Blogger Lovefest in LA

By far, my favorite part about blogging is building a community of blog friends. I know to any non-bloggers out there, the idea of making friends through virtually sharing our lives with complete strangers sounds kinda crazy. But honestly, I talk to some of my blog friends more than ones that I see regularly. They're women who share similar interests with me. We exchange text messages, send cards via snail mail and meet up when we're visiting each others' cities on vacation (a.k.a. I have SO many friends to visit all over the U.S.). So for those folks out there with the judging eyes, you're really missing out people, trust me.

When one of my blog BFF's Melissa decided to make a trip to California from Indiana, I knew I had to be there. And no, I wasn't catfished.

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Lucky for me, the only full day I had in LA was on Rima's birthday! We went to Bottega Louie for brunch, which was amazing. I'm still having dreams about their chocolate hazelnut beignets. Then we met up with Gaby at the Santa Monica pier for some frolicking on the beach. We went to Urth Cafe for some drinks and dessert and did a little bit of thrifting. It was the first girls day I've had in a long time and it was so much fun. It really felt like we'd known each other for years and were just reuniting for the weekend. Love you ladies, I miss our long texts deciding on where we're going to eat!

I also had the pleasure of seeing Nicole on this trip! I've met Nicole before and I can't sing enough praises of her. She was one of the first BFFs I made in the blogging world and when we hang out, it feels like something we do every weekend. She's a fellow psychology lover (girlfriend is getting her Ph.D., give her props!) and we have so much in common, it's ridiculous. Have I mentioned she's newly engaged too? We did a little bit of wedding talk. πŸ˜‰ I'm so glad that Nicole made some time to come see me, I absolutely loved it.

I feel so lucky to have friends everywhere we go! It's weird sometimes how you can read all about a blog friend's life everyday but not necessarily know where they're from.

I'd love if you left me a comment and let me know where your hometown is! Also what your favorite local restaurant is too, in case I come visit. πŸ™‚Β 


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17 thoughts on “Blogger Lovefest in LA

  1. I'm dreaming about the day we get to meet... it WILL happen one day. When you come to visit, we are most definitely going to go out for a yummy sushi dinner. There are so many yummy places ones around! πŸ™‚

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

  2. You know what would be the best? To travel the world and visit all your blog friends! I would love to do it one day. You know, when I win a lottery or something, haha.

  3. Sounds like so much fun! I can't wait until I get the opportunity to meet some of my blog friends. Either you need to come to NJ or I need to come to CA!

  4. Rachel

    I met a blogger friend last
    month but we didn't get any photos sadly. I'm all the way over in NY in the middle of nowhere so I doubt you'd ever be out here! haha

  5. So much fun–I love meeting up with Internet friends in real life πŸ™‚ Definitely let me know if you're ever in NYC–although I'm not sure what restaurant I'd bring you to. So many options! πŸ˜‰

  6. It was fun following your guys' day through everyone's Facebook accounts! One day I'll have to join you ladies! Either up in LA, or if you guys make it down to SD πŸ™‚

  7. I'm jelly jelly... Melissa asked me to go to Cali the same time she did, but I had just booked my trip for June. I loved all the posts on fb and IG <3

  8. YAAAAAYYYYY... I'm so glad to meet all of you via blogging and become really good friends. We're living in a new age where you meet people virtually AND be able to become real good friends in real life. Thank you again for spending my birthday together!

  9. I keep hearing great things about Bottega Louie... I must go to one some day! Sounds like you had so much fun! I live in Tigard which is a suburb of Portland. Lots of great food, breweries, and wineries if you're ever out this way! Where in California are you? I'll be out at Newport Beach later this month for a couple of days...

  10. Ahhhh soooo jealous and soooooooooo happy ya'll were able to meet up! Food, Fun & Friends! One day soon that will be me ... πŸ™‚

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