Monday, June 9, 2008

Dallas Trip Part 1...Meeting Joslyn.

Normally, I post a "Dream Home" on Monday, but I'm going to wait until tomorrow. It will be part of a theme for the week, that I will write about tomorrow.
Today, I wanted to write about my fun and CRAZY trip to Dallas. I had so much fun its going to take two posts to cover it all! On Saturday, I was very excited to meet with Joslyn of Simple Lovely. (If you haven't read her blog, you must check it out!) Joslyn and I have been emailing, and commenting recently. I love her blog so much, because her posts are so beautiful and I relate to her ideas and choices. She is also a mommy of two little girls.
When I was planning my trip, I invited her for coffee. I'm not sure if it was a little presumptuous of me, because we don't know each other that well. I figured it was worth a try, anyway. Thankfully, she said yes; so we met at Starbucks. The wonderful thing about meeting other bloggers, is that you already have so many things in common right from the beginning. We sat down and started talking like we were old friends. She didn't even mind when Liam tried to take her coffee away! (Its a mom thing). We only had one hour to talk so we covered as many subjects as we could. Joslyn related to me that despite living in a glitzy place like Dallas; she doesn't really abide by those standards. This was so funny to me, because that is how I have always felt and thought I was the only one. My chosen career of interior design, places me alongside people who can be very....ahh, "chi,chi". I understand that lifestyle, but it just isn't me. Also, I have to say, that Joslyn has one of the most interesting childhoods I have ever heard of! But, I will let her talk about it if is she wants.
You know, I can't believe we didn't talk about photography! I think that's another thing we have in common...too bad.
Joslyn's home is so cool, and has been featured on Cookie magazine blog, Sfgirlby bay, More Ways to Waste Time just to name a few. It is a very cool 70's gem. Ya'll know how much I love this type of house! Joslyn, I want to visit your house next time...okay?(Talk about being presumptuous!)


Joslyn said...

it was so much fun meeting you carolina! next time you can totally come to our house ;-)

Sarah's Fab Day said...

How fun! You Houston girls are so friendly I love it!

Freshly Found said...

How LOVELY to meet a fellow blogger! I am encouraged to see her fireplace. I am 'stuck' with a very similar looking stone fireplace. Her home is lovely and lucky girl - you've got an invite!

Mélanie said...

I would love to meet others bloggers . I've never done it !
I'm frien with bloggers but we 've already known each other.
I love her house

Carolina Eclectic said...

Thanks Joslyn, can we stay for the weekend?...JUST KIDDING :)
I had so much fun too.

Carolina Eclectic said...

Sarah: Hey, we're Southern girls; what can I say.

Denise: I would love to see your fireplace! I bet its very interesting.

Melanie: It is so much fun to meet the people behind the blogs. I recommend trying it!

LondonCalling said...

How cool is that! She has a lovely home! I totally flaked on the Urban Fair - we were taking out the ceiling in the den that day, so we never made it to Houston. We were supposed to do the coffee thing - Forgive me?

Topsy Turvy said...

Carolina, you are just too cute. And you're right about meeting other bloggers - you immediately have so much in common and so much to talk about.