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 →


Holiday Self-Care & Vegas Christmas Lights

The holidays are here! But along with the merriment the season can also bring stress. We have you covered with a conversation about self care and managing stress during the holidays. First, we tried out a juniper latte and it's not as scary as Kelsey feared. Then we talk about... Read more →


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: The Keeper of Lost Things

Sign up for the Friendlier Reading Experience with the Friendlier podcast! Cocktail We sip on Trader Joe's rhubarb and strawberry soda with Caledonia Spirits Barr Hill Gin. Kelsey's wall calendar and cardinal glasses are by Charley Harper. The Keeper of Lost Things We read and really enjoyed Ruth Hogan's The... Read more →


Surviving the Cold Season & Bag Situations

Join us for our next book club when we read The Keeper of Lost Things. Immunity cocktail: a hot cup of fox tea (Trader Joe's fall harvest tea) and a shot of homemade elderberry syrup Surviving cold and flu season We chat about how our immune systems are holding up... Read more →


Etiquette & Napkins in Your Lap

Cocktail Prim & Proper: Iconic Cocktail Cranberry Thyme mixer, ginger beer, and fresh lime juice. Etiquette Kelsey's manners are inspired by the Deep South and Erica's by the buttoned up Midwest. We chat about the manners we learned and saw modeled growing up, the etiquette rules we follow (and break)... 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 →