We are FINALLY getting a blog post up about this! We are just now recovered from all the fun we had! If you were here, you know what we're talking about! DJ Young Venom played some pretty awesome tunes to set the backdrop for the evening. VIP Catering, Soulshine, and Hey Cupcake showed us their stuff with the wonderful food they provided, and Vintage Wine Market was able to give some education in Wine 101.  We learned all about the whites:  sweet vs. dry, bubbly vs. non-bubbly, what is good with spicy food and what is good with sweet food.... We could go on and on with all of our newfound knowledge!

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In addition to the fabulous DJ, the amazing wine, and the to-die-for food, we had quite the stylish photo booth! Here are a few of our favorite staff pictures from "inside the booth:"

We would like to thank all of the wonderful businesses that contributed to our swag bags! All of our VIP's enjoyed sifting through their prizes to see what local swag they would be walking away with! We had items from Millie D's Yogurt Shop, Fusion Coffeehouse, Body Anew Medical Spa, Kinkade's Fine Clothing, CoatTails, Broadstreet Baking Company, Metropolitan Bank, Crawford Eye Care, Jackson Free Press (of course), SummerHouse (of course, of course...), and several others! We think our VIP's were well pleased! Here's the proof :)

They seem pretty elated with their bags, don't you think?!

Lastly, but certainly not least, we would like to thank Anne Taylor Duease for coming out and showcasing all of her beautiful Adonis jewelry.  A few of us walked away with some brand new bling, and we're so excited about it! Anne Taylor is so much fun to hang out with-- we love when she gets to come around!!

SHOP LOCAL SOCIAL was such a great success, that we are talking about doing it more often! Maybe quarterly, maybe twice a year.... What do you think we should do?!  We wanted to give one more "thank you" to Jackson Free Press for all the hard work they put into this event-- it would not have happened without you guys!! We look forward to next time! :)

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Doss said:

It was great meeting everyone and we hope to see y’all again soon.

Rachel Kabukala

Rachel Kabukala said:

I LOVE it! I had something I couldn’t get out of that night, and I was so sad to miss everything, but I love seeing how much fun everyone else had! The first adorable couple photographed with their swag bags are our across the street neighbors :)

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