As we wrap up 2014 and another blogging year, I just want to say thank you to all those I’ve met whether in person or virtual, my readers, and most
Early last week, Blackhawk Technologies, the company behind ReloadIT, PayPower, GiftCardMall, GoWallet, GiftCardLab, CardZone, their acquisition of CardPool, and a Visa Buxx flav..
H/T to Wandering Aramean
Over the holiday, I noticed a few folks on twitter mentioning that their accounts were locked out. Of course, my first response was to check mine (becau..
No you bloody well shouldn’t.
But strangely many people do. There are so many reasons why it is desirable to inflate your income, here are a few:
Higher Income = higher individ..
Grand Hyatt Beijingat Oriental Plaza
This is part of our Thanksgiving Round the World trip, you can find my initial thoughts / intro here, and The Grand Hyatt Tokyo review here. ..
In January 2015, we will see some category changes under the Hyatt portfolio. The hotels are:
Hyatt House Raleigh North Hills
Saw this plane on the way to the gate. Wanted to switch flights so badly!
Here is Part 2 of our epic 26+ hours of travel to Taipei. You can find
Happy Holidays, a belated Merry Christmas, Happy Boxing Day, and apologies in advance for things being a bit light!
The Weekly News Roundup is a collection of headlines from arou..
One Kings Lane has their famous “blowout” sale today where items are at giveaway prices. OKL is my go-to for travel gifts and funky finds, especially vintage prints and maps.
Toddlers. Insisting on pushing stroller through terminal in PJs at 530 AM…
We’re still recovering. A few days ago we set a family record by traveling for 26 hours straight –
In August 2013, I opened a Chase United MileagePlus Explorer card thinking I would utilize it more than I would. I wound up closing the card, but it was actually
The team up of CardCash and Walmart has gone live. If you haven’t seen it, you should check it out so you know your options.
The user interface/experience with the Walmart
I recently returned from our first family international trip – we travelled through Spain, starting at Madrid, and moving South to stop at Toledo, Granada and Cordoba. It was a
Image: Currier & Ives/Wikimedia Commons
Once again, as it so happens every December 25th, the western hemisphere seems to move in slow motion. Schools, banks, and many businesses..
Big girl in Taiwan
It’s been a busy travel year for me. After taking it relatively easy in 2013 (newborn baby excuse), I’ve managed to make five international trips this year.
I recently posted that the gift card exchange with United for miles has come back after a small hiatus. The Associated Press has reported that Walmart will be partnering with Car..
Here’s a fun Fandango promo I found as I know many of you are cinema bound: Get a FREE $5 VUDU movie credit when you buy tickets now. Offer valid
I want to put this out there. I love and hate you Evolve Money! I like how you help pay my bills without a fee and the ability to pay
I’ll be the first to admit, I don’t “travel hack” in the truest sense of the word. In reality, I don’t even do what I’m about to talk about, however, I’m
A snowman wishes you Happy Holidays from 34th Street, Baltimore, MD, December 2014
Today I wanted to give a quick shout-out to a Holiday activity worth seeking out if you are
As some of you may know I applied for a 40,000 mile offer straight from US Airways and found out I was able to get the 50,000 mile match along with
M is our packing supervisor
I can’t remember where I read it, but I once saw someone suggest that parents should take a “lap baby moon” of sorts, one last trip
Portal Bonus Roundup: Here’s whats on my cashbackmonitor:
Sears 8x and Staples 6x through SW portal sounds good but pickings are unusually slim
Sears – deals have dried up,..