Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for January 2, 2013:
SUGAR BOWL - FOX6 Sports Reporter Scott Griffin joined us live from New Orleans with the latest on Alabama football and the Sugar Bowl. The game is tonight and the team is getting prepared.
AUBURN IN PASADENA - Mike Dubberly joined us with the latest from Pasadena as Auburn and Florida State prepare for the National Championship game on Monday.
JEH JEH LIVE - Jeh Jeh joined us from the Elegant Weddings at the Wynfrey Bridal Show which will be on Sunday from 1-4pm at the Wynfrey Hotel. For over a decade, Elegant Weddings at the Wynfrey Bridal Show has been an iconic Birmingham event, and this year is better than ever before! Following a $20 million transformation, the Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel offers all new guestrooms, fully transformed ballrooms and the exceptional southern hospitality of the Wynfrey staff; making it the South's premiere wedding venue. Featuring Alabama's most experienced and reliable professionals, interactive seminars, food demonstrations, and a fashion show by The White Room, this is an event not to be missed! Every attendee will receive a swag bag with complimentary gifts and discounts from our preferred partners as well as being entered to win free wedding services, jewelry, travel, and many other prizes! Visit our facebook page "Elegant Weddings at the Wynfrey" for more information. All attendees must check-in at Registration to be entered into the drawings and receive their complimentary swag bag. Advance purchase tickets are $10, at the door are $15, and VIP are $18 or $23 at the door. Check in with Guest List at the door - paper ticket is not required. Ticket is transferrable but non-refundable. Free parking in the Galleria Mall parking lot; Hotel Parking Deck is $8 for up to four hours; Valet Parking is $10 for four hours and Complimentary with the purchase of a VIP pass. The Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel is featuring some favorite wedding food and beverage trends; providing tasty samples of our most popular food menu items and beverages.
GLENCOE SUGAR BOWL - The Glencoe High School Band performs as part of a special halftime show tonight in the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans. The band also performed a show yesterday in Jackson Square. We talked with the band director this morning about the experience.
BARGAINOMICS - Judy Bates - the Bargainomics Lady - joined us with some great ones to kick off our new year! Judy showed us one of her many Chico's jacket bargains. This one sold for around $65, but she found it on a sale rack at the Chico's Outlet for $9.99. www.Sears.com has super discounted items from big to small on www.Sears.com. A couple of examples: (A) the $1,299.99 NORDIC TRACK A.C.T. ELLIPTICAL TRAINER is on sale for $539.89 with FREE SHIPPING to your nearest store for pickup. And orders placed today for fitness equipment receive an extra 10% off, which would bring this trainer's price below $500. If you're starting your New Year workout program, this might be just what you need to get started. (2) Sears also has a hundreds of fashion jewelry pieces on sale starting under $3. I think this $20 TRIFARI TURQUOISE LOOK RING for $3.49 is a super bargain. The jewelry has to be in stock in a local Sears for you to be able to order online and pick up in-store. If you're thinking of new lighting, www.HomeDepot.com has up to 80 percent off on indoor and outdoor lighting, like this $121.50 ANTIQUE BRONZE OUTDOOR LANTERN for $36.45 and this $431.19 THOMASVILLE 3-LIGHT CHANDELIER for $129.36. You can buy online and have your order shipped free to your nearest store for pickup; or there's FREE SHIPPING to your home with orders of $45 or more. Now's the time to add new decorations for next Christmas while prices are at their lowest. www.PotteryBarn.com has a lot of holiday décor at clearance prices, plus they're offering FREE SHIPPING. This $14 set of 4 hand-painted blown glass ornaments are just $5.59 right now. If you missed any of this, you can see all the details on the Good Day Alabama page of www.Bargainomics.com
PET OF THE WEEK - Hailey Rogers with the Greater Birmingham Humane Society introduced us to a pet today looking for a forever home! His name is Pickles. For more information on today's pet or others up for adoption, call (205) 942-1211 or visit gbhs.org.
Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama, we take you live to Five Points as we prepare for tomorrow's big BBVA Compass Bowl Pep Rally! We check in with the team in New Orleans following tonight's Sugar Bowl! And we take you live to Pasadena to check on the Auburn Tigers preparing for the National Championship Game! And get ready to laugh because we have not just one... but three comedians in our studio tomorrow! New York Times Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Charles Duhigg brings us his new book - The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business. And Jeh Jeh takes us live to the Monster Jam show that you can catch this weekend! Join us for all of this and more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama!