Category Archives: Seasonal

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Homemade Chili Recipe for Autumn Nights

Fall is a time for warm and cozy dinners you can enjoy as the sun sets earlier in the day. Classic soups like chicken noodle, beef stew, and pumpkin soup are easy cozy meals, but there is another soup that can keep you feeling warm no matter how cold it gets outside. Chili is the perfect autumn soup. You can have it with beans, without beans, vegan or meaty. Here is a basic recipe you can use to make a tasty homemade beef, pork, and bean chili.

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How Hot Does It Get Inside a Car?

Have you ever wondered how hot it gets in your car when you leave it outside in the summer? It’s probably hotter than you think. It only takes ten minutes for the temperature to rise by almost twenty degrees. Parking in the shade isn’t enough, so make sure not to leave your pets or kids inside! Read on below to learn about how much the heat can increase in a car over time. 

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Winter vehicle accessories to get you through the season

What are some good driving accessories to get for winter? 

Whether you reside in the frozen tundra or the high desert, the winter season can complicate travel and vehicle care. You should always be prepared for accidents or breakdowns, but planning ahead is especially important during the winter when climates shift dramatically. Check out our list of essentials for ideas on some good driving accessories to get for winter.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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AutoMax Truck and Car Center Announces Its Think Pink Sale in October 2019

How can I support the local Cathy Lincoln Memorial Fund? 

AutoMax Truck and Car Center wants its customers to Think Pink by purchasing a used vehicle in the month of October. This month, $100 of proceeds from each used vehicle sold will be donated from the dealership to the local Cathy Lincoln Memorial Fund, a fund supported through the San Juan Medical Foundation.  

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Farmers’ Markets near Farmington, NM

Where can I find farmers’ markets near Farmington, NM?

It’s that time of year again: time to shop locally and eat fresh local produce. We have plenty of great farmers’ markets near Farmington, NM, like the four that we have featured below. Between the four of them, they give you four days a week that you can find an open farmers’ market in the area. Stop in at AutoMax Truck and Car Center next time you go shopping and find your next used truck or car. Scroll down to learn more about the farmers’ markets near Farmington, NM.

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2018 Christmas and Winter Events and Activities in Farmington, NM

The holiday season is upon us with Thanksgiving passed. Now, we have the month of December for Christmas and other winter holidays. Besides shopping and Christmas songs on the radio, what else can you do to get into the winter spirit and have some fun? Check out these December 2018 Christmas and winter holiday events taking place in Farmington, New Mexico.

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Open Restaurants and Buffets for Thanksgiving 2018 in Farmington, NM

You don’t need to prepare a Thanksgiving dinner to have a wonderful Thanksgiving meal. Why take so much time and effort shopping, scheduling, cooking, and cleaning when you plan a giant Thanksgiving meal? Instead, visit a restaurant near you and enjoy a special Thanksgiving feast or buffet that will satisfy the entire family!

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How to Drive Safe when Facing Bad Weather and Poor Visibility

Poor Weather Conditions and Night Driving Safety Tips

Perfect driving conditions are easy to imagine. Those would be a well lit day without glare from the sun, middle temperatures not too hot or cold, and mild weather without rain, snow, or too much wind. However, many drivers rarely get to choose their driving conditions. That being said, it’s still important to stay safe. Therefore, we’d like to introduce our audience to tips concerning driving at night and during poor weather conditions.

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What are the Best Winter Weather Driving Features?

Winter Weather Driving Features for the Cold, Ice, and Snow

It might seem early, but snow has already hit many states in America. Before winter hits us with stronger storms, make sure you’re prepared to tackle the snow and ice on the road. So, whether you’re looking to buy a new vehicle for winter, or want to upgrade your current car, keep these convenience features and technology in mind. These are the best vehicle features for winter driving.

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