Your child has a doctor's appointment, so you hurry everyone out the door, pushing shoes onto wiggly feet while you strap everyone into car seats. You breathe a sigh of relief because you're going to make it on time! Then you drop into the driver's seat and turn the key and... NOTHING HAPPENS. Your car battery is dead. Have you been there? It's the worst, isn't … [Read more...] about Where Is the Best Place to Buy a Car Battery?
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Do you have an older minivan? Are you thinking about selling it or trading it in for a new one? When is the right time? My Honda Odyssey minivan is 10 years old now with 116,000 miles. I wrote about my minivan before when I discussed how to remove paint transfer scuffs from a car. I know a lot of other families with minivans around this age. When a van is 10+ years old … [Read more...] about How to Know the BEST Time to Sell Your Minivan
Why you need a car box I mentioned in my post about baby supplies that I feel a diaper bag is unnecessary, especially if you mostly travel in your car. If you're in a car, you can keep a box full of supplies available without having to carry them everywhere. Although a car box is especially useful when you have babies & toddlers, I feel they're useful for all families. A … [Read more...] about How to Pack a Car Box to Be Prepared, Save Money, and Have Fun!
When we bought this house, we were aware that it had two single garage doors (instead of a double) but never thought much about it... until we tried to pull a van into it! Remember those cone exams when you took your driving test? Remember how stressful it was? I get to do that every day! Since there is a structural support beam in the center of our garage, … [Read more...] about How to Remove Paint Transfer Scuffs from a Car Quickly & Easily