Monday, December 28, 2009

OK, you know how some people

...don't like you?

And you have to act all cool like you don't care that they don't like you even though you really do?

And you act all tough pretending it doesn't matter to you one way or the other because you can totally take them or leave them?

How do you learn that?

Because I am need of that particular skill at this particular moment.

And it's because of Pioneer Woman.

I'm trying not to be a hater here...I'm all filled with glee over her big success an all...

...but I don't understand why she doesn't like me.

I tried and I tried and I tried to win her Christmas giveaways. Each day I went out there with the other 20,000 people or so and put up my little comments, confident that each and every day would be my day to win.

But was it?

Noooooooooooooooo...

I mean, seriously. The last drawing there was only like 15,312 people and did I win?

Noooooooooooooooo...

She doesn't like me, I tell ya. I don't know why. Really. I'm fun. I'm clever. I can channel vintage TV personalities (not sure who, actually, but I know I could if I put my mind to it!).

I think perhaps she feels threatened by me...after all I put up so many amazing recipes. Who can forget my recipes for snacking almonds...or my stupendous recipe for dulce de leche!

Yea, that is definitely the reason.

But somehow it's not making me feel better.

I had planned to use one of my Borders gift cards from Christmas to order this... But now because PW doesn't like me I will have to order this instead... And somehow that just doesn't seem fair.

Cool recipes or learning how to deal with rejection?

Really, I am so sad I have been forced to this decision.

But I need to find a way to cope with the obvious dislike she has for me.

Because if I can't...

I will continue to eat all the Christmas sweets...

And soon my fingers will be too fat to even type an entry into a PW giveaway...

Not that I would even enter again in a million years...

Because when people don't like me I don't like them either.
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oh...and, by the way, she's not having a giveaway today.

Not that I checked.

Sigh.

34 comments:

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Can you imagine having that many blog visitors? The pressure to perform would kill me...lol

Melissa Miller said...

LOLOLOL! Oh you are hilarious Jenny!

PW's blog is so cute and I don't have her cookbook yet either....:)

Drama Queen said...

I am so sure she's jealous of you - that's it. You nailed it. It was the dulce recipe - the one that we all were like, "What the heck IS that stuff, anyway?" recipe that did you in.

You were a shoo-in before that, I'm sure.

Wanda said...

I bet you didn't go there today...you're not very convincing Jenny, but you are funny and I like you!

Cassie said...

Well after learning from your last comment on our blog, I'm sure it's because you eat Pam cooking spray. What else could it be?

Brenda said...

You crack me up! I just entered a couple of the PW giveaways in the last month no wins here either. But I did get her cookbook right before Christmas and tried the Enchilada recipe last night. You might go the forgiveness route and get the cookbook. They were really really good.

Lemonade Makin' Mama said...

LOL I hear ya babe. But I'm convinced it's just because she likes us sooo much that she isn't picking us. We have to look at this with the glass half full attitude.

Plus, Jana won the icecream party last Summer, so I know people DO win...

Just not her favorite people.

Right?

Noelle said...

ok, i live in the dark ages and never even HEARD of a blog until six months ago. i had a BORING dead end job that forced me to surf the internet all day. one day i googled "country home decor" and up came her blog. i was smitten...and i kept going back day after day after day for two straight months. i read everything...each and every archive post. and it was several months later...when i started doing blog research and creating my own blog that i realized what a celebrity she is. no wonder she never answered my comments or emails! so...i check her out once in awhile but never comment and almost never enter her contests. because i'm like you...i like to feel like my comment is read and matters. otherwise, my little old feelings get hurt. now, i flock to you instead. like a moth to a flame. hope you don't mind. ;-)

Jana said...

Aw Jenny, you have pure and refined awesome skills, Pdub leaves me feelin a bit loserish too, but when I start doing giveaways I know you'll win one, since there odds arent so steep=D

Bird learning to fly... said...

Jenny,

What a fun post!! You put a smile on my face...but I also feel your pain... :D

Thanks for stopping by at Bird Crafts, and for the cool comments! I hope your daughter likes the link :)

My name is PJ. said...

You know, I don't enter most giveaways because, well, I don't dust anything new.

That being said, I can enter a giveaway where only 25 people throw their names in a hat and still not win.

Thanks for helping me understand that nobody likes me. You're sweet like that!

Diana said...

Oh Jenny, it is clear that Pioneer Woman is living in the past. It is obvious that she just can't keep up with the changing times. So don't you fret. She probably knows that she wouldn't be able to keep up with you and all of your modern conveniences. She has a fear of the unknown. So just move on Jenny. She can't keep up with you!
Love Di

Julie Schuler said...

I think you need to start channeling Charles Nelson Reilly, or maybe Nipsey Russell. I bet that would work.

Meg said...

You crack me up! Thanks for the kind words and the confidence in my crafting ability. I am getting a little more confident as the days fly by, but I am deffinantly still a beginner! Maybe I will change the subtitle of my blog some day...we will see! Thanks for coming by and feel free to peek in from time to time to see if I achieve my crafting goals.

xoxo~Meg

Aunt Amelia's Attic said...

you... are... so... cute!!!!

^_^

Kimi@SoManyKids... said...

I cannot imagine in a zillion and a half years having that many visitors. Honestly I'd pee my pants. I get over 12 comments and I'm bragging to the husband, lol.

Jacky said...

Too funny!! I {might} have also entered all those giveaways, breathlessly waiting to see my name listed...she must not like me either. ;)

Thanks so much for your sweet comment, Jenny, and for following my efforts at The Sweetest Petunia. It means so much to me! :)

Together We Save said...

You are to funny... I enter contests all the time, I am yet to be a winner. LOL

Terri and Bob said...

Sigh... I feel your pain. I even played my cancer card once, thinking it would help me win... nada.

Busy Bee Suz said...

This is so funny....I feel for you. I hope the self help book helps you get out of your funk. :)

fairfieldhouse said...

You are too funny. Now that you've mentioned how many visitors she gets in a day, I hate her too. Now excuse me when I go back to my blog and check my stats -- I believe I'll hit 3 today -- woohoo!!!

Papillon Bleu said...

He!he!he!
Nice to meet you funny lady!
I am pleased you have joined my little dolly world and hope we won't disapoint you!
Thank you for your nice compliments.
If you want my opinion, I don't know this PW, but she surely is jealous or something...yes...it must be... something...
X

Diva Kreszl said...

Hi Jenny! I found my way to your blog via PJ from 'Seens From the Backs of My Eyelids' and I'm so glad I stopped by to visit...you made me laugh today, no small task I tell you!!! I know it may not make up for PW but I LIKE YOU!!!

Fairy Footprints said...

I am so glad you stopped by, I hope you had a wonderful Christmas, and you have an incredible New Year.

Take care.

Blessings,
Heidi

laterg8r said...

what a mean lady! LOL!

Jennifer said...
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Jennifer said...

Ha, wow. Hope she finally turns around for ya! Thanks for you kind words on my blog! :)

Renae said...

So Funny!! You always put a smile on my face! :)
At least you won in our giveaway! And it's all cause you are special and we love ya!! :)

Linda said...

HA,HA! I love your posts, you are hilarious! I thought you were serious at first. Who wouldn't like you :) Thanks for the laughs.

Jen said...

Oh, I SOOOO needed this laugh today! thanks much! You have a great sense of humor! What a gift. Thanks so much for all you thoughts and prayers for John. He is feeling better today!

Christy said...

you are quite funny!
i am your newest follower

Kristen and Sean said...

Hey Jenny - do you know I looked at that very cookbook this Christmas season in the bookstore and then was very chagrined to discover that Pioneer Woman is not at all what I had pictured all this time! I was imagining a nice Grandmotherly type who was stirrup up amazing meals in her....ahem.....log cabin....and such. Instead, she's this hip and stylish young woman. Whoa! Anyway, I think that's why she doesn't like you - she's actually very jealous because you're so much hipper than she! ;)

Deborah Ann said...

Yer killin' me!

I love the funny spin to this post, but I can also relate to someone not liking you. It happens to me all the time. What's up with that? I like myself!

Melinda Cornish said...

you are hysterical woman.....everytime I read your blog I get a stomach ache from laughing....I never know where your stories are going to go.....