This Thursday my twin baby girls will be six months old! Since the new year coincides with their first half year, I thought it would be helpful to take a look back on the last six months in gear. Expectant parents, parents frustrated with the gear you’ve got, I hope that this . . . → Read More: Car Seats
Last Year in Gear
No, not the twins, I’m only halfway there. Today we welcomed our newest addition, a 2010 GMC Acadia AWD SLT-1. I don’t typically name my cars, but for now I’ll call her the clown car. With a silver exterior, black leather interior, seat warmers, zoned air conditioning, second row buckets, front power sunroof, . . . → Read More: BRINGING HOME BABY
Hey fat boy! 2010 Infiniti QX56
Here are the contenders, their key attributes broken down in a handy dandy table. My criteria are obviously very specific. Can I fit three car seats? What kind of mileage does it get? Can it accommodate a double stroller in the cargo space? Will it fit in my garage? How . . . → Read More: THE CONTENDERS – MINIVANS & CLOWN CARS
I wanted to love her. Honest.
I had never even considered attending an auto show before, but the current quest for a suitable clown car has led me to do all kinds of things I would never do under typical circumstances. I was thrilled when a friend of mine who is a newly minted stay . . . → Read More: CHICAGO AUTO SHOW 2010 – THE 2011 TOYOTA SIENNA
Remember those old Toyota ads, drivers jumping for joy, declaring their car’s mileage well beyond the 200k mark? I remember going to the Toyota dealership with my parents and watching them negotiate for my mom’s first Camry, the first car that I ever drove. She has only driven Toyotas since, and my first car was a . . . → Read More: I LOVE WHAT YOU DO FOR ME?