By Celia Rivenbark
From the writer of the bestselling classics We're similar to You, Only Prettier, and Bless Your center, Tramp, comes a set of essays so humorous, you will shoot co'cola from your nostril. issues comprise such gem stones as:
• Why pass over North Carolina is just too great to hate
• How Gwyneth Paltrow desires to increase your pathetic lifestyles
• Strapped for money? try out cat whispering
• intercourse each evening for a yr? How do you wrap that?
• Get yer Wassail on: it truly is carolin' time
• airways serving up one sizzling mess
• motion determine Jesus
• Why Clay Aiken ain't marrying your glandular daughter
• and masses extra!
Complete with a treasure trove of Celia's real southern recipes, You cannot Drink All Day if you happen to do not begin within the Morning is bound to attract an individual who lives south of something.
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