Saturday was the planned Alabama Blate. (And a Mississippi girl. hey Heather!!) I was really nervous on my way there. I have anxiety about meeting new people, and this was 8 new girls at once! We all planned to meet at Urban Standard downtown. It is a super cute little coffee shop that serves sandwiches and such. If you are ever in the area, you ought to check it out! When I got there, I saw Ashley and Kayln, and I recognized them immediately. They looked so sweet and friendly, I knew I was going to be alright!
Everyone else showed up quickly after, and we were able to snag a big table. We hung out and chatted and had lunch for about 3 hours. It was amazing. Each and every one of these girls is so sweet, I feel like I have 8 new friends! We already have another blate in the works! I am so happy that I did this. If you have other bloggers in your area, you really should set up a blate. Although, I can already tell you that these Alabama/Mississippi girls are the best ever!
In true blogger fashion, you know we took some pictures!!!!
Let me introduce you to these amazing ladies. Be sure to check out their blogs!
I am truly excited for the next time that we all meet up! I came home like a little school girl telling my husband about my new friends. I never thought that this blog would bring me to some real life friends in my area. I am truly blessed beyond belief.
“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: "What! You too? I thought I was the only one.”― C.S. Lewis
Saturday evening, we called up Chris's dad and asked him if we brought steaks over for all of us, would he grill them. The steaks were amazing, I love spending time with his family!
Sunday was a productive day for me. I got new social media icons on my blog, and caught up on some blog reading. I also got our meal planning done for the week and went grocery shopping.
A look at our menu:
Salsa Chicken and Spanish Brown Rice
Skinny Cheeseburger Wrap and Dr Oz Cole Slaw
Skinny Cajun Chicken Pasta
Baked Zucchini Chips, soup and salad
I have made the salsa chicken and spanish brown rice before, if any of the other stuff turns out great, there will be some recipes to follow!
I hope everyone has a fabulous week!