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Chicago bloggers - meet them!

photos courtesy Breakfast at Toast
In the spirit of trying new things, meeting new people - I went to my first blogger meet up @ Rockit. The apps were in abundance as were the drinks which made for a pretty fantastic kick off to the evening...that and about 18 Chicago bloggers all with the same objective...to meet new friends and share their love for the blogosphere. Admittedly, I was a smidge nervous not knowing a single soul but breathed a quick sigh of relief upon introductions. Everyone was so nice, enthusiastic and down-to-earth...and passionate! The funny thing is, if you're a blogger, you follow, read and enjoy learning about your virtual friends so much so that once you meet them in real life - it's almost like you've been friends forever. It was like a blind date with 18 friends I never knew I had or could have. {highly recommended}

Without further adieu, please do check out the major talent behind these bright faces...I know I did this past weekend!
  1. http://www.livecreatingyourself.com/
  2. http://makeundermylife.com/
  3. http://curlyinthecity-tek.blogspot.com/
  4. http://www.breakfastattoast.com/ {photo courtesy above}
  5. http://chicagocuisinecritique.blogspot.com/
  6. http://aspotofwhimsy.blogspot.com/
  7. http://wherethesidewalkbegins.blogspot.com/
  8. http://anurbancottageblog.blogspot.com/
  9. http://thiscitygirlslookonlife.blogspot.com/
  10. http://oliversinspiredmama.blogspot.com/
  11. http://alovelyescape.blogspot.com/
  12. http://chicagoquirk.blogspot.com/
  13. http://thingsthatsparkleblog.blogspot.com/
  14. http://ashleynicolecatherine.blogspot.com/
  15. http://mo-pieplease.blogspot.com/
  16. http://www.thedaileydish.com/
  17. http://www.cornflakedreams.com/ {thanks for the list!}