July 25, 2014 5:11 pm

Coming up on the Weekend Morning News July 26 & 27

Saturday

 

Mealshare is a new social initiative, tackling hunger in four Canadian cities. By simply purchasing a special menu item at one of dozens of participating restaurants, patrons in turn buy a meal for someone in need. Mealshare co-founder Andrew Hall and Chef Karen McAthy from Graze Restaurant join Lynn and Jay to explain the program and make one of the Mealshare recipes.

 

The BC Junior Football League kicks-off its 2014 season this weekend. Langley Rams Headcoach Jeff Alamolhoda and Offensive Lineman Anthony Daley sit down with Jay ahead of their match-up with their primary rival – the Vancouver Island Raiders.

 

Most parts of the province will see some perfect patio weather this weekend. Sommelier Tim Ellison, from the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts, is back with his favourite summer sipping wines, ideal for your evening outdoors.

 

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Our gardening experts have some unique ideas on ways to display flowers from your garden inside your home. Gardenworks’ Leanne Johnson and Peter Fitzmaurice also share some professional florist’s tips on how to get the most impact without clipping too many buds from your backyard.

 

Sunday

 

Dana Gee joins us for Pop Goes the Week in our first hour. She’ll explain why actor Chris Pratt is putting some other dads to shame. Plus we’re chatting about a new study that finds it’s not just in pet owners’ heads – dogs can get jealous.

 

White Spot is celebrating BC this summer, using products grown right here in our province in new menu items. The iconic chain’s Executive Chef Danny Markowicz is sharing his candied salmon spinach salad recipe and serving up slices of a summer classic: blueberry pie.

 

Is your roof looking worse for the wear? Certified Home Inspector James Dobney has some helpful advice you should consider before rushing to replace it. He’ll also be taking your home renovation questions at 8:40am.

 

Know a new mom who could use some pampering? Smart Cookie Katie Dunsworth has gathered together a bunch of deals for deserving mothers. Whether it’s a trip to the spa or a yoga class, Katie shares several options to help moms relax in our final hour.

 

August is only a few days away. At 9:40am, astrologer Georgia Nicols reveals her monthly horoscopes and explains her predictions for the end of Summer 2014.

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