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What time are you eating tomorrow, and what’s the RIGHT time for Thanksgiving to start? 40,000 people voted online, and the most popular answer is between 3:00 and 4:30 P.M.  About a third of us think Thanksgiving dinner should start later than that, and 23% said earlier.  Here are a few more Thanksgiving questions . […]

Food

A new poll asked over 1,000 Americans to rank at least 20 pies based on how much they’d like to see them on the Thanksgiving dinner table. Not surprisingly, Pumpkin pie was #1.  45% of people love it . . . 37% of people like it . . . and 23% of people named it […]

HuffPost talked to etiqutte experts and asked them the rudest things you can do before and during the holiday dinner. Here are a few.. NOT RSVP-ing – if you are invited, please tell the host if you are coming or not. Also, don’t just show up without the host knowing. IGNORING THE SCHEDULE – if […]

Here are five tips for transporting Thanksgiving food . . . 1.  Freeze food that’s delicate.  Just make sure you leave time for it to fully thaw out.  Things like pumpkin pie freeze well too.  Then it won’t melt in the car. 2.  If it’s a long drive, use a cooler.  Especially for stuff that can spoil.  […]

Is there anyone in your family you wish you could BAN from all holiday get-togethers this year?  If your answer is yes, there’s a good chance it’s one of these four people . . . 52% of us have at least one person we’d uninvite if we knew there wouldn’t be any blow-back.  And the […]

61% of Americans are worried they’ll be “out-gifted” by someone this year.  That’s when the gift you gave wasn’t as good as the gift you got.  And the people most likely to do it to you are . . . MOMS. People were asked who the best gift-giver in their family is, and moms got […]

Inflation is gobbling up the Thanksgiving travel budgets this year. Expect to fork over more cash this year. If you haven’t booked your trip yet make sure you set up price alerts for flights and car rentals. Using websites like Autoslash or Kayak.com can help you stay within your budget by letting you plug in […]

  A baby website called My1stYears.com took 400 of the most popular baby names in the U.S., and had a linguistics expert whittle it down to the top 50 for boys and girls.  But they didn’t rank them yet. To do that, they used data from a study in 2018 that looked at which types […]

We know Costco likes to go big! Costco is selling a 60,000 piece puzzle that’s nearly thirty feet long! This puzzle won’t fit into most rooms. It is called What a Wonderful World. It features landmarks from different parts of the world. The pizzle features landmarks The Great Wall of China, and the Eiffel Tower. […]

The Charlotte Walk to End Alzheimer’s brought 2,250 people to Truist Field on Saturday, October 22nd. The event’s activities were emceed by our own Ramona Holloway from MIX 107.9’s “Matt and Ramona” morning show and Tara Lane and Ann Wyatt Little from Queen City News.  All three chose to  participate because of their own personal connections to […]