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Being Dead Is No Excuse: The Official…

Being Dead Is No Excuse: The Official Southern Ladies Guide To Hosting the…

by Gayden Metcalfe

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Great combination of humor and good food ( )
  haikupatriot | Nov 19, 2015 |
This is the official Southern ladies guide to hosting the perfect funeral, including great recipes......
  SABC | Nov 2, 2014 |
A primer containing the etiquette of funeral luncheons in the South. Includes recipes. Hilarious, and yummy! ( )
  tloeffler | Sep 15, 2014 |
This is wonderful humorous prose about church ladies in the south, and a credible cookbook of comfort food to boot. ( )
  Denverbook | Feb 19, 2013 |
This is a must read by every Southern lady. It was hilarious, but true. The recipes sound great and I can't wait to try them - except not for a funeral. ( )
  rphalliburton | Sep 14, 2009 |
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A Southern hostess shares the secrets of throwing the proper Southern funeral in a compilation of humor and recipes that answers such essential questions as: Can you be properly buried without tomato aspic? and Who prepares better funeral fare, the Episcopal ladies or the Methodist ladies?… (more)

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