About Karen Heffren

Karen Heffen is a Tucson native who can't imagine moving but loves traveling outside the desert whenever she can. An online influence since 2008, she shares her family adventures including DIY projects, social good and kitchen triumphs at Desert Chica.

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Toyota Highlander Hybrid
August 8, 2017
The Toyota Highlander Hybrid was everything I’d imagined and more, perfect for our fun Indiana Road Trip adventure and beyond.
2016 Kia Sedona
April 5, 2016
The 2016 Kia Sedona safely and comfortably accommodates up to eight passengers with luggage for a week-long family adventure.
2015 Chrysler 300S
August 13, 2015
We drove a 2015 Chrysler 300S on a road trip from Chicago to Northern Indiana. Check out my thoughts on how well the car worked for a family road trip.