Ann-Arbor Blogger Meet-up!

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Saturday was such a blast! Suze from Miss Vinyl Ahoy, hosted a blogger Meet-up/clothing swap in Ann Arbor. Suze and I chat on twitter every now and again, and I was really excited to finally get a chance to meet her in person. So, Tiffany, Brittney, Cat and I, decided to pile into my little Saturn and head out to Ann Arbor for the afternoon. I am so thankful for Cat and her husbands' Iphone. I think I ended up turning around about five times between the ride there and back. Ann Arbor is confusing! I have driven to Chicago, all around the UP, and in Detroit, but I always end up getting confused when it comes to Ann Arbor. 

As true Michigan bloggers, we meet up in a beautiful park, the Nicholas Arboretum. Suze was sure to supply us with Faygo and Better Maid chips, to support the Mitten-State, Yum! We each received adorable rings, and set out our clothes to swap. I ended up with some cute skirts and a top, and managed to purge a few items out of my own closet. I have never been to a clothing swap before, and I have to say that I loved it. Everyone was so nice, and we chatted as we sized up clothing. But the best part was meeting so many Michigan (and one Ohio), bloggers! I got to meet a few new girls that were all very sweet and funny: Liz, Jaclyn, & Katie!

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Check out their blogs!

Suze from Miss Vinyl Ahoy
Liz from 26 and counting
Cat from Midwest Mayhem
Tiffany from Nynga +The  Bear 
Britney from Woodstock Hearts Fashion
Jaclyn from Stay in the Lines
& Katie from Fashion Frugality

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Details
Pre-Dawn pastures dress-Modcloth
Tights-CVS
Boots-Alloy
Scarf-Thirfted
Belt & Cardi-F21

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  1. It was so great meeting you this weekend! The meet-up was so fun and I'm glad we had a chance to take some photos. Glad i get to check out your blog now :)

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  2. Blogger meetup??? Fun!!! It looks like you ladies had a great time.

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  3. What beautiful dressers! I'll have to check out their blogs.

    I'm glad you had fun. A clothing-swap is a terrific idea, only in my case I'd need to do a meetup with giant-bloggers...

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  4. Someday I'll get to go to a blogger meetup! Looks like you had a great time. (:

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  5. Awesome blogger meet-up and such a beautiful place to have it.
    Everyone looks so stylish! :)

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  6. you girls all look lovely! love your skirt. love polka dots :)

    xo zebra and meerkat

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  7. Looks like a fun outing!
    And I really like all the green layering!

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  8. What a stylish group of ladies. I seriously love your boots! :)

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  9. what a fun day! i love that you ate and drank MI staples!

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  11. oh, you and your friends look so great!! :D looks like you guys have a fun day. love your outfit. btw, my mom just peak me when i see your page and she said that you look pretty and love your dress :)

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  12. What fun outfits you guys were wearing!

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  13. How cool. Love that you guys get together like this.

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  14. Jealous! I've never been to a blogger meetup. This looks so awesome tho, and you looks so cute! Those boots rule. Really love them.

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  15. Haha, I'm just glad Jon let me borrow his phone that day! Usually it takes a lot of convincing to get him to part with it.

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  17. I love the colors of your outfit. I'm totally transfixed by them. They seem to capture the lovely color of the fading autumn leaves just perfectly. Surprisingly, green is often left out of the Fall color palette, so I'm glad to see it so well done here.

    This sounds like a fun meet up! I haven't seen any blogger friends since last December and I'm definitely missing conversation with girls who appreciate a vintage dress just as much as I do.

    I have a woeful driving story from Ann Arbor as well! The reason why I know so much about MI/vacationed there most of my childhood is because my parents are from there (Dad- Lansing/Charlevoix, Mom-Grand Rapids) but they both met at the University of Michigan. Consequently, we've spent many a time at MI football games (my parents are visiting old friends for one this October) which naturally lead to parking fiascos. My favorite story was when our family friends took us out for a nice dinner in downtown Ann Arbor. Our host had parked in a permit lot where they normally never check if people have the sticker or not. Given that it was the night after a big game though and MI lost so the cops were ornery, they were hyper vigilant about parking tickets. Needless to say, after dinner, we found the car had been towed. What was once a pleasant evening turned into our host ranting and us taking shelter in an adorable cafe called Sweet Water. I remember the experience as funny despite the overall irritating nature of it.

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  18. It was so great to meet you in person finally! :)

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  19. Oh, How I miss blogger meet-ups! Cute skirt, Sarah.

    And all of you look absolutely lovely. :)

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  20. OH it looks like you ladies had so much fun!

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  21. awww you all look super cute and I love your look!

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  22. Hi, if you have more meetups in Ann Arbor let me know. I am in Saline and would love to meet other bloggers.

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