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Garth Brooks on the Cat Pak Morning Show

Posted on: December 13th, 2013 by brent

Garth Brooks called Brent and Candy to talk about the 2014 Tour and the new box set “Blame It All on My Roots – 5 Decades of Influence” which is available at Walmart.

You can catch the interview here –> Click Here

10 gifts you can do for under $10

Posted on: December 10th, 2013 by Candy

1) Keepsake box.  SUPER SUPER Easy crafts. Modge Podge is your friend. Print out a picture of you and your beloved, your daughter’s face – or heck – Jim Cantore. You can get a jewelry box – they have them starting at 3$ at Michaels – Paint the box, let it dry and slap on the pics w Modge Podge. Let  it dry and Modge Podge again. Instant, personal jewelry or keepsake box.

(side note: My old boss had a “man crush” on Jim Cantore and I painted the box light blue w streaks of white (clouds) and about 10 Jim Cantore heads on it.  Also:  Hint to help – don’t paint or modge podge while the box is closed. It will be glued shut and you will be left w an empty box.)

2)  Outlets and switchplates. Modge Podge is your friend here as well.  They sell these in high end boutiques for 15$ or more. You can make one for under 40 cents. Switchplates and outlets cost about 25 cents at some places. You can either print out a pic or (much easier) use a decorated napkin. I like the atomic mod style and Target ALWAYS has those napkins.  I was on a Martini kick for awhile and I made several  from the bar napkins. You just lay the paper on the modge podged plate. Poke the holes through and let it dry, modge podge it a few more times and boom!

3) Fleece Blankets are the easiest thing ever. You need fabric which can be pricey – but there are ways to do it on the cheap. Look for stuff on sale for one.  You can also print a coupon from the JoAnn fabrics website or just grab one from their newspaper that gives you a percentage off a single item. Go through the line twice w separate fleece prints. They do sports teams, Dora, Disney – all of it.  Get the other fleece a color that matches the other side – or go w white. Cut one inch slits all around the blanket  like a fringe and tie the ends together.

4) The Dollar Stores can turn you in to a spa master. From lotions and soaps to bath beads and salt scrubs to loofahs. You can put it all in a basket w a washcloth and deliver a relaxing experience to your stressed out friend for the holidays.

5) Muffins! Cookies! And Cakes oh my! You can bake scones from Pillsbury, muffins from where ever muffin or cake mixes are sold – and put them in a basket or Ziploc container.

6) Do a dessert in a jar.  Get a Duncan Hines box kit and put the dry ingredients in a jar. Tie a card w instructions onto the rim. Easy, thoughtful and inexpensive gift. You can also do this w cocoa packets in a coffee mug.

7) Do a movie bucket! Get a basket and put microwave popcorn bags and movie candy in it. You can even add a DVD if you like! Great idea for movie fans.

8) Better idea for movie fans: get a print from a movie. My husband and I LOVE Goodfellas.  You know the painting Joe Pesci’s mom did? “One dog looking one way, one dog looking the other and a guy in the middle saying ‘what do you want from me?’” I found the image online (its originally from National Geographic), had a print shop print it out and framed it w a frame from a thrift shop. Its art and it’s a cool one of a kind movie gift. To this day, it’s my husband’s favorite gift.

9) Thrift Shops are your friend when it comes to inexpensive shopping. We love Waterfront Mission on Fairfield. Ray and I were invited to a dollar party one year and while everyone else was bringing spatulas and travel games, we got the most bang for our buck at the Waterfront Mission. It has so many things that are one of a kind and really stand out – in addition to the stand bys! Toys, pillows, scarves, candles, books, video games – even furniture! Plus you help others when you shop here. You never know what youll find either. At the Catholic Charities St Vincent thrift shop on 9th Ave, I bought a phone purse for 75 cents that retails on Ebay for $400.

10) T and W Flea market. Best. Store. Ever. I love it. We go every Sunday after church.  Everything from every game system and video game and toy to really cool antiques to kitchen equipment to instruments and chainsaws. It’s a blending of literally everything in several booths w people all willing to negotiate. Sometimes we find nothing – but more often than not, we have acquired the coolest items for next to nothing.

What is your Christmas Wish?

Posted on: November 22nd, 2013 by brent

Nominate yourself or a friend and maybe Cat Country 98.7 can help make this a wonderful Christmas. We’ll grant 1 wish per day starting the first Monday after Thanksgiving. To nominate yourself or a friend, fill out the “Christmas Wish” form below and tell us what your Christmas Wish is this year.  (IF YOU CAN HELP FILL A WISH CLICK HERE)

We have granted as many wishes on the air as we can do this year.  Have a Merry Christmas.

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Because we can’t grant every wish here are some additional resources:

WATERFRONT RESCUE MISSION
FAX # 436-7864
www.waterfrontmission.org

LOAVES & FISHES THRIFT STORE
FAX # 438-6829
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SALVATION ARMY
FAX # 850-432-7339
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RED CROSS
FAX # 850-626-7580 OR 850-423-1246
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TOYS FOR TOTS
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Cat Pak Spooky Story 2013

Posted on: October 31st, 2013 by brent

It took all morning, but we got it done…  Thank you for your help this morning.  Line by line… it came out great.

<— Click Here to listen and check it out

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Trailer

Posted on: October 25th, 2013 by brent

Justin Moore weighs in on Zac Brown and Luke Bryan

Posted on: September 20th, 2013 by brent

Justin Moore’s new CD, “Off the Beaten Path” is out this week and “it’s been a long time comin’.”  Justin says you will find a lot the kind of music that has gotten him to this point in his career, but it is also a bit of a departure for him.  ”You will find music on this album, I might not have cut when I started,” says Justin.  It has a bit of a “rock influence from what I’ve done in the past.”  He runs a lot of the CD by his wife for an honest opinion.

As far as the Luke Bryan and Zac Brown dust up… “Country music is more diverse than it has ever been… What I have a problem with is when you call somebody out in your fraternity.”

You can listen to the whole interview with Justin here: Get Podcast (6.67 Mb)

For College Picks:

Arkansas over Rutgers

Alabama over Colorado State

Florida over Tennessee

LSU over Auburn

FSU over Beuthan Cookman

Saints over Arizona

 

Chloe Channell describes a $1,000,000 Hunting Camp

Posted on: July 11th, 2013 by brent

Chloe Channell from Pace is moving on to the Vegas Round of America’s Got Talent.  Brent and Candy talked to her about the experience and what she would buy with the $1,000,000 if she won the show.

Hear the Interview with Brent and Candy Here:

The Little League Prayer

Posted on: April 4th, 2013 by brent

The Little League Prayer is author unknown, but it sure does ring true.

Audio from the Cat Pak Morning Show: LITTLE LEAGUE PRAYER_by CHUCK BUELL

Shauna Thompson shows off a new addition

Posted on: March 15th, 2013 by brent

Thompson Square (Kiefer and Shauna) are taking a few days off the road to enjoy Orange Beach, AL.  They have a new addition… Barkley.  He’s a few weeks old and Shawna describes him as just “vicious.”   

Lee Brice sings Happy Birthday to Candy

Posted on: March 14th, 2013 by brent

Today is Candy’s Birthday… She got a very special surprise call…  You can hear it here

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