Saturday, October 8, 2011

Sweet Tea Social

Today I had the awesome opportunity to drive down to Richmond to meet a group of other Virginia area bloggers. Allison from A Glimpse Inside and Michelle from Dream Home DIY put together a fun-filled day of eating, socializing, and shopping!

Sweet Tea Social

We spent some time lamenting the fact that much of the blogosphere is centered out West. It is a lot more difficult for us East Coast girls to meet one another!

I'll spare you the awful details of our two hour drive down to Richmond. Suffice it to say, I-95 never fails to be a miserable experience. 

The day started at The Cheesecake Factory where we got to sit around a chat casually. Sometimes we would quietly chat with those next to us, while other times we were yelling across the table. Conversation topics included Geography, Photography, and Pinterest. Lots of Pinterest

The party then moved to the nearby Hobby Lobby. Unfortunately, not everyone joined in the shopping. Here is a picture of the five of us who made the trek. From left to right: Me, Kristol from The Magic of Ordinary Things, Allison from A Glimpse Inside, Michelle from Dream Home DIY, and Linda from Craftaholics Anonymous

It was Linda's first time in a Hobby Lobby and we were all excited to join her. Allison and Michelle hosted a HL gift card giveaway at the restaurant, and the stars aligned so that Linda won. It was meant to be!

Anyway, I am so grateful to Allison and Michelle for taking the time to put this together. I had a ton of fun getting to know some awesome people in real life! Makes me want to host a get-together closer to home!


  1. Good times! I should've followed y'all; I didn't end up buying a thing at the mall. I had some luck at Wally World, though.

  2. Good morning! It was so great getting to meet you this weekend. Thank you sooooo much for making the long drive down to see us all :) Hope you and your hubby enjoyed Richmond the rest of the evening!

  3. Sounds like a great time! I've never met up with other bloggers (but I get to go to Snap next year!) I'm kind of tempted to search other bloggers from my area, but I have too much other stuff on my plate right now to think about it. Maybe some day :)



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