Miss Lori’s path to vehicle purchase is set back by the Kia MPG scandal

Last night the majority of the country voted for Barack Obama to continue his work as President of the United States. This act was partly a positive referendum on his work to bailout the auto industry. One of the conditions of the bailout agreements was to initiate or increase American production of fuel efficient cars. This has resulted in thousands of jobs and some fantastic car options for many people. Many people yes, but not all, particularly families. [Read more…]

Miss Lori is researching fuel efficient cars on her path to purchase

I gotta tell you I feel swindled by the auto industry as a mother with a family. One of the conditions of the auto industry bailout was that more fuel efficient cars would be available on the market. But it seems like fuel efficiency is only being targeted for singles couples and families with only 1 or two small children. Those of us with larger families, who really need the financial break that fuel efficiency offers, have to dig deeper into our pockets for less return. Well, I am determined to buck the system, defy the odds, and find a car to fit my family and my budget. As some of you already know I am on a quest to find a fuel efficient car for my family. I have been driving used Chrylser Town and Country’s for the last 9 years. [Read more…]

Miss Lori says Chevy runs deep with charity

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Miss Lori has an eleventh set of thanks and wishes for her birthday she hopes will keep driving forward

I am counting down my blessings for the last fourteen days of being 40 and counting up my wishes for my year as 41. This coupling is about being true to who you are as a professional, not standing in the way of your own creativity, and being very clear about not just what you want in life, but what you need. [Read more…]

Miss Lori says the 2011 Cadillac Escalade is a family treat

I had the pleasure of driving the massive Cadillac Escalade for a week courtesy of my good friend @connieburke and the AWESOME folks at GM. It was a fabulous treat for my children in particular. Movie screens everywhere you look. That meant my kids didn’t have to agree on anything. WORLD PEACE! [Read more…]