almost as much as i'm looking forward to NEXT weekend
(which, if you've been paying attention, is when me and my hubs are FINALLY reunited)
but i digress...
for those of you who are unfamiliar, a blate is a blog-date.
a date between fellow bloggers.
and this weekend, i had one.
with this lovely lady...
|ladies and gentlemen, the lovely Sarah Tucker.|
(or maybe you're new to the blogosphere?)
here's her blog.
Sarah and I, however, aren't quite complete strangers who just met on the internet.
she had been "referred" to me, by our mutual wedding photographer (and friend. let's be honest.)
who looks like this
|like, literally. looks like this. behind a camera. (:|
she shot both of our weddings and basically said to me
"you two have GOT to meet"
so i obviously stalked sarah's blog
for like, a year.
and drooled over her style, her travels, and her southern charm.
and finally, this weekend, we met.
and honestly it was kinda anti-climactic.
it was all i had hoped it could be, and more.
i felt like i was in a dream.
first, we had a dinner party.
|design sponge, eat your heart out.|
|mildly out of focus, but we all look happy.|
|pretty pretty centerpiece|
and did she ever have the mostest.
i snuck a few stalker shots of her gorgeous house.
|these pillows make me happy.|
|just perfection. that's all.|
color me a happy happy girl.
|champagne. and lipstick marks. classy.|
|the cheese platter. before...|
|...and after. (note: radishes plus sea salt. try it. i never had. and now i did. and life is better.)|
|the Cucumber Fool. and you're a fool if you don't like it.|
|heirloom tomato salad with burrata|
|Chocolate and Raspberry Pavlova. also known as heaven on a plate.|
|me. happy. and blurry. because your eyes are watering from happiness. for me.|
|annnnd the SuperMoon. we watched it rise. with champagne. best.idea.ever.|
and met back up for this...
|a brunch. for brides.|
|you probably can't tell, but some of these sandwiches are whale-shaped.|
|self portraits with a 50mm lens are not very forgiving. but i'm still okay with it.|
|photog and subject. in the photobooth.|
|kate, jess, sarah. the dinner party reunited.|
|what a cute lil' nerd|
|wish that van wasn't in the background.|
|it was a reeeeally good story. they were enraptured.|
|my favorite. like, of all time. isn't she gorgeous?|
a party. for us. from her.
it was so sweet.
we got favors too, but i forgot until just this minute to take pictures of them.
so they will have to wait for another post.
my personal position on blates, henceforth, will always be...