Late for my Blate!!

Okay, luckily I was NOT late for my first ever blogger date (aka blate.... who knew?!) but it was definitely a close call. And thankfully, Allison is just about as sweet as they come so even if I hadn't been able to get outta' that mess of traffic- she would have waited on me. Right? :)

This was my first time meeting up with a blogger friend and I won't lie, I was a tad nervous. Allison and I have been following each other's blogs for probably a year now and I knew she was awesome, but I was more worried about being awkward and scaring her off!

By the way- did I ever mention that Allison and my mom actually met last summer? They both attended the baby shower of a mutual friend; I was invited as well but couldn't make it. Small world, right?!

Anywayyyy- It wasn't the least bit awkward at all- we had so much fun!!! We honestly covered just about any topic you could imagine, and I easily could have chatted another couple of hours-- if it weren't for the call of dishes, laundry, papers to grade and a couple lonely husbands ;)

And of course the waiter busted us taking a bunch of selfies in a row and so kindly offered to snap a photo for us. So we've got the in-your-face variety and a semi-normal one, even if the waiter DID giggle after he took it!

She is just as sweet in person as she is on her blog- a genuinely nice gal. We're already planning our next blate, and hoping we can convince the guys in our life to join us as well! And anyone who is up for Mexican food and wants their picture taken in a cardboard cut-out is automatically awesome in my book :)

20 comments

  1. So I may be traveling to Ohio in the near future. If I have time (and you are available), would you like to meet? Because I am ALWAYS down for Mexican food. :) According to Google Maps, I'll be about 2 hours from you.

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  2. This looks like fun! I would love to meet a fellow blogger! I think I'd be a little nervous too though. Very, very cool! Thanks for sharing this with us! I'll be sure to check her out =)

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  3. How fun! I hope we make a trip to Cinnci this summer...so we can meet up!

    All the ladies in the playgroup Breanna and I go to I met thru blogging and twitter!

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  4. sooo fun! I am jealous, i would love to go on a blate with you!!!

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  5. I love cut-outs! I take a picture in every one I see...much to my kids' dismay.

    It looks like you both had a great time!

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  6. How fun!! Love Blates. We definitely need to still meet up!!

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  7. Luckily I get to "blate" with youuu like once a week ma'am.. hehe except I don't think its considered a "blate" when you're like a best friend and family ;) love you! SO glad you two had so much fun. Jealous of the Mexican food!

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  8. how fun!! It's amazing how much we all have in common! It's so easy to be real friends with our blog friends.

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  9. Haha, this looks fun! Glad your first "blate" went well! I haven't done it yet, and I'm sure I would be so nervous too!

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  10. Haha, I totally couldn't figure out what a blate was when you mentioned it yesterday! Glad you ladies had fun!

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  11. Chips & salsa + blate... that sounds perfect! Looks like a lot of fun. :)

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  12. How fun!!! We need to plan a blate soon!! (Well...maybe in a few months...do you mind if a boy crashes the blate?) ;)

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  13. YAY! :) I'm so glad that you had fun! And now I'm officially wanting mexican food! HAHA

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  14. So much fun! I've been wanting to blate for awhile but just can't seem to get it together. All blates should include Mexican!

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  15. Yay for our first blate, but definitely not our last! I'll be posting my version soon...thanks for the blog love! I told Drew it was so "normal" hanging out with you!

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  16. I wish you lived closer so we could have a blate! maybe sometime when I'm down in Cincy or you're up in Columbus! happy wednesday!

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  17. I just love that y'all were able to meet! I love you and I love Allison, so I can definitely see how y'all would totally get along!!

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  18. This sounds like so much fun :) Glad you had a good time on your blate!

    And on a completly random note, I love your shirt. It's so pretty :)

    Lauren
    http://choosingjoy7.blogspot.com/

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  19. oh fun! i would LOVE a blate with you, lucky allison!! ;) i have had SO much fun on my blates in the last year- seriously us bloggers are one of a kind- aka EL AWESOME-O!

    p.s. the "DOS" seems way too conveniently placed on that cardboard cut out.... hhmmmmm ;)

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