This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FuelTheLove #CollectiveBias Dear Diary, This week, I worked 60+ hours for my job and my blog. I went to a legislative breakfast that pushed for universal preschool in Pennsylvania. I met with a communications colleague to implement strategies around a statewide education initiative. And I wrote a ten-page report for a major funder. All within 24 hours. Fortunately, my daughter was with her dad! I put in longer days during his co-parenting time in order to work shorter shifts when she’s at home with me. But I sometimes forget to run personal errands, like getting an oil change. My notification light has been blinking! Thanks to Walmart’s Automotive Care Center, I could drop of my car and shop while I wait. I got a Penzoil oil change to prepare for the road trip to pick up Caitlynn in New Jersey. Plus, I picked up snacks, crayons, paper, books and other items for the six-hour trek. This is the perfect co-parents plan for road trips. Although work is important, ensuring my daughter’s safety is at the top of the to-do list. Penzoil provides complete protection, which allows me to drive an extra 550 miles per year with a cleaner engine. No other motor oil provides better protection from friction My vehicle required Platinum (synthetic motor oil), which is the best cleanliness and protection in the Pennzoil line-up. Pennzoil also offers a free warranty that covers 15 engine parts that may fail due to engine wear or which experience abnormal wear due to friction. The service keeps up with my busy life as a co-parent. I hit the highway every month! The affordable cost and convenience of Walmart’s Automotive Care Center allows me to spend more money and time with my little girl as soon as she buckles into her seat. We headed to Atlantic City to shop and sight see. And of course take a trip to the boardwalk’s amusement park. I didn’t worry as much about splurging. Usually, she picks out one present in the store. This time, she got two–a Hello Kitty doll and a Minnie Mouse Pez dispenser. And when she wanted to me to ride the merry-go-round and the tea cups–she usually asks me to watch and wave at her–I didn’t frown at purchasing another batch of amusement tickets. She thanked me and told me that I work to buy her toys. Then, she announced that she wanted to be the tooth fairy when she grew up! Seeing the smile on her face was worth it! And although I’m blessed with a great job, I’m still a single mom with a single income. So saving money also makes me smile. You can save a few bucks as well! From June 10th – September 9th, Pennzoil oil changes will be on Rollback at Walmart Automotive Care Center stores. High Mileage is $35.88, compared to the regular Walmart price of $39.88. Industry standard price is $46. Platinum Full Synthetic is $45.88, compared to the regular Walmart price of $49.88. Hey DFTM Fam–How do you plan to spend the money you save this summer? What trips do you have on the horizon? Meanwhile, you can follow Penzoil on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to share your road trip stories. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.