MUNDANE MYSTERIES: What’s the difference between a gift and a present?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: What’s the difference between a gift and a present?

As you shop for gifts and presents for everyone on your list this year maybe this question has crossed your mind… what’s the difference between a gift and a present? Many would say they are one in the same. Which is kind of true. The only subtle difference is that a “gift” can be something…

THE FEED: When Halloween Meets Christmas

THE FEED: When Halloween Meets Christmas

Every Wednesday Kevin is joined by Nick Johnston,  TV and Film writer for Vanyaland.com. This week Nick tells us about a few movies that are making the holiday season a little scarier than usual. Plus the Will Smith movie than almost wasn’t.  Image credit: Getty Images

I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN THAT! This was ranked the number 1 “holiday smell”

I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN THAT! This was ranked the number 1 “holiday smell”

All this week I have tickets to Kenny Chesney with special guest Kelsea Ballerini coming to Mohegan Sun Arena on Thursday, April 6, 2023!  Listen for my trivia question every day at 4pm to play. Here was today’s if you missed it… Q: A recent Christmas poll ranked people’s favorite holiday smells.  This came in a number…

Star 99.9 M&T Bank Every Other Song Christmas Weekends

Star 99.9 M&T Bank Every Other Song Christmas Weekends

It’s beginning to look a lot like Star 99.9 M&T Bank Every Other Song Christmas Weekends! All your favorite Christmas songs mixed with all the regular songs you love! Starting Friday, November 25 at 10am, and every weekend until Christmas, every other song is a Christmas song. One from today, one from Santa’s Sleigh. Listen…

TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD: The first early sign that the holiday season has arrived

TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD: The first early sign that the holiday season has arrived

There are many things that give your body the warm and fuzzy signal that the holidays are approaching. One of my favorites is the arrival of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree! I just loved the imagery of the tree arriving on the flatbed truck and the anticipation of the official tree lighting, which this year…

THE FEED: It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like The Weekend

THE FEED: It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like The Weekend

Every Friday in The Feed Kevin talks to Megan from CampByMama.com about all the great things to do in Connecticut with the family. This is the first weekend where the holiday events really start to ramp up. Strolls, festivals, even a Christmas movie premiere!  MEGAN’S WEEKEND PICKS: 1. Big Fall Book Sale at Westport Library this whole weekend Saturday…

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Can you eat your Christmas tree?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Can you eat your Christmas tree?

I know, I know, seems like an insane question. But you’ll be surprised by the answer! Here’s the thing… if you are really in to recycling, you actually can eat your Christmas tree. The needles provide vitamin C. And if your tree comes with pinecones, the pine nuts can be healthy too. Some Christmas trees…