We Got the Chevy Cruze Sideways

I just ran home from Main Street in Motion so that I could pop off a quick post for y’all. GO. If you’re buying a car Main Street in Motion is brilliant because you can test drive (short but fun drives) two or three comparable cars one after the other. When you’re at Auto Row running from one dealership to the next it’s sometimes hard to remember what features you enjoyed about which car. With this setup you hop from one car to the other in minimal time. I’ll post …

Father’s Day Gifts

At nine o’clock this morning I hid a man from my husband. He stood in my kitchen sipping his coffee while the kids woke my husband up, and begged him to take them out for breakfast. Parked in the driveway was a 2011 Jaguar XF. It took me forever to find a car with a silver/grey exterior and a light interior. Apparently we are the only people in California to want a car without a charcoal interior. My husband was surprised and delighted. The man? He was the Jaguar salesman …

Lease Returns

I sold cars. I know how this works, and I know when things are right or wrong. As a consumer it is NOT my problem when you have made the terrible decision to remain understaffed.

End Of School Year Stress

Typically my mornings are simple. I get up at seven, throw on my carpool sweats, wake the kids up, give them breakfast, bring them to school, and then I head straight back home. I make beds, tidy the kitchen, exercise, shower and then I work a little before lunch. Not this time of year. This is the time of year for parent coffees, end of year project presentations, potlucks and next year it will be final exams. This is the time of year when we all look at the signature …