My Ditzy Bridget Jones Moment – Plus, a Bridget Jones’s Baby Prize Pack

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If you’ve ever seen Bridget Jones’s Diary then you probably remember how imperfect Bridget Jones was. She would drink, smoke, say inappropriate things, and was quite clumsy. Bridget Jones was the perfect example of a normal woman. She wasn’t the perfect, well-kept woman that we were so used to seeing in Rom Coms back then. She was actually a breath of fresh air, if you ask me! I think that we can all relate in some way. I’ve had plenty of “Bridget Jones Moments”. My most recent one will make you giggle. 

My Ditzy Bridget Jones Moment - Trust me, you're going to laugh!

My Bridget Jones Moment

So, for the past few months I’ve been going every other week to get my nails painted at a local salon. Each time, I get a Shellac nail color because the gel polish lasts way longer than regular polish. Since I received a gel polish manicure kit for my 20 Things For Women in Their 20s guide, I decided to skip the salon this week to save some money. I thought, “Oh, I’ve got this!” I bought a gorgeous nail polish that I’ve been dying to try out and followed the instructions in the kit for doing my own manicure. With gel manicures, you use a UV light to cure the manicure and you use base gel coats and top gel coats. Well, thinking that I know it all, I decided that I could use a regular nail polish and just use the two gel coast and I’d be fine – boy was I wrong. 

My Ditzy Bridget Jones Moment - Trust me, you're going to laugh!My nail polish literally started MELTING! Yes, MELTING. Haha. I felt like a dummy. I tried correcting it by adding more coats – nope. That didn’t work so well. And with a gel manicure, you can’t just wipe the polish off with nail polish remover. Basically, I’ve been walking around with a jacked up manicure for the past week. Do I have a picture of it? NO! I don’t have a picture because if there isn’t a picture then it didn’t happen.That’s my most recent Bridget Jones moment – what’s yours?

Bridget Jones’s Baby – In Theaters 9/16

So the entire reason I am bringing up Bridget Jones is because there’s a third movie in the series coming out – Bridget Jones’s Baby! Okay, I’ll let you fangirl, hyperventilate, and squeal for a few moments… 

You good? Okay, great! You have every right to be really excited because not only is Renée Zellweger back on the big screen for this Romantic Comedy, partner in crime, Colin Firth is back! They have also brought in the Rom Com legend, Patrick Dempsey. Basically, there’s going to be lots of love, lots of laughter, and a BABY! Seriously, I hope this is the start to a few more movies. Read all of the details below.

Oscar® winners Renée Zellweger and Colin Firth are joined by Patrick Dempsey for the next chapter of the world’s favorite singleton in Bridget Jones’s Baby.  Directed by Sharon Maguire (Bridget Jones’s Diary), the new film in the beloved comedy series based on creator Helen Fielding’s heroine finds Bridget unexpectedly expecting.

After breaking up with Mark Darcy (Firth), Bridget Jones’s (Zellweger) “happily ever after” hasn’t quite gone according to plan.  Fortysomething and single again, she decides to focus on her job as top news producer and surround herself with old friends and new.  For once, Bridget has everything completely under control.  What could possibly go wrong? 

Then her love life takes a turn and Bridget meets a dashing American named Jack (Dempsey), the suitor who is everything Mr. Darcy is not.  In an unlikely twist she finds herself pregnant, but with one hitch…she can only be fifty percent sure of the identity of her baby’s father.

The much-anticipated third installment of the Bridget Jones’s franchise welcomes fellow Academy Award® winner Emma Thompson to the cast.  Longtime collaborators Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner of Working Title Films produce alongside Debra Hayward.  Universal Pictures will distribute Bridget Jones’s Baby in North America and select international territories.

My Ditzy Bridget Jones Moment - Trust me, you're going to laugh!

Win a Bridget Jones Prize Pack

To celebrate the release of Bridget Jones’s Baby, I am giving one lucky winner a Bridget Jones’s Baby Prize Pack! I want to help you take your girl’s night to the next level. Check it out below and good luck! 

One (1) winner receives a Bridget Jones’s Baby Prize Pack:

  • $25 Visa gift card to see the film in theaters September 16
  • Tote Bag, Eye Mask, Lip Balm, Candle, Nail File

Bridget Jones’s Baby Prize Pack Giveaway

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  1. I had one last night. I was super stressed over something that I thought messed up – turns out that it didn’t even happen. Oh, goodness! 🙂

  2. Resort To The Hermit Lifestyle, Avoiding All Responsibilities & Eat Nothing But Sh*t is my Bridgett Jones moment! I do this too often though!

  3. I was writing a check for my daughters school and I completely forgot how to spell twelve, I blanked and had to ask my daughter how to spell it.

  4. Being forgetful and going into and room and coming out and not remembering why I was there and what I was going to get!

  5. My most recent would be deciding to explore and pick berries in an area of our woods where I had never been. I kept the tree line that led to my house in sight but it started pouring and I got mixed up. I was so panicked I turned and went the wrong way instead of trusting myself, I was lost for around 15 minutes. I don’t have service in the woods but I did have my phone and could have used the compass on it. I felt silly when I got home, though even if I did end up lost for days I had lots of blueberries to eat.

  6. I have seen both of them so far the first one I love when daniel and mark where fighting over Bridget in the middle of the street and the friend that was bridget said theres a fight a real fight then the 2 went into the birthday cake ohhh so funny

  7. my bridget jones moment is when I was younger I held a baby of a friends and my leg got itchy and i itched it with my other foot and I feel in the mud that is the one that really stands out the most embarrassing moment I have had many since I have had my own kids also

  8. Trying to have a romantic dinner at home by trying to cook in the kitchen, I burned the fish and tried to make a pesto but is came out all runny! I need cooking lessons!

  9. I have a lot of Bridget Jones moments, but the one that comes to mind was when the the Wii first came out and my daughter was trying to teach me yoga on the Wii board. It was so funny because I kept falling off of it. Fun memory for sure!

  10. I have too many Bridget moment to name just one lol ! I love her because i can so relate to her. I can’t wait to see this movie! I watched the first 2 and loved them so much

  11. So many..one day I was late for work and I had to tell my boss that I was late because I got LOST! I had just moved across town and thought I knew the way, but Monday morning I was 30 min late and I couldn’t find a road

  12. I have gone through divorce and found myself single in the 40’s again with 3 children. That is my Bridget Jones moment but I am finding out that living life the way I want too is not so bad.

  13. My cell phone died the other day and I completely forgot my mom’s phone number! I always just pressed “call mom”

  14. I have those moments where I set my glasses down and completely forget where they are. Often my daughter has to find them.

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