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How To Make a Memory


A show that explores the items we make for one another and how they impact our relationships.

A show that explores the items we make for one another and how they impact our relationships.


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A show that explores the items we make for one another and how they impact our relationships.






How to Make a Christmas Album

Episode Details Photo credit: Rebecca Shamblin, Life Remembered Air date: December 8, 2019 Guest: Jen Tierney! Runtime: 29 minutes Summary: In a special Christmas episode, Jen remembers a special gift she made for her father many years ago and how it has helped her since his passing.


How to Make Nerd Nostalgia

Episode Details Air date: May 28, 2019 Guest: Adam Volpe Runtime: 48 minutes Summary: In episode 6 of Season 2, Jen sits down in her home with a fellow resident of her town, Adam Volpe. Adam talks about how he came to create fantastical metal weapons and other pieces of welded artwork. Links of Interest: … Continue reading "How to Make Nerd Nostalgia"


How to Stand Out in a Family of Makers

Episode Details Air date: February 21, 2019 Guest: Jo Lager Runtime: 35 minutes, 54 seconds Summary: In this episode, Jo Lager joins Jen as they discuss their mutual love of knitting and bread baking. They also find themselves in a deep conversation about sibling rivalries and creating a distinct making footprint. Links of Interest: Jo … Continue reading "How to Stand Out in a Family of Makers"


How to Make Good on Your Resolutions

Episode Details Air date: January 22, 2019 Guest: Ariana Sheehan Runtime: 32 minutes, 53 seconds Summary: In the fourth episode of Season 2 and the first of 2019, Jen welcomes back Ariana Sheehan to speak about her resolution successes and misses from 2018. What made the exercise better than previous years? And what did she learn about … Continue reading "How to Make Good on Your Resolutions"


How to Make a Budget

Episode Details Air date: December 16 , 2018 Guest: Joe Tierney Runtime: 35 minutes, 18 seconds Summary: In the third episode of Season 2 and the final episode of 2018, Jen invites her husband into the studio to talk about the best thing he’s ever made for her: their family budget! Joe explains why the … Continue reading "How to Make a Budget"


How to Make a Transformation

Episode Details Air date: November 5th, 2018 Guest: Samantha Cheevers Runtime: 36 minutes, 18 seconds Summary: In the second episode of Season 2, Jen has a more interactive interview with her hair stylist, Sam Cheevers, who dyes Jen’s hair while also recording the episode. The two talk about making someone’s outsides match their insides, being … Continue reading "How to Make a Transformation"


Bonus: Happy International Podcast Day!

Episode Details Air date: September 30, 2018 Guests: Belinda & Matt Mitchell Runtime: 34 minutes, 37 seconds Summary: In this special bonus episodes, Jen, Belinda, and Matt collaborate on a celebration of podcasts for International Podcast Day 2018. Get ready to take some notes as they rattle off a list of highly recommended shows form … Continue reading "Bonus: Happy International Podcast Day!"


How to Make a Difference from 7,600 Miles Away

In the first episode of Season 2, Jen is joined by Arletta Charter, a Hungarian national living on Martha’s Vineyard by way of Serbia, who takes some of the most stunning pictures you’ve ever seen. Arletta tells Jen all about a project she is working on with Photographers without Borders in South Africa.


How to Make an Arse of Yourself

In the final episode of Season 1, Jen breaks her 20-episode streak of family-friendly, curse-free content. Her guest is Mac Young, a scenic designer, talented actor, and dear friend. They discuss his current show, the sets he has designed in the past, and why Shakespeare was kind of weird.


How to Make a Garden of Memories

In the 20th episode, Rachel comes back for her third visit to the podcast to talk about the garden she has been growing for the past 6 years. But, as she explains, the garden is far older and more diverse that it appears. Listen in as she explains why her garden is so special and what it brings to her life.


How to Make Nothing in Your 20s

Episode 19 brings some much needed levity after last week's episode. Danielle works at Jen's local library and stops by to talk about a "How To" program that she recently coordinated. Eventually, the two devolve into giggles as they come to the realization that their 20s were a bit of a joke.


How to Make It Through Depression

This episode is a bit heavier than most. This week, Jen's friend Jess joins her to talk about using the act of making as a way to cope with depression. They discuss the things that stand in their way when undertaking a new project and the challenges of starting a brand new hobby.


How to Make a Podcasting Family

In episode 17, Jen invites two fellow lady podcasters on to talk about making their show, Geekend Amazons. Jen also has a special announcement about the future of her show!


How to Make Italian Easter Pie

In our 16th episode, Jen sits down with her Mom, Kathy Salamone, to gush about their love for Pizzagaina. Listen in to get some history on this family tradition from the ultimate Italian matriarch.


How to Make an EP

In episode 15, Jen is joined by another podcaster, Mark Steadman, to talk about creating an EP. Mark discusses the technical side of this task and then dives into the stories behind each of the songs.


How to Make a Legacy

In our 14th episode, Jen has a conversation with her sister-in-law, Diane, about the loss of her Mother. It's a difficult topic, but one that Diane explores with grace and sincerity.


How to Make Makers

In our second episode with Bronwyn, we start off talking about making plastics, but quickly get into how to encourage our children to become makers.


How to Make Digital Art

This week, Jen sits down for a chat with Bronwyn Burns, the "Pixel Wizard" of an application called Playsets. Bronwyn talks about how the game was conceived, meeting a childhood hero, and what inspired her to be a maker in the first place. This is the first episode of a two-part series that will feature Bronwyn. Join us next time for the rest of the conversation, where we dig into Making Makers.


How to Make a Resolution

It's our first episode of 2018, so we're talking about resolutions! Jen is joined by a childhood friend to talk about the exercise of setting goals each year. This episode also comes out on the day that How to Make a Memory is being featured on #2PodsADay. Find new independent podcasts like this one by visiting Content Warning: In this episode, we discuss pregnancy loss.


How to Make Holiday Traditions

Our tenth episode is the second in a two-part holiday series. In episode nine, we spoke about making gifts. This time around, we're talking about making traditions. Also, in January, "How to Make a Memory" is being featured in a campaign from #TwoPodsADay. Find new independent podcasts like this one by following #TwoPodsADay on Facebook and Twitter.