Friday, March 29, 2013

Extra Extra Read All About It

Who knew that being an extra was such hard work?!  I feel like I ran a marathon last night (not that I've ever run a marathon, but I 'm thinking you would feel somewhat like I do right now).  

I think the biggest challenge was the fact that I was dressed for the hottest summer day in Charleston for 6.5 hrs when it was actually 45 degrees outside.  Yes, we were outside the entire time.  I was clinching and shivering so much that my body got an intense workout.  Who needs a massage?  This actress does! ;)

Was it worth it?  Yes.  

Would I do it again? Probably.  

I have to admit a silly little error on my part.  When I received the original e-mail with it's 50 million instructions, I thought it said $58 dollars/hour.  I was floored.  That means $300 of my own?  Mama's bringing home the bacon!?  Yes sir sign me up every day!  

I found out that it was actually $58/day when I got there.  That comes out to about $7/hour.  Womp womp.

Teensy weensy bit of a difference there, wouldn't you say.  Oh well.  It was for the amazing experience, not the money (or so I keep telling myself).  

I shot scenes with these two beautiful people.
Cam Gigante filming a boating scene on the Reckless pilot in Shem Creek.
Georgina Haig
I hope everyone has a wonderful Easter weekend and Spring Break next week (if you haven't already had it).  

We will be gone...again...for Spring Break.  I have some great news, though.  Natalie, Christina, and Caycee will all be guest posting next week while I'm away!  I can't wait to see what goodness they're bringing to Baby Mama Juice!

p.s.  Why do I drink Baby Mama Juice?  Because the contractor we hired to convert the storage room to the play room is stiffing us.  Lovely.  Why do people suck?


  1. What a cool experience! I have know a couple people who have done that..they said the same thing :)Have a great weekend!

  2. Celebrity status, woop!!! Oh yes, I've got to get that post to you stat!

  3. Sounds like you had an interesting day. So, where you gonna spend that $58? Hope you have a great Spring Break, and I look forward to reading your guests' posts.

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  5. That is so cool- and dang they need to pay extras more money. Cam is so darn hot. Can't wait to hear more deets in person. Have a lovely Spring Break!

  6. Hope you are having a great time on Spring Break! I also was an extra this past might be seeing me on May 3rd! It was such an amazing experience. I would totally do it again!...not for the money of course!


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