10-second tip: 7,500 United or American bonus miles for dining.

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Here’s a nice offer from United/American that stacks nicely with Small Business Saturday!

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Running with the devil.

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I met the Devil’s Advocate this weekend and he was inspirational, to say the least.

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Check your wallet – you might be missing $57 from Amex!

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If you’ve been relying on Amex for premium roadside assistance, you might want to check your benefits package. As of November 30, 2014, this benefit will be removed from some cards.

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An unlikely travel tip from GQ magazine…would you try it?

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As anyone who has ever traveled with me knows, I have chronic carry-on bag issues. My bag is always WAY too heavy and crammed full of stuff. Much to my chagrin, I usually end up relying on the kindness of a strong stranger to help me lift it into the […]

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Amazon Fresh: lifesaver?

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Amazon Fresh is a super-convenient, super speedy delivery service. From groceries to restaurant meals to a new calendar, you can get it all delivered to your doorstep in 24 hours or less.

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Huge savings at Piperlime – here’s how to get 40% off!

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Discounts this big are rare at Piperlime. Here’s how to snap up a few great pieces with huge savings.

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6 things.


What are you up to this weekend? These are a few things I’ll be using/thinking about/doing. Hope you have a great one!

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Insider tip: how to snag the secret “family row” on Alaska Airlines.


Did you know that there is a secret “family row” on Alaska Airlines? It’s kind of like ordering off the secret menu at In-N-Out Burger. Here’s how to get it.

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Did you win $200 from HotelEngine?


A few days ago, I was happy to offer a big giveaway here on the blog: $200 in hotel cash from HotelEngine. The contest ended last night, and now I’m happy to announce the winner! Was it you?

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How to really enjoy a museum.


Here’s an interesting – and possibly more fulfilling – way to enjoy a museum.

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