Moonpig Virtual Event : Cocktails, Flowers and Fun

Hey lovelies! Hope you are all keeping safe and well. 

Hasn't tech been a lifesaver during the Coronavirus lockdown? Able to connect with family, friends and work colleagues online over Hangouts, Facetime and Zoom has kept us all connected while being apart.

happy woman holding iphone
Zooming away!
That's why I was so excited to be invited to my first ever virtual bloggers meet with the lovely peeps at (and I defy anyone to say without singing it, you know you did!) are the perfect example of how we can embrace tech to keep our wonderful traditions going. Being able to choose a card online from hundreds of designs for all occasions, personalise it with a message and photos and have it delivered straight to the door of your loved ones is a perfect way to show them you are thinking of them and brighten their day. So important at a time like this when we can't be there in person to celebrate those birthdays, anniversaries and special moments. 

So along with a group of lovely bloggers, we dialled in from our homes and had a wonderful evening of fun, learning about the Moonpig App to personalise greetings cards using your own photos, set reminders (so useful!) and even add your own handwritten note and signature, see.. tech really  is amazing!

female hand holding mobile phone with photo of child
Of course I had to feature Queen Ermajean in my card!

We then had a fabulous Cocktail Masterclass with James from Mix & Twist UK, where we made 3 amazing cocktails...and sampled them of course! A Gin Garden, Elderflower Collins and Strawberry hard to choose a favourite but I think the Strawberry Gimlet just edged it with the wow factor!

woman holding strawberry gimlet gin cocktail
Strawberry Gimlet - a gorgeously summery cocktail

Silent Pool Gin Elderflower Collins cocktail
Silent Pool Gin Elderflower Collins

And then we turned to the glorious Summer Bouquet that Moonpig had kindly sent to us, and the super talented Roxanne gave us a flower arranging class. We were shown how to prep, trim and arrange a bouquet to show the flowers at their best, and tips to keep them blooming for weeks.

woman arranging flowers in vase
Flower arranging like a pro!

Moonpig Peonie and Roses Summer Bouquet
Peonies and Roses Summer Bouquet

Check out those glorious peonies, surely one of the most beautiful blooms!

This bouquet along with other arrangements and an array of other gifts are also available to order and send to loved ones via the Moonpig app, everything you need to let someone know you care!

Thank you to Moonpig for a fabulous evening spent with some lovely people, definitely the most fun I've had since lockdown! 

woman drinking gin garden cocktail with stripey straw
Gin Garden : my kinda gardening

Come join me in a little taster of the event! app on mobile phone
Moonpig App, so easy to use

Silent Pool Gin Garden Cocktail
Gin Garden Cocktail

soap flowers gift from
A lovely surprise gift 

Silent Pool Gin cocktail making kit from Mix and Twist UK
Cocktail making kit!
**Disclaimer: This post contains gifted items kindly sent to me, but was not paid for or sponsored.


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