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Tips for Buying a Family Car

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 27, 2017 | Categories: Auto

Sponsored post. When I shopped for a car before I had my son, my biggest concern was if the car was pretty, well, at least when I was in my teens and early twenties.  As I got older and more mature, I looked for a vehicle that was more practical. After I had my son, […]

Buying a Car – 3 Questions to Ask Yourself

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 19, 2016 | Categories: Auto
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Buying a car is a very big decision for most people. There are many different factors that need to be carefully considered. Cars can cost a lot of money. This means that you can really hurt yourself financially if you rush your decision and do not take the time to think things through. You will […]

10 Best Christmas Gift Ideas For Ford Car Owners

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 10, 2015 | Categories: Auto, Gift Ideas
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I can’t believe it’s almost Christmas – I still have things that I meant to do this past summer. But here we are, and I am excited for this season. There are cookies to bake,  gifts to buy and visits to make. But finding that perfect gift isn’t always the easiest thing to do.   […]

How to Survive Your Next Road-Trip

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 29, 2015 | Categories: Auto, Family, Travel

This post is sponsored by Chevrolet Traverse. Everyone looks forward to summer vacations. A much-needed break from the day-to-day grind and a time to get away with family is important. However, a road-trip with said family can sometimes be… exhausting. Not to mention stressful. Parents know exactly what I mean. Especially moms. It’s up to […]

How Did I Survive Without a Vehicle? #DTChallenge

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 8, 2015 | Categories: Auto

  Like me, if you own a car, you probably don’t even think about how you will get to work, or to the store, or get your kids to school. I realize I take having a vehicle for granted. My car is in my garage where it awaits for me to use it anytime I […]

DriveTime Cancel Anytime Lease is Perfect for Anyone Working in Another State #DriveItForward

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 24, 2015 | Categories: Auto, Financial

Before my husband and I first moved to Tennessee, I stayed in Cincinnati for a few months while he worked here and came home on the weekends. It wasn’t that bad of a drive, but if he had taken the job in California, he would have had to flown to and from CA. If that […]

The AAOS & Auto Alliance and I Want to Stop Distracted Driving #DecideToDrive #CleverGirls #spon

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: May 4, 2014 | Categories: Opinion, Random Thoughts and Conversations

I’ve been noticing more and more distracted drivers while I’ve been driving, lately. I stop at a red light and glance over to the car to my left or right and see them texting or talking on their cell phones. As the light turns green they start back driving while they still appear to be […]

4 Ways to Avoid Being a Victim of “Sliding”

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 30, 2013 | Categories: Guest Posts, In The News, Information

Guest Post Image Source Sliding is the latest crime craze to hit the country today. Since the robberies take place at gas stations, drivers are on high alert as they gas up their cars at the local pumps. The following are tips on how you can avoid becoming a statistic of this high rate of […]

How to Keep a Healthy Car with Techron Fuel System Cleaner & Pep Boys #sponsored

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 4, 2013 | Categories: How To, Information, Tips, Uncategorized

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pep Boys and Techron for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I will admit…. I’m not very mechanically minded when it comes to automobiles. I can drive a stick (although it has been years, I’m sure it’s like riding a bike), I pump my […]

Want to Buy a Car Stress Free? 4 Smart Steps to Take

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 26, 2013 | Categories: Guest Posts, Tips

Guest Post Image Source Purchasing a car is one of the most stressful and agonizing purchases that you’ll make. Dealing with the dealership or seller can be even more aggravating when it comes time to determining if the car is in excellent shape and haggling over a final price. The following four tips will help […]