Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina: our original intention for this trip was to experience good food and spend a lot of time outdoors. Even though we did get to do these things we realized quickly that our twonager was in charge of dictating where we would be spending our days, not us! Day 1 Our flight … Continue reading Raleigh-Durham Trip
Exciting news! Marriott and Chase are launching a new Marriott Rewards® Premier Plus Card and for a limited time you can earn 100,000 Bonus Points when you spend at least $5000 in the first 3 months of your account opening. This new credit card comes after the merger of the SPG loyalty program into Marriott’s and … Continue reading Don’t Hesitate!
Dear daughter (an open letter), On one regular week day in December your father and I unraveled the most amazing surprise that would change our lives for the better and forever. When we learned that you were on your way my eyes welled up, your father hugged me tight and smiled from ear to ear. … Continue reading Dear Daughter
On the last entry I mentioned some of my top favorite Cash Back credit cards. Of those mentioned two hold a special place near and dear to my heart. These are the Chase Freedom® and the Chase Freedom Unlimited® credit cards. Below are some of the reasons why these two are so valuable to me. … Continue reading Freedom
Our introduction to traveling for free initially took longer than my husband and I would have liked. The reason for this being that we had accrued a good amount of expenses and credit card debt as we moved out to our first place together and planned our wedding. Having mentioned this brings me to a … Continue reading Welcome to the Points Game
My husband and I have been together for a total of almost 16 years (this June) and we honestly kept going back and forth on the idea of having children for many years. At first, we knew we definitely wanted kids and thought it would be best to have them young, as we hit our … Continue reading First Impressions
‘I am so ready for you 2018!’, it feels like I was saying this just yesterday, yet April has quickly crept up on me…this year is definitely on overdrive! I am sure many of you have already broken a few (if not all) of your new year’s resolutions (‘guilty!’) and have stepped back into the … Continue reading Hello
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” -Mark Twain