Thursday, October 21, 2010

Road Trip to Birmingham!

Remember when I told you about the Alabama blogger meet-up with Lisa Leonard?
Well, it was a BLAST!

After having breakfast here in Huntsville, Amanda and I headed down to Birmingham.
We were super excited to meet Lisa Leonard and all of the fantastic bloggers in Alabama!
Who knew there were so many!?!?

Here are the lovely hosts with Lisa.
photo via Amanda

Rachel, Lisa, AmandaRhoda

Rachel from Grasping for Objectivity is as cute as a button and so sweet!

Amanda is so fun! She is full of life. She took all of the pictures you're seeing on here!
And if you love her'll be drooling over her recipes!

Rhoda is such a warm person - and beautiful!
And we ironically graduated from the same  high school in Georgia!

Lisa is even sweeter in person than I imagined. 
You definitely need to check out her blog!

And her jewelry is gah-geousYou have to say it with a Southern accent ;)

photos via Amanda; collage by me

Told you it was beautiful.
And these were quite a sight too...

photos via Amanda

I met some wonderful ladies too!
Like Katherine from Grass Stains.  I could tell immediately that she was a sweetheart :)

Robin from Alabama Slacker Mama and Jamie from Jamie's Rabbits
kept me giggling the entire time!  They were so much fun!

Becca was a doll!  I wish we could have chatted more!

I also got to meet Tammy from The Inkling Network & her sweet little boy Isaiah!
Tammy & I are blog friends and it was so great to finally meet it person!
I love reading her blog and her etsy shop has the most adorable items!
photo via Amanda

I think Isaiah stole the show ;)

I also met Alison from Ingredients, Inc. who has some wonderful recipes!
She's even having a book published that will be out Spring 2011...I know, so talented!

Steph from Plain Chicken was a riot!  And I loved meeting another
blogger with a day job like me!  She has some fantastic recipes, too!

Overall, I had such an amazing time meeting some wonderful
ladies and making some fantastic memories :)
photo via Amanda

I'm thinking another road trip is in order soon!
Did ya hear that Amanda? ;)


  1. Absolutely! :) I'm ready when you are! Really wishing I had another piece of that warm vanilla buttercream cake right now! :)

  2. I'm honored to have been mentioned! :) It was wonderful to meet you, too, Kelley. And I'm already officially addicted to your blog and Twitter feed, so keep the good stuff coming. Looking forward to getting to know you really well!

  3. Looks like a great time! My those cupcakes look good...


  4. Thank you for including me! I am so glad we got to meet because you are just adorable! Like Katherine, I am also officially addicted to your blog and Twitter feed! I hope we are able to meet up again soon!

  5. such a fun day and so lovely to meet. i'll listen out for your next trip!

  6. I'm so glad you came! It was wonderful to meet you. And you're too sweet - thanks for the kind words!!!

  7. Great post and thanks so much for mentioning me! I loved meeting you and wish we got to talk more. You have been awesome to talk to on twitter with awesome helpful tips! I love your blog and am passing it to my friends.

  8. That looks so fun and the cupcakes look so yummy:) Such a fantastic photos
    Kisses my dear


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