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Bachelor in Paradise Week 3 Part 1

Week 3 Part 1

BBs, this week starts out with everyone wondering where Riley and Maurissa are after they got back so late from their date! They’re in the Boom Boom Room people!!!

Chris (WHO???) and Chasen (ugh) arrive at the same time and have a double date card. They are already bros. They start chatting up the women then Chris chooses Jessenia and Chasen chooses Deandra for their double dates. The group goes to see an intimacy guru (which is quite forward for a first date ABC!!!). The men are told to blow air all over the ladies’ bodies and then they all act out positions from the Kama Sutra!!! I mean!!!

Mari tells Kenny she wants to be open to go out on dates. Kenny is not happy with this information. But then Demi pulls Kenny to talk and they make out. So don’t cry for Kenny, Argentina. Mari sees this and starts crying. She clearly wants to be able to make out with other people, but not let Kenny do the same!

Connor and Tahz are chatting when T tells Connor that Maurissa and Riley slept in the BBR last night! Poor Connor is devastated!!!

Natasha is frustrated that Brendan hasn’t even kissed her yet and it’s been a week! Lance Bass tells Nat to make the first move so she gives Brendan a massage and Brendan kisses her! Yay!

Joe gets a date card and takes Serena. They go to this dark room where there’s a Fake Dinner set up inside a Lucha Libre wrestling ring! They chat about wanting to be exclusive and then they don Lucha Libre gear and wrestle and make out.

Jessenia comes back from her date with Chris and breaks up with Ivan. Big mistake Jess! HUGE!!! Karl asks Deandra to chat because he has something to give her. They sit down and IMMEDIATELY Chasen interrupts trying to pull Deandra away. SO rude!!! Over and Over Chasen keeps showing up and lingering and poor Karl is just trying to give her this bracelet. So sad. In the end she walks away with Chasen.

Later there’s a bonfire and everyone is sitting around chatting. Demi brings out a birthday cake for Kenny and everyone sings. Then Demi takes Kenny up to a shelter where she’s hung a pinata and a Happy birthday sign for him. The pinata is full of condoms, natch. They make out some more. Mari gets ENRAGED and throws the cake into the bonfire! Mari confronts Demi, then Kenny, yet she still can’t see how this was of her own making!

Meanwhile, Thomas is putting the moves on Tammy. He says he wants to kiss her so she literally kisses him then straddles him on this daybed!!! Poor Aaron is watching the whole thing.

Demi takes Kenny to the BBR.

The next day is the Rose Ceremony. Women have the roses and 4 men are leaving.
During the cocktail party portion Aaron and Thomas are arguing on the beach.

And that’s where we leave off until tomorrow BBs!!! xo 🌹

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Bachelor in Paradise Week 2 Part 2

Week 2 Part 2! This week the ladies have the roses.

Lance Bass arrives to host this week. He sits down with the girls over mimosas.

Thomas arrives. UGH. He gets a date card from Lance. Thomas is a pretty man, though, but what a snake!!!

Thomas greets everyone but NONE of the guys from his season say a word. You can cut the tension with a knife! Thomas chats up the women and constantly talks about how big he is and his height and how he’s just a big teddy bear. Over and over. WE GET IT. You’re tall!!!

Thomas asks Serena on his date. She accepts, but goes and tells Joe about it before she leaves. Joe is so bummed.

Serena and Thomas go play on water toys and kiss. Serena is talking about how gorgeous Thomas is.

Meanwhile Riley arrives. Tahzjuan is ALL aflutter over him. Girl does NOT know how to act! It’s hilarious!!! Riley chats up all the women. Tahzjuan is really wanting to go on the date. But Riley chooses Maurissa for the date. Connor says he’s not worried, but he sure looks worried.

Thomas and Serena are on a beach picnic. She asks why all the guys hate him. Thomas is pretty honest about it, but he looks ridiculous in his tiny peach shorts. They go back to the resort and Serena seeks out Joe to talk. She tells Joe that she told Thomas that he needs to pursue other women. YAY!!!

Then Aaron, Tre, James, and Karl sit down to talk with Thomas. Thomas apologizes to all the guys and he’s sounds really sincere. I don’t buy it though. Because he spent some time on his date trashing Tre!!!

Serena tells the girls about Thomas talking about Tre so Tahzjuan sets off to find Tre and let him know. Thomas said Tre is emotionally immature. Not nice. So Tre goes and tells Thomas that they are no longer speaking.

Maurissa comes out ready for her date with Riley all dolled up. Connor keeps saying he’s ok but he looks seriously worried now. Riley and Maurissa go to a cafe where Lance Bass is waiting. There’s all this disgusting “food” like nose and feet and tongue. They have to answer a question from Lance or eat the nasty stuff. They play along and end up making out.

Back at the resort, Tahz decides to give it a go with Tre even though she was seriously crushing on Riley.

Natasha feels like something is missing with Brendan. There’s no chemistry.

At Fake Dinner, Riley and Maurissa are talking about how she REALLY needs reassurance & Riley says he can provide that.

Back at the resort, poor Connor is waiting up for Maurissa. But she comes back with Riley and they go to the Boom Boom Room!!! Poor, poor Connor.

Until next week my BBs!!! xo 🌹

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Bachelor in Paradise Week 2 Part 1

Welcome to Week 2 Part 1 BBs!!! First of all, the Almost Paradise theme song is back! Wooo!!!

Demi arrives chock full of confidence and gets a date card from David Spade. She chats up some of the guys and makes a big splash on the beach with her arrival. Demi asks Brendan on her date and he accepts. Natasha is BUMMED!!! Demi and Brendan go ride jet skis and appear to have a bunch of fun! They sit on the beach to talk and make out. Immediately after they kiss, Brendan tells Demi he wants to talk to other girls & “we’ll see if our paths cross again”. Demi is super bummed feeling rejected by Brendan! Her anger is brewing!

Back at the resort, rumors are FLYING that Brendan is actually in a relationship with Pieper!!!

Victoria P is chatting with James but can’t remember his name and keeps referring to him as Jordan. COME ON VP- it’s not a hard name to remember!!!

Karl brings in a date card for Jessenia, who asks Ivan to go. At their Fake Dinner they are getting along so well and bond over talking about race. I love that even on a frivolous show like BiP, ABC doesn’t cut out the deeper conversations. Ivan tells Jessenia his rose is for her. They are too cute!!!

Demi comes back to the resort PISSED & in short order finds out about the Pieper rumor.

Brendan walks in after Demi (which was weird. Plus it’s night now, what have they been doing???) and sits down next to her. Brendan says there’s no relationship with Pieper. Interesting….. the whole beach is buzzing about the triangle.

Natasha pulls Brendan for a chat. Brendan says he has the strongest connection with Natasha. Brendan & Natasha go walking down the beach in front of Demi. Demi is in tears (of frustration more than anything else I bet) because she’s in jeopardy.

Meanwhile, Tammy is saying that Victoria P is manipulative AND that she has a boyfriend back home!!!

Next Day-

It’s the first Rose Ceremony tonight and with the addition of Demi, there are 4 women going home.

Serena C (when did she even get here??) goes and kisses Aaron, who’s been canoodling with Tammy. This doesn’t sit well with Tammy so she goes and jumps on top of Aaron and they make out.

Tahzjuan gets all upset when she sees Victoria L (the goddess) talking to Tre so she confronts her about it. This sends Victoria over the edge and now she’s crying.

Tammy tells James that Victoria P has a country singer boyfriend back home. James then asks Kelsey about the boyfriend because Kels lives in Nashville like VP. James confronts VP who is BIG TIME defensive and talking in circles. Then VP goes and confronts Tammy & Kelsey about it but won’t let T or K talk. VP then tells James goodbye and leaves Paradise. She admits in the car that she has love at home. She’s acting like she got one over on everyone. Weird.

Now Demi and Kels are battling for James’ rose.

Rose Ceremony

Since VP left, 3 women are going home. Wells officiates.

Ivan gives his rose to Jessenia

Noah to Abigail

Joe to Serena P

Connor to Maurissa

Tre to Tahzjuan

Karl to Deandra

Brendan (who’s sporting a short sleeve dark mustard colored mock turtleneck in Mexico in the summer heat!!!) to Natasha

Aaron to Tammy

Kenny to Mari

Then, just as James gets called up to hand out his rose, Kelsey is a sweaty mess and she’s fanning herself and saying she may pass out. They get her a cool towel and some water and she feels better in a few. Demi feels like it’s a ploy to get James to notice Kels. Who knows???

James to Demi (sorry Kels! )

Going home- Victoria L the goddess, Serena C, and Kelsey.

See you BBs back here in a mere 24 hours!!!
xo 🌹

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Bachelor in Paradise Season 7 Premiere

BBs!!! It’s time for my favorite guilty pleasure, I mean, show of the Bachelor franchise- Bachelor in Paradise! Or BIP, if you will. It’s the season 7 premiere and in place of Chris Harrison, we have David Spade as our host! My only complaint so far- where is the Almost Paradise theme song?!?! It was so perfectly cheesy!!!

Let’s get into the cast for this season:



Karl (UGH)

Serena P




Victoria (was Queen, now self proclaimed Goddess)


Kenny (40 years old, arrives nakey as a jay bird!)

Kelsey (the girl who sprayed champagne all up her nose and over her face on Peter’s season)

Connor B (Cat man)


Grocery Store Joe (💜)

Abigail (first deaf Bachelor contestant. Too sweet for BIP)







Wells Adams (the bartender)

Immediately, Joe is having second thoughts about being here. After everyone arrives and starts drinking, David gathers everyone and has Wells explain the rules. There are 10 guys and 12 girls this week and the guys have the roses. You must be in a “relationship” by the rose ceremony or you get sent home.

That night Abigail gets the first date card. Yay! She takes Noah (who’s thankfully shaved his pornstache!!!) and they go to Fake Dinner in a place that’s surrounded by tons of pinatas. Abigail warns Noah she likes to move slow. Good luck with that in Paradise, girl! But Noah moves in for a kiss and they make out. So much for moving slow!

David checks in with Wells and finds out that that night sees the most makeouts of any season’s first night! Who’s kissing who?

Connor & Maurissa

Mari & Kenny

Aaron & Tammy

Tahzjuan & Tre

Abigail & Noah

Joe & Serena

They all think they got the first kisses in paradise! Ha! Sidebar, Tahzjuan actually went out on a date with Tre’s uncle and kissed him! SO weird!!!

The next morning Demi arrives (love Demi!!!) with a date card. But we’ll have to see who she takes on the date next week because that’s it for this episode!!!
xo 🌹

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Bachelorette Finale

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It’s the finale BBs!!! I managed to stay away from social media long enough to watch the finale today without spoilers!

We have Kaitlyn and Tayshia in coordinating metallic lamé dresses hosting After the Final Rose. We cut back and forth between AFR and New Mexico. In NM, Katie is devastated over Greg’s departure. Justin and Blake (ew) are the only guys left now. Kaitlyn & Tayshia tell J&B about Greg leaving and that they will be able to go straight to Fantasy Suites.

Blake is up first. The day part of the date is Blake and Katie winging water balloons with food coloring (??) in them at each other. Then they got in a hot tub for a bit.

Fake Dinner

Blake tells the story about when he realized he was in love with Katie. Not a v romantic story. It was when K scored a goal in street hockey. Told ya. Blake is verbally fumbling around then finally says I f’n love you to Katie. She says I f’n love you too. Swoon! So romantic!!! 😂

Now, keep in mind it’s been a mere 24 hours since Katie was DEVASTATED over Greg! But she’s in love with Blake?? Hmmm. I’m no Blake fan but this feels forced.

The next day Katie says goodbye to Justin. Justin takes it really well and is v classy about it. Cut to AFR when Justin is in the hot seat. He’s in tears. Says he feels like he was just still there by default. 😢 But things end well enough because they show a montage of Justin’s facial expressions and it is hilarious! And he leaves on good terms with Katie.

Back in New Mexico Blake gets to meet Katie’s mom and aunt. Mom is supportive enough, but Aunt Lindsey is TOUGH on Blake AND Katie. It’s hilarious how she just skewers Blake. Aunt Lindsey is a treasure!!! Blake is all stressed out because of the aunt.

A couple days later, a V V nervous Blake sits down to look at rings with Tayshia. Blake is stressed and nervous and unsure. Meanwhile Katie is getting dressed & ready for an engagement. If I were a betting woman I’d put my money on there NOT being an engagement.

Katie’s in a low cut green dress with sheer panels and she looks pretty, but like a figure skater. She’s walking to their engagement area getting the dress all dusty.

Tayshia and Kaitlyn show up to greet Blake and Tayshia says “This could be a fantasy ending for Katie or a COMPLETE NIGHTMARE.” Oh the drama!!!

Blake says “This is a scary day”. FOREBODING!!!

Blake arrives and walks up to Katie. Katie gives her speech then Blake gives his. He drops to one knee and, to my astonishment, proposes!!! She says yes and they hop on horses and ride away!

Back to AFR

Greg comes out to the hot seat. Katie comes out to confront Greg and walks right past him and sits down. No hug. She is PISSED. And, should she be? I mean, didn’t she find her person with Blake (ew) and now she’s supposedly all happy and engaged??

Katie says Greg was never ready for an engagement and “You used me for the exposure and the acting practice!” and “When Greg left, so did everything I felt for him”. WOW. I mean!!! Greg looks all blindsided and he apologizes over and over but K is NOT swayed!!! If I were Blake (ew), I’d be feeling pretty weird about the whole thing!!!

And that’s it until next week when we are in Paradise BBs!!! BTW, Thomas is there! UGH!!! xo🌹

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Bachelorette Week 9

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It’s time for Hometowns BBs!! With Michael’s departure last week we only have 3 hometowns.


Blake is from Canada so he (or rather some poor production assistants) set up a Faux Canada where he and Katie drink syrup, and play darts and hockey.

That night Katie and Blake go meet up with his family. Blake’s mom in tight leather pants!!! His sister and brother are there too. He admits he hasn’t told K he loves her yet.


Justin is from Baltimore so they eat crabs and ride in a horse drawn carriage.

Justin’s parents couldn’t come so his 2 best friends are there. Each BFF sits down with K to chat. Justin also hasn’t said I love you yet but at the end of the night he says he’s falling in love to K.


Boy, Katie sure does trust that these guys are strong because she runs and jumps on each one when greeting them!!! Greg is from New Jersey so they eat Italian Ice and pork rolls, go fake surfing, and play basketball (something he did with his late father). At the end of their day date Greg even makes it fake rain on them!

Greg’s Mom, brother, and best friend have come for Hometowns. Greg tells all three he’s totally in love and Katie is the one!!! At the end of the night he tells K he loves her and she doesn’t/can’t (??) respond the way he wants. Things get really awkward. Greg’s super frustrated and K doesn’t/can’t give him much reassurance.

The next day Greg goes to Katie’s room to tell her he’s leaving. They argue a bit about the night before and Greg is just spiraling. He’s in tears and practically begging for K to quit the show and run off with him. Meanwhile K seems a bit cold and standoffish, though she is shedding a few tears. I don’t understand what’s holding her back! Justin?? Please, they don’t like each other enough for this. Blake??? Good Lort I hope not!!!

Greg says he’s done and walks out. After a beat, K follows him to the pool area where he’s sitting. She asks him to stay and G says I’m not happy here. I’m done here. And he walks away! K goes up to her bathroom and cries. Kaitlyn arrives to talk and K says she just wants to go home.

And that’s the end of the show! They say next week is the season finale so we’re not seeing the typical Fantasy Suites/ last dates/ meet her parents days we normally see!

Until then my BBs!!! xo 🌹