Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me About Life, Love, and Baking Biscuits

Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in

Academy Award–winning actress, producer, and entrepreneur Reese Witherspoon invites you into her world, where she infuses the southern style, parties, and traditions she loves with contemporary flair and charm.Reese Witherspoon’s grandmother Dorothea always said that a combination of beauty and strength made southern women “whiskey in a teacup.” We may be delicate and ornamental on the outside, she said, but inside we’re strong and fiery. Reese’s southern heritage informs her whole life, and she loves sharing the joys of southern living with practically everyone she meets. She takes the South wherever she goes with bluegrass, big holiday parties, and plenty of Dorothea’s fried chicken. It’s reflected in how she entertains, decorates her home, and makes holidays special for her kids—not to mention how she talks, dances, and does her hair (in these pages, you will learn Reese’s fail-proof, only slightly insane hot-roller technique). Reese loves sharing Dorothea’s most delicious recipes as well as her favorite southern traditions, from midnight barn parties to backyard bridal showers, magical Christmas mornings to rollicking honky-tonks. It’s easy to bring a little bit of Reese’s world into your home, no matter where you live. After all, there’s a souther...

  • Brand: Atria Books
  • ASIN: 1501166271

Eat Drink Nap: Bringing the House Home

Eat Drink Nap: Bringing the House

The quintessential cooking, style, and decoration book from Soho House, the world's leading private club—with U.S. locations in Miami, New York, Hollywood, and ChicagoIn the 17 years since the first Soho House opened its doors, they've perfected the art of entertaining: how to make people feel at home, how to cook food they love, how to make a room stylish but welcoming, how to throw a party, get the lighting right, mix a cocktail, design a bedroom, build an art collection. This sumptuous book with a foreword from founder Nick Jones and newly commissioned photography from leading food and interiors photographers Mark Seelen and Jean Cazals, will share with readers the secrets of the Soho House way of doing things. Contemporary, global, yet with something quintessentially homey at its heart, this is Soho House style explained by its experts: the grit and the glamour, the style and the coziness. Packed with recipes and design tips, this book shows how to transport a slice of Soho House right to one's home. Whether you want to recreate your favorite house regular macaroni cheese or choose the right sofa for your sitting room, the clubs; experts will share their blueprint for stylish, contemporary living the Soho House way. Includes dual measures.

  • Brand: Preface Publishing
  • ASIN: 1848094116

The Interior Design Reference & Specification Book: Everything Interior Designers Need to Know Every Day

The Interior Design Reference & Specification Book: Everything

In the world of interior design, thousands of bits of crucial information are scattered across a wide array of sources. The Interior Design Reference & Specification Book collects the information essential to planning and executing interior projects of all shapes and sizes, and distills it in a format that is as easy to use as it is to carry. You’ll also find interviews with top practitioners drawn across the field of interior design.—Fundamentals provides a step-by-step overview of an interiors project, describing the scope of professional services, the project schedule, and the design and presentation tools used by designers.—Space examines ways of composing rooms as spatial environments while speaking to functional and life-safety concerns.—Surface identifies options in color, material, texture, and pattern, while addressing maintenance and performance issues.—Environments looks at aspects of interior design that help create a specific mood or character, such as natural and artificial lighting, sound and smell.—Elements describes the selection and specification of furniture and fixtures, as well as other components essential to an interior environment, such as artwork and accessories.—Resources gathers a wealth of useful data, from sustainability guidelines to on...

  • Brand: Chris Grimley Mimi Love Linda O shea
  • ASIN: 1592538495
  • UPC: 884555454798

Slightly South of Simple: A Novel (1) (The Peachtree Bluff Series)

Slightly South of Simple: A Novel (1) (The

NATIONAL BESTSELLER *Glitter Guide’s “Must Reads for April” *PopSugar’s “Ultimate Summer Reading” *Bustle’s Books to Read and Discuss With Your Mom and Grandma *New York Live’s “Ashley’s A-List” Pick “One of the hottest new Southern writers.” —Parade From the next “major voice in Southern fiction” (Elin Hilderbrand, New York Times bestselling author) comes the first in an all-new series chronicling the journeys of three sisters and their mother—and a secret from their past that has the potential to tear them apart and reshape their very definition of what it means to be a family.Caroline Murphy swore she’d never set foot back in the small Southern town of Peachtree Bluff; she was a New York girl born and bred and the worst day of her life was when, in the wake of her father’s death, her mother selfishly forced her to move—during her senior year of high school, no less—back to that hick-infested rat trap where she'd spent her childhood summers. But now that her marriage to a New York high society heir has fallen apart in a very public, very embarrassing fashion, a pregnant Caroline decides to escape the gossipmongers with her nine-year-old daughter and head home to her mother, Ansley. Ansley has always put her three daughters first, especi...

  • Brand: Gallery Books
  • ASIN: 1501158058

A Touch of Farmhouse Charm: Easy DIY Projects to Add a Warm and Rustic Feel to Any Room

A Touch of Farmhouse Charm: Easy DIY Projects

Create the Home You’ve Always Dreamed of with Easy, Authentic Farmhouse DécorOpening A Touch of Farmhouse Charm is like taking a breath of fresh, clean country air. With the turn of each page, Liz Fourez leads you on a tour through her family’s house, restored to its 1940s rustic farm style, and teaches you how to make each handmade decoration yourself. The projects require minimal effort, yet add instant charm to any room. With your blue jeans on and a few of the most basic supplies in hand, you’ll be on your way to your dream home in no time. You’ll learn how to make a custom wood Family Name Sign for your living room, a Wooden Boot Tray on Casters for the entryway, a Ruffled Stool Slipcover for the kitchen and a Rustic Wooden Frame for the bedroom, plus decorations for the office, bathroom, kids’ bedroom and playroom. Farmhouse style is about cultivating a connection among family, home and nature; A Touch of Farmhouse Charm helps you bring the warmth and beauty of simpler times to your modern life naturally.

  • Brand: Page Street Publishing
  • ASIN: 1624142923

Rococo: A Novel

Rococo: A

  • ASIN: B000FCK72O

Wine Life: A Snarky Adult Colouring Book

Wine Life: A Snarky Adult Colouring

GIFT IDEAS | COLORING BOOKS FOR GROWN-UPS | HUMOROUS "They should put more wine in a bottle...so there is enough for two people."---The Snarky MandalaWine and girls' night. Wine and a good book. Wine and a bubble bath. Dare we say it? Wine goes with practically everything—as it should! Ignore those naysayers and pour that glass of vino. Grab your colored pencils and unwined with page after page of snarky adult humor every wine enthusiast is sure to enjoy. Happy coloring!Product Details:Printed single-sided on bright white paperPremium matte-finish cover designSoothing seamless patterns on reverse pagesPerfect for all colouring mediumsBlack background reverse pages to reduce bleed-throughHigh quality 60lb (90gsm) paper stockLarge format 8.5"x11.0" (22x28cm) pages

  • ASIN: 164001019X

Barefoot Contessa Family Style: Easy Ideas and Recipes That Make Everyone Feel Like Family

Barefoot Contessa Family Style: Easy Ideas and Recipes

Ina Garten, who shared her gift for casual entertaining in the bestselling Barefoot Contessa Cookbook and Barefoot Contessa Parties!, is back with her most enticing recipes yet—a collection of her favorite dishes for everyday cooking. In Barefoot Contessa Family Style, Ina explains that sharing our lives and tables with those we love is too essential to be saved just for special occasions—and it’s easy to do if you know how to cook irresistible meals with a minimum of fuss. For Ina, the best way to make guests feel at home is to serve them food that’s as unpretentious as it is delicious. So in her new book, she’s collected the recipes that please her friends and family most—dishes like East Hampton Clam Chowder, Parmesan Roasted Asparagus, and Linguine with Shrimp Scampi. It’s the kind of fresh, accessible food that’s meant to be passed around the table in big bowls or platters and enjoyed with warm conversation and laughter.In Ina’s hands tried-and-true dishes are even more delicious than you remember them: Her arugula salad is bright with the flavors of lemon and Parmesan, the Oven-Fried Chicken is crispy without excess fat, and her Deep-Dish Apple Pie has the perfect balance of fruit and spice. Barefoot Contessa Family Style also includes enticing recipes tha...

  • Brand: Clarkson Potter Publishers
  • ASIN: 060961066X

Hello Color: 25 Bright Ideas for DIY Decor

Hello Color: 25 Bright Ideas for DIY

Get bold and bright with these 25 easy and fun home decor projects that will liven up your life and make your home space vibrant. Whether she’s writing for her blog, snapping pictures for Instagram, or just living her life, Rachel Mae Smith is all about the simple joys of handmaking and bringing brightness to everything. And now beginning crafters, aspirational DIYers, and dorm dwellers can, too! Rachel shares her colorful signature style in each simple and fun step-by-step project like Dip-Dyed Napkins, Pom-Pom Votive Candle Holders, and Geometric Patterned Pillows. Helpful sidebars on decorating, like Staging a Beautiful Bookcase and building Bar Carts for Beginners, give you ideas for perking up pre-fab accessories so that any space can look colorful. Plus how-tos on working with specific materials, ideas for entertaining, and—of course—a guide to shooting pictures. And as a special bonus, tear-out posters in the back make it easy for you to decorate your walls in a snap!

  • ASIN: 1683690176

Barefoot Contessa, How Easy Is That?: Fabulous Recipes & Easy Tips

Barefoot Contessa, How Easy Is That?: Fabulous Recipes

  • Brand: Clarkson Potter
  • ASIN: 0307238768

Dior and His Decorators: Victor Grandpierre, Georges Geffroy, and the New Look

Dior and His Decorators: Victor Grandpierre, Georges Geffroy,

Dior and His Decorators is the first work on the two interior designers most closely associated with Christian Dior. Like the unabashedly luxurious fashions of Dior’s New Look, which debuted in 1947, the interior designs of Victor Grandpierre and Georges Geffroy infused a war-weary world with a sumptuous new aesthetic—a melding of the refined traditions of the past with a wholly modern sense of elegance. Author Maureen Footer recounts the lives and work of this influential trio, illustrated with a trove of evocative vintage photographs. Grandpierre designed Dior’s first couture house, creating not only the elegantly restrained look of the salons but also the template for the Dior brand, including typeface, logo, and packaging. Both Grandpierre and Geffroy (who worked independently) designed the interior of Dior’s townhouse. After the couturier’s untimely death in 1957, Grandpierre and Geffroy went on to design salons for other couturiers, as well as homes for the likes of Yves Saint Laurent, Marcel Rochas, Gloria Guinness, Daisy Fellowes, and Maria Callas.

  • ASIN: 0865653534

Under the Tuscan Sun: 20th-Anniversary Edition

Under the Tuscan Sun: 20th-Anniversary


Julia Reed's South: Spirited Entertaining and High-Style Fun All Year Long

Julia Reed's South: Spirited Entertaining and High-Style Fun

No one embodies the rollicking spirit of great Southern party giving more than Julia Reed, the consummate hostess and go-to food and lifestyle expert.   Thrown everywhere from lush gardens and gracious interior spaces to a Mississippi River sandbar, Julia Reed’s parties capture the celebratory nature of entertaining in her native South. Here, her informative and down-to-earth guide to throwing an unforgettable party includes secrets she has collected over a lifetime of entertaining.   For this book, she offers up a feast of options for holiday cocktails, spring lunches, formal dinners, and even a hunt breakfast. Eleven seasonal events feature delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes, ranging from fried chicken to Charlotte Russe and signature cocktails or wine-pairings—she introduces her talented friends (rum makers, potters, fabric designers, bakers) along the way. Each occasion includes gorgeous photographs showing her original approach to everything—from invitations and setting a table to arranging flowers and creating the mood. Reed also provides practical considerations and sources. This irresistible book is the ultimate primer for every party-giver.

  • Brand: Rizzoli Intl Pubns
  • ASIN: 0847848280

Leather and Lace (Lonesome Point Texas Book 1)

Leather and Lace (Lonesome Point Texas Book

There's a new bad boy in town...Harley-riding cowboy Sawyer Kane is two parts swagger, one part sexy drawl, and all parts off limits. At least as far as Mia Sherman is concerned. After barely surviving her last relationship, Lonesome Point's resident prankster has sworn off men. It's for the best, really, considering her family is cursed--a real Irish curse that dooms each first born daughter to lose her husband on her wedding night.But when long hot days talking history become longer, hotter nights with a man who smells like heaven, kisses like he means it, and can melt her panties off with one sexy smile, Mia realizes she wants more than a summer fling.Too bad forever is forever beyond her reach.Can true love conquer all, even a centuries-old curse? Mia and Sawyer may be the first to find out.Look for the entire Lonesome Point series:LEATHER AND LACESADDLES AND SINDIAMONDS AND DUSTThe 12 Dates of ChristmasGLITTER AND GRITSunny with a Chance of True LoveCHAPS AND CHANCEROPES AND REVENGEEIGHT SECOND ANGEL


Savannah Blues: A Novel

Savannah Blues: A

Landing a catch like Talmadge Evans III got Eloise "Weezie" Foley a jewel of a town house in Savannah's historic district. Divorcing Tal got her exiled to the backyard carriage house, where she has launched a spite-fest with Tal's new fiancÉe, the elegant Caroline DeSantos. An antiques picker, Weezie combs Savannah's steamy back alleys and garage sales for treasures when she's not dealing with her loopy relatives or her hunky ex-boyfriend. But an unauthorized sneak preview at a sale lands Weezie smack in the middle of magnolia-scented murder, mayhem. . . and more. Dirty deals simmer all around her—just as her relationship with the cutest chef in town heats up and she finds out how delicious love can be the second time around.

  • Brand: Harper Paperbacks
  • ASIN: 0060519134

By Bella Scharf Illustrated Patchwork Crochet: Contemporary Granny Squares for Clothing and Home Decorating (Book Club (BCE/BOMC)) [Hardcover]

By Bella Scharf Illustrated Patchwork Crochet: Contemporary Granny


Distinguished Homes of Shaker Heights: an Architectural Overview

Distinguished Homes of Shaker Heights: an Architectural

This book illustrates in color 139 homes by 36 architects.

  • Brand: Brand: West Summit Press
  • ASIN: 0960135677

Night Time: Innovative Design for Clubs and Bars

Night Time: Innovative Design for Clubs and

This book identifies the latest tastes and current trends in nightclub space design with supplemented information on the venue, design studio, as well as artistic perspective and simple layout diagrams. More than forty restaurant bars and achingly hip clubs are featured in more than two hundred photographs showcasing the best after-dark playgrounds.

  • ASIN: 8492810602

Go Home Santa, You're Drunk

Go Home Santa, You're

Justin Robert Young (NSFWshow, The Morning Stream, Night Attack series) debuts his first fiction writing compilation. Nine stories about Santa sure to please the subversive weirdo in your life. Specifically if the weirdo is you.

  • ASIN: B00H0JT2PI

Biscuiteers Book of Iced Gifts

Biscuiteers Book of Iced

The Biscuiteers are famed for their unique and memorable hand-iced biscuits and this book shows you how easy it is to bake, ice and assemble your very own beautiful biccies at home.

  • ASIN: 0718188594
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