  • Jenny
    Posted at 00:06h, 30 May Reply

    Congratulations! Have fun for the rest of us!

  • Claddyjack
    Posted at 18:22h, 31 May Reply

    Represent Trace! I can’t wait to hear all about the adventure.

  • HeatherJ
    Posted at 19:30h, 31 May Reply

    yay for you! I wish I was going, but maybe next year. I hope you have a fabulous time.

  • mothergoosemouse
    Posted at 18:46h, 01 June Reply

    Congratulations!! And thanks for visiting me – I promise to do another music contest after BlogHer. I hope you will join in the karaoke…

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