Well, sort of book/movie notes & book & apron giveaway. Is anyone else looking forward to seeing Julie & Julia???
Oh I cannot wait! I have two friends who want to go so I will see it at least twice and then I know I will have to see it with Husband! It is about the LATE GREAT Julia Child and an author named Julie Powell and the intertwining of their lives. I read the book a couple of years ago simply because it was food related novel and I love those! Now I am listening to the book on my ipod on my morning walk. My favorite still from the upcoming movie:
Julia Child had a long love affair with food. Good food. And I respect that. And I expect to see a lot of aprons in this flick as well. Gotta love a woman in an apron, right?
Oh I almost forgot! In celebration of the opening of this movie I am giving away a copy of Julie Powell’s book Julie and Julia ~ my year of cooking dangerously. Oh…and yeah, an apron too. Duh! You didn’t think I could actually have a giveaway and NOT include and apron did you? Fun huh? How do you enter to win? Well, leave me a comment telling me why you need a copy, a favorite Julia Child quip or quote if you have one and then consider yourself entered! I will draw a name on Monday, August 9th. Foregoing any unforeseen problems, I will have seen the movie by then. At least once. Man, I so don’t want to be disappointed! You can see the trailer here. Just the scenes of the streets of New York and Paris are worth the price of the movie!
By the way, in amongst all my other projects, I am designing MY PERFECT APRON. No, it will not be frilly, or cute (well maybe cute) but it will be what I consider PERFECTION in an apron. Full coverage, straps that stay put, big enough to cover the sides of me so when I wipe my hands down the side of my hips (I can’t break myself of this habit), I won’t be wiping them on my clothes. Pockets, oh yeah pockets! And at least one loop for a dish towel. Heavy enough so that when I step up to the sink and splatter myself with water or stand next to the stovetop tasting something and dribble it down my front, it will catch the spill and not let it soak thru to my clothes. There may be an apron similar to what I want out there, but I have yet to find it so…I will make it! I have found ones that might do, if the dang straps would adjust without me pinning or sewing them shorter or folding the bib part where it will tie in the right place. Not everyone is 5’6″ you know? Therefore our torsos are a bit shorter.
So there you have it. Happy Saturday EVERYONE! And in the words of one of my heros….
Eat something good today!