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Taking our relationship to the next level!

by Mindy Lockard on March 16, 2010

So, I think it’s time we move our relationship to the next level.  Since we’ve been together for some time now, I feel I can now be completely open about a fetish of mine… and I’m leaving town for ten days also making it easy to be totally honest. So, back to my fetish.  Okay. Are you ready?  […]


Q&A Wednesday: How to say Thank-You

by Mindy Lockard on November 24, 2009

With Thanksgiving less than 24 hours away there is no time like the present to focus on expressing gratitude with the written word.  One question I’m often asked while on the speaking trial is: “Do you have tips for writing a good Thank-You note?” Thank-You notes are best when written with words from the heart.  However, sometimes […]

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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 […]


A lovely surprise!

by Mindy Lockard on August 11, 2009

Yesterday I received a note in my in-box from one of my favorite on-line friends, Camille Maurice.  In Camille’s message she dropped a hint that I should swing by her site for a little surprise.  When I arrived this is what I found… Well Gracious Me!  What an honor. Dear sweet Camille nominated me and […]


So Thoughtful!

by Mindy Lockard on August 9, 2009

I had all but hit publish on a post featuring our fabulous weekend getaway in sunny Del Mar and my dream day as Gidget (which will now post on Friday) but stopped the press to bring you this… Some are students of schools of thought.  I am a student of my friend Jen’s school of […]