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My friends ask me for this recipe every year at this time because it really did make a woman scream out my name in ecstasy. Enjoy!
#MardiGras   #KingCake   #recipe  
A great king cake recipe for colorful Mardi Gras cupcakes that will make women scream your name.
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Great advice from a guy unafraid to stand in the powder room with us ladies. 
Introducing our new monthly feature in which a MAN (gasp!) joins us in the stalls so we can ask him a bunch of crazy questions.
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I laughed a little harder than expected...which will probably get me in a lot of trouble.
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If you haven't done them all yet, you will. YOU SO WILL. 
Rookie mistakes every mom has made: #20. Tried to talk on the phone for even a second while your kids were anywhere in the house/yard/neighborhood.
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Today I'm on YA Author Rendezvous with advice for authors and writers who want their blogs to shine for fans and make them open to getting new writing opportunities. Come on by!
#writingtips   #selfpublishing   #blogging   #writerslife  
Written by Kim Bongiorno Whether you are just starting your first novel or have had various publications over the years, most writers now know that it’s a good idea to have a blog as their own litt...
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OH MY GOD NO
If you're considering an at-home bikini wax, read this first!
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I'd like to say a few words to my darling offspring before dinner preparations begin. Feel free to read this one to your own, as well. 
A reminder of the simple things I ask of my kids before dinner. Rule #1: Decide quickly and carefully what you'd like to eat.
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The sweet and the funny and everything in between that we all know for sure. 
#motherhood  
Number 14. Every day you live a new Murphy’s Law.
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A good read.
 
With young children, the experience of a parent’s can-do mentality can be invaluable, even if that parent can’t actually do something well. Children are not always ready for full transparency. 
With young children, the experience of a parent’s can-do mentality can be invaluable, even if that parent can’t actually do something well. Children are not always ready for full transparency.
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When your kid loves something filthy and gross and WHY ARE YOU HOLDING THAT?
 
If you don't read this post, Creepy Bear is coming for you! #mardigras   #stuffedanimal   #kids   #bears   #momproblems  
My kid brought home a throw that turned out to be a Mardi Gras miracle. A creepy, churchy Chucky doll kind of Mardi Gras miracle. It's coming for you!
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How to Read a Mom's Body Language: A user guide for people with a sense of humor.
Moms are famous for expressing themselves without saying a word. Here's a guide to a mom's body language. Are you in trouble?
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What the words parents use all the time really mean. 
Thesaurus for Moms: A collection of the words all moms use and synonyms that define quite accurately what they mean.
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Author, blogger at LetMeStartBySaying, freelance writer. Mom to an 8yo boy & 6yo girl. Wife to very patient man.
Skills
Writing, blogging, editing, social media, public speaking, walking IMDB database with blond hair
Employment
  • Let Me Start By Saying
    Creator and Content Provider, 2008 - present
    I write about life as a writer, wife, and mom of two kids...oh--and I'm very tired. http://letmestartbysayingblog.com
  • BlogU Conference
    Faculty Member, present
    Faculty member and speaker at the BlogU blogging and writing conference in 2014. Speaking on the panels for the following sessions: - From Blog to Book - How to Be a Better Writer Learn more here: http://bloguconference.com
  • Mamalode
    Writer, 2013 - present
    Content creator for this parenting website. You can see all of my work here here: http://mamalode.com/writer/4/
  • NickMom
    Writer, 2013 - present
    Content creator for the Nickelodeon's parenting humor website. You can see all of my work there here: http://www.nickmom.com/contributors/kim-bongiorno/
  • Freelance Writer
    2011 - present
    My work has appeared on NickMom, InThePowderRoom, The Huffington Post, Mamalode, BlogHer, BonbonBreak, Circle of Moms, Today's Mama, Queen Latifa.com, Mommy Shorts, Scary Mommy, Rants from MommyLand, Nickelodeon ParentsConnect, The Mouthy Housewives, and more. I have also made appearances on The Dr. Oz Show, HLN's Raising America with Kyra Phillips, and HuffPostLive to discuss my work.
  • Published Author
    Publications include: I JUST WANT TO BE ALONE (2014) "YOU HAVE LIPSTICK ON YOUR TEETH" AND OTHER THINGS YOU'LL ONLY HEAR FROM YOUR FRIENDS IN THE POWDER ROOM, (2013) I JUST WANT TO PEE ALONE (2013) PART OF MY WORLD: SHORT STORIES (2013) FIFTY SHADES OF FUNNY: HOOK-UPS, BREAK-UPS AND CRACK-UPS (2012)
  • InThePowderRoom
    Staff Writer, 2012 - 2014
    Humor, life, and current hot topics get covered with the freedom to be edgy and honest. See all of my articles here: http://www.inthepowderroom.com/user/kim-bongiorno/posts/
  • InThePowderRoom
    Social Media Manager, 2012 - 2014
    Manage the content distribution and fan interaction for www.InThePowderRoom.com via all Social Media channels, such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+.
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Blogger at LetMeStartBySaying, Author & Freelance Writer. Being a mom, wife & writer would be easier if Life would stop chucking things at my head. Like lemons. And poop.
Introduction
I'm a Mom. A Wife. A Writer. A Dessert-Eater. And I'm also really, really tired. I blog at Let Me Start By Saying and love Facebook & Twitter.
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2013 BlogHer Voice of the Year (Inspiration category), 2011 & 2012 Circle of Moms Funniest Mom
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January 8
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Kim at Let Me Start By Saying
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