The Pitch: Yasmina Jacobs sells celebrating the life you're living, today

Jun 24, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. ET

Did Yasmina Jacobs convince you in her 60 seconds? Are there moments when you stop yourself from creating something new because you are afraid you can't do it perfectly? That's exactly why she started Eat Make Celebrate. To encourage others to make today a little more memorable.

Name: Yasmina Jacobs

What you’re pitching: My blog, Eat Make Celebrate

Position: Founder/creator, Eat Make Celebrate

Hails from: New York, but was born and raised in Paris

Birthday: Dec. 27

Personal life: Newlywed

Priors: Artistic director at Sugar and Plumm

My brand and website: My site is filled with videos, ideas and inspiration aimed at encouraging you to be present and enjoy the daily moments we all take for granted. Let's make today a little bit sweeter and a lot more fun!

Pitch inspired by: Samantha Skey, chief revenue officer, SheKnows Media

Mentor(s)/people who inspire: My parents and my incredibly talented friends, Satya Twena, Elettra Wiedemann, Monique Pean and Nisha Moodley, to name a few.

Words to live by:

"You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop." — Rumi

"A year from now you will wish you had started today." — Karen Lamb

"A party without cake is just a meeting." — Julia Child

Last read/watched/listened: Read: What If?; Watched: Game of Thrones; Listened: This American Life podcast

Expert in: I'm an expert eater, pop culture consumer, brainstormer and birthday cake maker

Social: Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest

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