I recently attended a fun filled day of cruising, lunching, fashion, and shopping courtesy of Boston Brunchers and the CambridgeSide Galleria Mall.
Our entire day took place at the mall. I actually work in the same neighborhood as the Galleria so I go to this mall pretty often. This is a great mall and has all the stores you need as well as great restaurants like Cheesecake Factory, California Pizza Kitchen, and P.F. Changs.
Our day started with a one hour Charles Riverboat Company Cruise. These cruises begin right outside the mall and tour for an hour around the Charles River. They are offered daily from May-October and are only $15 for adults and $8 for kids. We lucked out with an amazingly clear fall day!
Since our day was fashion themed, we got to check out some cool fall fashions while on the boat.
I loved the outfit below with the leather jacket and the sparkly skirt!
Here I am with my good friend Tanya who blogs over at Leopard Lace and Cheesecake.
We also got some sweet swag bags!
After the cruise we all headed over to P.F. Changs for some lunch. It was really fun to get to sit down and chat with so many other Boston bloggers!
Here are some of the yummy things we got to taste at lunch!
Important: P.F. Changs has painted the horse statues outside their restaurants pink as a promotion during the month of October in order to promote breast cancer awareness. Just post a photo with one of their pink horses and hashtag #PaintPFChangsPink and they will donate $1 to the National Breast Cancer Foundation!
Since we didn't have any room in our full bellies for dessert, we all got a complimentary cheesecake from Cheesecake Factory to take home.
Our swag bags included tons of gift cards and coupons so with our bags in hand, we headed to the shops!
I LOVE the jewelry at Francesca's!
The workout clothing designs from new store Plammie are from Brazil and as you can see, the designs and colors are so vibrant and fun!
When I finally got home I enjoyed my cheesecake and was able to really look at the contents of my swag bag. Here's everything I got!
Sephora was very generous and gave us deluxe sized First Aid Beauty and Makeup Forever samples as well as a $10 gift card!
Here's the including a Red Sox shirt I picked up from the store Roster with gift cards provided in the swag bag as well as the necklace I got at Francesca's.
Overall I had such a fun day! The cruise was really gorgeous, lunch was fun, and of course the shopping and swag bag were just the icing on the cake (or cheesecake?)!
I feel really lucky to be able to attend these blogging events in one of the best cities in the world! :)
I'd like to thank Boston Brunchers for inviting me to this super fun day!
*This event was provided to me free of charge as a member of the Boston Brunchers.