Book Club: Once Upon A River

For winter book club we're discussing Diane Setterfield's rich, cozy, and slightly eerie novel Once Upon A River. If you enjoy this book we'd also recommend her other novel, The Thirteenth Tale. We also discover that Setterfield has the most badass author photo and we wish we were friends with... 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 →


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 →