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Road Trip: My adventure from North Carolina to Dallas, Texas
May 17, 2013

Road Trip: My adventure from North Carolina to Dallas, Texas

The following post originally appeared on our RoadLoans blog, The Open Road. After graduating recently from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, I was ready for my next life adventure working at Santander Consumer USA in Dallas. The only thing…

Some Mother’s Day gift ideas for a free-wheeling Mom
May 10, 2013

Some Mother’s Day gift ideas for a free-wheeling Mom

With Mother’s Day around the corner, everyone is scrambling to make sure that basket of flowers, fruits or chocolates makes it to the mom’s house in time.  But if your mom spends more of her time behind the wheel, ditch…

Road Trip: Food for thought when you’re traveling
May 9, 2013

Road Trip: Food for thought when you’re traveling

For me, food is an essential part of any road trip. It’s a way to embrace the experience of travel, and a good excuse to stretch the legs. It’s one of the things about a road trip that can draw…

Road Trip: Going to Guthrie
May 2, 2013

Road Trip: Going to Guthrie

Location: Dallas, TX Destination: Guthrie, OK Distance: 234 Miles As a mother of three, it’s not very often that I get a little quiet time. That’s why when I had the opportunity to take off for a weekend, a flurry…

Planning family vacations, summer activities rated AAA
April 18, 2013

Planning family vacations, summer activities rated AAA

Can you feel it in the air? The weather is getting warmer, the sun is shining brighter, and the kids continue to remind you that only a few days remain before this school year is over. So, get ready! It’s…