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September, 2013

  • 9 September

    Tips for Living Like a High Roller in Vegas at Penny Slot Prices

    I like to go to Vegas.  But I don’t like to spend a lot of money.  I can’t help but worry about the deal I could have had when I pay full price, and that counts double in Vegas!  (Have you seen the prices?!) But when I go out in …

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  • 9 September

    It’s Like a Diaper for Your Checked Wine

    I belong to a few wine clubs and one of the benefits is discounted wine.  One winery Tiff and I both love, Mazzocco, had a discount on wines–and an even larger one if you bought three cases.  So the two of us went in together with Keri to buy three …

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  • 8 September

    Vintage Plane (Gently) Crash Lands Near Beaver Co. Airport

    According to CBS news: A pilot and his passenger walked away after their vintage 1940’s airplane crash landed in a wooded area near the Beaver County Airport on Friday evening. News stories tend to exaggerate because it looks like he just needed to emergency land in the woods (which thankfully …

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  • 7 September

    Getting Gold Status with Hilton Without the Effort

    My mother and father are visiting this week, and as per usual, they are staying at a Hilton. They are very loyal to Hilton and had been Gold Status with Hilton for a while.  The benefits to having this status are: Quick Reservations & Check-In based on room preferences Late …

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  • 6 September

    Zero Hour!: The History of the Movie Airplane!

    My husband recently hosted a Zero Hour! viewing party.  Many people know the lines from Airplane!, but most don’t know the lines were literally lifted from another movie–a serious movie! I recommend running a double-feature viewing party of Zero Hour! and Airplane!–but don’t show them in chronological order.  While Zero Hour! …

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  • 6 September

    The Most… Interesting Flight Attendant Uniforms I’ve Seen

    A few days ago, I went through vintage airline print ads I liked.  One other thing I love to check out is flight attendant uniforms, whether they are the “regular” style, or one the airline adopts for a special occasion.  Again, you can check some cool uniforms out in the …

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  • 5 September

    The Winner of Our $100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!

    The winner of the $100 Amazon Gift Card for subscribing to our newsletter is…. Drumroll please… M. Fahey! Thanks for being a loyal reader since June 9th! I will be reaching out to our reader to provide the gift card, and will give a week’s time for response.   My …

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  • 2 September

    Groupon Offering Deals Without Pre-Purchase in Select Cities

    Groupon is offering a new product called Groupon Reserve, where you make your reservation through the Groupon site and a discount is automatically applied to your check.  There’s no pre-purchase required, nor running out to use a Groupon on its expiring day. This product is currently running in DC, Chicago, …

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  • 1 September

    TopGuest No Longer Earning Points for MLife

    I just received an email that as of yesterday, TopGuest will no longer earn points for MLife: Talk about lots of notice 😉 I previously mentioned how you can earn tons of points through TopGuest by going from casino to casino.  Not so much anymore. C’est la vie!  

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  • 1 September

    Deciding Whether Deals are Worth Going For

    Every Deal Has an Opportunity Cost When pursuing deals, it’s important to remember there’s an opportunity cost to every deal.  What could you be doing instead of going after that deal?  Or more importantly, what deal are you giving up by going after another one? This is especially true with …

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