Just a quick update today to Deal Dad’s hospital stay in Gran Canaria. Thanks to you who asked about him- I’m happy to report he is doing much better. But
Hijinks at the Hyatt ChesapeakeI’m writing this post at the indoor pool of the Hyatt Chesapeake watching Deal Girl and her BFF float on a raft while playing a game
Five Star Service You Don’t Want
I’ve long been an advocate for travel insurance and usually see some pushback. Objections usually run along “XXX credit card has trip cancellati..
Every time I travel with the Deal Kids I learn something new- or in this case re-learn what I’ve forgotten. Here in Gran Canaria I’ve learned that taking American Kids
I’m happy to help with travel dilemmas whenever I can and encourage you to reach out with this Dear Deal Mommy series, at firstname.lastname@example.org as well as via Facebook or
I’ve seen a lot of angst in the points and miles blogosphere lately. With few exceptions (Check out PFDigest’s “Hot Deal”) most “State of the Union” posts I’ve seen carry a tinge
(Sorry for the clickbait headline, couldn’t resist.) I was reviewing the list of Starwood hotel category changes that go into effect March 1 and came across my favorite SPG hote..
Events like the Travel and Adventure Expo this past weekend are both fun for the kids and educational for me. 2016’s show had definite highlights but also seemed less attended
One of the tips Disney experts throw around is “renting DVC points is a great way to save money on Disney World hotels”. Renting DVC (Disney Vacation Club) points has
Thanks to all of you that helped with Camp Mom Solo– your ideas helped me narrow down the swarm of destinations in my head. I settled upon the south of France
Over the weekend Tokyo Disney came up on Twitter and I realized I never summarized my thoughts on the happiest place in Japan. While I enjoyed and recommend Hong Kong Disneyland,
This post is part of the Souvenir Stories series, where I share the stuff that takes me back once I get home.
Snowzilla has arrived with a roar. We’re over two
With over 10 trips to Disney World in the last five years I’ve become an expert at house of mouse hotels. I’ve shared whether to book Disney World hotels on or
Last weekend my partner and I went to New York City to see Hamilton, the hit new Broadway musical. As a newly minted Diamond member of Hyatt Gold Passport, I
Happy New Year! Instead of a typical recap post I thought it would be fun to share 2015 in pictures. We spent over 900,000 points on travel in 2015 and
Yes, Orlando has two airports: MCO and SFB. However, I learned (AGAIN) last night how differently I think from the rest of the world. Let me explain.
I’m in Florida for
In honor of Halloween, I wanted to share some pics from Mexico City. Dia de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is actually on November 2nd and in Mexico
I was going to comment on Joe’s post about paying $30 to make sure he sat next to his 3 year old but then I remembered I have a blog!
I gave Deal Girl the Sun but she gave me so much more. This past weekend we were invited on a tour with Urban Adventures to visit Teotihuacan on their
Thanks to everyone who chimed in with opinions/advice on my aversion to Uber last week. With your encouragement Deal Girl and I took the plunge this week and the results,
Greetings from Mexico City! I’ll have a lot to share about our adventure over the next few posts but just wanted to give a shout-out to a last minute (great)
Yes, I’m scrambling again. Less than 48 hours from departure to Mexico City with Deal Girl and I haven’t even started doing the laundry I need to do to start
I never thought I’d tell this story on the blog. My worst taxi story is either hilarious or terrifying, depending on my mood in the telling, but it shows me