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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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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: Still INN Business

4/9/2020
Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team on the Love Your Parks Tour and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for this episode of Big Blend Radio’s Vacation Station Travel Show broadcasting live from the historic Homestead Inn in Twentynine Palms, California. Inns, beds and breakfast, and boutique hotels across the country have come together to launch STILL INN BUSINESS, a preparedness campaign created amid COVID-19 social distancing in show of small business...

Duration:01:05:27

Big Blend Radio: A Toast to 29 Palms, California

4/9/2020
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 this episode of Big Blend Radio’s Happy Hour Show, broadcasting live from the historic Homestead Inn in Twentynine Palms, California. This episode features acclaimed artist Chuck Caplinger and his actress wife Holgie Forrester, and Breanne Dusastre of Visit 29 Palms.Located in Southern California, Twentynine Palms is the gateway to Joshua Tree...

Duration:01:40:38

Big Blend Radio: Lizzie Harrah of The Madisons - About Tomorrow

4/8/2020
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 this episode of Big Blend Radio’s Vacation Station Travel Show, broadcasting live from the historic Homestead Inn in Twentynine Palms, California, gateway to Joshua Tree National Park. Featured guest is singer-songwriter and keyboardist Lizzie Harrah of The Madisons, who will share some of the songs and stories behind their new album “About...

Duration:00:59:03

Big Blend Radio: Tom Mattson - Offbeat Adventures of a Curious Traveler

4/7/2020
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 this episode of Big Blend Radio’s Vacation Station Travel Show, broadcasting live from the historic Homestead Inn in Twentynine Palms, California, gateway to Joshua Tree National Park. This episode features traveler and author Tom Mattson who discusses his global adventures and new book, “The Other Worlds: Offbeat Adventures of a Curious...

Duration:01:12:57

Big Blend Radio: Singer-songwriter Deborah Crooks - The Department of the West

4/5/2020
Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for this episode of Big Blend Radio’s Champagne Sundays show, broadcasting live from the historic Homestead Inn in Twentynine Palms, Calfiornia. This episode features California singer-songwriter Deborah Crooks who discusses her music and latest full-length album “The Department of The West.” A follow-up to her 2016 EP “Beauty Everywhere” and her work with the band Bay Station who...

Duration:01:02:38

Big Blend Radio: Therese Skelly - How to Create a Business That Serves Your Soul

4/4/2020
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 this episode of Big Blend Radio’s Success Express Business & Career Show, broadcasting live from the historic Homestead Inn in Twentynine Palms, California, gateway to Joshua Tree National Park. On this episode, Therese Skelly discusses her new book. “Love-Based Mission: How to Create a Business That Serves Your Soul.” Therese is a mentor and...

Duration:00:50:24

Big Blend Radio: Queen Esther in Gettysburg National Military Park

4/3/2020
This episode of Big Blend Radio’s First Friday Toast to The Arts & Parks show features Queen Esther, who discusses her experience as the recent National Parks Arts Foundation artist-in-residence in Gettysburg National Military Park. A member of SAG/AFTRA and AEA, Queen Esther’s work as a vocalist, lyricist, songwriter, actor/solo performer and playwright/librettist led to creative collaborations in neo-vaudeville, alt-theater, various alt-rock configurations, (neo) swing bands, trip hop DJs,...

Duration:00:49:31

Big Blend Radio: The World of Travel Writing and Blogging

4/2/2020
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 this episode of Big Blend Radio’s Success Express Business & Career Show, broadcasting live from the historic Homestead Inn in Twentynine Palms, California, gateway to Joshua Tree National Park. This episode focuses on the world of travel writing and blogging with four members of the International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association...

Duration:01:02:30

Big Blend Radio Happy Hour - A Toast to Women

4/2/2020
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 this episode of Big Blend Radio’s Happy Hour Show, broadcasting live from the historic Homestead Inn in Twentynine Palms, California, gateway to Joshua Tree National Park. Raising a glass and sharing stories of noteworthy women in history in honor of The Year of the Woman, featured guests include Amy Dugan of Visit Greeley in Northeast...

Duration:01:19:26

Big Blend Radio: Author Tracy Richardson - The Catalyst

4/1/2020
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 this episode of Big Blend Radio, broadcasting live from the historic Homestead Inn in Twenytnine Palms, California. Featured guest is science fiction author Tracy Richardson, who discusses her upcoming novel “The Catalyst” (Brown Books Publishing Group, June 2, 2020). Marcie, a junior in high school, is spending her summer working at Angel...

Duration:00:49:25

BIg Blend Radio: Katie Burke - Urban Playground

3/31/2020
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 this episode of Big Blend Radio’s Quality of Life show, broadcasting live from the historic Homestead Inn in Twenytnine Palms, Calfiornia. Featured guest is Katie Burke, author of “Urban Playground: What Kids Say About Living in San Francisco,” that explores the experience of kids ages five to nine living in this city. . Just when the book...

Duration:00:39:14

Big Blend Radio: A Toast to Fiction, Music and PortoVino Views

3/29/2020
Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, along with special guest co-host Marisa China Hammerbeck of PortoVino, for this episode of Big Blend Radio’s Champagne Sundays show, broadcasting live from the historic Homestead Inn in Twenytnine Palms, California. Featured Guests: - Rayya Deeb, author of the young adult science fiction Seneca Society series, discusses both books including Seneca Rebel (Book 1), and Seneca Element...

Duration:01:34:42

Big Blend Radio: Debbie Stone - Calling All Wannabe Hobbits!

3/28/2020
This Big Blend Radio podcast (pre-recorded prior to the COVID-19 quarantine), features travel writer Debbie Stone who shares her adventures in Hobbiton in New Zealand, the famed movie set home of author J.R.R. Tolkien's hobbits. The Hobbiton Movie Set is a must for fans of "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings" trilogies. It's the country's only set left from the movies and attracts nearly 650,000 tourists and wannabe hobbits a year. The site is near the village of Matamata, about 110...

Duration:00:22:09

Big Blend Radio: Quality of Life During COVID-19

3/27/2020
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 this episode of Big Blend Radio broadcasting live from the historic Homestead Inn in Twenytnine Palms, Calfiornia. On this episode: - Bobbi DePorter and Charles Smith of Quantum Learning Network and SuperCamp, discusses the new Quantum Learning Mentor Program, a daily virtual 1-hour live session where students take assessment of their learning...

Duration:01:43:32

Big Blend Radio: Glynn Burrows - Family History and Crisis Opportunity

3/26/2020
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 this episode of Big Blend Radio, broadcasting live from the historic Homestead Inn in Twenytnine Palms, California, gateway to Joshua Tree National Park. On this episode: - Glynn Burrows, family history expert and owner of Norfolk Tours UK, discusses the historic ties connecting best-selling author, poet and Native American rights activist...

Duration:01:14:56

Big Blend Radio: Monique Allen - Stop Landscaping, Start Life-Scaping

3/26/2020
On this episode of Big Blend Radio’s Garden Gossip show, Monique Allen, Founder & Creative Director of The Garden Continuum, discusses her new book, “Stop Landscaping, Start Life-Scaping: A Guide to Ending the Rush-rush, Humdrum Approach to Landscape Development & Care.” Out now through Ingram Sparks, her book sheds light on how to transform landscapes into powerful places that can recharge our batteries, uplift our souls, and delight our senses. To get Monique’s “Picking Plants” e-Book,...

Duration:00:41:55

Big Blend Radio: Zakiya Hooker - Legacy

3/26/2020
On this episode of Big Blend Radio, award-winning blues singer-songwriter Zakiya Hooker shares the songs and stories behind her upcoming new album “Legacy.” On this album she produced, wrote all the songs, and composed all the music on the entire project. At first glance it would seem that Zakiya was born into the blues. After all, her father is the late great Blues Legend John Lee Hooker. Zakiya has pursued life and music on her own terms. Her music paints a broad swath in the styles it...

Duration:00:52:51

Big Blend Radio: Margot Carrera - Gardens Across America

3/24/2020
This episode of Big Blend Radio’s Garden Gossip features fine art nature photographer Margot Carrera who talks about her favorite and recent garden experiences. Hear the Gardens Across America interactive map story project that she assigned hosts Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith as part of their Love Your Parks Tour. You can be part of the project by joining the Big Blend Community Garden Experience Challenge, where together, over the next 20 months, we’ll collectively post 2020 photos from...

Duration:00:47:46

Big Blend Radio Musical Happy Hour - Jeff Kossack and The OtherHand

3/24/2020
This episode of Big Blend Radio’s Musical Happy Hour Show airs live from the historic Homestead Inn in Twentynine Palms, California gateway to Joshua Tree National Park. Featured guests are Southenr California based singer-songwriter / producer Jeff Kossack and guitarist Nick Kirgo, who will discuss their music, the songs from Jeff’s new album “Imperfect Valentine,” and, will play a the radio version of the award-winning and Amazon best-selling Spontuneous “The Song Game.”

Duration:01:00:00

Big Blend Radio: Chef Ivan Flowers - Spring Asparagus Salad

3/22/2020
On this episode of Big Blend Radio’s Eat, Drink & Be Merry Show, 5-Star Chef and Culinary Educator Ivan Flowers shares cooking and kitchen sanitization tips, and how to make his delicious spring asparagus salad recipe that also features red grapes, lemon, shaved Parmesan, and reduced Balsamic. See the recipe on BlendRadioandTV.com. Featured music is “Fresh Squeezed” by Johnny Mastro & Mama’s Boys. Thanks to PortoVino, creators of stylish wine tote bags, purses and bacjpacks, for sponsoring...

Duration:00:32:13