Happy Friday everyone! After taking last Friday off to celebrate National Scrapbooking Day, I am back today with my second edition of Friday Faves.
For those who are new to Friday Faves, my Friday Faves posts are an opportunity to share a little bit more about some of my Faves that show up on my Faves layouts.
Each Friday here on the ol’ blog, I’ll be sharing all the deets behind one of my current
obsessions faves: what it is, why it is oh-so-rockin’ my world right now and why you should love it too. These faves may or may not be scrapbooking related (in fact, I can guarantee they won’t all be) but I can guarantee they will be fun and hey, you might even discover a new fave of your own!
In my first Friday Fave post I featured my love for Pinterest, but for my second Friday Fave, I am going to leave the computer and scrapbooking world behind and delve deeper into my
love obsession with reality tv and chat about one my absolute favorite new shows…
Pregnant In Heels
If you’ve never seen or heard of this show before, Pregnant In Heels is a docu-drama on Bravo which follows the life of British-born (with one of the craziest British accents I have ever heard, haha) maternity fashion designer Rosie Pope as she navigates her role as a Maternity Concierge.
What’s that? You’ve never heard of a Maternity Concierge before? Prior to this neither had I. (But then as a non-Mom, I’m not exactly up to date on all the hip maternity trends, haha)
Based on what I’ve gathered from the show, the role of a Maternity Concierge largely equates to meeting any and all demands her rich New Yorker clients throw at her no matter how crazy or bizarre they may seem.
And to do so without laughing. Which is tougher than you might think.
Most of demands are fairly innocent: helping a woman get over her fear of needles, baby proofing apartments, putting on a charity maternity fashion show.
But some of the demands definitely sway toward the more bizarre…
Like the woman and her “work” husband (aka her gay husband & NOT the father of her child) who wanted Rosie to prepare a proper British tea lunch so they could ask her boss, who happened to be a British Lord, to be her baby’s godfather.
Or the parents who wanted a focus group of experts created to help them name their baby. Just like you’d name a new product.
Or the zookeeper who wanted a maternity painting done of herself. On top of her beloved pet horse. Naked. (The husband pretty much summed up the hilarity of the situation when after the surprise painting was revealed he casually said after 10 solid seconds of silence, “THAT was definitely not what I was expecting.” It was awesome. LOL)
Why Pregnant In Heels Is Awesome
In keeping in the same vein as another fave show of mine, Private Chefs of Beverly Hills, the real magic of Pregnant In Heels for me is while Rosie’s clients clearly do not see how crazy their demands are, Rosie most certainly DOES.
Although always the pinnacle of professionalism, the look on her face throughout the show definitely shows her true feelings. I imagine if we could hear her inner dialogue, the majority of the time it would be something like, “OMG, you have GOT to be kidding me. She can’t be serious, can she?”
And that my friends makes for some awesomely hilarious TV.
Now I’ll admit, there are moments when I feel a wee bit bad laughing at all these pregnant woman. I’m sure all those hormones can do crazy things to you. But I think I can safely say that if I ever turned into a Pregnant-zilla (Mom-zilla?) I can pretty safely say I will have no desire to have a portrait painted of me. Naked.
And because I felt this new pop culture FAVE of mine deserved to be documented, I even created a fun little layout featuring a brand-new kit from Melissa Bennett called Retro Chic:
If you’re a fan of Amy Butler’s fabric, I think you’ll definitely love this kit because the pattern papers have the same color and pattern vibe as all her yummy fabric.
And that brings us to the end of today’s installment of Friday Faves.
I’ll be back next week with my list of the top 5 struggles of digital scrapbookers based on your responses on this post. Of course you can go read through the responses for yourself but my post will awesomeness. And a chart. Haha.
Anyone else ever seen Pregnant In Heels? Did you find it as awesome as I did? Let me know in the comments! And feel free to share a FAVE of your own too.
Pregnant In Heels airs Tuesdays 10/9c on Bravo TV
**Disclaimer: Any and all products from Sweet Shoppe Designs are given to me free as part of my work as a SugarBabe at Sweet Shoppe Designs. But I will only ever recommend products I love and think you would love too.