I’m starting to get really nervous about this upcoming winter, we have had a very mild and uneventful summer which makes me thing we are going to have to brace ourselves for a very EVENTFUL winter. Which means we really need to reconsider our plans about purchasing a new car. My current plan, when school starts, is to walk the kids to the school then, make the trek (approx. 1 mile) to the metro station. But now I’m thinking it just might be too cold this winter to do that. On top of that, it’s beginning to be a challenge managing school pick up, chauffeuring the kids to different after school activities and then getting back for one of use to be picked up from the metro. So I think its time to bite the bullet and become a 2-car household again. Which means I’m going to have to start coughing up a ...

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Driving in bliss for a week in the Toyota Venza Last week I had the pleasure of driving around town in the latest Toyota Venza. The timing was perfect because my in-laws were in town and we were down to one car. We had so much going on the last two weeks of June there is no way we would have tackled them all with a single car. We had dance dress rehearsals, dinner parties, dance performances and two extra people to tote around. Did I mention we had to move in a week too! We didn’t get a chance to venture out much to explore the DC area in the Venza but I did get a chance to use it for every day activities. I love the amount of space the Venza has and how easy it is to transfer the driver’s seat for my height from my husband’s six-foot frame. ...

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