Cheap Wireless Plans for Non-Techie (Grand)Moms

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. Walmart offers the Lowest Priced Unlimited Plans. So for Mother’s Day, I’m upgrading my mom’s flip phone to a smartphone with a cheaper bill.


Last month, I received a text from my mom. Surely I was dreaming because my mom does not text nor do the computer. I was certain that her neighbor must have authored this message, but the message contained no spaces. The spaceless message of “sheenacallmom” was in fact my mom’s effort. And now she is convinced she’s part of the cool girls club. She’s been wanting to get one of those smartphones, so with Mother’s Day right around the corner, I thought a smartphone would make the perfect gift for her.


I was able to set her up with a no-contract plan from Walmart FamilyMobile. I paired it with the Alcatel One Touch Evolve smartphone. It’s a pretty decent phone at the price point of $79.88. Right now, my mom has a flip phone that she buys $50 refill cards for. She’ll now pay $39.88/month for Unlimited Talk Text and Data/Web, $29.88 if she qualifies for the $10/month Lifeline Discount.

This new smartphone and plan is perfect for her since she doesn’t subscribe to an internet service and relies on me for her online matters. She will now be able to keep up with photos of her grand babies, receive recipes from friends, and do the email with little assistance from me. And if she wishes to downgrade to Unlimited Talk and Text, she can at any time. Ah, sweet freedom.



If you have an older parent in need of an affordable phone upgrade and phone plan, I highly suggest Walmart FamilyMobile. You can’t beat their great no-contract plan options and modest, functional phones.


#FamilyMobile #CollectiveBias

More DIY & Recipe Inspiration!

I'm excited to partner with The Ultimate DIY Bundle, your instant go-to library for a whole range of carefully curated DIY and crafting eBooks and eCourses! You'll LOVE this carefully curated library of over 76 eBooks and eCourses from the world’s leading DIY and crafting bloggers – enabling you to pick a project and jump straight into it with confidence. It’s the perfect tool to skip the information overload and jump straight into a new activity. Topics in the bundle include: Home decor, Furniture painting, Photography and Editing, Chalk pastels, Handmade gifts, Homemade skincare products, Cake decorating, Paint colors and interior design… and a whole lot more (76 eBooks and eCourses in total) – to help you be inspired or get started with your next DIY or crafting project! Don’t miss your chance to grab The Ultimate DIY Bundle, and get 76 incredible eBooks and eCourses for just $34.95. All you need to do is take action by midnight on Monday, January 26!

This amazing deal ends in just…

Thank you for visiting and supporting the Sophistishe family!


  • Danielle says:

    I’m pretty sure I’d start cracking up if I received a text like that! So glad you were able to get your mom on a great mobile plan that’s not only cost effective but keeps you connected. #client

  • Jenn says:

    “Do the email” – I think I’m in Daughter Love with your mom. That is too adorable. Yay for affordable phones & plans! :)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Loading Facebook Comments ...