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Ask Patty Exclusive Video: Shell Formula One Ferrari Project Manager Lisa Lilley Lets Us Inside

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 29th, 2007 1:34pm


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My Quest for a New Car: We Finally Bought Our New 2007 Mazda3 S

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 28th, 2007 4:48pm

Before you jump right into this article, make sure you read Journal #1 and Journal #2. Okay, all caught up? Good. So you now know our beef with hybrids and the price gouging going on in that field. Shame on you guys! So are you ready for it (I know, it’s in the title)? We bought a 2007 Mazda3 S 5-speed. So again, to fill in the people who skipped those links above in the interest of getting to the ...


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Car Seat Safety Video - Tips On Installing a Car Seat Safely

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 28th, 2007 4:46pm

In this video, Kitt Orloff  explains how to properly install a child's car seat. Many parents aren't familiar with all the steps needed to install the seat properly. According to TheCarSeatLady.com, there are two different types of car seats; forward facing and rear facing. Which car seat you use is determined by the age, weight and height of your child.   According to Parenting-Ed.org, car crashes are ...


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Car Buying Advice That is NOT About the Car!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 27th, 2007 11:49am

by Erica Sietsma - Corporate Training Specialist - Mile One If you are like a lot of women, who are about to embark on the nerve-racking and somewhat intimidating journey of purchasing a new vehicle, I know you have begun researching the best way to go about your adventure; otherwise, you would not be on Ask Patty!  Also, I know you will come across a number very good articles with great advice on research and ...


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BlogHer Conference '07 Sponsors Bring Fun, Facts and Fashion to Chicago July 27-29

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 26th, 2007 3:14pm

Ask Patty will be at BlogHer! Yay! We are so excited to be joining all the blogging babes this year again! We had a blast last year and hope to match it again in 2007! Jody DeVere, Ask Patty President, and eMarketing Manager Breanne Boyle will be there to meet everyone! We are really excited to be at both the Chicago event and the Second Life event. Come find us! BlogHer, Inc. (http://blogher.org), the Web's ...


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Top 6 Tips for Choosing the Right Vehicle for your College Bound Child

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 25th, 2007 3:19pm

by Jenny Trostel About 4 weeks from now, my oldest son will begin his freshman year at college.  Luckily for me, the college does not allow incoming students to have a car on campus for the freshman and sophomore years.  Often I am asked about making the right decision about sending your college bound child to college with a car, so I thought I would give you a few of my recommendations.  Having a car on ...


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My Quest for a New Car: Journal Entry #2

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 25th, 2007 2:19am

Okay last time we talked about my car shopping experience and the Honda Civic Hybrid. Since we decided that it was cheaper to buy a non-hybrid Civic over a hybrid (read my last post), we took our shopping adventure over to Toyota to peruse the Prius lineup. So this car is for my husband. His Saturn started costing us more than my monthly purse and shoe allowance, and well, that’s just absurd. So we decided he ...


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Ask Patty Interviews Charly M3 Foden of Second Life's Racer's Island

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 25th, 2007 2:17am

Ask Patty has told you all about our place in Second Life… but we have only featured a few of the amazing people (avatars) we have met in world. Today we want to showcase Racers Island and the guy who runs it, CharlyM3 Foden. Patty Streeter (that’s Patty in Second Life!) interviewed Charly recently. Patty Streeter: Why did you build Racer’s Island? CharlyM3 Foden: Racer’s Island was a place ...


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Ask Patty Automotive Advice for Women Blog Carnival: July 24th

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 25th, 2007 2:15am

Ask Patty is at it again for our blog carnival! Yippee! This week we are gathering all the posts and articles out there about women in motorsports. Of course you know how much we support women in the automotive industry, especially if she is racing fast cars! Go get ‘em gals! To start off we can’t forget to mention that Ask Patty is ...


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Top Safety Tips for Traveling with Pets

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 23rd, 2007 11:12pm

The North Shore Animal League America says "Play It Safe" with pets during summer heat waves. They have given us some helpful tips for traveling with pets and how to avoid any dangerous heat situations. With the forecast calling for blistering days and high humidity, North Shore Animal League America reminds owners to safeguard their pets during the warm stretches ahead “It’s vital to be aware of ...


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