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Kirsten Oliphant
Works at createifwriting.com
Attended University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Lives in Katy, TX
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Planning to start a YouTube channel? These are great tips from established YouTuber +Jenny Ingram!  She talks about everything from community and interacting to what tools you need and why it might not be for you...but you should still give it a shot. 

http://www.blogger2business.com/starting-a-youtube-channel-with-jenny-ingram/

#tips   #bloggingtips   #youtube  
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Hello, my name is Kirsten! (It rhymes with beer-sten.) People call me Kiki. I joined this group because I want to use G+ and interact with other people using it. I stopped even coming here because I want interaction that's not from some kind of required-plussing group. Yuck!

I have a lifestyle blog at http://kirstenoliphant.com and just started a blog and podcast for writers and creatives at http://www.createifwriting.com. I'm also the host for the Blogger2Business podcast, talking about all things blogging: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/blogger2business-podcast/id1008577419?mt=2.  

I like to get nerdy about blogging and social media and I have an MFA in Fiction, so I'm a writer at heart. So glad to be here!!!
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How +Anita Joyce turned her blog into a destination and scored a book deal! New podcast episode up on Blogger2Business. 


http://www.blogger2business.com/making-your-blog-a-destination/

#blogging   #podcast   #writing  
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It was a blast chatting with you +Kirsten Oliphant 
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I'm spring cleaning early this year, y'all. If you're with me, try these great #tips from +Kristi Reddell!
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This is a super helpful list to have! Thanks, +Ronda Chesser Porter !
 
Your Month-to-Month Guide to Great Sales Any Time of Year
This simple guide helps you to navigate your year of sales. Knowing when to make that purchase for the best prices of the year is key to living as frugal as possible. #monthly   #sales   #yearround   #guide   #blackfriday  
Our son lives for Black Friday and Cyber Monday every year. And understandably so, the bargains—they are a plenty! Thanksgiving Day at our house is spent eating, visiting with family and friends, and pouring over the tantaliz...
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Oh my gosh I want to eat this. NOW. +Joanie Zisk 
 
Crispy southern fried Crawfish Beignets with spicy Remoulade Sauce, a savory version of a Louisiana classic...
#crawfish   #gameday   #gamedayfood   #superbowl2015   #recipe  

Recipe - http://zagleft.com/food/crawfish-beignets-with-remoulade-sauce/
To Pin - https://www.pinterest.com/pin/270497521345309356/
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My new fave addiction. COOL Chicken Lettuce Wraps. They are sort of a mix between the regular chicken lettuce wraps and that cool, asian slaw I see at luncheons. So good, you guys. SO. GOOD. 

http://kirstenoliphant.com/2015/07/22/cool-chicken-lettuce-wraps-recipe/

#recipes   #yum   #foodie  
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Want to build your email list? Who better to learn from than +Amy Lynn Andrews

She shares how she curates content for The Useletter and how being curious is a great trait for bloggers. 

#blogging   #bloggingtips   #emailmarketing  
Show Notes by host Kirsten Oliphant Do you struggle with what to put in your weekly email? Does it seem like everyone is doing the same formula of what to write, how often to send, and what to give as a free gift? If we were to break down blogging and social media into its …
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Thanks for having me, +Kirsten Oliphant. It was fun to chat! 
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Need to cool down and reclaim your ME-time? Try these +Snapple Iced Tea Granitas with Candied Lemon Slices! A fresh twist on a cool classic. 
http://kirstenoliphant.com/2015/07/05/candied-lemon-slices/
#ad   #SipYourSummer   #drinks  
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Need a crock pot dinner tonight? Try these enchiladas from +Kelley Grant !
 
Crock pot roast enchiladas
Let your crock pot do most of the work for you with these delicious enchiladas.  Then cover them in cheese! 
Recipe - http://thegrantlife.com/crock-pot-roast-enchiladas/
#easyrecipes #crockpotrecipes #enchiladas  
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This Pumpkin Spice Latte Cheesecake has two layers--a creamy one on top and a rich coffee and pumpkin one below so it even LOOKS like a latte. The coffee tempers the sweet so this is delicious, but not one of those too-rich desserts. Just rich enough to have seconds. Or thirds. :)

http://kirstenoliphant.com/2015/02/04/pumpkin-spice-latte-cheesecake/

#cheescake #cheesecakerecipes #recipes #yum
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Does coconut oil make unicorns fly? Possibly. Because it does everything else.  Here are 75 ways (plus many more!) you can use coconut oil and why you SHOULD use it.
http://kirstenoliphant.com/2015/01/27/76-coconut-oil-uses/
#coconutoil   #coconutoiluses #coconutoilrecipes #coconutoilskincare  
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Writer, blogger, podcaster, social media addict, mom.
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podcasting, writing, speaking, social media, platform
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An eclectic celebrator of chaos.
Introduction
I am a writer, wife, mom, roller derby-er, christian, and person. I have eclectic interests and my blog and my writing reflect that. Come check me out at Kirsten Oliphant dot com. Find my three chrisitian ebooks on Amazon.
Bragging rights
Have been bitten by an alligator (he was small), helped spay a cat (working at a vet hospital), and have zero tattoos to show for it.
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  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    MFA in Fiction, 2005 - 2007
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November 7
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Kirsten St. Clair Oliphant
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