The VIP Club Roundup – 14th Edition


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*Tap tap tap* Is this thing still on? Are we still here? If we are, it appears that we have avoided the apocalyptic predictions of the Mayans. Of course, the day is not over so it could all go to hell at any second. But, for now I guess we are safe. So, “Happy Not the End of the World Day!” You know that means? It is also “Happy First Day of Winter Day!” To be honest, I’m not completely sure that we lucked out on that one.


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After you’ve done that, sit back and get ready to be wowed! You know we like to bring the awesome sauce up in this joint, so prepare to have your socks rocked off!


Sandy HookAll kidding aside, we are participating in the national moment of silence today for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy which took place one week ago. Being parents of two young children, we have been both deeply saddened and disturbed by this senseless act of violence against these innocent children and the adult heroes who attempted to protect them. It is with heavy hearts that we observe this moment of silence between 9:30 and 9:35 A.M. E.S.T. Please join us as our website will go “dark” for these 5 minutes in honor of those who lost their lives. For more information, you can go to



Now, on with the show…

Here is a listing of our swank posts from this week:




Search Terms

Here are some of the interesting search terms that brought people to our website this week!


  • people being stupid
  • why save for retirement if you are just going to die – I hope you weren’t counting on the Mayan prophecies or you may have a problem
  • einladung 40 vip – OK?
  • rich as a lannister – You know I always love that one!
  • emails from craigslist just the title of my ad nothing else
  • cheap ass stuff for christmas
  • do i suck at work or is my job toxic – Possibly both?
  • pretty nice young sisters ass for christmas – Ummmm…I told you to quit contacting us. Holly’s ass is not for sale!



What is Holly Obsessed With This Week?

This week, Holly is obsessed with living. She really hopes that you are reading this right now and that all of the Mayan predictions aren’t true. She’d be totally bummed if she missed out on the sweet vacations she has planned. Just to make you jealous, here is a photo of where we are going. Read it and weep…or something…


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Top Posts of the Week

Here are some of our favorite posts from the week:




Whew! I know there are others out there that I forgot to write down. If I missed you, I’ll try to get you back next week!



Thanks to everybody for all of their awesome support! If you’ve made it through this far, you deserve something nice. How about heading over to our VIP Club page and picking up your button? Will that work?

Thanks again, and we hope you have a great week!!!


  1. Glad we’re all still alive so far =) Thanks for including our musings!

  2. Thanks so much for including my post.! Where is the vacation spot in the picture? It looks very relaxing.

  3. OMG!!!!!
    I’m alive this morning, and thankfully around to give y’all props for including me in this week’s round up! Cheers, and if we don’t talk before than…well Merry Xmas!!

  4. Thanks so much for the mention guys! I have to admit, that picture does look quite nice, especially with 6 inches of snow on the ground here.

  5. Sweet toes.

    For my enjoyment I hope someone took the “end of the world” thing too far again. I love it when people sell everything and go off the deep end about this stuff. It’s sad for them, but provides minutes of entertainment for us….and isn’t that what life’s all about?

  6. I wonder what people are going to blame for all the apocalyptic nonsense not coming true… Well, I’m sure someone will think of another scary story for 2013.

    Thanks for including Grayson’s post here!

    “cheap ass stuff for christmas” – because we all want that :)

  7. Thanks for the mentions, especially about my interview with Veronica. I really appreciate it. I know you will enjoy wherever that tropical paradise is. Enjoy!

  8. Thanks for including me in this week round up. I’m glad the world didn’t end today but I did wake up to a couple inches of snow and 40 mph winds.

  9. Hope you guys have a great weekend as well!

  10. Woo hoo still here! Glad we didn’t open presents last night. Thanks for mentioning me.

  11. Looks like some great posts! I will put them on my list to read this weekend.

  12. Thanks for inclusion, I am in good company. Every ten years there is some prediction that is unexplainable that the world will end. I suspect a different motivation, 15 minutes of fame!

  13. Thanks for the mention mate. The holiday photo looks nice.. vibrant and fun-filled unlike the drab, boring days we see here.. ba humbug.. haha! Happy Holidays Mate to the both of you! Mr.CBB

  14. I’d love a tropical vacation right now! Ahhh…have a great weekend!

  15. Joanna @ Our Freaking Budget says:

    Yes, that beachy picture did make me jealous! That looks pretty darn perfect right now… although, I’m pretty sure no one would want to see my pregnant self in a swimsuit, so it’s probably for the best ;)

    You guys have fun!

  16. Thanks for the mention — also, just curious, polling the audience, when they write “for all you singles out there,” who is actually in that demographic? Anyone?

  17. Those search terms crack me up! That last one is just ridiculous, what post are they clinking through to? Happy Friday!

  18. Ha interesting search words! I’ve heard of so many people who spent their life savings because they thought the world was going to end yesterday. WOW!

  19. I’m happy to be alive! That search on “why save for retirement if you are just going to die” really cracked me up. That’s a good question.

    What place was that photo taken because it looks wonderful!

  20. Glad we are all alive. To soon to not be anymore. Thanks for doing a moment of silence for the kids. I still can’t get over it. It makes me so sick.

    Hope you have a great holidays with the family.

  21. Awesome that you guys participated in that moment of silence! It’s such a tragic thing that happened, the nation mourns with the people of Connecticut.

  22. Thankfully, we survived the “end of the world”. Congratulations to all of us! Have a happy holidays!


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