Why Pinterest Is So Essential To This Woman's Success

Photo: Courtesy of Hannah Skvarla/Laurenconrad.com.
Today, we’re catching up with our good friend and #girlboss, Hannah of The Little Market. When it came time for us to ask her anything, we really wanted to know what a day in her life looked like. So she told us...and it’s pretty interesting. Take a peek at the timeline below to see a day in the life of one of Lauren’s best friends and business partners, Hannah Skvarla.

6 a.m.
Since having my baby, I am up at 6 a.m. every morning. I feed my dogs while my husband, Ryan, makes us vanilla lattes. Then I read and respond to emails until my daughter, Liora, wakes up. I try to get in as much time as possible with her until I leave for my morning workout.

7 a.m.

We make avocado toast with an egg for breakfast almost every morning. It’s absolutely delicious and it takes less than 5 minutes. Our toast gets really fancy when we get fresh eggs from Lauren’s mom's chickens. Yum.
Photo: Courtesy of Hannah Skvarla/Laurenconrad.com.
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8 a.m.
I try to get a workout in before I begin working. I like to mix it up with spin classes, Pilates, running, and hiking. I usually try to recruit a friend to make the workout more fun! When our schedules allow, Lauren and I get together to hike and go over plans for The Little Market.

9 a.m.
I get home from my workout around 9 so I can start working. I find that I am most productive (and least distracted) when I work out of my home office. To start work, I light one of our Little Market candles (the tropical scents are my new favorites) and put on a playlist by Jilly Hendrix. I get back to emails and review my to-do list so I can come up with a plan for the day.

10 a.m.
Caitlin, The Little Market’s director of operations, has a newborn baby girl, so she has been working from home since she became a new mama. When we can’t work from the same place, we work together over the phone. I think it’s really important to be constantly touching base with your colleagues when you work remotely, even if it’s over the phone or Gchat.
Photo: Courtesy of Hannah Skvarla/Laurenconrad.com.
11 a.m.
Most days, I have some type of call before and/or after lunch. My favorite calls are video calls with potential or existing artisan partners. I love learning more about the amazing artisans we work with. It’s so much nicer to communicate with our artisan partners by video than by email.

12 p.m.

I like to schedule lunch meetings whenever possible. Because I work from home, it’s really nice to get out of the house. I think spending time in person is really important, so I make an effort to meet up with people when I can. I highly recommend this for any other work-from-home girls out there! We started The Little Market because we believe women should support each other. I love to meet with other women to learn about their work and find ways to collaborate.

2 p.m.
Most days, I spend a few hours working on product development. Right now, we're working on designs for new bracelets and woven bags from Guatemala. I love the collaborative process of designing new products with our artisan partners! We are constantly impressed by how talented and hardworking these women are.
Photo: Courtesy of Hannah Skvarla/Laurenconrad.com.
4 p.m.
We take photos of our products every week, so I spend time editing, shooting, and planning photos every day. Getting all of the elements together to take a beautiful photo requires a lot of planning!

6 p.m.
I love to eat dinner around 6. Ryan cooks while I spend time with our daughter until she falls asleep. I really enjoy our nights at home as a family. Most nights, I end up back on my computer after dinner. I usually send off a few more emails before heading over to Pinterest. I love scrolling through Pinterest to find inspiration for traveling, recipes, and products for The Little Market.

9 p.m.
I get in bed with Ryan and our dogs around 9. We like to talk or watch documentaries on Netflix until we fall asleep.
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Pretty interesting, right? Hannah told us that mapping out a “typical" day for her was harder than she expected — when you work for yourself, every day is different.

What does a typical day in your life look like?

XO Team LC

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