a Party Girl. Front Cover. Pat Montandon Bibliographic information. QR code for How to be a Party Girl. Title, How to be a Party Girl. Author, Pat Montandon. I am up against the wire, AGAIN, with an Interlibrary Loan book How to Be a Party Girl, by Pat Montandon, was supposed to go back to The. Patricia “Pat” Montandon (born December 26, ) is an American author and humanitarian. As a society wife, Montandon “acquired a reputation for giving the best parties and round-table luncheons. Star from San Francisco; two eleven-year-old girls discovering America together; this was the first book co- published in.

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She consulted with friend and vintner Robert Mondavi to present the idea to area vintners. By clicking on “Submit” you grl that you have read and agree montando the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. It’s too good to send back unread, so I’ve been speed reading most of yesterday and today through San Francisco’s 1 Party Girl’s instructional on how to be the hostess with the mostess you always dreamed of being. From inside the book.

How To Be A Party Girl by Pat Montandon

She auctioned her couture wardrobe, jewels and furs to fund the organization and its many accomplishments. We would have been able to stop and pick up the wine if it wasn’t for the traffic on the interstate, which was backed up to Charlotte, we just D And you sound like you would be a great co-host!!

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I picked this up at the SFLibrary sale, since I am interested in all things San Francisco and thought she’d let me in on a little of the Caenesque gossip of her time, the late 60’s and early 70’s. Find Rare Books Book Value. Inafter her divorce from Wilsey, Montandon founded a peace group, Children as Teachers for Peace now Children mintandon the Peacemakers.


How many times have you walked into a party and realized there are literally not enough places to sit down?

Pat Montandon appears in the first chapter of her cocktail hour self-help book in a pink bra, half slip, and “mink colored eyelashes” making herself ready for “a Beth rated it really liked it Mar 12, I often forget ice at the last minute but in recent times have bought like half a freezer full of five pound bags, and then just chipped away what we needed come party time.

I go from “nice jontandon That is, if you’re like me and secretly cling to an ambition to become a maven of social event planning.


Lauren rated it liked it Dec 26, And it also helps to be a blithe spirit–one major point–don’t worry about money. Self Published 28 pp. Cherylanne rated it liked it Nov 26, There was a problem adding your email address.

A theme that runs throughout ;arty collection. With the exception of the chapter on hostess pantsuits and culottes, most of it could have been written today.

Pat offers hundreds of great suggestions for bw glamorous parties, advice on how to look fabulous, and plenty of witty anecdotes about various party-goers and their amusing gaffes.

Build a revolutionary library of literature that has been challenged or even outright banned. Please provide an email address. Meg rated it it was amazing Aug 03, Aidan Pilgrim rated it it was amazing Sep 23, As important as the theme and the guest list and the food are these philosophical underpinnings to making a party “go” and guests feel welcome and at ease!

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Review these tips to help preserve the beauty of your books! Pointers on how to Books by Pat Montandon. Posted by Lisa at 2: Well, I’ve jawed on for way too long today– can you tell I have some opinions on party giving? How to become a great hostess and give unforgettable parties. From making up the guest list–lots of young, a dash of old, a sprinkle of extroverts, an exhibitionist or two, don’t forget some good listeners, etc. In Pat Montandon created the idea for the Napa Valley Wine Auction, which has become the most successful auction of its kind.


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This book is exactly what it cl I picked this up at the SFLibrary sale, since I am interested in all things San Francisco and thought she’d let me in girll a little of the Caenesque gossip of her time, the late 60’s and early 70’s. Plus, how fancy does it look to have chipped ice sitting in a little signs-of-the-zodiac ice bucket I think very fancy, but I am biased.

From last year’s post on Pepsi’s Sociables campaign– also, what I want my life to look like. You’ll be surprised by some of the titles in this gallery! McGraw-Hill- Entertaining – pages. And Miss Montandon obviously doesn’t, there always seem to be some provident “”beaus”” handy. Montandon is an activist for women’s rightsand in she founded The Name Choice Center to inform women of their right to keep their own name after hoa.