October 30, 2012 / 981 views / 2012 | Being Frugal

Tire Insurance Hard Sell At Tire Shop

2012-11-24 I received the $100 VISA from American Tire last week, the last time. So, last Friday and Sat, I received a promotion through email from American Tire, my A6 needs tires badly and I’ve been waited for this sale the whole year (trying to be frugal). There are 1 thing I dislike is the […]

October 19, 2012 / 5,431 views / Bathrooms | Pink House

Replace Old – Broken Shower Faucet

2017-06-21 The faucet started to leak – dripping from the spout – called Moen and they sent a cartridge 1222B right away – great customer service. We will receive it in 7 days. While trying to fix the leak of the kids bathroom, I broke the valve since it’s too old and rusty. I was […]

/ 1,303 views / Pink House


My Microwave & Oven wall mount combo is almost 30 years old and we got a good deal on a KitchenAid KEMC377KSS stainless steel for $1050 and we decided to give our kitchen a new look. According to the specs, the unit should weigh over 200lbs, to lift the old one out and put the […]

/ 2,267 views / Kitchen | Pink House


After re-staining all the bathroom cabinets while remodeling the vanities, the cabinets looked good and the wife wanted her kitchen and all remaining cabinets done…. Yes Mem…Starting out with the old, mismatched colors and worn out cabinets (29 years old?) Preparation… This is the most important part of staining cabinets. It’s tedious, tiresome, that’s why […]

/ 637 views / Pink House

Keeping Mice Out Of The House

We’ve been in our pink house more than 5 years now and we haven’t seen any cockroaches or mice running around the house. The x-owner had a transonic pest repellent device plugged in the garage, we think that’s how we haven’t seen any mouse around the house. The kids left food all over the house […]

October 17, 2012 / 669 views / Current Events | Two Pennies

Proposition 37 – Food Labeling

I just can’t believe California hypocrites with their labels and stuff, this time it’s food. “the right to know”, this will come with “the right to sue”. The organic food industries want to get more business by lobbying for the food labeling proposition. FDA suppose to make sure that foods came to the state are […]

/ 1,028 views / Current Events | Two Pennies

Obama Vs. Romney – Townhall Debate

We (my spouse and I) haven’t missed any of the President debates this year so far. One thing we noticed is that all of the debates are like reality shows on TV but nothing seems to be real. We understand that politics is to look good and be politically correct always, and all the media […]