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About Mindy

I am so excited to be opening our Junior High Leadership enrollment for 2019 with a revamped leadership program specifically targeting social needs for Junior High Girls and Boys. You may have heard about The Leadership Academy, it’s a program that has been offered as a coed class for Junior Highers in Lake Oswego, Oregon […]

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Halloween Party | Trick or Treat… Spicy Cheese Ball

by Mindy Lockard on October 30, 2018

As you are well aware, Halloween is just around the corner. And by corner, I mean tomorrow. I love Halloween for all of the fun tradions our family has had over the years, including an annual gathering of some of our nearest and dearest friends which was held on Saturday.           […]

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G3 Fourth of July Fun on KATU’s Afternoon Live!

by Mindy Lockard on July 3, 2018

Happy 4th of July Eve, All! Today the G3 (Gracious Girls Guide) Girls and I are back on KATU Channel 2’s Afternoon Live sharing our Tips and Tricks for creating a festive holiday for friends and family. Her area all of our patriotic party plans… Starting off with the Lemon Pound Cake Waffles… Krusteaz Meyer […]

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G3 Fun with $ummer Finance | Value of the Dollar

by Mindy Lockard on July 1, 2018

Here’s how it works! I sent my girls to the store with a goal of spending $40.00 and the quest to buy ingredients for 3 healthy dinners. YES, you read it correctly, 3 family dinners for $40.00 dollars. Could they do it? Step 1: Identify three meals that could share ingredients. Elle came up with: […]

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4G3 Fun with $ummer Finance DIY | Save Spend Give

by Mindy Lockard on June 30, 2018

Here is what you will need to start the project Three decent size glass  Magazines to find pictures of your goals Mod Podge (and a container or small jar to put it in) Paintbrush Scissors Labels for “Save”,”Spend”, and “Charity” Before you begin this project make sure you have workspace you don’t mind getting a […]

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