Pants On Fire

Saying Hello To Hello World World Headquarters

A couple weeks ago I reported that points from the IHG Priceless Surprises promotion were posting. I realize now that that might have been a bit of an overstatement. My statement was more or less based on my own two data points -- I had mailed in two…

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London Approach

Help Us Get To The One Direction Concert In Style… Or Not!

As I first wrote about in late July, Starwood was kind enough to invite me and 10 of my closest friends (in other words, you guys!) to a One Direction concert at the O2 arena in London on September 28, 2015. They gave us the SPG Suite, similar to the…

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Deltalandingpage

And The Winners Of Delta’s Dirty Caption Contest Are…

On Friday we asked blog readers to help caption a delta.com targeted landing page that was very gay-friendly, in the way that the adult reading materials section at Circus of Books on Santa Monica Boulevard is "very gay-friendly." As a reminder, the…

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Lucky’s Lucky 7th: And The Winners Are…

Over the past week we've been celebrating seven years of blogging at One Mile at a Time, with a series of contests and prizes. It has been a pretty fun week, with giveaways every day, and I feel I've gotten to know you guys better as you've shared your…

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Favorite Post

Lucky’s Lucky 7th: Favorite Posts

Checking this morning I’ve written over 8,000 blog posts in the past seven years. That’s an average of three posts per day, and well over 12 million words. We won’t even talk about the comments and emails, but, yeah, my life outside this blog is every…

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Lucky’s Lucky 7th: Caption This Photo

For today’s party we’re heading over to Facebook where I’ve shared this image: Leave a comment on this Facebook post with your funniest caption, and be sure to like your favorite other comments. The contest runs until 11:59PM Pacific, at which point…

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Cupcake

Lucky’s Lucky 7th: What’s A Party Without Cake?

Seven years is a long time to write a blog, and seven days is a long time to host giveaways. So today we’ll make it easy on everyone. If you’re not already subscribed to my email newsletter, now’s your chance. I’ll be randomly selecting seven subscribers…

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Travel Story

Lucky’s Lucky 7th: Favorite Travel Memories

I'm celebrating seven years of blogging this week, and it has been a really fun first few days. Hearing about your best mileage redemptions and seeing your travel photos (check out the gallery -- you guys are amazing photographers) has been really fun.…

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Photo Contest

Lucky’s Lucky 7th: Instagram Photo Contest

I'm celebrating seven years of the blog this week (OMG), and in addition to the traditional “comment to win” posts I’m trying other things that I hope will be fun/interesting. Today, I’m giving away $100 on Instagram. I generally share “real time” photos…

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7 Best Redemptions

Lucky’s Lucky 7th: Best Mileage Redemptions

To celebrate seven years of blogging (and reading) here on One Mile at a Time, I’m looking over past posts and having a giveaway every day this week. To start, I thought I’d highlight some of my favorite mileage redemptions from each year I’ve been writing…

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Filed Under: Awards, Contests
Lucky Cake

It’s My Birthday, But You’re Getting The Presents!

Well, technically it’s the blog’s birthday... ;) I started the blog seven years ago next Wednesday, which is incredible to me on so many levels. For starters, I didn’t know a thing about internet technology, or blogging for that matter. I wasn’t (and…

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