Drop, Shop, & Oil with Pennzoil at Walmart

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DropShopAndOil #CollectiveBias

Pennzoil  karainthekitchen com  1 of 1

Now that the new year is here, we need to make sure our cars are happy on the road. My trusty 4Runner, Lafawnduh, has been with me for ten years! She has 192,000 miles on her and is the most reliable car. She’s taken me to college and back, on trips to San Diego, Moab, Los Angeles, the beach, and now takes my daughters to and from preschool every day. She’s taken care of me, so I want to take care of her. Regular oil changes with high quality oil are part of that.

That’s Dan below, the nicest guy at my local Walmart Auto Center. As he was looking under the hood, Lola said, “There’s his beard, it looks like Santa Claus!”  When I asked to take his picture he said, “Oh, you like the older models in the picture huh?” :)

Pennzoil  karainthekitchen com  1 of 1 2

I arrived at 5 PM and was the only person at the Auto Center. By 5:10, my girls and I were in the store shopping. Easy, peasy!

We chose Pennzoil High Mileage Vehicle oil since Lafawnduh has so many miles on her. It helps reduce leaks and oil consumption and is specifically designed for cars with over 75,000 miles. It also helps the engines run clean for a long time.

Pennzoil  karainthekitchen com  1 of 1 3Pennzoil  karainthekitchen com  1 of 1 4

All Pennzoil products help clean out sludge lesser oils leave behind. It’s designed for complete protection and will allow you to drive an extra of 550 miles per year vs. a dirty engine. No other motor oil provides better protection from friction!
Pennzoil is so confident in their oil that they offer a free warranty that covers 15 engine parts that may fail due to engine wear or which experience abnormal wear due to friction. (For more info, check out the Pennzoil Warranty Site.)

Pennzoil  karainthekitchen com  1 of 1 5
We shopped around and found snuggly Valentine bears, comfy bean bag chairs, and Ada found the paint swatches. If you know this girl, you know it is her goal in life to collect as many free pamphlets, papers, fliers, paint swatches, menus, etc. that she can!

Pennzoil  karainthekitchen com  1 of 1 6

We were hungry so hit up McDonald’s for some food. While we were eating, my name was called over the loudspeaker letting me know that my car was ready. It was only 5:38! Super fast service.

Pennzoil  karainthekitchen com  1 of 1 7

We returned to the Auto Center and the girls wanted to play in the waiting room. Even though you don’t have to, you could hang there if you wish.

Pennzoil  karainthekitchen com  1 of 1 8

The guys were incredibly friendly and helpful. One of them even fixed my driver’s seat! They also washed my windshield, vacuumed the driver’s side, checked my tire pressure, and checked the fluids in my car. I am so happy with the service and glad that I have Pennzoil oil in my beloved car.

If you prefer to change your own oil, Ibotta’s current offer is for you: $5 off one 5-quart bottle of Pennzoil Platinum with PurePlus Technology

Pennzoil  karainthekitchen com  1 of 1 10

The next time you need an oil change, head over to Walmart and ask for Pennzoil! Drop your car, head inside to shop, and leave with the best oil in your engine.

SoFabU On The Road!

By blogging about SoFabU OTR I received a discounted conference pass. As always, all opinions are 100% mine!

I am so excited to be going to a blogger conference on the 30th! It’s called SoFabU On The Road and it’s put on by Social Fabric aka Collective Bias. They are the company that I do most of my sponsored posts with and I am so happy to be seeing them here in CA!

The national breakfast sponsor is Mueller & the national lunch sponsor is Johnny Rockets. Two new things for me!
Alea Milham from Premeditated Leftovers will be teaching us How to Strategically use SEO and Social Media to Increase Traffic and Income. I can’t wait to learn from her and implement what she teaches! And Miss California will be there! Basically it’s going to be awesome and you should come too :)

BistroMD – Perfectly Balanced Meals Delivered to Your Door

BistroMD - karainthekitchen.com (1 of 1)

This is a sponsored post with Markerly. As always, all opinions are 100% mine. Happy New Year! Welcome to the time of year where everyone is making resolutions, joining gyms, vowing to get fit, and trying to lose the extra holiday pounds. Are you … [Continue reading]

Ada’s Frozen 5th Birthday Party!


Ada turned 5 last month! She reminds us daily that she is 5 now. We celebrated with friends and family in Frozen style, would you expect anything less? :) I did all white food to make it feel like a wintry-snowy-land. Cauliflower & jicama with … [Continue reading]

Close5 – Buy Local


This is a sponsored post in collaboration with Bloggin' Mamas & Close5. I was compensated for my work & as always, all opinions are 100% mine! Close5 is a new, free app (available for iPhone and Android) that lets you buy and sell … [Continue reading]

Hallmark Northpole Holiday Gifts


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NorthpoleFun #CollectiveBias Hallmark has the cutest line of gifts right now! They've made a Northpole movie (see the trailer here), and you … [Continue reading]

Easy Meals with CPK for the Holidays


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HolidayMadeSimple #CollectiveBias I am always looking for easy meals to serve my friends and family. Especially around the holidays when … [Continue reading]

Wheel of Fortune & Duet


I have been watching Wheel Of Fortune since I can remember! As a child, I loved solving the puzzles and impressing my parents :) I've always wanted to be a contestant on the show, and tried to get into a taping in Vegas but it was full. Imagine my … [Continue reading]

Leap Into Gaming with LeapTV!


I received a complimentary Leap Frog LeapTV to review. As always, all opinions are 100% mine. We had so much fun trying out the new Leap Frog LeapTV! We invited over some cousins and friends, ate pizza, popcorn, and juice boxes. … [Continue reading]

Latest & Greatest


My hair was getting pretty 90s…bangs were so long that I had to keep curling them bigger and bigger! So I got a haircut :) Before & after: I love it! Doesn't take as long to dry and style. Shaking it off to send pics to my … [Continue reading]