Current Home Organization And Disorganization

We invite you into our homes as we talk about organization...and disorganization. We each share the systems that are working for us and the ones that are hot messes. Plus we're opening our junkiest junk drawers for all to see. Mentioned on the show: Organization That Works episode The Babysitters... 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 →


Household Division Of Labor

In every household there's plenty of work to go around. We chat about what the breakdown looks like in our relationships: the tasks on each of our plates, how we communicate about the division of labor, and which chores we wish we could outsource forever. In Obsessions Kelsey is obsessed... Read more →


Nesting & When Not To Be Neighborly

When we've been expecting little ones our nesting energy kicks into over-drive. We chat about what nesting has looked like for us, what we're glad we did, what we obsessed about a little too much, and what Kelsey's doing to get ready for Baby Girl Wharton. In Obsessions Kelsey in... Read more →


Kid Birthdays & Rogue Sidewalk Maintenance

We tackle a subject you've requested and that we have strong thoughts on: kid birthdays! We go down the memory lane of our birthday celebrations growing up, share honest opinions on hosting and attending kid birthdays, and share tips for making birthdays less stressful. No ponies were made to dress... Read more →


Feeding Our Families & Hidden Hot Dogs

Support for the podcast comes from iheartsedona, a three bedroom, three bathroom vacation rental in beautiful Sedona, Arizona where we have loved staying over the years. Find pictures and prices at www.iheartsedona.com. Mention The Girl Next Door Podcast when inquiring about your next vacation for 10% off your stay. Thank... Read more →


Kid Chores & Burning Mailboxes

Support for the podcast comes from iheartsedona, a 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom vacation rental in beautiful Sedona, Arizona where we have loved staying over the years. Find pictures and prices at www.iheartsedona.com. Mention The Girl Next Door Podcast when inquiring about your next vacation for 10% off your stay. Thank... Read more →


Perfect Things & Wristless Watches

We share several "perfect things" in our lives – those items that not only fulfill a need but do it so well they bring a little extra joy to our lives. This episode is inspired by an episode of the Friendlier podcast on the same topic. Small spatulas Little Hands... Read more →


Cleaning Your Bathroom & Sparrow Bathing

This episode is sponsored by The Bali Market offering multi-purpose Turkish towels backed by a minimalist philosophy. Our listeners can get 20% off their purchase by using the code GIRLNEXTDOOR at checkout. Thank you so much for supporting the brands that support our show! S U R P R I... Read more →