I’ve been to a fair few meet-ups, networking events and blogger gatherings over the years and I’ve got to say, my favourite kind of blogger events are the ones where things get a little loud, a little crazy, there’s some squealing, lots of selfie-taking and a bloody good ol’ chin wag, and this weekend at Livhelps was just that and more!
The Dough Bar played host once again to us blogging bunch, and I’ve got to hand it to the guys, they looked after us so well, kept up well fed and extremely well ‘watered’. The place itself is so comfortable, casual, great photo taking lighting and roomy enough for us all to mix and mingle. Being slap bang next to Lime Street station makes it super handy for those less than local bloggers and really easy to find - even I didn’t get lost!
Sammy had put together such a fabulously chilled afternoon, which was all about old and new faces coming together, catching up on the latest blogging talk, swapping business cards, tips, tricks, and even a few cheeky PR e-mails. Hey! We bloggers like to look after our own! It was such a super chilled afternoon, I felt so at home amongst my fellow keyboard warriors.
I want to give a huge shout out to Alice, who I have been dying to see again after our brief encounter at NW Meet 2.0 a while back. I needed to hug her, congratulate her on her Bloggers Blog Award shortlisting and fangirl in general over her and how much I love her work! This girl is so bloody sweet and sincere and one after my own heart, as we instantly bonded over the need for food - stat!
I also got to have a really good ol’ chin wag with some of my favourite local
crazies ladies; Antonia, Danielle, Sam, Liv, Leanne, Hannah and Helena, the riots and ruckus coming from our table probably would have got us kicked out anywhere else! Hanging out with Sammy and Katy was a ball as always, though I have no idea who thought sambuca was a good idea (I’m looking at you Katy!) And last, but certainly not least, all of the brand new faces I got to see! OK, some of them are not new new, as we’d passed at previous events, but I actually got to talk to them which is always so so nice, especially after having chatted on Twitter; Bex, Kayleigh, Lily Kate, Tasmin, and probably a whole bunch of names that escape me right now (apologies if I missed anyone!).
If you haven’t been able to figure it out by now, what have you been doing other than reading my post eh? I had an amazing day, Sammy worked so hard putting the event together and she got some fabulous brands on board for both the raffle and the goody bags including; Red Letter Day, The Happiness Planner, Tropic Skincare, Bramley, Peridot, Love with Food, Portlebay, Beauticology, Make up Geek, Bee Good and more!
So, let’s finish on massive thanks to Sammy and a massive thanks to the Dough Bar and a final hip hip hooray to the brands who got on board too!
Today, if you couldn’t tell, was bloody brilliant!
Until next time,