Tag: AAA

European Tours

Touring Tuscany the Italian Way

May 01, 2017. Alex Lobrano

“I’ve dreamed of visiting Tuscany for years,” wrote Sheila, one of my oldest friends, from Sydney, Australia. “I know you’re busy, but it would be wonderful if you could meet me there, because then we could have a real catch-up that goes deeper than just a dinner – and I selfishly want to take advantage…

Cars & Trucks

Car-Inspired Gifts Mom Will Love

May 01, 2017. AAA Staff

Another Mother’s Day is upon us and figuring out what to get mom year after year can be a daunting task. Why not get her something creative, beautiful and offbeat inspired by the automotive world? Harveys Seat Belt Bags These purses and bags made from cool-colored seat belts caught my eye many years ago. I…

Homeowner's Insurance

Home Security Systems, Decoded

April 08, 2017. AAA Staff

If you’re thinking about investing in a home security system, do your homework. Selecting the right system for your home and your budget isn’t as easy as you think.

Food & Dining

Make Delicious Smoothies 3 Ways

April 01, 2017. Nick Tavares

For a healthy snack, try blending up one of these satisfying smoothies. Green: Pineapple green smoothie This lean, green healthy snack packs in nutrients and flavor. EatingWell.com created this smoothie with almond milk, pineapple, banana, chia seeds, Greek yogurt and baby spinach. The result – a tasty drink full of essentials like protein and fiber….

Food & Dining

Favorite Childhood Foods Reinvented

April 01, 2017. Dana Laverty

If you’re feeling nostalgic, try these “grown-up” versions of childhood foods and feel like a kid again! Gourmet grilled cheese Betty Crocker ups the grilled cheese game with this beer-battered recipe. Hickory-smoked bacon, provolone and cheddar cheese, and an ale-based batter reinvent a childhood staple for grown-up taste buds. For a sophisticated twist, try adding…

Cars & Trucks

Top Teen Driving Tips from a Teen Expert

April 01, 2017. Roberto Cruz

Four years ago, Shelby Fix, The Car Coach 2.0, lost a friend in a car crash that involved texting while driving. “It really hit home,” said Shelby, the daughter of The Car Coach Lauren Fix, a nationally recognized automotive expert. Because April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Your AAA caught up with Shelby, who has…

Cars & Trucks

Ready Your Motorcycle for the Road

April 01, 2017. Roberto Cruz

The do’s and don’ts of preparing your motorcycle for the open road.

North American Tours

Weekend in Nashville

April 01, 2017. Jill Fergus

Love good food and good music? Nashville, one of the South’s most exciting cities, has an abundance of both – and plenty more, making it a great choice for a fun-filled weekend.

Travel

Distance Learning Costs

April 01, 2017. AAA Staff

The number of higher education students who took at least one distance education course grew by 3.9 percent in recent years, according to a study by Babson Survey Research Group. More than 1 in 4 students now take at least one distance education course. Distance education is comprised mainly of online education, and a small…

Cars & Trucks

Bounce Back From Pothole Damage

March 08, 2017. Roberto Cruz

AAA estimates pothole damage costs U.S. drivers $3 billion in vehicle repairs each year. Minimize their effect on your car and learn how to bounce back after you hit one with this advice from AAA’s Car Doctor John Paul. Slow your Roll The best way to avoid a pothole is to swerve around it, but…