2021 Intentions

It's a new year and we look ahead with our intentions and goals. Our conversation includes how we made time and mental space for new year planning, how we want to bring our intentions into our days, and messages of encouragement for our future selves. Mentioned on the show: 10... Read more →


Friendship During A Pandemic

Gosh we miss seeing our friends! In this episode we talk about what friendship during a pandemic has looked like for us. Plus we talk about holiday traditions we have with friends and what those will look like this year. Mentioned on the show: Friendship Landscapes (our previous episode on... Read more →


Holiday Budgets & Christmas Cactus

Budgets might not sound very festive but having a realistic holiday budget can bring merriment. We chat about how we manage holiday budgets with our spouses. Plus we share ideas for affordable gifts and ways to give back to your community if you're in a position to do so. Happy... Read more →


Holiday Intentions & Dinosaur Feet

Today we're sharing our holiday intentions for the end of this crazy year. We share how we're really doing lately and how that's impacting how we approach the holidays. Then we each share our one word intention for the holidays plus how we'll make time for ourselves and the holiday... Read more →


Cookbooks & A Spooky Delivery

Combining our loves of cooking and books, today we're chatting about cookbooks. We talk about why we prefer cookbooks to online recipes and each share our tried and true favorite cookbooks. Plus we discuss cookbook storage, the cookbooks we love to gift, and the ones on our wish lists. Mentioned... Read more →


Our Buying Habits & A Dangerous Muffin Pan

Under-buyer or over-buyer? From socks past their expiration date to an abundance of paper products, today we explore our buying habits (can you guess who's who?) and how they translate to our lives. Mentioned on the show: Over- and Under-Buyer quiz Pilot FriXion Clicker erasable pen Connect with us on... Read more →


School Update & Little Rollerblading Guys

We're sharing an update on how this very different school year is going for us. Erica is homeschooling her girls and Kelsey's boys are in an online program through a local charter school. We share the challenging, the pleasantly surprising, and our tips for making it work. Whatever school looks... Read more →


Fall Extravaganza 2020!

Welcome to Fall Extravaganza! This is our 7th annual episode unabashedly dedicated to all things fall. So light a candle, grab something pumpkin spice, and get ready for fall on full blast. And speaking of fall traditions, we want to encourage you to take part in the most important fall... Read more →


Pandemic Self-Care

During this global pandemic self-care looks different even as it is evermore important. So share the ways we're taking care of ourselves across our physical, mental, spiritual, social, and emotional health. We hope you are finding ways to take gentle care of yourselves, friends. Mentioned on the show: Outdoor runs... Read more →


2020 Midyear Check In & Backyard Junk

Back when 2020 was shiny and full of hope we shared our intentions for the year. Today we're checking in to see how those intentions have shaped our lives. We also share what we're recommitting to, what we're letting go, and what's helping us to reclaim this year that has... Read more →