Way back in July I attended the 40+ Blogger Meet-up in Vancouver. Then there was camping vacation, work deadlines, storms, power outages (32 hours), family funerals, school starting, sick husband, sick kid, sick me, and then sick me again with pneumonia... and all of a sudden it is Halloween. Seems odd to be posting pictures of an outfit I wore back in July. But I love this Doctor Who t-shirt and black silk Nicole Bridger dress and I had never paired them before. So I had to share (although really it might just be me dreaming of wearing something different than my PJs).


The event itself was a blast. I loved meeting all the 40+ bloggers from around the world. I wish I could have attended all the events, but alas that family camping vacation had me double booked. Plus most of my pictures are from the time when we hit the cocktail bar and perhaps better not shared.

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The accessories were Fluevog sandals (naturally), BCBG jean jacket, DIY t-shirt bracelet, large black ring from Addition Elle, and a FAB vintage wicker purse.

Now that I am starting to feel human again I hope I will be posting more often. I will admit the plus of being sick so much this fall, is I am not fully caught up on Scandal. Thank you Netflix.

Thanks to Suzanne Carillo for taking my outfit pictures. Thanks to Suzanne, Sue and Melanie who organized the event. Check out Suzanne's event posts where she links to all the different attendees (plus she said nice things about me).


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