Want to know which city has the BEST bloggers?
I can tell you.
It's a smallish (well, not really small...there are a million people that live here, last I heard..) city in southern Arizona.
But I didn't have to tell you that, right?
I spent National Mom's Nite Out with two incredible ladies.
In case you don't know them, let me introduce you:
Darcie of Such the Spot (pictured left). Every time I meet with her, I think, "hey, we could be great friends." She's intelligent and opinionated and funny and gorgeous. And then, I think, "wait a minute, I guess we are friends. Blog friends. And real life friends too, consequently." We need to hang out more.
Nicole of Apron Strings Aflutter (pictured right). She's a mom. She's a graphic/blog designer. She's a runner. She's a scrapbooker. She's SuperMom. Seriously. She does so much and yet she has this super easygoing and warm way. I am so very happy that we're friends.
There was food. There was fun. There was LOTS of conversation. About blogging and twittering and facebooking and marketing and money-making...and about how much we enjoy connecting with other moms via the blogosphere.
Here's a glimpse into our evening.
Nicole had everything decorated beautifully:
And I ate one too many coconut cupcakes (yes, I actually ate two of those massive cupcakes...excuse me while I go do 75 sit-ups now...I really did go do 75 sit-ups...okay, I'm back).
Meanwhile, my sweet little almost-2-month-old slept soundly through the evening buzz (my 2-year-old was at home with her daddy). Does that photo just melt your heart or what? No wonder I'm not as productive as I could be these days...I just want to stare at her and soak in every small detail from the top of her head to her tiny toes.
Overall, it was a fantastic evening. I can't wait to do it again...hopefully BEFORE 2010 rolls around.
Thanks for hosting, Nicole!
P.S. Are there any other AZ bloggers in the house? Be sure to leave a comment and your blog link below. We really need to plan more blogger "meet-ups" in the future...
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