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I took the plunge and upgraded to the redesigned American Express Platinum Card. The $200 Uber credit is a great perk that gets put to use monthly.  With a $550 annual fee, be sure to use all of the benefits listed here to recover your annual costs.

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The Serenity of Cape May

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There’s nothing like enjoying the beach in the off season, no crowds, plenty of vacancies and a real sense of serentity. We checked into the seaside hotel, Icona Cape May in mid September and loved the beauty of the hotel. Icona is decorated in cool crisp whites and blue with spacious rooms. The hotel is laid back and friendly and is directly across the street from the beach.

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Luxury On A Budget

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Finding a good deal to enjoy an exciting weekend break or extended holiday takes time and patience, but the rewards definitely make it worthwhile. Everyone loves to boast to friends and family about an action-packed weekend or an amazing trip they’ve experienced.

Whether it’s a city break just a train’s ride away, a luxurious retreat, a family day out to entertain the kids or a new find just around the corner, we all want to learn new ways to see and do lovely things without breaking the bank.

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Luxury Fashion Finds

Shopping for luxury fashion can be very expensive, but if done strategically you can save thousands of dollars.  Off season shopping often yields deep discounts. Take for instance these top designer finds at Nordstrom Rack, Clear the Rack sale. $2400 of winter fashion finds for $275, that’s 11% of the cost! So while Spring is here and the temperatures are rising, we all know that Winter is sure to return. The sale is going on now!

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Breakfast Should Be Pretty Too.

From Our Playlist: Marcus Miller featuring Corrine Bailey Rae

There’s some great music coming out of Leeds, UK. Bassist Marcus Miller featuring Corrine Bailey Rae is a favorite. Check it out.

Absolutely Fabulous, London

On our recent trip to London we visited the top tourist attractions, stayed at the fabulous 45 Park Lane and dined at Wolfgang Puck’s only restaurant outside of the US, CUT. The Dorchester Collection’s 45 Park Lane did not disappoint. Located within walking distance to the top London sites and across from Hyde Park, we enjoyed leisurely strolls through many of London’s beautiful gardens.

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Dreams and Magic

Disneyland Paris is a luxury for the entire family.  It’s large and expansive on 85 acres; with a great variety of rides.  It has pretty plantings; and it’s only 40 minutes by train from Paris – so there’s always the possibility of a double-destination holiday.  So gather the family and head to Disneyland Paris for a few days of fun!

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