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Last weekend, I was invited to a Kansas City Blogger Brunch that was hosted by the lovely ladies of The Adored Life, Hello Cheeseburger and Tulip!  It was a gathering of a bunch of local bloggers for brunch (duh!), mingling, giveaways, and an introduction to some awesome brands.  It was held at the eclectic Vivilore – an amazing dining, retail, and art gallery location all in one.  Seriously, I’m obsessed with this place and can’t wait to go back and explore some more.

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The place settings, flowers and decorations were sooo stinking cute.  I think half of us IGed a similar pic of it because of it’s adorableness.

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The food was nothing short of amazing!! The brunch was preggo friendly which is always a bonus but unfortunately I had to go for straight OJ instead of a mimosa. But being preggo also gave me the excuse to chow down on cake AND a macaron for dessert. :)

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Again, there were tons of giveaways and free swag from local and national brands.  I even found some new brands from the event which is always a bonus!

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Here’s some of the lovely ladies I sat close by and got to catch up with!  Jana, Kat, Melanie, Megan & Diana!

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Ever receiving this dress from Ever+Mi Crush, I knew that it would be absolutely the perfect thing to wear to a brunch.  Now, I don’t attend too many brunches in my lifetime, so it’s always fun when I do.  I feel like it’s a fancy meal and you get an excuse to eat more than normal.  :)  The weather was actually QUITE chilly that day but I absolutely refuse to wear tights in Spring.  I decided to bring out my pink Zara coat that I’ve been dying to wear and it worked so well w/ the length/color of this shift dress.  I kept the jewelry, bags and shoes all simple and neutral to really let the dress stand out.  AND I finally got someone who didn’t know I was pregnant, to ask me about my tiny bump!  :)  It’s exciting that I am finally showing and can share the news with everyone!!

It was great meeting (and seeing again) local Kansas City bloggers and thanks again to the hosts and all the brands who donated items in the swag bags! And thanks Megan for taking these outfit pics for me!

Outfit Details:

Dress c/o Ever+Mi Crush (check out their SALE right now!) Jacket: Zara Necklace: J.Crew Clutch: YSL Shoes: Kate Spade Earrings c/o Roe Boulevard

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20 Comments ( Reply )

  1. Jessica
    Mar 27, 2014 @ 11:00 pm

    FUN! I love having blogger friends around there world, but there is something so special about meeting face to face! Your dress is gorgeous too!
    xx
    Here&Now

  2. Jessica
    Mar 27, 2014 @ 11:01 pm

    whoops… around THE world. Looks like it is my bed time now ;)

  3. Happiness at Mid Life
    Mar 28, 2014 @ 12:50 am

    Looks like a fun event. Love your dress and your coat is perfect wit it!

    Alice
    http://www.happinessatmidlife.com

  4. jillian
    Mar 28, 2014 @ 6:43 am

    what a fun event! i love your dress + coat! xo jillian – cornflake dreams

  5. Dancing Branflake
    Mar 28, 2014 @ 7:08 am

    Cute dress! Your KC blogger meetups are legit. So well done.

  6. Lauren
    Mar 28, 2014 @ 8:02 am

    What a fun printed dress! I’m really crushing on that pink coat too!

  7. Sharon
    Mar 28, 2014 @ 9:07 am

    I love the fun print on your dress! Bloggers meeetups are the best, aren’t they?

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart
    Cash Giveaway!

  8. Alissa
    Mar 28, 2014 @ 10:00 am

    You looked darling and thank you so, so, so much for coming! It meant so much!

  9. Kimberley
    Mar 28, 2014 @ 10:29 am

    Cute event, love your coat!!

    Eleventh & Sixteenth

  10. Jill
    Mar 28, 2014 @ 11:04 am

    Sandy, I love your style! The coat over the dress is so beautiful, and the fabric of the dress is just lovely.

    x. jill
    beck daily

  11. Danielle
    Mar 28, 2014 @ 11:39 am

    It was great to see you at the brunch and again at ULTA the other night! Love the dress you’re wearing!

    Danielle at Framed Frosting

  12. chantilly
    Mar 28, 2014 @ 1:48 pm

    That brunch sounds and looks so amazing! I’ve always wanted to meet other blog buddies in real life :))

    xxo
    Chantilly

  13. Sylvia @ WorldTasting
    Mar 28, 2014 @ 2:20 pm

    Seems like a fun event! =)

    Loving the outfit.

    xo,
    Sylvia @ WorldTasting
    also on Bloglovin’ and Facebook

  14. Krysten
    Mar 28, 2014 @ 2:42 pm

    Gah I love your dress!

  15. Mimi
    Mar 28, 2014 @ 3:22 pm

    I really love what you wore and the table looked so beautiful. I wish I was there! I love brunches:)
    Aesthetic Lounge

  16. kelsey
    Mar 28, 2014 @ 8:53 pm

    beautiful dress and the brunch looks so fab!
    ladies in navy

  17. Cindi
    Mar 29, 2014 @ 5:55 am

    What a super cute dress! I love that you paired it with non-black items only, I hardly ever manage to do that :)

  18. april
    Mar 29, 2014 @ 6:55 am

    awww you look really chic in your outfit, you are glowing mama ! That is nice that you guys have a blogger event in your area, i hope there is in our area too. It’s nice to mingle with people who have the same passion as you do.Take care hon and thank you for stopping by :)))) xoxoxo

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