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Mixing Up Midlife is a weekly show for mid-lifers and empty nesters who want to shake up their middle years one challenge at a time. Each week Terri, a self-described “Boomer by Birth, Millennial at Heart”, and her guests will be trying out things they’ve always dreamt of doing or have been curious about trying but hadn’t had the freedom (or courage) to do. Part reality show, part audio diary and part cocktail hour, each week women in their fifties and beyond will be challenging themselves by taking improv and writing classes, getting photographed in very public places, attending conferences for the time and remembering how to have fun in midlife.

Mixing Up Midlife is a weekly show for mid-lifers and empty nesters who want to shake up their middle years one challenge at a time. Each week Terri, a self-described “Boomer by Birth, Millennial at Heart”, and her guests will be trying out things they’ve always dreamt of doing or have been curious about trying but hadn’t had the freedom (or courage) to do. Part reality show, part audio diary and part cocktail hour, each week women in their fifties and beyond will be challenging themselves by taking improv and writing classes, getting photographed in very public places, attending conferences for the time and remembering how to have fun in midlife.

Location:

United States

Description:

Mixing Up Midlife is a weekly show for mid-lifers and empty nesters who want to shake up their middle years one challenge at a time. Each week Terri, a self-described “Boomer by Birth, Millennial at Heart”, and her guests will be trying out things they’ve always dreamt of doing or have been curious about trying but hadn’t had the freedom (or courage) to do. Part reality show, part audio diary and part cocktail hour, each week women in their fifties and beyond will be challenging themselves by taking improv and writing classes, getting photographed in very public places, attending conferences for the time and remembering how to have fun in midlife.

Language:

English

Contact:

(636) 649-4839


Episodes

Ep.12 Hotels & Bedbugs and Facing Your Fears

1/30/2020
In today's episode, Terri talks about her aversion to hotels, her fear of bedbugs and how she's not letting this little phobia get in her way of having fun. Todays drink: The Red Snapper (AKA Bloody Mary) invented at the St. Regis Hotel's King Cole Bar Find the recipe here

Duration:00:09:25

Ep.11 Decluttering Help in Midlife

1/23/2020
In this episode we explore the idea of decluttering for creativity, quick decisions and just feeling good. Today's Drink is a Dirty Martini, made with Gin Mare Gin 2.5 oz Gin Mare Gin .5 oz dry vermouth .5 oz olive juice Chill Gin and martini glasses before making. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker or glass cocktail mixer and stir until very cold. Strain into a chilled martini glass and add a drop of very good quality olive oil and an olive for garnish. Get on with your...

Duration:00:09:41

Ep.10 Midlife Planning Party

1/16/2020
Finding a way to get all those brilliant thoughts and ideas from her head to wherever is never an easy task for Terri. A Big Idea for the New Year is to find a system that works for her. What works best? Paper, digital or both? What to do with all the Aperol you bought for Summer? Make the Paper Plane: 3/4 oz. Bulleit Bourbon 3/4 oz Aperol 3/4 oz. Amaro Nonino 3/4 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice Add all ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake Strain into a coupe glass. Balance Bound...

Duration:00:09:13

Ep.09 My Sandwich Generation Story

1/9/2020
With the passing of her 90-year-old mom, Terri is no longer part of the sandwich generation and contemplates the idea of being the oldest generation in her family now, which is driving her desire to create a community for women in midlife even more than before. Join the Facebook Group Mixing up Midlife discussion to read Terri’s intention for the New Year and leave a comment with your own intention. Today's Cocktail was the the Lavender Bees Knees Lavender Bee's Knees Cocktail 2 oz...

Duration:00:10:23

08. Unscripted and Off the Rails

12/19/2019
In this episode, Terri goes rouge without a script or an outline as a challenge to see if she can have a cohesive thought while having hot flashes. Luckily, the Celebrated Sagamore is spectacular and you should definitely make it. https://sagamorespirit.com/cocktails/celebrated-sagamore/ INGREDIENTS DIRECTIONS This is similar to the syrup Terri makes: https://www.thelittleepicurean.com/2014/11/cranberry-orange-bourbon.html In a small pot, bring water and sugar to a boil. Add...

Duration:00:11:28

07. Laughing more in Midlife

12/12/2019
In this week's episode, Terri is looking for ways to laugh more. Being a contestant on a trivia game show was a good start, but trying to put magnetic lashes on herself really made her laugh. Give us a Call (636) 649-4839 that's (636) Mix-itFX Follow Terri on Instagram Mixing Up Midlife Facebook Page Join the Mixing Up Midlife Discussion Facebook Group Email Terri: MixingupMidlife@gmail.com Visit the Mixing Up Midlife website Today's drink was the Last Laugh, created by bartender...

Duration:00:11:31

06. Do Something Scary

12/5/2019
In today’s episode, Terri recaps what a Big Idea is and how she prefers that term over Bucket List. Big Ideas may take some time to plan and complete, but as Eleanor Roosevelt said “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face” or in layman’s terms :Do one thing every day that scares you Today’s Drink is a Holiday Moscow Mule 2 ounces vodka 3/4 oz. fresh-squeezed lime juice (about 1/2 lime) 2 ounces unsweetened cranberry...

Duration:00:08:19

Ep. 5 Doing Thanksgiving Differently as an Empty Nester

11/27/2019
In This Episode, Terri talks about trying to do Thanksgiving differently, with only a small crew and one of her children away. She reads a listener email (whoop!) and talks with her friend Melissa about the game JackBox, Melissa's Thanksgiving plans and gives the Soothsayer cocktail a rave review. Links: Give us a Call (636) 649-4839 or (636) Mix-itFX Follow Terri on Instagram Mixing Up Midlife Facebook Page Join the Mixing Up Midlife Discussion Facebook Group Email Terri:...

Duration:00:15:16

04.She Podcasts had a conference & I went

11/21/2019
After meeting an Instagram friend in real life, Terri finally opens an email newsletter and decides to go to her first conference despite not knowing anyone or much about the focus of the conference! The Conference is an amazing cocktail that’s perfect for this episode and was created by Brian Miller and featured in the book Death & Co Modern Classics Cocktails. Garnish: 1 lemon twist and 1 orange twist Stir all ingredients over ice; strain into a double rocks glass over one large ice...

Duration:00:12:50

03. The Dinner Dilemma

11/14/2019
Going to LA and love Vanderpump Rules? Try TomTom Bar and get the Toulouse Your Mind. Here’s how I made my version of the Toulouse Your Mind: 1.5 oz absinthe 1.25 Ginger Liqueur .50 oz. Lemon juice 1.0 oz pineapple juice 1 thin slice of a habanero pepper Slice the habanero really thin and be very careful not to get this anywhere near your eyes or nose. Wear gloves and make sure to wash your hands as soon as you’re done slicing. Those suckers are HOT! Throw a slice of the habanero,...

Duration:00:10:50

02 How Many P's are in a Photoshoot?

11/7/2019
Welcome back to the 2nd episode! Make sure to subscribe so you don’t miss a thing. Terri talks with her friend and professional photographer, Melissa Maillett about having a photoshoot in very public places in Manhattan. To get through the discomfort, Terri makes a Classic Manhattan. recipe: Add 2oz. Bulleit Rye, 1oz. Carpano Antica Sweet Vermouth, 2-3 dashes of Angostura bitters into a shaker or large glass filled with ice and give it a good stir. Strain into a coupe glass and add a...

Duration:00:26:24

01. Icing and Big Ideas for Midlife

10/27/2019
Welcome to the FIRST episode of Mixing Up Midlife, a weekly show for mid-lifers and empty nesters who want to shake up their middle years one challenge at a time. Each week Terri, a self-described “Boomer by Birth, Millennial at Heart”, and her guests will be tackling their lists of Big Ideas- things they’ve always dreamt of doing or have been curious about trying, but hadn’t had the freedom (or courage) to do. And, they’ll do it with a cocktail in hand! Part reality show, part audio diary...

Duration:00:10:37