2 KASA This Morning December 16, 2013

December 16th, 2013 at 7:19 am by under 2 KASA This Morning

Question of the Day

  • How have apps helped you this holiday season?

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On 2 KASA This Morning

Most moms heading to the grocery store or shopping in general are looking for a bargain or coupon to save some money. Clipping coupons from the paper is quickly becoming a thing of the past with smartphone apps taking its place. David Romero found a company here in town which is creating those apps and helping a lot of people in the process.

Are you thinking Christmas yet? It’s time now for the 12 days of Thriftmas with Gina Nielsen from Thrifttown.

We all know certain nutrients are important to have in your diet, one for example is protein. It’s something we’re supposed to have in every meal. But why? Courtney Byrd, a certified nutrition coach and personal trainer is here to tell us more.

Sometimes marriages fail or end in death, but instead of staying single more couples are choosing to remarry. Dealing with your financial wellbeing could be confusing during this time. But our financial advisor and vice president of Charles Schwab and company, Mike Bonds, is here to talk about.

There is always the question at Christmas time of what can the kids get their parents, especially when they may have a limited budget. There are a lot of items you can find for $10 and under, many which will provide for a long time. David Romero hit one of the fitness stores and found some items which won’t break the bank for kids.

2 KASA This Morning wants to thank everyone who made a donation to the Marine’s Toys for Tots. But if you didn’t, here’s a last chance opportunity for you to do so. Brian Roybal with the Downs Racetrack and Casino is here.

It seems there are a lot of blogs out there about “mommy guilties” and anyone who’s been a mom for a day understands why. Being a mom is a lot a pressure and most days we are sure we’re screwing it up big time! But guess what? You might feel like a failure, but in your kids eyes you are amazing!! So carve out sometime for yourself and watch these tips on fighting the “mommy guilties”.

Are you getting ready to ship of those Christmas presents to family members and friends? If so, make sure they get there safely! Here with me now is James Darling, president and CEO of Triple DDD Inc and a 24-year shipping veteran.

It was all inspired by a show on the Food Network Channel, six teams competed and one winner came out on top. This morning we have the winning Sandia High School food stand here! Sandia high student’s Tai Clay, Angelica Alarcon are here with the master-mind, their teacher, Unna Valdez.

Community Calendar

If you and the family are looking for a nice Monday night out, New Mexico’s largest walk-through holiday production is still glowing.

There are nearly 400 light displays and up to 30-foot high sculptures for more than 177 miles!!

River of Lights is a fundraising event for the BioPark, staff and animal supplies, along with conservation efforts and school outreach.

The River of Lights runs nightly from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and runs thru January 5. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 3-years-old and older.

For more community events»

Deal of the Day

A world renowned basketball team is coming to town soon and there’s a great deal on tickets!

The Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Albuquerque for their Fans Rule World Tour! They will be hitting the Santa Ana Star Center in late February.

There are two seating offers available. For $27, you can get one ticket in row P thru S and for $35, you can get a ticket in row A thru F. You save 40-percent.

For more information»

Job of the Day

The National Dance Institute of New Mexico is looking for a north program director. In that position you would be responsible for administering NDI New Mexico’s north in-school program and advanced program. For more on this and to apply»

Links

Gift Packing Tips: http://www.fedex.com/us/service-guide/our-services/package-shipment/

The Downs Racetrack and Casino: http://abqdowns.com/

App City Life: http://www.appcitylife.com/

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