Paula Deen Signed Cookbook GIVE AWAY & Savannah Trip

Paula Deen’s Lady & Sons Restaurant is a Savannah Tradition.

Thanks for being patient while I took a little vacation. 😀  DH and I had a great time in Savannah, GA and Hilton Head, SC.  This is the outside of Paula Deen’s restaurant, Lady & Sons.  I love to eat there when we visit Savannah.  If you want to eat there you usually need to get in line by 9:30 am to make your reservation.  Of course, this depends on season and day.

Rumor has it that the Deen Brothers will soon open a restaurant where Sorry Charlie’s used to be. 😀

We got in line by 9:15am and the line was all the way around the block, past Sorry Charlie’s and around the other side of the building.  It’s usually a pretty fun wait because DH and I always meet some cool people in line.

I took this through my windshield, sorry for the road dirt at the top. 😉

Have you ever seen the Southern Live Oak?  I love trees and live oaks are among the most beautiful, I think.  Here are some lining the streets of Savannah.  They are covered with Spanish moss, which really isn’t a moss at all and is in the same family as the pineapple!

Here’s a BEFORE the container ship photo.

One of my favorite things to do is to watch the container ships come down the Savannah River. You can’t really appreciate how huge they are until you see one in person.

And now look!! WOW!

Hey, I bet some of my packages are in there!  Wait for me!!  😉

We were so glad the weather was beautiful because that meant…BEACH!!  We headed to Hilton Head, SC.

It was perfect weather.

We saw 5 starfish in perfect condition making their way back to sea.  (Don’t worry, they weren’t all the way back here.  They were close to the water.)

I didn’t forget about you while I was gone.  I even brought you something!  It’s a “Lady and Sons” cookbook signed by Paula Deen!!

Just leave a comment for a chance to win this awesome cookbook signed by Paula Deen. 🙂  I’ll choose a winner Monday, October 4th, 2010.


2010/09/27 at 9:54 AM
What a neat adventure. My mom and I are huge Paula Deen fans…for Christmas I even bought my mom all the DVDs of P.D.’s cooking show! Loved your photos…Thanks so much for sharing your Savannah trip. Hopefully, I’ll get to visit there someday.

Good Luck Y’all!

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  1. I also love love love Savannah. I am glad that you got to have a little vacation. Thank you for sharing the photos. thanks for the chance to win this. You are truly so thoughtful to have this for a giveaway. I know who ever wins it with br thrilled. Thanks.

  2. I so wanted to eat at her restaurant when we were traveling through Savannah but didn’t know about the 9:30 a.m. reservation line at the time. Would love to win the cookbook. Thanks for offering it.

  3. My daughter and daughter-in-law and I were just in Savannah a couple of months ago; unfortunately, due to problems with my COPD we couldn’t wait in line so we missed out! But, I do cook her recipes and this would be a very special treat – I love her cooking shows on TV and she’s such a special, down-to-earth person! Thanks for the chance to win! And, what a great BEACH SCENE!!!! You guys must have had a great time!


  4. Oh I dream of going to Savannah, I just love the south.
    I think I was suppose to be a southern girl really. I lived in the south and enjoyed all the customs.
    I have collected all of Paula Deen’s cookbooks and just love to watch.

  5. Looks and sounds like you had a fabulous time although I can’t imagine having to queue in line like you did for a meal lol.
    Kim xXx

  6. Who can resist Paula Deen’s cooking?!? Sounds like a great trip. I hope to go there some day. Thanks!

  7. Oh, what a fun trip! I Adore Paula! I’ve been to Charleston and I too love those big old trees! What great weather you had. I hope to visit Savanah sometime! I’d love the cookbook! Welcome back!

  8. I would love to visit Savannah, GA sometime! It’s on my “Travel Wish List”. I only get to watch Paula Deen when I’m at my daughter’s house since we don’t have cable or dish. She is fun to watch and listen to.

  9. I love Paula Deen. Would love to win this cookbook. I am constantly trying to find new recipes that I will like, I’m a picky eater, but my hubby will like too. Thanks for the chance. Glad you had a good vaca.

  10. It looks like you had a great time on your trip. I would love this cook book. Thanks for the chance to win it.

  11. I have a small cookbook collection, and would love to add this book … one of my favorite cities in the South is Savannah. But I’m MOST jealous of the time you spent at the beach! I so need a vacay!!

  12. You had a great time on your trip. Thanks for giving us the chance to win this wonderful cook book.

  13. Wow looked like a great vacation. I’m sooo jealous 🙂
    I just love Paula I think she is hilarious. Would love to win the book. Thanks for the chance.

  14. How lovely! This would be so wonderful to win. I am new to your blog, it is fantastic and I can’t wait to look around and see all that is here!

  15. WOW! I would love to have a signed copy of her cookbook. (I seem to be addicted to the Food Channel). Thanks for thinking of us.


  16. Glad you had a good vacation!
    My husband would never wait in line for anything! Your a lucky women!
    And I love Paula Dean! Thanks for the chance to win!

  17. Oh I love Paula, and my SIL loves her even more. I would love to win this for her! I agree with you about the Live Oaks – they are SO beautiful!

  18. Thanks for sharing these great pictures. Would love to win Paula’s autographed cookbook…she’s the best!

  19. Sounds like a great trip! So pretty. Since you’ve professed your love of container ships, you should head further north on a future break. Our Baltimore Harbor area is loaded with them (and yummy food, too). Paula Deen is such a hoot. Love that she can laugh at herself, even when she dropped her pants in public. Oh, my! Thanks for the chance to win.

  20. Wow Joy what a awesome giveaway who doesnt love Paula Deen!? I really love the pic of your vacation too!

  21. I would love to win the cookbook! I loved to watch Paula Deen (when we had cable TV, we don’t now because of finances). BUTTER BUTTER & BUTTER!


  22. I’m so jealous! I have always wanted to go to Paula’s. I love her recipes and shows! Thanks so much for the opportunity to win a “signed” cookbook by Paula!

  23. Just LOVE to watch Paula…..and by looking at your pictures….I now want to make a trip to Savannah….love the trees and the river…thanks for sharing

  24. Absolutely love Savannah but haven’t been for so many years!! Ya gotta love anyone that starts every recipe with a stick of butter!!!

  25. OOH–I would love to be the winner of that book. What a great idea. Your vacation looks wonderful!!!

  26. Yes the pictures are great…I would love to be in Savahanna and trying out some of the recipes in the book. Thanks for offering it. You are the best.

  27. It looks like you had a great vacation, love that you got to eat at Lady and Sons! I love Paula Deen! 🙂

  28. Love Paula Deen! (And you too! LOL) That container ship is HUGE! Thanks for sharing these photos and your trip with us!

    1. Cpeshman,
      The restaurant was GREAT! 🙂 I used to always get the chicken pot pie made with puff pastry, but then once I tried the buffet. Now I can’t say no to the buffet, LOL! It’s great and it keeps me from having to wonder how the other dishes taste! 😉

  29. I would love to win the cookbook. I don’t have a bind it all, but I liked having a comparison when I do buy something.

  30. Thanks for the chance to win Joy! I love Paula Deen!! My MIL is such a huge fan as well! I would give her this for Christmas… 🙂 Your pictures are awesome! Savanah is sooo pretty!

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