Crossing the Virtual Friendship Line

Monday, October 29, 2012

Ahhhh, Monday....never my favorite day, but especially not this Monday, since it signals the end of a glorious weekend. It was packed with family fun and projects...but what made it so special was the time spent with new friends. I am so grateful that this blog has brought these girls to my life!

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Me, Courtney & Megan
Megan and I have seen each other several times since meeting through our blogs, but this was our first time meeting Courtney in person. I am so thrilled to no longer refer to her as 'my blog friend Courtney from California.' Now she's just, my friend Courtney! (You bloggers know what I mean...when you talk to someone in your 'real life' about a blog friend...you always have to preface. And even then the person looks at you funny.) Even our husbands hit it off and became fast friends!

One of the best parts was having them over to our house...watching them see it in person was funny. I guess pictures don't really show the whole package.

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Why yes I'm wearing the same outfit as my profile pic!

We also met a few blog readers while out-and-about the city (a first for me)! Even though my face turned beet-red and I clammed up like a Lohan in court, I loved meeting them, and was so glad they said 'Hi.' Thank goodness I wasn't picking my nose at the time (or was I?!)!

We had such a great weekend, and I'm already looking forward to next time...and hopefully meeting more of my online friends! Who wants to plan one big blogger party?! Have you met any of your blog friends in person? I've got tons I'd love to run in to!

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  1. Looks like an AWESOME weekend! And I LOVE the new profile pic! Sooooooo cute!

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  2. Such fun, Cassie :) Three hot mamas on the town!

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  3. you three are adorableness. I have to say three of my favorite Charleston ladies started out as just blog friends and now they're on my must see list with every trip back to SC :)

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  4. What fun! Too much cuteness in those photos! Haven't met any blog friends in person, but I'd love to. I totally know what you mean about telling your "real life" friends about your "blog friends". They don't really get it!

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  5. So sweet! I have many blogger friends I would love to meet in person! It's always so nice to have a friendship with people you have so much in common with. :)

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  6. Some of my favorite ladies Right-There! Love you three.

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  7. Looks like you all had a great time! Isn't crazy how the conversation just flows? It totally makes you realize that your blog friendships are real.

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  8. Hahaha... clamming up like a Lohan in court! That would totally be me! Yes, whenever I've used "blog friend" I'm met with the look that screams, "Oh, I didn't realize you we're the gamer type..."

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  9. Put me on your calendar...heading to Big D in June. It's a done deal. Looks like ya'll had a blast!

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  10. Sounds like a wonderful weekend! Meeting some of my 'blog friends' in person is something that I definitely hope to do someday! Glad you got to! :-)

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  11. So happy you all got to meet up! Sounds like a lot of fun:) I'd love to hook up with some of my blog friends some time!

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  12. That's so funny that you blogged about this because I was blog stalking a few weeks ago and came across a girl's blog and it turns out she was my neighbor! talk about a small world! haha

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  13. That looks so wonderful! I went to a Chicago blogger meet-up over the summer and it was awesome to meet them in person. We're actually getting together again this weekend! If you're ever in Chicago I'd love to meet you, too!

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  14. So.much.fun!!! And love that they got to see the casa de Sugerplum!!

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  15. Awww...three of my favorite people all in one place! I am hoping to meet up with sweet Michaela in Texas this weekend. Can't wait.

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  16. I thought I was your virtual friend Courtney from California? You know what - our cyber relationship of mutual snarky comments is DONE! I am breaking up!

    - the OTHER Courtney from California

    :)

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  17. "like a Lohan in court" JEEZE you are too funny!! I hope to one day create the relationships you guys have :) I'm glad you all had fun!

    xo, Courtney

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  18. I want in on the next blogger party! You ladies look lovely.

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  19. Awww, how fun! I'll be visiting Dallas in late January! Maybe I'll see you out and about then :)

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  20. Meeting blog friends is an awesome thing! It's amazing how close you can become with people you meet on the Internet! So glad you girls had a great time!

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  21. That is totally awesome...it's the best meeting blog peeps you love and realizing you love them in person, too (c: And weren't you all just the cutest!!! Good times (c:

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  22. Isn't it the best to meet up with real life blogger friends?? It's the most fun! So glad you girls got together, you're all so so pretty. So the big party can be Haven next year. Would love to see all your shining faces there!

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  23. I love, love, love meeting blog friends in person. It's the number one reason I go to blog conferences. I've even thrown several events in LA for bloggers.

    I'm hoping to throw a blogger party/meetup in Dallas in March, just before the Blissdom blogger conference. I hope you would consider coming!

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  24. So fun to see my favorite bloggy ladies together and having such a good time! Hugs and smooches to you all from afar!

    xo!
    Jen

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  25. Aw, so jealous! I've met Courtney but would love to add you and Megan to the list of my "real" friends : ) PS. LOVE the new profile pic (and outfit, duh).

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