Winter Getaway Team Challenge

Winter Getaway Team Challenge

Earning Money
108/365 There's a new Team Challenge over on Swagbucks that starts tomorrow. You can join today to make sure that any points you earn starting at 12:00am on Monday will count towards your minimum of 600 points to receive your Swag Up of either 100 SB for the winner, and 25 SB for the runner-up. Play the Team Challenge Team…
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Fee-Free Visa Gift Cards at Staples

Fee-Free Visa Gift Cards at Staples

Earning Money, Travel
107/365 Starting tomorrow, you can pick up some fee-free Visa gift cards at Staples. I use my Chase Ink Business Plus to get 5x Ultimate Rewards at office supply stores. While Chase no longer offers this card, you could use my referral to get the Business Preferred (which does not get 5x at office supply stores), and then downgrade to…
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Looking Ahead at Disneyland and Disney World

Looking Ahead at Disneyland and Disney World

Disney, Feature Articles
106/365 The recent hike in Disneyland prices has got me thinking, and reassessing our current travel goal of Disney Premier Passports, which grant annual pass privileges to both Disneyland and Disney World in one year. I am still really excited about Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge opening at both resorts, but there are other things on the horizon that are pretty…
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Top 10 Gadgets for Travel

Top 10 Gadgets for Travel

Disney, Travel
105/365 Over the years, we've accumulated a selection of things to help make traveling, especially with kids, a lot easier. Here are our top ten. If you'd like to take a gander at the full list of our tried and true, check out my Amazon Recommendations page. Otherwise, if you see a product you'd like to purchase, the titles are…
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Trip Report: Flagstaff

Trip Report: Flagstaff

Feature Articles, Travel
104/365 When I say we rarely get snow in Phoenix, I mean it. The only time I remember snow on the ground in Phoenix was when I was in high school. I took the day off, it was such a momentous occasion. (I probably would have had more fun if I'd gone to school that day, but hey, that's what…
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January Shop Swago is Over

January Shop Swago is Over

Earning Money
103/365 This Swago has ended. There's a new Swago up on Swagbucks. It's a shopping Swago which means lots of click-throughs to stores. I usually do these a couple at a time to make sure they've gone through, and then close the browser tab that they opened in. Read on to learn about some of the squares if you are unfamiliar.…
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Disneyland Raises Ticket Prices

Disneyland Raises Ticket Prices

Disney, Saving Money
101/365 Ironically, I just posted my goal update for our Premier Passports yesterday, and this morning, Disneyland raised their prices on every. single. ticket. Yep. Even on the Premier Passports, which jumped $382 each overnight. That's $1146.06 more for the three of us to get Premier Passports next year. (Fingers crossed they don't raise the price again before September!) I…
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Groupon to the Rescue!

Groupon to the Rescue!

Saving Money
99/365 Now that the holidays are over, the length of Winter Break seems to have doubled. Well, not really, but there is the problem of how to keep everyone busy and happy in the remaining days. Luckily we live in a mild climate, so the day after New Year's, we went to the park all afternoon with the cousins. "We're…
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