Say yes and you open doors to new things.
At least that's what I try and tell myself. Sometimes saying no and doing the same thing is easy though, isn't it?
But yes, I said yes. I'd love to go the the Midlands Blog Meet on 22nd Feb. Husband said of course he'd have the kids all day. Off I went. New people and stuff. Gulp!
Taking a deep breath, I walked in to The Malt Cross in Nottingham, to meet the very lovely Emma (@LivePeachy) and Kelly (@ToBecomeMum) who'd done a fantastic job of organising the event.
There was a room full of smiles, and new people who were all so friendly and welcoming. My nerves vanished very quickly!
A carefully planned and perfect itinerary for the day included some wonderful competitions, demonstrations from two lovely ladies at The Body Shop, general chit chat and a yummy lunch.
I met some very lovely people, and now have some brilliant new blogs to follow. It was wonderful to be in a room of people with so much in common.
And we even got a wonderful goody bag, packed with sweets from Swizzels Matlow, Weleda samples, a cookery book from Neff, a chocolate mould from Baked By Me and even a very gorgeous cupcake baked by Emma herself.
Saying yes was absolutely the right thing to do.... thank you Emma and Kelly for organising such a fabulous event. I'll definitely be back next time!