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Cathy Kates

Hello, from a Northland girl born in Cloquet, raised in Wrenshall, and currently living in Duluth! I consider myself lucky to have been able to share my mornings and life with you since 1996. It's like audio Facebook. You're the reason getting up at 3am is totally worth it! I love hot buttered movie theater popcorn, the smell of a lake (especially if I’m fishing), and warm fuzzy blankets. I’m a lover, not a fighter, and yes it’s true, I get my hair cut on a weekly basis. Kudos to my family, Homie, Kylee, and my Schnauzer, Bauer for always being by my side. I appreciate that you wake up with the B105 Breakfast Club, read and share my blogs and most of all, your friendship through the years! Peace, love and hugs!
Cathy Kates
Cathy Kates
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Omelette In A Bag, A Great Camping Recipe [VIDEO]

We were camping over the Memorial Weekend with friends and they told us to bring eggs and our favorite ingredients for omelettes, we were going to make Omelettes In A Bag. What???? First time for everything, right? It was easy and phenomenal! It’s early enough in the season that you can give this a shot, I guarantee you’ll be doing it more than once, I know we will!

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Bruno Vincent/Getty Images
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Graco Recalls Over 25,000 Car Seats, A Reminder To Fill Out All Product Card Info

It seems there has been so many recalls lately that when I see one, I glance over it and think, "oh it's just another recall".  But, we need to consciously remember to take them seriously, especially one like this that involves a product that is suppose to be designed to keep our children safe.

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Christopher Polk/Getty Images
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The Northland Celebrates Bob Dylan With Events This Week

Bob Dylan celebrated his 76th birthday on Wednesday, May 24. Since he was born in the Northland a full week of festivities have been planned for fans with the Duluth Dylan Fest.  There is extra celebration this year because of his most recent accolade of the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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Josh Koop - TSM Duluth
Josh Koop - TSM Duluth
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Date Set To Discuss Permitted Parking Around East High School And How I Lost My Car

I was scheduled to interview a culinary student at East High School on his recent accolade of winning a regional competition.  I was told to park in the lot by the school but noticed there was a sticker in all the other cars.  I did as I was told, but "lost" my car. Here's my story.

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Mario Tama/Getty Images
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Duluth Public Library Offers Two New Library Card Designs And So Much More

You may already have a Duluth Public Library card that allows you borrow books and enjoy all the amenities of they have to offer, so you might not be interested in upgrading to one of the two new designs.  However, if you have children, this would be a great way to put a little spark in that summer time reading interest.

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Cathy Kates
Cathy Kates
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Use The Correct Coconut Oil In Your Coffee, I Was Drinking Shortening [VIDEO]

My friend Gary had told me that he was putting coconut oil in his coffee as a way to lose weight.  It sounded yummy and who isn't looking to lose a few pounds so I thought I'd give it a shot.  I guess I should have asked some additional questions before I jumped right in, apparently there is a difference between coconut oil and the way it's processed.

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If You Get A Cell Phone Call From Your Own Phone, Don’t Answer, It’s A Scam

I was attending a healthy eating class through Duluth Community Action with my friend Coleen when her cell phone rang.  We were both surprised since we thought we had both silenced our phones for the class.  We were even more surprised to see that the number that was calling was her own.

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Cathy Kates
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Crafting With Cathy & Kathy: Inexpensive Homemade Mosquito Trap [VIDEO]

It’s been a very wet Spring and that means it’s going to be a mosquito laden Summer. There’s many things you can do to deter the little vermin, bug spray and citronella candles, but there’s something you can make that is inexpensive and will last two weeks at a time.

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Jack Atley /Getty Images
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Learn To Sail With The Duluth Community Education And Duluth Superior Sailing Association

If you gaze longingly while watching the sail boat races on Lake Superior every Wednesday in the summer, don't just stand on land and watch, take classes and get sailing!  Until now you probably didn't know where to turn for sailing lessons now you're covered with a class from Duluth Community Education.

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Spencer Platt/Getty Images
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Find Treasures At The Esko Rummage Sales Today And Saturday

I love rummage sailing.  It's such a great way to pick up some things you've been looking for and wanting to save money.  Heck, I save money on things I haven't been looking for.  There are several community rummage sales in the Northland, today and tomorrow it's in Esko.  They even have maps to help you hit them all.

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