Allllll hellllll YES!! I have a multi year "friendship" with someone I've never met in person, never spoken to live - she's my friend because I've been a passionate follower of Bailey McCarthy's blog Peppermint Bliss and her start up Houston store Biscuit Home. I feel like I know her. In fact, I made Dooley take me to Bailey's store when we were in Houston last - my husband got a kick-ass wallet, and Dooley picked up some nice earrings.
Bailey's youngest son had health issues in the summer so she backed away from her blog. I was disappointed she went away, rightfully so, because I missed seeing Bailey's genius in action. For example: