When I arrived that evening, I was pleased to find a small, intimate gathering and a few familiar faces. As a newbie to blogging and a conference virgin, I wasn't sure what to expect. The beautiful beach house was also cozy and just the right venue for this weekend summit.
This spread from Whole Foods La Jolla was awesome. I had just finished a run before making my way to the beach, and I was starving! I probably confessed my love for goat cheese a few too many times, but my love is real. I managed to make a delicious and healthy plate that was bootcamp approved.
We dined al fresco and talked about our blogs, life, and how smoked gouda is the vegetarian's bacon. Then it was upstairs for some enlightening Q & A with Chelsea Day of Someday I'll Learn and founder of Millennial Blogs. She also gave a great presentation at Women Get Social that weekend about delegating our the details of blogging. Man are there details. She was also my lunch mate at the conference and we got to enjoy the waiter's
|The ladies behind #SMsummit, literally. Chelsea and Amy.|
All in all, I call the weekend a success. I was able to get out of my house of dudes and spend some time with some intelligent ladies. I rarely get to focus on the blog part of my career, as I have a more demanding job of being a mom and a full time retail manager. It was nice to get in tune with my other side.
I am still reminded of Sunset Millennial Summit daily when I'm
In case you are wondering what other bloggers were beach side with me all weekend, the guest list included:
Chelsea of Someday I'll Learn and Millennial Blogs
Amy of Beloved Atmosphere and Sunset Vacation Rental
Alli of Diapers -n- Heels
Danielle of Simmworks Family Blog
Heather and Whitney of Rookie Moms
Megan of Sunshine Wonderland
Tiffany and Carole of Toot Sweet 4 Two
Becky of MissPriss
Jillian of Mommy Testers
Xenia of Raised by Culture
Pauline and Lynnee of Club Chica Circle
Bri of Bri Geeski
Heather of Baby Bump and Beyond
Disclosure: I was asked to write about my experience at SMsummit. All thoughts and opinions are my own, as always. You're not the boss of me! Some photos were provided for this post.