Clean Car, Happy Kids…How I do it…

I wear a lot of hats, but the one I am wearing the most lately is Uber Mom. I spend SO MUCH time driving my kids to/fro school, sports practice, games, friends houses, etc. It’s never ended… and take that times FOUR! I love my kids and would do anything for them… well most anything. […]

5 Easy Ways to Put Your Parents Finances in Order without Going Broke

Perhaps everything you’ve got in life you owe it all to your parents, and you love them for this. You deeply care for them. And nothing will stop you from doing anything in return including helping them financially when the occasion calls for it. If money management is not your parent’s strong suit, don’t worry. […]

Finding the “Why”

Do you find yourself unmotivated at times? How do you motivate yourself? I’ve asked myself that question a lot over the years. Finding the “why” I want to restart is always the hardest part. I have found that if I can narrow down and get to the bottom of the “why” then I can fight […]

5 Ways to Reduce Debt Without a Loan

This is a guest post. Hope you find it helpful to your debt reducing journey! Sometimes we don’t have the option of reducing our debts with a loan- quite frankly, it’s not always necessary to take out a loan in order to pay off debts. There are conservative methods for paying off debt that are […]

Seven Things to keep in your Car in the Summer

As the Summer months are coming, I have am starting to get our vehicles “summer ready!” What do I mean by that? I mean that there are specific things that I like to stock the vehicles up with for the summer. Let me explain more… For one, we tend to go go go more in […]

Virtual Test Drive before you buy

I love the ability to do business online…at night, in my pjs from home! Included in that is taking a virtual test drive of my future vehicle. Yes, you read that correctly! You can now take a test drive (online) of your future vehicle thanks to tech savvy dealerships like Bodwell Chrysler.  To experience this […]

Let Thompson Chrysler find your Dream Car

If you are anything like me, then you probably know what you want before you ever step foot onto a dealership. Infact, with the purchase of my last van, I never actually went to the dealership. I knew what I wanted, the color, the mileage that I was willing to accept, and how much I […]

Buying a Car with Bad Credit? It’s Possible…

I have readers email and ask me for help with how to fix credit issues often. I am not an expert in this area, but I do have a few suggestions that one might find helpful and will share them here. I thought it might be helpful to put them in a post and make […]

Tips for Spring Break Road Tripping with Kids

I am heading out tomorrow with five kiddos for the week. I am excited about a quick get away and change of scenery. One of the things I have learned in my 14 years of motherhood is that you do no travel (long road trips) without snacks and movies! I have put together a few […]

Five Reasons to go to San Antonio, Texas NOW

If you live in Texas and have never been to San Antonio, then you are missing out! There are so many reasons to go! I am going to tell you five reasons that you need to go NOW! 1.) SeaWorld is in San Antonio! We love going as it’s one of the only places in […]