Hi all! I’m really excited to share with you about my first ever blogger event! This past week, one of the grocery stores I frequent in my Chicago neighborhood, Jewel-Osco, invited me to attend an exclusive blogger luncheon where they showcased their newly launched natural and organic store-brand products. Without hesitation, I jumped on board!
Before arriving, I had no clue what to expect. I’d never been to something like this before! I was greeted with friendly faces and seated at a table with other bloggers. Right away, I knew I was in a new world (I was the only one without business cards!). It was so fun to meet people that have been at this longer than me and to hear all the advice they had to offer! Everyone was so willing to share their experiences.
As we settled in to enjoy our lunch, we first had a few presentations from the people of Jewel, giving insight into their new products, along with the chef who prepared the meal. I loved hearing from him! Even though he’s not working in a traditional restaurant environment, you could hear the passion he has for his food as he carefully explained the details of each course we’d be eating.
Then, before diving into the food, everyone stood around the spread taking pictures, making sure to get the shots they wanted. I
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