LOVE, LIFE AND LINGUINE opens Mimi up to the possibilities of what ifs. She is a headstrong woman who believes that she is in control of her life. She is so caught up with herself that she stunned to find she doesn't really know her own family. All she sees is the surface. It isn't until she spends some time with them does Mimi realize she needs to make some personal changes, otherwise she will forget what it is like to live life. In the love department, Mimi has some interesting dates with Joe the Farmer and Aaron the Builder. Each man has his positives and quirks that drive Mimi batty. Who will she choose or does she even have to? Ms. Jacobs has created a woman who has it all: a wonderful family, loyal friends and interesting potentials. Watch out, Mimi Louis will take the food world by storm.