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