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Viva Variety! Join Nancy Reid & Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team on the 'Love Your Parks Tour' and publishers of the digital Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine and Parks & Travel Magazine.

Viva Variety! Join Nancy Reid & Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team on the 'Love Your Parks Tour' and publishers of the digital Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine and Parks & Travel Magazine.

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Tucson, AZ

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BlogTalkRadio

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Viva Variety! Join Nancy Reid & Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team on the 'Love Your Parks Tour' and publishers of the digital Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine and Parks & Travel Magazine.

Twitter:

@BigBlendMag

Language:

English

Contact:

P.O. Box 90153 Tucson, AZ 85752 (520) 505-4074


Episodes

Big Blend Radio: A Toast to Music, Art, Wine, Shopping and Cooking

10/25/2020
Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Big Blend Radio’s Champagne Sundays show broadcasting live from Tallahassee, Florida. ON THIS EPISODE: - Special guest co-host Marisa China talks about the new styles of PortoVino tote bags and backpacks, as well Gnoments, a thoughtful and interactive gift for couples, families, and siblings. - Spotlight on the Southern Hands Artist Studio Tour happening Nov. 14-15 in Fayette and...

Duration:02:24:40

Big Blend Radio - Metal Music Mogul Jon Zazula

10/23/2020
On this episode of Big Blend Radio, Johnny Zazula shares highlights from his memoir, “Heavy Tales: The Metal. The Music. The Madness. As Lived by Jon Zazula.” Available now in paperback, and as a digital and audio download, “Heavy Tales” is a riveting tumultuous journey from renegade youth to Metal music mogul, with detailed accounts of the struggles and successes along the way. Find out how he created Megaforce Records, CraZed Management out of a flea market in New Jersey with his wife,...

Duration:00:47:25

Big Blend Radio: Employment Law and Online Communication

10/22/2020
Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine and Parks & Travel Magazine, for Big Blend Radio’s Success Express Business & Career Show, airing live from St. Augustine, Florida. On This Episode: - Employment Law - San Diego attorney Ward Heinrichs explains significant AB5 legislative changes that affect important employment constituents. - How Are Your Online Work Relationships? With many of us working remotely, Sarah...

Duration:01:59:23

Big Blend Radio: A Visit to Bloedel Reserve in Washington

10/18/2020
On this episode of Big Blend Radio’s Garden Gossip show, travel writer Debbie Stone shares her adventures in Bloedel Reserve, a heavenly oasis on Bainbridge Island in Washington State. One of USA Today’s 2020 Top Ten Botanical Gardens, Bloedel’s vision is “To provide refreshment and tranquility in the presence of natural beauty.” The Reserve is a horticultural treasure that has been internationally recognized for its refined gardens, natural landscapes and preserved forests. It was created...

Duration:00:33:28

Big Blend Radio: A Visit to The Farm at Spring Creek in East Tennessee

10/16/2020
This episode of Big Blend Radio was recorded onsite at The Farm at Spring Creek near Greeneville, in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee. Erin Turner talks about life on her family’s farm that's known for producing quality grass-fed beef, as well as the guest experience at their White Rose vacation cabin, an authentic log cabin that overlooks the pond. The rustic atmosphere is just what you need to unwind and have some peace and quiet. Explore the natural beauty and...

Duration:00:49:16

Big Blend Radio: Music, Law, Farming and Travel

10/15/2020
Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine and Parks & Travel Magazine, for Big Blend Radio, airing live from The Farm at Spring Creek in Greeneville, Tennessee. On This Episode: - After So Many DaysDocumentary - Husband and wife music duo Jim Hanft and Samantha Yonack discuss the documentary about their year-long tour to play one concert a day for 365 days. - COVID-19 Employment Laws - Attorney Ward Heinrichs explain...

Duration:01:58:30

Big Blend Radio: A Visit to Historic Odessa, Delaware

10/11/2020
Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine and Parks & Travel Magazine, for Big Blend Radio’s Vacation Station Travel Show, airing live from the Miller-Dunham House Bed & Breakfast in the small and historic, historic Odessa, Delaware. This episode feaures innkeepers Bob & Debi Schulman, and Brian Miller, associate curator of the Historic Odessa Foundation. Odessa is a charming small town that’s home to one of thirteen...

Duration:01:08:21

Big Blend Radio Food Wine Travel Fest - Texas Wine

10/9/2020
Unless you live in Texas, you may not have had the pleasure of sampling wines that are made in the Lone Star State. Texas ranks 5th in U.S. wine production, with over 400 bricks and mortar wineries, placing it behind only California, Washington, Oregon, and New York. While the largest winery density is in the Texas Hill Country, there are actually wineries across the state, including many outside of eight designated American Viticultural Areas (AVAs). As part of Big Blend Radio’s 2nd Friday...

Duration:00:32:14

Big Blend Radio Food Wine and Travel Fest - Rogue Valley Wine Country in Oregon

10/9/2020
The Rogue Valley is located in southern Oregon. Three towns, Medford, Ashland, and Grants Pass, garner the largest population in the area. From these cities, one can experience all the Rogue Valley has to offer, including Crater Lake, the wineries, other natural wonders, including many waterfalls and its numerous outdoor activities. As part of Big Blend Radio’s 2nd Friday Food Wine & Travel Festival with the International Food Wine & Travel Association (IFWTWA), Eli Matthews of Travel...

Duration:00:43:56

Big Blend Radio Food Wine and Travel Fest - Taste Alaska

10/9/2020
Juneau, Alaska stands on one of the largest wilderness areas in the United States. The largest US capital city by area, Juneau is a destination known for wildlife, fishing, glaciers, shopping, restaurants and artistic flare. As part of Big Blend Radio’s 2nd Friday Food Wine & Travel Festival with the International Food Wine & Travel Association (IFWTWA), Midgi Moore – CCTP, owner of Juneau Food Tours, talks about her culinary tours and brand new Taste Alaska! Box Subscriptions that offer an...

Duration:00:31:45

Big Blend Radio Food, Wine and Travel Fest

10/9/2020
Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Big Blend Radio’s 2nd Friday Food Wine & Travel Festival, airing live from from the Hummingbird Inn in Easton, MD. On This Episode: - Eric Levinson, innkeeper/owner of the award-winning Hummingbird Inn, a stately 1865 Queen Anne Victorian in historic Easton, MD - Margaret Davis Ghielmetti, a world traveler, two-time Moth StorySLAM winner, and author of “Brave(ish): A Memoir of a...

Duration:01:59:44

Big Blend Radio Travel - California to Arkansas and Pennsyvania

10/8/2020
Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Big Blend Radio’s Vacation Station Travel Show, airing live from Lancaster Ridge B&B in Ephrata, Pennsylvania. ON THIS EPISODE: - California’s Sequoia Country- Travel spotlight on fall and winter in Tulare County in Central California with representatives from the Sequoia Tourism Council: Sintia Kawasaki-Yee - Kings Canyon & Sequoia National Parks, Katie Wightman - Sequoia Parks...

Duration:01:50:43

Big Blend Radio Champagne Sundays Show - Music, Family, Pets and Travel

10/4/2020
Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Big Blend Radio’s Champagne Sundays Show broadcasting live as part of the Big Blend Radio Fall Festival Series, from Peach Tree City, Georgia. ON THIS EPISODE: - Rosie Reader - Maria Coder discusses her new play-based website RosieReader.com that’s filled with book-inspired activities and free printables for little kids to provide literary escapism, virtual resources for parents,...

Duration:01:59:47

Big Blend Radio: A Toast to The Arts and Parks

10/2/2020
Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine and Parks & Travel Magazine, for Big Blend Radio’s First FridayToast to The Arts & Parks Show, airing live from Peachtree City, Georgia. ON THIS EPISODE: - NC Arboretum - From the gardens and sculpture exhibit to the forest and trails, Whitney Smith shares what visitors can experience at the North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville. - Lyrics for Rock Stars - Author Heather...

Duration:01:59:28

Big Blend Radio: Travel - Louisiana to Florida and North Carolina

10/1/2020
Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Vacation Station Travel Show broadcasting live as part of the Big Blend Radio Fall Festival Series, from artist Andrea Faye Boswell’s Studio B in Peach Tree City, Georgia. ON THIS EPISODE: - Fall in Natchitoches - Arlene Gould and Kelli West share what there is to experience during the fall and early winter in Natchitoches, the oldest city in Louisiana. - The Magnolia Plantation...

Duration:01:50:59

Big Blend Radio: A Toast to New Music - Sun King Rising and Jimmy Williamson

9/27/2020
Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Big Blend Radio’s “Toast to New Music” Champagne Sundays Show broadcasting live as part of the Big Blend Radio Fall Festival Series, from Peach Tree City, Georgia. On This Episode: - Sun King Rising is the professional moniker of singer/songwriter/piano player John Blangero who hails from Port Isabel, Texas. Hear about his debut album “Delta Tales” releasing this fall through...

Duration:02:01:00

Big Blend Radio: Visit Erie, Pennsylvania - The Flagship City

9/25/2020
Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine and Parks & Travel Magazine, for Big Blend Radio’s Vacation Station Travel Show focusing on Erie, Pennsylvania. As part of our Fall Festival series, Chris Temple of Visit Erie gives a seasonal overview of all there is to see and do in Erie, the “Flagship City” that’s home to beautiful Presque Isle State Park, and known for its historic sites, outdoor recreation, wine and...

Duration:00:55:00

Big Blend Radio: Adventure's in North Dakota's Badlands

9/24/2020
Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter publisher team of Big Blend Magazines and full-time travelers on the Love Your Parks Tour, for Big Blend Radio’s Fall Festival “Vacation Station” travel show with travel writer Debbie Stone who shares how there’s “Plenty Good with North Dakota’s Badlands!” As covered in her article on NationalParkTraveling.com, Debbie talks about her adventures in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, that protects over 70,000 acres, spread across three...

Duration:00:49:00

Big Blend Radio: Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

9/20/2020
Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter publisher team of Big Blend Magazines and full-time travelers on the Love Your Parks Tour, for Big Blend Radio’s Fall Festival “Garden Gossip” show with John VanderHaagen of Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is a 158-acre botanical garden, art museum, and outdoor sculpture park located in Grand Rapids Township, Michigan. It’s Michigan's second most popular tourist attraction, one of the...

Duration:00:30:00

Big Blend Radio: A Visit to Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania

9/18/2020
Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter publisher team of Big Blend Magazines and full-time travelers on the Love Your Parks Tour, for Big Blend Radio’s Fall Festival “Garden Gossip” show with Patricia Evans of Longwood Gardens. Located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, Longwood Gardens is the most visited public garden in America, and spans 1,100 acres featuring 20 indoor gardens, 20 outdoor gardens, meadows, and woodlands showcasing more than 11,000 types of plants. In...

Duration:00:38:00