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Mi Piace, Mi Gusta – Day 1: Sona a Casa

Welcome to “Mi Piace, Mi Gusta”! (Mi Piace is Italian for “I like” and Mi Gusta is the same in Spanish.) Well, this trip started out with a whimper. On the way to the airport, I got a call from … Continue reading

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Blog Tour Stop #1

The Angelhood blog tour has begun! Stop by Ginny Marie’s blog Lemon Drop Pie to see what she had to say after reading my book. Here’s a sampling of her review: “Cattapan deftly weaves Nanette’s story into despair and back … Continue reading

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My monthly newsletter will keep you informed about my latest giveaways, appearances, publishing announcements, travel stories, and even my favorite recipes. All delivered once a month right to your inbox! Sign up now so you don’t miss out! * indicates … Continue reading

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Gotta Guatemala Days 7 and 8

Day 7: This morning we left our hotel in Antigua and took a short bus drive to a coffee plantation. Veronica took us through the whole coffee-producing process, which is a lot like the chocolate-making process–at least in the early … Continue reading

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New Headshot chosen!

Thanks to all who voted to help me pick a new headshot! I would have been staring at them for days if it hadn’t been for your votes. As my sisters-in-law like to say, I would’ve been suffering from Cattapanalysis … Continue reading

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Help me pick a headshot!

In getting ready for my book release, I had some new headshots taken last month at Popio Stumpf Photography. Chris Popio did such an awesome job that I’m having trouble choosing. Can you help me pick a headshot to use … Continue reading

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Holiday Recipe: Rum Balls!

This week for the Spin Cycle, Ginny Marie has asked us to share our favorite holiday recipes. Anyone who knows me well knows that I love to bake, so when I think holiday recipes, I think Christmas cookies! We definitely … Continue reading

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Follow Me on Bloglovin

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Did you know you can follow my blog on Bloglovin? It’s the easy way to keep up with all your favorite blog posts. At least, that’s what they tell me. 🙂

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7 Quick (But-Not-Entirely-Holy) Takes from Retreat

This week I’m joining “7 Quick Takes” over at by SiriusXM host Jennifer Fulwiler. My seven takes come from things I experienced on retreat last weekend with the knights and dames of the Order of Malta. — 1 — … Continue reading

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Labor Day Giveaway

Time for another giveaway! This time it’s a one-decade rosary and prayer booklet that I bought in Rome on the day of the Canonization Mass for John Paul II and John XXIII. To enter, you must do the following three … Continue reading

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