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I Challenge Gavin: Mayo Coffee

I Challenge Gavin is where young Gavin sets his fears (and sometimes dignity) aside, and bravely accepts the task people challenge him to do. Today’s challenge comes from me after I saw Hellmann’s post about putting mayonnaise in your coffee. Gavin drinks coffee and he loves mayonnaise so, what could go wrong?     … Continue reading

Photo Op: Betty Goes All Matrix

Photo Op is where Wally makes us send him the last photo we took on our phones and tell him the story behind it. Which photo do you like the best?       Betty – I bet you didn’t know I had these kind of moves huh? While visiting Washington State, my friend tried to take a panorama photo with her phone and I moved. It gave us both a big laugh but also… … Continue reading

Grown-up 9/11 Kid Remembers the Day and Her Dad

As a thirteen year old girl, Francesca DeVito had no idea the heartache that September 11, 2001, would bring.  On this 20th Anniversary of 9/11, we as a nation pause to reflect on that horrific day. But for Francesca it is yet another year to relive the childhood loss of her father, police Lieutenant Robert Cirri, who died saving others when the North Tower collapsed. I have known Francesca for a few years and I… … Continue reading

Mathew West Modest is Hottest Controversy Explained

They say you can’t please everyone and that is a truth Mathew West found out first hand when he wrote a funny song with his daughters about modesty.  He couldn’t believe the heat he was taking from all sides.  It is a great conversation and I feel there is a point where he feels better getting some of this stuff off his chest! We also talked about his new song What If and how he… … Continue reading

Dinosaur Parkour

Today’s “I Challenge Gavin” was Dinosaur Parkour! This might be why dinosaurs are now extinct. This was the inspiration video that led to our “I Challenge Gavin” segment.           … Continue reading

I Challenge Gavin: Gross Ice Cream Combinations

I Challenge Gavin is where young Gavin sets his fears (and sometimes dignity) aside, and bravely accepts the task people challenge him to do. There are so many ice cream companies that needlessly try to elevate their flavors with odd combinations, like Jeni’s Ice Cream’s new Everything Bagel ice cream. So we took your suggestions for other gross combinations for Gavin to try. … Continue reading

MercyMe Hits New Helium Highs

In honor of MercyMe’s new album, Inhale Exhale, we thought we would see just how high they could sing by inhaling some helium. Even when they are not sucking down helium, the guys in MercyMe are a lot of fun to hang out with.  We discussed their COVID break and why they made a conscious decision to do things a little different from other bands during this time. Here is the video we talked about… … Continue reading