Sippin’ Tea After Dark: No Topic Off Limits [Open Post]

Posted on Apr 1 2016 - 6:46pm by Editor
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  • Nick’s daughter

    I realize we have a 2 -3 hour time difference between All of us…Please pardon me 😶 —
    Tapestry can you please reply to me Here on Sippin Tea/Open Post on Fri. April 1. Then, I will be happy to put the recipe here in response to you!! I truly have wanted you to have it since Last weekend!! Am here Now, it’s dinnertime in CA 🍴. 💖 🐶

    • aemish

      What recipe!!

      Hi, Nick’s daughter (* ˘⌣˘)◞[_]♥[_]ヽ(•‿• )

      sorry to pop in and out but I have a feeling that will be something of a routine for me this evening.. nice to meet you though *smooch

      Give Tapestry my love if I miss her..

      • Nick’s daughter

        You bet I will, aemish!! Nice to see you, I 💗 that ‘artwork’ you made w punctuation…esp. the smiley at the end w a little arm 😉 it’s so cool!!
        Smooches back to you 😘 !

      • Nick’s daughter

        Oops, you asked about the Recipe. I made a Simple asparagus casserole Last Sun.& posted the recipe on Open Post Tues. Night. One commenter Did get it, but tapestry didn’t yet. It was my Mom’s recipe, it’s still on there 3/29 w LVP photo at the top & a picture of my dish is showing up in the Post!! 1st time I did that, successfully. Yay!!

        • Contessa Bel Raven

          Found it. Looks amazing. Looking forward to making it. I bake more than cook lately cause I hate cooking for one. Baking I can give away lol. I an trying to lose some of the extra weight i’m carrying but in a healthy way so I’m starting to make proper meals. I did make an Alfredo sauce spinach lasagne the other night (can’t eat tomatoes).

          • Nick’s daughter

            Thanks!! Congrats on your healthy eating! You made a lasagna alfredo?? My mouth is watering, it sounds amazing & delicious!! How nice of you to share the things you bake…
            I love tomatoes, Am able to eat them, However, I have GERD (have to watch our for acidic foods & cannot drink any juice anymore (*very little 😐) & also lactose-intolerant, so have to drink Lactaid milk & cut down on cheeese (& I love cheese). A few other restrictions, but I am managing it!

        • Contessa Bel Raven

          The thought ran through my head “Congrats on losing your pic posting virginity” but then I was like where did that come from? . Realized the “coming up” at the end of Potomac they were using the virgin jokes. LVP is not the manipulator, they are lol

          • Nick’s daughter

            😂 I am laughing on Sat. Afternoon, I just saw this, lol!
            LVP “made me post” my recipe & first photo EVER that appears ‘right side up’ so Yay!! & thanks to all who were interested, It made me feel happy to share with you!! 😊

          • Contessa Bel Raven

            Can I use fresh asparagus in the recipe? Living in farm country I usually get locally grown asparagus.

          • Nick’s daughter

            Yes, you can substitute fresh…my only concern is that it needs to be cooked “tender” before you bake it in the oven…😊. I hope you Enjoy it!!

    • Contessa Bel Raven

      Recipe? I’m always looking for good recipes…..just saying lol

      • Nick’s daughter

        If you like asparagus, I shared Super easy/4 ingredients Recipe that was my Mom’s Asp. Casserole. Click on Nick’s daughter (*my name in blue), scroll til you see the casserole in the Oven pictured. OR Go to Sippin Tea/open post on Last Tues. 3/29 cause other people Also shared pics/recipes that night. Lots of talk about OJ mini-series & also yummy Food post!! 😉

        • Contessa Bel Raven

          I LOVE asparagus!!!! Ever had it done on the BBQ? Going to look now…

        • aemish

          You had me at casserole. lol

          veggies and bread crumbs and bubbling cheese.. oh my!

          • Nick’s daughter

            I hope you try it & like it, aemish! There are rarely Any leftovers!! 😉I just end up with an empty Corningware dish & I want More while I still have Romano cheese left…☺

          • aemish

            (乂ღ˘⌣˘)ノ♥ヽ(ˆ⌣ˆ)ヾ

          • Nick’s daughter

            You are very good at that!! ☺Thanks for sending your drawing to me! 💕

      • Nick’s daughter

        I am happy to share the one I posted, so I replied to assist you in finding it…please let me know if you got it? Thanks!!

    • tapestry10

      Honestly, you could have posted it any time. But I’m here now.

    • tapestry10

      Never mind, I found it. Thanks! Happy April Fool’s Day.

      • Nick’s daughter

        You are welcome!! I am glad to hear from you! & yay! So pleased you found it, 💕tapestry…I love aroma in the kitchen of melting, bubbling Romano cheese! Am reading this on Saturday @lunchtime 😊.

  • Good evening all! Happy Friday.

    • aemish

      Hey Seussie! (ɔˆ ³(ˆ⌣ˆc)

      • Hey there Ms. Aemish! How are you this evening?

        • aemish

          Prettay, prettaay, pretty good :p

          Gotta pee though! lol brb

          • Hurry!!! LMAO!

          • Nick’s daughter

            That’s funny-she’ll BRB, 😉 we hope!

    • Contessa Bel Raven

      Hi Suessero. Happy Friday to you!

      • Hi Contessa..same to you!

        • Contessa Bel Raven

          It’s definitely better now day is drawing to a close

          • Nick’s daughter

            You deserve a Break today!! Glad it’s over for you now!! Eat something, you’ll feel better soon…I hope to hear.

          • Contessa Bel Raven

            Thanks for reminding me I bought some choc yesterday. I don’t eat it often but I do love a good piece of it now and then.

          • Nick’s daughter

            Me, too!! I love a square of Ghirardelli chocolate, 🍫 the one w caramel filling. Also, the white choc. Vanilla Bean that I can only find @holiday-time! What is your favorite choc. To indulge?? Glad you had a sweet treat on Friday! ☺

          • Aw sorry, it’s been one of those days. Well, TGIF to ya! 🍸

          • Contessa Bel Raven

            I did have a glass of Australian Moscato with dinner so feel a little better. Lol it was a special occasion and I gave up some meds to do it but was worth it. Plus y’all always make me smile if not outright laughing. I’ve learned not to eat or drink while reading comments after too many incidents of having to clean my screen after lol

    • SassyMcAsspants

      Happy Friday, Seuss!

  • Nick’s daughter

    Happy Friday, happy April!! No April showers from me ☔ & no pranks…Just wishing All of you a happy, fun, relaxing weekend!! If anyone wants to talk about their day, I am here & glad to lend an 👂ear…How was it??

    • Contessa Bel Raven

      Do you want the good, the bad or the ugly… Actually it’s more the bad, the worse and the even uglier lol. Am so glad this day is almost over

      • Nick’s daughter

        My day was ridiculous.
        Problems w the ice maker/Not making ice. It’s snowing in the freezer ❄. Smartphone, not being very📲 Smart…so You Go ahead…
        Let me hear, please What went on-
        Good, bad, ugly, I am Ready!! 😊

        • Contessa Bel Raven

          Leaky plumbing, son planning a wedding with fiancee and her family but not his own, getting colder not warmer, had to be up early to move furniture I’m not supposed to be moving (China cabinet among them) to access phone jack in order to have my internet installed. All these contributions to worse pain and fatigue. Thanks! I do feel better getting that out.

          • Nick’s daughter

            Oh, just whoa…that is a Lot on your plate & on your mind, Countess!! I am with you on the pain & fatigue (so sorry, we are matching on those). I just bet You are not supposed to be moving any China cabinets…is Anyone around to help you?
            So, you are MOG (*mother of the groom) Congrats! Hope your son & his fiancee Will include You as they are planning their wedding!
            How awful, leaky plumbing – gets messy & expensive quick. Hope it doesn’t continue over the weekend!
            🌞 here’s some sun & April flowers 🌹🌷🌻 Glad you feel better after venting! 😊

          • Contessa Bel Raven

            My son doesn’t understand my hurt about not being included in the wedding planning. I find out things accidentally. Nothing has been set in stone re: booking the church/reception hall or anything else. Yet he won’t change the date even knowing it’s the family reunion in Jamaica that weekend and most of the family have already committed to that. I was excited because I was going to go as a 50th birthday present to myself but I need to be there for my son. Even if he is being hard headed lol No, I’m alone and have to do most things myself. I’ve gotten very picky since breaking the cycle of abuse on my life so not even a boyfriend to get things moved for me. I hate finding out that I have pain and fatigue in common with people. I wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy.

          • Sandy Wood

            Contessa, this is only a suggestion, and it may or may not work…have you considered inviting son, fiancee and her family to lunch or dinner and having a casual discussion about wedding plans.
            If nothing has been finalized yet, the fiancee and her family may be very happy to accommodate long standing plans for reunion…they may be totally unaware of the situation.
            If the bride’s family are footing the bill for wedding, your son may feel he just has to go with the flow and not make waves.

          • Contessa Bel Raven

            Nope. They are aware. My son and his fiancée are paying for the wedding so it’s not that. My son doesn’t want to listen to anybody even if they are right or have his best interests at heart. I’ve learned to be very careful how I word things with both my sons (older one has Borderline Personality Disorder). I let him know how I felt and am working on letting it go because I know it won’t change things. He’s always put friends before family. I need to pick my battles and it is their wedding not mine.

          • Sandy Wood

            I’m sorry about that, all you can do then is plaster on a happy face and go and enjoy the wedding. Good luck, and hope you’re feeling better soon.

          • Contessa Bel Raven

            Thanks Sandy. I’m going to do that. Still going to give myself a trip as a treat for my 50th. Will just have to go somewhere warm sometime over the winter instead.

          • Wimbledonwoman

            Where the rum is the local brew . Mount Gay is a firm favourite in this house. My 78 year old Bajan neighbour has a rubber arm when she comes in for a tipple.

          • sideof Sour Cream

            you think you have it bad? my leech of a neighbor has a hollow leg. 😉

          • Wimbledonwoman

            a human carafe ……… X

          • Contessa Bel Raven

            West Indians always seem to have a rubber arm when pouring rum lol.

          • Wimbledonwoman

            I am a born again West Indian then …. Xxx

          • sideof Sour Cream

            Take the high road every chance you get. Agree and smile and say “sound’s good, where do you want me?”.
            Your son doesn’t HAVE to listen to anybody and isn’t that great? You raised a boy that is not taking the abuse you did. Be proud of that.

            When he needs real advice he will come to you. Just bide your time.

          • Contessa Bel Raven

            I always try to take the high road even with my kids. I don’t hold onto the hurt. I express how I feel then work on letting it go. Maybe I need to teach a HW’s class on that philosophy lol

          • sideof Sour Cream

            just from reading your posts today Contessa, I think you have a wonderful philosophy. I admire it, 🙂

          • Contessa Bel Raven

            Thank you. It took a lot of years/mistakes to get to this point lol. I find the only one that really gets hurt if I hold on to stuff is me and that it affects my physical/mental health. So I work on letting go the hurt/grudge without putting myself in the position to let that person hurt me again.

          • Wimbledonwoman

            Sorry I don’t want to butt in but I felt so sorry for you reading your post . May I just say, I can see how hurt you are but the wedding is just one day, just keep the mask on and try not to let them see your hurt. What happens after the wedding is most important and new brides can be bitches as they seek to assume their position in the hierarchy.

          • Contessa Bel Raven

            She is a sweet girl and I actually like her. She is the first girl he’s dated who gives as much as he does instead of taking advantage of his giving nature. I have no worries about her turning into a bitch with me. ☺

          • Nick’s daughter

            Yay – you’ll soon have a sweet daughter-in-law. Glad to hear she is Not a Bridezilla!!👰 We are all hoping this turns out the Best Possible Way for you & your whole family!! You are doing Your Best, {{gentle hugs}}. Please keep me posted…

          • Contessa Bel Raven

            Thank you. Lol I think my son is a more the Groomzilla when it comes to the wedding. Lol

          • Wimbledonwoman

            Oh good. I have 1 son and I adore him and it is my biggest fear … Xxxxx

          • Contessa Bel Raven

            I have found that even when I don’t like the g/f I bite my tongue and smile. Eventually they will come to realize what you see and end the relationship sooner instead of digging in their heels to prove you wrong. Always be nice to the girl is my motto. I try not to get into their relationship but am always there to lend a listening ear. Hard to do cause we love or son’s so much. Of course this is just what I have found to work for us. Keeps my relationship with my son’s intact and that is really my main concern.

          • Wimbledonwoman

            Good advice and I think you have it nailed. He has only had one serious relationship and I was heartbroken when he ended it , it took me longer to get over than him. I think you sound like a very stand Decent woman X. Our boys aye ….

          • Nick’s daughter

            Oh, here’s Hoping hard-headed son will reconsider & change the date.
            You seemed to be Really looking forward to your family Reunion, in Jamaica – which would’ve made 2 upcoming happy occasions for you.
            Of course, you need to attend your son’s wedding. At the same time, I don’t like knowing you aren’t in on the fun planning of their wedding!!
            I happily included my Mom, her Only time as MOB. I reached out to my MIL, it was her youngest son, + last wedding in her family… her ‘participation’ was very minimal, We both were disappointed…
            I agree 100% that with you re-your statement on pain & fatigue, It is 24/7, every. Single. day & some days are Better than others, I say, it’s ‘what I have, not who I am’. Because, like you, it changed my life & made a lot of things “different”. But, now we have bonded, dear Contessa. If I can do anything to be helpful to you – please let me know. I will include you in my thoughts & prayers. & I’ll watch for your comments! 😊 Wishing you Better days ahead 💜, Nd

    • Thanks ND! Same to you.

  • ANewDay-ForEvryLemonTheresALie

    I tried asking this question on another site and the post kept getting moderated/deleted. I was wondering if anyone knew what happened to Travis? He used to do fri or sat night trivia, and then he was gone. Poof! Not sure if he passed or something happened because every time I typed his name, my post would go into moderation and disappear. Anyone know?
    Also, happy Friday.

    • Contessa Bel Raven

      That’s prob because it was all a big hoax. Big kerfuffle awhile back so that name is taboo!

      • ANewDay-ForEvryLemonTheresALie

        Do you mean his cancer was a hoax????? If so, holy sh*t. Are you serious? This sounds like a storyline from Brooks or Lymes HadidFosterHadid. If this is true then I guess he was banned and his name triggers a moderation alert lol That is sad though, as a lot of people were concerned for his well-being. Thank you for the info because it was driving me a little mad.

        • Contessa Bel Raven

          Not just that but the whole Ethan thing too.

          • ANewDay-ForEvryLemonTheresALie

            That is really sad. A lot of people were really supportive. I was asking partly because I really hoped nothing bad happened to him. What an asshole. Thanks again for the info.

          • Contessa Bel Raven

            That’s one of the things that made it so bad. And of course it was at the height of the Brooks fake storyline so it doubly hurt. Good thing that came out of it was thar many of us were introduced to thus awesome site.

      • Wimbledonwoman

        what happened to Dakota bay? I must say the post where Travis’s organs were failing in the high dependency unit and yet he managed to tell Ethan something along the lines of ‘ tell Dakota I will always love her …..’ Was priceless , oh and the tincan prayer vigil ( I think it was called that ) ….

        • Contessa Bel Raven

          DB claims to have been duped as well. Some believe her and some don’t. It was a real mess.

          • Wimbledonwoman

            Oh I didn’t know that . I still do chuckle about Ethan and Travis’s though. At one point Ethan posted a pic of ‘travis ‘ .

          • Contessa Bel Raven

            I believe they were lifted from someone else’s FB page if I am remembering correctly.

          • SassyMcAsspants

            His FB page seemed super phony. There were a lot of “likes” for stuff he said to be into and all that, but then there seemed to be no connection to a sister he claimed to have a strong relationship with, etc., and yet was linked to a place where he was supposedly employed. A lot of the dots didn’t really connect, lol. That was all some odd shit. The E/T histrionics were funny-not-funny, for sure. I’m sure DB’s around, with a different screen name, she seemed too desperate for any form of friendship, which is a bit sad. C’est le vie.

          • Wimbledonwoman

            Oh was that proven ? But Ethan and Travis were on and the same – yes? What is sad about it is that it makes one a little suspicious ,of possible multiple accounts . If people want to have 2 identities that’s fine but I do wonder why ? On a lighter note I reckon Travis had watched housesitter too many times and had in his / her mind the goldie hawn scene where she related to step martin’s ex how they had fell in love when the bandages were unwrapped from her face…

          • 📉 Snarky in Hoboken📈

            Some also have more than one (obvious) additional account while roaming around different places….for some reason.

          • Wimbledonwoman

            Very strange. They must be very lonely.

        • 📉 Snarky in Hoboken📈

          Good day WW!

          Hmm …good question.

          I’m just happy I can recognize DB pretty damn fast.

          • Wimbledonwoman

            And a good morning to you SIH. I loved all your posts at the time uncovering the shenanigans . How can you tell , do you think s/he is on here. I do think there are a few suspect posters on here? 🤔🤔

          • 📉 Snarky in Hoboken📈

            Yes.

            As my British Nanny used to say…

            Beware of strangers that seek or wish to supply “Mother’s milk”

            Needy/manipulative working an agenda attempting to groom…with the knowledge of what has worked in the past.

            The entity can only get so far. People only get credit as innocent casualties one time….

          • Wimbledonwoman

            Fucking hell, you think something could be going on here on this site . I need to look more closely. You have just scared the shit out of me .

            Funnily enough I have spotted some inconsistencies in some comments and have thought ‘hhhmm that doesn’t make sense ‘.

            Actually I wish disqus would add a marker to a commentator’s tag to identify if a single or multiple account at same IP address .

            Your British Nanny sounds like she was a pretty smart lady who street smart and wouldn’t take shit. That is such a wise warning, I have never heard it before but it is very powerful.

            You know what, I wouldn’t be surprised to hear one of the housewives of OC use that expression next season … Now wouldn’t that be interesting ……….?

            I do en

  • Contessa Bel Raven

    Question: I just watched the latest Potomac. What the hell is wrong with these women? I just can’t even fathom that they are serious about some of the things that come out of their mouths. I may not be rich but I (along with my friends) have more class in our little pinkies than these women. I can’t even give them a “Bless their hearts” cause I’m too busy thinking WTF?

    • Nick’s daughter

      They don’t deserve “bless their hearts”!! Have you Ever seen such nonsense from the mouths of grown women who behave worse than children on a playground?? They are FAR from fabulous, bad wigs/bad weaves/bad manners & always talking about etiquette, hahaha, Really??

      • Contessa Bel Raven

        They would not last one minute with my parents. I was taught manners and how to conduct myself on public. You don’t air dirty laundry and you sure as heck don’t show your ass on tv. Lol I was more thinking the bless their hearts that comes after shade is made or tea is spilled lol

        • Nick’s daughter

          Well, I will say, in that case -They NEED you to “bless their hearts”. You are very kind, go right ahead…bless Them all!! 😉 I retract saying, they don’t deserve it, they Actually Do!!😊

          • Contessa Bel Raven

            What they need is a slap upside the head to get their thinking straight

  • Is anyone watching Billions on Showtime?

    • 📉 Snarky in Hoboken📈

      I’m in the market for a few new shows.

      You like?

      • Hey Snarky! I’m hooked. Showtime produced a very smart show. I love it.

        • 📉 Snarky in Hoboken📈

          Hi Doc!

          Awesome! I never heard of it & will have to check it out!

          • I just looked on Youtube and the have episodes. Here’s episode 1 (Pilot)
            https://youtu.be/5l3YxGMPXck

          • ANewDay-ForEvryLemonTheresALie

            Thanks Seuss, for a teeny, tiny free weekend lol

          • You’re welcome!

          • Wimbledonwoman

            Oh I will take a look at that, thankyou for the heads up x

      • D u i lama

        Have you seen Shades of Blue? It is quite good. The season Finale aired last night which reminds me to watch my recording.

      • Wimbledonwoman

        Forgive me I know I have mentioned this previously but You have the ‘night manager ‘ starting in April , it’s is fantastic . It finished here last Sunday , omg , edge of seat . Politics and arms smuggling . Apparently Hugh Laurie (aka Richard Roper ) stayed in character on the set and scared the shit out of every one. The locations , clothes are to die for, apparently Roper’s Home in the drama is the most expensive privately owned house in Spain …… And to those who may have missed it here is Tom Hiddleston again . He was at Easton at the same time as William and Harry

    • aemish

      Do tell Seussie!

      • I just posted episode 1 below to Snarky…check it out.

    • ANewDay-ForEvryLemonTheresALie

      Haven’t seen it, as I don’t have Showtime. I’ll check it out on a “free weekend” that they sometimes have or I’ll wait for it to come out on Netflix. Showtime I think is finally catching up with HBO on quality shows. Shameless has always been great, but Ray Donovan and that Scottish one? (where the lady goes back in time) have only been out a couple years. Not enough good original programminmg to justify the cost.

      • Contessa Bel Raven

        A lot of the extra channels are not worth the extra cost for the one or two shows you actually want to watch. I don’t even find regular cable is worth the cost and gave that up awhile ago. Now that I was given an android box I watch more shows.

    • Contessa Bel Raven

      What’s it about?

  • D u i lama

    Why does she always make her face like that?

  • Contessa Bel Raven

    Night y’all. Thanks for letting me vent. Heading to bed now to sleep perchance to dream but no nightmares in which any of the HW’s make an appearance unless Lisa and Ken are adopting me 😄

    • Sandy Wood

      Sleep well Contessa, lol at adoption prospects.

      • Contessa Bel Raven

        You as well Sandy when you get three.

    • Good night CR!

  • Bonitaaa

    Has anyone saw the story of Tammi Roman of BBWLA, SAD ASS recent brawl on the streets out in front of a Fashion show Anniversary Party in Tujuanga California?….. It’s just sad this old Bitch still trying to look young, and hang out with women young enough to be her daughters.

    Please go look at the story and pics of her on Media Take Out sight……. it’s soooooooo SAD.

    Its SAD that old bishes over 45 and 50 (not really old, but make themselves look old trying to look and act 22) think because they loose weight and can fit a Junior size outfit that they still look young. But NOTHING can keep your OLD A$$ FACE from looking like Morticia Adams and your thighs and butt from sagging, looking like sponge Bob Square Pants…….. Ladies PLEASE accept your age, grow old gracefully and hang around women your OWN age, not girls young enough to be your daughters, and acting like your still in middle school….. She’s a DUMB OLD TRICK

  • KKLS30

    So apparently Vicki and Tamra were in an ATV roll-over accident. Both taken to the hospital, later released and luckily have no major injuries. Bravo was filming which means we will be subjected to whatever god awful sounds emitted from Vicki during and after the accident.

    • 📉 Snarky in Hoboken📈

      Maybe that’ll be a good lesson for the both of them not to mess around at all while driving any sorta vehicle.

      They both act like total clowns screaming & screeching & thought it was hilarious when Vicki was plastered…driving that golf cart in Mo’orea last season…like it was a bumper car.

      They probably just continued to scream to & through the hospital…totally obnoxious as usual.