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BlogHer Strong: Why I'm Headed to My Fifth Straight Conference This July

In four weeks, I'll be Conference Strong. I'll be idea-open, inspiration-ready, community-bound, and with my people. If I were the commune living type, I could only be hoeing and raking the carrot patch alongside BlogHer people. ...more
agoudalife  I'm so excited for you!more

Don't Forget to Do These Vital Things Online Before #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us

One of the best things about attending a BlogHer event is the connections you make with other attendees....more
Do your social profiles share who you are and what you care about? Here's how to doublecheck, an ...more

Fancy and Handsome: What We're Wearing to #BlogHer15

"Put your tie on, Mommy! It's so handsome!" she yells from her room. Even though I just picked up, there are clothes all over the floor. Again. There are always clothes on the floor. Dresses, skirts that twirl, and there should be one pair of shorts in that pile somewhere, but we can never find that one approved pair of shorts. Her clothes don't look like mine. She's six. She's so fancy....more
Tell Fancy a Meemaw in Kansas hopes we run into each other. :-)more

#BlogHer15: Experts Among Us Must-Have: The Going to BlogHer Annual Conference Facebook Group

You just purchased your ticket to #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us in New York City from July 16-18. Now what?...more
Thanks Denisemore

I Was in the Closet at Work Until the Vice Principal Asked Me to Lead the LGBT Club

I have long, flowing hair. My nails are almost always immaculately designed thanks to my love affair with fake nails. I have an affinity for basing entire outfits solely around my accessories. ...more
You are an incredible example - I wish I'd had you for English!more

What Being a Survivor Taught Me About Love

There is a richness that comes with survival, an appreciation of life that marks time. A before and after. ...more
Thank you, calmabrave. It is my deepest honor to work with Dr. Mukwege, and be a part of this ...more

Announcing the #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us 10x10 Project Presenters

Last year, we introduced a new initiative to the BlogHer conferences: The 10x10 Project. During keynote segments at our 10th Anniversary conference, longtime community members got up and shared 10 minutes about the past 10 years. Since long ago we called BlogHer the "conference the community built" it seemed only natural. ...more
I'm looking forward to it! - Denisemore

I Want You to Get to #KnowMe at #BlogHer15

When Kimberle Crenshaw accepted my friend request on Facebook, I squealed and posted the screen shot on Instagram....more
Thank you @feministajones! I love this post.more

From Welfare to Wealthy Woman: How I Became a Financial Expert

I grew up with a single mom who struggled with a serious mental illness – we were on welfare most of the time, living in low-rent apartments and going to the food bank for bags of dented soup cans and crushed bread. ...more
Gracie1015 Thank you for your tips - I haven't read the Dave Ramsey book yet, but I've been ...more

What I'll Be Wearing at #BlogHer15

I can't believe it, but I will be attending my FOURTH BlogHer conference this year! Of course four years of attending one of my favorite conferences, means that I've written a lot of posts about the experiences—including What I Wish I'd Known Before my First Conference and My Whole 2014 Experience Shoved into One Post. ...more
lindasblogs I usually try to plan my daytime outfit as if I might not get a chance to change. ...more