Speech, speech, speech!

Soooo, I have been asked to give a keynote speech at Sussex County Community College for their Ladies’ Retreat! “How to Fail your Way to Success” is Dena’s heartwarming (not really), rags to riches (if riches meant eating at McDonald’s) story of growing up an orphan (whose parents are still alive), living on a deserted… Read more Speech, speech, speech!

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What Happens at ‘Anderson Live’ When the Cameras Aren’t Rolling (PHOTOS) Staff editor Cory Lopez goes behind-the-scenes of Anderson Cooper’s daytime talker. By celebuzz.com

“Sit up. Fix your hair. Suck it in,” comedienne Dena Blizzard, better known as One Funny Mother, suggests to the studio audience as the producers count down the cameras. And 3, 2, 1…and we’re rolling. As the audience rises from its seats with a round of applause, Anderson Cooper and his co-host of the day,… Read more What Happens at ‘Anderson Live’ When the Cameras Aren’t Rolling (PHOTOS) Staff editor Cory Lopez goes behind-the-scenes of Anderson Cooper’s daytime talker. By celebuzz.com

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“Meet Daytime Talk Show’s Warm-up Mom: Dena Blizzard Rules” Interview by Yahoo! Shine

Before you meet Anderson Cooper, you have to meet Dena Blizzard. She’s what is known in the talk show circuit as “the warm-up coach.” Blizzard is “Anderson Live’s” pre-host: she entertains the studio audience before the show starts. She reminds us not to chew gum, or pick our nose when the camera pans over our… Read more “Meet Daytime Talk Show’s Warm-up Mom: Dena Blizzard Rules” Interview by Yahoo! Shine

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My Birthday Flowers

This past week I celebrated my birthday and learned a few things. 1. Anyone who wishes you a Happy Birthday is lovely…especially when they don’t include the number with it….like “Happy Birthday, Dena” not “Happy X Birthday” (unless they say 21st, which is fine and surprisingly close to my actual age) 2. It is perfectly… Read more My Birthday Flowers

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Miss Boobs-a-lot

My sister’s son has recently become fascinated with Barbie. He likes to bring his Barbie everywhere they go…and most of the time with no shirt on. When asked if his Barbie has a name he shyly responded, “I can’t tell you, it’s a secret.” My sister said, “Why is it a secret? Just tell mommy… Read more Miss Boobs-a-lot

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The Silent Treatment

The other day my son and I were talking in the car and he offhandedly said something that offended me. It wasn’t his fault really. He is a 12 year-old boy trying to figure out the world and he was just talking out loud. Either way…it didn’t make me feel very good. He’s not five… Read more The Silent Treatment