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Atlas Full shot of car

By: Melanie Droz Shawcroft Nothing packs a punch like the 276-horsepower 3.6 L V6 2018 Volkswagen Atlas which is why it was perfect to ...Read More

VW 2018 Tiguan Julia

by Julia Droz Serafine THREE GIRLS… FROZEN AND THE TIGUAN I live in a house with three girls under the age of 10.  If ...Read More

2017 Lexus GS 350 F Sport San Diego Full

by Cathy Droz, Founder – HER Certified CAR OR BOAT – LEXUS WINS It is no secret that I like the Lexus brand.  I ...Read More

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by Cathy Droz, Founder – HER Certified WHAT DO THE NEIGHBORS KNOW? I test drive cars and provide lifestyle reviews.  When I test a ...Read More

Mercedes Benz Blue 2 14 18 Full Shot

by Cathy Droz, Founder – HER Certified WITH OR WITHOUT A TOP My daily driver is a 2003 Mercedes Benz S500.  There is no ...Read More

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By: Melanie Droz Shawcroft Nothing says spring like Opening Day for Shaw Butte Little League. Hot dogs and hamburgers on the grill at the ...Read More

Lincoln MKZ Reserve Exterior 2017

February 17, 20182017 Lincoln MKZ Reserve AWD

by Julia Droz Serafine A PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS … When you hear the name Lincoln, what are your first thoughts? President Abraham Lincoln, ...Read More

Alpha Romeo Stelvio Red Exterior 2018

by Cathy Droz, Founder – HER Certified IT’S AN ITALIAN THING After test driving the Alfa Romeo 4C in 2016 (see my review at ...Read More

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