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Fierce Road Trip: One Perfect Day At The Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show

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If you’re a quilter or fiber artist, chances are you’ve heard of the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show. And if you haven’t, you really should!

With more than 1,300 quilts on display, the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show (SOQS) is internationally recognized as the largest outdoor quilt show and sale in the world. It’s also one of the oldest. (2018 marked the SOQS’s 43rd birthday.)

Every year during the quilt show, the streets of Sisters, Oregon, population 2,50o, quadruples with more than 10,000 visitors. People come to the SOQS from all 50 states and 27 foreign countries.  continue reading

The Best Carry On Bag (That’s Completely Fierce) 

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The second I saw it, I was pretty sure that the Travelon Underseat Carry-on was going to be my new favorite travel accessory. Now, after three weeks, six states, five flights, and so many hotels that I’ve lost count, I can state unequivocally that my instincts were spot-on.

This bag is fierce, fabulous, and basically the greatest piece of luggage I have ever owned. And I’ve owned a LOT. continue reading

Packing for a Trip? Here’s Three Travel Packing Tips for Work or Play.

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One of the great things about being over fifty is that, with our children grown or getting close to it, traveling – whether for business or pleasure – is a lot easier and can even be more fun.

Don’t get me wrong; it’s not that I didn’t enjoy all those trips with my kids.

But travel is definitely less stressful when you don’t have to pack diaper bags, strollers, or car seats. It’s also more fun when your road trip soundtrack doesn’t include fifty rounds or “99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall” or endless choruses of “Are we there yet?” and “Do not make me pull this car over, mister!” continue reading