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My regular OCC readers are familiar with my F.O.R.D. stories about cars that I have Found On the Road Driving. Today’s story is about a car that I found while I was driving on the road, but the car was not.

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(Broadry) — 2020 was a strange and unpredictable year in a whole lot of ways. Many people found themselves canceling plans for concerts and sporting events and travel. People who did travel grappled with crowded airports and how to stay healthy in hotels, or where to...

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(Broadry) — Samantha Emmett wanted to avoid the 40-minutes it takes to shampoo, dry, and style her hair. “I really wanted to save time in the morning, so I started looking into hair care products, “says Emmett. She then discovered dry shampoo products to help...

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By RVshare If you’re new to the world of RV camping, the lingo and things to know about each type of vehicle can be daunting. There are Class A motorhomes and fifth-wheel toy haulers. Some vehicles require you to provide a truck for towing and...

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Many people who love to travel don’t do so as often as they’d like. They have a variety of reasons for staying put--lack of vacation time, a demanding job, difficulty scheduling around family commitments. But the concern that most often tops the list is money. The extra expense of boarding beloved pets or bringing them along can make planning trips even more daunting for would-be travelers.  

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Introduced in its current form two years ago, the fourth-generation Mazda3 just about had it all -- sumptuous looks in both sedan and hatchback iterations, luxury car appointments in top trims and road manners as athletic as a teenage gymnast.

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By Broadry Newsroom  Whether you’re a soundbar aficionado or wondering why in the world you need an extra thingamajig to watch TV, we hear you. Basically, soundbars are less expensive, more convenient alternatives to surround-sound systems—and they provide much better audio quality than most (meh)...

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I’m not ashamed. I confess... I owned not one, but two Ford Pintos during my early years – but I did go to therapy and that helped get me through it.

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Pet parents know the places by heart where their furkids are welcomed: dog parks, most regular parks, some beaches, some hiking trails, and pet stores. Most everywhere else, their furry sidekicks get left behind . . . or, do they? Turns out, pets are allowed - and even welcomed - in more places than pet parents might think.

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By: Broadry Newsroom How about writing a love letter this Valentine’s Day to your favorite — destination? With the most romantic day of the year upon us, one thing is for sure – America’s love for travel hasn’t ended. In the spirit of sharing this love, travelers...

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By: Broadry Newsroom In this week’s Q&A, Brad Wilson from Brad’s Deals reveals his favorite 2021 Valentine’s Day gift ideas – and how to shop for flowers online. Q: What are last-minute gift ideas? Brad: Based on conversations with an expert in the floral industry, it is...

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For the past three years, the QX50 compact luxury crossover has pretty much stayed the course. Infiniti, it seems, figures it got everything right back in 2019 when this guy debuted and, thus, is reticent to mess with it. Other than some trim shuffling, it's pretty much the same QX50 as ever.

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I just couldn’t pass this one up. The AMC Javelin and AMX cars have always fascinated me since day one – but I’ve never owned one, that is, until now.

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Fun fact: In the U.S. today, there are more pets than there are people! Additionally, Americans are adding furry family members to their “packs” at a higher rate than ever before. About 67 percent of American households currently have pets, which is up from 56 percent when the first such numbers were recorded back in the ‘80s.

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By: Broadry Newsroom RV camping isn’t always immediately connected with the idea of luxury in people’s minds — but it should be. While rugged, off-grid camping in primitive campgrounds is an option, you can also turn your RV adventure into an out-and-out glamping trip. (That’s...

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Neighborhood front porches are filled with beautifully decorated Christmas scenes starting the day after Thanksgiving until New Year’s Day. Then, what?

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Before we get into this story, I’d like you to take a look at the Jaguar XKE in the photo herein. Although it looks just like the real thing (to ‘scale’), it is actually a diecast replica. This very accurate reproduction model is offered by Mint Models Precision Diecast, and is made by Amalgam Collection, a multi-national, multi-cultural operation with headquarters in Bristol (UK), and with ‘workshops’ in Bristol, Dongguan (China) and Pécs (Hungary).

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By: Broadry Newsroom In this week’s Q&A, Brad Wilson from Brad’s Deals gives predictions on what would-be travelers can likely expect in 2021.  Q: What advice do you have for travelers who might be considering booking a trip? Brad: With all of the safety protocols...

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There’s no doubt that moving can be exciting .  . . and stressful.  If you’re a pet parent, the stress can be heightened when you’re concerned about keeping your four-legged family member safe and happy during the moving process. Fortunately, planning ahead will make your move much less daunting and more of an adventure you can share with your pet!

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Grooms and their guys get a fair share of attention on their big day, so it’s important to find a style that suits them.

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Capes, exaggerated sleeves and ruffles, lace and short dresses are all taking the spotlight in 2021.

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Planning the perfect event is hard. There are countless details to consider all while trying to stay on budget and make sure everyone is happy. Now add a pandemic. On top of all the expected stress of planning your perfect day, you have the health of your loved ones riding on your shoulders. It’s almost too much.

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Designing every detail of your dream wedding is exciting until you ask yourself the big question: Who is paying for this? Traditionally, the bride’s family covers most expenses. But this might not work for every family, and in the year 2020, it’s OK to switch it up a bit.

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If you’re like many pet parents, bringing your furkid along on a shopping trip would be the perfect way to spend a day. While many big-name chain stores have a "service dogs only" policy, you may be surprised to know that a number of them will in fact allow you to shop with your Shih-Tzu or browse with your bulldog. 

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Love taking epic adventures with your pet? Looking for ideas, tips, and like-minded adventurers? Social media groups can provide all that, and more; however, not all social media groups are created equal. We went on a search for the most helpful, popular, and fun online pet adventure groups, and we’ve dug up some real gems!

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By: Broadry, National Content Desk In this week’s Q&A, we talk with Jack Jia, the founder of Musely, a skincare company that offers online doctor visits for patients seeking product recommendations. Q: Where did the idea for Musely come from? Jack: Musely has been running a marketplace...

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Ah yes, much love and appreciation to Bentley Motors for blessing Automotive Rhythms with a Ghost White 2021 Bentayga luxury performance SUV for the cheers of New Year. The definitive luxury SUV was the perfect sled for spreading peace and happiness to friends and family during this festive time to show our appreciation for their comradeship, sisterhood, and brotherhood. The majestic, hand-crafted Bentayga served dutifully with exemplary performance that shaped my impulses from the rhythmic beauty of the 4-liter V8 to its manicured interior ripe for kingship.

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Despite warnings from the nation’s experts against traveling to see loved ones during the pandemic, millions of Americans are still projected to hit the roads between Christmas and the New Year. Some of the busiest days of the year for driving occur around Christmas and New Year’s. According to Statista, 50.6 million Americans traveled this […]

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By: Broadry, National Lifestyle Content Desk If you are looking for a good night’s sleep, you aren’t alone. Turns out, many of us are desperate for some shut-eye. Even the social media platform Pinterest reports that searches for “sleep optimization” is up 116% from last...

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Broadry Newsroom Wondering what you should do with that trinket you scored during a White Elephant, Swap, Secret Santa, or Virtual Gift Exchange? Ask Angela Kinsey. The actress, best known for playing Angela on The Office sitcom, is on a mission this holiday season to...

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By: Julie Loffredi, National Lifestyle Content Desk This year has been anything but ordinary. So, as you shop for last minute gifts and stocking stuffers, why not consider some quirky, fun, and out-of-the box gifts for your loved ones? These are all under 50 bucks....

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By: Julie Loffredi, National Health & Wellness Content Desk In this week’s Q&A, we talk with Trish Goldsmith from the non-profit organization CancerCare to discuss the importance of animal companions for those going through cancer treatment and the resources available during the pandemic. Q: What...

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By: Brad Wilson, National Lifestyle Content Desk In this week’s Q&A, Brad Wilson from Brad’s Deals answers questions on his favorite shopping strategies for December 2020 and beyond. Q: When it comes to bargains, what products are worth buying in December? Brad: Retailers continue to discount aggressively...