Emily Welker

Melinda’s Garden: Rudbeckias

A bright spot in the garden, even when the clouds roll in.

This time of year, it can be hard to spot any flowers in your yard. Most of our annuals are done for the season, and many of our perennials are going into dormancy as the weather grows cooler and their blooming season peters out. But there is one plant that can give reliable toughness and bloom performance through late summer…

Tech Tip Today: Deep vs. Dark Web

It's about to get dark and scary in here.

The darkest time of the year approaches, and Halloween is nigh. And if you’re looking for deep, dark, scary thoughts to get yourself prepared there’s not a lot else in the tech world that’s scarier than the dark web. But what is it, exactly, and how does it differ from the deep web? Francie Black digs in to these mysterious…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Benji

He's got a movie-star smile and a story to tell.

When you meet  Benji, chances are, he’ll give you a grin that lights up the whole room. And although he’s not famous like the star of the movie, Benji the Maltese mix is getting his own little moment in the spotlight in this week’s Pet Connection after joining the Morning Show’s Emily Welker live in studio. Benji’s smile hides a…

Thinking Green: Gray Water

Start looking at gray a whole new way.

The fall can be a pretty gray time of year — and it can be easy to get tired of seeing all that gray weather and cloudy skies. But they both mean water in the ecosystem, and fresh water is a huge issue for a lot of communities all around the planet. Danny Lipford shows us how to take another…

LIVE: Expert Makeup Tips and Tricks for Halloween

And don't forget Dia de los Muertos, too!

Looking to pumpkin-spice up your Halloween costume or Dia de los Muertos observance? We have just the way to do it — and the Morning Show’s Emily Welker is offering up her face as a canvas. This makeup job is one that features the popular “calavera,” or skull, look that’s gotten more attention in recent years from the increased awareness…

Ask Danny: Squeaking Wood Floors

If you're up as early we are, it's a tip you'll appreciate.

We on the Morning Show know what it’s like to be up first in your family. One of the biggest struggles in the early morning is tiptoeing around the house trying to get ready without waking the rest of the family up. And time and time again, a squeaking wood floors can foil your plans to get out the door….

Melinda’s Garden: Garden Party

Bring a taste of the garden to holiday parties.

Since our recent freeze has effectively ended much of our opportunity to grow tender plants in our yards, it’s time to start thinking about how to incorporate some of our garden goodies into our lives around the home. Melinda Myers shows us how to turn any upcoming holiday party into a garden party in this week’s Melinda’s Garden. Categories: Morning…

Tech Tip Today: Smartphone Image Search Tips

Sift through the hundreds you already have with time to left over to take a few new ones.

It’s the holiday season approaching and that means tons of picture-taking opportunities. But adding them to the hundreds or even thousands you’ve already taken could make for quite the mess when it comes to sorting through for the ones you want. Francie Black shows us how to to streamline your search through photos to find the ones you want in…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Sunshine

You need a little sunshine in your life.

A visit from Sunshine couldn’t be any better-timed. This snowy Thursday, Homeward Animal Shelter’s Heather Klefstad brought Sunshine the orange tabby in to visit live in-studio with the Morning Show’s Emily Welker. Sunshine was surrendered to a pound after her family found they couldn’t care for her any longer, and she’s impressed her handlers at the shelter with her sweet,…

App of the Week: Kompass

It'll come in handy finding your way around what with all this blowing snow.

Yes, the weather looks inarguably awful this Wednesday. The first snow storm of the season hitting when it’s not even mid-October yet would tempt anyone to start hibernating early this year. But the snow may not stick around long, and when things warm up a little bit, you’re going to want to get out and about. Find out what fun…