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Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Back In The Bay + Blogger Meetup!

Forever 21 Braided Open Vest W/ Belt  - S (buy here)
Banana Republic Mock Turtleneck Tee - XS (old) (buy similar here)
Urban Outfitters BDG Grazer Cigarette Jean in Medium Vintage Wash - 24 (buy here)
The Limited Silver Pendant Necklace
Forever 21 Chic Leatherette Stilettos in Olive - 5 (buy here)

I am back in the bay area and back to the modern world with internet access!  Thanks to all my new subscribers out there and those who followed me from Collette's Twitter Tuesday feature!  I'm so far behind on replying to my comments and visiting blogs, but I hope to catch up by the end of the week! 

The highlight of my day was actually a little blogger meetup that we had arranged a few days earlier.  I had no idea there would be so many people willing to get together out here but they were all too eager to share a few laughs over dinner and drinks at the 5A5 Steak House in downtown San Francisco.  There were 6 of us total -- Serena from SerenaEveryday, Jess from Stylepint, Pam from PamLee, Susan, Sophia from Kechiko, and me.  There was yet again so much good food and so much good conversation!  It's amazing how much we knew of each other already just from reading each other's blogs!  Here are a few parting shots:

Shooters - Hamachi
Shooters - Salmon
Beef Kebab with Ikari Aioli
Chicken Yakitori
Truffle fries
(l -> r) Serena, Jess, Pam, Susan, Sophia, me

I had so much fun meeting up with everyone.  I was amazed at the turnout on such short notice and not to mention trudging through the rain!  Thank you so much ladies for making my annual California family reunion trip so much more fun!  ^_^

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  1. I love your cozy vest. What a fun experience to meet up with other lovely bloggers. You ladies are gorgeous :) The food looks so yummy! Enjoy the rest of your stay, Kileen

  2. I love that braided vest - it's a great piece!

    xoxo ~ Courtney

  3. Great outfit, love the vest so much!

  4. Love the outfit. Its very chic but still looks warm. I just found your blog and I love your style. I will definitely be following.


  5. Wah! I'm sad I missed the meetup... and darnit I still haven't met Serena yet!

    Glad you guys had fun! You all look beautiful =}

  6. how fun! this is such a good idea- im going to look for meetups in my area right now! Thanks so much for your comment :) I'm your new follower & I hope you come visit me again soon!


  7. ahahaha wth r my lips doing in that picture?!

    Don't forget to alert me to shoe deals! :)))


  8. Forgot to mention, love the jeans! I like the slight "dirty" wash. They're on sale now too... so tempted... >___<

  9. @s yes, will def alert you on shoe deals!! :)

    and the jeans are great if you have short legs. they're meant to be a cropped jean but are perfect regular length jeans on me, lol!

  10. Love your outfit! And you ladies are so cute!!! I didn't recognize some of the other ladies...who are they? LOL

  11. Great outfit, you look gorgeous!!!!

  12. I was visiting the bay area and returned to so cal Monday evening. I wish I stayed longer to meet you gorgeous gals!

  13. Yay for a blogger meetup! That definitely sounds like so much fun!!

    I love that cute vest you are wearing...such a perfect outfit!

  14. @s I just swapped out the picture with one that Pam took where all of us are smiling. :)

  15. Sad I missed out! Sorry Kileen! If you come back, I hope to catch you next time. It sounded like last night was a blast.. I sat around in my friend's dark home - power outage hahaha

    P.S. I like your shoes!!! I commend you for braving our shitstorm in those fierce pumps.

  16. That braided cardigan is so cute!

    I think your food thumbnails idea is awesome and I just might steal that idea for future posts. Hope you don't mind. : )

    xx The Little Dust Princess

  17. @- susy -. You and Janelle were missed! Next time we'll coordinate in advance more so we can all meet up! :)

  18. @kileen. Yes, use the thumbnail idea! I had to mess with HTML and tables to get the layout right... Let me know if you have any issues with it and I can help! :)

  19. oh my...the food looks amazing! I've never seen shooters like that before.

    I'm gearing up for my SD bloggers meetup! whooo!

  20. I love that braided vest! Might have to pick one up myself... And your pumps are fantastic, too.

    Looks like a lovely blogger meet up!

  21. I love the vest too!

    That place looks like a lot of fun. I've never had shooters before.

  22. Wohoo! Great photos Kileen! It was so much fun meeting you in person, we gotta do it again! =)

  23. what an awesome idea! the food looks delicious by the way and your outfit is gorgeous!

  24. Those jeans look amazing on you! Blogger meet up sounds like a fun time! You are all such beautiful ladies!!


  25. Aaaahhh so jealous I wish I could be there!!! You girls look so lovely!!!

  26. I love that cardigan, and all you girls look so lovely! :)

  27. Love that open vest. Belting it look great too.

  28. Blogger met ups are always tons of fun.

  29. Lovely outfit! Great meet-up! I love edamame!! Those fries look pretty tasty, as well!

    I am behind as well! Will be in Seattle until Sunday...not much time to get online. I just snuck on the laptop while my husband takes a nap. :p


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