The Bachelorette Desiree — The Finale!!

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As you probably remember, Desiree had her heart broken last week by Brooks the Finger Baby. She sobbed, he told her he basically forgot she existed any time she wasn't around, she begged him to stay and told him that he was going to win and she didn't want anyone else. Between that, and what I read on Reality Steve (yes, I read spoilers, SUE … [Read more...]

The Bachelorette Desiree ~ Finale Part 1

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Tonight Part One of the "Shocking Conclusion of The Bachelorette"... The television event of the summerrrrrr. We are promised tears, betrayal, unexpected twists...   I know it will all be a major let-down. But still I watch.   Let's discuss. Des is in Antigua. We are forced to look back on Des's … [Read more...]

The Bachelorette Desiree — Episode 9 (The Men Tell All)

BACK ROW: BRAD, ROBERT, KASEY, BROOKS, WILL, BEN, JUAN PABLO, MIKE R., BRIAN, CHRIS, JONATHAN;MIDDLE ROW: DAN, BRYDEN, ZAK, DREW, MICHAEL, ZACH, NICK M., BRANDON;FRONT ROW: DIOGO, MICAH, LARRY, DESIREE HARTSOCK, MIKEY T., JAMES, NICK R.

Here we are, ladies!!  The Men Tell All. Sometimes I really get bored by this episode, but I have to say, I was really looking forward to hearing from Ben, James, and Bryan. And seeing Zak.  Love Zak.  Next Bachelor, please?? The episode opened with Chris reminding us of all of Desiree's trials and tribulations.  Lies!!  Cheating!!  Not … [Read more...]

The Bachelorette Desiree ~ Episode 8

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  Hometown Dates my Homies! Since my beloved Juan Pablo is no longer on the show, this recap will be muddled with undertones of disappointment and regret.   Let's all have a moment for Juan Pablo. OK.   The episode this week opens up in Dallas, Texas with Zak practicing his sketching. Des meets him and … [Read more...]

The Bachelorette Desiree — Episode 7

BACK ROW: BRAD, ROBERT, KASEY, BROOKS, WILL, BEN, JUAN PABLO, MIKE R., BRIAN, CHRIS, JONATHAN;MIDDLE ROW: DAN, BRYDEN, ZAK, DREW, MICHAEL, ZACH, NICK M., BRANDON;FRONT ROW: DIOGO, MICAH, LARRY, DESIREE HARTSOCK, MIKEY T., JAMES, NICK R.

The episode opened in Madiera Island, Portugal. Brooks was first up for a one on one date with Des.  They hopped in the tiniest car ever, and took off.  Brooks asked where they were headed, and Des replied..."on a trip". Nice, Des.  Thanks for the insight. As they headed down the road, Brooks expressed that he was nervous about the date.  … [Read more...]

The Bachelorette Desiree — Episode 6

BACK ROW: BRAD, ROBERT, KASEY, BROOKS, WILL, BEN, JUAN PABLO, MIKE R., BRIAN, CHRIS, JONATHAN;MIDDLE ROW: DAN, BRYDEN, ZAK, DREW, MICHAEL, ZACH, NICK M., BRANDON;FRONT ROW: DIOGO, MICAH, LARRY, DESIREE HARTSOCK, MIKEY T., JAMES, NICK R.

Barcelona!! The episode opened in Barcelona, with Desiree providing some inspiring words about the city -- It's full of LIGHT!!  A great place to fall in LOVE!!  Well...duh.  Considering that most of us fall in love over pasta at Olive Garden, I'm not going to argue with you there. The men were drinking beer together, trying to hide their … [Read more...]

The Bachelorette Desiree ~ Episode 5

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So here we are... in Munich.   The men arrive riding an underground train.  They all declare Munich the most romantic ever. Chris Harrison makes his first appearance of the show, stating 3 dates, 3 roses...a one on one date, a group date and the dreaded two on one date.   Their suite in the hotel was predictably gorgeous.  … [Read more...]

The Bachelorette Desiree ~ Episode 4

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So is anyone really on board with this season? Are we invested yet? I have to say...it's not my favorite. I want a better villian...Ben's not cutting it.  I want less use of the word "hopeful" and more use of the word "drama"... But anyway...   The episode opens to CH getting his contractual face time.  Declaring in his fully … [Read more...]

The Bachelorette Desiree — Episode 3

BACK ROW: BRAD, ROBERT, KASEY, BROOKS, WILL, BEN, JUAN PABLO, MIKE R., BRIAN, CHRIS, JONATHAN;MIDDLE ROW: DAN, BRYDEN, ZAK, DREW, MICHAEL, ZACH, NICK M., BRANDON;FRONT ROW: DIOGO, MICAH, LARRY, DESIREE HARTSOCK, MIKEY T., JAMES, NICK R.

Chris Harrison arrived with a date card.  Ben was immediately apprehensive because he "has a target on his back" which is code for "I'm a giant jerk who will hang around just long enough for ratings". Am I the only one super disappointed that he is this year's villain?  His son is so adorable!! Anyways.  Chris, wearing his finest plaid shirt, … [Read more...]

The Bachelorette Desiree ~ Episode 2

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Hey guys, so do we care about Des's search for love yet? Did you know she's super hopeful?  Did you know that she feels like a princess??  I  mean, did you know that she sketches??? This whole experience for her is making her dreams come true...did you know that????  Also, have you ever known someone's life to be so amazingggggg? It's … [Read more...]

The Bachelorette — Desiree {Episode 1}

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Episode 1 opened up with Desiree pulling up to her Bachelorette Pad in a little sedan.  Really, Chris Harrison?  No Limo???  Perhaps the producers blew the transportation budget on business-casual button downs for Chris? That was mean.  But seriously -- does he own any other kind of shirt?   T-Shirts, Chris.  They're a whole big thing. Of … [Read more...]

The Bachelorette ~ The Finale

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Hey! So I am assuming that all of you watched the finale and saw our Jef take the final rose. There may or may not have been water dripping from my eyeballs.  Not whole tears, just a little moisture. Fine.  There were tears.  That dang Jef is so stinking cute I couldn't help myself.   So let's talk about how he got to the … [Read more...]