BlogCrush meetup #2

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May
2009

Last week all of us OC bloggers/tweeters met up at The Veggie Grill at Irvine Spectrum for some food, drinks and socializing without our keyboards and computer screens. It was a lot of fun! And much needed. I got to meet a lot of new people. Everyone was so nice. I think we had over 20 people there. I wish I’d have time to chat with everyone. But that’s what next time is for. It’s almost like we need dance cards with everyone’s blog and name on them so we can check off when we’ve danced, er chatted with them. That we we can make sure we get a chance to talk to everyone even if it takes a few events for that to happen.

I brought Margarita cupcakes for everyone. We met on May 6 so I called them Seis de Mayo cupcakes. They seemed well received! Also well received, The Veggie Grill. They were so gracious to host us and let us take over their patio. I had a Santa Fe Crispy Chickin sandwich which had no chicken in it. But you could have fooled me! The texture and taste was just like chicken. I can honestly say it was delicious! I also had a side of sweetheart fries (which are sweet potato fries) with a side of chipotle ranch. I was hesitant at first to try this place but I will definitely be going back again. It was so good! I wish there was one closer to my home. They don’t sell soft drinks but they do have delicious iced teas and juices. The only thing I didn’t like was their carrot cake. The cake part was ok, the topping was kinda weird. They need to grab a copy of VCTOTW or give me a call to make Vegan cupcakes for them! 😀 Btw, Veggie Grill is also on twitter: @VeggieGrill
(photo taken by Sipper Photography)

The BlogCrush meetups aren’t just a great networking opportunity, they are also a great opportunity to meet gals and guys, yes we had a few guys there, who share common interests or at least understand and to relax a bit, laugh and hear some great stories. I am so grateful for having a twitter account and blog that connected me to all these wonderful people.

Here is the list of everyone who attended:

Suz (the lovely organizer of these events) www.suzannebroughton.com

Julie of Angry Julie Monday: http://www.angryjuliemonday.com/

Marcy of The Glamorous Life: http://marcywrites.com/

Dana and Jeff Sipper: http://sipperphotography.com/blog/

Elaina of Restore: http://elainaavalos.blogspot.com/

Stacey of OC Food Mommy: http://ocfoodiemommy.blogspot.com/

Roxanne of Me and My Monster: http://themomblog.freedomblogging.com/author/rhack/

Aracely of Day Tripping Mom: http://daytrippingmom.blogspot.com/

Jeff from OC Metroblogging: http://oc.metblogs.com/

Kara of Eli’s Lids: http://elislids.blogspot.com/

Sara of Ducks and Pucks: http://www.ducksandpucks.com/DUCKSandPUCKS/SKS_BLOG.html

Jen from Tiny Oranges: http://www.tinyoranges.com/

Kirsten of Wright Creativity: http://wrightcreativity.com/

Debbie from Peace Love and Momminess: http://peaceloveandmomminess.com/

Martha from Melody Gibbons: http://melodygibbons.com/

Becky from Happy Hour Mom: http://happyhourmom.blogspot.com/

Tracy from Tracy Clark: http://www.traceyclark.com/blog

Lorna of Calif Lorna: http://califlorna.com/

Please take a moment to check out their blogs. They are all wonderful writers, photographers, information gatherers and social commentaries.

Can’t wait for the next BlogCrush meetup!

9 Comments
  1. so sad i couldn’t make it. it sounds like everyone had a wonderful time. hopefully next time!

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  2. thank you everyone! i really meant what i said, i enjoyed meeting you all.

    And Hippo – you HAVE to come now so everyone can shower you with pregnancy love. I promise no boozy cupcakes next time. 😀

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  3. Thanks for the linkity link love 🙂 I still have to post about the meet up. Still thinking about your cupcakes 🙂

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  4. Sounds like such an awesome time! I love the idea of having a blog meet up. I’m sure everyone adored those awesome-looking margarita cupcakes. YUM! Sorry that I’ve been a bad commenter for the past couple of weeks; I just finished law school exams and am just now getting to my google reader!

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  5. Would love to chat more next time we all meet up. I left early and missed the cupcakes, they sounded great tho! Debbie 🙂

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  6. Your cupcakes were FANTASTIC! I’m so glad we got a chance to meet!

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  7. I’m super sad I didn’t make it last week. But I’m for sursies there next month.

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  8. Great to see you again….

    I still need to do a post about the meet-up..such a slacker I am..

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  9. It was fun! And it was so great to meet you in “real life.”

    And seriously, I’m still talking about that cupcake. I’m rather fond of margaritas so that was right up my alley. 😉

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