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Gracious Girl Guide

2019 – 2020 Leadership Academy and LeadHERship academy! G3 LeadHERship 6th & 7th Grade Girls                 The G3 After School LeadHERship Program is a year long (bi-weekly_ program for 6th and 7th grade girls that focuses on developing leadership skills in girls by focusing on Bravery, Confidence and […]


Join me in a little exercise! Visualize yourself standing on the edge of a cliff. It’s high. VERY high. You are getting ready to jump, and look down at a net. The net that is going to catch you. What does that net look like? Small, weak, and with a large hole in the middle? […]


Charm School: How to ‘Graciously’ Eat a Doughnut

by Mindy Lockard on June 7, 2013

While manners are important, we don’t need to over think how we eat certain foods. For example, the doughnut. Afterall, and as you might remember from my earlier post, today is June 7th 2013 is National Doughnut Day. First, put away your knife and fork (silly) and grab a napkin. Paper is fine. Take a […]

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New Day NW: Entertaining Etiquette “Sticky Vase” DIY

by Mindy Lockard on August 23, 2012

I’m back at KING 5 New Day NW today… Today, we are talking about DIFFAglam Seattle, Entertaining Etiquette and I will be sharing a few Fall Gracious Living DIYs that I have up my sleeve! This DIY is a great way to include your children in the entertaining process and to add a fun earthly […]


My Favorite Pen Giveaway!

by Mindy Lockard on July 8, 2012

Happy Monday Gracious Girls! I’m so excited for today, because today we are kicking-off the first week of my three week (7/9, 7/16 & 7/23) Favorite Pen Giveaway!  What’s my favorite pen? Ring any bells? Here’s how you can enter to win your very own Sheaffer® Prelude® Mini: Drop a note below and tell me your […]