With gas prices lower than they have been in the past five years, it is predicted that a lot of people will be traveling via car for their Thanksgiving. The national average price for a gallon of gasoline sits around $2.85, significantly lower than last year’s average. According to AAA, an estimated 46.3 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles for the Thanksgiving holiday, a 4.2% increase over last year and the highest level since 2007. Only about 8% of travelers will fly to their destination this year. Unfortunately, that means roads will have a little more traffic than usual. We hope that you have safe and easy travels—and we have a few driving tips to make your trip as successful as possible. Continue reading
Thanksgiving is a time for family, giving thanks, and food! It is a day for families to come together and enjoy one another. Preparation begins days in advance and the kitchen smells delightful leading up to the special day. We all have our favorite recipes that make Thanksgiving special and leave our bellies full (like “can’t get off the couch for days” full). Here are some of our favorite recipes: Continue reading
Call it an early Christmas present. We are giving away free tickets to the UAB vs. Marshall game taking place tomorrow, November 22nd at 11am. The UAB Blazers (5-5) will take on the Marshall Thunder Herds (10-0) in a televised game that you don’t want to miss. This is the final regular season game for the Blazers and there is a lot at stake. The Blazers are one win away from bowl eligibility under first-year coach, Bill Clark. The Blazers hope to beat the Herds in what would be a monumental upset. Gather your family and friends and head to Legion Field tomorrow to support the Blazers. Weather is projected to be in the low 60’s and sunny. We will be giving away free tickets all day and tomorrow morning to the big game. Beat Marshall. GO BLAZERS!