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Funny women, Anna of HaHas for HooHas and Susannah of Whoa Susannah, share funny stories at our own expense. And maybe at the expense of our husbands. And kids. Whatever.

Funny women, Anna of HaHas for HooHas and Susannah of Whoa Susannah, share funny stories at our own expense. And maybe at the expense of our husbands. And kids. Whatever.
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Funny women, Anna of HaHas for HooHas and Susannah of Whoa Susannah, share funny stories at our own expense. And maybe at the expense of our husbands. And kids. Whatever.




INTS Hilarious Short Stories: Movers, My Marital Drawer and Dear God, Even My Parents

Welcome to Short Story Wednesday! This one is pretty horrific. It’s in my top most horrifying things to ever happen to me in my life and there is lot and lots of TMI to go around. I’m not going to waste anymore of your time. Here it is. Enjoy.


If you want it, it'll cost you something

Happiness emerges from connection. Here's the bad news: Connection will cost us something. A beautiful way to connect is through gratitude. And sadly, a lot of us suck at it. In this episode: Word Up Daily Spotlight: They Used to Beg To Watch Us Poop Today's Topic: Embracing true gratitude, the kind that costs you something has mega rewards. Plus - the one time Anna unknowingly stopped a pay it forward chain at Starbucks and it was on the news and it was humiliating and don't make her...


INTS Hilarious Short Stores: Open Letter to the Idiots Who Don't Notice My Baby

In this week's Hilarious Short Story, this is me, getting super real to all the idiots who didn’t notice my baby Lucy when she was a newborn. This satirical open letter got picked up and was syndicated all over the place, which in itself is hilarious. Without further adieu, here it is! SHOW NOTES: Word Up Daily: Join the list! >> Word Up Club November's Workshop: Chasin' Dreams and Takin' Names We all have a dream in our heart. It could be a dream to get closer to...


S3E8: Dream it to Life! w/Jill Krause from Happy Loud Life

What a great episode! I chat with Jill Krause, popular blogger at Baby Rabies and at her new adventure, Happy Loud Life. Jill found herself in suburbia, living in her dream home, more stressed and more unhappy than she’d ever been. One day Jill and her husband decided to sell everything, including their home, pack their 4 kids into an RV and travel the US for an entire year. It hasn’t been easy for them, but it has been an adventure. The kind that leaves a lasting mark on you for the rest of...


INTS Hilarious Short Stories: I Paid Money to Be Terrorized for an Hour

In today’s Hilarious Short Story Anna shares the year she went to a Haunted House with her BFF dressed as Alex and Piper of OITNB (in my defense, it was before the series went to crap) The Haunted House was put on by an Artist Co-op (first red flag) and found herself in the midst of a disgusting phycological thriller where she had to sign a waiver agreeing that she did not have PTSD or experienced violent or sexual trauma. So … yeah. Wait until the part where she has to touch noses with a...


S3E7: How To Be In The Right Place At the Right Time

On today's episode, we talk about how to find yourself at the right place at the right time. It’s not luck. It’s not a coincidence. It’s what I call, "Ruth’s Rhythm." I’m talking about THE Ruth - not the chick from Ozark or your friend from high school. I’m talking about Ruth from the Bible here, people. While reading the book of Ruth in the Word Up Club, I discovered there are 5 Steps to Ruth’s Rhythm that I believe position you for a blessing and put you in the right place, at the right...


INTS Hilarious Short Stories: Allow Me To Apologize, Sincerely My Pregnancy Hormones

In this episode of INTS Hilarious Short Stories Anna shares a heartfelt apology letter to husband from her pregnancy hormone alternate personality, Tina. Enjoy!


S3E7: 3 Magical Steps For Creators

In today's episode Anna talks opens with a Rob's vasectomy tale that included a fight between them as he used her organic vegetables to ice his coin purse. PLUS 3 Magical Steps for Creators. We are all creators, every single one of us. And when we're in the midst of creating a vision for ourselves, we get lost and stuck. We can overcomplicate and muddy. Keep it simple. God did. If you want to know the secret to creating, look no further than the ultimate Creator. Step One: Create Something...


INTS: Check My Cervix Once, Shame on You. Check My Cervix Twice, Shame on Me.

Welcome to It’s Not That Serious Hilarious Short Stories! This week, I want to share the story of when my doctor unexpectedly checked my cervix. Two things to keep in mind - when anyone, doctors included, poke around my private parts, I like to bring integrity to the situation. Everyone and everything, nice and clean and polite. I had spent the day waddling around sweating in maternity jeans, that did not breathe, thank you very much and I panicked at what was likely the situation down...


S3E6: Three Principles for Visionaries (+ my terrible, no good, stupid birthday)

This podcast is for visionaries. In this podcast, I'll share with you my horrible, no good, stupid birthday. Which will lead me to talking straight to my visionary sisters. I learned something last week - it was actually a live video I caught by TD Jakes. It was the perfect word and it led me to meditating and thinking about how difficult it can be to be a visionary. There are so many delays and frustrations and heartache. But that’s okay. It’s supposed to be that way. To help stay the...


INTS Hilarious Short Stories: Afterbirth (Placenta Revenge) by Johanna Stein

Today’s hilarious short story is, by far, one of the funniest, craziest stories I’ve ever heard by actor, comedy writer and producer Johanna Stein. This is a story about Johanna bringing home her placenta from the hospital in a maniacal plot for revenge against her friend. And it doesn't go quite as planned. Sound crazy? It is. And hilarious. Enjoy Afterbirth, by Johanna Stein. SHOW NOTES: Get Johanna's book "How Not to Calm a Baby on a Plane" >> Visit her website...


S3E5: Difficult Pasts Can Propel Us Into Awesome Futures w/Tiffany of Juggling the Jenkins

If you thought that your past was too much to overcome, your circumstances too bleak or insurmountable to have a bright future, Tiffany proves there is nothing you can't overcome. There is always hope. Tiffany who is now a huge online super star with nearly 2 million followers, used to suffer with with a drug addiction that rapidly slipped out of control. This landed her in jail, which lead to rehab, where she eventually found herself pregnant in a half way house. What I learned most from...


INTS Hilarious Short Stories: An Open Letter to the Black Chin Hair Under My Chin

This week I share with a dramatic piece. An open letter to the black hair under my chin. I’ll be honest, me and this chair have had beef for years. We’ve never had ups, always downs. But alas, it’s a part of me and it was time for us to have a talk. Here’s my heartfelt letter. SHOW NOTES: This episode of It’s Not That Serious hilarious short stories is brought to you by Designs by ALT, a wordpress design agency created by yours truly. If you have a big dream and don’t know where to start,...


S3E4: Want Joy? Be Free! with guest, Melissa Radke

Today, we talk the hilarious online personality, future reality TV star and best selling author of the hilarious and poignant book, Eat Cake, Be Brave - Melissa Radke. One thing Melissa says that I just love is that she wishes she could have titled the book Eat Cake, Be Free. There is so much laugher and wisdom in this episode, grab yourself a cup of coffee and cozy up to a good word! In this episode: *Joy is found in total, freedom. You’ll learn exactly what that means. *Plus a hilarious...


INTS Hilarious Short Stories: I Owe My Existence to a Douche

Welcome to INTS Hilarious Short Stories, where Anna and friends share their most hilarious, if not a touch humiliating, stories. On this episode, Anna performs "I Owe My Existence to a Douche" - ranked as their top 100 article of all time. Or maybe that month. She doesn't remember the details. She also owes that honor to a douche. Enjoy. SHOW NOTES: Big Dreams Need Cool Websites. Let us help. Get on our calendar, Designs By ALT [] Word Up Club: Hang out, grow,...


S3E3: Comedian Ercell Watson and Finding Joy in Painful Transformations

Anna chats with popular comedian Ercell Watson who shares his story of a dramatic shift in "purpose" after a devastating DUI. In this episode we talk about: *Those life changing moments - this crap is no longer working for me moments - that alter our path for better or for worse. *Pursuing joy - even in the midst of chaos, like Ercell experienced when he was homeless. *Shifts in purpose. What if your gift isn't your meant to serve your purpose? What if it's simply the crowbar that opens...


INTS Hilarious Short Stories: The Fart that (Almost) Altered My Destiny

Welcome to the very first episode of INTS Hilarious Short Stories, where Anna and friends share their most hilarious, if not a touch humiliating stories. On this episode, Anna performs, for the very first time, her viral sensation "The Fart that (Almost) Altered My Destiny." Enjoy. SHOW NOTES: Big Dreams Need Cool Websites >>


S3E2: Running out of gas on the purpose driven hwy PLUS inspiring stories from Charity Water w/Tyler Riewer

Can seeking your purpose in life actually be depressing? In today’s episode we talk about running out of gas on the purpose driven highway. Here’s a hint: It’s because we take our purpose way, way too seriously. Anna explains what that means. Then, we talk with the charming Tyler Riewer of Charity Water. He goes into extremely rural areas in Africa to meet the people in these communities - communities where women walk miles, multiple times per day for clean water (and the water is black...


S3E1: Know Thyself Before You Wreck Yo Self! Is this Ancient Personality Test a Joy Secret?

Today, hilarious guest co-host Katie Fitzsimmons joins Anna to talk about: When husbands put our children in grave danger and think it’s funny without considering, the you know, GRAVE DANGER. PLUS, the joy topic for the day - Know thyself before you wreck yo self! What you don’t know about yourself can hurt you. And, what you don’t know about yourself can hurt other people. Truly understanding our personality and the motivations behind so much of our behavior is incredible information that...


EP75: Season Finale! Joy Killer #6 PLUS guest, Jenny Penton

Humiliating Bra Fittings, Joy Killers and fun and inspiration with my sister, Jenny Penton. This episode has it all! Today we’re talking bout a HUGE Joy Killer - procrastination. Here’s what you can expect in this episode: My recent and slightly embarrassing bra fitting at Victoria Secret, which reminded my sister of her embarrassing bra fitting where she got called out, big time, which reminded me of a really humiliating bra fitting that happened when I was in my teens that I can fully...