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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Shop Local Social UPDATE!

Happy Friday to all!

We've ordered some really fun decorations for our SHOP LOCAL SOCIAL photo booth and they have started coming in!! We are going with a "browns, creams, and coraly oranges with a shot of turquoise" color theme!.  We are in LOVE with these tissue pom poms from our new favorite etsy shop

We are also pretty excited about the props we ordered from The Paper Stache... This picture will give you an idea of what you'll have to choose from while cheezing in front of the camera!

Ladies, did we mention that our photographer, Byron Wilkes, recently won the award for "Best Arm Candy" at the Jackson Free Press Chick Ball?  We can't wait to meet him... We hear he is pretty awesome!

To our VIP's:  Get excited! The swag bags are filling right up! We add something new to them pretty much every day! :)  As of this very moment, we have ten VIP spots left to fill.  We will find our last ten lucky winners next week.  If YOU want to be a VIP and your name is not already on the list, all you have to do is keep a really close watch on our Facebook page.  When we post a status update to the effect of, "Be one of the next three people to comment on this post and you'll get a spot on our VIP list!," then you comment at that time, on that post, and you're golden!

We look forward to seeing ALL of you at the party! With your friends. In your party gear. Ready to go!

See you on Thursday, 4/28 from 5:00 to 8:30!! Can't wait!