Book Club: This Is How It Always Is

In our fall book club we are discussing Laurie Frankel's novel This Is How It Always Is. In the book, parents Rosie and Penn, and their family of five children, must come to terms with the true identity of the youngest boy, Claude, who wants to be a girl. During... Read more →


Family Dynamics & Hero Neighbors

We start with French press coffee sweetened with Iconic Cocktail Cascara Vanilla mixer and crunch Honeycrisp apples dusted with cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice – delicious! On the show, we chat about the family dynamics and values we grew up with. Then we talk about the dynamics and values we... Read more →


Fall Extravaganza & Guardian Angels in Plaid

It's the episode that needs no introduction. But if we were going to give it an introduction we would say: Grab your pumpkin spice latte, find a pumpkin patch, and light all your fall candles: it's Fall Extravaganza! There's a thorough fall snack tasting followed by the annual fall candle... Read more →


Our Phones & Melon Talk

This episode is sponsored by Epic! a digital subscription library for kids in preschool through age 12 that we both enjoyed using with our kids. Listeners can get a two month trial of Epic! for free by visiting www.getepic.com and using the promo code NEIGHBOR. We want to make sure... Read more →


Kindergarten & Moms Shaking Booties

This episode is sponsored by Epic! a digital subscription library for kids in preschool through age 12 that we both enjoyed using with our kids. Listeners can get a two month trial of Epic! for free by visiting www.getepic.com and using the promo code NEIGHBOR. We're faking fall by sipping... Read more →


Side Hustles & Hot Obsessions

We are side hustling ladies but lately it seems everyone has a side hustle. It can look easy and fun but that's usually not the whole picture. We've pulling back the curtain to talk about the side hustles we've had and what we have going on now – including this... Read more →


Book Club: An American Marriage

We sip a peach sour mocktail (since it's before noon on a Monday) mixed up with Iconic Cocktail's Pichuberry Peach Sour mixer (a seasonal flavor that is out of stock, sorry! Grab it next year!), tonic, and a hearty squeeze of lime. For summer book club we discuss Tayari Jones'... Read more →


Home Efficiency & Minimizing Chaos

Sipping We clink big glasses of home cold-brewed iced tea made by steeping four tea bags (two mint and two honey-lavender) in a quart mason jar for five hours. Refreshing! Home Efficiency It's back to school season here in our neighborhood so we're chatting about home efficiency. From comparing calendars... Read more →


Week of Dinners & Best Trash Day

Snack Erica brought "starter trail mix" for us to snack on (Monster Trail Mix from Target Archer Farms). Week of dinners We're inviting you to our dinner tables and honestly sharing what we ate for a week with our families (including what foods children refused and when our menu plans... Read more →


Our Outdoorsy Selves & Unstoppable Bikers

This episode is sponsored by Young Woodworkers. Listeners can get 50% off their first shipment of a Young Woodworkers kit subscription using this link: youngwoodworkers.com/nextdoor Thank you! Snack We snack on dark chocolate chickpea brownies and they are fudgy, delicious, and somewhat nutritious. Our outdoorsy selves We chat about how... Read more →