Cast Blog: #FLIPPINGOUT

Mammary Madness at Jeff Lewis Design

Jenni had a tough week as the head of HR between Andrew's comments and Vanina's boob job.

At Gramercy Jeff finds bronzer on his schedule and says it matches...Megan.
Andy wants to know: "Who is she?"
Megan seems to be taking her Jeff Lewis Design learning curve in stride.

Client Kelly Wagner and Jeff go way back, so he thinks her remodel will be a quickie.
She has a new boyfriend and a fixed budget for Jeff's services.

Jeff volunteers TMI: cuddling is not his thing
Saying Gage gets lucky on his birthday.

Jeff wants to give a present of new breasts to Vanina.
He thinks it will put an end to her boyfriend breakup tears.
As head of Human Resources I have my doubts.
Is this really what should transpire in an office?
Jeff's focus is fixed on Double D.
"Great specials" is music to Jeff's ears.
He is on the phone breast shopping.
This man wants serious breasts for his buck.
"Oh my God that's the best gift ever!"
Is that a voice from the clinic on speaker? 
I put my head down and try to type.
Why does the room feel like its spinning?
Zoila and Andy join in the mammary madness.
Jeff is obsessed times ten with breasts.
I tell him big jugs on a small frame are just lame.
Jeff discusses my breasts and how I display them.
I contemplate writing up my boss and complaining to myself.The Wagner remodel has a complication – rats.
Frank is not enthusiastic about banishing the vermin and their poop.
It's all about the insulation.
Where did work ethic go?

Human Resources (me) questions:
Should the size of Vanina's breasts be center stage in our work place? 
Vanina is modeling sizes in the office.
Jeff says stripper boobs will help her find a man.
HR at Jeff Lewis Design is an exercise in frustration.
Jeff wants to write me up because I'm fat…I'm pregnant, Jeff.

Shopping for the Wagner remodel
Client Kelly tells the Asian salesman she has a problem with Asian toilets.
Jeff questions this as a price reducing technique.

I am thirty seven weeks and counting.
To C section or not to C section, that is one of our lunch questions.
I am currently a large target for inappropriate office commentary.
And lunch becomes the Vagina Monologues.
Jeff weighs in on what he thinks are my private part concerns.
Andy presents himself as a location expert.
"Hot dog in a hallway" …he has now, again, taken it too far.
I think this office needs a form with warnings for potential hires.
Can you handle the free fall in the no boundary land of Jeff Lewis Design?
Jeff repeats "tight, tight hallway" and I would like to hide but I am huge.

 

Vanina gets a consult for the breast exam and Jeff makes this a group activity.
Doctor Evans talks about symmetry.
Andy also is a breast supporter and go big or go home is his mantra.
Jeff stresses the importance of a large impression.
390 seems to be the magic number.
Vanina changed her mind to 360 and Jeff is distressed.

Andy wants to do some of the jobs Jeff  has assigned to Megan. 
He thinks crossing the line of appropriate with her is venting.
Megan is not amused with his "black caulk" and hole in the wall activity.Jeff and Megan are in Pacific Palisades with new clients.
Hania and Amir Yazdi are getting a million dollar remodel.
Jeff is hoping Hania's large breasts will inspire Vanina.

The rat problem in the insulation on the Wagner job site has Jeff and Frank squaring off.
I ask Jeff to be aware of what he is saying in respect to worker safety.
At YOUnique the medical spa Vanina's mom Anna Maria questions her wanting implants.
She has never had surgery.
Doctor Fine understands the fears and there are tears.

Megan thinks lunch has a starring role at Jeff Lewis Design.
Jeff says the lady in the grocery store says he's puffy.
He tells Zoila, "No dinners...we are fat."
Zoila has a problem with that "we."

Vanina heads to the recovery center and I almost fall out of a door.
Jeff wants to know the size of his purchase.
Group visit to Vanina at the recovery center.
As head of HR at Jeff Lewis Design I feel like a failing parent.
Andrew's fascination with Vanina's new rack gets him a write up.
Vanina says she has no regrets and is extremely happy.
I breathe a sigh of relief.

Location Wagner Remodel: Jim and Kelly have an over budget discussion with Jeff.
I offer my house as shelter for a week during construction to keep down expenses.Andrew knows he should not be singing a "beaver" song to Megan.
He is reported.
She is horrified with his crude creativity.
Andrew already has a large file of previous infractions.
I attempt to make him understand this behavior could get litigious.
He apologizes to Megan but cannot resist crossing the line immediately.

Jeff's is obsessed with his gift to Vanina.
Gage even looked...and felt ashamed.
Jeff is looking at Double D reality and is over the moon.

 

NEXT WEEK ON FLIPPING OUT
Arizona, here comes Jeff Lewis Design!
Jeff's grandmother goes on the attack, and I'm the target.

 

Jenni: "Crab Meat is Flying!"

Jenni dishes on the Lewis family food fight and the session with Dr. Donna.

THERE'S A NEW JENNI IN TOWN

At Gramercy Jeff is having naughty night nurse fantasies...
…about who is at my house, which he is happily sharing with the office.
The present state of my private parts is a cheery office topic.
No, no, and NO!
I am serving notice -- there is a new Jenni in town.
The out of control office antics have given a stern face to HR.

Jeff's paint line is flying off the shelves
Will more workers be needed at Jeff Lewis Design?

Lisa and Gary's Calabasas landscaping is a multiple choice challenge.
People need to agree.
Lisa wants us out, but we have plants to place, then plants to move, see the vision, and place somewhere else.
It's all about being specific.
Phase 2, which Lisa said would never happen…
Never say never.
We love you, Lisa!

Jeff doesn't stop encouraging Zoila to twerk at Gramercy. 
He also comments on my current size, shape, and choice of outfit.
Jeffrey is expanding into the area of fashion consultant.
I love my belt, Jeffrey.Chaz Dean's remodel at La Mirada needs to be cold.
The budget for this job is frozen.
Mark the contractor however is feeling the heat.

Andrew is put in charge of applying the "get it done now" pressure.
At La Mirada he finds the contractor MIA and the workers MIA.
Andy hopes this challenge will reveal his managerial skill set.

Jeff wants to take over the decisions regarding Lisa's landscaping.
This Calabasas job needs to be done ASAP.
Vanina's "I bought 'em for her" Double Ds are shared with Lisa.
My HR self is now in full fail zone.

Gramercy is keeping new hire Katrina busy with the paint line.
The work load is huge and she needs help.
Gage likes the good stress of it all.

Scott, Jeff's attorney, plans a big dinner for Jeff's dad's birthday.
He has been Tom's attorney for 30 years.
Jeff thinks a booze cruise around the harbor sounds like a plan.
Newport Beach are you ready for us?
A small problem due to someone's lack of nautical skills…
The boats have escaped!
Jeff blames his lack of censor on his family's standard of behavior.
Two boats and a food fight are their way to party hearty.
Crab meat is flying!
Yes, that is me (now a momma) throwing food and having fun misbehaving.
Even the HR "buzzkill" needs an outlet.
There goes my Mom off camera running to church to light some large candles.
Praying for me that maturity is better late than never.
Andy is now instructed by Jeff to be contractor Mark's worst nightmare.
"I'll crack your balls" is Andy's idea of in charge speak.

Gramercy welcomes new intern Romy to help Katrina.
Hope she is a survivor in Jeff Lewis Design's world of cray cray.
Gage thinks the toilet rules may be a cause for no return.

Mark's young son is visiting the La Mirada job site.
Will he need therapy after watching Andy in full managerial mode? 

Jeff and I interview potential remodel clients in Westwood.
Nikki and Robbie are both dentists and reluctantly agree when Jeff talks price.
The hard, cold, cash, remodel facts can be a dream buster.
Jeff is just the messenger, and it's not always fun. 

Andy is trying to break the new intern.
He wants her gone.
I read Jeff a list with the requirements for successful leaders.
The harsh reality is adult behavior will now be required.

On the La Mirada job site my limits are tested.
You do what you have to do.
Hand washing and dedication are the name of the game.Jeff thinks Andy's babysitting Mark has done the trick and things are moving.
Romy our newbie quit -- she lasted one day.
Everyone does not think it's a beautiful day at Jeff Lewis' office.
Honestly, HR is seriously concerned about the current office atmosphere.

Chaz does a check it out walk through at La Mirada.
Andy gets applause, Jeff is thrilled.

Gramercy is group focused ordering Jeff's undies online.
Jeff thinks his old ones will be a fun face mask for Megan.
She loudly disagrees while ripping them off -- I write Jeff up.
Jeff is informed that his idea of joking is abusive by Dr. Donna his therapist.
We need her help to get the office behavior in sync with sanity.
Dr. Donna tells Jeff he is the leader and needs to set an example.
She tells me to be comfortable stating, "Get out!"
I can do this, Deb to the rescue.
There's a new Jenni at Jeff Lewis Design.
New rules, new day.
NEXT WEEK ON FLIPPING OUT
Zoila reads her list of complaints: "Please don't call me fat piggy."
Andrew needs to remove the porno he's sharing from his iPad.
Oh no they didn't.
To make it a beautiful day at Jeff Lewis' office is going to take some serious work.