oh Julia!

For grad class this week, I’m writing a paper on Julia Child. The Smithsonian website says it beautifully: Julia’s life mission was to make sophisticated cooking possible for the home cook. While I have years ahead to master many of Julia’s skills, I am wholeheartedly on board with this very notion.

A Pear to Remember is about replacing “convenient” sodium-saturated, nutrient-deficient food with fresh, unintimidating homemade meals. The kind of meal you’ll remember, and your body will appreciate. This is a blog about great, even gourmet, food within a budget and a workweek.

I hope to see (maybe even meet) some of you this Sunday. As promised, more details on the location of my complementary savory samplings…

Statements on the Water: Grand Opening

Statements on the Water is a premiere salon specializing in bridal beauty, amazing colour, relaxing facials, etc.

WHEN AND WHERE

November 14, 2010 from 3-8pm at the Harbour View Event Center, 13200 Marina Way, Woodbridge, VA 22191

COOL THINGS

  • every guest will receive a goody bag with a $15 gift certificate to the salon and sample products
  • though the event is free, raffle tickets are available for $2 towards salon certificates and a flatscreen tv
  • two DJs for dancing, a moonbounce for kiddos, hors d’oeuvres and beverages + an exclusive, elegant table where I’ll be serving my baby tarts
  • make an appointment with Elizabeth, Isza, Lisa, Liz, Tea or Valerie at the party and receive an additional $25 gift certificate (that makes a free haircut)!

WHY IT’S EXTRA SPECIAL

All of the proceeds will be donated to C.A.S.A., Lucas, and the Barker Foundation (from which this cook was adopted!!!!)

I made 500 tarts just for you, come gobble them up!

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