Howdy! With January almost at a close (how can that be???), I thought I’d share some pictures and memories from our Winter CHA trip to sunny California. We had a great time with well-known (old just doesn’t sound right) friends and with brand-new friends, too!
This year was the first year that Brianna joined Jody and I for the trip. So of course we had to commemorate the occasion with Mimosa’s on the plane. Cheers!
Julie Dinn also joined us, and on our first day on the show floor we got to visit with Melody Rupple. It’s always a pleasure to spend time with this cool, Cali chick. :-) Scotch brand had an adorable photo booth make-n-take, so here we all are, enjoying the props.
One of the highlights of any CHA is getting to spend time with people in our industry and people on our team. We got to have dinner with Kimberly Crawford, Cindy Lawrence, and Sherrie Siemens followed by breakfast with Lori Craig. Below is a picture from our lunch with Suzy Plantamura and Laina Lamb. SUCH fun!
We also got to spend time with our European distributors. It was such a pleasure to meet them! Prost!
Don’t tell the bosses, but on Monday we ditched the show and spent the day at Disneyland! Here we are with our tickets, entering the park.
And here is a collage of some great California Adventure fun!
Unfortunately the only souvenir I brought back with me was the flu. But as you can see below, I had some amazing company to help me rest as my Tamiflu and cough suppressants kicked in. <3
I’m always so excited as CHA approaches. Trend-spotting, friendship, belly laughs, and business just make for such an enjoyable time. I hope you enjoyed taking a peek at our trip, and maybe someday we will see YOU there!