Keep Waco Wacko- err Keep Austin Weird? (Bloggers & Cuppies)

Y’all know I love me a good blate. Meeting other bloggers makes me SO happy (especially if I’ve been reading their blogs for a while!)
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I’ve really been trying to “get out there” and meet bloggers, especially with Blissdom coming up. I feel like smaller blogger meet ups and blates are the best way to really test the waters before a huge blog conference. So when Jenn sent the word out that she wanted to have an Austin meet up, I couldn’t help but say yes. AND- I’m SO glad I did!

There’s not too much to say about it (other than the fact that all the ladies were absolutely awesome!). So without further ado…

Coral Top with Turquoise Bubble Necklace

I pretty much got more ready for this blogger meet up than I have for most date nights with Mathew lately. Oops!

Bloggers: Life of Love (Sar) and The Vintage Modern Wife (Stephanie)

When Mathew isn’t around, I totally do the “signature pose” with Sar!

The Mrs and the Momma (Kristen) and The Vintage Modern Wife (Stephanie)

I got to meet Kristen from The Mrs. and the Momma! I’ve read her blog for a while so I was excited!

The Vintage Modern Wife (Stephanie) and Savanah Smiles (Savanah)

Met Savanah from Savanah Smiles! I have read her blog for a while too so I was so happy. I wish we could’ve talked more!

The Vintage Modern Wife & Shanna Said So

Shanna from Shanna Said so was a sweetheart! P.S.- random but I feel very T-Swizzle in this pic. I think it’s the waves.

Austin Blogger Meet Up

Emily, Me, Jenn, and Sarah at Doc’s on Congress!

Jen, Me, and Sar

Jen, me, and Sar. Jen’s a photographer and I really wish I’d gotten to talk to her more too. (Sar was being a hog with her lol)

Turquoise and Coral tops from Perfectly Jenn & The Vintage Modern Wife

Jenn and I at the meet up. Aren’t we cute in our coordinating flowy tops?

Austin Blogger Meet Up Jan 2013

You know you have a good friend in someone when you ask them to crop your butt from a pic and they do! Anyway, here’s our side of the table: me, Kristen, Savanah, Shanna, Emily, Jenn, Sarah, and Allison.

Austin Blogger Meet Up Jan 2013

The ENTIRE group! There were so many of us!

After a delicious lunch at Doc’s on South Congress, we decided to walk down to Hey- Cupcake. Sadly, several bloggers had to leave, so it was just 6 of us that went to get cuppies.

First of all, I know the whole saying for Waco is “Keep Waco, Wacko” but let me tell you, there is NOTHING “wacko” about Waco. There IS, however, something WEIRD about Austin, hence their “Keep Austin Weird” catchphrase. Um, I love Austin, but that’s not something to be proud of haha. During our walk down to Hey- Cupcake I had not ever seen so many crazies or “crunchies” in one place in my life (…and I’ve been to NYC y’all!) It was like being in a Twilight zone. Sar even got pictures of some weirdo dudes performing some witchcraft that they were filming. BIZARRE!

Anyway, I digress…

Hey Cupcake trailer

The Hey Cupcake trailer on South Congress in Austin

Hey Cupcake menu

The menu for Hey Cupcake (check out the Michael Jackson! Bahahaha!)

Sweet Berry Cupcake

My Sweetberry cupcake from Hey Cupcake! Best cupcake EVER

Emily and Savanah

Emily and Savanah with their huge cuppies

Steph and Hello Cupcake

When Sar tells you to take a huge bite of your cupcake for a picture, you don’t think- you just do it!

I love you so much wall

Emily, Savanah, Jenn, me, Sar, and Sarah at the I love you so much wall on Congress. I love bloggers!

Jenn & Stephanie wearing teal and coral with statement necklaces!

Last picture of the day! My new IRL friend, Jenn and I before we all said goodbye! Thanks Sar for taking such a good pic (as usual)

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Comments

  1. That looks like such a fun time. There are SO many TX bloggers. I read almost all of the blogs of the girls who were there! Too funny! I’ll be at Blissdom too and besides my roommate I don’t know anyone. Look forward to meeting you there.

  2. I had to quote you in a post…actually, the quote IS the post, so if you mind let me know and I’ll take it down. Linked back and all.

    http://wacomom.blogspot.com/2013/01/todays-quote.html

    I totally agree…Waco is not really wacko, but Austin is weird. Weird in both good and bad ways. I like the crunchies, not the crazies…and I do think eccentricity is something to be proud of. Austin feels a lot like California–the good parts of California (I’ll take that kind of crazy over the “gangs and guns” type of crazy any day…which is the bad part of California).
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  3. It looks like you had such a great time. Meeting bloggers is the best! I can’t wait to meet you one day. And, those cupcakes look delicious.
    Alyson @EisleyRae recently posted…wisconsin: cheeseMy Profile

  4. Im missing from this meetup :(

  5. This was seriously so fun! I am so happy that we got to meet IRL and can’t wait for round 2!!

  6. Shasta (atsash) says:

    I loved your post. You look so cute! I was wondering where you got your top? I love it! You have a great sense of style. You may have posted it somewhere else but I’m a pretty new follower so please forgive me if I missed it. Thanks!

  7. This sounds like so much fun! And you are very T-Swift in that picture :)
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  8. Sounds like fun! I’d love to go to a blogger meetup here in DC.

  9. you have THE BEST hair. completely irrelevant to this post, I know. but that needed to be said. (oh, and I made my way here form Olive & Ivy) x

  10. This is adorable!! I so wish there were more bloggers in my area – looks like y’all had an amazing time!
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  11. You are flipping adorable Steph!
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  12. How fun! I told Sar that the next time we have a meetup in Houston y’all are totally invited! :) I’d love to have y’all.
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  13. That looks like such a great time! I agree, Austin is SO weird…like, burnt granola. haha!
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  14. Perfectly Jenn says:

    It was such a fun day and I loved meeting you so much!
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  15. Such a neat post! I’m doing mine (belatedly) tomorrow. I can’t wait to do it again and get to know you better! I just adore that last pic of you and Jenn….so cute! :)

  16. AW! I only wish I lived somewhere in which I could attend a blogger meet up!
    I am from a small town and I’m not even sure if half of them know what a blog IS! :/
    It looked like you all had a ton of fun. :)

    -Colie.

  17. How exciting, I would love to meet other bloggers!

    xx
    Kelly
    Sparkles and Shoes

  18. This post is featured today on my “this week I loved” post :) You are all so flippin gorgeous!

  19. I wish I had known about this!! I totally would’ve come. Any plans for another one? :)
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