Fall 1999, I purchased one apron to inspire me as I wrote an article about the old-fashioned symbol of mothering and domesticity. Six years and 400 aprons later,
Fall 2005, Andrews McMeel Publishing took a chance on a first-time author (me!) and the idea of a book about aprons. Here we are – Prince Charming and me – smilin’ to beat the band and celebrating that life-changing moment:
Fall 2006, THE APRON BOOK debuted on CBS Sunday Morning and at a party hostessed in the Good Housekeeping dining room by Ellen Levine, executive director of Hearst magazines and a true, real-life champion of women and their dreams. Here we are – Ellen L., my sons Noah and Gideon and me – smilin’ to beat the band and celebrating that life-changing moment:
Spring 2007, THE APRON BOOK is awarded its first piece of jewelry – a gold medal by the Independent Publishers of America. Here we are on the steps of The Palace Hotel in New York City at Book Expo America, smilin’ to beat the band and celebrating that life-changing moment:
Fall 2007, THE APRON BOOK enters its sixth printing. Here I am celebrating that life-changing moment with a bevy of apron lovers at the BookMark in Atlantic Beach, Florida:
New Year’s 2007: Thank you for embracing THE APRON BOOK and its message. I am forever indebted to your appreciation that aprons don’t hold us back, they take us back.
Wishing you a new year of Kodak moments.
Tie One On…an apron, of course!