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My visit to the House of Miles.

Last week, I had the very exciting opportunity to visit the House of Miles. The House of Miles is home (well, office) to frequent flyer guru Randy Petersen, who founded FlyerTalk, BoardingArea, and InsideFlyer. He is also one of the founders of Milepoint.  While The Wall Street Journal refers to […]

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6 tips for staying at the Four Seasons Las Vegas, plus a review and a verdict.

I’m on my way home from a whirlwind trip to Las Vegas, where I spent two days hanging out with one of my best friends, just for fun. It was a weekend of glitz and glam, and we kicked it off in style by spending our first night in the […]

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Fun things to do in San Francisco.

Did you get the day off from work yesterday? What did you do? We spent the day bopping around in San Francisco. It was the perfect blend of touristy and local. We rode the ferry to Fisherman’s Wharf, then walked up to Coit Tower and through North Beach until we got […]

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All-inclusive resorts for families…close to Nirvana?

Last week we checked into Dreams, an all-inclusive resort in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. This is our first all-inclusive vacation as a family, and I have to say that so far I am LOVING IT. I decided to give Dreams a try when I had the opportunity to book our stay […]

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Hotel Review: Homewood Suites Liberty Station in San Diego. In a word: amazing.

The past four days we spent in San Diego was one of the best family vacations we’ve had in years. The weather was perfect, the kids got along, we chose great activities, and the hotel was amazing. While I was pleasantly surprised by all of the above, I was actually […]

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An end-of-summer family trip to San Diego: the walrus is gross but cool

We’re in San Diego this weekend, soaking up the last bits of Indian summer here in California. While this vacation has been fantastic so far (today), I’m still a little nervous about the next couple of days because of our near-disastrous Seattle weekend in August. However, being the intrepid traveler […]

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7 Super Fun Things To Do In Seattle With Kids – We Rocked It!

While our family trip to Seattle got off to kind of a rocky start, we were able to regroup and pull it together on the second day. Thank God. Here is a list of the 7 super fun things we did; I highly recommend all of them. 1) Check Out […]

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A Tough Day In Seattle With Kids: Swimming, Singing, And Shouting In The Rain

I’m writing this post because I personally love it when parents tell the truth about what went down during those 2-drink-minimum days. I think that most family travel blogs are kind of like Facebook – most of the time people gloss over the gritty stuff and focus on the shiny parts. […]

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The. Best. Vacation. (And I Didn’t Even Earn Any Points!)

I just got back from the best vacation I’ve had all year. I didn’t earn any points for it, I didn’t get any VIP status recognition or perks, and I had to pay cash…but it was The. Best. Vacation. Where was this amazing locale? Family camp! My family has been […]

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Bursting Onto The Seattle Scene – Family Style

I loved reading through all of your comments on my recent giveaway post. It was great to learn what kinds of posts you all enjoy reading and what kinds of posts you want more of. One request that came up a lot was trip planning, which is convenient because I […]

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