Monday, January 12, 2009

Venting....but a giveaway at the end!

Well, I am back and finally feel settled in from my trip. It went pretty good until Friday evening. My sister and I went and were by ourselves for the majority of the trip and that was great. We watched girly movies while we did some scrappin'. It was so relaxing. And then the ladies that had booked the house for the remainder of the weekend came on Fri. night and I have to say this, I wasn't too happy. I am really not one to complain but the more I think about it, the more mad I get and I think venting to the blog world might help.

Anyway, I am all for making new friends and meeting people but these ladies seemed to have something against us from the start. The first lady came in and didn't have her bag down before she started complimenting me, I mean insulting me....I don't know, still trying to figure her out. Her first words out of her mouth were, "Wow, you're pages are (long pause here) really (another long pause) fancy." Her tone wasn't good at all and I thought, well, nice to meet you too. lol

As she man handled my LO's she said,"Is that your son?" in kinda a snotty tone. Oh, no you didn't! I get REALLY protective of my family but I took a deep breath and said, yes, that is my step-son, Alex. She responded with a LONG Oooohhhh and then proceeded to tell me that someone as young as me couldn't possibly have a teenager. At this point I'm thinking I want to comment on how old she looks but that wouldn't be very momma taught me better so I explained that my husband Ted is 10 years older than me and Alex was 10 when we got married. At this point my sister knew I was upset and jumped in with a few comments to get her off my back but I thought wow, you are really rude. To make a long story short, the other two ladies weren't much better and kept saying that my pages were too involved and they went for the more simple approach. Sigh. I don't care! I didn't ask for your opinion.

That night turned into a long evening but later, the same lady that gave me grief for having a teenager says her husband is 8 years older than her and she waited to have kids and has a 4 and 5 year old. HUH? So, it's okay that you are (okay, I'll be nice here) A LOT older to have kids that young but I can't possibly have a teenage son??? What??

I am getting mad just typing this so I will wrap it up but my point is, WHAT IS WRONG WITH PEOPLE? I am always amazed at what comes out of people's mouth. As I said before, my mom raised us to have respect and kindness for others and if you have nothing good to say, then shut up! Okay, I'm off my soap box.

To reward you for reading my venting, I am going to give away a mystery prize. Leave a comment with your guess on one of the girly movies that my sister and I watched. The ONLY clue is that it is a CLASSIC! I will reveal the winner on Thursday.

Off to watch the Bachelor but before I go, a pic of ONE of the mini projects from my trip. I made the cover to a clear checkbook with some of my favorite pics of us...

I used pink b/c I NEVER get to use pink and it is my checkbook. Do you think it is to involved? hee hee. Be back on Thursday. Thanks for reading and letting me vent. I feel better already.


Jennie H. said...

ooo, ooo, I know!!! Is it Dirty Dancing?!!!! : )

Kendalls Mom 3 said...

Mmmm...I'll say "Beaches". Totally a girly movie!
Sorry about the rude comments from the other ladies. People either have word vomit or just have to constantly criticize others to make themselves feel better.
I am a person who has to vent so I hope you feel better after that :)

johnsonsbasement said...

Heather, i feel your pain. i stopped going to group crops due to rude people.but the best way to stop it is to say " my that was rude", they usually turn red and shut up. hope you got some pages done anyway. if you lived by me you could come to my house, we scrap in jammies and gripe about rude pta moms at our school. and my favorite movie is steal magnolias.

Mary MacAskill said...

Hmmmmph! Some people are just dumb! Try not to let it bug ya too much :) My guess for the movie....Sleepless in Seattle?

Victoria S. said...

Hi Heather!
WOw -they were rude and so waht if your pages are involved - that is what makes them wonderful - all of your special touches- oh well.
I'm thinking "Sense & Sensibility"
Oh and i Love the pink, the checkbook cover idea and porcelain charm - LOVE LOVE those esp. the flower!

simple~needs said...

actually, i love it!! nope not too involved...
that lady was no class; all a$$!!tee hee

girly movie? thats a classic?
in order of the bestest girliest movies-

dirty dancing

i was going to say "breakfast at tiffany's". but you are NOT that old.............. lol

Linh Chin-Lai said...

Breakfast at Tiffany's.

Wow, some people are so rude as a way of life that they don't realize they're rude. Especially if they hang out with equally rude people!

Lysa said...

Sometimes all you need is a good vent! My guesses for a "classic" girly movie would have to be Sixteen Candles or Pretty in Pink!

just me....lynn said...

Oh i guess Grease - ya thats what my daughter and her friends used to watch so it just stuck in my head! Just let the rudeness roll off your back and dont even worry about it!!

Sara said...

OMG! What RUDE MEAN people! Who are they to downplay what makes YOU happy? Who are they to try to critize you? You know what they say "People in glass houses should not throw stones". Sorry to hear they spoiled the weekend. But you are a better person than they are.

Karen said...

Found your site through Jennifer McGuire's and all I can say is Wow! What rude people! We have all encountered them, but it is never nice. Love your checkbook cover! My guess would be Grease but I don't know if that is considered a classic or not, so I'll go with Breakfast at Tiffany's.

Nancy said...

o I'm loving that checkbook cover!! I'm glad you got to use all the pink you wanted;) I know the nerve of some people. As for the movie I want to say Titanic!

laura vegas said...

some people just aren't worth our time or worries. and i find that most of the time ... they're just jealous! lol! sorry you had to deal with it though on your weekend.

and i'm guessing "when harry met sally"!

Janet Z said...

I'm going to guess..Pretty Woman.
Sorry those rude women had to spoil your good time.

Amy said...


Some people just have no class... good for you for keeping it together.. you are the better person!

Sharna said...

Was it Pretty Woman?