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The Easy Mother's Day Gift Guide Part IV: Sweet Treats

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 13th, 2018 5:00am

The Easy Mother's Day Gift Guide Part IV: Sweet Treats Happy Mothers Day!  Are you planning something special for your Mom today?  Make it a special day for all the moms in your life with a moms-only dinner. If you're already preparing a special meal for Mom to celebrate mother's day, why not share the love by inviting the other moms (and mother figures) in your life, especially those who don't have kids, whose families have moved away, or otherwise won't be ...


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The Easy Mother's Day Gift Guide Part III: Sweet Treats

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 12th, 2018 5:00am

The Easy Mother's Day Gift Guide Part III: Sweet Treats You think your mom's the sweetest, why not show her this Mother's Day weekend?  A special Mother's Day gift can be as simple as it is sweet. Surprise your mom with a sweet treat this Mother's Day.  This is a great gift because it always fits your budget.  You could go all out and present her with a collection of artisan chocolates or a gourmet-prepared succulent cake, or you could keep it simple with ...


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The Easy Mother's Day Gift Guide Part II: A Road Trip for Two

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 11th, 2018 5:00am

The Easy Mother's Day Gift Guide Part II: A Road Trip for Two Looking to make Mother's Day weekend super special?  AskPatty is here for you! Surprise your mom with an easy and heartfelt gift: a weekend on the road for just the two of you.  This can be as extravagant or as simple as you like: if you want to book yourself into a fancy hotel in a nearby city, make it a spa weekend, and pamper yourselves, go for it!  If your tastes and/or your budget lean toward the modest size, ...


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The Easy Mother's Day Gift Guide Part I: A Handwritten Note

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 10th, 2018 5:00am

The Easy Mother's Day Gift Guide Part I: A Handwritten Note Searching in vain for the perfect Mother's Day gift?  AskPatty is here to help you. A great gift for mom is one that is personal and comes from the heart - not the one that costs the most money.  Taking the time to write a heartfelt, handwritten note on attractive stationery can speak volumes - even more than the words of the note itself.  This year, skip the Mother's Day card and present Mom with something ...


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AutoTrader Presents List of "7 Cars Mom Would Rather Be Driving This Mother's Day"

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 4th, 2018 4:00am

AutoTrader Presents List of Mother's Day is coming up, and if your mom is still driving an old beater, it may be time for an upgrade.  If you and your mom are shopping for a new ride this Mother's Day, you may want to take a look at this list by AutoTrader of the seven cars moms are dreaming about this Mother's Day.  Mom drive a Honda Odyssey?  She'd rather be in a BMW X5M.  Does mom drive a Dodge Grand Caravan?  How about ...


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An Automotive Gift for Mother's Day? You Bet!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 2nd, 2018 5:00am

An Automotive Gift for Mother's Day? You Bet! It's time to be seriously thinking about Mother's Day. A great place to look for useful ideas is her driver's seat, especially if Mom spends a lot of time behind the wheel. Her vehicle is her home away from home and gifts that enhance her enjoyment of that second home are likely to be appreciated, suggests the Car Care Council. We tend to gravitate toward gifts like jewelry, a framed photo or ...


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Why Do We Need Biofuels?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 23rd, 2018 5:00am

Why Do We Need Biofuels? In addition to being major producers of pollutants, fossil fuels are just plain unsustainable - eventually, we will run out of them.  Most of us know this, and scientists have for years been seeking viable sources of renewable energy, as most of you know.  Electric and hybrid vehicles are more popular than ever, and all kinds of car manufacturers are now producing these fuel efficient vehicles, with even Lamborghini getting ...


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Check Out Finder’s Safe Driving Report 2018

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 12th, 2018 8:00am

Check Out Finder’s Safe Driving Report 2018 Finder.com is a website whose aim is to help Americans "make better decisions" about a range of things from credit cards to health insurance, from buying a home to buying a car.  Relevant to that last one, FInder has just released its 2018 Safe Driving report, taking a look at recent distracted driving and other dangerous driving habits and statistics associated with them. Finder found that 138 million Americans admit ...


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AskPatty Mentioned in Driving Safety: 35 Resources & Tips To Drive Confidently

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 10th, 2018 8:00am

AskPatty Mentioned in Driving Safety: 35 Resources & Tips To Drive Confidently Earlier this year AskPatty brought you a post on Dangerous Driving Habits, and chief among them were distracted driving, impaired driving, and aggressive driving.  This month, our friends over at Denmon & Pearlman of St. Petersburg put up a very cool infographic and article on the dangers of distracted driving, as well as their own breakdown on the deadliest and most dangerous driving habits, and we're happy to say that ...


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April is National Car Care Month! Tips from AskPatty.com

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 6th, 2018 5:00am

April is National Car Care Month!  Tips from AskPatty.com April is the Car Care Council's National Car Care Month!  Every year in April (and again in October) CarCare.org and AskPatty.com remind all of our readers of the importance of regular vehicle maintenance. Car care month inspection lanes can be found at nearly any auto service facility, and are a part of the auto aftermarket's ongoing public awareness efforfts.  Every year during National Car Care month, volunteers ...


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