Ladies Night at DAMAS Boutique

Last Friday, I had the wonderful opportunity to be a part of a “Meet & Greet” at DAMAS, one of my favorite boutiques here in Sacramento, for First Friday. This cute shop is located in the ever growing area of Oak Park which seems like it’s adding something new every time I’m there. During First Friday, the shops and restaurants stay open a bit later and have fun things like in-store events and specialty items on the restaurant menus. It’s such a fun way to spend a warm summer eve, just walking around and popping into all the shops. Over at DAMAS, it was a wonderful night of mingling, shopping, and drinking champagne! 


The group of ladies that were a part of the “Meet & Greet” at DAMAS were all local bloggers, photographers, artists and business women who are all pursuing their dreams while working, raising families, and just living a busy life. It was so fun being there with these totally inspirational babes!! People were able to come in and pick our brains about how we go about doing what we love. This was awesome because we were able to share all of our tips and tricks that we’ve learned so far and we’re able to help anyone who wanted advice. Plus, we got to meet some pretty awesome gals in the process!


Lipstick Giraffe, Pebble & Pearl, Chaos of Kyra, Kelly Boylan, Elizabeth Ash, Occasionally Fashionable
One of the most wonderful surprises that I’ve discovered since I started blogging are the friendships that I’ve found within the creative community here in Sacramento. It’s so nice to have women automatically understand where you’re coming from and what you’re talking about when say weird stuff like, “I reorganized my hastags today” or “I’m working on increasing my engagement”. They don’t need an explanation because that’s their life, too!


Even though everyone is working hard to make their own dream a reality, there’s no petty competition or negativity. It’s rare and beautiful and makes me love and appreciate our community here so much. Next to being able to have my own blog, where I can share something that I love through writing and photography, the community is definitely my favorite thing. They’re all amazing women who inspire me to continue to do what I love! I definitely feel the #girlboss vibes!


My friend, Kyra and I were able to go into DAMAS before the event and shoot some photos in some of their cute new items, so, if you find yourself thinking, “Oh, that’s fab!”  as you scroll through the photos, then you need to get yourself over to DAMAS and check out their clothes ASAP.


Thank you DAMAS for hosting a wonderful event which brought women together and celebrated their accomplishments!


Meaghan xx

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  1. Rachel on August 9, 2017 at 5:36 pm

    This looks like such a fun event! It’s always so nice getting to meet other boss babes in your area!

    xo Rachel |

    • Meaghan Gonzalez on August 22, 2017 at 11:38 am

      We had a blast!! Meeting up with other boss babes here is pretty much my favorite thing ever!!

  2. Kristina - Occasionally Fashionable on August 9, 2017 at 7:34 pm

    Had a blast! And, I agree with everything you said! Soooo happy we met and became blog fraaaands!

    • Meaghan Gonzalez on August 22, 2017 at 11:40 am

      Blog fraaaands are the best kind of friends! It makes me so happy every time I get to see your beautiful face! We’ll have to do it again soon xx

  3. laura mitbrodt on August 9, 2017 at 11:23 pm

    This looks like a great time, I love your top so cute

    • Meaghan Gonzalez on August 22, 2017 at 11:42 am

      Thank you so much! It’s one of my favorites and I’d totally forgotten about it ’till I was flipping through my clothes trying to find something– definitely a happy moment : )

  4. neverskipbrunch on August 10, 2017 at 7:09 am

    This looks like it was so much fun! Blogger friends are the best friends!

    xo, Cara

    • Meaghan Gonzalez on August 22, 2017 at 11:46 am

      I have THE BEST time when we get together! I feel so lucky to have these babes in my life! I know you understand : )

  5. Emily on August 10, 2017 at 7:40 am

    This looks like so much fun!


    • Meaghan Gonzalez on August 22, 2017 at 11:46 am

      We may or may not have taken over the champagne table hehe

  6. mandyarraiz on August 10, 2017 at 9:46 am

    This is so cool!!

    • Meaghan Gonzalez on August 22, 2017 at 11:53 am

      Ya, we had a blast! Always a good time with these gals!

  7. Ilse on August 10, 2017 at 11:41 am

    Meet and greets are so fun! You look like you had a blast!!
    xo, Ilse

    • Meaghan Gonzalez on August 22, 2017 at 11:56 am

      They really are! It’s so fun to hang with other blogger babes and also meet and connect with new people : )

  8. Jannine Pampu on August 11, 2017 at 8:25 am

    That sounds like so much fun! I love your earrings and purse <3

    xo Jannine |

    • Meaghan Gonzalez on August 22, 2017 at 11:59 am

      Thanks, Jannine! I’m all about these accessories– two of the most popular summer staples, I’d say. I’ll be sad to need a bag soon that won’t let the rain in haha.

  9. shannon silver on August 17, 2017 at 1:47 pm

    I love events like these! Your boots are ADORABLE – I love how you styled it with that gorgeous straw bag. xx Shannon ||

    • Meaghan Gonzalez on August 22, 2017 at 12:02 pm

      Thank you, dear! I got the boots at the beginning of summer and the weather’s only been cool enough to show them off twice. I can’t wait for Autumn and the next pop-up event!

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