April 9, 2011

Chandler Blogger Meet-Up

Yesterday I had the awesome opportunity to meet-up with sweet bloggers that were (mostly) in town for Creative Estates. Ilene, Kim, Sandy, Lindsay, Nicole, Moriah, and Scott & I met up in the lobby of their hotel in downtown Chandler and decided to head to a local Mexican restaurant, Serranos, for some dinner (well, for them at least, Scott & I are early birds and ate with my grandma at 5:30 haha).


I had such a wonderful time meeting everyone, and chatting about blogging and all it entails. Sitting in the restaurant with some of my favorite bloggers felt surreal, and a little overwhelming. I'm a pretty shy person in real life (or so I think so), so when I meet new people I try to overcome my shyness and just chat with them like I've known them forever (which with some of them was super easy because I had already "known" them for quite some time).

Before we left Scott grabbed a few quick shots of us girls. I know he took photos on some of the other ladies' cameras, so keep your eyes peeled for those around the blogosphere.

Here is Ilene and I:


Ilene was such a sweetheart and easy to talk to. She is absolutely darling, and I had such a fun time talking with her about life and blogging. I sure hope our path cross again in the future!

Here is Sandy and I:



Sandy was super sweet and great to talk to. It was so neat to finally meet her, as I adore her blog and shop. She also had an amazing camera that blew Scott and I away, and it was neat hearing about how she handles taking her daily outfit photos and scheduling blogs with her full-time job that takes her all over the country.

I feel so blessed lately to have had the opportunity to meet so many awesome bloggers! I just love the blogging community, and all the wonderful friends I've made because of it!

What are you up to today?
-Chelsea

8 comments:

  1. This is so awesome! It seems like you're getting to meet "everyone". First the AZ blogger meet up and now this! So lucky. ;) Thank you for sharing with us! I love love love Ilene, Sandy, Cole, and Kim! I'll have to check out the other ladies' blogs! I'm sure they're super awesome too.:D

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  2. wait.. Chandler is where? AZ as well? we have a chandler in OK too.

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    i want to be part of a local blogger meet up.
    so fantastic.

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  3. hey! I just found you through Teika's "Guy Behind the Camera" series and I'm so glad I did! I'm from AZ too so it's so inspiring seeing your pics and what an awesome blogger you are! It really motivates me since I'm just starting out blogging.

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  4. it was SO great meeting you chelsea! you are just as sweet in person as you are online. hope to meet up again soon! xo

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  5. i loved our meet-up!!! you were such a good AZ host to us - and it was so fun to meet you and scott.

    and yeah, i'm with you - i totally hope we get the chance to meet-up again one day, friend!!!

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  6. What an awesome opportunity!!!!! I love meeting up with bloggers! Theres a special connection. <3

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  7. Loved meeting you and the others, Chelsea! You were an awesome AZ host to us Chandler tourists ;)

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  8. I can't wait to attend a blogger meet up they seem like so much fun!

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