July 20, 2017

Girlfriend Getaway — Beading in Mountain View

 Article Irene Lenihan as told to Deb Peterson   |   Photos courtesy of Irene Lenihan   Winter is a great time for indoor hobbies like beading, making jewelry with beads. If you’re a beader, you probably spend a lot of time working by yourself, but beading doesn’t have to be a solitary pursuit. Beaders from the Read More

Girlfriend Getaway — Thrifting in Canton with the Pig & Cotton Girls

  By Cara Coleman Acres of unfound treasure and rusted possibilities can be found on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday before the first Monday of every month at First Monday Trade Days in the little Texas town of Canton, 70 miles east of Dallas. Its reputation as the largest flea market in the world is Read More

Floating the Buffalo — Girlfriend Getaway in the Ozarks

  By Cindy Young | Photos by Kevin Pieper Here in the Ozarks of north central Arkansas, we are blessed to be surrounded by a number of wonderful waterways to enjoy—the Buffalo National River, White River, North Fork River, Crooked Creek, Bull Shoals Lake, and Lake Norfork. People come from all over the world to Read More

“The Girls” Gather in Greenwood, MS

  By Joyce Cameron After three months of coordinating the busy schedules of 10 women, we finally booked a two-night girlfriend getaway in Greenwood, Mississippi to celebrate Shana Hopper’s 40th birthday. Greenwood, Mississippi?? When I first heard that our destination was Greenwood, I thought Megan O’Neal had lost her mind. What could possibly be in Read More

The 5 Elements of a Marvelous Girlfriend Getaway

  By Kelly Householder-Giuliano Friendship ranks way up there on the list of good things in life that I value and cherish. Girlfriend getaways (GGs) are great opportunities for bonding with your besties, which is why I love them and have taken quite a few. Yet when Deb Peterson asked me to share five things Read More

Chickens, Purses, & Glass, Oh My! A girlfriend getaway to Little Rock

  By Christy Case Keirn There are some trips that are just tailor-made for the ladies…strolling through fall gardens, spending the night in a frilly Bed and Breakfast, wandering through a purse museum, and shopping, shopping and more shopping. Recently two friends and I set off on such a trip and we agreed it was Read More

TOP OF THE ROCK: Over-the-top fantastic

  By Christy Case Keirn Several years ago, when I moved to the Ozarks, I asked around for a special place to celebrate my husband’s birthday. More than one person told me Top of the Rock at Big Cedar was just the place – it was a fairly short drive, served incredible food, and had Read More

Traveling Sisters: Don’t Rain on Our Parade

   By Jan Peitz “Sisters, Sisters, there were never such devoted sisters…” Irving Berlin Since our parents passed 23 years ago, my two sisters, Sandy and Brenda, and I have made it a priority to spend time together twice a year. We named this special time Sister’s Retreat, and we rotate between our home states Read More