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Ad Matching at Walmart with No Ad (quick video)

I already talked you about Walmart's Ad Match policy and how I'd be showing you a video on me ad matching with no ad so that's what this video is about. I simply went to Walmart, found the item I wanted to price match, and checked out. I told her they were 5 for $5 at the competitor's store. They were $1.78 at Walmart so by ad matching, I ... Continue Reading

Getting the Lowest Price at One Store

We all want the lowest price no matter what it is we are buying and many of us hate going from store to store.  With Walmart's ad match policy, you don't have to do that. How it works: If you find a lower price advertised at another store, simply notify an associate, who will match the advertised price at the register (the item must be ... Continue Reading


4 Ingredient Firecrackers, a 4th of July Snack

Summer snacks are big deal when you have kids at your house all the time, and finding ones that are friendly on the pocketbook can sometimes be a challenge. I remember the first time I had these Firecrackers-crackers with seasoning, and they were delicious! I thought they'd make the perfect snack for this 4th of July! Recipe: Firecrackers ... Continue Reading


Having Two Teen Drivers Turn My Hair Gray

Having teen drivers can be scary.  When we first did the parent-taught drivers ed with our oldest, we made a notebook filled with things to remember & think about when driving.  We read the book, practiced-practiced-practiced, and then you just have to set them free. I remember folks around here asking me if my son drove the so-and-so ... Continue Reading


Nascar Family 4-Pack for $99

I know there's a lot of Nascar fans so you're gonna love this deal!  For only $99 bucks, you can get 4 tickets, 4 sodas, 4 hot dogs, and 1 racing program.  That's an awesome family pack and it's exclusive to Walmart. You can see if the offer is available at a track/race near you. There will also be special events for fans where cars/racers ... Continue Reading


4th of July Party Favors – Candy Filled Firecrackers

I created a super easy & cheap table centerpiece for the 4th of July holiday and today I'm sharing some fun & cute candy filled firecrackers that make great party favors! What I originally wanted to do was use 4th of July wrapping paper but I couldn't seem to find any so I decided to go with tissue paper; red, white and blue.  I used ... Continue Reading


DIY 4th of July Table Centerpiece for $8

We love Independence Day for many reasons but in light of recent events, I have to say, I'm glad there won't be any fireworks this year. It's so risky with how dry things are around here. I asked around for ideas to create a DIY 4th of July craft and had lots of replies but decided to go with 2 very easy & budget friendly ideas; Candy Filled ... Continue Reading


Cars 2, Mater’s Mission, and Fun Prizes!

I'm so bummed that the fire has kept me from taking Truett to see the opening for Cars 2 in our town.  I plan to take him soon but in the mean time, we can have fun with Mater's Secret Mission, by sending codes messages and winning prizes. Walmart has launched Mater's Secret Mission on their Facebook page and movie vouchers, exclusive ... Continue Reading


Fire Update: All Food Ruined but Could Be Worse

Fire Update: Man, it's been a long 6 days.  I'll try to give you a brief rundown of things.  In 6 days, over 80,000 acres burned, hotspots still flaring up, no power still, and about $1000 worth of our food ruined.  Fun times here on the ranch. Well, I know how tired I am so I can only imagine how tired those firefighters are.  I know my husband ... Continue Reading


A Hot Midnight Sunset

Fires are still a burnin' but I wanted you to see what I saw at midnight last night.  Wait, what's today? Wednesday?..yeah, last night then.  I have few hours of sleep in 4 days and finally got my first shower in 4 days.   Hoping it's all over soon.  Check my facebook page for updates. This was midnight and pitch black ... Continue Reading