Date Night with Barbara
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A Marshmallow Peep Visits Japan
Barbara stumps Teja in this week's What's It From segment! In our main story, marshmallow Peeps are usually homebodies. But Barbara and Teja's Peep friend held out for 26,000 miles, with a glorious stopover in Teja's home country, Japan. With photos and stories to prove it, this wanderlustful Peep preserved its sugar high for 15 years. Find us on Facebook: Date Night with Barbara & Teja We're on Instagram too: @ourdatenight We'll dig up some old pictures of the wandering peep this week...
A Kitty and A Bird - Now That's A Mixed Marriage!
Names have meanings and origins, and nick names have humor and hidden messages. Barbara and Teja reminisce about their early years of cuddly, romantic nick naming, and explore other ridiculous options they could have picked. Find us on Facebook and on Instagram @ourdatanight. Please don't forget to rate and review, whether you have a nickname or not!
Our Moving Tales
Barbara and Teja give a whole new meaning to the phrase "pack mentality", as they recount their moves. From different countries and states to literally down the street, the illogical, intimidating and profound amount of stuff they accumulate and move to their next location would make Marie Konda dump her laundry. Please do us the favor of rating and reviewing our show on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or TuneIn - Thank you for your help!
Our Honeymoon in Prague: Gulash, Nasal Spray, and Border Guards
Barbara & Teja recount their honeymoon two weeks before the split of the former Iron Curtain country of Czechoslovakia. $3 full course meals, an illegal rented apartment from a stranger, leaded fuel allergies, backstreet gulash with suspicious locals, and a superb micro opera. Will they have to wash dishes to pay for their final meal?
Pets, Love, and Marriage
Pets have been a part of human families for for millennia, but not everyone is equally as enthusiastic about the work of caring for them. Pets as snuggle bugs or pets as poop monsters? That's our conversation today on Date Night with Barbara & Teja.
Exercise...Do We Really Have To?
Why do we have to exercise if we want to stay in shape? Isn't there a chocolate or beer workout for Barbara & Teja to try? What's fun? What's boring? Will Teja's sweat push Barbara away on Date Night?
The Introvert - Extrovert Mixed Marriage
They say opposites attract. On this week's Date Night, Barbara & Teja talk about their relationship in a mixed introvert - extrovert marriage. How did our Japanese and American cultural backgrounds lead Teja to forget to kiss Barbara on their wedding day? Find out on Date Night with Barbara & Teja!
Homeownership: The Money Pit
Barbara & Teja have become a serious do-it-yourself power team! By necessity of course. This is what happens when you buy a 100-year-old house. Barbara gets drenched in the walkthrough. Teja becomes the Pillsbury dough boy. Still, even we know when to call in a professional!
What Should We Watch Tonight?
What should we watch on Date Night? It's a big decision. With much to choose from, where do we begin? Something old? Something new? Join Barbara & Teja as they try to figure out what to watch, while reminiscing about old favorites!
Barbara & Teja Take A Relationship Quiz!
So many years of marriage. How well do we really know each other? Join Barbara & Teja as they take a lifehack.org quiz for couples - a fun game for Date Night!
Sweet 16 & Driver's Ed
What have we gotten ourselves into? How did we get talked into a Sweet 16 party? It wasn't a thing when Barbara was 16 and Teja hadn't even heard of it in Japan. Oh boy! It's straight from there to driver's ed...Buckle up with us on Date Night.