purchased new book - check
4th to last person to call to reserve spot (only 450 people allowed) - check
v.i.p treatments (including 1st in line, free stuff, personally meeting Giada, etc.)- check
the sister is 'kind enough' to take my place and be me for a day since i am at school, but i will say that i am oh so close as to ditching school and coming home. i told sis to be like the paparazzi. knowing her, she'd do it just for me. anyone have any free plain tickets that they don't want?!