Category: Mama’s Lists

5 Cars Freya Is Into & Why You Should Care

This is Freya, my 10 year old daughter: I know what you’re thinking 1) OMG, she’s adorable. Thanks, I know.. 2) This seems like nepotism. You betcha! It’s a great American past time;  I’m just being patriotic. & 3) This doesn’t seem relevant. Not what you expect from a first class automotive journalist like myself.  (insert laugh track)  But listen people, this young lady is our future....

Mama’s 5 Tips For A Better Car Wash (video)

As the East Coast braces itself for #Snowmageddon2017, here in LA, the rain stopped for just long enough for us to get back to the important stuff, like getting to the car wash.  In Southern California, washing your own car is kind of like painting your own nails in NYC. Sure, some do it themselves, but most smart people have “a guy” or “a place”...

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7 Cars That Can’t Date My Daughter

I pity the fool that’s gonna try to date My Daughter.  Not because I’m a prude, over protective, will tend to stalk him or put a chip in his ear or anything (that’s my husband’s job), but because as a Motorhead Mama I’ve got some wacky car criteria.  First, that dumb ass better be a killer driver.  No stick? Dump.  No track experience? Eject. No...

How To Love A Land Rover: Part One

Thus Sunday marks a truly sad day in Automotive History.  As of January 29, 2017, it’ll be exactly one year since Land Rover stopped making the Defender.  Remember when that happened? People completely freaked out. ‘No more Defender’ they cried. ‘OMG this is THE END’ they screamed. ‘Buy, buy, buy’ called every collector with an extra pile of cash.  Because of this, I’ve noticed more and...

5 Cool Car Things To Do With LA Kids

School’s out, for..winter?  Yeah, as all LA Unified parents are deftly aware, LA Kids will be on the loose in our fair city for 3 chaos filled weeks beginning today!  I can hear the Merlot pouring from here. But don’t panic people, Mama’s got 5 amazeballs solutions to keep your little people outta your hair and away from their iPads. Caution: they may even learn...

7 Best Driving Songs of 2016

Cars + Music= Love It’s a pretty simple equation people.  So illustrate this, I’ve paired some of my favorite rides from 2016 with some of my favorite driving tunes.  Plus, I’ve given you guys a little context so you can fill in your own blanks. Enjoy.. Best Driving While You’re Pissed Off Song Lizzo: Good As Hell Pairs well with: Range Rover Sport HSE TD6...