Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

Woman scraping her vehicle's windshield

Do I Need to Get a New Ice Scraper for My Kia This Year?

Should I Replace My Kia’s Ice Scraper This Winter Season?

Many areas around the country are starting to see cold temperatures that include frosty mornings. While some folks are jumping for joy because they soon will be able to go sledding, ice fishing, and snowmobiling again, many others are dreading going out and scraping their Kia vehicle’s windshield. Luckily, it helps when we have a high-quality ice scraper to help clear those frosty windows. But is it time to replace your current ice scraper? Read the rest of this entry >>

Couple eating sandwiches out of the back of their vehicle

What are the Best Road Trip Snacks That are Both Nutritious and Mess-Free?

Healthy and Mess-Free Snacks for Long-Distance Road Trips

During the month of March, we celebrate national nutrition month. It seems like now more than ever, we are focused on feeding our bodies nutritious foods so we can enjoy optimal health. In the past, long-distance road trips meant surviving on greasy potato chips and sugar-loaded candy as we traveled to Mount Rushmore or the Grand Canyon. Not anymore! You already spend lots of time getting your Kia ready for your road trip and packing your luggage. Choosing and preparing some healthy snacks before your next road trip is well worth the extra time and money (say goodbye to that $1.75 Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup that will melt all over your vehicle). Here are some of our favorites: Read the rest of this entry >>

Woman drinking champagne during the holiday season

Please Remember to Not Drink and Drive This Holiday Season!

The holiday season is full of parties where the spiked punch, champagne, and liquor flows freely. It might be fun and you might think that all that alcohol is the best way to cope with your crazy relatives who only ever seem to ask you if you have a boyfriend yet and then ignore you otherwise. However, that alcohol can be extremely dangerous if you get behind the wheel. Here in the United States – especially in New Jersey – we hear about so many drunk driving accidents and we don’t want you to become another statistic. Luckily, we have some tips to help you out this holiday season. Read the rest of this entry >>

Marker Drawing of a Rainbow

Make the World a Better Place by Recycling Your Old School Markers!

Crayola ColorCycle Initiative in Bridgewater, NJ

Here in New Jersey, we are extremely lucky to be near some amazing destinations – including NYC, Philadelphia, and Easton (home to Crayola). If you are looking for something fun to do with the kids – or want to release your inner artist – Crayola’s Color Experience never disappoints. Or you can always purchase some Crayola crayons, paints, and markers. As much as we love Crayola’s colorful products, we know that we will eventually need to replace our current items with a fresh set. Most of us will simply just throw away the old items, but there is a better option! Crayola is coordinating a ColorCycle initiative to encourage students and consumers to recycle their old and dried-out markers. Read the rest of this entry >>

How does my backup camera work?

How does my backup camera work?

How does Backup Camera Work

Most vehicles offer a backup camera, but sometimes it can be confusing to understand how to use it. What do those yellow and red lines mean? What does it mean when the system beeps at you? Understanding how to use the backup camera can help you relieve stress in reverse situations. Check out this helpful video explaining how the backup camera works and more! Read the rest of this entry >>