Cast Blog: #FLIPPINGOUT

Jeff and the L Word

Jenni discusses Jeff's softer side.

IT HAS GOTTEN REALLY CRAZY
GOD BLESS MONKEY

Monkey is sick.

Spring Oak is now for sale.

Jeff is finally moving into Gramercy and planning to sell it.

Gage still hopes he will change his mind.

A year’s work on Gramercy and Gage is thinking baby.

Monkey is going back to his old vet.

The vet thinks he has cat herpes.

Jeff wants an apology from me about Cabo.

I tell Jeff I love him like a brother.

I want to save our friendship.

He keeps demanding a Cabo apology.Back to the therapist.

Dr. Donna says we are stuck.

We try to communicate.

Tissues get ripped.

Truths get told.

Jeff says the four letter L word about me.

A tissue box gets handed back and forth.

At Spring Oak we medicate Monkey.

The meeting for Jeff’s paint line needed more preparation.

Jeff is now asking me to check my period tracker.

I say a different four letter L word…and I am not telling Jeff.

Gramercy is in final stages of prep for move in.

The current Gramercy to do list is a last straw.

“It is all about writing it down.” 

Wired for five televisions and stereo equipment.

Checked off the list.

Jeff focuses on the paint line with great results.

Gage sees paint as a family starter.

Moving day at Spring Oak.

Team Lewis is impressive.Gage says he has learned everything in Jeff’s world is for sale.

He is sure he probably has a price tag.

Jeff thinks Gramercy is the best work he has ever done.

Zoila shares her opinions about Gage and Gramercy.

A witch/psychic medium named Patty arrives with a broom.

Jeff wants her to bless the new house.

He is sure she will get rid of negative energy.

“I drink, I bless… I’ll have a margarita.”

A knife is produced by Patty to improve the atmosphere.

Jeff says he is getting attached to Gramercy.

Gage and Jeff meet with Dr. Sophy regarding adoption.

Various options are discussed.

Gage thinks Jeff will be a great father.Monkey has a seizure and must to go to the vet again.

Zoila, Gage, and I go with Jeff.

Monkey has lived with Jeff since he was eight weeks old.

Jeff says Monkey taught him to be less selfish.

The vet tells Jeff the bad news.

Jeff then makes the decision to say goodbye.

“The worst thing I’ve ever done in my life.”

Watching Jeff’s final moments with Monkey.

Tears, tears, and more tears unite us all.

We go back to Gramercy and celebrate Monkey’s life.

Our dramas get needed perspective.

We are family!

Zoila was Kidnapped by "Inappropriate Aliens"

Jenni discusses her return to the HR nightmare that Jeff's office had become.

I'M MISSED, I'M A MOMMY, I'M COMING BACK AND CALLED...MOM

At Gramercy Jeff says "Jenni can scan" when no one else can.
I guess I'm missed.
Megan forgets Chaz's file.
"Think I'd rather have that pregnant girl back." 
Jeff and Megan's car conversation
Makes me believe.
I guess I'm missed.

Chaz's La Mirada remodel has a tight, no-nonsense budget.
Termites and water damage add to the challenge.

Andy gets some tough love with a reminder…
Do not double park your car in the street with the keys inside.

Citrus, Jeff's rental property, is a lesson for Megan in Jeff Lewis Property Management.
I bet she does not think it involves hands-on trash can super skills.
"If we're at a job site and something needs to be done, Jenni and I just get our hands dirty and we do it."
I guess I'm missed.
I have major dumpster skills, so smelly trash cans are no biggie. Megan thinks being an assistant is a little bit of a step backwards for her.
As Jeff's assistant I have had to happily go backward and forward.

Remodeling Jeff's client Kelly's house cost more than expected.
Jeff takes Kelly shopping at Living Spaces for great finds at a reasonable price.

I return to Gramercy with baby pictures for a cocktail hour to celebrate Megan's birthday. Andy makes sure it is Rated X, and as HR I throw my hands in the air.
Zoila gives herself a suggestive chest rub and has concern about "goes boom."
Zoila has been kidnapped by the inappropriate aliens.

Kelly's renovation is complete and the team places furniture and accessories.
Jeff"s long friendship with Kelly gives this job added importance.
After her birthday night date, Megan is hung over and horizontal on the job.

Kelly moved into her boyfriend's home which has been remodeled and redecorated.
Now it is their home and they are beyond thrilled.
Another win for Jeff Lewis Design!

Jeff and being late do not mix.
Megan has a packed freeway highlighting her scheduling error.
At La Mirada they are not happy about the half hour delay.
Chaz's business manager, Nuria, is not a Jeff fan and keeps a tight fist on the numbers. Megan is having trouble filling in for me -- she calls it "daunting."
Jeff is on Megan error overload.The office can be an oversized playpen.
Computerized insults and a vocabulary list of computer speak that would be hot fun if you're ten are hurled.

Jeff's budget for La Mirada will have Chaz's business manager in explode mode.
Great FYI: clear communication with your contractor is a must.
Change orders are cash cows, so clarity is king.

Megan is doing her best balancing the work and mommy "hood."
She has not one but two at home.
Three full time jobs.
Jeff tells Megan, "No texting your nanny…it's constant."

Jeff and I have a Japanese lunch.
Jeff wants me back ASAP.
He missed me, he really missed me.
I told him the office atmosphere is over the edge.
Back on track has to be the writing on this office wall.
My Jeff Lewis Design Cleanse is now over, and I am officially back to work.
To make my position clear Buzz Kill 101 is what I want on my t-shirt.

With client Chaz we are talking toilets.
Massaging someone for a deal is all in a day's work.
When the numbers are great, I give hugs.

Jeff says I am a prank suppressor and calls me "mom."
What boss thinks putting a small snake in Andy's shirt is a plan?
Andy nearly falls in the pool and as HR I am at a total loss.
What alternate universe have I returned to?

Nuria, Chaz's business manager, and Jeff have a numbers smack-down.
Jeff does not like to be beaten up over money.
"I like his old business manager better" is Jeff's exit line.NEXT WEEK ON FLIPPING OUT
Things are totally out of control.
What to do?
Dr. Donna to the rescue!