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A tale of friendship… of the twitter kind!

by Mindy Lockard on February 21, 2010

Saturday night I received an award from my alma mater, Northwest Christian University.  It was a very humbling night.  A few of my  family members were able join me for the awards gala: my mother Sue, her partner Ron, Sister Becky, Ty’s mother, my very supportive husband Ty and our six year old daughter Elle. Maggie and I both know her limits, at this time in her four year […]


Thinking about Tipping…

by Mindy Lockard on August 12, 2009

This July/August issue of (live until August 15th) magazine is… In the spirit of the season, this week’s tip from magazine  is to start planning now for holiday tipping by putting money aside or picking up gift cards, and collecting names. Holiday Tipping is a wonderful way to show gratitude to those who have […]


Tales from the Sweep!

by Mindy Lockard on April 22, 2009

I’d like to introduce one of ManneroftheMonth‘s fabulous subscribers, Liesel Brooks!  As our subscribers know, quality introductions aren’t just about just giving a name they also include a bit about the person (helps the conversation)… Liesel is mother to four, has the singing voice of an angel, sense of humor that makes you roll on the […]


Testing, testing, 1, 2, 3!

by Mindy Lockard on April 17, 2009

Ladies and gentlemen, I’m excited to announce that the NEW! and online magazine are officially live for perusing and subscribing.  Re-designing a website is very much like pregnancy and childbirth sans the option of scheduling an induction or the offer of an epidural…unless you count wine. Just like pregnancy, the development process produces sleepless nights, random […]