Tomato and Veggie Pasta

I have to admit that over the years cooking has become a form of relaxation for me. I’m not going to pretend that every night I am bursting with energy to prepare dinner for our family of six, but looking back over the past ten years, cooking has become pure pleasure for me. There’s something…

Finding My Place As A Mother

I had a one-of-a-kind experience last week. For those of you who don’t know me well, I graduated with a BA in Political Science and then earned my Paralegal Certificate after college. I worked several years in the legal field, it was enjoyable, yet stressful all at the same time. After giving birth to baby…

Provocative Manners: The Sauce of Life

April is the month of a special anniversary. Many of you might not know that Katy and I wrote a book about manners and common-sense and as we have merged and developed our websites over the past several years, we are adding in this additional area of expertise to Loving These Days.   For the…

A Mom’s Life of Preparation

After many weeks of absence, I now have a chance to take a moment a write about the upcoming Easter weekend. Being in the middle of the Triduum, we have an opportunity to hold off on the celebrations and spend the next few days in preparation for Easter Sunday. Growing up, I had always been…