I like the idea of small, fuel-efficient cars making their way to the US, especially hatchbacks, because of their versatility. However, I'm appalled that these small cars are touting their "32/38" fuel economy (such as the Honda Fit, Nissan Versa or … [Read more...] about Why the hype about small cars?
Finances & Money
Ok, this is a personal rant, but it's backed up by true video and data supplied by an NBC news affiliate out of California. I caught whiff of this story through Snopes. Turns out that Jiffy Lube was scamming its customers at 5 out of 9 locations, and … [Read more...] about I knew there was something wrong with Jiffy Lube
I admit it. In January 2005, I chose Vonage as my home telephone service shortly after moving into my (our) new home. No, that's not what I'm admitting. The problem was when I decided to try and close the wiring loop inside the home, which numerous … [Read more...] about Clever Do-It-Yourself Tip: Rewiring your home telephone network
This weekend, my wife and I chose to rent a car on our trip from D.C. to Pittsburgh for a wedding reception (the couple were married in Greece). Although we have 3 cars of our own (2 of them new), we like to mix things up on long trips (and save the … [Read more...] about Clever Auto Review: 2006 Dodge Charger SE
Ok, I'm just going to put this question out there and hope someone can answer it for me. Who decided to place every manhole exactly where you're going to drive over it? They never seem to be in the middle of the lane, so that they'll pass safely … [Read more...] about Manhole problems…I mean the ones in the streets!
Having trouble keeping your tongue in check? In our home, we've found that a great way to reduce swearing from both our own mouths as well as guests' is to introduce a "Swear Jar". We know it's not an original idea as we've seen pre-made swear jars … [Read more...] about Curb that Cussing with a Swear Jar!