Well, Clever Friends, itâ€™s been quite an expensive couple of days. Last Saturday I shelled out $330 for two new tires on the family van so that weâ€™d be as safe as possible as we left town Saturday night for a charity event. At 12:15am Sunday … [Read more...] about How Knowing My Car Insurance Coverage Saved Me $250
The last two weeks have brought lower than normal temperatures, and a handful of light snowfalls. I noticed our van, which we purchased in January, was sliding quite a bit when I slowed at intersections, but just figured it was normal winter driving … [Read more...] about Rotate Your Tires, Or Pay The Price
Hi All, I don't know if you're following the news, but the Tesla Model S appears to be having an incendiary month. This Wednesday a third model S caught fire after being involved in a collision. This follows closely on the news of fires in … [Read more...] about Third Tesla Model S Fire In 5 Weeks
After my adventure with my broken down car, I had a dead car battery sitting in my garage that was still under warranty, but the Sears automotive center that I purchased it from in my city had recently closed. I could, however, return it … [Read more...] about The Car Breakdown Saga Part 3: Returning the Battery
The needed repair for my broken down car wasn't as bad as I had feared. It wasn't the alternator after all, it just needed a new battery. After a quick stop at my insurance company's office to get reimbursed for the tow, the whole … [Read more...] about Car Fixed, But What Should I Do With This Extra Battery?
With 3 cars, we have to keep 3 windshield washer reservoirs filled during the winter months. I used to see a gallon of fluid for only 99 cents, but now I can't seem to find it anywhere for under $1.50. Therefore, I made it my mission to find a recipe … [Read more...] about Making Your Own Windshield Washer Fluid