downtown-la-sarahshermansamuelThis weekend I spoke on a panel at Create & Cultivate, the conference & online platform geared towards women entrepreneurs in the digital space, and although nerve wracking at first it was empowering to see so many women business owners share their stories and be able to connect with people doing the same thing. Working for yourself you don’t always get to hang out with fellow designers or talented folks that are paving their own way and the conference was humming with them.

create-cultivate-rose-gardencreate-cultivate-sarahshermansamuelcreate-cultivatecreate-cultivate-panelI was talking alongside some of my favorite boss ladies in the design & digital world…Emily Henderson, Amber Lewis of Amber Interiors, Sara Sugarman of Lulu & Georgia, Bri Emery of DesignLoveFest, and Victoria Smith of SF Girl by Bay. Mat of Consort moderated our panel and you can see our entire hour long pow wow on their facebook page! Or if you just want the very abbreviated cliffs notes of the day… Racked LA highlighted a few key points from the Keynotes of Jessica Alba, Chelsea Handler and Rachel Zoe.

mothers-dayAnd then Sunday, I snuggled my babe all Mother’s Day long. Rupert packed us all a picnic and we went to watch a polo match at Will Rogers State Park and then I got a massage that I think nearly killed me. haha. Too much pressure on my extra tense muscles! Two epson salt baths later and I am still recovering.

Happy Mother’s day to all you mama’s, the hardest and most rewarding job out there. xo

Sources: White outfit: Top by BCBG // Cropped Pants from Asos  Denim Jumper by Ali Golden

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