Monday, August 20, 2012

Mississippi Girl

Last week I took a random trip to Mississippi to see my bloggy BFF Nicole! We have been "friends" for a while now, but met in real life for the first time last fall when Jessica and I went to Oxford for the UGA/Ole Miss game and stayed with Nicole. I love the blog community so much and how someone who is really a complete stranger can feel like a best friend. I talk to so many girls on a daily basis that I have never actually met in real life. It's just fun to find other girls in the same stage of life and into the same things as you!

My mom goes to Southaven & Tupelo Mississippi twice a year for meeting at her company's factory and for shows at the Furniture Market {similar to the Mart in Atlanta only a million times smaller} so when I realized that Southaven was literally 10 minutes from Nicole's hometown I knew I wanted to go with my mom!! We got there late Tuesday afternoon and Nicole picked me up from the hotel & we headed to Memphis for dinner downtown.

I had never been to Memphis before so I was excited to experience a new place! We had dinner and walked around a while before deciding we wanted some ice cream : )

Wednesday was one of the best days I have had in a long time! We woke up and decided to head to Starbucks for breakfast & literally spent the rest of the day in Nike shorts & t-shirts. I told Nicole that I felt like we were "real friends" because usually our visits are filled with activities and we never have time to just hang out! It was BLISS!! We went to dinner with her family that night & let me just say I adore each and every one of them!! I felt right at home and SO welcomed! And just something that Nicole and I think is funny... our last names rhyme & we both have brother's named Brett! ; )

Thursday we got up bright and early and headed to Oxford to pick up some of Nicole's friends! I was SO excited to get to meet them & of course they were as sweet and as cute as can be! We drove 4 hours to Huntsville, Alabama to shop! I know, I know, that sounds ridiculous.. but Nicole & her friends really wanted to go to H&M and they don't have one in Mississippi! I didn't care one bit that we basically drove half way to Atlanta to go to a store that I can go to whenever I want, I was just excited to be with Nicole & her friends!! Luckily we all came away with some great purchases! I can't wait for y'all to see Nicole's outfits she purchased for her and Tyler's engagement pictures!!

I am so glad I got to go to Mississippi & I can't wait to see Nicole again! 
{Hopefully in September!!}



  1. Looks like you had such a fun weekend! I love how you and Nicole met through blogging and are now good friends in "real life" ... love it!

  2. What a fun weekend! I love shopping so I wouldn't mind driving 4 hours to shop at a store. :)

  3. Love it! I live in Southaven! Isn't Memphis fun?

  4. So fun!! I am so glad you enjoyed it down here in MS.

  5. Sounds like such a blasst! Love the framed Mississippi print :)

  6. Hey Jamie, I'm Ally from The Gameday Belles. We're huge sports fans too and live for Fall Gamedays. We'd love it if you'd stop by our blog to talk football & tailgating!

  7. I really enjoy your blog! Just visited Memphis, Oxford & Tupelo for the first time in August and had a blast. Wish I would have found that cute MS print!