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 →


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 →


2020 Intentions & Aspirational Neighbors

This episode is sponsored by Dietitians Dish, a fun conversational podcast between two moms and registered dietitians who share information you can trust on nutrition, food, and feeding your family. Find Dietitians Dish wherever you listen to podcasts and connect with them on Instagram at @dietitiansdishpodcast. Thank you so much... Read more →


2019 Wrap Up & Pathetic Christmas Lights

We're wrapping up 2019 with a look back at the year: the highlights, the challenges, and a round up of a few favorites. In Obsessions Kelsey loves something lighting up her life and Erica sings the praises of a produce aisle favorite. In Neighborhood News, our holiday light displays are... Read more →


Goals Check-In & Swampy Shorts

We're half-way through the year! So we check in on our 2019 goals to see how we're doing: we evaluate where we need to make progress, if there's anything we want to let go of, and celebrate unexpected accomplishments. In Obsessions we have summer on the mind. Erica is loving... Read more →


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 →