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I am a GAhome2mom aka/Loving Heart Designs. I am a Christian wife and mom of five beautiful and talented daughters. I have three adult step-children. As of the summer of 2016, my wonderful husband and I will share nine grandchildren. I have seven and he has two grandchildren. We have some furry pets at home too.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Julie & Julia by Julie Powell

Julie & Julia - My Year of Cooking Dangerously
by Julie Powell

"Irresistible .... A kind of Bridget Jones meets The French Chef." - Dianna Marder, Philadelphia Inquirer

Julie & Julia, the bestselling memoir that's "irresistible....A kind of Bridget Jones meets The French Chef" (Philadelphia Inquirer), is now a major motion picture. Julie Powell, nearing thirty and trapped in a dead-end secretarial job, resolves to reclaim her life by cooking in the span of a single year, every one of the 524 recipes in Julia Child's legendary Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Her unexpected reward: not just a newfound respect for calves' livers and aspic, but a new life-lived with gusto. The film version is written and directed by Nora Ephron and stars Amy Adams as Julie and Meryl Streep as Julia.

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My thoughts ...

I used to watch Julie Child on PBS. There are many women that need to salute her for being the forerunner in cooking shows. What do you say ... Paula Deen, Rachel Ray and Sandra Lee? I think this is a wonderful book, well thought out and hilarious. As are many others, I am delighted and impressed. Bravo! I can't wait to see the movie. lol

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Win it! Thanks to Julie Powell and Hachette Book Group, I am giving to 5 readers one copy of Julie & Julia by Julie Powell. (Value of $18.70 and up.)

This contest is over. Thank you.

This contest will run until July 19th, 2009. The books will be shipped by Hachette. If a winner fails to reply within 48 hrs, a new winner will be chosen. Also, if you have won this book in a previous giveaway, please tell us so we can pick another winner. Thank you.


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