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The Maiedae Mixer Recap

Last weekend, I had the amazing opportunity to attend the Maiedae Mixer - a fantastic and golden gathering of bloggers and creatives. Not only was there fantastic food, Smilebooth, a dress swap, and tables set up with DIY activities, but the unreal opportunity to meet some blogging friends in real life, and make new ones as well.
Loved meeting Amy from Taking Steps Home, Jenna from Dearest-Love, Meg from Rivers and Roads, and Julie from Vylette!
the Maiedae Mixer Smilebooth - Sponsored by MailChimp
Maiedae Mixer Smilebooth with Jenna from Dearest-Love
Smilebooth - You're Golden!
I loved, loved, loved, hanging out with Jenna from Dearest-Love (and finding out she lives in the same city was an added plus), the ever-so-vibrant-full-of-life Amy from Taking Steps Home, and the beautiful-and-adventurous Meg from Rivers and Roads. I also loved getting to meet and know Julie from Vylette, who has a background in clothing design and a mutual love for all things Seattle.

Another favorite from the mixer was Court, who volunteered, and was as charming as ever. Her blog was such a pleasant surprise. Make sure you take a look at her art-inspired outfits. I absolutely adore her take on Monet.

More amazing highlights were the generous amounts of swag we received; to top it all off, I walked away with a free Kelly Moore camera bag and Rifle Paper Co print from the raffle. I'm still in shock.

Here's some of my favorite items:

Maiedae Mixer Swag Bag - You're Golden
Lion Print by Sandra Manton Mills
Hearts & Flowers print by Rifle Paper Company
Kelly Moore Bag - Chapel
The Chapel Bag by Kelly Moore
Amazing tea blend by K Teas
My own personal tea blend courtesy of K Teas
"You Are Loved" mug from Pink Olive
You Are Loved mug by Pink Olive
Some favorites from the Maiedae Swag Bag 2014