1st Sunday Brunch Kicks Off

It's the start of a new week and I'm kicking it off in style!  This Sunday I hosted the first monthly (of many to come) 1st Sunday Brunch.  It's a concept that literally came together in a matter of 48 hours (or was is destined a couple years ago . . . keep reading).

The way this event came about, I was sitting on my couch last Sunday and thought it'd be a good idea to get together with a few of my social media friends for brunch.  Social media has made it so easy for us to lose touch with people and I really want to get back to real conversation and fellowship.  I decided to proposition it via Facebook with the following post: "I would love to connect with many of you beyond social media . . . . Who's up for brunch next Sunday . . . . . . "  

To my surprise (really, NOT - lol) I had a couple dozen people express interest in attending and joining in on this new, but not new, concept of being social beyond the internet walls of social media.  Our first #1stSundayBrunch kicked off at the contemporary 5 Church Restaurant in uptown Charlotte as we all embraced a joyous brunch in true southern style.

Here are a few of the stylish attendees:

What I wore

I've had this multi-print dress for several months at the back of my closet, which I absolutely love for the collar, and decided to pull it out for the day.  Because it's a Sunday brunch I wanted to definitely wear a hat, but not in the traditional sense.  I found this cute little fascinator at the local beauty shot I frequent and thought it to be the perfect compliment to both the dress and the shoes.  The shoes . . . . oh my, how I love these shoes.  These too, I've had for several months, actually since December, and this was my first time wearing them.  They are absolutely wonderful!!!

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  1. I love love your facinator! What an awesome idea! It's so true that we get "stuck" on social media and don't get to "see" our social media friends! I really need to try this here in Atlanta!

  2. What a beautiful dress and a great idea! If I lived in NC I'd join you!

  3. What a great idea! I love brunches and they are such a big thing here in Abu Dhabi.

    I spy Mr. Goodwill Hunting, LOVE HIM!

  4. I love your dress and your brunch sounds like so much fun! I'm also in love with the mustard colored dress!

  5. I love the Sunday Brunch idea! You look absolutely fabulous!