Good Day Alabama for May 18, 2010 - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Good Day Alabama for May 18, 2010

Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for May 18, 2010:

MONEY TUESDAY - Thus far in this series on protecting your assets from a lawsuit, we've covered lifestyle issues, insurance planning, federal and state exemptions, titling of assets and the use of trusts.  Legal documents are another way to protect your assets - such as legacy planning, life insurance planning and prenuptial agreements. For more information, visit www.welchgroup.com.

JEH JEH LIVE - Jeh Jeh is Touring Your Town! Today he is in Northport. He checked out everything from food to art to the Heritage Festival in downtown Northport! Northport's First Heritage Festival brings together artisans & crafters, musicians, children's activities, food and fun for everyone in the Historic Downtown District Friday & Saturday! The Festival is a celebration of Northport's heritage, culture and community pride, providing wholesome entertainment for the entire family.

INTERIOR DESIGN FOR YOUR PORCH - Catherine Brooks - Interior Design Instructor at Virginia College - showed us some ideas for decorating your outdoor spaces! She showed us how a bit of paint, pillow slip covers, and inexpensive plates and lanterns can make a major difference. She says you don't have to spend lots of money to make it look nice and inviting!

MERCY SHIPS - A Homewood company that repairs medical instruments prepares to send one of its workers to the Mercy Ship.... off the coast of Benin. We've told you about the folks at IMS before.... and their work through "Instruments of Mercy." We talk with Kevin Aaron as he prepares for his journey!

ASK THE WILDLIFE EXPERT - Stuart Goldsby answers view questions about what to do during the hunting off-season. For other questions you can call: Outdoor Alabama's Wildlife section 334-242-3469, Enforcement section 334-242-3467, Fisheries section 334-242-3471, or visit outdooralabama.com

RECOMMENDED READING - Christine Corbitt with Books-a-Million Brookwood joined us with our Recommended Reading! She introduced us to:
     The Council of Dads: My Daughters, My Illness, and the Men Who Could Be Me by Bruce Feiler
     Women Food And God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything by Geneen Roth
     Princess For Hire by Lindsey Leavitt
     Slow Life in a Tuscan Town by Douglas Gayeton

GARDENING - Ellen Ruoff Riley from A New Leaf joins us with advice on growing Heirloom tomatoes - just what they are, how to grown them, what flavor they have, etc! She is working with Oak Street Garden Shop and Local Market and has started a program called 'Harvest for the Hungry.' When you purchase a tomato plant from them, they will give each customer an extra plant. Then, when the Harvest for the Hungry plant bears tomatoes, bring the fruit into the market and they donate to Magic City Harvest.

Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama, Colin Hanks and Bradley Whitford come to FOX! They join us with the scoop on their new comedy - The Good Guys! Jeh Jeh heads to the Barber Motorsports Park to check out the Legends of Motorsports! The children's doctor joins us to take your questions! We check out what's going on at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens these days! Mickey takes us to the zoo and Steve Crocker gives someone else $600! That and more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama!

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