Book Club: The Heart's Invisible Furies

Snack We share a soul-comforting lemon blueberry cinnamon roll from our neighborhood bakery. The Heart's Invisible Furies Join us for book club as we discuss John Boyne's rich, epic novel of Cyril Avery's life, The Heart's Invisible Furies. Connect with us on Instagram / @higirlsnextdoor and on Facebook. Sign up... Read more →

Laundry & Sudsy Sunday

Buckle your seatbelts, dear listeners, for this riveting topic! We're talking all about how clothes are getting clean in our neighborhood. Everyone does laundry, so everyone can relate. We sipped on this cocktail inspired by Jenna Kutcher's month-long trip to Hawaii and what Erica had in her kitchen: No Kids... Read more →

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 →

Simplifying & Lawnmower Shrapnel

This episode we're talking all about minimizing and simplifying while sipping on a cocktail Erica simply made up... Apricot Basil Spritzer 2 oz vodka 2 oz apricot nectar 1 oz basil simple syrup Pour over ice and top with Apricot LaCroix sparkling water. Before we get into the topic, we... Read more →

How's It Going? Please Send Coffee

This episode is all about catching up on the crazy transitions we're both going through. We wanted to say hi and share what's new. Erica is adjusting to life as an instant family of four, and Kelsey is starting back to work after maternity leave. Therefore we are both in... 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 →

Cleaning & Sneaky Succulents

The Arizona spring weather has cleaning on our minds so we're chatting about how we keep our houses clean (or not so much), which chores we loathe to do and how we might be able to trick our husbands into doing them for us. Clean Sweep adapted slightly from the... Read more →

Social Media & Swimsuit Season

This episode we're discussing all things social media and summer survival here in the desert, while sipping on this deliciousness... Rhubarb Thyme Margarita adapted from Cider & Rye Makes two margaritas. 3 ounces tequila (We used Hornitos) 2 ounces orange liqueur (We used Cointreau) 2-3 ounces rhubarb thyme syrup (see... Read more →