Mom 2.0 & Dry Shampoo

We recently presented on podcasting at the Mom 2.0 Summit in Scottsdale, and we're finally catching our breath to debrief. Hear all about our awkward moments, the cool people we met, and how it went. We also recorded this on Mother's Day (Erica's first), so cheers to all the mamas... Read more →

Creativity & Mom Backpacks

This episode is all about how we're doing this whole mom gig while trying to keep other creative projects going. We are both fully into this whole family of four thing and in need of a cocktail so... Gin Hound adapted from Food52 makes 2 cocktails 3/4 cup fresh-squeezed grapefruit... Read more →

Day in the Life & Unwelcome RVs

It's a stormy day in the neighborhood but we're enjoying a Lemon Sunshine and sharing the ins and outs of our current everyday lives. Lemon Sunshine makes 1 drink 1 oz gin 1 oz limoncello 4 oz club soda Fill a tall glass with ice, add gin and limoncello. Top... Read more →

Book Club 3: Yes Please

This episode is all about Amy Poehler's popular new memoir, Yes Please. In honor of Amy's Boston roots and as a comfort to our friends trapped in quite a brutal Northeastern winter, we're sipping on a cocktail for you while we chat... Nor'Easter 2-3 oz bourbon (we used Elijah Craig... Read more →

Busyness & Babka

This episode is all about (chocolate) and busyness - whether we're all really as busy as we say we are, and if so whether or not we should be. Though we're actually munching on chocolate babka from our new local bakery, Erica has a sweet beer cocktail idea perfect for... Read more →

New Years & Creeper Toddler

This episode we're talking all about the best of 2014, our goals/resolutions, and what we're looking forward to in 2015 while sipping on this cocktail... Tipsy Spritzer (adapted from this recipe) 3 oz orange juice 1/2 oz maraschino cherry juice (or grenadine) 2 oz lemon/lime soda 1 1/2 oz vodka... Read more →

Burnout & The Ginger People

This week we're talking all about burnout and letting go of things that just aren't working for us anymore personally, professionally, and especially creatively. We're sipping on Erica's festive punch recipe from her Halloween party while recapping the highlights of the party. Spiced Cider Punch (adapted from SAVEUR) Serves 15-20... Read more →

Back to School & Psychedelic Dalmations

Kelsey invented a sweet, refreshing cocktail to sip while talking about Back to School season, fresh starts, and the lovely smell of new school supplies... Frozen Melon Mojito makes 2 cocktail/mocktails 1/4 of a cantaloupe, cut into chunks and frozen ~1/2 cup mint simple syrup (made from 1 cup water... Read more →

Book Release & Political Signs

This week we're celebrating the release of Erica's book, Candid Classroom: What Parents Want to Know and Teachers Want to Tell Them (!), while enjoying a grapefruit beer mimosa. The mocktail version is made with non-alcoholic beer! Grapefruit Beer Mimosa from Aida Mollenkamp Into each glass filled with ice, pour... Read more →

Quitting & Scorpion Slaying

We start off this episode with an exciting podcast announcement... On July 9, we will be airing our very first episode of The Girl Next Door Book Club! We thought it'd be fun to dedicate an occasional episode entirely to discussing books we've read recently, and we want you to... Read more →