When I first told my Mother I was blogging, I received the familiar deer-in-the-headlights stare back at me. Not that my Mother isn’t familiar with the world of the internet but in her mind as in so many other’s blogging was just a diary online for people to share. I always find if you are not in the blogging world it’s hard to exactly understand all that goes into blogging and how it can become a full-time career. I have never worked longer hours, hard days, and had a more rewarding business in return. Yes, of course every job has a perk or two and one of those as a blogger are events.
I was ever so lucky to have my Mother visiting the same time I was going to attend the Mother’s Day Pandora Event #JustLikeMum in London this past week. What better way to introduce my Mother to the blogging world, a few friends, and show her what an event is like than to take her to a Mother’s Day event. Bonus. We never get to spend Mother’s Day in the UK together nor for our USA mother’s day so it was extra exciting. I couldn’t wait to show her what a fun event for bloggers was like having described it so many times.
Pandora didn’t miss a trick with their stunning location, Pandora splashed pad. We were greeted with delicious bubbles and mini treasure treats to eat. The food displays were as gorgeous as the jewellery itself. It was free flowing trays of afternoon tea walking pass throughout the day.
Everyone was so welcoming to my Mother being along for the ride too. We are both huge fans of Pandora already adorning our own bracelets for the special occasion. We couldn’t wait to have a little peak at the new collection and spot some lovely things for Mother’s Day. I have my eye on a ring and a new necklace while my Mother was drawn to the latest charms for her bracelet.
When I first read the invite and knew I could bring my Mother along I squealed at the two mini classes their were hostessing for the event too. Chocolate decorating class and flower bouquet making class. My Mother’s two passions it was like giving her the best Mother’s Day present already wrapped up in one event. We first tried our luck with the delicate frosting designs on mini square chocolate. My Mother’s expertise shined bright while mine looked more like a fourth grader’s project (still tasted delicious may I add).
We made our way over to the flower bouquet making class. The ladies were so lovely and helpful, guiding us through the various steps to create the best arrangement. It was so lovely to chat with new friends and see some familiar faces too at the event with my Mother. We kept laughing at our attempts to create beautiful bouquets. The flowers themselves were gorgeous enough to make it look good no matter how we threw it together.
It was one of those events that I didn’t want it to end. I got to introduce my Mother to the blogging world, introduce her to some amazing friends I have made along the way and new ones too. One of my favorite things about events is to meet so many inspiring ladies. I have made friends through blogging that will be in my life long after blogging.
We got to pour over the Pandora collection together and do some shopping together for Mother’s Day. What a perfect way to bond with my Mother in the process. We walked away with new memories that we will cherish forever. Thank you Pandora! Thank you to all the ladies that put together and ran such a perfect event for Mother’s Day!