Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Day Date With Bloggers

Me. Lydia, Amber, Megan, Courtney, and Bethany [photo courtesy of Lydia A]
It was a beautiful day.  Perfect for a day date with a few lovely ladies.  I met up with Lydia, Megan, and Courtney and we went off to meet up with Amber and Bethany in West Hartford.
This was also our last blogger meet up before Courtney left Connecticut so we wanted to make sure that she had a proper blogger send off before her journey back to Canada.  The weather was typical of a June day in New England, but surprisingly not too humid compared to the past few days of heatwave that we had the previous week.  As long as it wasn't raining, it was all good!
Beautiful day for a drive.
We all had some crepes at a cute little French cafe called Le Petit France Bakery.  How fitting for a blogger meet up, right?!  Oui oui!  I had a savory crepe called the St. Michele that had goat cheese, artichokes, and sun dried tomatoes with a bottle of Perrier sparking water.  It was the first time I've ever had a savory crepe and it was magnifique!  We chatted about bloggy stuff you know, the usual.
After our fabulous lunch we went to Blue Back Square.  However before that, I made sure to add more quarters to my parking meter....because I just wanted to make sure I didn't get another ticket for expired time on the meter, folks!!  We then ventured off to Charming Charlie's which was a mecca of accessories - a surefire hit for these fashionable ladies.
After several times of walking around in the color coordinated store, we then walked over to a consignment store called Second Time Around.  I don't think I've ever been to such a store that had Prada and Christian Loubiton heels encased in glass.  It was pretty cool, but way over my budget.  Like a few hundred bucks over my budget.  Then, in true blogger meet up fashion, we then took some pictures.... These awesome pictures were taken by Lydia.
The lovely Bethany of More Fruit Please  [photo courtesy of Lydia A]
Amber of The Girly Bird [photo courtesy of Lydia A]
Courtney of Sartorial Sidelines [photo courtesy of Courtney]
Megan of The Closet Fashionista [photo courtesy of Lydia A]
Lydia of Chic on the Cheap [photo courtesy of Lydia A]

And that's me...shying away from the camera. [photo courtesy of Lydia A]
And of course a photo shoot is not complete without me doing something silly. [photo courtesy of Lydia A]
After the little photo shoot, Bethany and Amber left and the rest of us decided to go back to Blue Back Square for some Pinkberry and Starbucks.  We then went to Nordstrom Rack and TJMaxx.  I think we all bought cute little additions to our wardrobes.  I bought a new Anne Klein watch for $30.00 with the coaxing of Megan and Lydia.  Thanks ladies!  I love my new watch.

After a long day of lunching, walking, and shopping we ended our meet up at Eli's on Whitney which is a cute little pub in Hamden, CT.  We were pretty ravenous for dinner and I definitely wanted a glass of Pinot Grigio.
Cheers to another successful meet up!
We're getting much better at blogger meet ups lately.
Another successful blogger meet up under our belts!
P.S.  Courtney I wish you the best!! We will miss you!

If you'd like to see what the other ladies wrote about our bloggy day, please check out their blogs:
Chic on the Cheap
Closet Fashionista
The Girly Bird
More Fruit Please
Sartorial Sidelines


Annie said...

Looks like it was a blast! And you all look fabulous :)

The Other Side of Gray

LyddieGal said...

Definitely such a great day, I wish we could do it more!

Chic on the Cheap

Courtney Erin said...

Yeah, I totally wish we could do another of these!

Courtney ~

The Select & Cy said...

I live in Paris, the fashion I know what that is ;) I like very much your style!
It is this style which we like seeing and which we look for to " The Select and Cy "
Be going to make it a tour has the opportunity.

my thrifty closet said...

what a fun blogger meet! Everyone looks gorgeous. I like the color of your dress, you look simple yet stylish. I would feel so so nervous on a meet up like this.


Alex Elizabeth said...

Next time I have a blogger meetup I definitely need to convince everyone to get in a photo. This looks like it was a totally awesome day!

The Key To Chic said...

I spy some of my favorite bloggers! I also spy Jason Wu for Target. How chic! Looks so fun, blogger power!!!

Daniela said...

looks like fun! I love your yellow bag, btw. I've seen a lot of them here in Boston, especially around BU.

Laura Go said...

WHY DO I NOT LIVE IN THE EAST COAST? I ask myself that a lot these days! You gals look like you had soooo much fun! I would've loved to chit chat, drink, and shop with you all! Then we could totally make tons of skirts together!

♥ laura
the blog of worldly delights
the shop of worldly delights

Amber said...

we are such a good looking group of ladies :)

Eli said...

Ooh I love your dress, what a great color and so perfect for the summer! And your watch, I'm suddenly VERY into watches, this one is very cool.

Sandy a la Mode said...

awww this looks like SOO much fun!!!

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