From the category archives:


Dos and Taboos to Trip the Light “Fun”tastic

by Mindy Lockard on August 21, 2009

I have to admit I owe the Lane County Fair and her sisters across the nation an apology for the many conclusions I jumped to without actually taking the time to get to know her. We had a fabulous time! Here are a few Dos and Taboos we picked up along the way… Do: take […]


Never say Never!

by Mindy Lockard on August 19, 2009


Take to the Table Tuesday: For the Love of Berries

by Mindy Lockard on August 18, 2009

The talk of our table this summer has been berries! Oh, berries how I  love you, let me count the ways! I love… the look on Elle and Maggie’s faces when they stumble out of bed to find a bowl full of these waiting for them on the breakfast table. I love… to pair a […]


Happy Birthday Julia!

by Mindy Lockard on August 16, 2009

I often joke that there are a few culinary milestones that I think are monumental to becoming a domestic goddess 1. Bake a pie with light and flaky crust 2. Perfectly roast a turkey 3. Master the Art of French Cooking. This last Saturday 10 of our closest friends got together to celebrate the birthday of […]


Breaking the rules…

by Mindy Lockard on August 2, 2009

This may come as a surprise (or not) that I am a rule follower.  Oh yes, it’s true; I do love good guidelines and use them in my parenting,  social life and business.  However, sometimes the best memories are made when we set ourselves free to break a rule or two, and that is exactly […]