Hygge & Hygge Beasts

For a very hyggelig episode, we share a chewy Pumpkin Spice RXBar and then discuss all things hygge. First, we take a hygge quiz to find out how hygge we each are. Then we discuss our hygge wins and challenges. We both decide we need emergency hygge bags in our... Read more →


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 →


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 →


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 →


Book Club 11: The Night Circus

Cocktail Cocktail des Rêves: gin, spiced honey from Iconic Cocktail Co., Luxardo cherry juice, and cherry garnish. The Night Circus We discuss Erin Morgenstern's intriguing book The Night Circus which paints the world in black, white, and magic. Other books we mentioned: The Ocean at the End of the Lane... Read more →


Scary Stuff & Biscuit Cans

Drink We enjoy a seasonal favorite, the Four Peaks Pumpkin Porter. Stupid stuff we're scared of We're revealing what scared us as kids, how we feel about scary movies, the stupid stuff still scares us as adults, and how we cope. "If you can open a biscuit can without flinching... Read more →


Fall Extravaganza & Fall Pajama

Fall beer and snack pairing Atomic Pumpkin from New Belgium paired with pumpkin caramel kringle. Fall Extravaganza In which we freak out over fall. First, join us for an autumnal field trip out of the studio. Kelsey orders fall drinks and chats it up with her barista. Then we browse... Read more →


Building Community & Aggressive Makeovers

This episode is a collaboration between five podcasts. Check out the other podcasts listed at the end of this post to hear their take on building community. Cocktail Redhead on Broadway: two parts bourbon to one part sweet vermouth and top with ginger beer. It's Erica's softened version of a... Read more →


Fall Test Kitchen & Crunch Top

We asked for recipes, and you guys delivered! We cooked up a storm in our GND test kitchen and want to share our favorites while sipping on a cocktail. (Also make sure you are signed up for our newsletter to get a pdf of all the recipes shared!) Americano (inspired... Read more →


Cooking With Kids & Vampire Children

This episode, we're talking all about kids in the kitchen! We are sharing a little bit about how we include kids in the kitchen, our favorite things to make with them, and how we’re teaching them about food, encouraging independence and the logistics of little cooks in the kitchen. But... Read more →