Castrol Edge Rebate Save up to $15

DIY, Rebates, Uncategorized, Vehicle
My husband who is the vehicle expert in the household, see his website HERE, mentioned to me that Castrol Edge is currently running a rebate, save up to $15.  Click HERE to see the rebate form.  I haven't found any good deals but did read that some Walmarts have this oil on discount.  We've found in our experience that Walmart and Sam's Club is the best price for oil.  On occation we can find some good deals at Advance Auto. Let me know if you find Castrol Edge on sale!
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Pep Boys Oil Deal includes oil and filter – $10.99 after rebate

Coupons, Pepboys, Uncategorized, Vehicle
5 quarts Castrol GTX Motor Oil & FRAM Oil Filter* After mail-in rebate Not valid with any other offer or discount. No substitutions.  Limit 2 offers per customer. $14.99 - $4.99 = $10.99 5 quarts of oil and oil filter purchase after mfg. mail-in rebate Oil filter up to $4.99  Expires 8/29/2009 Click HERE for more information. Other good deals: Combine the above deal with this coupon if you need an Air Filter!!! $2 off any Air Filter with 5 quart oil purchase with coupon K&N or Purolator Not to be combined with other offers.  Limit 2 offers. Must present coupon.  Expires: 10/31/09 $.99 Champion Spark Plugs each after mail in rebate $2.49 - $1.50 mail in rebate = $.99 Reg. $2.59 each At the bottom of the ad they…
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Antique Car Show 5/16/09

Freebies, general, Uncategorized, Vehicle
For a fun filled May afternoon go the Fairfax City Antique Car Show.  My family has gone to these type of events in the last couple of years and they are a lot fun.  The best part is it is FREE to attend.   Plus, you can watch a Model T be put together in front of your eyes!  Kids of all ages have fun and learn a lot too. Saturday May 16, 2009 10:00 AM–3:00 PM City Hall (Between Rt. 123 and University Dr 10455 Armstrong St. • Fairfax, Virginia Click here to learn more!
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Free Oil at PepBoys – Great Deal!

Coupons, Pepboys, Rebates, Shopping Trips, Uncategorized, Vehicle
Click on the image above to take you to more details. If you buy 5 quarts of Peak Oil and get 1 ProLine Filter it will cost $9.99 plus tax.  The rebate is for $9.99.  You can do this rebate twice.  (Not sure if you have to fill out 2 rebate forms.) Now, The Thrifty Mama mentioned that there is a $10/30 coupon right now at PepBoys.   The coupon says you can't combine it with the rebate. On Sunday, 4/5 my husband and I went there picked up the oil, filters and a hitch (he needed). Subtotal $31.97  tax $1.11 -$10 coupon OOP $23.08 The transaction goes like this: 10 Peak Oil $2.99 each -0.52 Item discount each -1.32 Store coupon each 2 ProLine $2.89 -0.51 Item discount each -1.27…
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Part 2: Car: True Cost of a Vehicle

Uncategorized, Vehicle
How much does this 1999 Isuzu Rodeo cost us? Right now we have put over 3,000 miles on it and it has cost us 51 cents a mile!  Not too bad! How to calculate the true cost of a vehicle and why it makes sense to buy a used vehicle. Plus, this is the time to buy used vehicles because they are the cheapest. In a strange way the more you drive the lower the cost per mile because the originial purchase price will spread across more miles. Here is a spreadsheet you can download and use to calculate your cost per mile. Click here to download car-cost-gas-log.ODS Spreadsheet Fill in the grey fields and the yellow fields will calculate for you. If you have car payments include them as…
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Part 1: Car: $200+ SUV! Talk about saving!

Uncategorized, Vehicle
Think about this? How much do you spend on a vehicle? Have you ever thought about how much your transportation costs you per year? Do you calculate the payment + fuel + maintenance? Part 1 I've been reading a lot of blogs recently about how people save money and what they have been doing about their savings for 2009.  I want to share how my husband and I have saved a lot of money.  We own used vehicles. Some of the blogs talk about saving money to buy a new car or update a 10 year+ car.  Which is perfectly fine but I want people to think about it very carefully and realize they can save by buying or repairing a used car. First let me mention a couple of…
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