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Published May 9th 2007, 8:24pm by Jody DeVere in Featured Articles

Askpattylogo_gift Mother's Day is THIS SUNDAY! If you need any great last minute gifts, Ask Patty's gift garage is to the rescue! We promised you some safety items last week and here they are! We have some great roadside safety kits and emergency tools, as well as a little tool that can save your paint job should you well, get into a little doozie on the road. Oops!

Safety071 It seems like everyday we are hearing about roadside hazards and horror stories about people who were stranded or taken advantage of… that doesn’t have to be you! This roadside safety bag is a practical and chic tote filled with high quality accessories that can be used in a roadside emergency. It includes a Send Help sign for window, trunk bungee cord, change holder, flashlight, funnel, tire pressure gauge, rain poncho, work Gloves, jumper cables, aluminum blanket, mints, and a first aid kit. It is all tucked stylishly into a sophisticated little tote.

Escapetool You’ve probably seen those life hammers for sale. You know, the ones that can shatter a car window? They say that car windows are so tough to break that you truly need something like this in your vehicle in case of an accident or emergency and you need to exit your vehicle. I suppose a crowbar might work as well, but who even owns one of those? This mini life hammer is easily tucked into a car door pocket or glove compartment of even the smallest cars. If the hammer part wasn’t enough, it also has a blade to cut through seat belts.

Roadsafe_det_1 Check out this great looking and wonderfully functional roadside safety kit with club membership from Barbara K. The kit includes a flashlight that operates as both lantern and flashlight, jumper cables, tire gauge, gloves, poncho, ice scraper, S.O.S. banner, light sticks, and a How-To guidebook.  It also includes a Barbara K roadside safety club membership with a 15-mile guaranteed no cost towing benefit and free services that include lockout assistance, jumpstarts, tire changes, fuel delivery, and accident towing assistance. If that weren’t enough, the membership also gives hotel and travel discounts!

P_roadside_lg2Besides having a roadside kit with all the safety essentials like flashlights and flares, what’s a girl to do if she is stranded in her car waiting for assistance? Pop open your Safety Girl Kit. Besides some standard-issue safety gear, it includes a professional nail file, Ghirardelli chocolate, Zox breath freshener, balm of Gilead lip moisturizer and aromatherapy headache remedy, Oxiclean® instant spot remover wipe, Dove anti-perspirant, Wet Ones cleansing wipes, Sight Savers® eyeglass lens cleaning tissue, 2 Dittie tampons, and an emergency sewing repair kit. Forget the accident, I think this kit could come in handy everyday!

Tn_autosharp_5 Okay so not only are we prepared for a roadside emergency, but what about an oopsie emergency? And we don't mean the type with diapers. Someone parked too close to you huh? They opened their car door too wide and BANG! Well, what if you could saunter right over and with a tool as small as a pen and cover up the ding? You can! With the AutoVisuals pen, you can get the exact match to your car paint and carry it right in your purse. It covers up dings and scratches like a charm!

We've supplied you with plenty of ideas for Mother's Day gifts so we know your holiday this weekend will be great! Post some comments about what you love about your mom and what special thing you do as a family for Mother's Day!


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