It all started Monday, February 28, 2018 on a nice two hour road trip from North Hollywood, CA to Palm Springs, CA. I was so nervous to drive for two hours by myself just my GPS and playing all my music that I can't play around my daughter!hehe! That day I was so excited because I asked for a whole week off from work and I was so excited to attend my first Alt Summit and to stay at The Saguaro Palm Springs! I've seen so many instagram pictures of this hotel that I was so excited to actually stay there and take lots of Instagram pictures.
Once I got there I just saw these big, beautiful, colorful balloons at the entrance of the hotel! Just seeing that I knew I found the place and I knew I was going to be inspired once I walk in through the doors! Yep! I was right! Walking in I saw a beautiful welcome message board from The Happy Planner they put together a wonderful welcome party! They gave out these beautiful planners with Tombow pens. I was welcomed by yummy cocktails from Day Owl Wines, I'm not a wine drinker but once I tried this brand I fell in love. There was music playing and people waiting in line to get there name tags! Once we got our name tag we got these cute clutch from Jujube and inside they had some coupons from all the sponsors! This was just the first day and I was so overwhelmed of all the people, drinks, music, and just the whole community was welcoming!
Once I got my hotel key I was so excited to see my room! I regret not taking any pictures of my room but let me just say it was PINK! and the restroom was a bright ORANGE! Once I settled down I got a chance to look at the Alt Summit booklet which showed all the classes and schedule for the whole week! I decided to take time to freshen up and get ready for the Happy Planner Dinner!
Picture taken by Nicole Breanne-9779
The Dinner was the set up was beautiful! I love that everybody was so friendly and the food was soo good too! I got to meet so many creative people and made some new friends! For the people that attended the dinner, we got a big goodie bag with cool planner stickers! I've been using my planner since I got back from Alt Summit and It's helped me out plan my days!
Once the dinner was done I went back to my room to facetime with my daughter and hubby! I love how the first day was just fun and I knew that the next day was just learning mode!
After the first day, everything went by fast! I found myself jumping around to different classes and stopping by to some sponsors to check out their booths! I got glitter in my hair, got some drinks from Day Owl, and got to meet some beautiful creative people! One thing that I truly loved about this event is meeting new people that have the same goal, which is get inspired and be their own boss. I had a great time attending the classes but I was finding myself talking to people and learning so much from them. I find the Alt Summit community as females helping females and it was just so wonderful! I got to drive around Palm Springs with Natalie “Kitty” Merola from Ginger Me Glam. We had a blast driving around and just getting lost!haha!! The weather was changing every day! One moment it was hot then it would get cold! haha!!
The last day was exciting because it was an 80's prom theme party and the DJ was on point! As you can see from the pictures I got to dance, be silly and I love the last picture I decided to be the girl on the bench with no date!haha!!! I love how Natalie (she's on the right side) is checking her phone!haha!! I can't wait for next year and I will be for sure ask for two weeks!
I did not know what to expect from this event! All I can say that if you decide to attend just know that you will have a lot of fun and you will be so overwhelmed with so much to do! Be open to meet new people and know that everybody is there for the same goal. To get inspired and learn from each other. Thank you for taking the time to read my 3rd blog post and I hope this helps you out!