About Jill Robbins

Jill is the oldest mom with the youngest kids pretty much everywhere she goes. She has a 29-year-old daughter and two 11 year-old sons. She realizes that yes, that’s a really big gap between kids. Jill is passionate about travel and experiences and strives to minimize "stuff" and clutter in her everyday life. Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, Woman's Day and more. She loves writing about cars because she spends more time than she cares to admit in the drop off line and other mom-related errands. She lives with her husband and two sons in the San Antonio area. You can find out what Jill is up to by reading her blog, Ripped Jeans and Bifocals, where she writes about travel, adoption, and her spin on everyday life.

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Summer Road Trips
May 10, 2024
Yearning for a seasonal adventure? Here are 4 charming destinations you’ll love when you are ready to make your summer road trip happen.
Toyota Gr86 Summer Road Trips
April 8, 2024
If it’s springtime, it’s time to start exploring. From the desert to the heartland, here are 6 fantastic destinations you can tour on your next road trip.
Airstream
March 12, 2024
They’re cute. They’re iconic. And they fill your retro-modern dreams of being off the grid but comfortable. Here’s what you need to know about life in an Airstream trailer.
Hyundai Ioniq 5 Disney 100 Platinum Edition
February 6, 2024
If you love all things Disney, the Hyundai IONIQ 5 Disney100 Platinum Edition was designed with you in mind. Magic, fairy dust and hidden Mickies await!
Practical Gifts Are Easy To Find When You Know Where To Look.
December 8, 2023
Prudent. Sensible. No-nonsense. If you need to shop for anyone like this, we’ve got you covered with a gift guide for the person in your life who adores convenience.
Traveling With Cats
September 22, 2023
If you’re considering bringing your feline buddy on your next road trip, be prepared. Here’s everything you need to know to travel with a cat.
A Girls Guide To Cars | You Need A Car Emergency Kit. Here'S What To Put In It - Car Emergency Kit Fire Extinguisher Amazon Jill
September 15, 2023
No matter how much you love being in your car, you’ll love it less if you’re stranded. Keeping an emergency kit in the car, one with with all the right things, will help.
Check Out This Great List Of Podcasts For Driving
September 9, 2023
Buying a new car? It doesn’t have to be daunting or stressful! Empower yourself with this car buying checklist to get the right car at the right price.
Premiium Or Regular Gas
August 19, 2023
Don’t panic the next morning you see your gas gauge on E and you’re in a hurry – there are plenty of solutions when you are in need of fuel
Child In Front Of Honda Passport
August 12, 2023
As the mercury rises, more kids and pets are in danger of heat-related injuries or deaths in a hot car. Here’s what you need to know to prevent tragedy.