2019 Intentions & A Snow Conundrum

Welcome to the sixth season of The Girl Next Door Podcast! As we do every year, we're sharing our intentions and goals for the year. Erica's word for 2019 is LITTLE and Kelsey's is FLOURISH. Plus we record messages for our future selves to listen to at the end of... Read more →


2018 Wrap Up & Australian Us

Warning! At the beginning of the episode during our snack we discuss Santa and you might not want little ears to listen. But after that the coast is clear. With the end of the year approaching we reflect on 2018 and share our personal highlights plus the best books, movies,... Read more →


Happy 2017 & Festively Aggressive

We're ringing in the New Year with a good old goals talk, and of course a cocktail... Winter Wassail 2 cups Winter Wassail drink (from Trader Joe's or elsewhere) 3 oz bourbon 2 oz brandy 2 cinnamon sticks slices of fresh lemon Combine all ingredients in a stovetop pan and... Read more →


2016 Review & Christmas Swamp

This episode is all about looking back at 2016 - the good, the bad, and the ugly. This calls for a cocktail... Cinnamon Rosemary Old Fashioned From Salted Plains INGREDIENTS Cinnamon Rosemary Simple Syrup: ½ cup honey ½ cup water 6 sprigs rosemary 3 cinnamon sticks For the cocktail: 4... Read more →


2016 Goals Check In & Frose

We kicked off the second half of the year with checking in on our goals for 2016 and with this frozen cocktail... Frosé from W&P Design and also inspired by @forageandfodder 1 bottle dry rosé wine (we used Acrobat rosé of pinot noir), frozen into ice cubes 3 oz fresh... Read more →


Habits & Dragonification

We're talking all about habits, rituals, and routines - how we start them, keep them, and when necessary break them. But as we're in the habit of doing, we start with a cocktail. French 75 (a suggestion from listener Emily) gin lemon juice simple syrup top with champagne We touched... Read more →


2016 & Letters to Our Future Selves

Happy New Year Everyone! It's 2016 resolutions time, and you know we love a good goal-setting session, so pull up a cocktail... Elixir of Health aka Hot Toddy adapted from Shutterbean 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated 1 lemon, juiced 1 - 2 oz. bourbon 8 oz. hot... Read more →


Goals Update & Naked Batman

Campari Shandy from Molly Wizenburg via Food52 serves 1 2 ounces Campari 12 ounces light beer, we used Blue Moon Belgian White lime wedge Pour Campari into a chilled glass; add beer and stir. Top with squeezed lime and drop in the wedge. We preferred ours with a few ice... Read more →