September 12, 2011

Monday mashup: a little rendez-vous and a lot of food

Photos of me by Alex

This past weekend I mingled with some fantastic bloggers at rendez-vouz: new england. We gathered at Grey's Fabric & Notion -- a cute fabric boutique in the heart of SoWa  -- and chatted about blogging while devouring grilled cheese sandwiches from Roxy's food truck. The weather was gorgeous -- high 60s and sunny -- and I wore my new favorite skirt (BCBG), my old favorite jacket (H&M), and carried a picnic basket (an $8 thrift store find) instead of a purse.

Back on the home front, I successfully used all of of my Costco peaches by making Eat Live Run's Earl Grey peach preserves. It turned out surprisingly well -- even though I swapped out the Earl Grey tea for English Breakfast. I ended the weekend by baking an apple-caramel cupcake -- potentially the perfect fall dessert -- which I'll share the recipe for tomorrow. 

{Thank you Jillian of Cornflakes Dreams and Alison of Long Distance Loving for organizing such a great event. And thank you Grey's Fabric & Notion for hosting us Sunday morning -- I can't wait to check out your "how to make a yoga bag" class.}

18 comments:

  1. Lovelovelove it :) And the preserves are delicious! Thanks for bringing me some.

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  2. LOVE the photos! So wonderful meeting you Bianca, very excited to be following your blog now!! :)

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  3. Okay, you just started this blog last week? It already looks AMAZING!

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  4. Hahaha thank you! It's still a work in progress but so far I'm super happy with it!

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  5. As Alex said, "Why yes, she is that fabulous." You really, really are. I'm definitely following you now. Every where. Like, stalker behavior following. I might go comment on like 12 past posts. Who knows.

    I shouldn't have caffeine in the afternoon.

    Anyway, I like your blog!!

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  6. Those cupcakes look deliiiiicious. Eagerly awaiting the recipe!
    (Why can't I figure out how to make my picture/name show up instead of my URL? Am I stupid?? Boohoo.)

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  7. It was great meeting you! Pretty sure you're THE definition of fabulous. I mean, little girls even think you're Lady Gaga (lol!). And I looove your blog.

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  8. girl--you ROCKED it yesterday! you looked so cute and it was so wonderful to see you again! I'm so glad you came...and thank you thank you thank you for your kind words! hope to see you very soon! xoxo {av}

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  9. you are too cute! thank you SO much for coming, i am thrilled you had a good time. xoxo jillian:: enter to win a knit cowl!

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