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IFBC 2013: was it worth it?

So I just finished my first trek to the International Food Bloggers Conference, which was conveniently held in downtown Seattle. (I can claim it was for my comfort, if only because I’m lazy.)

Anyone who looks up conferences is usually looking to get one question answered: if it’s it worth it for them to attend. Like any good graduate level question, the answer is that it depends.

Here I’ll break down some of the high and low points of IFBC 2013, so you can decide for yourself if it’s worth the time and effort.

THE FANTASTIC:

Dorie Greenspan, ladies and gentlemen.

IFBC 2013

She is freaking adorable. I told her how the Baking From My Home To Yours cookbook was responsible for my descent into baking and avoiding my thesis. She told me to finish graduate school so my mother wouldn’t worry. Continue reading »

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Silly hats, Dorie Greenspan, and cake: Thoughts for IFBC 2013

So I’m attending the 2013 International Food Bloggers Conference for the first time this year, and to make my budget slightly less insane I agreed to write three posts on the conference. I’ve decided they will be as follows:

  • Why you should attend
  • Silly things to do in Seattle while you’re here (Probably for August 2013)
  • A post-event evaluation of the conference

So, some reasons why I think you should attend IFBC 2013:

I will be there. Probably wearing a silly hat. I own a wool bowler I made myself in a millinery class, but for this occasion I may make something custom, maybe a fascinator in the shape of a cupcake.

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