BUT she is being compared to Kate Middleton wife of the future king of England and that, in her mind, makes her relevant. It doesn't matter that everyone else sees her as a fool, she sees herself as reality tv royalty and it's fitting that she be compared to real royalty. I don't know what it will take to make her finally face the fact that she's an also ran now. Merry Christmas to those of you signing off to travel for the holidays. Safe journeys to all.
And Merry Christmas to the Realitytvkids.com staff too :o)
Don't think Kate Gosselin is being compared to Kate Middleton, at least I hope Time magazine didn't mean to do that. Just think they're showing how LOW "a kate" is. Kate has been tweeting all day; hope she was bored and NOT tweeting all day because children were on their own in basement.
Have a safe trip, NJGal :o)
I can hear it in my thoughts now:"Ummmm...like honestly? I don't have time for people who hate me, because honestly...(chomp, chomp, chomp) y'know I'm me and my group of friends know me, so like ummm...I do for my kids...I'm waiting for something better to come along so it's...y'know."Code for: I know you all think I suck but at least you're still talking about me so there (sticking tongue out). She won't get it because I think her dye has seemed into what's left of her brain at this point. Kate is so disliked because yeah I know sheep, "But, but, you don't know her," well, I may not but I don't know Catherine either but what I see is this in one difference:Catherine, with or without her title will probably always be who she is anyway: likeable, determined.And then there's Kate, who from what I've actually seen she'll always be with or without her show who she has always been: not as likeable, undetermined.That's the only comparison I can make really.I did hear that Jersey Shore just bombed on their closing season. If I danced at all I'd do the happy dance, but I don't dance.Kate still needs the biggest reality check there is. Which without a job and income you don't last forever on former stardom. Yeah right.I think she's just too afraid to venture out and even TRY for a work ethic. What a shame.Anyway, off topic if nobody minds. I was in a store about yesterday or day before I've been too busy and I came across this kid I overheard talking to his mother, "I don't care it's Christmas and I said I want it. You're supposed to give me what *I* want." And I couldn't help but think, THIS is how people like Kate are made because this child's mother gave him the gift because I saw him at the check out stand, "You could at least say thank you," she said to her son. "Why? I shouldn't have to, it's Christmas. It's MY stuff."That's how people like Kate are made because people like that get catered to in life. I wouldn't have given that kid anything if he expected to be handed a gift just because it's Christmas. Please.
I think she's thrilled she was mentioned in TIME. Face it, she thinks it makes her relevant in some way. Hope springs eternal and all that.
Quick name 5 reality stars who went on to legitmate entertainment work. Hmmm...I can think of only 1, Elizabeth Hasselhoff. The point being when the show in done, so are the stars. Kate just hasn't gotten the memo...its over, move on.P.S. Tweeting all day is not a career.
A Mom she wasn't being compared with Kate Middleton. She as being contrasted. Ouch!
Fleeing the Sheeple, you asked me which week on DWTS Carrie Ann Inaba pointed out that Kate has no claim to fame. It was the first week :)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCSpTpA3ayoThe way she words it is pretty reserved, she just basically says that Kate is different from the other contestants that have been on the show because she's not a performer of any kind and she's not an athlete. So sheeple, she' s not a kind woman, doesn't have many (if any) friends, isn't able to find a fulfilling relationship, has a horrible reputation in general, is considered a joke by most in Hollywood, and as we saw with our own eyes on DWTS, has zero talent .... so remind me what we are jellus of?
Kate Middleton:1. Class - check!2. Beauty - check!3. Great husband - check!4. Humility - check!5. Great reputation - check! Kate Gosselin 1. Class - negative!2. Beauty - certainly not inner3. Great husband - had him, lost him4. Humility - hahahahahhahah! hahhahaahhahaah.5. Great reputation - only far far away in Sheeple Land
I wish the media would call the Duchess by her preferred name, Catherine. Her family has never called her Kate and she has never been happy about the nickname. And that would also put an end to having her name and Kate Gosselin's name on the same page of anything.
I thought Catherine was just the new more formal name she started using recently now that she's a royal. Kate herself says she uses Kate. "I'm still very much Kate," said Middleton, when a woman outside Belfast City Hall asked what name she preferred.http://www.thenational.ae/news/world/europe/kate-middleton-is-now-a-more-regal-catherine#ixzz2Fw1pzida The only thing I don't understand is why if her name is Catherine, Kate is not spelled Cate. In any case the press loves short names because they fit easier on headlines. Bush was so much easier to write headlines for than Clinton! I don't think they would use Catherine even if she asked them to, it wouldn't fit.
Kate Gosselin @Kateplusmy8My holiday is complete! Just found The Sound of Music on Abc!!! Cara and Mady and I are happily watching... #bringonChristmasKate Gosselin @Kateplusmy8The Sound of Music is so hopelessly romantic that it makes me cry....:) (this part anyway...) &&& When exactly is Jon getting these kids? By her tweets it's like he's dead. By other's history of tweet sitings and photos, that's not the case at all.
I can picture Kate Gosselin flipping through TIME magazine and seeing this list. Wow! I'm still famous! As famous as an English princess!As Catherine flips through the same magazine she scratches her head and wonders who Kate Gosselin might be. And all of England wonders with her.
@fidosmommy, too bad this page doesn't come with the "like" option at the bottom of your comment because I like this. Thanks for a laugh.
I've always been impressed with the way Kate Middleton handles the press. One thing I think she does really well is shut up. She doesn't say much, just smiles and nods, is never really that chatty. But she's talkative enough that it doesn't come across as standoffish. She seems to realize the less you say the better.Kate suffers a lot from just running her mouth. Half the trouble she got into never would have happened had she just paused, taken a deep breath, and just smiled gracefully through bad situations like Kate Middleton does. The unfortunate suicide of that nurse was a bad situation. Kate made one statement expressing her deep sympathy and left it alone. Anything else would have started to spiral the whole thing out of control. Short statements, concise, or none at all are almost always the way to go. It's what Kate should have down about Newtown--make one statement, then leave it alone. Piling on makes it look like you are overcompensating.Anyway I'm sure Middleton has help with the press but frankly I think her and her time handle it beautifully and so classy.
Well I know she had to make sure everyone knew that she has them for Christmas this year. Hopefully they will see him soon.And is the Sound of Music even a romantic movie? Maybe the one scene where Maria and Captian von Trapp discover their love for each other, but other than that, I remember the first half being light-hearted and music-filled, and the second half being intense. Don't remember a whole lot of tear-inducing romance.
As Catherine flips through the same magazine she scratches her head and wonders who Kate Gosselin might be. And all of England wonders with her. &&&LOL exactly. If she ever did watch Kate I bet she'd be horrified. Especially since her family has worked so hard and are a rags to riches story. Oh, and they STILL work even though they really don't need to.
Admin, I am a subscriber to Majesty Magazine, a very pro-European royalty publication. I love peeking in on their lives, and there is a greathistorical piece each month. Love it.Anyway, that's where I read about Catherine notliking the name. The editors of the magazine have a close, friendly relationship with the royal family of England (as close as that could ever be for outsiders) and I just took them at their word that "Kate" is a new thing for her.Maybe she started using it at University.
There's a few romantic scenes but a more just feel good movie about a SINGLE FATHER just trying to do his best with his kids and meets a nice woman who helps him. Oh and he also doesn't want to exploit his kids by putting them on display in a concert..... LOL!My mom met the real Maria Van Trapp up I think in Vermont or NH wherever they lived when my mom was a kid. Maria was SOO sweet would literally invite tourists in, chat with them, my grandfather has video of her. She was so respectful to her fans.
I guess it could be a new thing, who knows. I mean there's no reason for Kate to tell that woman that she prefers Kate that I can think of. It seems like you should be able to say which one you prefer, who cares. And she said Kate.
The Sound of Music must be a true Gosselin family tradition. I think they must watch itat least every Christmas, en masse. I wonder if the boys watch it too. I guess I won't know.
Kate Gosselin @Kateplusmy8The Sound of Music is so hopelessly romantic that it makes me cry....:) (this part anyway...) ______________________________________________Every freaking thing in the world makes her cry.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCSpTpA3ayoThe way she words it is pretty reserved, she just basically says that Kate is different from the other contestants that have been on the show because she's not a performer of any kind and she's not an athlete.==================== Thanks, Working Woman!! Yes, Carrie Ann said she's not a performer or an athlte, but I was asking about your post in which you said that Carrie Ann, on DWTS, said that Kate has no real talent or claim to fame other than her kids. That one isn't it, but maybe it's another week. It really doesn't matter...don't bother looking for it. I thought perhaps you knew off-hand which dance she was doing at the time.I do recall CA's statement about Kate having no self-awareness and remember that as being harsh, but that wasn't on DWTS. I think it was on Joy Behar's show. Ouch!&&&&&Kate, how many times have your seen Sound of Music? Try a different one. "Homecoming: A Christmas Story" is on television right now. Excellent movie about Christmas in 1933. Beautiful story about love and family values...very inspirational.
Fleecing- I can't fault Kate for watching the Sound Of Music again. I've got my favorites around the holidays and seek them out and watch them every year. I've already got my TiVo set to record The Bells Of St Mary, Going My Way and Boys Town. I will also be watching White Christmas, Holiday Inn and A Christmas Story. No, this is one thing I wont find fault with (I'm also recording SOund Of Music because I'm watching Iron Chef).
I happen to love Sound of Music too, I saw it in Toronto, played in the orchestra when my high school did it, and will actually go to high schools in the area when they put it on. Saw South Pasadena High do it. I'm a big fan. :) But the way she talks about that movie is just so juvenile.
Here she goes again...someone wondered in a tweet if maybe the movie was a little too romantic for M&C to which Kate replied...@Kateplusmy8 @XXXXXX no but it did cause them to wonder, since he had 7 kids and found a wife, maybe I'll find a husband even tho I have 8, LOL!She is a tool!
I almost forgot...HAPPY FESTIVUS! The 23rd of every December is a FESTIVUS for the REST-IV-US! The airing of greciances and feats of strength will begin shortly.
No way did the kids say that. PLEASE! Unlike Kate, they are not spending every waking moment figuring out how every single thing relates back to Kate somehow.
Fleecing- I can't fault Kate for watching the Sound Of Music again. I've got my favorites around the holidays and seek them out and watch them every year. I've already got my TiVo set to record The Bells Of St Mary, Going My Way and Boys Town.============I didn't find fault with watching it again. I love that movie. Absolutely love it. My comment was that since she's seen it already, and most likely has it on DVD, that there is an excellent movie on about a large family in the Depression. It was the movie on which the Walton series was based.Sorry if I gave the impression that I was slamming Kate...not my intention.
Working Woman hereFleeing the Sheeple, that is actually the Carrie Anne comment I was referring to. Although she didn't say verbatim that Kate doesn't have a talent or claim to fame, that is almost how I interpret her comment that Kate is different than the other contestants because she is not a performer of any sort or an athlete and has never had any training in anything. That basically is the same as pointing out that someone has no claim to fame , unlike most of the DWTS contestants who are famous for acting or gymnastics and singing or something.But Fleeing the Sheeple, I sincerely apologize if my reference was misleading in any way! I just always thought it was funny that Carrie Ann said that because she was essentially acknowledging that Kate was famous for... well, nothing.Wishing you and everyone else a wonderful, love-filled holiday! Always loved reading your posts :)
kateplusmy8RT @reb_griffin If @Kateplusmy8 would come back on tv christmas would be made :) #missitsomuch XO WOULD LOVE 2 GRANT UR CHRISTMAS WISH!:)I think this person needs to put something else on her Christmas wish list because this isn't going to happen as much as Kate wants it to happen! Milo is tweeting up a storm, slobbering over The Sound of Music, and throwing out all kinds of cheerful, happy tweets and praises to her Kate. I thought Milo's much loved, elderly aunt just passed away two days ago. Did Kate send her condolences?
But Fleeing the Sheeple, I sincerely apologize if my reference was misleading in any way! I just always thought it was funny that Carrie Ann said that because she was essentially acknowledging that Kate was famous for... well, nothing.==========No need to apologize. You did nothing wrong. There was so much said about Kate, especially by Bruno, that I just thought I missed that part!
To all the wonderful supportive posters, I wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. And a wish that all of you that are traveling that you have safe journeys. For those staying at home this year, I wish you peace.
Working WomanThank you so much ampersmom, I wish the same to you! Have a wonderful holiday and a happy new year :)
pinedasunshine@Kateplusmy8 Kate my question is when is your show coming back on tv again?When all of these sheeple pester her about a new show, does she feel flattered, or is it`just a constant reminder that there is no new show and never will be? Isn't this just rubbing salt in an open wound?
I find the themes of Kate's Twitter feed fascinating. Tonight's theme: I miss you, we need a new show/special.Either the fans see one Tweet and pile on with their own unoriginal thought, or the message goes out to the purchased accounts that the mass message of tonight is ...
Wishing a very Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and a wonderful New Years to Admin and ALL the lovely posters here on 15 minutes!!Kisses!!
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to everyone on this blog: admin, swiffer girls and pool boss, posters, lurkers, even baabaas. One thing Ms Kreider did not make: The Soup! I just watched The Soup on E and the rerun of their ”End of the World We Told You So Very Special Episode”. Reality Celebs whose antics are responsible for the apocalypse: Jersey Shore kids, Kardashians, Real Housewives, Bachelor or Bachelorette cast, Flava Flav and Brigitte Nielsen, New York from the Flavor of Love and I Love New York, the top models, so on and so fourth. Ms Kreider is so 2010, she did not even rate a mention. They had Jeri from the second season of Survivor even!I could see Ms Kreider doing something in the future, being on one of those VH1 shows where a number of z-list celebs or one hit wonder band members comment on something from a particular era, like I love the nineties. Even Tonya Harding has been on that one. .
I was reading one of my recaps to see if I could track down what Carrie Anne said about Kate and I found some reference to Mark Ballas talking about something that went down when he met Kate? Does anyone remember him talking about this? Beats me.
Baw-hahahha I found it in my recap. Not the exact quote but I remember it now, how much Carrie Anne emphasized never, ever in the history of the show have they ever had anyone on who does NOTHING for a career. LOL you really have to wonder what went down between them behind the scenes to make her so darn awesomely passive aggressive."Bruno says it looks like Tony is pushing around a shopping cart. A Target shopping cart I hope. The audience boos. “She has to learn!” Bruno insists. Oh, Bruno, there’s a lot this woman has to learn, you don‘t know the half of it. I love the part when Carrie Ann basically says she has absolutely no talent in any area she can think of, unlike EVERYBODY ELSE who has been on this show who had some kind of talent in SOMETHING. Kate for some reason smiles, thinking this is a compliment. Okay, sure! Carrie Ann then calls her sweetly vulnerable and honest. I can think of a lot of words to describe Kate before I would pick vulnerable and honest. Vulnerable and honest are probably number 524 on the list, followed by kind and nice and works for a living."
The wedding Kate and William had cost taxpayers in the MILLIONS. It costs MILLIONS to support them in the lifestyle to which they're accustomed. I would HOPE Kate would appear polite, gracious and kind. Yeah, yeah, she wears dresses more than once (like the rest of American/English women) and does charity work. Big deal. So do a lot of people who don't fly privately, wear top designer clothes and have every need taken care of for them.
I was reading Hoffman's book on Kate and came upon something very interesting. We all know she had a boob job in early 2009. Well, reading below she refers to her surgery in April 2009. I wonder if that is when she had her boobs done.++++++++++Kates input: ep ideas for April hi all- I would love to add the trainer ep (Kate weight training) at the end of the month (can't weight train following surgery til Apr 30), building the dog house (to go with wireless fence training), the kids passport process (apps, photos etc), updated Sams club or grocery store visit (kids scramble to help put stuff away-- SO cute!), crooked house installation, little kids birthday party, mothers day and part of my book tour (prefer to cover the southern leg that begins in NC, Julie). If we can get those items scheduled in the month of April around my ridiculously busy schedule, that would be great. For the little kids birthday party, my thought is this: the kids want a bouncy house party. I thought we could do it at a park, invite preschool friends who are willing to sign NDAs and agree to be on camera ONLY. We can forbid all cameras at the party and make area secure according to Steve who obviously would orchestrate all security. More Details later. Party to be held as close to May 10 as possible...., Taking off now. More ideas later. Kate Sent from my (fourth!) PINK iphoneHoffman, Robert (2012-09-27). KATE GOSSELIN: HOW SHE FOOLED THE WORLD (Kindle Locations 16941-16959). . Kindle Edition.
And Another reality TV marriage bites the dust. Reality TV star Bethenny Frankel and her husband Jason Hoppy are separating, Frankel announced on Sunday.
Merry Christmas to all on this blog, Admin and assistants, all pets and kids, grandkids, etc!! Health and happiness to everyone ,of course including those who do not celebrate Xmas. May it be a peaceful time in this mixed-up world of ours.Happy Holidays to the Gosselins too.
or the message goes out to the purchased accounts that the mass message of tonight is ...Bingo.
I remember one thing Carrie Ann said was that she had a genuine lack of self-awareness that she had never seen in anyone else before. I have to admit she did better in that first dance than I ever thought she would. If she had gone on from there and put the work in instead of staying up all night and wanting to sleep during the day she could have actually learned to dance. There was just something very odd about her not being able to hold her eyes open on the morning of that rehearsal and saying all she wanted to do was sleep, something about people thinking she was a bad mother, while twirling her hair and making goo-goo eyes at PB, oh and turning on the water." She was acting like anything but a mature woman with 8 kids; it came across to me that she just wanted to be "little" that day, and have PB fuss and fret over her. Why did they even set that up to be filmed unless it was to prove that she made an effort to come to rehearsal, but had to leave would be my guess and for the almighty sympathy. If you even make an appearance of a somewhat reasonable effort at taking care of your children there is no way you are going to lose them and she knew that. The gold standard with CPS is basically, food, shelter, and running water. Bizarre is the operative word when it comes to KT and I think that is part of the reason for what remaining fascination people have with her.
Merry Christmas to all the posters here! Have a jolly good time with your family and friends. Don't forget to tell them how much you love them. And to politicians everywhere, here is a suggestion for 2013, from Jef Johnson: "I suggest putting a teacher in every gun store."P.S. Jef Johnson is a clown. A real clown. Yep. What a world, what a world...
Merry Christmas to all of the posters, lurkers, Admin, and blog girls. I hope you all have a wonderful holiday with family and friends.
Merry Christmas to all my friends here. I wish that your holiday is filled with joy and appreciation and kindness and love.
Joy.....39:Yes! Every time I watch one of those ZZZ list celeb shows commenting on whatever video is up I always think 'THIS is where we'll see Kreider next'. At least that WILL be the very last gig she'd ever be able to get. Hmmmm......maybe she can hook up with Danny Bonoduce (sp?) ......if he'd have her, that is!!! She would likely screw even that type of show up with her wooden 'deliveries'.: /Why, why WHY am I sitting around reading here when I have so much to do???
I woke Mr.Modo from a sound sleep this morning at 7:30 to help me get the Christmas tree up from the basement. After we had done it, I asked “Now, do we have any balls?” “YOU sure do”, replied Mr.Modo groggily...Wishing everyone on the blog, and everywhere else, a peaceful, joyful and happy Christmas!Modo♥♥
Merry Christmas to all and to all a good DAY! We are staying close to home, except tomorrow we will go to my niece's house for dinner. Friends will be popping in and out later for a cup of cheer, as well.I have been enjoying a lazy couple of days, watching old movies and walking my dear foster dog. Bless her furry heart, she does not care if it is -34 celcius with the wind chill - she wants a walk and she wants it now, please!She is sweet and the Bear is smitten.Anyhoo. I am not surprised by Bethenney's separation. There is something about her that I just do not like. I keep telling myself that if Ellen likes her, she must be a good egg, but...Her hubby always seemed so defeated to me. I'll be around the next few days. But I sure hope you all enjoy safe travels and have the kind of holiday that YOU enjoy! PEACE for all!
Working WomanTo the administrator and everyone else who works to upkeep this fantastic community:Thank you for the work that you do, truly. Your dedication, passion, and talent are very impressive and very appreciated.I may be horrified by how Kate lives her life, but she did indirectly impact the formation of this blog, so for that I am grateful, because this blog is fun place with some truly great posters. For the longest time, probably about a year and a half, I was a reticent lurker at this blog and was too nervous to post, worrying that I wouldn't have anything original or decent to contribute. Eventually I started posting and have seen that everybody who takes the time to come here has their own unique perspective and it deserves to be heard. And everyone here is very welcoming :) So, to all the lurkers out there who are thinking about posting once or regularly, we would love to hear from you!Anyway, wishing the staff and posters and readers a happy joyful peaceful holiday!With warmth and love,WW
Happy holidays to Admin, her elves, all the incredible bloggers here and yes, to the trolls, too : ) Wishing everyone a bright, healthy, peaceful holiday season! I'm grateful for this blog - thank you all for being you.
Kate tweeted: @Kateplusmy8: I know Christmas is just around the corner when wrapping bc hurried&a bit sloppy! I had tons of wrapping here,cut me some slack?Kids will:)==============I guess the kids aren't getting those iPods that are on the top of Their lists Didn't she say that they wouldn't get many gifts if they got them? Maybe it takes a really long time to rewrap sheeple gifts.One of the tweeties also thinks Kate should have a show on the cooking channel to show how to cook for a ton of kids on a dime. Kate's answer was of course:@Kateplusmy8: @xxxxxx @CookingChannel great idea! I love to create in my kitchen...the more the merrier. Oh and Merry Christmas eve btw! :)Poor delusional Kate. I'm sure the cooking show idea has been pitched and rejected and I think the cooking channels have those types of shows covered by REAL chefs.
Sending you all best wishes for a merry happy holiday however you spend it. Ours will be quiet, having celebrated Chanukah earlier this month and having just had everyone home this weekend for my semi-surprise early birthday party. Simple roast beast dinner this evening, with Yorkshire pudding, creamed spinach, mashed potatoes, etc. and a peppermint bark ice cream pie for dessert. Tomorrow I plan a pj day, maybe a movie, or a date with my unwatched Downton Abbey dvds. No organic ham in a crockpot here. Happy merry wishes to you all.
Merry Christmas fellow 15 minutewomen (and men)!!!!I have been in full blown Christmas rush for the last month, but I had to take a minute to give Kate the gift of some relevant platitudes she can actually LEARN and BENEFIT from. Not her usual ones that sound like a bratty 14 yr. old wrote them. No Kate, we are not jellus of you, we do not wish you could have your stuff that your kids toiled endlessly to pay for. What we want is for you to take this fresh new year and start anew. Stop pining away for a show that will never come. Stop stubbornly insisting that you and the kids being on TV is the only acceptable path you will take. Create a new normal. Stop living in the past. Let go of your grudges and bitterness. Peace, love and safe travels to all. It truly is the most wonderful time of the year! 1. "Create your future from your future not your past."- Werner Erhard. 2. "My life is not just about the past."- Jeanette Walls 3. "Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it."- George Santayana 4. "Learn from the past, look to the future, but live in the present."- Petra Nemcova 5. "I like dreams of the future better than the history of the past."- Patrick Henry 6. "We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsiblity of our future."- George Berrnard Shaw 7. "Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past are certain to miss the future."- John F. Kennedy 8. "I like what the future holds. I don't like thinking about the past."- John Cale 9. "The past cannot be changed the future is yet in your power."- Mary Pickford 10. "Forgiveness is letting go of the past."- Gerald Jampolsky
Anonymous said... 54Working Woman*******You. Rock.
Merry Christmas everybody, hope you all have a very good holiday!
All the tweeties want for Xmas is for Kate to return to TV...something is very wrong with them!Why is Kate complaining about wrapping? Why did she leave it till today- kids love to see mysterious parcels around the tree for the days leading up to Xmas, and guess, wonder, wish...and didn't she say C and M offered to do the tups'?
Chiming in to say that biscotti are baking in the oven (shit-load of dark rum...hope it works!) and it's snowing!Dogs are thrilled. DH and me too.
Gave a couple McDonald's $10 GC to my UPS guys this morning. Thrilled and so thankful.Felt great.#actsofkindness
Happy Holidays to everyone on the blog. We made it to my daughters houses. Santa came to visit at my youngest daughter's house. He's the mall Santa but has a real Santa beard, tummy, and even little round glasses perched on the end of his nose. The kids were thrilled, they are at the perfect age to believe. He asked them if they'd been good but also asked if they'd helped anyone. I think he meant around the house but they proudly replied that they had made Christmas baskets for all of the elderly people at the nursing home and they collected toys for Toys for Tots. Santa really was a bit amazed and he gave them each a cute coin that said "I was caught being good." They were thrilled. I'm so proud of them. I'm wishing a lovely holiday for everyone.
Merry Christmas to the 15 Minutes family of posters and staff!
I wish each of you the merriest of Christmases with the ones you love the most. I plan to hug my three grandkids even more than I usually do and also each of my kids. All of us will be together and we are all healthy. Who can ask for more than that. Everyone enjoy all the good food but just don't eat so much you get sick, such a bummer -- lolol!See you all back here on the other side of Christmas!
The anonymous above was me, She's come undone. For some reason, they wouldn't let me use my usual name.
Tucker 63...Blessings to you for blessing others! I read your earlier post about purchasing new coats, and now this one. I am sure not too many UPS workers receive gifts..that's very thoughtful of you.It truly is better to give than receive, isn't it??Wishing you, your puppy, and all who read and post here a Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday.hugs to all.
My wonderful Eldest Daughter just volunteered to do our Christmas celebration at their house this year!There is a starry crown for her!Our Christmas is on New Years' Day, because my Son-In-Law is a pastor and therefore very busy on Christmas; plus, they live about 200 miles away.Our family consists of 8 adults and 5 kids, most of whom are teens, and 2 dogs and 2 cats. Our house is 900 square feet so I am very relieved.Mr. Modo and I will have a quiet Christmas Day at home.Our other tradition is to take everyone out to Swiss Chalet for lunch that day.This means that Eldest D. will only have to do snacks and tidy up her house; all the same, she is the best !
Wishing Admin and everybody here a Merry Christmas.Isaiah 9:6 For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.Pants
Working Woman hereTucker's Mom, what a thoughtful act of kindness :) Its a testament to the person when they not only give but feel so happy doing it, as you clearly do. Thanks for sharing it!Audible Click, glad you got to see your daughters, and how adorable about your grandchildren! Not only did they do such loving deeds, they are clearly moved by it and got real joy out of helping others by making the Christmas baskets and donating the toys. It is a true testament to how they were raised and the sentiments they pick up from their loved ones, including you.
Hello everyone! Hope each of you is having a peaceful and gentle holiday time.Previously, on The Dwindle Show, the kids and a couple of significant others, were arriving on my doorstep, bringing with them all of my grandpuppies. Oy. The final child arrives very late tonight, darned resturant business working him again till 10PM on Christmas Eve!Crock pots are getting their work outs! Frankly, I cant recall the last time I was this happy.I have a moment as the girls just ran out for a last minute gift for the their brother, everyone chipped in for a Kindle for him! So much more fun than the socks and underwear that *I* always give! (Socks and underwear are a Dwindle Family Tradition!!!! No lie!!!! At this point they would think I dont love them anymore if I stopped it now!)I have hauled out my Premade Perfect Pie Crusts that my hired chef made for me, I put a shower cap on my head and tromped around barefoot in my kitchen. When the kids came in the kitchen, I splashed some flour around so they could ooooh and ahhhh about how busyandexhausted I must be! Psych! I'd post pics but we are just having so much funfunfun!!!!Miss you guys, hope you are all well, and I will be back to annoy the snot out of you faster than you can say TheQueenOfEveryDamnThing.Merry Christmas to Admin and The Blog Girls, with special appearance by The Pool & Mowing Boys!
Pants on Fire said... 70 Wishing Admin and everybody here a Merry Christmas.Isaiah 9:6 For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.44444444444444Bears reposting.Thank you, same to you and your house.
One of the tweeties also thinks Kate should have a show on the cooking channel to show how to cook for a ton of kids on a dime. Kate's answer was of course:@Kateplusmy8: @xxxxxx @CookingChannel great idea! I love to create in my kitchen...the more the merrier. Oh and Merry Christmas eve btw! :)******And the name of show can be "Cooking from Cans with K8!" No...."K8 Gets Canned!" Ooooh, yeah, that one.
Wishing everyone here a very merry Christmas. I am sadly not much into the Christmas spirit, but I think it will catch up with me hopefully by this evening. I am tired from working, fitting in shopping here and there, and still need to get one more gift this afternoon. I am working half day (bah humbug!). It has been so quiet here at the office, but every year my boss seems to think that work must go on!What I want for Christmas is an attitude adjustment - lol. I think I will need to turn to some champagne for assistance.Best wishes to you all.
Kate's cooking show?Call it "Cooking with Katherine"Kate doesn't cook.She's been off tv for a yr. Wonder if she has started hitting the ol' panic button yet?
Kate will never accept that her moment in the sun is over, never to return. I am beginning to think that she formulated the idea of having a multiple birth as a teenager and focused her efforts on achieving that goal. It might have been the defining force of her life - to have a multiple birth and the become famous for that reason, cashing in any way possible. I think she exceeded her wildest dreams when she (and Jon) landed the TLC show, and it went to her head. Jon has escaped. I wish the children could escape as well. The older they get, the greater their chances, as Kate finds them less and less likely to garner her a tv show. Jon already has them 50% of the time -- so that's some form of sanity for those children. Some posters here don't think much of Jon -- but I root for him because I believe Jon was often the sole source of real love in those children's lives, especially as Kate winnowed out family member after family member. Grandparents gone. Aunts and uncles banished. "Nana Janet" gone. Beth gone. All never to be seen nor spoken of again. How frightening it must be as a child, to see every person who has ever been kind to you, banished from your life by a mother who beats you with a wooden spoon, and worse. So their dad was probably sometimes the only beacon of light, and to his credit, he stuck it out against TLC and Kate and has prevailed.Kate is only going to get loonier by the year, especially as the aging process can no longer be denied. No one is going to give her a cooking show, a dating show, a single-mom making do show, or even a freak show. Kendra Wilkerson is younger, prettier and more connected than Kate, and yet she's reduced to trying to market a mom-swapping show (with apparently no success). I'd say Kate's chances are certainly much less than Kendra's - i.e., nada.
Why is Kate complaining about wrapping? Why did she leave it till today- kids love to see mysterious parcels around the tree for the days leading up to Xmas, and guess, wonder, wish...and didn't she say C and M offered to do the tups'? ******Maybe she couldn't get the plain cheap tacky brown paper she likes to use for the kids any sooner?
Happy holidays to everyone...This is day 3 that a google search for news in the last 24 hours has turned up zero stories. Not even radaronline, gather, examiner, huffington post or any tabloids. She is done and so am I. I've had a of fun snarking and sharing with the lovely, intelligent ladies on this blog. Thank you, admin--you have done a terrific job keeping this blog on track and interesting.I will continue to read here from time to time, but, I don't have the time or interest in the Gosselin family saga any more--my own flawed and very imperfect Real Life is getting very complicated right now. I look forward to a Gosselin-free future and hope everyone has a peaceful New Year. I have nothing but empathy for the Gosselin children and I hope that their futures will be camera-free and mediocre. I have no doubt that Kate will reap what she has sown, in life and in family. Kate Gosselin: From headline to a footnote...in just 8--count 'em--8--years
Maybe she couldn't get the plain cheap tacky brown paper she likes to use for the kids any sooner?++++++++++++++++++++++ She uses the blank end rolls from newspaper print, which are always available at the newspaper office. She has no excuse.
This is on hulu, and I don't know how to do a link, sorry: from Saturday Night Live, video of Kristin Wiig sketch, ”Ann-Margret tries to throw a wad of paper into a trash can”. That is not exactly my happy dance, but close according to dd who found this. Including the hair swinging. Especially the hair swinging. Its Christmas Eve! With dd dogs and friends dog, I have houseful of five dogs! Happy Dance!
Here is the quote from the Vanity Fair article if anyone if interested. A young British paparazzo is clandestinely snapping the transaction,his camera hidden under a stuffed animal. I ask him what he sees inKate. "She's a massive story at the moment," he whispers. When Irelay this comment to Kate, she scoffs, "At the moment?" Well, yes kate, at that moment. Merry Christmas to all who celebrate!
I believe Robert said Kate wrapped Steve's gifts and his family's gifts in Christmas paper, and wrapped the kids' gifts in newspaper end rolls.Gee, Kate, way to value your OWN CHILDREN. She knows better, she just chooses not to. She sucks the fun out of everything. (I can just hear her now, 'why use nice paper for the kids? They just rip it up, and wouldn't appreciated it anyway!)I hope the kids wrapped her gifts in end roll paper as well.
Now I want a crockpot.....thanks Dwindle! Don't even know if we have them overhere.
Merry Christmas Eve, everyone! Definitely share your giving stories, it is inspirational for me! Plus, here comes that ” fiscal cliff”, so be sure to add up your charitable donations including mileage if applicable, it may be the last year we in the USA can deduct the charitable donations from out taxes. If you are active in a 501c3 nonprofit organization, you know how important accounting for donations and expenditures is when it is time for your organization to file their tax forms, gotta do that to maintain your nonprofit status y'know! It didn't use to be so complicated. Baaa, humbug!Gotta walk the dogs! They are Vertu interested in the ham cooking in the oven. Did anyone ever find a crockpot ham recipe? Dwindle?Anyone checking in this evening, what are you cooking? Folks around here don't want anything fancy, we are going with ham, potato, Mac and cheese, garden salad too.
Allrecipes.com has a good recipe for crockpot ham. I have made several of their recipes and they are all delicious.Merry Christmas everyone!
Ex-nurse, I am saddened by your decision to step back but I understand. You will be missed! Always loved reading your posts :)Wishing you luck and happiness in the future. Feel free to stop in sometimes to say hi or let us know how yo are doing.Happy holidays, dear, have a happy healthy new year.
Yep, she's losing what's left of her mind. SweetestCharity @Kateplusmy8 this year I asked Santa for a tweet fromKate!! Hope you can make my Christmas :) Merry Christmas to theGosselins!! @SweetestCharity well, that's an easy ask! Can you be one of mychildren since your wishes are so easy to fulfill? Lol! MC! XO Wait for it. The Who Gets To Be Kate's Kid Contest. It's gonna getugly..........
Susantoyota, I have always enjoyed your comments. I actually like it when people share ideas for donations. Someoneshared that they got coats, etc at an amazing sale. Perhaps thatinspired someone else to check out the same or different sales?UPS has some of the most bizarre rules and strictest timetables fortheir drivers. Someone said thank you and spread some cheer. Maybethat gave others an idea? I learned from a friend that one thing that rarely gets donated to thehomelss in underwear. Someone here mentioned feminine hygieneproducts. Lightbulb moment! As some keep emphasizing, we are all anonymous here, just known butour use of consistent screen names. It's not like "Susie Homemaker of Brunswick St., Detroit MI" made a donation. Disclaimer: to the best of my knowledge, no one named Susie Homemakerlives at that address. Or even exists. Hopefully that address doesnot exist either.
Rhymes with Witch 82, thanks for sharing. I can't believe she made that comment! What exactly led her to believe she would last in this industry? Her lack of talent? Her hideous personality? Most people in Hollywood, whether they are likable or not, are farrrr more interesting than she is. She has no "it" factor whatsoever. The only reason she became so incredibly well-known is that her marriage fell apart on television for the world to see, and people always love a good train wreck.I know it was years ago and she was very famous (or should I say, infamous) back then, but still. What an ego.Betcha she wishes she could get that "moment" back.
If you think someone is bragging....ignore it please! Happy Christmas everyone.
Merry Christmas to amyf! Hang in there girlfriend. And Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays to everyone! Enjoy!
Hope each and every one of you have a wonderful and safe Christmas.Been around for a while but only started to read here about 9 months ago. Thanks for keeping me lol. Admin and staff, you do a great job, here's hoping for more to come.
Merry Christmas everyone!
Here is a very simple recipe for Russian Tea. It is delicious hot or iced. Both of my grandmothers kept a pot going all the time and I never got the recipe but found it on line. There is another version but this the simple one. Russian teaTang instant orange drink mixLemon-flavored instant tea mix1 box of red hots (about a cup)1 kettle of boiling waterHow-To:Combine 1 cup tang and 1 cup tea mix in a 1 gallon pitcher. Pour the boiling water over the top. Add the red hots and stir until well mixed. Add hot water to make a gallon.Is that not simple? And it is so fragrant---just perfect for a chilly autumn evening. This will serve quite a few--I've made it twice for recent church gatherings and it was
First Christmas without DH. Very hard.We always gave the kids underwear for Christmas but we called them "seat covers."Blessings to all especially to Barb in North Carolina. Safe travels!
Dwindle, smoochies to the Queen of Everything!Joy, enjoy your house of 5 dogs (and their owners!) I am in love with my house of two.Pity Party, that Russian tea sounds good. Has anyone ever spiked it?Merry Merry again to you guys. For those of you missing a loved one, be sure to light a candle and place it in the window.
I'm guessing no Christmas Eve church service for Kate and the kids (unless it's a late service), since it's 8PM and she's busily tweeting away to any admirers who happen to be around. And, of course, Milo is.
PatK 98-----nope, no church service for the super devout Kate! My how she has shed her former self.Who has the time to tweet STRANGERS with 8 kids in the house...and why would you WANT to??*sob* no one sent her a dyson!!!
Granny, my thoughts are with you during this difficult, first holiday without your DH. Sending you my warmth and best wishes, dear. I don't know your story but I am sure that he is with you in spirit.
I was thinking about Kate thinking Sound of Music was romantic, which is a little odd. But then I remembered as a young teen, when I first saw the movie, how I thought it was romantic between Lisl and the boy. As an adult, I don't see the movie as romantic. Uplifting, but not romantic.Once again, Kate shows how much she's emotionally stuck at age 13.
Granny, so sorry to hear of your loss. Heart felt best wishes are being sent your way.
Happy Holidays and Feliz Navidad!!Well I get a tornado outbreak for xmas- woohoo! First one in my life - being as I am from LA and all, so my DD has been giving me tips to prepare. She'll be at work tomorrow, LOL, poor kid, but hey, she's grateful for the paycheck. So, I powered up the portable gennie (doesnt stay running, but I did figure out why) and I have my hurricane lamp and blankets and doggie treats ready in the downstairs bathroom (no windows, not connected to any exterior walls- that kid of is choc full of tornado tips) and the pug and I are ready for xmas day and sever weather (I think.....)I hope everyone else's day runs smoothly your travels are safe.The donation stories DID inspire me. I now have some ideas that will put into action. Thanks everyone. Sharing is caring. Keep humble bragging, I know I am not the only one getting good ideas here and making little improvements - you guys rock!
Merry Christmas, everyone. Thanks for such witty and wonderful coments and opinions. Special thanks to Administrator and team. Wishing everyone a blessed, safe and peaceful holiday. Comfort to those whose hearts are broken, strength to those who spirits are broken. Blessings to all.
I really like the stories shared here aboutgiving. Keep telling them, please! Don't listen to the party poopers. We are so blessed to live in a world where we demonstrate more compassion than anger, where weseek to address individual needs on a one-to-onebasis while the governments dump piles of moneyinto faceless bureaus and departments and hope it does some good. The "humble braggarts" of our countries have done more good for thespirit and benefit of people everywhere because they do something, and then go do something more. "I want to help" is the mantra we hear ringing in the air. "I want to do something."And so they go to stores and buy sale coats andboots and school supplies and hammers and nailsand bagfulls of food and they meet the needs of their fellow citizens.Keep doing what you are doing, "humble braggarts" because what you are doing is a great and wonderful thing. And I would dearly love to hear what you are doing in your own community and in far flung places.Blessings to you all.
Merry Christmas all. I ran across this episode of Dr. Phil. I have to say I was surprised to see that there is another like Kate. This mother believes she was a good mother just like Kate.
Oops, I forgot to post the link. Silly me.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_-6GzOhykc
Merry Christmas to my blogging friends here! Special thoughts go to my friend Granny during this first Christmas without your DH.
Merry Christmas and God's love to everyone sharing this blog. Have a blessed day.
Merry Christmas to everyone here, admin, bloggers, the staff (blog girls, pool boys, mowing boys who are out by the shed)! We woke up to a White Christmas! It snowed like the Dickens (apologies to Charles and Humbug) last night and it was beautiful. A few weeks ago there was less than a fifteen percent chance of a White Christmas for us, and then within the past few days, changed to a 90 percent chance...and we got it! There are hundreds of geese in the meadow in the snow, and what a Currier and Ives picture it is!
kateplusmy8The house is vibrating w major excitement... Shrieks of joy, laughter, and happiness fills this place! Christmas am w my 8 is indescribable!What a shrieking household this must be. What really bugs me is the constant mention of the EIGHT. It's almost like she knows that without the EIGHT she is nothing, and she has to validate that with every mention of her kids. Why can's she just say that Christmas with her kids brings her peace and happiness?
Blessed be to everyone - peace & harmony
Merry Christmas to all on this blog and special thanks to Admin and her team for keeping it going. My thoughts and prayers are with Granny. Although there is snow on the mountains in the distance there is no snow here. I do miss a white Christmas. On another note, my ONE bulldog is about to wiggle out of his skin because he's discovered that there are gifts under the tree for him but they're out of his reach. Snorting X1 going on right now!
I am up early waiting for everyone to get up to open their presents. Merry Christmas to everyone here. Here's to a wonderful 2013! Hopefully a Kate-free year. Yay!I just also had to say, Parent in Lancaster, I agree with you. Kate doesn't need to always mention she has 8 kids unless she is planning on using them for more fame/money. I get so, so sick of her doing that.
Reading Kate's frenetic Christmas a.m. tweets, and remembering what she said just a couple of weeks ago (poor baby):"Following our mass gift opening, I know that once again this year I'll sit on the floor for 4+ hours unpacking toys and installing batteries," Kate writes in her latest blog post at CouponCabin.com "I am not exaggerating! My 'hiney' is sore by the time the last toy has been freed from its packaging prison."http://www.eonline.com/news/280040/kate-gosselin-why-christmas-hurts-my-hiney
Merry Christmas, Seasons Greetings, Happy Holidays, Blessed Solstice, wishing you and yours a wonderful day. We did our traditional family viewing of ”A Christmas Story” last night, complete with reciting dialogue, and group renditions of ”You'll Shoot Your Eye Out!” I think my new favorite commercial got shown two dozen times. So I also wish for all of you to have a Super Sparkly Day!!!!!!!!For all dog lovers, I hope your pooches get yummy treats. The ones at my house all got some ham last night, they were very happy!
Anyone want to start a pool about what time Kate will post her "thank you, Mommy!! x a million" tweet?Put me down for 1:15pm EST.
kateplusmy8RT @MegEHarris: Watching A Gosselin Family Christmas on DVD, just because. @Kateplusmy811 min ago from *******The fake Christmas when they fooled the kids? How heart warming.
Kate, dear, we know you have your kids for Christmas this year and Jon does not.We know your kids are always shrieking with delight and giddy and happy (according to you).We know you have 8 of them.No need to keep reminding us or your fans, our memories work just fine. :) Wishing everyone who celebrates a wonderful, blessed Christmas.Wishing you all peace, love, health, fulfillment, success, and prosperity for 2013!!Our world did NOT end and we are all still here. What a blessing :)
The only indescribable part about all the shrieking in PA is that she's up and tweeting about it. Give it a rest Kate; it's Christmas morning. Put the damn phone down for a few hours.
Thanks to Kate I now HATE the word "happily"...she is sooo friggin' annoying! But I would happily love to see her get a job!
I know it's Christmas and we should all be in a festive, non-violent mood, but I really want to whack whoever told Kate that her writing needed to be spiced up with adjectives and descriptive words.The kids never just laugh or have any sort of NORMAL emotion.They shriek excitedly with laughter or squeal loudly with joy etc.Not to mention that ALL 8 of them have exactly the same emotions, feelings, likes and dislikes 100% of the time.No amount of "dressing up" is going to make this sow's ear into a silk purse. Kate just stop trying!Merry Christmas or Happy Tuesday or whatever today is for you to everyone here. Thanks for the great job you do Admin and blog staff :)
Family at grandparent's home, I am at home with a sick child.:(I don't believe one dang work that she tweets. For all we know, those kids are with their dad. Kate is a habitual liar.If they are home, why is tweeting strangers about her kids necessary on Christmas?Oh, I forgot, she uses them for her 'brand'. Those kids don't even get Christmas Day off.
Sorry Aggie - hope you still get some joy of the day - We are really quiet here too - don't know if you remember but dh was really sick with something for the last 6 weeks - no sleep - many er visits - but - last Thurs finally got diagnoses - one of the last tests showed really high Psa and high infection - yes causes halucinations, voices etc - who knew - on antibiotics for 6 weeks - no cash presents here or decorations but so thankful to have him back - already showing improvement - best Christmas everHave a rumspringer and egg not - wishes to you
That would be egg nog!!!!!!!!
Lilly...So happy and thankful for you and your dh, that he is on the road to recovery!One of the greatest gifts we have, yet we take advantage of, is our health.Wishing your husband continued good health into the new year. I am sure you will always remember this year's Christmas and how thankful you felt this day.As for me being home, well, I have 6, count'em, 6 kids...so this happens every so often. Having a little peace and quiet is sometimes good, too! Blessings to you and yours.:)
Aggie - trying to make you smile here - we made gingerbread men on Sunday (package) and the arms and legs kept breaking off - dh suggested we should make a donation to war amps (told you he was better) - but then the decorations - they looked like they were from Roswell (aliens) - but oh we laughedWe usually do a fireworks display on Xmas eve but just didn't get there this year - but I found about five bangers so after our bath last night out on the porch to Set them off - let me tell you cold breezy snowey night and me in my nigh tie were a cool experience - hope you feel you are not alone
That would be nightie - not a formal event !!
Lilly, you had a bath together?? LOL Good for you! Enjoy!My little guy is pretty busy with his little bounty too!
Lillyhilarious! that's really funny, lol...and glad to hear he is cracking jokes, too!No snow here...it's been raining all day in Tx. We have a slight chance for snow tonight. brr!:)sounds like you and the dh made some memories. Did the camera crew show up and film it? #snort
Darn forgot to call Chris - but don't have a pink iPhone - another Memory lost (according to Kate)We had a 16" snow last Friday and it keeps on coming - more on Thurs - still folks without power but we are OKGG - yep 19 years and I still have to give him his bath at night - and hey I might as well enjoy it too - actually it is really hard to keep up a disagreement after a bath so the old don't go to sleep mad is how this works
Very wise words, indeed!You can have all the snow, brr, too cold for mmmmeeeeeee!no shrieking or squealing here...kid all tucked into bed. not a creature is stirring, lol. (guess the dryer doesn't count?)#superfunchristmasLOLenjoy the day with your dh!
for all you Call the Midwife fans.we have just had a brilliant christmas episode more new episodes to follow in the new year.
Well, I take that back about the snow.It's snowing in East Texas. BBBRRRRRR!!!Kids have returned. They are shrieking with delight!! that even types stupidly. I wonder how she pounds out that drivel day to day.#superfunsnowingineasttexas
Does it snow there often? Enjoy and go make a snow angel or two
DH just burbed in delight after Xmas dinner - best Aggie for the rest of the night
Two words. Thankful and WHEW!
Fort Worth had a white Christmas, which is unusual for us. We all scattered to come home before dark. It's now 27 degrees, with ''real feel'' of 4 degrees. I'm now about to take a 'stomach is full and I'm tired' nap.Happy Holidays to everyone.......stay warm!
Remona 140-I'm a little east of you on I-20, it's snowing like crazy!Sure is pretty.Don't have a lot of snow in this part of the state. If we do, it hardly ever sticks.
Wowee, as far as I can tell, she's been tweeting nonstop all day.This is what she withheld the kids from Jon for? These are her Christmas memories?
Perhaps the children are spending part of this holiday with their father. That would leave the Twitidiot alone with her unwrapping paper, remnants of organic ham and Twitter. All twitter, all the time. Could not be sadder.
PatK-----has she really? wow, that's pathetic.Maybe if she invited some of her adult family members, she wouldn't have to tweet to strangers. She really has no one to talk to, does she?sad
"Following our mass gift opening, I know that once again this year I'll sit on the floor for 4+ hours unpacking toys and installing batteries," Kate writes in her latest blog post at CouponCabin.com "I am not exaggerating! My 'hiney' is sore by the time the last toy has been freed from its packaging prison."--------We solved that problem several years ago. I shop early. Anything that needs to be removed from hermetically sealed packaging gets removed before it's wrapped. Batteries are put in the item, it's tested, instructions are filed away in an envelope, and then the gift is wrapped. So it doesn't look pristine and virginal that way. It's ready to go on Christmas morning.I'm surprised that Kate, in all her "Super Mom" glory couldn't have figured that out.
Mrs. Elf said... 143 Perhaps the children are spending part of this holiday with their father. That would leave the Twitidiot alone with her unwrapping paper, remnants of organic ham and Twitter. All twitter, all the time. Could not be sadder.VVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVTWITIDIOT......Genius! hehehehehe
rainbowsandunicorns said... 145 We solved that problem several years ago. I shop early. Anything that needs to be removed from hermetically sealed packaging gets removed before it's wrapped. Batteries are put in the item, it's tested, instructions are filed away in an envelope, and then the gift is wrapped. So it doesn't look pristine and virginal that way. It's ready to go on Christmas morning.I'm surprised that Kate, in all her "Super Mom" glory couldn't have figured that out. ************************************************Is it ok if I steal that idea for next year if I give you credit? I was ready to use the scissors on myself by the time I got done getting my granddaughter's new toys out of their packaging. I did use the time to tell my daughter stories of "I can remember when we didn't have all this plastic packaging and when you bought a bottle of Tylenol, there was no safety seal--you opened the bottle and there were the pills with a wad of cotton stuck in the middle." Got a laugh and a couple of eye rolls althought she did agree it was disheartening to see some stores open until 8 p.m. and some restaurants open until 10ish on Christmas Eve.
Didn't they get Furby's or something very similar last year?
Granny said... 96 First Christmas without DH. Very hard.We always gave the kids underwear for Christmas but we called them "seat covers."Blessings to all especially to Barb in North Carolina. Safe travels! ***********************************************God bless you, Granny.Sending good thoughts your way.With love,Pink
Hope y'all survived all the giddy shrieking and squealing this morning, LOL. I'm sung out and tired, but happy. Had a nice, peaceful Christmas dinner and I feel like a turkey -- stuffed! I'm so thankful I made time to go to the grocery store on Christmas Eve, even tho I hate fighting the crowds. We have a BLIZZARD warning!! It's supposed to start late tonight and continue all day tomorrow. The forecast is for 8 - 12 inches of snow, winds of 35 - 40 MPH, and lots of blowing and drifting. I'm not looking forward to this at all. I don't like snow, much less blizzard snows. Hope anyone who is in the path of this storm is all hunkered down and prepared to shelter in place for a few days. It's going to be nasty.Let me get this straight, it's Christmas Day, KK has the kids (or so she says) and she's spent the day twitting? What a twitiot! Those kids must feel soooooo special. Mom can't put the bloody phone down long enough to enjoy Christmas morning with them. Aggiemom -- sorry to hear you have a sick kiddo. Hope she (or he?) is feeling better soon. There's nothing worse than being sick on Christmas, and it's adding insult to injury to be in bed during school break, LOL!Lilly -- So glad that your DH is on the mend. Prayers for his continued improvement.Admin -- there are a couple of free photography books available in the Kindle store today if you are interested. Go to freebooksy.com and they are linked down near the bottom of the page. There are also tons of free books available, for any one who has a Kindle or the Kindle app. ereaderIQ listed nearly 300 new freeby mysteries alone, and I'm sure there are a bunch in the other genres too. Happy reading for those of you who are fellow bookworms.Enjoy the rest of your holiday. I'm going to make myself some hot chocolate and curl up with my cat and a good book.
kateplusmy8@maylatason I think the question is more: what DIDN'T they get? It was a super year and I love to make it magical;)What didn't they get? Christmas morning with their father to share the joy of a magical Christmas. They got STUFF instead.In that house, materialism is king. She's addicted to things, and always will be. She's not embarrassed to tweet about it, which is very sad.
Pity Party said... 149 Didn't they get Furby's or something very similar last year?&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&& Figits. Fifty four dollars and ninety nine cents last year. This year, fifteen dollars at Walmart.
Readerlady-----thanks for the nice words concerning the under-the-weather kiddo. She has a head cold, no wonder, our TX weather is 75 one day, 40 the next, wind blowing from every direction, CRAZY!lolWe had a thunderstorm last night and most of the day, then it turned to a freakin' blizzard late afternoon! what a world what a world.and THANKS for the link to the free e books! I was hoping that link would be posted again. You just gave me a great Christmas gift-and it was FREE! (feel free to write a money saving blog about it)#readerladyisprettygroovy
All of you getting snow, I am JELLUS. No snow in Virginia east of the Blue Ridge. After present opening and visiting, we went to see LesMiz. Loved it! I think I love the Hobbit more, but Hugh Jackman should win an Oscar, that man is amazing! Go see it if you have a chance. Now we are off to get Chinese food for Christmas, inspired by A Christmas Story.
Gladys Kravitz has been in overdrive the past few days, with no pulling back on Christmas Day. I bet that every day Kate thanks her lucky stars that she lives nowhere near that woman, man, or whatever it is.
We have had a very quiet Christmas day. Sweet.Kate's materialistic reports create very unflattering images of her family and herself. Everyone...have some delicious leftovers!
Wowee, Milo tweeted Kate 10 times in 30 minutes. Weird, doesn't she have her own family and/or is mourning the loss of a family member?Merry Christmas everyone! We're about to take the rum cake over to friends' house for game night, visiting, laughing, etc., all things that cannot be bought but are priceless!
Kate's materialistic reports create very unflattering images of her family and herself.&&&&&&&&&&&&& It's also a braggart tweet, and not at all humble. Is she a poor, struggling mom of EIGHT with EIGHT kids to support who are lucky enough to get a few presents under the tree, or a celebrity mom who gives the kids everything they want? What persona is the flavor of the month? What about the sheeple who most likely saved their hard-earned pennies for some time and sent gifts to her, only to be thanked with a generic tweet? How are they feeling, knowing that these kids got so much for Christmas and that it really wasn't necessary to contribute to this "needy" family?Maybe they can't think logically about this. There are none so blind...
xxxxxxxx@Kateplusmy8 @Emeril do the kids get to see dad i hope they do i'm sure they would want tokateplusmy8@xxxxxxxx assumptions are very dangerous......
Twittering And Twattering said... 159 ''.....It's also a braggart tweet, and not at all humble. Is she a poor, struggling mom of EIGHT with EIGHT kids to support who are lucky enough to get a few presents under the tree, or a celebrity mom who gives the kids everything they want? What persona is the flavor of the month?''~~~~~~~~~~~KK's persona isn't a flavor of the month, or the week, or the day, or even three hours ago!! Her persona changes from moment to moment.
PatK, I am assuming that is a tweet from today. Even on Christmas, Kate can't refrain from kicking at Jon.Silence. Silence, Kate, if you can't think of anything kind to say. Silence.
PatK said... 160xxxxxxxx@Kateplusmy8 @Emeril do the kids get to see dad i hope they do i'm sure they would want tokateplusmy8 @xxxxxxxx assumptions are very dangerous......~~~~~~~~~That comment took my breath away! How DARE she make such a statement! KK is such a loathsome creature that I can't find the words to express my thoughts!!
PatK said... 160xxxxxxxx@Kateplusmy8 @Emeril do the kids get to see dad i hope they do i'm sure they would want tokateplusmy8@xxxxxxxx assumptions are very dangerous......***********Is this tweet from today....Christmas??
Tucker's Mom said... 164 ''kateplusmy8@xxxxxxxx assumptions are very dangerous......***********Is this tweet from today....Christmas??~~~~~~Yes
Weird, doesn't she have her own family and/or is mourning the loss of a family member?&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&She was away from Twitter for one day after her aunt died. Then she was back, happily tweeting once again.Wasn't there some speculation awhile back that Milo was somehow involved in getting Kate that beach house vacation? Interesting how Milo threw in this tweet today, just out of the blue:MiloandJack@Kateplusmy8 Good 4U! Savor the fruits of ur labor! I know how hard U worked2make this a "magical" yr N many ways! #StillLoveThatBeachVacayKateplusmy8@MiloandJack that beach vacay was the beginning of my epic saying 'I live tired' right @deannatweeting ? Such fun memories!
tishthedish1@MiloandJack @Kateplusmy8 @maylatason She did not provide 4 kids, its their money she is living on. Milo, u sent pres. too???miloandjack@tishthedish1 @Kateplusmy8 Get a gripe! The show is over! Kate is the sole breadwinner 4that family now! And NO 2ur other question.This is funny (besides getting a gripe!). Milo is getting a bit testy. So is Milo saying that the kids' money has all been spent? Where did it go? If so, then exactly what is Kate doing right now to be the "breadwinner" of the family? Her employment is with whom? If Milo thinks that the kids money has not all been spent, then Kate isn't the sole breadwinner of the family...she's been living off her kids' money.Milo does has a knack for shooting herself in the foot!
Joy....155:Oh, I am so jealous! Dying to see Les Mis. Glad to hear its a good one! No snow whatsoever up here in the Great White North. : (We live in the outskirts of Toronto, Ontario and it was SOOO mild here today. That's nice the rest of winter but always think of an ideal Christmas day as having new, white and fluffy snow....with sticky snow all stuck to the tree branches and window sills. Sigh. Maybe next year!Ramona.....163:I'm right there with you about that vicious comment! What a douchebag she is!!! That one LITERALLY made my jaw hit the floor. Just when I think she can't possibly be any more of a pathetic loser.......she manages somehow. Wow.She'll NEVER stop, will she? : /
Kate Gosselin @Kateplusmy8@xxxxx@xxxx I had an original. Talked in a closet at night.. Scary. Debatteried it fast... Nor looking forward to voices at night! This is a tweet from Kate about having an original Furby. Furbies came out in 1998 so that would have made her 23 when she had it LOL
Yes, it's funny how no one can answer just HOW Kate is making money to be the sole provider of her eight, YES, COUNT 'EM EIGHT, kids.If they've blown through the money the kids made by being exploited on tv, then certainly the money Kate made from her three craptastic books and short stint at Coupon Cabin must also be dwindling by now.So which money did she invest? Hers or the kids? The way I see it, it doesn't matter. When you're not pulling in a steady income, it's all going to be be gone eventually.Milo just needs to shut the hell up.
Aggiemom -- Glad to hear the kiddo has nothing worse than a head cold. Miserable and uncomfortable, but not too serious, thank God. ereaderiq.com is the most comprehensive of the freebie/cheapie listings. They have over a thousand books listed at any given time, and break it down by genre. You can sign up for a free daily eletter, choose your genres, and they'll send you a daily link to a couple of select books in each of your genres. You can always link to their main website for the complete listing. freebooksy is nice, too. They also have a free eletter and also list books for the other ereaders on the market. Two others I really like are http://blog.booksontheknob.org is another good one, as well as http://www.fkbooksandtips.com (the fk stands for free kindle, so don't get excited, LOL). There's some overlap among the blogs, but each one has some the others don't pick up. I'm glad I made your day! I can't believe KK is all but saying that the kids don't want to be with Jon for Christmas. I wish there were some way he could force her to keep her nasty mouth shut. I know he could probably get a court order, and possibly already has, but she'd never keep quiet. One of these days, it will bite her in the butt bigtime, and I certainly hope I'm around to see it. The damnable thing is she always stops just short. She didn't actually SAY the kids don't want to see their dad, she just strongly implied it, and that's what she'll point to in her defense if anyone calls her on it.
Disgusted said...This is a tweet from Kate about having an original Furby. Furbies came out in 1998 so that would have made her 23 when she had it LOL****I had an original one, too and I was a little bit older than Kate at the time. In fact, I had quite a few of them. I collected them, mostly the unusual ones. I'm not weird. I just liked them and never took them out of their boxes. I remember I paid $20.00 for one little guy, and when I decided to sell them that one went for $300 on ebay. That one became quite collectible. Had I known it at the time, I would have loaded up on that particular one!
Merry Christmas everyone. I'm in the white Christmas group here in Chicago! It's a crying shame Kate feels the need to parental alienate Jon on Christmas. I just feel sad about it at this point. Just sad. She's only hurting the kids. And she never considers that if that's true maybe that's because her parental alienation worked. Congratulations Kate. You were successful at something.
Where did she and the kids go for their donated beach vacation?
Kate is no respecter of a Christian holiday with the spirit of giving and kindness. She stomps her spikey heel into the soul of someone who did love her.She sacrifices the well being of her children to the demons of her anger and spite.Even on this special day, she had to be a brat.
PatK said... 160xxxxxxxx@Kateplusmy8 @Emeril do the kids get to see dad i hope they do i'm sure they would want tokateplusmy8@xxxxxxxx assumptions are very dangerous......~~~~~~~~~I guess the peace said that was between her and Jon was just a lie.-(like everything that comes from her fake teeth).She is truly a wicked evil sad b**ch who can't hold her own.
It's kind of sad that Kate can't hold her own and no tv company or wants her by herself.I all most feel bad for her...It's kind of sad that no sane man want her for her.I all most feel bad for her.And then she opens her mouth or tweets some thing and then I don't feel bad 4 her at all.
O.M.G.I'm surprised that anything that woman says or does shocks me at this point, but I have to say, she has sunk to a new low. Christmas is about love and giving. Kate doesn't know shit about either or those things, and probably never will. How dare she make that vile comment?Kate, I'm all the assumptions I wish to make, thank you very much. I choose to assume that your kids love their father very much despite your pathetic attempts to alienate him from their lives, and that he loves them in return, in a way that you will never know how to. Nothing you tweet will change my mind about that.Hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas!
I believe the longer she goes with out a TV offer to TV appearance offer.The more she going to blame Jon and she going to more evil toward him and the people that like him.
What I meant to say was, I'll make all the assumptions I wish to make. Lol, that probably makes more sense.
Kate does not take responsibility for anything that has gone wrong in her life. She has to blame others (e.g. Jon) for the cancellation of K+8. Given that its been over a year since the show was cancelled and Hollywood still hasn't called her, or perhaps even returned her many phone calls. Who can she blame? Jon had nothing to do with the cancellation. TLC cancelled because IMO they weren't making any money, she was difficult to work with, and they were looking for the next hot commodity (e.g. Honey Boo Boo). Which circles us back to who can Kate blame for Hollywood not giving her job offers.
Where did she and the kids go for their donated beach vacation? -------Gulf Shores, Alabama.
Working Woman hereAdmin I'm sure you are having a hard enough time narrowing down your list of Kate's worst moments of 2012, not trying to make it harder for you. But tonight's parental alienating tweet may be up there in her worst moments .I just can't get over it, and after years of watching her abysmal behavior, I'm not even sure why. I think it's because usually, when she throws Jon under the bus, it's subtle and passive-aggressive. Tonight's was sooo in-your -face and out of line. Somebody mentioned that the kids may want to be with their father sometimes and Kate responds that it's dangerous to assume?? WTF. Why should that be an "assumption"? They have a father who they love and who loves them, why wouldn't they want to see him too?She must hate Jon, really hate him to deliver such a low, unnecessary blow. Pretty soon she will be implying that his children do not love him and say that they have one parent.This just proves that those platitudes Kate tweets about loving and kindness are utter bs. I dont know how she lives with herself. Heartless, despicable woman.And that other tweet about her kids' presents and "the question is what didn't they get" makes her look like an obnoxious bragger.
Milo tweeted: @MiloandJack: @Kateplusmy8 So that begs the question...how is the furniture holdin up around there? :)Kate replies:@Kateplusmy8: @MiloandJack funny you should ask, I prefer to see the dings dents and scratches as 'memories' of their childhood. Enough said? ;)========================Dings, dents and scratches are "memories of their childhood"? I guess the peeling of the equator off the globe does not fall into that category. Why do I get the feeling that any ding, dent or scratch will lead to another round of the Spanish Inquisition? I'm not buying the whole childhood line of BS Kate. Nope, not buying it at all.
That should read: I'm not buying the whole childhood MEMORIES line of BS Kate.
We just watched dvr of the Dr. Who Christmas Special on BBC America. Very enjoyable. They showed the last ep of the prior season just before. Really good, forgot how much I cried when I saw it first time.I generally try to ignore Ms Kreider she is just so boring. I tend to not believe the twit and her twitter. I don't think she had the kids all day, or maybe not at all today. And children are not identical in their desires, likes and dislikes. Speculation: some or all of the children know what to say to placate the child abusing, dog neglecting, not that bright, boring person. They will tolerate their maternal unit, they will love their Dad.
Kate replies:@Kateplusmy8: @MiloandJack funny you should ask, I prefer to see the dings dents and scratches as 'memories' of their childhood. Enough said? ;)----------Yes! Enough said! Kate, you've said enough the day you began this tweeting nonsense (how long has it been?), and you just won't stop.
Admin...perplexed caused a need for cleanup on aisle 188!
Hi Remona! Merry Night After Christmas!I think it is hilarious, that insignificant mess in the aisle. Just goes to show how really baaaa humbug boring things are for some folks. I can't recall who pointed me to the recipe for home made dog treats, but I plan to try making some tomorrow.Way off topic: who has the dog that has seizures? For first time ever, I saw my Boston Terrier have a seizure last night. She was kinda out of it for a few minutes, then had all four legs going, then woke up and was kinda dizzy, and after five minutes was completely back to normal. I will call the vet in the am. Dog has been fine today. Any advice would be appreciated. I will check back in am.#hopeeveronehasagreatwednesdaytoo
Joy, I have an epileptic dog. Sometimes that happens only once. Sounds like a typical seizure and recovery. The worst for us is that the dog lets loose with everything from head to tail and is a snotty, pissy, poopy mess. Hetoo recovers quickly and is like'why am I getting a bath at 2 am?' We aim to get him in the tub when it happens so we don't have to clean the carpet. Good luck, feel free to ask any questions.Anonymous, chill out, no need to be so rude, for goodness sake!
All my family and guests have gone.Got the clean-up done about 30 minutes ago.Having a nite-cap while searching the web. My Christmas was fun...good food...good friends/family and good times playing games. So sorry I didn't tweet about how much my kids thanked me and told me I was the best.My kids didn't squeal with delight and in the same robotic voice, didn't praise me for being the best mother EVER.I was caught in the moment,and didn't even try to get away.I had nothing to prove to anyone.My Christmas was real...whereas kates was not.My memories will live on...kate will forget her lies in the next few days.Merry Christmas to one and all!
Hey Joy,My kid works in a movie theater and she worked xmas day, and she did not mind at all. So yay for the xmas movie goers who keep my kid PAID, thank you very much!!!#collegekidneeds$$
Poor troll, only coal in its dirty, rotten sock.
Admin, I know it's a pain in the neck for you and the staff girls (and pool and lawn boys), but maybe going on moderation for the late nights would eliminate some of the worst of the BAAAAAAAAAAAAAAing here.
Sleepless, thanks. I should have looked her vacation info up myself. Appreciate you!
Lbelle - looks like you are going to get your snow!!Out to do some Boxing Day sales - just for fun - but if I see something ........ it is mine, all mine - look out for the elbows lolKate's tweet yesterday has to go on the worst list - she sickens meHappy Boxing Day - enjoy all the leftovers
Happy Boxing Day!!I hope everyone had a good Christmas/Tuesday. We had a pleasant holiday here at the Bear house. Santa certainly spoiled us and I think the foster dog had a good first Christmas. She's a funny little thing, took all her treats and stashed them under our bed.I woke up at 3:45 this morning and could not go back to sleep. Hate that. But, I watched Game Change (better than I expected) and got caught up on 15 minutes - so not that bad. I am sure there will be a nap later today!khatie Irene needs to be slapped. And I selflessly volunteer my services. ;)
We had a pretty , wonderful Christmas with just enough snow...more to come though.Looked at Kate's tweets and agree, they sound greedy, noisy with shrieks, and a real slam at Jon.No pics though which makes me wonder....and how do you drive a BBB with 'authority/" Her word choice baffles me.
PJs Mom, thanks for the info about your dog with epilepsy. I took my dog to bathroom when she started and I thought she was just going to throw up. She was not incontinent, tho. She has been perfectly normal since it happened. I am wondering if she had ever had other seizures that we just weren't home to see. I will see what vet thinks. Hope everyone has a great Boxing Day, or just a good Wednesday!
Happy Boxing Day and Happy Day After ....Looks as if many of us are going to get snow bound today. If we get a little or a lot of snow -- it will be my excuse not to be out shopping for bargains this morning.
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