Giving to Please

St. Catherine de Ricci

No passive-aggressive remarks.  The Wonderful World of Womanhood makes recommendations on how to make giving and receiving gifts a pleasant experience in this post for Valentine's Day.

Marriage used to be seen as a precursor to stability and success.  Now the tables seem to have turned, according to this Forbes piece,  via Tea at Trianon.

Seventeenth-century guidelines for painting Mary as the Immaculate Conception and a collection of lovely images representative of this theme make this short post, "Motifs in Artwork of the Immaculate Conception" ideal for a homeschool art history lesson.

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