Houston Blogger Meetup {Recap}

Our Houston blogger meet up finally arrived and was so fun!  I think it’s natural to be a little nervous meeting face-to-face with people you haven’t actually “met” before, but these gals were so easy going and friendly and fun to be around.  A margarita (or two) didn’t hurt either!   Here’s the beautiful bunch of girls that were able to attend.  image Once we all started chatting, it was like we’d already been friends for ages.  I was happy to learn that a few people live and work near me, so hopefully, we can see each other again soon. image Emily (Name 5 Things); Susannah (Life Behind the Ivy); Emily (Decor Chick) I had met Emily (N5T) once before so it was great to get together again.  Susannah is so sweet and just easy to be around.  You may remember that Emily (Decor Chick) and I are buds pre-blog and she has become an even closer friend over this last year.  image Tiffanie (Pineapples & Pickles); Breann (Life and Love of a Parrothead); Lauren (Mr. and Mrs. Goontz) Can you believe that Tiffanie and Breann just had babies?!  I thought they looked phenomenal.  If you want to see some seriously cute baby boys, you need to visit their blogs.  And turns out Lauren is our resident newlywed!  Awwww! image Laurel (Go Against the Grain); Nancy (Loves to Create); Amy (blog currently inactive) Laurel and Nancy were so sweet to bring hand-crafted goodies for all of us.  Laurel brought these fun straws and Nancy created hand-made cards.  Those girls are both so talented! image Laurel also makes these “bride-to-be” straws and you can order them (and other fun things) here. image image They don’t know it yet, but they inspired me to make some hand-crafted mother’s day cards today!  Thank you Laurel and Nancy! And how cute is Amy?  Since her blog is currently inactive, I’ll be sure to let you know when it’s up and running. image Me; Amanda (Amanda Carol Interiors), Kristen (Fit 2 Feel Better) Amanda and I discovered we have a shared love of favorite fabrics and Kristen is just too adorable.  I couldn’t believe we were the same age since she looks like she’s 24:) image Emily (Decor Chick);  Cyndy (The Exchange); Elsa (Casa Greer) I have to give a shout out to Cyndy who drove 2 hours to meet up!  How awesome is that?  Elsa is so genuine and I loved getting to know her more.  And I just love her sense of style. image Elz (Elzabelz)  If you follow Elz on twitter, you know how funny she is, and in-person she is just full of energy and a really vibrant person.  I appreciated getting to talk to her about schools for James for the future since she has some experience. image After we ate and hung out, we walked across the street and went to Anthro, West Elm, and Z Gallerie.  I don’t think anyone made any major purchases, but it was fun to just browse around together. I know it’s not always easy to get away from your life, errands, or family in the middle of a Saturday afternoon, so I’m really thrilled that this worked out.  Some people who wanted to join weren’t able to make it, but don’t worry, we’re hoping we do another meet up in the future:) image image image image image image image image image image image image image

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Hi! I’m Megan, mom to a thoughtful teenager and spunky young girl. We call Houston home and recently moved into our dream home. I traded my lawyer hat to become a full-time blogger in 2010. I love sharing my passion for affordable fashion, home decor, organization, & fitness to help inspire you to take care of you!


  1. Your photos turned out fab, my photos didn't turn out well at all except for a couple 🙁 Thanks again for organizing this gathering and I look forward to more in the future! Hugs from Conroe!

  2. How fun! Great photos of all of you. Megan, you're beautiful. Sounds like a perfect Saturday afternoon.

  3. Thank you so much Megan for organizing and hosting! I loved meeting you Megan and all of the fabulous ladies! What an amazing group of women! Thank you again Megan!


  4. It was so much fun. Big Thanks to you & Emily for organizing. Thanks also for your sweet words about me and that totally natural pic! Email or DM me anytime you have any questions about schools. Hope to see you soon.

  5. Looks like you all had a wonderful time! Thanks for introducing me to some fabulous new blogs as well 🙂

  6. Oh, how fun! I've only had one bloggy meet-up. Richella from Imparting Grace came to my Nannie's town in NC to meet me and we had the nicest time. Most bloggers are pretty true to their "online personas," I think. How nice that you had a good group of girls to get together!

  7. it was really fun!!! and I look like the one who had the TWO margaritas! LOL

    And next time your up for a High Fashion Home run- call me!!

  8. How fun! Ya'll are all so cute. The Atlanta girls were getting together the same time. You all had a great turnout & isn't it so much fun to meet up with other bloggers? We will definitely be doing it again too.

  9. Wow- I wish I lived closer! Looks like an amazing time! So great that you were all able to meet up. Blogging is a great thing – you can meet so many great people who share similar interests! 🙂

  10. Megan, thanks so much for organizing- I had so much fun meeting and getting to know everyone! Next time I'll plan better so I can come shopping too!
    Let's have another meet up again soon!

  11. Oh, I love it. What a great day. Fun to see all of you girls in these photos. Thanks for sharing, Megan!!

  12. That looks like SUCH a GOOD time. I'm jealz. Glad ya'll could make it work out and have a successful meetup!

  13. I hated to have to miss it but hubby had some things we needed to do; and I had a crawfish boil to go to at 4:00…hopefully next time, although y'all are all so cute, I feel like the grandma of the Houston bloggers!! 😀

  14. So fun!!! I'm thrilled it worked out for you guys…and now I have some new blogs to check out!

    Megan, how do you look adorable and hot at the same time?!?!

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