The Southern Girl's Guide to Surviving the Newlywed Years: How To Stay Sane Once You've Caught Your Man

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Marriage is harder than uncooked grits. Annabelle offers advice for newlyweds on how to handle those times when they wonder what in tarnation they got themselves into.

In this down-home, hilarious handbook, Annabelle Robertson dishes up creative solutions for those annoying male habits that drive wives stark-raving mad. In true Southern Girl style, she deciphers the nuances of "male-speak" and addresses marital challenges-from disguising their designer shampoos and conditioners,...

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Overview

Marriage is harder than uncooked grits. Annabelle offers advice for newlyweds on how to handle those times when they wonder what in tarnation they got themselves into.

In this down-home, hilarious handbook, Annabelle Robertson dishes up creative solutions for those annoying male habits that drive wives stark-raving mad. In true Southern Girl style, she deciphers the nuances of "male-speak" and addresses marital challenges-from disguising their designer shampoos and conditioners, to videotaping embarrassing habits for the family reunion-not to mention the no-fail method for motivating a man to do housework. Armed with these charm-infused tactics-and some delicious recipes-newly married gals everywhere will be on their way to matrimonial bliss!

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W. Bruce Cameron
Combines down-home Southern wisdom with a modern woman's discerning wit. Funny and always surprising! (W. Bruce Cameron, New York Times bestselling author of How to Remodel a Man and 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter)
Deborah Ford
Annabelle Robertson will not only keep you sane-she'll keep you in stitches! It's a downright shame I didn't have this book before and during all of my marriages! My exes, bless their hearts, would have been grateful. (Deborah Ford, New York Times bestselling author of The GRITS (Girls Raised in the South) Guide to Life and Puttin' on the Grits
Dorothea Benton Frank
Y'all buy this book and pay attention to everything she says. (Dorothea Benton Frank, New York Times bestselling author of Sullivan's Island. Plantation and Full of Grace)
Patti Callahan Henry
"Reading Annabelle Robertson's Southern Girl's Guide is like sitting on the front porch in uproarious laughter with your best friend while you discuss the joys and travails of married life from a uniquely Southern perspective. Annabelle has the uncanny ability to make us laugh at the funniest thing of all-the truth." (Patti Callahan Henry, national bestselling author of When Light Breaks and Where the River Run)
Ronda Rich
Practical and humorous. This book has it all. (Ronda Rich, national bestselling author of What Southern Women Know (That Every Woman Should))'
Tim Bete
Don't read The Southern Girl's Guide to Surviving the Newlywed Years while eating grits or they'll end up coming out your nose. (Tim Bete, author of In the Beginning...There Were No Diapers and director of the Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780451220226
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 12/26/2006
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 5.66 (w) x 8.27 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Meet the Author

Annabelle Robertson is an award-winning journalist who freelances for a wide variety of publications. Author websites: annabellerobertson.com and southerngirlsguide.com.
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