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A Funny Thing Happened

April 4th, 2014 at 09:00 am

The Southwest card statement closed earlier this week. I could see the bonus miles were rewarded. So, I went looking at my husband's Rapids Reward account. No deposit. Yet. I looked again today. No deposit. What? How long does it take? It seemed fast last time!

On a whim, I checked my Rapid Rewards account. The deposit was made there! I haven't even had a Southwest Visa yet, but I did open the rewards account awhile back when there was an offer for 2,000 miles for opening the account. I must have put the wrong rewards number on the application. Or maybe I did it on purpose and didn't remember. This will allow to actually redeem those 2000 miles along with the 53,000+ miles my husband earned on this latest Southwest Visa offer.

We will getting $550 worth of gift cards in all. I will be ordering those later today, likely a combination of Kohl's, Lowe's, Walmart and Amazon. If I remember right the Walmart cards were the easiest to spend since I could buy groceries and household items we buy everyday.

Not sure what I will get done on the organizing front today. I have a volunteer obligation later, but I still might have a few minutes to dive into a pile of things somewhere. Smile

In fitness news, I lost 1 pound this week. I did five days of cardio and four days of lifting weights. I've been getting a few squats in here at home too. I feel so much better and I'm noticing clothes fitting much looser. This morning my husband said my face looks a little thinner. A wife does like to hear that!

Any odd things happen to you that surprised you a bit? Will you be organizing anything today? What is the one place that you find the hardest to organize or keep clutter free? Did you lose any weight this week on your fitness plan?

2 Responses to “A Funny Thing Happened”

  1. snafu Says:

    Terrific news to get $ 550. in gift cards with planned, thoughtful use of CCs to take advantage of their promotions. Fridays are my dust vacuum focus rotating start point with last week's finish. By end i just want done! I've washed 3 of 4 bathrm floors and will finish by tidying the utility cupboard.

    We're supposed to meet friends for dinner so I need to touch up manicure. I have a gift card for a professional 'shellac' manicure but didn't make an appointment since this outing was spontaneously arranged by husbands. I wonder what that new product is like or how it is different.

  2. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    What a nice amount of gift cards to figure out. Smile

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