Monday, July 29, 2013


The New York Times summarizes Pippa Middleton's book, Celebrate: A Year of Festivities for Families and Friends:

Criticized by reviewers for being overly simplistic with tips on how to make tea (“tea bags should go in a teapot”); star gazing (“best in pitch darkness on a very clear night”); children’s sack races (“put both legs in a sack”); and even ice preparation (“fill trays with water”), it seemed to fuel more jokes than book sales on Amazon. Now numbering near 1,000 at #PippaTips, a parody Twitter account her lawyers are reportedly trying to shut down, tweeters are eagerly adding to her advice list (“to sleep find a comfortable place to lie down,” “some food is best served hot, some cold,” and, most recently, “expect to feel tired after giving birth”).