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Monthly Archives: August 2015

My Quick Run To DFW And Back

On Saturday I took a quick trip to Dallas in hopes of completing my American Airlines Elite Status Challenge and making it home on-time for dinner with G&O. Both of these tasks seemed in jeopardy early on. I arrived at Fort Lauderdale airport at 8:30am [...]

August 31, 2015 Posts

Credit Cards And How They Impact Your Score

  DD Daddy Reader Lia sent me a message on Facebook looking for clarification on the impact of opening/closing credit cards and how it affects her credit score. “Because I know it’s so vital to the overall miles game – what [...]

August 28, 2015 Posts

AMEX Platinum 100K Offer – Won’t last!

  Right now Amex is offering a 100,000 membership reward points bonus offer if approved for the Amex Platinum card. For those of you who don’t follow credit cards close enough or at all, this is an insanely generous offer [...]

August 27, 2015 Posts

My Favorite Airline Miles

There are a few tricks within the Points and Miles Travel community that I like to keep on the hush hush, simply because if I shared it with too many people, well, it could jeopardize the continuity of it. But I [...]

August 26, 2015 Posts

Miami Spice Month: August 1 – September 30

Happy 1st day of school to all you parents out there. Hope your little ones have a great academic year. Don’t forget to take a break for yourself from the back to school insanity! If you live in South Florida, love [...]

August 24, 2015 Posts

Reminiscing About Sleep

In the spirit of #TBT and the fact that my mom brought it up today, the sleeping portion at night of G&O in the first 18 months of their lives was a whirlwind. We’d wake up every night, a few [...]

August 21, 2015 Posts

GIVEAWAY! Pair of AA Admirals Club Lounge Passes

To say ‘thank you’ for supporting Double Duty Daddy, I’m giving away (2) American Airlines Admiral lounge passes  for you to enjoy at any AA Admirals Club location. AA has lounges all over the world. The clubs are nice way to avoid the terminal [...]

August 19, 2015 Posts

AAdvantage Status Challenge

Last week prior to my trip to Rio, I decided to sign up for the American Airlines AAdvantage Elite Status Challenge to attain AA Gold status through February 2017. AA Gold is the lowest tier of elite status on American Airlines [...]

August 18, 2015 Posts

“What do you mean, TWO?”

I’m always asked,  “What was your reaction when you found out you were having twins?”, “Are they fraternal or identical?”,  and my personal favorite, “Do twins run in your family?”. To the last question, I always answer the same way, “Identical [...]

August 13, 2015 Posts

Credit Card Rewards: What’s Your Type?

  Disclaimer: I am not a financial professional or credit card consultant, nor do I claim to be. Do your research before applying for credit cards and understand how it impacts your overall credit health.  Before I start posting about specific [...]

August 12, 2015 Posts