In a New York Minute: 2018 Mazda6


– By Melanie Droz Shawcroft Getting ready for a classy New York wedding around the holidays is no easy feat, so it was perfect to have the stylish 2018 Mazda6 in preparation for this fabulous trip. This refined midsize sedan that has been re-engineered for 2018 features new technology, refinements in design and performance, and upgrades […]

Watch Out: I’m On Weight Watchers — 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander 2.4 Sel S-AWC


– By Melanie Droz Shawcroft Well, I am officially a member of Weight Watchers. After years of looking for the right program, I think I have finally found it. I have kicked off my journey in an eight-way power adjustable leather, heated driver’s seat behind the convenient steering wheel with controls of the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander, […]

Kid In A Candy Store: 2018 Honda Odyssey Elite


– By Melanie Droz Shawcroft One would think it would be difficult to bounce back to 6th-grade teacher, wife and mom of two boys after a weekend with the girls, and one would be right! However, driving the 2018 Honda Odyssey Elite made it a smooth, exciting transition. I was lucky enough to have the chance […]

Escape The Room…Embrace The Genesis: 2017 Hyundai Genesis G-90


– By Melanie Droz Shawcroft In order to celebrate summer birthdays this year, my girlfriends and I signed up for the 1980s-themed Escape the Room. Although the majority of us were born in the ’80s, we barely made it out in the 60 minutes allotted. Something we did not want to escape during our ladies’ Saturday […]

Baby Giant In The Highlander: 2016 Toyota Highlander Limited PLT


– By Melanie Droz Shawcroft There is a unique stress that comes with having a second child, especially when it is five years after your first son was born. Add to that, the doctor keeps telling you this is going to be a big baby (close to 10 pounds) so let’s schedule your induction. Luckily, during […]