Saturday, November 19, 2011

Bloggy Party!

I met up with 10 Christchurch bloggers last night at Miriams house for a Secret Santa party! Let me tell you, I was crazy nervous, but even more excited! I have been following all these ladies for months and months, its nice to finally meet them and put a face and voice to their text on screen! Funny how you create your own expectations of people, many of them blew those out of the water (in a great way!).

The evening was filled with delicious baking, fun crafted presents and lots of laughter!




Again, I really honestly couldn't believe how lovely everyone was. I guess I wouldn't bother reading their blogs if they weren't lovely.

We were supposed to trade a handmade / baked / opshopped gift and I mega failed on this. I was supposed to make for Max and I had all these plans and dreams which I left until the last minute, then I had to take Camilla to the doctors and that stuffed up all my plans so I had to do a quick dash to the supermarket on my way to the party, excuses excuses. Either way, the gift I gave was crap compared to what I received. Guilt much!?

Miriam was my Secret Santa and she gave me a great book on eating for kids, a goodnight story book for Camilla, pretty pretty story pages about birdies loving their Mamas that I'm going to put on the wall in Millas bedroom, a personalised singlet and for me, pretty pretty crane earrings that I had previously admired elsewhere in the blogland!



Big thankyous to Juliet for organising everything and for the party photos!!

5 comments:

  1. Oh that looks like such fun. Next year I may have to organise a Wellington Blog Party.

    I am also glad you've had progress on the Poo front. I used to freak out after 2 days, but that's cos he was such a regular little dude... not so much now.

    Enjoy your weekend!

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  2. Poor wee girl, hope she feels better soon!
    was lots of fun, great to meet you at last, and
    ps i disagree, chocolate and a good mag is an EXCELLENT present, thanks so much x

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  3. Christchurch bloggers rock!
    Sounds like it was such a wonderful evening xxx

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  4. So glad you had a good night. It was lovely to meet you. I really enjoyed putting your gift together but then of course the worry kicks in that I hadn't a clue what your 'real' taste was!!! look forward to the next meet up and so glad little lady has had some 'relief'.

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  5. Hey hey - it was nice to met you too. Re: crane earrings - I was thinking it was maaaybe Lil Magoolie?? Shame about the house on Ferry Rd - its sad to see so many favourite old houses disappearing around the place lately.

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