What did you think of episode THREE of Jillian and Justin?? Everybody was saying how episode three was their fave but I still think the first episode is my favourite, nothing can compete with Leo being born … but getting engaged is a VERY close second! LOL!
I like this episode but when Justin and I were talking about all the photoshoots and the house I thought I was being frivolous and totally ridiculous … maybe I’m being too hard on myself but watching yourself from the outside puts everything in a new perspective! LOL! I have to say, when we were building the house (and even now, in the decorating phase) I based a lot of my decisions on how things would look in photos and what YOU guys would think … I know … it sounds crazy, but I wanted to make sure everything was perfect. I thought building and designing our own home would be SO much fun… but with everything else I had on my plate, I felt SO much pressure. I felt like people were expecting something AMAZING from me being the host of Love It Or List It Vancouver and because my followers over on Instagram kept saying they couldn’t WAIT to see the house and what we did with it. So I guess I took all of that to heart and kind of started basing my decisions on what other people would think rather than what would be best for our family. Kind of ridiculous now that I watch it back …
Alright … moving on! Let’s talk Justin now! LOL!! I’m sooooo freakin proud of Justin and The Stockwell project, when I first met him he was a pro snowboarder and then he transitioned from that to Scrub Captain and from there I watched him evolve into this amazing project. I know how hard it can be to find your place career wise so it’s a pretty awesome thing to watch someone find their way! I’m so happy he’s not only able to work alongside his dad, Paul (who Justin says I’m SO much alike!! LOL!!) but also for the fact that he can do it here in Kelowna!!
Speaking of Justin, I felt bad for him in the cookbook scene as I hope people don’t think he isn’t supportive of me and my career … he certainly IS BUT he also recognizes when I’m taking on too much whereas I just get so excited about things that I tend to run around like a chicken with my head cut off saying YES to ALL THE THINGS until I literally don’t even have time to breathe!!
The last time Tori and I worked together was when we had our online business, Charlie Ford … we worked really effing hard and we got so run down and burnt out and it flopped and it the meantime it broke down my relationships with Justin AND Tori so I know where Justin comes from with his hesitancy about the cookbook!! BUT thankfully we learned from this experience and we are taking a WHOLE new approach to this venture and we are so FREAKING EXCITED about it!! Guys … can you believe it?! A COOKBOOK!! EEEPPP!! It’s probably going to come out early next year … Tori and I are still in the process of shooting it! I. CAN’T. WAIT.
Then that leads me to our engagement!! If you missed the details of our engagement on yesterday’s blog, click here to check it out!! This part of the episode gives me all the feels and makes me laugh my ass off! You can tell this show wasn’t “produced” the way other reality shows are, solely based on the fact of what I was wearing that morning!! People were probably wondering where my cute little Christmas morning PJ’s were when in fact I seriously LOVE sleeping in my ginch and a tee!!! And then me coming out in my underwear … LOL … SORRY FOR THE SIDE BOOB PEOPLE!!
It took me so long to actually say YES to Justin because I was in such shock about what was unfolding right in front of my eyes!! I honestly didn’t think I was getting a ring anytime soon … I feel like our relationship is pretty unconventional from me being proposed to on national TV … which put a TON of pressure on Justin and then us having the house and then Leo … things weren’t lining up how the “typically would” LOL!!! I’m so freakin happy that unfolded how it did though … so so grateful!!
Anyway, I think I’ve rambled on long enough!! LOL!! OMG you guys … next week is the fourth and FINAL episode of Jillian and Justin!! I can’t believe this little journey is almost over already!! Make SURE to tune in at 10pm on W Network next Wednesday!!
Until then …