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Friday, January 22, 2010

A Real Housewife Is Down and Dirty


I was talking to a friend of mine today about his addiction to "The Real Housewives of Orange County" This led to the conversation about what is a REAL honest to goodness housewife...

On the "Real Housewives of Orange County" they make a mockery of women in Orange County - I live in Orange County and I personally do not know one friend that has 2 nannies and a housekeeper to help with her three (3) children..... Nor have I ever attended a Botox party - and (I can honestly say - I never will) I don't work out everyday - many days I don't wear make up.... I don't have a personal trainer..... Never had an affair.... and I have never had plastic surgery...

I believe I am the typical and REAL Orange county housewife.... I am usually wearing something comfortable..... I have hundreds of balls in the air at any given time... My husband, my children, and my God come first.... You'll see me juggling a career - paying the bills, taking the kids to school - sports - friends homes - making dinner - cleaning the house and trying so hard to have quality time with the husband....

A typical housewife - loves her family.... her friends... Her main concern is providing a loving and healthy home for her family..... being a friend... helpmate... and lover to her husband... A role model, mother, and someone her kids can trust. A "Real" housewife is real - down and dirty real.... has your hair in a ponytail - breaks your fingernail - screaming lunatic (at times) real....

So my dear fellow "women" blogger friends - I bet if you look in the mirror - you will see a Real Housewife too..... Here's to the REAL women of the World..... The Real Down and Dirty Housewife......

These women are NOT the typical housewife.... funny..

7 comments:

  1. I've never seen that show, but that doesn't sound too real!

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  2. Real housewives don't watch Real Housewives of Orange County. LOL! I am ever the smartypants, huh?

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  3. Love it! Way to defend the REAL women of OC!

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  4. Yes, they don't seem like the typical or real housewives anywhere in the United States! They are crazy, spoiled, unrealistic housewives, maybe, but not real.

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  5. I've never seen ANY of those shows, so I watched the clip -- and I agree with what Amo up there said... I don't know any REAL housewives who act like that!!

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  6. I had never watched the show either - after talking to my friend - I watched a couple clips and determined there is no way these "women" are real housewives....
    Thanks for the comments!~
    Love to you
    Kelly

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  7. I dropped in on this show a couple of times, and it seriously makes me ill!

    Yes,these women are in no way REAL!!

    I'll take my juggling several responsibilities, pressures of a housewife and Mom any day over the superficial, phony and LONELY lives of those folks!

    Okay, stepping off my soapbox now...

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