Monday, June 20, 2011

One of These Mornings You're Gonna Rise, Rise Up Singing...

Last Wednesday it was 70 degrees out and I had the day off. It was the perfect recipe for a blogger meet up. KathleenCindy, and I had been trying to coordinate a day to meet up and dine out for some time. After a series of internet exchanges, we finally set the time and place, and the rest is history! We spent the afternoon chowing down at Blue Barn Gourmet on Chestnut Street, walking up and down the hills of the Marina district in search of a shopper's paradise, satisfying our sweet tooth cravings with cupcakes from That Takes The Cake on Union Street, and we finished off the day with a photo shoot (duh!). 

The Clubber Sandwich -- The best club sandwich I have ever had the pleasure of devouring.
You probably think the four of us shared these, right? Nope. These are all mine (insert shocked look here). But to be fair, Cindy got her own half dozen too!
Little man, Cody loved the cupcakes!
Maxi dress worn as a skirt & Belt: Forever 21; Tank: Nordstrom; Necklace: Thank You Mart; Shoes: Nine West; Photos of me by: Kathleen; All other photos by: Chandamheer

Janis Joplin - Summertime  

All in all, it was a wonderful summer day. I am so happy I got to meet up with these beautiful ladies (and little man, Cody) because they are even sweeter in person than they are on their blogs. Looking forward to many more meet ups with these ladies, and with all of you Bay Area lovers too! Don't be shy, send me an email or tweet if you'd like to grab a bite to eat, or just want to say hello :)

...You're gonna spread your wings, Child, and take, take to the sky, Lord, the sky.


  1. Girls, you look absolutely amazing!

  2. How fun! Ahh I love your city.. wish I had more time there so we could have had our own little meet-up.

    Cheers! X

    Jeanelle @ Glocal Girl

  3. Wow, i love your outfit! Really nice. You look so bright :)


  4. this is one of my favorite outfits you've posted!

    HAH, love that you got half a dozen cupcakes. Hey, a girl's gotta eat, right ;)

  5. gorgeous pics or you girls and the food! Looks like a beautiful day was had.

    Love the little man with the chocolate smeared across his face! too cute :)

  6. yeah, so how are you liking all this heat? i wouldn't mind if i had A/C...

    anyway you ladies look lovely. looks like good times for sure :)

  7. Wow, great photos. You all look so pretty and stylish. I love the bright colors in SF, hehe and That Takes the Cake is sooo good. I've been there a few times and their cupcakes are really good. Nice post, my fave part is how you all took pics on the steep hills in SF, very creative :)


  8. Looks like such a fun day, & hey! I'm from San Francisco too! The sandwich and cupcakes looks delicious & I love the pattern on your maxi dress/skirt!


  9. wow love your skirts! you have a great collection!

    your blog is fantastic btw. i am following you :)


  10. You girls look so cute :) and I LOVEEE CODY! so jealous he was there hahaha.

  11. You look like you're having lots of fun! The Club sandwich & cupcakes are making me hungry!!!!

  12. I absolutely adore the pink maxi and top and the green/blue outfit too. Gorgeous and perfect for summer!

  13. Lovely DRESS! Your photos are amazing...making me kinda of hungry! lol


  14. this is my FAVORITE picture album I have ever seen on your blog.
    You and your girlies are each of your outfits..esp your turq maxi...the lil man devouring the cupcakes..too damn cute.
    LOVE LOVE LOVE it all.

  15. Aw blogger meet-ups are the best! You guys look like you had a great time, lovely photos!


  16. So jealous of the weather there, your cupcakes, and lovely skirt! We are sweltering in Texas.

    Marie @ Lemondrop ViNtAge
    June giveaway

  17. Wonderful photos, as always!! xoxo

  18. Sounds like SUCH a good time!

    Love the blog! Follow each other.

  19. oh how fun! isnt kathleen the sweetest?! the last time we met up, it was raining, boo! looks like you pretty lady had so much fun!

    and girl, i love the way you think.. i have a few oversized dresses actually, you have inspired me to wear them more often! i just feel a little uncomfortable because i'm petite already and i dont wanna look frumpy. but i mean, you are soo chic and stylish i'm totally taking that advice :)

    hope you have a wonderful rest of the week love!

    xo, jamie

  20. So stylish! I'm from SF too! looks like you guys had a fab time, while looking amazing!


  21. Those cupcakes look sinful. Looks like you girls had a blast!

  22. i love the turquoise outfit! its my favorite color! its so refreshing!
    am your newest follower.:)

  23. gorgeous pictures from you guys and the cupcakes look so yummy

    xx Claudia

  24. amazing pictures!

    love your blog, I'm following you, hope you follow me back ;)


  25. wonderful outfit and how cute is the little man!

  26. your outfits are amazing, we love them!

    coem and visit the cookies+follow if you love to.


  27. Fantastic!!!!;DI love turquoise!

  28. Such lovely photos!

  29. You look so adorable, loving your colors! So jealous of your CA sunshine and surroundings, it makes for such beautiful photos! :)

    xo Lynzy

  30. Great blog. visit

    kisses from nyc

  31. you just look so WOOOOOOOOOOOO!
    love these outfits!!
    really congrats!! and the one with the little man is TOP!!!
    very cute blog, i'm following you with google friends box hope you'll do the same if you'll like mine :) sweet italian kisses

    Syriously in Fashion

  32. All of you look gorgeous and I love the scenery! That Takes the Cake is one of my fave cupcake stops :)

  33. I have such a weakness for cupcakes! now I'm hungry!
    You look amazing by the way :)

  34. damn that club sandwich made me hungary!!
    ooo those cupcakes look gorgeously delish! not surprised they were all for yourself, i would have done the same haha! amazing prints on your skirt too!

  35. you have such a nice blog! love this pics!

    Kisses juli

  36. the three of you are gorgeeouss and you look amazing with that colors

  37. Looks like a perfect bloggers´ afternoon! You look amazing, and those cupcakes are just beyond tempting!
    I´m so happy that I´ve stumbled upon your blog! I´m following you :) Hope that you´ll find some time to check out my lifestyle blog!

    xx Ivana

  38. Oh honey, I love you in bright bold colors! That turq on green combo is uber gals look like you're having a blast~

    Thanks for stopping by my blog and for all your sweet comments:D , hope to see you back again soon!

    Peace. Love. LOL!

    Haute Khuuture Blog

  39. those are lovely lovely pictures! :)

    ♥, Peppie

  40. LOVE LOVE LOVE your outfit in this post!!! It's my fave color and perfect for summer!! You are right-on! :)

  41. love the outfit and the color

  42. Very cool summer pictures, I like them a lot.
    You look so good with that outfit.
    Nice blog!

    Sara Ottavia C.

  43. i love your pics and your outfit! you live in such a beautiful place :)



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