I've been on the air in the Treasure Valley since 2009, and I love hanging out with ya! We chat about fitness and exercise, relationships, and workplace experiences, pop culture news, kids, and other things that present huge challenges. Like online dating. Oh my goodness. Dating on the apps is time consuming, but if we try to meet someone in person it's stalkery and creepy, so we forge ahead. I was born and raised in the rural town of Elwood, Nebraska with one stop light, a court house, three churches, and a bar. I'm a Cornhusker, and graduated with a Broadcasting degree from the University of Nebraska, and then worked all over the country in radio. When I'm not working, I'm usually running. I try to run between 6 and 9 miles a day because I love that runners high! I try to eat clean too. I love shopping, going out for salmon and wine, seeing live music and comedy, and listening to all kinds of music. I've got three daughters, and that means I'm an Uber mom, taking them to gymnastics, karate, softball, or whatever is in season. They always crack me up and ask odd questions, and give the best hugs and make me realize what's important in life. Feel free to connect via email anytime using the form here on the website. I love hearing from you!
Little Highs Come From Checking Your Phone
It's right up there with food, alcohol, and even some drugs. The buzz we get from checking our phones explains why we do it so much.
It’s Possible to Make Wine In Your Instant Pot
It may take longer than an instant, but it is possible to make wine in your Instant Pot. If you've got some grape juice in the pantry and the weekend to experiment, this could be the biggest conversation piece at your New Year's Eve party.
Women Who Weigh Under 170 Pounds Are Below Average
If you're curious about how the number on your scale compares to others across the country, this will feed your need to know.
A Surprising Number Of People Forget to Spend Gift Cards
If you got a gift card for Christmas, don't forget to spend it! You'd be surprised how many gift cards go unused, and that just leaves free money on the table. Oh, and I bet you have a hunch which gender is best at gift-card spending.
Giving Produces a Bigger High Than Receiving
If you give someone a really great gift this week, you'll still be feeling the high five days from now, according to a new study. And the buzz from receiving wears off a lot more quickly.
A Two-Pound Holiday Weight Gain Means You’re Normal
This time next week if the scale reads two pounds higher than normal, you're right there with the rest of humanity. That's the average weight gain during the holidays, but the truly surprising thing is how long it takes to get rid of it!
The Best Trees Have Ornaments With a Story
We'll probably walk past a hundred Christmas trees this season and never know the full story behind each ornament. The ones that have been hand-made by a relative can probably tell an important story if we take the time to ask.