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  • Mel, A Dramatic Mommy

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What is your blog name?
Mel, A Dramatic Mommy
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Share a little something about yourself with other moms.
I'm 35, married with one son. We live in Southern California. I've been a SAHM for almost a year and enjoy it much more than I thought I would. I'm fairly new to blogging but really love it.
What is your blogging philosophy?
I recently decided to cut myself some slack and not feel (too) guilty if I don't post every day. I was getting stressed and it was taking the fun away. Now I try to take my time coming up with posts.
I have been blogging since...
April 2008

Melanie's Blog

National Moms (and Non-Moms) Nite Out in San Diego

Posted on April 27, 2009 at 1:24pm 1 Comment

I love to entertain. There's something about creating an atmosphere where people feel comfortable, enjoy good food and good conversation, and can relax that really gets me. Playing hostess is fun, and being a good (nee exceptional) and attentive hostess is important to me. I thought that if I was ever give the opportunity to have my dream business, it would be in party planning. Well, after the stress of this week, now I'm not so sure.

When Maria Bailey of BSM Media asked me to be… Continue

It's Bloggy Carnival Giveaway Time!

Posted on October 27, 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

If you have never participated in the Bloggy Carnival Giveaway, you don't know what you're missing! The 5-day carnival just started this morning and there are over 650 blogs signed up already! I'll be giving away a different item each of the 5 days. Stop by my site every day to enter. My giveaways will close this Friday 10/31 at 11:59pm CA time.

Head over to the main carnival hub to enter all the great… Continue

50 State Postcard Drive

Posted on September 9, 2008 at 9:12pm 0 Comments

I've adopted a soldier stationed in Iraq. I want to add some personal notes to the monthly care packages I send. I want to send him postcards from around the US, one from each of the 50 states. Read all about it on my blog. Thanks so much!


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the third boob left a comment for Melanie
"we (chach + nellie) started a blog & would love for you to check us out and hopefully get a giggle & some answers to "why is this blog called the third boob"?!…"
Jul 16, 2011
Melanie and Nichola Cornish Allen are now friends
Jan 8, 2010
Jane Bodiola left a comment for Melanie
"I am now following your blog. =O) You have a nice blog. Happy Holidays! Jane =O)"
Dec 21, 2009
Jane Bodiola left a comment for Melanie
"Hi Melanie! Thank you for accepting my friend request. Have a great week! =O)"
Dec 8, 2009
Melanie commented on Amanda's group 'CA Mom Bloggers'
"Hi Ladies- I can't post this contest on the main contest page because it's for Southern California only. I hope it's OK to post it here. I'm giving away a full holiday 'meal in a box' from a food co-op, Golden Share…"
Dec 4, 2009
Melanie updated their profile
Dec 4, 2009
Melanie updated their profile photo
Dec 4, 2009
Melanie is now friends with Moon, Jane Bodiola and Marcie Donato
Dec 4, 2009

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At 7:40pm on July 11, 2013, Lea said…

Work At Home Mom, WAHM, Mom Blogger

I am stopping by to say "hello" :)
I haven't been here in a while.
I welcome your friendship :)

Lea @ Mother Baby Child & Weight Loss Help

At 1:34pm on July 16, 2011, the third boob said…
we (chach + nellie) started a blog & would love for you to check us out and hopefully get a giggle & some answers to "why is this blog called the third boob"?! (
if you find the story amusing enough to follow us or tell people about we would be forever grateful.
At 12:37pm on August 20, 2010, Cynthia ~ The Girlz Korner said…
Hi there from The Girlz Korner in upstate New York where you'll find light, witty and rather entertaining articles on every topic imaginable from The Little Black Dress to Making Whoopie. So if you get a chance to kick back and exhale, if only for a brief moment ... come on over and see me some time.
At 6:39am on December 21, 2009, Jane Bodiola said…
I am now following your blog. =O)
You have a nice blog.
Happy Holidays!
Jane =O)
At 3:30am on December 8, 2009, Jane Bodiola said…
Hi Melanie! Thank you for accepting my friend request. Have a great week! =O)
At 12:38am on March 28, 2009, Angie Fisher said…
Hey Melanie! Just passing through and wanted to introduce myself! I live in Socal ,too! I live in Chino Hills, about 36 miles from downtown L.A. I like your blog and want to post it on my new WAHM site. Is that okay? Let me know! the site is
At 5:58pm on October 7, 2008, Angela & Angelica said…
Hi Melanie, welcome to the club.
Angela I.
At 2:44pm on September 17, 2008, tanyetta said…
Hello Melanie!

I will be your buddy on the plane next month. Please, email me when you get a chance. Thank you so much :)
At 2:46pm on September 10, 2008, Jen said…
Hi Melanie, welcome to the club!
At 7:57am on September 10, 2008, Renee said…
Welcome Mel! Good to see you here.



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