They're called Sweet Potato Queens, Steel Magnolias, Ya-Ya Sisters, and Southern Belles, but at heart they're just plain Grits-Girls Raised In The South! Everybody knows there's something special behind the distinctive-and irresistible-style of the Southern woman. And now, darlin', you too can enjoy the unspoken rules and rich traditions that make Girls Raised In The South so unique! Inside these pages you'll find all the advice, real-life stories, recipes, humor, and quotable wisdom necessary to decode the secret charm of the Southern girl-including vital lessons such as how to eat a watermelon in a sundress, how to drink like a Southern lady (sip...a lot!), and the real meaning of PMS (Precious Mood Southerner). Like a tall glass of Grandma's lemonade, The Grits Guide to Life is sweet, sharp, and chock-full of Southern charm-a handbook that's a bible of Southern style for the Grits girl in all of us.Ford, Deborah is the author of 'Grits (Girls Raised in the South) Guide to Life' with ISBN 9780452285064 and ISBN 0452285062.