A RIO Fun History of Halloween

Have you ever wondered how the tradition of dressing up in crazy costumes and passing out candy to kids got started?  If so, this blog is for you. A brief history, 2,000 year in the making, of Halloween, one of America’s favorite and second largest grossing holidays!

Rio Recipe of the Month

We love this classic pumpkin soup recipe from recipetineats.com because it’s simple, easy to make and luscious!

RIO Car Wash to Donate 100% of Car Wash Sales to Empower House

On Saturday September 30, Rio Car Wash will host its annual Empower House Charity Car Wash Event from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at both of its Fredericksburg area locations.

Rio's Really Good Recipe of the Month

This football season, no matter which team you are cheering on, here’s a great game day recipe.

RIO Recipe of the Month - Salmon Burgers

RIO Recipe of the Month Salmon Burgers It’s summer.  Maybe its vacation at the beach.  You’re busy as ever and you want to keep that beach body looking good, so healthy eating is important, right? But so is flavor.  This recipe from myrecipes.com has flavor, and health …

Whether or not it will rain. A brief history on weather forecasting.

Oh, the decisions we have to make. You think to yourself, should I go to the car wash today or not?  Maybe it’ll rain later. Looks nice right now. Probably won’t rain, but maybe tomorrow? Hasn’t rained in a while, I’m probably safe.  Better yet, let me check my …

Bet You Can’t Beat This

Don’t you just love making a purchase and feeling like, hey, I just got a really great value! I got it a fair price and I love what I got in return.   

Rio Recipe of the Month - Father’s Day Mancake Pancakes

This is one dish you may not want Dad eating every day, but on his special day, these pancakes from allrecipes.com truly are special!

Rio Recipe of the Month - Savory Flapjacks with Maple Syrup

You say pancakes, FoodandWine.com says flapjacks. Either way, this is a killer Mother’s Day recipe because it’s packed with flavor and oh so easy!

Clever Car Organizer for Moms

Every so often, we come across an idea that we must shout from the rooftops. Recently, a busy Mom came through one of our car wash locations in Virginia Beach and used our free vacuums (have we mentioned that they’re always free?).