Chic This Week: Mini Escapes

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Reader-recommended getaways

Vacations are pricy and don’t exactly fit into your busy schedule. Check out this Weekend Getaway Guide for quick trips that’ll cure your travel bug without stressing your schedule or breaking the bank.

Life as a Professional Tourist
This woman has taken a permanent vacation in her hometown — and gets paid to do it. Discover how her excursions and adventures help you enjoy your visit to her vacation destination.

Red River, Red River
After playing Red Rover, Red Rover at recess all through grade school, it’s time to graduate to bigger and better things, so learn how this close getaway gives you a recess from stress.

House of Health
You’ll get more than just overnight accommodations and a warm meal at this bed and breakfast. You’ll experience and learn a lifestyle geared toward health and well being.

Break out Your Boots
It’s almost summer time, which screams country concerts, sundresses and cowboy boots. Read on to find out where you can go to find the latest boot fashions.

Retreat to Relaxation
Each spa offers a couple signature services that make them stand out from the crowd. Learn how this getaway helps you reconnect with nature in its spa treatments.

Chic Spotlight: Tiny Trip Traveler Jennifer Reed
When it comes to traveling away from the Queen City for a couple hours, this local lady has become quite the expert. Get tips from her travels and a sneak peek into her new book.

Editor in Chic: Adventure Unplugged
iPods and iMacs and iPads, oh my! Our Editor in Chic craves adventure that isn’t pumped through an iSomething device. Read on to see what she plans to do.

Total Body Wellness: Believe it or Not
One key factor separates those who are successful in the gym and those who are not. Our fitness expert reveals how you can take control of that surprising obstacle.

Orange on Green: Can You Afford to Get Away?
The trick to enjoying your weekend getaway is actually to get away from your stresses. Our new financial columnists help you avoid taking your debt on vacation with you.

McCoy on Movies: “Iron Man 2” Review
After the original proved to be a box office hit, “Iron Man 2” looks to up the ante as the unofficial kick-off to this year’s summer movie season. See whether our movie critic thinks it’s worth the hype.

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May 11: Speak Fashion, Speak Life
May 12: Girlfriends, Glamour & GOLD
May 12: Social Media Workshop
May 12: Coffee Cluck
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May 14-16: Maifest at Mainstrasse Village
May 15: Savings Summit
May 16: Arthritis Walk
May 18: Business at Breakfast
May 19: Work Smart, Not Hard Workshop
May 19: Handbag Heaven
May 20: Afterhours – An Unusual Twist to Your Usual Bridal Show
May 20: Michael Kors Trunk Show at Madeira Optical
May 20: Minx & Models
May 20: Girls Night Out in O’Bryonville
May 21: Tee Off at Tellers