Create an Emergency Kit for Your Car

What should you have in your car’s emergency kit

It doesn’t matter if you are a prepper or just want to be prepared, you need to have an emergency kit in your car.

Just like you try to be prepared at home during the winter, you should try to keep the kit in your car to be prepared for an emergency. Whether you are running down the street or on a road trip, always try to be prepared. What to store in your trunk this winter:

a blanket
an ice scraper
a flashlight
jumper […]

Stranded in a Winter Storm

stranded in the car during a winter storm

Do you know what to do if you get stranded in the car during a winter storm?

No one plans on skidding off the road or having their car break down on the side of the road in a snow storm. Sadly, these things happen from time to time. Do you know what to do if you were stranded on the side of the road in bad weather? Most people don’t. You can find my tips on what to do if […]

Why Is My Check Engine Light On

Why is my check engine light on

Why Is My Check Engine Light On?
You are driving down the road and all of a sudden you see that orange light come on the dash board. It is the moment when your stomach does a flip and your wallet start to cry. It is that Check Engine Light. Is there anything else that causes such dread, almost instantly? There are several reasons that the check engine light that does equal a major problem. So what could it be?

 1. Check […]

Routine Car Maintenance Before Your Road Trip

Routine Car Maintenance Before Your Road Trip

You are planning a road trip and everyone keeps saying that you need to do routine maintenance before you head out. Many people just smile, nod their heads and say “oh yes, of course”, but really they don’t have any idea what that even means, let alone do it. You could stop by the mechanic and ask them to do it, but why put out that added money that would be better spent on your road trip.

Do you know what […]

Winter Driving Safety Tips

Snow street scenes

You know winter is close when the Christmas lights are on all of the houses and everyone is reaching for their coats. While some people gets excited when the snow starts to fall, there are plenty of people who dread it. If you have to do a lot of driving during the winter months, you know that the pretty white flakes and the ice that comes with it, can be more than a little treacherous. What should you now about […]

Road Trip Boredom Busters for Kids

Road Trip Boredom Busters for Kids

It never fails. The kids are excited about the road trip. You have talked about it, planned it out, have shown the kids on the map how far it is, talked about how long it is going to take. You think you are all set. Then 30 minutes into the car ride you hear, “Are we there yet”? Better still, they have taken to bugging each other, which is bugging you, only a few miles into the trip. I recently […]

Road Trip Boredom Busters for Adults

Road Trip Boredom Busters for adults

 
We have all been there. You are sitting in the car heading out for a fun road trip. You are excited, but since you are not the driver, time seems endless and it is easy to get bored very quickly. Even adults can get a major case of boredom on a road trip.
I recently wrote a fun article for Hoffman Automotive to help bust that case of the boredoms when you are on a road trip. I shared some of […]

Get your Car Winter Ready

Get your car winter ready

 
Life doesn’t stop because the weather has turned cold. There are still day to day errands to run, work to go to, and the added fun of holiday travel. Don’t let car trouble leave you out in the cold. Follow these simple steps.
Routine Care and Tune Ups: Breaking down is never fun, but breaking down in bad weather, or just cold weather is really no fun. Make an appointment to get your car checked out and get a tune up. […]

Save Time, Money and Your Dog’s Health

Angel eating her Milk Bones- Tips for a healthy dog

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are my own.
Your know that dental health is important. If you have ever had a tooth ache, even just a small one, you know how much it hurts and that it can put you in a really bad mood. If you have ever had a major tooth ache, or had a tooth ache, you know it is not something to play around with. It also gives you that reminder to not […]

Bring Jane St Vodka Soda to your Christmas party

Jane St Vodka Soda

I received a sample of Jane St Vodka Soda for review. All thoughts are my own.
Most of us have been there. We are either the hostess who is busy making drinks for the guest, or the person asked to bring the drinks. Either way, it leaves you busy and running around, with your hands full. If only there was a way that took the trouble out of having a cocktail when you are busy celebrating with friends.
Elizabeth Wiltgen had the […]

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