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Two (former) next door neighbors, one awesome podcast. Plus cocktails.

Two (former) next door neighbors, one awesome podcast. Plus cocktails.
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United States

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Two (former) next door neighbors, one awesome podcast. Plus cocktails.

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English


Episodes

Fall Extravaganza & Guardian Angels in Plaid

10/10/2018
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It's the episode that needs no introduction. But if we were going to give it an introduction we would say: Grab your pumpkin spice latte, find a pumpkin patch, and light all your fall candles: it's Fall Extravaganza! There's a thorough fall snack tasting followed by the annual fall candle blind sniff test, Falliday gifts, and discussion at great length of fall habits, activities, fashion AND MORE. You know what they* say, "It's not fall until it's Fall Extravaganza!" *Erica and...

Duration:01:23:23

Our Phones & Melon Talk

9/26/2018
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This episode is sponsored by Epic! a digital subscription library for kids in preschool through age 12 that we both enjoyed using with our kids. Listeners can get a two month trial of Epic! for free by visiting www.getepic.com and using the promo code NEIGHBOR. We want to make sure you know that our next book club book will be This Is How It Always Is so grab a copy and join us for the next Girl Next Door Book Club in November! We chat all about those indispensable and distracting devices...

Duration:01:20:40

Kindergarten & Moms Shaking Booties

9/12/2018
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This episode is sponsored by Epic! a digital subscription library for kids in preschool through age 12 that we both enjoyed using with our kids. Listeners can get a two month trial of Epic! for free by visiting www.getepic.com and using the promo code NEIGHBOR. We both sent little kindergartners to school for the first time this year so we're talking all about that sweet first school year. We chat about how to get kids ready for kindergarten and what the first day and weeks have been like...

Duration:00:53:12

Side Hustles & Hot Obsessions

8/29/2018
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We are side hustling ladies but lately it seems everyone has a side hustle. It can look easy and fun but that's usually not the whole picture. We've pulling back the curtain to talk about the side hustles we've had and what we have going on now – including this podcast and both of our writing careers. We talk about what we've learned, whether we make money from our side hustles, and what advice we have for side hustlers out there. Things we mention on the show: Erica's business, Lips by...

Duration:00:53:46

Book Club: An American Marriage

8/15/2018
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For summer book club we discuss Tayari Jones' novel An American Marriage about a newly married couple ripped apart by forces beyond their control. Connect with us on Instagram / @higirlsnextdoor and on Facebook. Sign up for our monthly newsletter and see show notes on our website: girlnextdoorpodcast.com We love to get your emails: higirlsnextdoor@gmail.com Your reviews on Apple Podcasts really help the show - thank you!

Duration:00:36:54

Home Efficiency & Minimizing Chaos

8/1/2018
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It's back to school season here in our neighborhood so we're chatting about home efficiency. From comparing calendars with a spouse at the beginning of the week to packing lunches early (and even outsourcing the task to kids!) we're sharing how we keep things running smoothly when life gets busy. Plus identifying some areas where we could use some help. Kelsey is loving her new gorgeous jewelry organizer from The Knotted Wood Etsy shop. Erica is OBSESSED with her new pink 30 oz Yeti...

Duration:00:55:34

Week of Dinners & Best Trash Day

7/18/2018
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We're inviting you to our dinner tables and honestly sharing what we ate for a week with our families (including what foods children refused and when our menu plans went off the rails). Things we mention on the show: Homemade waffles from the Joy the Baker Cookbook Pasta salad with roasted carrots Tofurky sausage Trader Joe's Southwestern Chopped Salad Egg roll bowl Better than tuna salad Quay sunglasses DIFF Eyewear Connect with us on Instagram / @higirlsnextdoor and on...

Duration:00:41:40

Our Outdoorsy Selves & Unstoppable Bikers

7/4/2018
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This episode is sponsored by Young Woodworkers. Listeners can get 50% off their first shipment of a Young Woodworkers kit subscription using this link: youngwoodworkers.com/nextdoor Thank you! We chat about how we spent time outside when we were kids and how we get sunshine and fresh air now with our families. We recount our best and worst outdoor memories (scary creatures make an appearance) and give advice for incorporating low-pressure outdoors time with your family. Things we...

Duration:00:45:53

Cars & Weird Driving Habits

6/20/2018
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This episode is sponsored by Young Woodworkers. Listeners can get 50% off their first shipment of a Young Woodworkers kit subscription using this link: youngwoodworkers.com/nextdoor Thank you! In this episode, we are talking all about the cars in our life: car memories from growing up, our first cars, the cars we drive now (and how clean or messy they are), and weird driving habits. Connect with us on Instagram / @higirlsnextdoor and on Facebook. Sign up for our monthly newsletter and...

Duration:00:49:03

Summer Wardrobes & Firm Bottoms

6/6/2018
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We evaluate the current state of our summer wardrobes, each share our five summer essentials, and discuss our bathing suit situations. Things we mention: Universal Thread racerback knit tank top A New Day flowy tank top 5" chino navy shorts from J. Crew Lululemon Energy sports bra Old Navy flip flops Havianas Lularoe Agnes and Dora Kelsey's Boden swimsuits: one (in navy/ivory stripe), two Swimsuits for All Jantzen Paula's Choice Resist moisturizer with SPF 50 Paula's Choice...

Duration:00:55:52

Book Club: The Heart's Invisible Furies

5/23/2018
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Join us for book club as we discuss John Boyne's rich, epic novel of Cyril Avery's life, The Heart's Invisible Furies. Connect with us on Instagram / @higirlsnextdoor and on Facebook. Sign up for our monthly newsletter and see show notes on our website: girlnextdoorpodcast.com We love to get your emails: higirlsnextdoor@gmail.com Your reviews on Apple Podcasts make us smile - thank you!

Duration:00:44:45

Tough Life Seasons & A Movie Starring Me

5/9/2018
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We reflect on the tough seasons of life that we've lived through, how we got through them and what we learned. We also chat about how we try to support friends going through hard times. Things we mention: How to offer sincere condolences What to say to a grieving friend How to write a condolence note Louise Penny's Inspector Gammache series Connect with us on Instagram / @higirlsnextdoor and on Facebook. Sign up for our monthly newsletter on our website girlnextdoorpodcast.com We...

Duration:00:57:58

Big Job Changes & Feral Cats

4/25/2018
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Kelsey shares some big job news - she quit her job! So we chat all about what it's like to quit a job to follow a creative passion. Erica shares her experience doing this several years ago and Kelsey shares details about how she came to her decision and what she'll be doing now. It will definitely include podcasting with Erica in the daylight hours. Things we mention: Conscious Clothing Earrings from ABLE Trader Joe's: toasted coconut granola + Greek yogurt with honey, salt and pepper...

Duration:01:08:37

Podcasts & Love Nachos

4/11/2018
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We're dishing about how and when we listen to podcasts, our favorite podcasts, and which podcasts hosts we'd love to hang out with in real life. Things we mention: Pocketcasts For the Love The Relevant Goal Digger The Mom Hour and their recent episode with an update on Meagan's divorce Young House Love Has A Podcast #AmWriting Happier in Hollywood Reply All Forever35 Friendlier Best of Both Worlds How I Built This Still Processing Note to Self Armchair Expert with Dax...

Duration:01:05:23

Our Hair & Unleashing the Mane

3/28/2018
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We talk about what our hair looks like when it's completely in its natural state and how we style it. Then we walk down memory lane and talk of hair styles past and what influences our styles as we were learning to manage our hair. We chat about how we care for and style our hair today, what our hair assets are and what challenges we're working with. Things we mention: Moroccan Oil Hydrating Shampoo and Conditioner Moroccan Oil treatment Bed Head Control Freak Serum Kristin Ess Air Dry...

Duration:01:30:30

Taking the Temperature of Your Life & Inbox Honesty

3/14/2018
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Cookies We enjoyed Joy the Baker's browned butter chocolate chip cookies from Kelsey's freezer. They are VERY good. Taking the temperature of your life Everyone needs to take time to step back and reflect on how things are going. We chat about how we each know when things are going well and what red flags tell us they aren't. We also share what we do keep this self-reflection time in our lives. Things we mention: Visualizing the Grand Canyon from Cup of Jo Playing Big by Tara Mohr Our...

Duration:01:19:33

Book Club: The Keeper of Lost Things

2/28/2018
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Sign up for The Friendly Reading Experience with the Friendlier podcast! Cocktail We sip on Trader Joe's rhubarb and strawberry soda with Caledonia Spirits Barr Hill Gin. Book Club We read and really enjoyed Ruth Hogan's The Keeper of Lost Things. It was a cozy book with rich characters and we would recommend it! Contrary to Kelsey's early expectations this is NOT a book about gnomes. Connect with us on Instagram / @higirlsnextdoor and on Facebook. Sign up for our monthly...

Duration:00:35:41

6 Things Happy Couples Do & Reckless Golf Carts

2/14/2018
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Join us for our next book club episode when we read The Keeper of Lost Things Cocktail Ginny Weasley: Barr Hill gin, freshly squeezed orange juice, Iconic Cocktail ginga syrup. Thanks for naming the cocktail, Abby of Friendlier! 6 Things Happy Things Do We each share our top three things we think help contribute to having a healthy and happy relationship. Qwixx is the quick and fun dice game that Kelsey loves. Obsessions Kelsey is obsessed with Hamilton after seeing the production....

Duration:00:52:14

Surviving the Cold Season & Bag Situations

2/2/2018
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**There is mild swearing in this episode as we describe our least favorite sickness symptoms. We're baaaaaack! We missed you! In this episode we chat about how our immune systems are holding up this cold and flu season. We also talk about what we stock in our medicine cabinet, our secret super power of swallowing pills, home remedies, and what we remember about sick days as kids. Stay healthy out there, friends! Immunity cocktail: a hot cup of fox tea (Trader Joe's fall harvest tea) and a...

Duration:01:10:45

Rerun: Behind the Scenes & Under Construction

1/17/2018
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Your podcast hosts have been seriously under the weather so we're bringing you a rerun of a favorite episode today - a peek behind the scenes at how we produce the show. We'll be back in two weeks with a brand new episode!

Duration:00:48:37