Morning Show Notes - Friday, August 26th

-High school football begins tonight for most of our area teams. Show your spirit and tell us who you're cheering for on the 88.3 WAFJ Facebook page.

-Bob Waliszewski, our movie guy from Focus on the Family, gave us his thoughts on Spy Kids: All the Time in the World. He said the movie has a very pro-family message, but it does contain some bathroom humor. Bob gave it a 4 out of 5 for family-friendliness. You can read his reviews at

-Besse Cooper of Monroe, Georgia, becomes the oldest human on earth at 115 years old today. Read about what keeps her going

-Groupon is offering a great discount for families who want to check out the Augusta Museum of History. Get the deal

-Coming up Monday: We'll share how you can help the victims of Hurricane Irene. Also, you'll have a chance to win a pair of tickets to Friday's Augusta Greenjackets game with the Monday Morning Mindbender at 6:10 and the Cheapie of the Week at 7:40.

Morning Show Notes - Thursday, August 25th

-Costco opens in November in Augusta, but you don't have to wait until then to buy the $1 million engagement ring that they're selling. Read more

-Registered Dietician and Author Dr. Felicia Stoler joined us this morning to talk about how to get your kids to eat the things they don't want to eat. Listen to our conversation about dinnertime dilemnas: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

-Coming up Friday: Our movie guy, Bob Waliszewski from Focus on the Family, joins us at 7:10 AM with a family-friendly perspective on the weekend's movies.

Morning Show Notes - Wednesday, August 24th

-The 5.9 magnitude earthquake that hit Virginia yesterday was felt around the CSRA. Tell us about your earthquake experience and read what others are saying about it on the 88.3 WAFJ Facebook page.

-Starting tomorrow, Facebook is making some changes to protect your privacy. Read more

-Disney On Ice is coming to the James Brown Arena on November 17th-20th. This show features 65 characters from some of the best-loved Disney movies. Tickets will be available starting September 16th.

-The Augusta Greenjackets are at home tonight and tomorrow night. Next week's home series will be the last opportunity to see them during regular season play. Take your family out to Lake Olmstead and support one of our great local sports teams.

-Jennie Montgomery from WJBF Newschannel 6 and Anthony Esposito from The Salvation Army of Augusta joined us to talk about Christmas in August. Listen to the conversation: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

-Cleve's wife, Barbara Walker, gave us this week's Simple Cooking recipe with a quick and easy Pizza Casserole. The recipe is in the post below this one. Barb got in a couple of good zings on Cleve. Click here to listen

-Coming up Thursday: Registered Dietician Dr. Felicia Stoler joins us at 8:10 to talk about how to avoid fight time with your kids at dinnertime.

Simple Cooking - Pizza Casserole

1.5 pounds ground beef (cooked)
2 cans of crescent rolls
1 jar of pizza sauce
1 16 ounce bag of shredded mozzarella cheese (and any other cheeses you want to use)

Put 1 layer of crescent roll in the bottom of a 13x9 inch pan. Layer the ingredients and then cover with the other layer of crescent roll. Bake at 350 degrees in oven for 15 minutes.

Submitted by Barbara Walker of Aiken (Cleve's wife). If you have a quick and easy recipe to share, please send it to and include a daytime phone number. You'll get a thank-you gift if we use your recipe.

Morning Show Notes - Tuesday, August 23rd

-Georgia has a new car tag after asking the public to create one through a statewide contest. Read more

-Mikeschair joined us this morning on the release day for their new A Beautiful Life CD. They announced that they've been added to the Brandon Heath/Britt Nicole concert on November 12th at Warren Baptist Church in Augusta. Listen: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

-When a bridesmaid couldn't physically make it her to friend's wedding in Colorado, she decided to "telebrate" the day via iPadSee the iPad Bridesmaid

-Southwest Airlines is coming to Atlanta, which means cheaper fares are within reach for the CSRA. Read more

-Coming up Wednesday: Jennie Montgomery from WJBF Newschannel 6 and Anthony Esposito from the Salvation Army of Augusta join us at 7:40 AM to talk about Christmas in August. Cleve's wife, Barbara Walker, shares her quick and easy recipe for Pizza Casserole in Simple Cooking at 8:10.

Morning Show Notes - Monday, August 22nd

-Monday Morning Mindbender
Q: According to a new survey, 70% of Women say that any Guy who calls himself a "Real Man" better be able to do this. What is it?
A: Change a tire

-John found a great way to search Craigslist. This is the website where people sell stuff, kind of like an online yard sale. He's been searching for a more fuel-efficient car and found a smartphone app called Craigslist Notification. You can set up an automatic search for the item that you want and specify multiple cities to be searched. Every time someone makes a post within your criteria, you get a notice on your smartphone. This is a big timesaver!

-Jonathan Lindman of Augusta correctly guessed that the Cheapie of the Week is Mitchem Deodorant. Walgreens (with in-ad coupon) and CVS (with Extra Care Card) have it for $1.99 per stick. Use the printable $1 off coupon to get it for $.99 plus tax.

-Borders Bookstore at the Augusta Exchange is closing, and they still have a lot of merchandise left that is anywhere between 40% and 60% off. John unintentionally started Christmas shopping early after finding some good deals there!

-Dr. Gary Redding joined us this morning to talk about a monthly luncheon he leads called Business By the Book. This will be it's 23rd season and it finds a new home at The Kroc Center in Downtown Augusta. Listen to the conversation: Part 1 Part 2

-Coming up Tuesday: Cleve adds another coffee lover to his Coffee Club at 6:50 AM. Mikeschair has the new It's a Beautiful Life CD coming out tomorrow, and the guys will join us at 7:10 AM.