Morning Show Notes - Thursday, March 31st

-Who has the lowest prices - Target or Walmart? Two recent studies say Target has a slight edge over Walmart, the No. 1 retailer. This morning, we asked which one you think is cheaper and is there a store that is cheaper than both of them? These days, every penny you save counts! Join the conversation on the 88.3 WAFJ Facebook page.

-For those who have trouble waking up, Listener Lori told us about a free Android app called Alarm Clock Xtreme. You can set a limit to the number of times you can hit snooze and you can set a feature that will only dismiss the alarm after you solve math problems.

-Even if you're not attending the Masters, there are some fun activities you can enjoy around Augusta next week. Read more

-Coming up Friday: Bob Waliszewski, our movie guy, from Focus on the Family has the family-friendly perspective on this weekend's new releases, including Hop at 7:10 AM. Also, during the 8 AM hour, listeners like you join us for Backstage Pass Friday.

Morning Show Notes - Wednesday, March 30th

-Cleve has diagnosed himself as suffering from PVS - Phantom Vibration Syndrome. He thinks his cell phone is vibrating, when it's really not. He's not crazy because as we found out this morning, many others have had the same experience. Join the conversation on the 88.3 WAFJ Facebook page.

-Lauren Lines shared her quick and easy recipe for Taco Cups on Simple Cooking with John and Cleve this morning. The recipe is in the post below this one.

-Kevin Fukala (aka The Enforcer) from the Augusta Riverhawks joined us this morning to share his faith story and his excitement over the team making the SPHL playoffs. The first game is against Pensacola this Friday at 7:30 PM at the James Brown Arena. Listen to the conversation:
Part 1 - experience of being with the Riverhawks and his job as the enforcer
Part 2 - a respectful enforcer on the ice
Part 3 - how hockey and faith intersect
Part 4 - ministry outside of the Riverhawks

-Coming up Thursday: New research shows where shopping is cheaper - Target or Walmart. We'll tell you who is the true low-price leader.

Simple Cooking - Taco Cups

1/2 pound ground beef
2 tablespoons taco seasoning
1 can refrigerated flaky butter biscuits (Pillsbury® 12-ounces)
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded Sargento
Sour Cream
Corn, pinto beans and black beans are optional fillers

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray.

In a large skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat until browned and crumbly; drain. Add taco seasoning to browned meat; stirring well to combine.

Place one biscuit into each of 10 cups of prepared muffin pan, patting biscuit dough gently up side of cup.

Spoon meat mixture on top of biscuit dough. Top with cheese. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden brown. Serve with salsa and sour cream.

Submitted by Lauren Lines of Martinez. If you have a quick and easy recipe to share, please send it to and include your daytime phone number. You'll get a thank-you gift if we use your recipe.

Morning Show Notes - Tuesday, March 29th

-PGA golfer Ben Crane joined us this morning. He's speaking at the Augusta Golf Breakfast on Tuesday, April 5th at Warren Baptist Church. You can print free tickets at Listen to the conversation (mp3 files):
Part 1 - controlling your emotions on the course
Part 2 - cooking in the kitchen
Part 3 - overcoming golf as a god
Part 4 - experience of playing at Masters

-Michelle Rogers of Appling is the latest member of Cleve's Coffee Club. She gets up with the chickens every morning and needs coffee to get her energized for her morning shift at Chick-fil-A. Listen

-Coming up Wednesday: Kevin Fukala (aka "The Enforcer") from the Augusta Riverhawks will join us at 7:10 and 8:40 to talk about his faith journey and his team's first appearance in the SPHL playoffs this Friday. Also at 8:10, Lauren Lines of Martinez will tell us about her quick and easy taco cups in Simple Cooking with John and Cleve.

Morning Show Notes - Monday, March 28th

 -Monday Morning Mindbender
Q: 70% of adults admit they have trouble playing with which toy?
A: A yo-yo

-Cara Hopeland of Beech Island guessed that the Cheapie of the Week is Palmolive Ultra Dish Soap. Publix has it on sale through Tuesday (3/29) for $2 a bottle (25 oz). Use the $.50 coupon in yesterday's newspaper (it will double) and you'll get the dish soap for $1 plus tax.

-Some of the newest words that have been added to the Oxford English Dictionary aren't really words, or are they? Read more

-Facebook is a culprit in many of today's divorces. There are some steps you can take for accountability and guarding your heart. Read more

-Coming up Tuesday: PGA Golfer Ben Crane joins us at 6:10 and 7:40. He'll be speaking on Tuesday, April 5th at the free Augusta Golf Breakfast. At 6:50, we'll introduce the latest member of Cleve's Coffee Club.