It's Spring Break, and in the words of Vicki "WOOHOO!!!"
We are in Cabo with our amazing friends @lisaheil and @davidaugustinc (remember his stunning clothes from last episode?) with our broods. SUCH fun!!! I am halfway into my cocktail as I write this, so please forgive me if I'm not making sense.
Wow. Interesting episode all around. Here goes. . .
It was lovely having Tamra over for a glass of wine to "debrief " on the mud run! She is so fun and easy to be with. I was bummed she couldn't make it to the bowling party because of her surgery. What will I do without her?!?
Tamra is definitely worried about Brooks. I'm not seeing it, but Tamra has known Vicki a long time and she is genuinely concerned about the relationship. She is being a good friend -- but I don't think it's a good idea to question someone's man. This might not end well.
Having said that, the lunch between Vicki and Brooks at Canaletto's was odd. The greeting cards are becoming a bit much. He seems to be trying a little too hard. Maybe he's just nervous around her? She's a strong, successful woman, and I know that can be intimidating to a lot of men. We have been out socially with Vicki and Brooks many times and I've never seen this dynamic. BTW, Terry is a very good judge of character and he is really fond of Brooks.
Heather you are my favorite member of the housewives! You are single handedly bringing the class back to the OC. Sarah was completely out of line and deranged, maybe she's taking some clues from the real Sarah Winchester (her supposed great great whatever.) Perhaps there is some truth to her whole "heiress" gig?
Heather- you are just what the OC Housewives needed. You should seriously write an etiquette book on how to handle sticky situations amongst the Housewives! And you definitely know how to throw a party- I'd love to get Cristal as a party favor- hello!!
While it's nice to see someone that is more sober and thoughtful on the show, I think saying you're "nice" is a stretch. This episode made you look good, but you talk about money a lot and it's almost narcissistic. I find it very ironic that you say "people don't talk about the amounts" but you have people on your show mentioning the prices of wardrobe, champagne, etc? You are a braggart. Not really surprised you don't see the red flags with Brooks since you seem to care just as much about money...it's absurd for a guy to be skipping out on his kids to see this lonely rich divorcee in the OC. What does that say about him, coupled with the fact that he's a deadbeat? Imagine if they got married and shared money? I'm sure Vicki is lavishing him with gifts, airfare etc without needing to be asked and I feel sorry for her! Please stop saying you have "class" and "culture," you're not an East Coaster, you're just from a city in NY. It doesn't mean you had a status before you married Terry. I'm really not sure about what you "do," you just like to spend, and it's very ironic to see that you act "above it" because of your hair color. As for Sarah though, she really does seem unstable and I wonder if we will see more of that. It's way too easy for someone rude and hysterical to get airtime. I think she just makes the show TOO dramatic at this point, and I hope she does not stay on the show. Still, out of curiosity, I'd love to hear what her antics are. All this said, I know you all are smart enough to be causing drama on purpose...well except Vicki, lmao, but at least she's real.
Very well put. You are a delight. So glad you came aboard this, what sometimes feels like a sinking ship. Love you and Terry and Slade and Gretchen. Not to keen on any of the rest. Tamra has a way to go in proving she is really Gretchen's friend. But I'm giving her the benifit of the doubt. (What a strange saying) Any way, BEST TO YOU AND YOURS!
That fruitloop Sarah seemed six martinis drunk, not a couple glasses of champagne cheerful. Honestly I think Gretchen--as your invited guest--should have intervened and kept her tag-along in check. Viewing the scene where Sarah follows Vicki around blathering about whatever is like watching a car crash or a train wreck. Riveting but awful. I think you and your husband are great...it was supposed to be a FUN event.
Heather, I must say you are really trying to be a friend to each of the housewives and I applaud you for that. About Sarah.....Where to Start? First of all, who brings someone that is NOT invited to an event? I thought only Nene Leakes of the Atlanta housewives did that....now she and Gretchen are in the same class in my book. That is RUDE. Gretchen should have asked you would it be okay to bring the crazy lady. Then Sarah proceeded to drink your champagne (obviously she drank too much) and tried to cause a scene. I would have politely reminded her that she was NOT invited therefore she should leave. End of discussion. I enjoy watching you and think you are such a welcome addition to the show. Word of advice....when inviting Gretchen in the future, I guess you will have to tell her the invitation is extended to her and Slade only.
Your comments on Alexis are soooo right on! Here she is dressed like that, and "preaching" morals!! Your hubby is so sweet, and funny cc
I think you are in the wrong show,you are to "classy lady "to be friend with Tamra she is evil, envy, who like talking bad about everybody, becouse she think she is the only perfect person in the world like viky becarefull with this two.
Well said. For the first time on these blogs I totally agree, who would of thought? lol. Oh and by the way, your husband seems like the sweetest guy. Can't help but to love him and his sense of humor.
Heather, I think you and your husband are awesome! I was thinking the exact same thing about Alexis and her outfit during her interview on fox5!
Heather, You're a very gracious hostess and I've enjoyed watching you this season. You bring some much-needed class and humor to the Real Housewives of OC! I actually think you would fit in better with the NYC Housewives...you could give Countess LuAnn a run for her money! I hope this episode was the last we see of that awful Sarah on this show. You handled her well and her blog proves that she has zero class. Cheers!
I LOVED your impression of Sarah when you said, "Hiiii. I just wanted to meet you. My name is Sarahhhh." You had me laughing sooo hard!!!
Heather, I am liking you more and more each episode. Especially this last one, you and your husband are so funny. "Where did Sarah park her spaceship!"was my favorite line of the whole episode. They should have brought you in a long time ago,and get rid of Alexis, then the OC housewives would be perfect.
I see/read why you get along so well with Vicki and Tamara.....you three jump to the worse conclusion/impression of others followed by a spin job to justify what you 'thought' you understood.....try to convince others you were correct. Your nasty-nice comment about Alexis' surgery is a prime example. Not my cup of tea.
Heather Love the way you call it. Keep true to yourself and love you on the show. Hope Bravo keeps you for the long haul
Darling Heather.... it is usually so hard to like new housewives but I heart you!!! You are such a GREAT addition to this show. Totally someone I could hang out with. Love ya girl!
Loved your "My Cup of Tea" blog...you totally keep it real...big change from some of the other ladies. I can see you, Tamra and Gretchen becoming good friends. One thing that I will hope to see this season, that you and Terri are really different than the other OC housewives and their partners that have been main players on the show either currently or in the past and really honestly give Slade a chance, because we can all see that Gretchen really does love him, and it is easy for outsiders to judge someone else's relationships, but as we all know and you even mentioned earlier, it is not a good idea to question or make accusations about a friends man....it never ends well. Take care!
LOVE you Heather. You're exactly what this show needed!! Love your blogs as well, you call it like you see it, and you're always on point. Thank you, BRAVO, you finally got it right where adding a new castmember is concerned!!
You are very refreshing to watch. Your perspectives, opinions and humor have a brought a lovely addition to the OC! :-)
Heather, I think you are a very "real" person. You and your husband seem to enjoy life and like to share fun times with others, adding your "twist" to regular activities. You are not passive aggressive. You have invited all the women from the beginning and speak your mind directly to them if they give you "the business." the show is set up for you all to express your thoughts about each other in your blogs and in your confessionals. So, you shouldn't be held to a different standard than anyone else, it does not make you phony or two-faced. You seem to want to give people opportunities to get off on a better foot and you're allowed to make a judgment as to when someone is just not for you and not a nice person. Only a fool would keep accepting someone's rudeness and hostility and you are clearly not a foolish woman.
love you...you are a breath of fresh air!!! you were very kind to the "wackadoodle" on bowling night. she needs to vanish.
You are a perfect fit for the OC gang! Love you & you are a breath of fresh air! You & your husband both are great. Hope you stick around a long time. Good job Bravo for picking a great housewife!
Heather, I like you but I am not sure why you are so hard on Alexis. I agree that she is not the sharpest knife in the drawer and that Jim is a caveman, but what has she done to you that has so offended you? She is harmless and shallow. You are spot-on about Sarah. Her blog was so rude towards you. LOVE your hubby. You are a good addition.
I thought it was deja-vu - Sarah's antics on this episode smacked of the RHBH episode with Camille's friend Dedra confronting Taylor. New script writer needed???
Heather, you obviously have a lot going On in your favor but when you put people down like Alexis (calling her dumb) it makes you look bad. Why don't you try to help her and not citizize her so much. It is hurtful and disrespectful and makes you look bad.
YOU are the only reason I watch this show! You've totally revived this group of ladies and it's a breath of fresh air, for sure!
Now if only Bravo could axe "Lex" off the show.... :)
Heather, When you attended the 80's party dressed as a "Robert Palmer Chick" I knew I was going to enjoy the newest addition to my favorite guilty-pleasure TV show! Positive vibes and feet on the ground ... awesome.
Good going on your part, you did what you could with the drunk. You told her the truth about what she said to icky. She wanted trouble! I am very tired of the other blogs about how you spend YOUR MONEY. Guess what people, they make it, they can spend it how they want. You do not know their parents, siblings or anyone else. Terri is a doctor, Jewish and so is Heather. Money is invested for you when you are young and you know that you are expected to become a prominent person. No one should have to share their income with other's in this country. Dr. Dubrow will give and invest his money for his children's future and they will be expected to also become prominent adults. You are both very cool and real. Glad you are on the show.
how come your husband doesn't know where the antrum is located? thats pretty scary for a plastic surgeon...... and its not nice for you and your husband to make fun of people behind their backs while you smile in their face and say "no honey, thats not what we were saying"....
Oh my goodness...YOU Ma'am, are the reason I will continue to watch this franchise. You're hysterical!! And so refreshing after years of listening to these woman actually use "words" like "unprolific" "impactful" and "orientated" with straight faces. Bless your heart for bringing some intelligent, funny, reality to this reality show! p.s. I'm loving your sweet husband and family too!
how funny Jim comes off as a caveman...you come as cavewoman to your husband. you are the one controlling everything. and by the way Sarah is gretchen's best friend. what does that say about good ole gretch?
The show was in need of a new Catty Queen since Tamra decided to place nice nice this season. Congrats! You are the cattiest and most transparently elitist of the girls. It would've have been great if you were on RHONY, those girls would've eaten you alive.
LOL @ your hubby "where did she park her spaceship" and you imitating Sarah "Hiiiii I just wanted to meet you. my name is Sarahhhhhh". that was on point.
Best housewife on the OC. You are smart, funny and always a lady. Thank goodness you came into this group to bring a little sanity. Love your insightful comments about Sarah. Can she please be removed from the blog and the show completely? She was clearly drunk and needs some help for her drinking. Who gets drunk at a bowling alley?
Heather, I think you and your lovely family are a fantastic addition to this show. You've certainly brought the "class factor" back to Bravo!! Thank you!!
I don't care for you because you are such a snooty person. The issue is Sarah should learn everything is always about Vicki and no one should approach her unless they are coming with a lot of compliments.
Tamara needs to go and Gretchen needs to find a voice minus Slade... If they brought you on this show to revive it; they made a big mistake.
Heather if I were You I would tell Gretchen not to invite Sarah each time You invite her to any gathering You host. Sarah loves to drink a lot according to Gretchen's introduction earlier this season. Apparently she doesn't know when to stop, something she has in common with many of the Housewives! You and Terry seem to have that figured out ( I appreciate a steady handed Surgeon ). This show needed a voice of reason for a long time. For some reason Your presence seems to encourage Tamra and Vicki to pass up every opportunity to act like jealous lunatics! Thank You! So really You didn't think Brooks acted creepy when He asked Vicki about Her Assets? Editing? Time will tell...
Sarah,I am 53 yr old lady and I think you are A PERFECT FIT for the OC! I am normally VERY SCEPTICAL of new girls,but I am very delighted with your personality and morals. I have a crush on your husband as well. Wasn't he once on a before and after plastic surgery show?? I do NOT like the hanger-on girls like Sarah who desperately want to be an official housewife. Go away! Begone I say! All of the best blessings for you and your family. Debra in Eureka,CA
Heather, you need to watch Alexis' entire interview before judging. It's available on youtube. She actually didn't do that terrible for a beginner. Don't know why you let the others influence your opinion of her before you got to know her yourself. I thought you were more of an independent thinker than just blindly following the others' lead. What a disappointment.