Best of/Worse of Year in Review

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Top 8 Family Travel Moments of 2016

We started 2016 with a non-mobile 5 month old baby and a kindergartener in intensely cold Steamboat Springs, and we are scheduled to end the year at home in 70+ degree weather with a fully reading first grader, a toddling 17 month old, and a new puppy named Holly. I can’t say that the pace of life has slowed any in these last 12 months, but it was certainly a big year of growing for our crew in almost every way imaginable. This wasn’t…

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Top 13 Best and Worst Travel Stories of 2013 Winners

Happy New Year!  I hope everyone had a safe and fun celebration to bring in 2014.  I was safely passed out in my bed at home after enjoying a couple of days skiing in Colorado (more on that this week), but I look forward to lots of travel adventures in 2014! A couple days ago, I shared some of my best and worst travel and deals moments of 2013.  I also asked for you to do the same in the…

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Worst of 2013: Year in Review and Contest

Yesterday I highlighted some of my own “Best Of” travel and miles/points moments of 2013 and got to read many other “best of” travel stories in the comments section. However, I live in the real world where not everything goes as planned.  Sometimes despite your best intentions you have some “Worst of” moments.  There were some trips that didn’t go as planned, some deals that went belly-up, some opportunities I missed out on, etc. So, this post is dedicated to…

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Best of 2013: Year in Review and Contest

Just as I have done the last several years, I want to end 2013 by reviewing some of the best and worst deals and travel moments of the year.  It is a fun way to both look back at the last 12 months, and prepare to move forward to another year of travel ups and downs!  This post will focus on the good times, and tomorrow I will launch a post on some of the (sometimes entertaining) worst of moments. …

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Best of and Worst of 2012 Winners!

As a (hopefully) fun way to review the year that is now behind us, I continued the tradition of having a little “Best of and Worst of Year in Review” contest.  To make things a little more interesting, I offered up some Starbucks gift cards to those with the “Best of” or “Worst of” comments.  I normally leave winners to fate using random.org, but this time had the Mommy Points team pick the winners….which was fun but stressful – ended…

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Worst of 2012 and Starbucks Giveaway

Yesterday I highlighted some of my own “Best Of” travel moments of 2012. There are also some great moments shared by others in the comments section! No doubt that 2012 was good to many in the miles and points world as we got in on some great deals, had some fantastic redemptions, and really added to our points totals in a big way. Of course, not everything is sunshine and roses. There were some trips that didn’t go as planned,…

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2011 Best of/Worst of Winners!

First off, Happy New Years!!!  We had a very low-key early evening with some friends, some s’mores, some small fireworks, and our little toddler (who did not nap today, so will not be staying up anywhere near midnight!).  It is a perfect finale to a great year for our family.  I hope that you were able to ring in the New Year in a way that makes you just as happy! I really loved all of the stories that were…

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2011 Best of & Worst of: Worst Promos of the Year!

This 2011 Best of and Worst of series has been pretty fun.  I think 2011 has been pretty freaking exciting on the miles and points front.  We have reviewed some of the “Best of” categories including: Best Airline Promo of 2011 Best Hotel Promo of 2011 Best Credit Card Promo of 2011 Now it is time for the “Worst of’s” post.  I am by nature a pretty positive person, so while I absolutely want to review the worst promos of…

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2011 Best of & Worst of: Credit Card Promos

For the next installment of the 2011 Best of & Worst of series, I am going to look at the best credit card promos of 2011.  This is the third of several posts in this series that will run until the end of the year.  Then the information will be compiled into one master Best of & Worst of 2011 post!  Remember, there will be some Starbucks gift cards awarded to some lucky contributors to this series!  In case you…

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