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Sunday, March 17, 2013

Midwest Meet-Up . . .

  
what fun
a
Midwest Meet-Up
on
saturday
 
barbie and I took off friday for chicago land
barb's sister joined us so she could
spend some time with her great niece
while her niece and husband
cheered on the spartans
 at the
united center
 
we stopped at
southern belle's in bedford park
for a bite to eat
 
best comfort food ever
ask for mo
 
she will provide
great service,
very pleasant
and she is fun too
~ ~ ~


 
Room 363
was where we met for our
Midwest Meet-Up

twenty five
plus a few more
talented women
and
mark
the owner,
(also very talented)
 
we cuddled in
to meet one another
hear bits and pieces
of life history
and
crazy fun life moments
 
oh yes, we managed to share
some blogging information/ideas too 
 
we brought favors
and business cards to 
help identify our blogs and ourselves


irish garden house

 
 made clay shamrocks
 
 
there were
sweet treats
creative cards and notes
gifts and more for us to receive
which we tucked into a meet up swag bag for take home

 
the shop had me browsing at the first sound of go
i wanted this but it didn't hop into my purchase bag


so much to see and dream about


tiny little treasures tucked here and there




the birds caught my eye and a few flew into my purchase bag


there were others peeking at ideas
caught you penny


 

 
 

my maiden name is peacock
wonder why this photo happened


loved these
i have some audubon prints
guess what
i need to find some
 circular frames

 
mark provided wonderful hospitality for our
boisterous, energetic, somewhat gregarious
 most assuredly talented, happy, loving, chatty group

thank you to
jen rizzo for bringing us together
and for making the midwest meet-up happen

i am sure everyone agrees
we appreciated you jen 

the only
people pictures i took
happened to be on my iphone
which is new to me

surprise surprise
 i am a bit technology challenged

  i had it on video
mostly cackling sound
in the background

it certainly reassured me
that this was a fun day

it was great meeting each of you
i look forward to visiting you
on your special place
in the the web world

ta ta for now
love
lynne



 


14 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

sounds like a lot of fun. :)

i'd be all about the birdie stuff, too.

Vicki @ lifeinmyemptynest said...

How fun - good job representing the Michigan bloggers :-)

Jill said...

Fun, indeed!

babs said...

Nice recap Lynne. So enjoyed spending a few days together. Ready for the Michigan Bloggers Roundup?

Pamela Gordon said...

It looks and sounds like you had a lot of fun Lynn! I love the shamrocks you made for your blog name. Sweet!

At Home in English Valley said...

Holy Smokes, your photos are amazing Lynne. We did have a great time, didn't we? Wish you lived next door, but it's nice to know you're just a click away! Love, Penny

Riet said...

what a lot of fun you must have had.

Kim K. said...

What fun you had. Looks like a wonderful time was had by all.

barb said...

Wow, sounds like fun was had by all.

eileeninmd said...

Lynne, it looks like so much fun! Meeting new friends and bloggers sounds great. I loved the photos. I had to laugh that some birdie items flew into your shopping bag. Thanks for sharing, have a happy week!

Thistle Cove Farm said...

A meet-up sounds like so much fun. thankfully the weather cooperated.

Nancy Claeys said...

Love your shamrock creations Lynne! You need to sell these.

Heather said...

So glad you are home safe and sound and had a wonderful trip! Cheers~

Rural Revival said...

Fabulous!! I love hearing bloggers meeting in person. It's nice to have face to face contact when possible. I had my first blogger friend meeting on Friday night. It was a delight!