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Emily's Bracelets Are Benefitting the Special Olympics!

I am so proud of this young girl! Video of Emily's Bracelet Launch She even stopped by the Mix studio to give me my own personal bracelet! Thank you SO much, Emily! Happy times all around! If you would like to purchase your own bracelet and help out both Emily and the Special Olympics,...
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Steak Quesadillas - Friday

Tune into In the Kitchen with Kat for your chance to win a prize! Tune in around 12:40 pm TODAY for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the Outlaw Music Festival in September at the Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach (9/14)! INGREDIENTS ½ lb sirloin steak 1 green pepper (...
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Paula Abdul Was AMAZING at the BBMA's!

The classic star was strutting down the aisles for her performance at the Billboard Music Awards last night! If you want to catch her performance (including the now-viral hat-to-neck throwing) check it out: Video of Paula Abdul's Performance - Billboard Music Awards 2019 (Performance) If...
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Helping Your Kid Survive and Thrive During Their College Years

This is such a stressful time for any student! Here's how you can help them! In this interview, we discuss: The differences between typical behavior and early warning signs of clinical disorders. The rules about privacy on college campuses and parental involvement in students’ mental health care...
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I Am So Excited for Christian Artist, Lauren Daigle, to be Performing at the BBMA's!

One of my favorite artists, Lauren Daigle, is nominated for THREE Billboard Music Awards this year, and will even be performing! Video of Lauren Daigle - You Say (Official Music Video) If you wanna know a little more about Lauren, check her out here: Video of 11 Things About Lauren Daigle You...
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Norman Mineta and book Enemy Child

It’s 1941 and ten-year-old Norman Mineta is a carefree fourth grader in San Jose, California, who loves baseball, hot dogs, and Cub Scouts. But when Japanese forces attack Pearl Harbor, Norm's world is turned upside down. Enemy Child One by one, things that he and his Japanese American family took...
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Kat's Favorite Taco - Wednesday

Tune into In the Kitchen with Kat to win a prize! Tune in around 12:40 pm TODAY for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the Outlaw Music Festival in September at the Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach (9/14)! Ingredients 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped (about 1...
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Peabo Bryson Reported Stable After Heart Attack

Keeping him in my prayers! As you may know, Peabo Bryson is the mastermind behind many Disney hits such as, "Beauty and the Beast", "A Whole New World", and so many more! When I heard about what had happened with him, my heart immediately sank. He's a legend! But, according to USA Today , it's been...
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The 1st Annual Brazilian / Latino Festival with RVA Amigos (5/12)

Come on out to the Main Street Station! Perhaps even bring your mother out? It all falls into place on Mother's Day! "This will be the great event of the Season bringing communities together, bring your mother, your wife, your sister, your daughter, your friend, music, dance, food, wine,...
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This Gigantic Potato is... A Hotel Room?

Wait, so it's not going to be made into my own personal lifetime supply of french fries? No, we are not In the Kitchen with Kat today! So, apparently on Airbnb, you're allowed to rent out one of the quirkiest listings yet: A 6-ton potato spud that's been transformed into a tiny home: What a crazy...
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