Kim Bongiorno is an author, freelance writer, and blogger. Best known for her popular blog LetMeStartBySaying and Facebook Page, she has also been published in three books, all while writing for sites such as InThePowderRoom, The Huffington Post and others. Kim lives in New Jersey with her handsome husband and two charmingly loud kids.

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Meet 15 I Just Want to Pee Alone Authors & Bloggers During #BlogHer13 in Chicago!

I’m excited that in just 3 weeks from today, I will be in one of my favorite cities – Chicago – enjoying the BlogHer’13 Conference and eating my face off at my in-law’s Italian restaurant in between sessions.

Will you be there, too?

I’d love to meet you.
So would 14 of my fellow co-authors from the parenting humor anthology I JUST WANT TO PEE ALONE.

Chicago I JUST WANT TO PEE ALONE Book Signing 072613 #peealone 15

So free up a couple hours on Friday night July 26th to…
…get a book signed & meet the authors listed below
…listen to us read our work
…have dinner there or take it back to your hotel while you prepare for parties later that night

If you stay to eat, might I suggest my favorite sandwich?

A #BlogHer13 Food Option Bongiornos Italian Deli #Chicago via @LetMeStart Kim Bongiorno

That’s a picture I took of my favorite grilled vegetarian sandwich that I get each time I come to Chicago to visit. I love having in-laws who feed me.

Friday, July 26, 2013

7-10 PM
Co-authors will sign books from 7-9 PM, readings will go from 9-10 PM.
Authors will read selections not from the book – prepare to be surprised!

Bongiorno’s Italian Deli & Pizzeria 
405 N. Wabash, Chicago, IL 60611
Walking distance from the BlogHer’13 hotels (see map below).
There will be deals on food for those who come to the reading – eat there or take it To Go.
See the full menu here. Dinner specials are around $10.

Walk from Sheraton Chicago BlogHer13 to Bongiornos for the I JUST WANT TO PEE ALONE event

$15 and MUST be purchased in advance.
Please pay via PayPal (link is below) and print out your confirmation to show at the door.
Each ticket holder will get ONE BOOK and ONE DRINK.
There are limited tickets, so get yours while you can!

Please buy tickets & RSVP on the Event Page on Facebook at


Jen of People I Want to Punch in the Throat
Patti of Insane in the Mom Brain
Karen of Baby Sideburns
Tara of You Know it Happens at Your House Too
Andrea of The Underachiever’s Guide to Being a Domestic Goddess
Anna of My Life and Kids
Bethany of Bad Parenting Moments
Kim of Let Me Start By Saying
Rebecca of Frugalista Blog
Nicole of Nicole Leigh Shaw (fmrly Ninja Mom)
Kerry of HouseTalkN
Robyn of Hollow Tree Ventures
Keesha of Mom’s New Stage
Rachael of RachRiot
Johi of Confessions of a Corn Fed Girl

This is going to be an amazing night – I hope I see you there!

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