San Francisco’s Blog Party: Recap

the Blog Party attendeesOn Friday evening Jessica and I drove to San Francisco for the Blog Party event that Jamie had organized for 30 bloggers. I wasn’t too sure what to except when I went there, but I knew I had to attend to meet more bloggers around the area. So glad I did, it was such a fun time.

Social Print Studio loftThe event was hosted at Social Print Studio, in this fantastic loft. A Graphic Designer’s dream (ahem).

Social Print Studio bikesA commuters bike rack decorated with taxidermy.

Social Print Studio pupThe resident dog was pretty chilled out. I swear his head was the same size as Alfie’s entire body. He was a sweetie, playing with his santa hat toy.

Social Print Studio had a sweet set up where they let us print our instagram pictures using the hashtag #spsblogparty from this crazy fun printer. Here’s a few of our prints.

Food was incredible, thanks to Andrea from Bakin’ Bit (love the name). Blog Party Bakin Bits Catering

Look at all the salsa! I’ve never eaten so much guac in my life, couldn’t get enough of it.Bakin Bits Catering Blog Party

It was the first time I met Jamie, and the other bloggers. Most of them were from the Bay Area, but Suzanna drove two hours to get to the event, from beautiful Monterey. Reminds me of the days I commuted to Toronto for blog-events, however it wasn’t as far as she travelled.

Blog-Party-sponsorsAs the evening drew to an end, there were a few awesome door prizes such as letter–pressed business cards (!!!) kindly donated from Lilikoi Design — definitely going to use them once I figure out a logo for my website (or use the one in the banner that I created a few months ago), and create some business cards.

Blog Party boxEach blogger received a fun box to take home with us.

Inside…Blog-Party-swag-box

From all the photographers, fitness & beauty bloggers, and artists there were so many creative people at Blog Party. I have to say I’m itching to get painting again after talking to a few of them. I regret throwing away all my acrylic paints (to be honest they were dried up because they didn’t get loved).

Blog Party Bloggers in San FranciscoMeet Carla, JessicaJessica (Buddy, we have to do a collab together on makeup and beauty products at some point. Let’s.) and well, you know who I am.

Jessica Nancy Blog PartyJessica and I.

katie nancyIn this picture, Katie and I swapped purses — mainly because I eyed up her Tory Burch purse as soon as she walked in. Katie has good taste when it comes to handbags, let me tell ya. If you’re into calligraphy (who isn’t?!), check out her site. Reminds me of the days I watched my Dad practice writing it.

Social Print Studio bathroom selfieBathroom selfie.

I really loved Kait’s shoes that she wore to the party. Carla & Sarah, excited to see you at BlogHer. “Saving the best for last” oh Christine. So nice to meet, chat and laugh with you. And so many more other bloggers, that I’ve swapped business cards with. Happy to re-connect with a few familiar faces later on this month as a handful of the bloggers I met on Friday will be at the BlogHer conference.

Social Print Studio teeThanks to Social Print Studio the comfortable tee’s, and Jamie for pulling off a fabulous Blog Party.

We all received photos from the talented Simone Anne Lang, as she shared them with us through drop box. Photos below by Simone Anne of We Are Adventure.us.

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10 Comments

  1. It was SO nice to meet you Nancy!! You are so sweet for mentioning me in your recap. I can’t wait to meet up at another event in the future!

    xo, Suzanna

  2. I finally got around to checking out the blogs of the people I met at the blog party, and am so glad I finally did! Just love your blog — definitely the kick in the pants I need to eat better and do more exercise. So nice to meet you!
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