Birds of a Feather | Humor Bloggers

If you’re hoping to meet others in your niche at BlogHer ’11...If you’re a little afraid you might not be able to find your tribe at BlogHer ’11...If you’re intimidated by the networking at BlogHer ’11...Since BlogHer’s inception in 2005, we’ve hosted community meet-ups at each conference called Birds of a Feather. These are small, informal gatherings where you can meet others in your niche, network with new tribe members, build relationships with others who share your passions, and find new-to-you bloggers to read!

Birds of a Feather | Humor Bloggers

If you’re hoping to meet others in your niche at BlogHer ’11...If you’re a little afraid you might not be able to find your tribe at BlogHer ’11...If you’re intimidated by the networking at BlogHer ’11...Since BlogHer’s inception in 2005, we’ve hosted community meet-ups at each conference called Birds of a Feather. These are small, informal gatherings where you can meet others in your niche, network with new tribe members, build relationships with others who share your passions, and find new-to-you bloggers to read!

Dear Hillary: I Need a Mail-Order Village

I know what I want this year. And I'm appealing directly to the First Star on the Right and the laws of Scratch 'N Play Lotto. With a strong appeal to Hillary Clinton. For my village. Because I'm village-less. ...more

provides a work out partner and a chef.

Can I pay for an upgrade to include a cabana boy? ... more

Spring Gifts: How to Make Seed Tape Strips

Last spring while perusing seed catalogs and my local garden centers, I came across seed tape strips. These thin strips of paper are dotted with perfectly spaced seeds, reducing the need to thin seedlings. Intrigued, I decided to make my own for a fraction of the cost. ...more

So this is what you're doing when you aren't sharing the love on twitter!

Love this and I ... more

Prego Is Not the New Skinny

I'm pushing 7 months too and my toddler is kicking my ass.
But I love you ability to laugh at ... more

BlogHer '11 Twitter Roll Call!

Hello Ladies (and the occasional Gentleman)!I'm making a big old list of people on Twitter that will be attending BlogHer this summer in San Diego!Want to be listed? Reply with your Twitter handle!You can find the ever expanding list here. (link corrected!!)Thanks! And see you there! (And if you want to check me out on Twitter, I'm @jennamariebee!)

Olly Olly Oxen Free

The sunlight came filtered in brilliant shades of gold and yellow, its warmth coming through in patches to kiss my bare arms as I weaved my way between the rows of corn stalks that towered above my head. Their leaves reached out like crisp, elongated fingers, tips tickling my arms and legs as I passed. Pale dirt beneath my feet cracked, thirsty with the lack of rain, the lines opening ever wider underneath my weight like hundreds of hungry mouths hoping I might be able to offer them relief. ...more

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The Unexpected Divorce

I started thinking about it on Valentine's Day for two reasons. One, a humorous post about things not to do, including giving gas-station flowers. And two, a post written by a woman in pain over being alone.An odd combination, perhaps, but the connection was made. I started thinking about my divorce.I divorced a kind, intelligent man....more

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An Unsafe Haven

I could never have imagined how much differently things could go than the way I secretly plan them in my mind – even the things that just can’t be “planned.” We always hear, “Hope for the best; prepare for the worst,” but that’s not something your mind really grasps when you’re pregnant. No one “prepares for the worst.” If they did, there would be no shower, no announcements to family and friends filled with excitement and laughter, no tiny booties in gender-neutral colors purchased months before even finding out “pink” or “blue.” ...more

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Blog Conference Prep

Yesterday I had the wonderful opportunity to meet some great women at a small blogger meet up in Napa. After wine tasting and getting to know one another for a bit, we got down to business. We discussed where the real money is in blogging, what makes your blog unique, memorable, SELLABLE. And we also talked about conferences. Some of us are still newish bloggers, many of us blog conference virgins.  ...more

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