Sunday, 24 February 2013

Bournemouth Bloggers

L-R Kim, Me, Faye, Georgie, Becca, Leanne, Megan, Emma, Hannah, Brogan, Laura, Wendy, Tamsin, Robyn and Rosie (photo taken by JK)
Yesterday I was invited to go to my first ever bloggers meet up with the Bournemouth bloggers! I was invited by the lovely Hannah who blogs at baileycakes and she organised a fantastic day for us!

We all met up at 12.30 at Yates bar in Bournemouth town centre and did an ice breaker session as some of us (including me) had never been to a meet up before. We had one minute to speak to someone we had never spoken to before and find out three facts about them. I had the lovely Emma who blogs at the Stylebox blog and she had me, then once our minute was up we went around the group at told everyone else the facts that we had learnt. It was a really clever way of getting to know everyone and it really put me at ease.

Then we ordered some food and drink and prepared ourselves for the quiz Hannah had made for us all! The quiz had three different sections, general knowledge, celebrity picture round and questions about blogging. We were put into teams and then answered the questions, unfortunately I'm pretty useless when it comes to quizzes but my team mates, Megan and Georgie were thankfully really good! Unfortunately we didn't win but there was a tie breaker question between our team and two others at the end and Georgie gave the closest answer so we came second! We were each given a prize and I got a John Frieda hair set with a full sized shampoo and conditioner and a hair dye which is exactly the colour I use!

The rugby was then being blasted over the TV screens in Yates so we decided it was time for a spot of shopping! Before we left Hannah kindly gave us all a goodie bag which contained some lovely products! Some of which were made by the ladies themselves!

Here is what was in my goodie bag!

A beautiful photo frame from NEXT
More John Frieda goodies
This gorgeous bow made by Georgie's company Beau XOXO
A lovely candle which is now sitting in my lounge
LUSH Lipgloss - I'd been lusting after this for ages!
Fat Face bracelet which is lovely!
Amazing amethyst necklace made by The Bohemian Collective
Lucky me! More goodies from The Bohemian Collective!
Lots of sweeties!
We broke off into groups and I wandered the shops with the lovely Robyn who blogs at Robsarella. It was so strange meeting her 'for real' after following her blog! Robyn bought a really cute Minnie Mouse onesie from Primark which I secretly wish I had got now too lol!

I picked up these nail wraps in Primark as I've used them before and love them and I did buy a top as well but put it in the wash before taking a photo of it - oops!

I also picked up these two new colours of Barry M Gelly Nail polish from Boots (I can't wait to try them, especially the Lychee one!)

At 4pm we all met back up at Debenhams and headed to the Benefit counter where the lovely sales assistant Sophie tried Fine One One on all of us. She also told us about some new exciting products which will be coming out in the next month including this eye palette which is one of three new palettes for different looks. I can't wait to try it!

Sorry that this post is so photo heavy but there was so much we had to fit into one day! 
I had a really good time and hopefully I'll be able to meet up with all the girls and JK again!

Have you ever been to a blog meet up before?


  1. Had such a lovely time shopping with you! :) you should get the Minnie onesie too! :D I've hinted at the boyf for the daisy one now.. Xxx

  2. Looks like you had such a fab time maybe one day I will be able to go one near me :)

  3. I really want to plan a meetup, this looks so fun! xx