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Family Relish

Truth of the Manner…

by Mindy Lockard on July 19, 2010

Do you remember the game “telephone”? You know the one where a group sits in a circle, one person starts by whispering in another’s ear, the information is carried from one person to another, until the last person says the information out loud and most of the time the original information has become distorted over […]


Late Tuesday afternoon, I hopped aboard the Metro North train, destination Hastings on Hudson.  Where this fabulous woman picked me up and played hostess with the mostess!  I can’t tell you how much I enjoyed my time with her and how greatful I am for her belief in gracious living!  Many thanks Patricia, you are a […]


Day One… a bite out of the BIG APPLE!

by Mindy Lockard on June 22, 2010

As you know I hopped a red eye last night, or what it this morning…? More like nightish morningish, depending on the timezone. Never the less I’m here and vertical thanks to the help of this… and this. My first stop in the Big Apple was this beautiful building to see one of my favorite […]


Summertime Playground Manners

by Mindy Lockard on June 14, 2010

With summer just around the corner, at we are gearing up for June’s issue, Summer Social.   The beauty of summer, aside from the weather, is the many social opportunities! This month’s issue is here to make sure we get the most out of each social opportunity becasue let’s face it, when we feel confident we enjoy […]


Horsing Around!

by Mindy Lockard on June 2, 2010

Back at the ranch, we did a little horsing around.  Which our little cowgirls loved… did I say loved?  I mean LOVED! So in the spirit of the ranch we made these fun stick ponies as a birthday activity for Elle’s birthday.  To be honest I wasn’t sure how they were going to go.  But […]