Monthly Archives: November 2018

Top 4 Winter Weekend Getaways near Seattle

Looking to get away from the city this winter? We get that. Whether you're looking for a cool vacation spot, a nice trek through nature, or a place to celebrate the holidays with the family, we've got you covered. Here are the 4 best winter weekend getaways near Seattle, Washington. What Are The Best Winter Weekend Getaways Near Seattle?Snowshoeing on Rainier by Paul Kehrer is licensed under CC 2.01. Mount Rainier Snowshoe Walks Heading up to Mount Rainier National Park is popular activity for Seattleites. As the mountain gets an abundant snowfall each winter, it's the perfect place to take a break from the h ... read more

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Stay Ahead Of Car Problems By Using Your Sense of Smell

Car problems are no fun. They're even more of a nuisance when you notice them too late. Staying aware of all of your senses-especially your sense of smell!-can help you spot car problems before they cause major issues. At a basic level, you can diagnose your car's issues with nothing more than your nose. Even if you know nothing about cars, having an acute sense of smell can help you get an idea of what's causing the problem. Here's what we mean. What's That Smell? Car Odors & What They Mean Start your car and smell something fishy? It might not be the leftovers in your passenger seat. Here's are 5 common car odors-and what to do when you start to smell them. Light, sharp odor Does your car smell a little like burnt toast? This light, sharp odor might be caused by an electrical short. Electrical shorts are no joke. Best advice? Don't drive it until its been inspected by a professional. Rotten eggs odor A pungent odor of ro ... read more

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Drowsy Driving: How to Stop Falling Asleep at The Wheel

Long trips in the car can be quite the drag. Whether you're driving home late from work or headed to a vacation destination, drowsy driving isn't uncommon. However, it can pose a serious threat to your well being. Why? Because drowsiness decreases your awareness and can seriously impair judgment. What Are the Warning Signs of Drowsy Driving? Often, you think you can make it one more exit or a few more hours-but when you're tired, drowsiness can take over in a snap. Learn the warning signs of drowsy driving to best avoid any harm-and take action if you find yourself feeling this way behind the wheel. Some of the warning signs include: Yawning and fatigue Lots of blinking Difficulty remembering recent events Traffic errors, like missing your turn Or, drifting from lane to lane Top Tips To Help You Avoid Falling Asleep At The Wheel What can you do to stay safe on the road? Here's how to best combat drowsy driving and stay safe on the Seattle ro ... read more

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3 Weird Subarus That Made The Brand An American Favorite

Subaru is a household name in the USA. Americans love a good, dependable ride-and most Subaru models are known for being safe, functional vehicles. They last almost a lifetime (no seriously, a well-maintained Subaru is capable of going for 300,000 miles or more!) and they've even been named one of the "Safest Vehicles For Pets'. If you're buying a family car these days, Subaru is probably (most likely!) on the list. However, Subaru wasn't always the car brand to know-and it wasn't always so mainstream. When the brand first broke into the American market, it brought a variety of weird and unconventional car models to the table-bizarre coupes, odd SUVs and after-thought seat installations were not uncommon. Now, let's take a drive down memory lane-here are four of our favorite weird Subaru models of the past ... read more

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