Friday, March 16th

-Bob Waliszewski from the Plugged In Movie Review joined us this morning. All of this week's new movies are R-rated, so there was nothing to consider for family viewing. Instead, we talked about his book Plugged-In Parenting. Listen: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

-7 fashion items that could be dangerous to your health: Get the List

-There's hope for a broken marriage in tonight's Focus on the Family broadcast at 10 pm. Read more

-Louie Giglio, founder of the Passion Movement, joined us to talk about Passion's new White Flag CD and their campaign to end human slavery. Listen: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

-Coming up Monday: Listen all week long to win Girls Night Live tickets when you hear the "Good Morning" song from Mandisa between 6 and 9 am. Also, you could win a pair of tickets to see the Columbia County Ballet perform "The Roar of Love" on March 24th at the Bell Auditorium. Listen to win with the Monday Morning Mindbender at 6:10 and the Cheapie of the Week at 7:40.

Thursday, March 15th

-Is it spring or summer? Augusta tied a record high of 85 yesterday and looks to break the record today with a high of 87.

-One of John's high school friends, Jaime, turns 34 today and is doing 34 random acts of kindness to celebrate! We talked about people who do selfless things on their birthday, and you can join the conversation on the 88.3 WAFJ Facebook page.

-Looking for something to do this weekend? The Harlem Globetrotters play on Friday night at the James Brown Arena. The Augusta Riverhawks have their next-to-last regular season home game on Saturday night.

-While Tim Tebow's future was being debated this weekend, he was focused on something more important. Read more

-Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani has been sentenced to death in Iran for preaching the Gospel. For the latest on his situation, click here.

-Coming up Friday: Bob Waliszewksi from the Plugged In Movie Review doesn't have any new movies worth talking about during our usual time with him, so at 7:10 am, he'll tell us about his book, Plugged-In Parenting. Louie Giglio, founder of the Passion Movement, joins us at 8:10 am to talk about their campaign to end human slavery, which includes the new White Flag CD.

Wednesday, March 14th

-After a 244 year history, Encyclopaedia Brittanica will no longer be available in the classic book form. Read more

-Greg sent us a note to tell us about a cool God story. His pregnant daughter, Molly, was almost hit head on yesterday by a car going the wrong way. A pickup truck swerved in front of her, walling off her car, to keep it from being hit by the oncoming one. Miraculously, no one was hurt. The total stranger (Bryan) who saved the day said God told him to do it, and he saved two lives! Join the conversation as we share God stories on the 88.3 WAFJ Facebook page.

-John and Amy found out yesterday that baby #3 is a boy! He's due in mid-August.

-Safe Kids is hosting a car seat and booster seat checkup this Saturday, March 17th from 10 am to Noon at 1125 Walton Way in Augusta. This is a free service and a great way to find out if your child's seat is properly installed.

-Today's Simple Cooking recipe is Thin Mint Truffles. You'll find it in the post below this one.

-Why is there a nationwide trend of Tide detergent thefts? Read more

-Coming up Thursday: One of John's high school friends is doing something you wouldn't expect on a birthday. We'll tell you about it at 7:10 am. Also, while the Denver Broncos were talking to Peyton Manning this weekend about taking Tim Tebow's job, we'll tell you what Tebow was busy doing. It's very inspiring!

Simple Cooking - Thin Mint Truffles

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Tuesday, March 13th

-John and Cleve have found a new favorite food! Doritos Tacos

-Charlene Knippenberg of Augusta was inducted into Cleve's Coffee Club this morning. You can join her by clicking here.

-The CSRA is experiencing a pollen invasion! Allergy season is in full bloom. This morning, we asked allergy sufferers what they do to get some relief. Join the conversation on the 88.3 WAFJ Facebook page.

-Randy Phillips joined us from Phillips, Craig and Dean. They're new Breathe In CD is in stores today. Listen: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

-Coming up Wednesday: We'll share an easy and festive recipe for St. Patrick's Day with Thin Mint Truffles tomorrow morning at 8:10 in Simple Cooking.

Monday, March 12th

-Monday Morning Mindbender
Q: 68% of us carry around at least one of these and don't know where to use it. What is it?
A: A key

-Local kids are diving into God's Word through Bible Drills. Read more

-Losing an hour of sleep could cause you to drag through Tuesday. Read more

-Cheapie of the Week
Christie Wright of Beech Island correctly guessed that it is Zyrtec (5 count pack). CVS has it for $5.99 with store loyalty card through Saturday. You'll get $5.99 back in store rewards to use on a future purchase, so it's like getting it for FREE! If the store is out of stock, ask for a raincheck.

-Charge your smartphone just by breathing! Read more

-Find the cheapest gas prices with

-Steven Curtis Chapman's sons are bringing awareness to orphan care with The Red Bus Project.

-Coming up Tuesday: At 6:50 am, Cleve welcomes to the coffee club a listener who has found a special use for coffee grounds. Randy Phillips from Phillips, Craig and Dean joins us at 7:40. Their new Breathe In CD releases tomorrow.