Haven 2013 >>> We are Here!

Just popping in from Hotlanta!! Here’s my Instagram recap of our little family road trip to get here.

Our trip started off pretty normal…

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We arrived a little after 2 am at the gorgeous Hyatt in Buckhead. It’s such a great venue for Haven 2013!! Needless to say, what was supposed to be an 11 hour trip turned into an almost 13 hour trip because we ran into some crazy weather and had to pull over and let it pass.

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I don’t know about you, but I am not one for driving through torrential rain through mountains next to double trailer semi-trucks. We waited out the storm and watched as people tried to pump gas with water up to their mid calves…more coffee was needed. The kids slept in the back no problem which I am thankful for!

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The Grand Hyatt Buckhead was a very welcomed sight for these weary travelers. Our boys had a second wind once we got inside and we explored the hotel at 2:30am. Totally normal, right? The staff was super nice and accommodating and let the kids pick out some toys for the pool. Once unpacked, we fell right to sleep the minute our heads hit our pillows.

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In true Kristin fashion, I set my alarm for 8am (which is late for this girl), and hit the gym to get rid of the sleepies.

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…and yes, I wear lip gloss when I run. I hate the lip crusties.

We ordered some late morning room service once the littles were awake.

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The boys keep saying this is the BEST.DAY.EVER.
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I agree. Room service and delicious food have that effect on me too! I think we are going to hit the pool as long as the rain stays away and walk down to Trader Joe’s and pick up some room snacks.

Then, I’m off to check-in for Haven (YAY!) and meet and mingle with some of my favorite bloggy friends and meet new ones! I saw the Haven Team having breakfast on my walk back from the gym and I am getting so excited!! I wanted to bang on the window and wave like a fool, but I passed. In just a few hours it all begins!

You can follow all the Haven fun on Instagram. I’ll have my phone at my side snapping away!



    • BLISS AT HOME says

      Thanks Cassie 🙂 It was a blast! We are going to make the trek home today sometime! I hope you enjoyed your weekend!! xo Kristin

  1. says

    Woah! Mammoth trip! Looking forepward to stalking your IG feed for the next few days as I live Haven vicariously through you (from little old Sydney, Australia 🙂 Enjoy!

  2. says

    Hey, Kristin! We met last night at Haven! So great talking to you in the reception area while we waiting for our wine! 🙂 Are you enjoying things so far? How cute that you brought your babies while Mommy networks! 🙂 Anyhow, see you in the sessions later!!

    • BLISS AT HOME says

      Serena, so nice to meet you dancing queen 🙂 I am going to go stalk your blog for awile now! xo Kristin

  3. says

    Hey Kristin,

    So glad we got to share Mexican food together. That Margarita was delicious haha!

    I’ll forever remember that pretty pink shirt!

    So glad I got to met you. Totally following you on all the social channels!

    Much love,
    Trisha D.

    • BLISS AT HOME says

      Hi Trisha 🙂 Great to meet you too! I think that had to be the largest margarita I have ever seen! LOL! I just got in last night but I can’t wait to get some time to stalk your blog! xoxo Kristin

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    Hey rock star!

    It was awesome to meet you at Haven and I love your blog design! It’s so classic and fresh!

    Happy day friend!

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