A brain toot

A brain toot

Clare needs to clear the air in her brain. Destiny lost a bet to her boyfriend and also lost $50 for placing the bet. Eric read up on a scientific test about Twinkies.

Halloween is the scary season and it is quickly approaching! The Morning Scramble has been inspired to face our fears this Friday. Destiny has been cleaning out her childhood belongings from her parents house and discovered some embarrassing notes. We all have some embarrassing things we’ve written and The Morning Scramble has challenged each other to face our fears and read from our childhood diaries. Ahhh!

Hawkeye Football is getting closer and closer! We have the game time and The Morning Scramble checks in with Laura VandeBerg from Hawkeye Sports to see if the team is ready to face Purdue.

The weekend is here and if coming up with fun things to do has been a challenge during the pandemic, allow The Morning Scramble to help you fill your social calendar. They’ll tell you what events they’re looking forward to and What Lights Their Candle.

The Nightmare Before Christmas: Christmas or Halloween movie

The Nightmare Before Christmas: Christmas or Halloween movie

Eric says Christmas. Clare says Halloween. Is “The Nightmare Before Christmas” a Christmas movie or a Halloween movie?! You decide in ‘Jury in a Hurry.’

Clare is trying to exude confidence today as her house undergoes some repairs. Destiny is upset that Post Malone shaved his head. Eric wants to know if you’d be okay with isolation and boredom, if you were pampered.

On Thursday mornings, The Morning Scramble likes to put a smile on your face with some ‘Good Vibrations.’ They’ll get you the inside scoop on how you and your family can have some safe, socially distant trick or treat fun this weekend!

The Billboard Music Awards were finally televised after being delayed due to the pandemic. The Morning Scramble placed their bets on who they thought would win. Loser has to spin the wheel of punishment.

Name Thief

Name Thief

Parenting is hard and that’s why The Morning Scramble is here to help! Picking the perfect baby name is a huge responsibility, but what do you do when a friend steals your baby name?! Get ready to weigh-in with your opinion with this week’s Momtroversy.

Eric is quarantined again, Destiny is trying to make her house a smart house, Clare really enjoyed the season premiere of The Bachelorette featuring another Clare.

Last week we met Bryce, the newest addition to the Z102.9 Street Team. He’s interested in making videos, so we gave him a special assignment to make a video about and starring The Morning Scramble. Clare and Eric find out what he was able to come up with!

Tonight, the Billboard Music Awards will finally be televised after being delayed due to the pandemic. The Morning Scramble will place their bets on who they think will win. Loser has to spin the wheel of punishment tomorrow morning.

Taste It Tuesday

Taste It Tuesday

The Morning Scramble is ready to put their taste buds to the test again this week for ‘Taste It Tuesday.’ This week our food suggestion comes from 8 year old Kinsley who thinks we could try ranch dressing on some non-traditional food items like pizza, fruit, or cake! Sounds gross, but maybe we’ll discover the newest flavor sensation?

Parenting is hard and that’s why The Morning Scramble is here to help! We dive into a brand new ‘Momtroversy.’ Picking the perfect baby name is a huge responsibility, but what do you do when a friend steals your baby name?!

‘Dancing with the Stars’ was back last night. The Morning Scramble is so excited about the cast of celebrities participating, they drafted teams and are competing against each other in a Fantasy Ballroom Dancing competition. Eric, Clare, and Destiny share who they still have on their teams.

A pumpkin problem

A pumpkin problem

Hopefully your weekend was full of fun and relaxation. The Morning Scramble shares how they spent their weekends while getting back to reality. Destiny bought a lot of pumpkins this weekend and wants more. She may have a pumpkin problem. Eric had a socially distant 80s party to attend. Clare participated in the Especially For You Race Against Breast Cancer with her family.

The movie box office is pretty quiet, but there is plenty to stream, so Clare and Eric will share what they’ve been watching.

‘Dancing with the Stars’ is back tonight. The Morning Scramble is so excited about the cast of celebrities participating, they drafted teams and are competing against each other in a Fantasy Ballroom Dancing competition. Eric, Clare, and Destiny will share who they still have on their teams.

Halloween Zoom Costumes

Halloween Zoom Costumes

Halloween 2020 is a little bit different. For the first time ever, you many only need half a costume! If you only plan on dressing up and showing a costume off during a zoom call, why invest in a whole costume? Destiny’s got you covered! Tune in for Destiny’s Top 10 Costume Tops for Zoom.

We’re getting excited for the return of Hawkeye football in just a few short weeks! The Morning Scramble checks in with Laura VandeBerg of Hawkeye Sports. She’ll let you know how a cardboard cutout of you can still attend Hawkeye home games.

A men’s grooming company is taking submissions for ‘America’s Most Talented Bearded Man.’ Clare thinks Eric is a shoo-in! He can play piano, saxophone, and accordion! Eric is working on a video to get entered to win lots of cash.

A Clare-Dream

A Clare-Dream

Clare had one of her “Clare-Dreams” about Lady J finding a sale on pumpkins. Destiny is thankful to always be in a separate room from Clare and Eric because she claims she’s crazy. Eric wants to know how to yell at your pets when everyone else is sleeping.

On Thursday mornings, The Morning Scramble likes to spread Good Vibrations! This episode, they tell you about a project that the Iowa Giving Crew is spearheading to make sure every child in Cedar Rapids has a place to get a good night’s sleep.

Clare and Eric are headed back to court for Jury in a Hurry at 7:35. In a derecho-torn town, it’s understandable that you’ll hear a few chainsaws from time-to-time. But when is it too early to hear those chainsaws ring out?? Get ready to deliver your verdict!

The Most Talented Beard

The Most Talented Beard

There is a search going on for America’s Most Talented Beard. Clare has convinced Eric to enter the contest for a chance to win $20,000. They work on a game plan this episode.

Being a parent isn’t easy, so we’ve got to help each other out! Our Momtroversy this week is about letting your child fail. Do you just stand by and let kids figure things out on their own or do you intervene?

Time to officially meet our newest addition to the Z102.9 Street Team. His name is Bryce, but there’s so much we don’t know about our new co-worker! We’ll get to know Bryce and give him a special assignment this episode.

Peanut Butter & Question Mark?

Peanut Butter & Question Mark?

Clare whipped up a batch of pumpkin spice macaroni and cheese last week and while is was a terrible dish, it got The Morning Scramble thinking we should be brave and try other brand-new-to-us flavor combinations. Tune in this episode for Taste It Tuesday as Clare & Eric push the limits of the traditional pb&j.

Our friends at UFG Insurance have been reminding you not to use your phone when you drive because you are #WorthIt. It’s a message that’s so important, October has been officially declared “Distracted Driving Awareness Month.” Katie Jensen from UFG Insurance joins us to remind you why we should ditch the distractions while driving.

‘Dancing with the Stars’ was back last night! The Morning Scramble is so excited about the cast of celebrities participating, they drafted teams and are competing against each other in a Fantasy Ballroom Dancing competition. Eric, Clare, and Destiny compare how their teams did.

Guest gift opener

Guest gift opener

Eric attended a bridal shower to which he was a celebrity-gift opener. It’s a new thing for brides, so they don’t have to experience the uncomfortable part of opening up gifts and can enjoy themselves.

Clare organized her children’s books by rainbow order over the weekend. Destiny saw the sexiest thing happen in her neighborhood. Eric got takeout from his home town of Washington an hour away.

The movie box office is pretty quiet, but there is plenty to stream, so Clare and Eric share what they’ve been watching.

‘Dancing with the Stars’ is back tonight. The Morning Scramble is so excited about the cast of celebrities participating, they drafted teams and are competing against each other in a Fantasy Ballroom Dancing competition.