About Me

Renée holds a Masters Degree in International Affairs and has worked domestically and abroad in the field of HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention for over ten years.  After the birth of her son, Renée decided that having a flexible schedule and working from home would be the best option for caring for her young son.

While working as the Director of a National Literacy program, in July 2008 Renée launched her personal blog Cutie Booty Cakes as a way to promote her first entreprenuerial endeavor, a diaper cake business.  Before she had even shipped a cake, she was bitten by the blogging bug and had found a new passion.  

A self-confessed social media junkie, Renee leverages the power of social media sites like Facebook and Twitter to raise awareness of important social and health-related causes.  Over the last year, Renée has lost over 50 pounds and utilized social media to document her journey.  She ran her first half-marathon in October 2010 and raised over $5000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as a member of Team in Training. In February 2011 she ran the Disney Princess Half-Marathon and runs the NYC 13.1 half-marathon in April. She plans to run the New York City Marathon this year and raise money for the HIV/AIDS organization Grassroots Soccer.

Renée  was named as one of the top Moms in digital media in Nielson’s Online 2009 Power Moms list. She is a member of the Walmart Moms Social Media program.  She is a contributing editor for BlogHer.com and a member Hanes’ Social Media Comfort Crew.  She has been a spokesperson for EA SPORTS Active and was recently featured in national commercials for this product.

Renée has appeared in Parents Magazine, Southern Living, and The Atlanta Journal Constitution. She has also been featured on MSN’s Health Channel webisode series Kellogg’s The Victory Project.

CONTACT ME: Cutiebootycakes@gmail.com

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Anonymous said…
Love that you have more pics of your cakes..... they are all soooo beautiful!!!
Rush said…
how cute love the hair almost as nappy as mine he he
Cassandra Rae said…
Oh my gosh...I absolutely adore your blog! So creative and I just love how you have integrated various aspects of your life into one cohesive story. Thank you so much for stopping by and commenting because currently I have a number of blogs that I am working on integrating and your site was just the inspiration I needed!
Dana said…
Cool idea.

Also your photo is just ADORABLE.
Lisa aka Serahs said…
Such an adorable picture of you two!
nicólle said…
I make diaper cakes too! You little guy is positively adorable!
Anonymous said…
Just letting you know that I grabbed your button.
Gabriela said…
Hello from Toronto,

I came across your fantastic blog!
It's full of ideas and talent.

~ Gabriela ~
iamkamilah. said…
awww spelman sister! melts my heart away. fabulous blog, just saw your pic in the Essence Mag. congrats and many more blessings to you and your gorge family!

spelman '05
brenda k. pacouloute/iamkamilah
Wow, how have I not found you on the web yet? What a great inspiration. I'd love to have you review a home workout program if you are interested.
Tamra Augostino said…
Do you have a facebook page? I'd love to "like" it.
Also, your contact me button on your right sidebar doesn't work.
Anonymous said…
Hello Third-Ragnar Leg Friend,

I have nominated you for a Liebster Award. I have no idea who Liebster is, but it’s like a giant chain letter. It’s for bloggers to nominate other blogs they enjoy reading that have a small (in your case, larger than mine) following. Plus, voila! Easy blog post topic.

Anyway, for the questions I was required to ask you and the list of rules, you can see my blog post where I have nominated you here at http://www.seenancyrun.wordpress.com


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