Revised time-line

Chicken dates in RED –  Kimkins dates in white

  • 9/23/02– Bonnie’s brother registers his candle site candleboxcandles dot com through DomainPeople, Inc.
  • 4/22/06 – With the agreement of Heidi Diaz, is registered in Catherine MacDonald’s name at
  • 4/25/06 – The partnership agreement between Catherine and Heidi was signed
  • 6/08/06 – Kimmer leaves LCF and opens
  • 6/12/06 – Tippy joins Kimkins and quickly starts the Kimmer Foster Kid Challenge
  • 8/01/06 – Bonnie claims to have started her diet
  • 9/06/06 – Catherine requests a renegotiation of the buyout clause
  • 9/07/06– Bonnie registered her candle site through HostMonster
  • 9/24/06 – Tippy quits posting at KK and goes back to LCF
  • 12/30/06 – Tippy returns to KK for 11 days and them goes back to LCF
  • 4/07 –      Christin has a Womans’ World photoshoot in California
  • 5/02/07– MCD website is registered
  • 6/10/07– Bonnie’s husband, David places an ad at GetAFreelancer for a “CLONE” of Kimkins.
  • 6/12/07 – Bonnie’s 50th Birthday – She has lost 160 pounds in 10 months
  • 6/12/07 – Woman’s World Kimkins article hits the news stands
  • 6/26/07 – The “Fascination With Kimmer” thread begins at LCF.  First post by “Paula Jayne” asking about Kimmer’s before and after picture.
  • 6/28/07 – Another “Texas Candle Factory” site is registered. 
  • 7/03/07 – Kimmer’s picture found by “Tooter” at LCF
  • 7/20/07 – The MCD site is launched.   $19.95 will buy the first 200 members a lifetime membership.
  • 7/26/07 – Kimmer (?) posts an ad for a Freelancer at to be a “sockpuppet”(same site David made an inquiry for the MCD website)
  • 7/27/07 – Jimmy Moores apologizes and cuts ties with Kimkins
  • 8/14/07 – Email exchange between Heidi & Christin about “law” mentions hiding money
  • 8/16/07 – Becky leaves Kimkins – Other admins. leave shortly after.
  • 8/27/07 – After the original admins had left KK – Tippy started posting again at KK
  • 9/1/07 – Tippy is now Heidi’s “right hand man”
  • 9/05/07 – Real pictures of Heidi Diaz (Kimmer) were released.
  • 9/07/07 – Heidi receives complaint from BBB and the CA Medical Board
  • 9/10/07 – The Class Action Lawsuit is underway.  Thank you, Jeanessa!
  • 9/11/07– Bonnie posts her first comment on her site.  She also trys her hand at marketing – by creating a couple of MySpace profiles and uploading pictures and videos of her weight loss success.  She has jumped in with both feet at this point.
  • 9/24/07  – Heidi forms Halcyon Web,LLC  & Sharp Plumbing,LLC
  • 10/3/07 – KTLA airs the story on Kimmer and the Kimkins diet
  • 10/4/07 – Many of the KK success story’s before and after photos were proved FAKE – Found on Russian bride mail order sites.
  • 10/4/07 – Kimmer sends email stating that Kimkins was now under new management.
  • 10/06/07 – Kimmer’s “red dress” after photo – FOUND!  another Russian Bride “Lesya”
  • 10/6/07–  Bonnie’s brother modifies his site through DomainPeople, Inc.
  • 10/6/07 – Ducky stops posting
  • 10/9/07 – Dr. Mark joins Kimkins
  • 10/18/07 – Heidi withdraws $878,253.79 from investment account
  • 11/09/07 – Heidi writes check to the US Treasury Department $700,000 & $100,000  to the Franchise Tax Board
  • 11/09/07 – Heidi pays cash for a $440,000 house
  • 11/12/07 – FOX’s The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet discusses Kimkins with Christin, Deni, Tippy Toes and SingingLass.
  • 11/12/07 – Kimmer meets with John T. for her deposition – Assets FROZEN
  • 11/16/07 – The Court entered an order to issue a Writ of Attachment on Heidi’s assets
  • 11/23/07 – Heidi’s SSDI benefits were terminated
  • 11/27/07 – Tippy posts at KK that she is taking a computer break
  • 11/27/07 – Tippy joins Amy at “Eating Low” under the name of JeannieLynn
  • 11/28/07 – Another KTLA update on Kimkins
  • 12/04/07 – Tippy leaves the Kimpound and tries to find another home at “eating low with Amy”
  • 12/9/07 – Bonnie decides to increase the “introductory” price to $69.95. (WOW- such a big jump for such a new company) Even though it is believed that there were only 20 members on board at this time.  And most, if not all were personal friends of Bonnie’s
  • 12/10/07– Marisol discovers the Magic Chicken Diet and posts about it on her blog
  • 12/13/07  – Hulon Pate (David and Bonnie’s “son-in-law”) leaves a comment on Marisol’s blog.
  • 12/13/07– Becky’s rant, defending the chicken lady, at Jimmy Moore’s site and stomping all over the folks at LCF.
  • 12/13/07 – The MCD website goes down
  • 12/14/07 – Hulon Pate, Bonnie’s son-in-law, leaves a comment on Marisol’s blog
  • 12/14/07 – Brian and Heather (former front page success stories) leave KK and start CampCarbAway with Tippy
  • 12/15/07 – (according to Tippy’s shortlived blog) Heidi Diaz sends an email to Brian (at the Camp) claiming to have shut down the MCD website
  • 12/16/07 – Bonnie’s magic chicken dot net site was registered
  • 12/17/07– Yust Yucky posts a copy of the MCD diet in pdf form.
  • 12/20/2007– The Lupers registered the MCD dot net site. 
  • 12/24/07 – Fawn starts her FIRST blog – praising Kimmer and Tippy
  • 1/03/08 – Kimmer raises membership fee at Kimkins to $79.95
  • 1/19/08 – Kimkins makes the Good Morning America show on ABC
  • 1/23/08 –  Heidi’s second deposition with John Tiedt
  • 1/31/08– Someone installed new software at the main MCD site and ALL 70 posts went POOF – GONE!  
  • 2/04/08  – Bonnie (?) modified the MCDdot NET site through HostMonster
  • 2/6/08– Bonnie modified her candle site through HostMonster
  • 2/6/08  – Someone started a VERY UGLY posting rampage at the MCD dot net site.  It was apparent that the “ducks” had ticked Bonnie and/or David off.  The ramblings were painful to read and seemed to be written by a very disturbed person.  It stayed that way for a few weeks and then it was changed.
  • 2/18/08 – Fawn requests refund from Kimmer and leaves the Kimpound
  • 2/28/08 – Fawn reports that she has received her refund from Kimmer

I have taken my time-line, Marisol’s time-line and additional information sent to me, through comments and emails, to come up with this revised list of dates.  If you have anything to add to this list, please send it to me and I will post it here.  Thanks everyone.


8 Responses to “Revised time-line”

  1. WOW! What a fantastic timeline! I can’t imagine how long it must have taken you to put that all together.

    Great job, MJR!

    My blog: Medusa

  2. Anonymous Says:

    What a great resource this is!

    Here’s another date: 11/12/07 – FOX’s The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet discusses Kimkins with Christin, Deni, Tippy Toes and SingingLass.

  3. wow that is great and a lot of work.

    since you have ducky stops posting you might see where Ducky switches focus from Jimmy Moore to

    Kimmer started on the time line and see if any MCD changes happened then also.

  4. yustyucky Says:

    Absolutely BRILLIANT! Thank you thank you, it really helps to be able to view the sequence of events lined out like this. Way to go, MJ!!!!!

  5. yustyucky Says:

    Hey, has Tippy stated on what date she was given a free membership at the MCD?

    How about AmyB?

    Just curious.

    Thanks again! GREAT work, MJ!!

  6. mariasol Says:

    I left my comment on the previous post. Here it is:
    Great job! I just have this to add:
    # The MCD website goes down on December 13, 2007
    # Hulon Pate, Bonnie’s son-in-law, leaves a comment on my blog on December 14, 3:30 AM
    # On December 15 (according to Tippy’s shortlived blog) Heidi Diaz sends an email to Brian (at the Camp) claiming to have shut down the MCD website

  7. kimkinscam Says:


    I have added these dates to the time line. Thanks so much for your input.

    It’s very interesting to me to see the back and forth – cause & effect ??- going on between the two sites. It really makes you wonder how much Heidi has to do with MCD.


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