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Toys for Tots Doing Good

December 18, 2014

  Last night, after putting on my sweats and getting comfortable, Jason’s brother-in-law, Joe called and asked when the bike build was going to be…. Oh, right. In all the craziness of this season, I had forgotten. So Jason, Joe and I went to the toy selection and bike build for Toys for Tots last… read more

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Christmas Shopping Made Easy

December 17, 2014

I have found that the easiest way to get people what they want is to buy for those you know well and bake for the rest. If you you’re standing in the aisles at the store and can’t think of 5 things off the top of your head that someone you know will love- you… read more

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It’s Christmas All Around!

December 12, 2014

There are many many things going on this weekend for the Christmas season! Starting tonight we have Cornish Christmas.. we’ll be there sort of near the clock tower (or a few spaces up) collecting toys and donations for Toys for Tots. So please bring an unwrapped gift for a child in need this Christmas. Eddie… read more

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Elf on a Shelf Obesession

December 11, 2014

I’ve seen the elf on a shelf all over. My kids are a little older so I didn’t have the pleasure of encountering an elf on a shelf- but Jason’s daughter has one and it came to our house over the weekend. I have seen many of the elf antics on facebook and Pinterest. I… read more

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The Storm of the Century is Coming- Are You Ready?

December 10, 2014

I am not. But I plan to work on it today. I am the WORST at preparing for stuff. Master Procrastinator- that’s me. So I’ll be milling about the stores with all the rest- hoping that they don’t run out of batteries and water….. wish me luck!

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All the Locations for the 12 Days of Christmas

December 4, 2014

You can now sign up for the 12 Days of Christmas at all of the following locations! Miner Moe’s                            102 Argall Way, Nevada City William’s Stationery            112 West Main St., Grass Valley The Wooden Spoon               2066 Nevada City Hwy,Grass Valley Elegant Salvage                       16282 Mt. Olive Rd. Grass Valley IHOP                                            746 Taylorville Rd. Grass Valley Paco’s… read more

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Ringing of the Bells

December 3, 2014

We’ll be ringing the bells out in front of Safeway in Grass Valley on Sutton Way today. If there’s anyone in particular you’d like to donate with, here’s the schedule… so come by and say hi!   9-10 Tom Fitzsimmons 10-11 Rita Stevens 11-12 Dan Taliaferro 12-1 Paul Haas 1-2 Hollie Grimaldi-Flores 2-3 Geoff Flynn… read more

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Soooo Spoiled for my Birthday!

December 2, 2014

My birthday was Saturday and it was absolutely amazing! I woke up with no alarm and went to breakfast at Humpty Dumpty with Jason and BOTH kids, had a pedicure in the afternoon and a wonderful surprise party in the evening. I was completely surprised. Had NO idea. Jason was super sweet making sure that… read more

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You Can Sign up for 12 Days of Christmas Today!

November 28, 2014

We’re taking out all the boxes for 12 days of Christmas today! Sign up at each location to win a fabulous prize during the 12 Days of Christmas (the 8th-23rd). Then you’ll be entered to win the GRAND PRIZE, which is a staycation on a 55 foot Houseboat at Bullard’s Bar. These are the locations:… read more

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Sooooo Looking Forward to This Weekend!

November 26, 2014

I have a big weekend coming up! We’re hosting Thanksgiving at our house, then Friday we will drop off the boxes for the 12 Days of Christmas, Cornish Christmas that night- and I have the rest of the weekend off because my birthday is Saturday! I have no idea what’s in store. Jason is keeping… read more

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Are You Ready?

November 25, 2014

I made the mistake of going to the grocery store yesterday to pick up some things for dinner last night and it was a freaking nightmare. The produce section was full of carts causing gridlock, there were kids taking advantage of the fact that their parents were stuck near the meat counter and running amok…. read more

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Turkey Drive Success!

November 18, 2014

We had our 7th annual turkey drive yesterday and it was an amazing success! We changed the location to the Save Mart parking lot and that was a brilliant idea (Don or Toni). So many people were so generous and the Food Bank of Nevada County is going to be able to provide turkey dinners… read more

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It’s Turkey Time!!

November 13, 2014

The most fun I’ve had at this job is the turkey drive for the food bank. 7 years ago we set out to collect enough food to feed our hungry families and we had a great time and a great turn out! We’re continuing the tradition this Monday, November 17th from 6 am to 7… read more

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Don’t Forget the Turkey Drive!

November 12, 2014

This Monday (November 17th) we’ll have our 7th annual turkey drive- but we’re moving it to the parking lot at Save Mart Super Market from 6 AM to 9 AM. I’ll be out there, Greg will be out there at some point, Rita Stevens, Tom Fitzsimmons, Dave Bear, and I think we might be able… read more

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The Weekend

November 10, 2014

I had a fantastic weekend! By default (because Greg was sick and couldn’t go) I was able to see Michael Franti- which was an amazing show. He seems like a great guy on top of being a fantastic musician. He came out to the crowd and met with concertgoers….super fun! Saturday night I saw Nick… read more

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Come See Me Tomorrow!

November 7, 2014

Dollar General on Nevada City Highway- across from Savemart has their grand opening tomorrow and we will be out there to help them celebrate! We’ll have great prizes and $25 gift cards for Dollar General to give away every 1/2 hour! I’ll be there broadcasting live from 9 to noon- so come say hello!

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Giving Back for the Holidays

November 6, 2014

We have a lot going on during the holiday season. We need to give back- and so we’re partnering with the Nevada County Food Bank for the 7th annual turkey drive, being held this year in the parking lot at Save Mart Supermarket in the Fowler Center on the Nevada City Highway. It’ll be November… read more

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Comic Con!!!!!!!!

November 5, 2014

Comic Con Reno is almost here and we have your tickets!! Listen all week from the 10th to the 14th of November during the Morning Buzz (6-9 AM) and win a pair of one day passes. One of those lucky listeners will LOSE their tickets- and we will replace them with a pair of VIP… read more

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Jimmy Fallon is my New Obsession

November 4, 2014

I am totally obsessed. There is no way I can stay up as late as it takes to actually watch the Tonight Show, but I’ve seen the videos on Youtube and they kill me every time. He’s having Jay Leno on tonight and I know Jay is going to ask what the hell he did… read more

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Words Every Woman Wants Her Teenage Daughter to Hear

November 3, 2014

There are a lot of girls out there that want to be moms before they’re ready. I found a list that will definitely make them think twice. I had my first child at the age of 20 and I was SO not prepared for any of this! What Moms Wish They Knew Before Having a… read more

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