Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for November 18, 2013:
BBB - As the public's attention and hearts are focused on the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan and weekend tornadoes in the Midwest, BBB Wise Giving Alliance advises donors to take steps to avoid being taken by questionable solicitors or wasting their money on poorly managed relief efforts. BBB Wise Giving Alliance cautions donors to avoid the following five giving mistakes when making disaster relief donations:
MISTAKE # 1: MAKING A DONATION DECISION BASED SOLELY ON CHARITY'S NAME.
MISTAKE # 2: COLLECT CLOTHING AND GOODS WITHOUT VERIFYING THAT ITEMS CAN BE USED.
MISTAKE # 3: SENDING DONATIONS TO INEXPERIENCED RELIEF EFFORTS
MISTAKE # 4: RESPONDING TO ONLINE & SOCIAL MEDIA APPEALS WITHOUT CHECKING
MISTAKE #5: DONATING WITHOUT DOING YOUR HOMEWORK
INTERIOR DESIGN - Perry Umphrey with Virginia College joins us with advice on interior design! Today he discusses ideas for holiday decorations. Perry is a state registered and NCIDQ certified interior designer. He is owner of Umphrey Interiors and is an adjunct instructor at Virginia College. For more information, visit www.umphreyinteriors.com or www.vc.edu.
DR ASA ON JOINT PAIN - Janice talked with Dr. Asa Andrew - known as America's Health and Lifestyle Coach®. He is also a national best-selling author, radio and TV host, and founder of Diagnosis HOPE, a non-profit dedicated to health education and supporting the uninsured. He has dedicated his life to helping others thrive in their health. Today he discusses foods to avoid for joint pain. The foods to avoid are
1. Some Dairy
4. Refined Sugar
6. Processed Foods
For more information, visit http://www.drasa.com/.
ASK THE GARDENER - Alabama Cooperative Extension Agent Sallie Lee took questions from viewers about their gardening needs. You can reach her at the Extension office with your questions at (205) 879-6964 ext 11.
JEH JEH LIVE - Jeh Jeh joined us live from Ignite Fitness in Hoover on Highway 150 across from Walmart. He worked out with Shane Rodriguez for Exercise Monday. Ignite Fitness is located at 2801 John Hawkins Parkway in Hoover. For more information, call (205) 874-6768 or visit ignitefitnesshoover.com.
X FACTOR - Janice and Mike talk with Rachel Potter and the ladies from Sweet Suspense including Birmingham native Millie Thrasher. Their time on The X Factor ended on Thursday. Both eliminations were a shock to the judges and their fans! All of the ladies say they plan to stick with their music careers and the ladies of Sweet Suspense say they plan to continue on the road together! For more on these ladies and other contestants, visit http://www.thexfactorusa.com
Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama, some cars are higher-tech than our homes now! We check out the latest must have in-car technology for you! Best selling children's book author Jan Brett joins us with her new book - Cinders: A Chicken Cinderella. She even brings her super cool tour bus up to the station so tune in to check it out! Where should you invest your money these days? We find out in Money Tuesday! New music and movies hit store shelves this week and we show you what's new in entertainment! Join us for this and much more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama!