Oregon Weekend: Part Three

For our final stop on the Oregon weekend we packed up and left Annie Creek to drive out to Highway 101 and up the Oregon Coast to Thor’s Well. The biker that we charged the battery for told us to take the route through Umpqua National Forest so we did and it was beautiful! ItContinue reading “Oregon Weekend: Part Three”

Oregon Weekend: Part One

For our first big camper trip we opted to drive 450 miles to Crater Lake, go big or go home right? We set out and drove the whole way there in one day which we learned was probably a little farther than we’d like to do in one day. We stopped at a bunch ofContinue reading “Oregon Weekend: Part One”

Travel, travel, travel to Thailand!

We purchased our flights to Thailand for $423 round trip and unfortunately one of the factors in them being so cheap was that they were out of Vancouver airport, which is about 2.5 hours away from us. So on Friday we set off from Seattle to drive to Vancouver. After we parked and took theContinue reading “Travel, travel, travel to Thailand!”

Minimalist packing for a 2 week vacation

Anyone who has known me knows that I am an habitual over-packer. I can easily pack 4 pair of shoes for a long weekend! Over the past year or so though, I’ve tried to pack less. In fact, I’ve tried to buy less “stuff” in general. Last year, we visited France in one trip andContinue reading “Minimalist packing for a 2 week vacation”

The Points and Miles Game

Jamie and I started playing the credit card points and miles game back in September of last year. Since then, we have earned the following: Chase Ultimate Rewards – 143,544 points = $2,870.88AmEx Membership Rewards – 165,098 points = $3,301.96Citi Thank you Rewards – 53,557 points = $910.47American Airlines – 60,424 miles = $845.94Delta Airlines –Continue reading “The Points and Miles Game”