Motorhead Mama Blog

Drivebys: The Cars of VidCon 2018

This week, I attended VidCon for the very first time. What is VidCon? You may want to ask your kids..they’ll tell you after they squeal with delight. It’s a conference for anyone who works in online video, but more recently it’s become a fanboy/fangirl festival for kids who worship YouTubers. So, of course I was there! Actually, I was there to up my video game...

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Mama’s Car Stories: ICON’s Jonathan Ward

Last week, I went to Icon 4×4 to drive with founder, Jonathan Ward. If you don’t know about Jonathan, you can read my Dude or Dbag on him here. Or you can look at these FJs: That’s right, he’s the guy that took your uncle’s most badass beater and made it into a super-cool modern off-road machine.  Or how about this one? Yup. If you...

Mama’s Playlist: Hey Nissan, Can I Kick It?

This week, I’m heading to San Diego to drive the new Nissan Kicks. This is exciting because a) I get the hell out of my house and leave my husband with the end of school year nonsense, b) the Kicks is an adorable, affordable crossover so it should be fun and c) it’s called Kicks! If you’re not in love with this name the way...

5 Tips For Aging Well: Courtesy Of My Car

This is me with one of the most beautiful things I know. This is my car. She and I have a lot in common: we both love to go fast, we both look great in black and we both are.. women of a certain age.  She’s actually only 8 years old but BMW M car years are kind like dog years– they are awesome, but...

Dude or Douchebag: How To Do The Bu

Malibu, CA is a beautiful, affluent place. Like many other beautiful, wealthy places, it attracts people who are into cars. Malibu also has the added bonus of having some of California’s most beautiful roads. It is, in short, a car lover’s paradise. Oh yeah, it’s got a beach too. That’s nice also. Living in Malibu is a source of pride for many, which is often...

Kiss My Carpool! A Mother’s Day Manifesto

A few minutes ago, my daughter uttered some of the most dreaded words a mother can hear, “Hey Mom, what do you want for Mother’s Day?” Ug. Seriously? We spend basically every waking hour together. You don’t have a clue? Ok, fine kid, how about any of the following: A medically induced coma, a Ferrari 812 Superfast, a full-time masseuse, a magic spell that makes my...