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Girl Trip: Hot Springs, Arkansas – Thanksgiving Weekend

Girl Trip: Hot Springs, Arkansas – Thanksgiving Weekend

Hot Springs, Arkansas, has always been a popular vacation destination for the more mature adult crowd, and I guess I have finally reached that generation that aches to hit the healing mineral waters of Hot Springs. Pun intended. Once your kids grow up, there comes a...

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Is Travel Insurance a Smart Buy?

Is Travel Insurance a Smart Buy?

Sisterhood of the Traveling Brush is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program (and other affiliate programs), an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com....

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Jordan: Petra, Amman & the Dead Sea

Jordan: Petra, Amman & the Dead Sea

Jordan was a very spiritual trip for me. I felt the historical significance of everyplace we visited.  It is a little scary, in this day and age, to be an American woman visiting the Middle East. There is no doubt that we are different, and with my...

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Amsterdam-One Cool Trip!

Amsterdam-One Cool Trip!

Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport was a hub for the now-defunct Northwest Airlines, and was the first stop on over 90% of my trips to Europe from the US. A grand airport it is, too. The nicest I have ever been in, and I have been in a few. This blog post is not about the...

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Galveston-A Year Round Southern Destination

Galveston-A Year Round Southern Destination

Living less than 3 hours from Galveston, TX, is has been a popular destination for our family for decades. I remember traveling to Galveston as a child, and the thrill of getting out of the car on the ferry to feed the sea gulls. The boys used...

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Prague in the Wintertime

Prague in the Wintertime

My favorite destination trip to Europe is definitely Prague, in the Czech Republic. The architecture and the cobblestone streets winding through the city are something out of a romantic suspense novel. The chapels and ornate structures, including the train station...

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Destin Florida Food, Lodging & Spa

Destin Florida Food, Lodging & Spa

Our 15th Annual Great Mother’s Day Adventure took us to Destin, Florida this year. The Mecca for Southern sun worshipers. My daughters, Mandi and Candi, along with Candi’s children, Shelton (13), Jewel (10), and Jesslyn (3) and I loaded up into Candi’s Chevy Tahoe...

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Henderson Beach State Park, Destin, Florida

Henderson Beach State Park, Destin, Florida

These are photos I took at Henderson Beach State Park in Destin, FL last week. I was trying to show good examples of the horizon line, and how where you place it on your painting changes the focus of your piece. Of course the horizon is always a straight line, but...

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