SoCal Lady Bloggers Visit South Coast Collection

And have an awesome time!

Have I ever told you I belong to a group called SoCal Lady Bloggers? It is one of the best memberships I have (aside from my beloved LA Conservancy). I have met so many amazing bloggers, have learned an immense amount of knowledge, and have obtained many opportunities thanks to this wonderful organization.

Since I love the group so much I decided to coordinate an Orange County Meetup with the awesome Marcie Taylor of Suburban Mamas and Carolyn West of This Talk Ain’t Cheap. We decided to hold it at the Orange County hotspot South Coast Collection – home of the OC Mart Mix, Chuck Jones Center for Creativity, Surfas, Fixtures Living, and countless other amazing businesses.

The day was in one word – AMAZING. Really, it could not have gone better. We had a wonderful group of bloggers show up, a welcoming reception from the business owners, and the best possible tour guide, Anais. Because I love SoCo so much I plan on highlighting multiple locations individually in the future but until then I want to share with you some snapshots of our day.

The demo kitchen in Surfas
A bevvy of cheese at Surfas
An amazing wood burning oven at Fixtures Living
Fixtures Living
Fixtures Living
Design Within Reach
The Eames Chair! at Design Within Reach
I wants this! at Design Within Reach
The Hidden Garden at…I’m not telling
Two lovely vignettes at Peinture
Pillows at Robert Westley Designs
Cuteness at Smocking Birds
Cold Press Juice Samples from Birdie Bowl and Juicery
Tea! At Seventh Tea Bar
The amazing Analog Record Shop
The famous Portola Coffee Lab
Don’t you want to go now?


  1. Carolyn April 15, 2013 at 2:45 pm

    It was so much fun – I can’t wait to go back.

  2. Megan Broutian April 19, 2013 at 3:27 am

    Yes!!! SO cute!

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