Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for October 10, 2013:
JEH JEH LIVE- Jeh Jeh was live from Hayden at the Great Pumpkin Patch. If you are longing for a few hours of outdoor activities and fun for the whole family the great pumpkin patch is the place to go. Ride in one of their hay filled covered wagons out to the pumpkin patch where help will be provided (if needed) in choosing and/or picking your own pumpkin to take home. While at the patch, there will be several different types of farm animals for you to see. All of the kids will enjoy their new Hay Pyramid!!! At the patch and at several different locations on the farm are nice cozy picnic areas, complete with picnic tables to accommodate large groups. You can bring your picnic lunches, or buy your lunch right from the Pumpkin Patch Kitchen. At the front entrance, refreshments, various sizes of additional pumpkins, and all types of fall decorative items and crafts will be sold in either the "Big Red Barn" or the "Old Country Store." It is open this fall until October 31 - Monday through Thursday 8:00am to 4:00pm, Friday and Saturday 8:00am to 6:00pm and Sunday 1:00pm to 6:00pm. It is located about 30 miles north of Birmingham (near Hayden, Alabama). Get off I-65 at the Hayden/Corner exit (exit 284). Then travel 10 3/4 miles east on Highway 160. Turn left on County Hwy 45. OR CALL 205-616-6431 OR LOG ONTO www.greatpumpkinpatch.com.
FALL BEER-October means pumpkins and Octoberfest...and lots of new seasonal beers! Matt Kilpatrick of Birmingham Beverage joined us this morning with pointers. Matt Kilpatrick of Birmingham Beverage discussed fall beers Stout beers and how they are made. He showed us the ingredients and some beers from Northcoast Brewing Company, Founders and Left Hand.
DR.F- Do you tend to harp on issues with your loved ones or friends and then in turn someone says stop nagging me? Well whether you consider it nagging or not there are ways to stop it. Dr. Wayne Fleisig, a psychologist with Children's Hospital joined us with some advice on nagging less.
Nagging less tips:
1 - Choose your battles
2 - Avoid situations that you can
3 - Work on increasing desired behaviors
4 - Use good behavior management
5 - Work on improving your relationship with your child
PET OF THE WEEK- Hailey Rogers with the Greater Birmingham Humane Society introduced us to a pet looking for a forever home. His name is Burrito. For more information on today's pet or others up for adoption, call (205) 942-1211 or visit gbhs.org.
BREAST CANCER EVENT-Party, Prevent, Prevail. It's your chance to dance, get some exercise and help fight breast cancer. Zumba instructor, Yahaira Rodriguez representing Ridge Crossing Apartments in Hoover joined us this morning. They will be holding a free "dance for the cure fundraising event" tomorrow. Dance for the cure is tomorrow from 7pm-9pm at Ridge Crossings Apartments, 100 tree crossing pkwy. A 10 dollar donation is suggested. All donations will go to Johns Hopkins University to help find a cure. Call (205)-733-9711 for more information.
OUR HOUSE-Looking at new floors but don't know where to begin? James Hindman with Jones-Warren Construction joined us this morning to show us the latest options. In Our House today we looked at new flooring options on the market. James Hindman explained how to know the right one for you and what value it will add to your home in the long run. For more information, visit www.joneswarren.com.
ROBIN QUIVERS- Robin Quivers, a major part of the Howard Stern Show now wants to educate her fans with her new book, "The Vegucation of Robin: How Real Roof Saved My Life!" Penguin Random House Brought Robin to us this morning via satellite to explain what inspired this book and what solutions she found in her life.Howard Stern's celebrated sidekick shares her amazing journey to reacquiring her health through the power of vegetables. Robin Quivers is the multi-media force best known as the news anchor of the immensely popular Sirius XM radio program "The Howard Stern Show." Longtime fans of the show know about Robin's struggles with food-especially the high-fat, high-sugar, high-cholesterol, highly addictive foods that doomed many of her relatives to obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. Sick and tired of being sick and tired, she knew it was time to take a stand in her personal nutrition battle and emerged victorious thanks to a plant-based diet. Now, in her new book, The Vegucation of Robin: How Real Food Saved My Life, Robin shares her sometimes rocky, though endearingly hysterical, path to newfound health thanks to a plant-based diet. For more information, visit http://www.robinquivers.com/
SANDRA BROWN - 60 New York Times bestsellers and over 80 million copies in print .... In a field dominated by men, SANDRA BROWN, is one of the few highly decorated and bestselling female thriller authors ever. Her latest thriller is "DEADLINE." Over the course of more than three decades, Sandra Brown has developed into one of the best-known romantic suspense writers in the world. Her last two hardcover releases both debuted in the top 5 on the New York Times bestsellers lists with Lethal staying on the New York Times bestseller lists for 28 weeks. Sandra Brown is at the top of her game with her latest thriller, which tells the story of Dawson Scott, a well-respected reporter who's just returned from covering the warzones of Afghanistan. His harsh memories of the experience still fresh, Dawson privately struggles with the emotional effects of the ordeal. One fateful day, he gets a call from a source within the FBI. They're asking him to cover a new development in a mysterious, unresolved case that began 40 years ago: the disappearance and presumed murder of former Marine Jeremy Wesson, the biological son of two terrorists on FBI's Most Wanted list. This could be the biggest story of his career, and Dawson is personally motivated to uncover the truth. As he begins digging into the case, a heated romance starts blossoming between himself and Wesson's ex-wife, Amelia. But when they hear that Amelia's nanny has turned up dead, a shocking turn of events leaves Dawson himself a suspect. Still haunted by his war memories, Dawson takes up the hunt for the notorious killers who have eluded capture for decades. As Dawson starts to uncover the mysteries of the Marine's disappearance, he inadvertently discovers the secret, startling truth about himself. For more information, visit her website: SandraBrown.com.
Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama, Jeh Jeh gets pepped up for high school football at a big pep rally! Clare takes us to the Barber Motorsports Park for the Vintage Festival! Sarah gets warmed up for the Race for the Cure as she takes us there live for all the details! Birmingham's Bargain Mom joins us with some great deals! Our Gossip Mom joins us with the latest scoop on out Hollywood! And Naomi Grossman - one of the stars of American Horror Story - joins us live in the studio for a little fright! Plus an Alabama native works to get one of the final spots on The X Factor tonight so tune in tomorrow for a complete recap! Join us for all of this and much more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama!