DAILY LIST: The Top 3 Questions Into the USDA's Turkey Hotline
Time for a little Turkey 911! It's not every day you roast a hefty bird for a major holiday. So it's no surprise that at this time of year that amateur cooks have questions. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Meat and Poultry Hotline gets flooded with frantic calls -- so on the Daily List this morning, three of the top questions the USDA hotline gets!
Thanksgiving Travel Fun
The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel days of the year. Traffic at SMF is up 5 percent over last year, which means the airport will serve 40,000 more passengers this month than November of 2015. That translates to about 28,000 passengers hopping onto or off an airplane in November and a more than that Nov. 23. Follow us as airport spokesperson tells you what at the airport might make getting there two hours early worth it, watch us shadow some of the Boarding Area Relaxation Corp dogs, and interview passengers in the concourse about their Thanksgiving plans.
If eating all that food on Thanksgiving has you thinking about your waistline, good news. There is a free bootcamp to help you burn off all those calories you will consume. We are getting a preview of the workout, plus Cambi has a tip for you if you don't want to have to workout after Thanksgiving.
THE STUDIO Martial Arts & Fitness
8200 Sierra College Blvd Ste. d
Give The Gift of Travel
'Tis the Season: Gift Travel or an Experience This Holiday Season! Travelzoo Senior Editor Gabe Saglie shares his top tips for travel gifts plus some killer deals from Sacramento!
Local Deal Gifts & Getaways
- Today's Trend: Americans are becoming more travel savvy and are opting in larger numbers than ever before for an experience over a physical gift
- The Perks of Giving an Experience
- They won't know how much you paid!
- Recipient can book at their convenience!
- The experience stretches well beyond the holiday season
- It's transferrable - suddenly re-gifting is ok!
Experiences You Can Gift
Tip: Recipient can book whenever it's convenient for them!
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They make fun gifts!
For the truly dedicated Black Friday deal hunters, Thanksgiving marks the start of a shopper's frenzy. With sales starting earlier and earlier, those elusive "doorbuster deals" can be as hard to get your hands on as a housecat that senses its ½ price vaccination day at the vet. Ryan Eldridge, Co-Founder of Nerds on Call is here to tell us how to use technology to score the best deals.
And Black Friday Has Moved Online!! For those of us that DON'T relish the thought of trudging out in the cold on Thanksgiving to stand in line for one of six door-buster TVs, Ryan is here with good news - you may not have to. Many retailers are offering great deals online. He'll show us how to find them.
Nerds on Call
4315 Marconi Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95821
As we approach the holidays, more people will be thinking about giving back. There is a special event that many look forward to. PINC stands for philanthropy inspired by the needs in our community. Their Luxe for Life formal event helps benefit the Children's Home. We are at the home to show you why a place like this is so important for children who are taken from their home or families who need somewhere to go.
PINC Luxe for Life Event
Benefitting the Sacramento Children's Home
The Sac County Sheriff's Canine Detail is out with its annual calendar, to raise operating funds for this specialized unit! We'll meet a few of the handlers and their dogs who are featured in the calendar, and find out how to get your paws on the 2017 version!
The Teletubbies are Back!
TELETUBBIES airs on Nick Jr. weekdays at 8am/7c
New Salon In East Sac
There is a new salon opening in East Sacramento and the owner has clients all over California. She does a ton of photo shoots and this morning she is helping us get your hair ready for your holiday pics. A lot of people had to delay their family pics because of the rain, so we are helping you look your best with a look you can do yourself.
Carrie Bmac Hair
3330 Folsom Blvd. in Sacramento
Sea Monkeys Jazz Ensemble Fundraising
Help send the Sea Monkeys to N'Awlins! Huh?! River City High's ensemble jazz group (known as the Syncopating Sea Monkeys) is trying to get to the birthplace of jazz music -- New Orleans! But they need help!!
This is the 20th anniversary of the Sea monkeys and the school is trying to get all 19 students to New Orleans for a week to learn about the true spirit of jazz music. On their trip, they are planning on playing different venues and visiting historic sites relating to the origination of jazz!!
GoFundMe Page: http://www.gofundme.com/seamonkey
Dishin' With Tina: Savory Fried Chicken
8347 Elk Grove Florin Road
Jamie Whitmore is a force to be reckoned with. Whitmore began cycling professionally in 2001, where she won 37 career victories, including six national titles and world titles. But in 2008, she learned that she had a rare form of cancer, leaving her fighting for her life. Three years after her diagnosis, she was cancer free and the mother of twin boys, born in January 2010. She won her first Paralympic national title in 2012, and has since become of the top female cyclists in the world. And so it's no big surprise this year she came back from Rio with 2 medals, a gold and silver, in cycling. Good Day is live learning more about her journey.
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Nutcracker: Case of the Missing Drosselmeyer
It's Nutcracker with a twist, complete with a crime boss, a private eye, and a missing toymaker.
Del Oro Auditorium
3301 Taylor Road
Sunday, December 18
1pm & 5pm
Manly Minute: How To Prep Your Tummy For Turkey
Thanksgiving dinner is a big meal; between the turkey, all the sides, and a slew of different pies, it can be a lot to consume in one sitting. So how do you prepare your stomach so you can eat the maximum amount possible? Do you eat something big a couple days before to stretch your stomach? Here's what the number one competitive eater in the world does to prepare.
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