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We’re having a #SheafferLiving #HolidayPrep Party!!!

by Mindy Lockard on November 12, 2012

We are preparing for the holidays and would love to have you join us! The holidays are a time for food, friends and the handwritten word. Joining our Twitter Party are three fabulous experts who are sure to help us get the most out of our #HolidayPrep! Starting with our friends at Crane & Co. […]


I don’t know about you ladies, but I’m feeling a little nutty. Butternutty. This is one of my most favorite soups to whip-up for lunch, dinner or even dessert. That’s right, I’m totally nutty for this soup! This is what you’ll need 1 butternut squash peeled and chopped 1 large sweet onion olive oil 2 […]

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Fashion and Family Tradition

by Mindy Lockard on September 13, 2012

I’m sure this will not come as a surprise to you, I am a traditionalist. Shocker, I know. This love of tradition is often expressed in my fashion style. From vintage handbags and scarves to pieces that have been passed down–some costume, some valuable–in my family, I love adding a little old to my every […]


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 […]


Since supporting our troops and their families is close to my Gracious Living heart, I was honored when TLC reached out to me about helping them promote a new series that will air on Monday night called “Surprise Homecoming” a show dedicated to reuniting men and women in service and their loved ones.