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Location:

Tucson, AZ

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BlogTalkRadio

Description:

Join Nancy Reid & Lisa Smith, the crazy mother-daughter travel team and publishers of BigBlendMagazines.com as they chat with guest experts, authors & entertainers, about virtually everything! Features the SPIRIT OF AMERICA TOUR in an effort to promote the full funding and protection of America's 401 National Parks. Listen Live Online on Sundays from 11am PST / 2pm EST, and Monday-Friday from 4pm PST / 7pm EST

Twitter:

@BigBlendMag

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Big Blend Radio: Nature Connection - Parenting, Climate Change & Wine

9/22/2017
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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 Nature Connection show. On This Episode: - Nature-centric Parenting with Linda Åkeson McGurk, author of “There's No Such Thing as Bad Weather: A Scandinavian Mom’s Secrets for Raising Healthy, Resilient, and Confident Kids (from Friluftsliv to Hygge).” - Climate Action in New Orleans - Michelle Pyne, New Orleans Director of...

Duration: 03:00:51


Big Blend Radio Locals Insider - Tucson, Arizona

9/21/2017
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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 special Locals Insider Show focusing on Tucson! Sprawled across the Sonoran desert valley at an elevation of 2,400 feet, and surrounded by four mountain ranges, Tucson is the second most populated city in Arizona, and is part of the Arizona Sun Corridor. Known as ‘The Old Pueblo’, the area is known for its rich southwest...

Duration: 01:32:00


Big Blend Radio: Shannon Kaiser - The Self-Love Experiment

9/18/2017
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Shannon Kaiser is the author of Adventures for Your Soul: 21 Ways to Transform Your Habits and Reach Your Full Potential, Find Your Happy: An Inspirational Guide to Loving Life to the Fullest, and Find Your Happy Daily Mantras: 365 Days of Motivation for a Happy, Peaceful and Fulfilling Life. She has been named among the "top 100 women to watch in wellness" by Mind Body Green, and she is a seven-time contributing author to Chicken Soup for the Soul and an international life coach and...

Duration: 00:36:39


Big Blend Radio: Fall Fun in Historic Springfield, Kentucky

9/18/2017
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Located in the heart of Central Kentucky, the land of Bourbon, Horses and History, this historic city of Springfield is the first county created in the state, and is the home of the oldest active courthouse and is known for being where Abraham Lincoln’s legacy began. Focusing on Fall, including upcoming Shows, Performances and Festivals, this Big Blend Radio segment features Stephanie McMillin - Executive Director of the Springfield Tourism Commission, and Eric Seale – Artistic Managing...

Duration: 00:44:38


Big Blend Radio: French Bread Pizza with Chef Ivan Flowers

9/18/2017
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Five-star Chef Ivan Flowers shares his Margherita French Bread Pizza recipe and cooking tips. A long-time Big Blend expert and radio guest sharing recipes and cooking advice, Five-star Chef Ivan Flowers likes to keep food simple and fresh! Though his food is influenced from countries around the world, he combines a love for French and Italian cuisine with a passion for Mediterranean – what he likes to call “global fusion”. This Big Blend Radio interview originally aired live on...

Duration: 00:35:57


Big Blend Radio: Parent Expert Sarah Ockwell-Smith - Gentle Discipline

9/18/2017
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More and more parents are discovering, that conventional approaches to discipline (such as praise & reward systems, punishment for bad behavior) often don’t work and can even lead to more frustration, resentment, and power struggles at home and in the classroom. Parenting expert Sarah Ockwell-Smith, discusses her new book “GENTLE DISCIPLINE: Using Emotional Connection – Not Punishment – to Raise Confident, Capable Kids”. In this pioneering approach, parents learn to break the cycle of...

Duration: 00:42:39


Big Blend Radio: Champagne Sundays

9/17/2017
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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 Champagne Sundays variety show. On This Episode: - The Self-LoveExperiment – Shannon Kaiser discusses her new book, “THE SELF-LOVE EXPERIMENT: Fifteen Principles for Becoming More Kind, Compassionate, and Accepting of Yourself” - Fall in Central Kentucky – Stephanie McMillin, Executive Director of the Springfield Tourism...

Duration: 03:02:25


Big Blend Radio: Vacation Station - Arizona to Oregon

9/15/2017
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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. On This Episode: - A Solar Eclipse Adventure – Travel writer Julie Cohn talks about her recent 10-day family road trip from Phoenix to Oregon for the solar eclipse, along with a little camping, glamping, hotel and park adventures. A member of the International Food Wine & Travel Writers...

Duration: 01:47:41


Big Blend Radio: Employment Law & Nature's Medicine

9/14/2017
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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. On This Episode: - Employment Law - San Diego employment attorney Ward Heinrichs Esq. discusses unemployment hearing issues in California. - Can We Measure a “Dose” of Nature? The University of Washington is leading an effort to research the health benefits of contact with nature. Hear about the research behind the framework...

Duration: 01:52:43


Big Blend Radio: The Family Coach Catherine Pearlman - Author of IGNORE IT!

9/11/2017
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Founder of her private practice The Family Coach, Catherine Pearlman, PHD, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker who has been working with children and families for more than twenty years, is an assistant professor of social work at Brandman University, and writes a syndicated column Dear Family Coach. This Big Blend Radio interview focuses on her new book, "IGNORE IT! How Selectively Looking the Other Way Can Decrease Behavioral Problems and Increase Parenting Satisfaction" This Big...

Duration: 00:42:17


Big Blend Radio: Writing Screenplays That Sell

9/11/2017
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Over the last three decades, popular UCLA screenwriting professor and co-head of the university’s acclaimed screenwriting program, Hal Ackerman has nurtured, mentored and collaborated with hundreds of aspiring screenwriting students, many of whom have gone on to successful, award-winning careers in the industry. Having recently retired from his regular classroom assignments, Ackerman has turned his focus to impacting a wider, global audience of both aspiring and already-working writers with...

Duration: 01:02:22


Big Blend Radio: Champagne Sundays

9/10/2017
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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 Champagne Sundays variety show. On This Episode: - IGNORE IT! Family Coach and syndicated columnist Catherine Pearlman, PHD, LCSW, discusses her new book, “IGNORE IT! How Selectively Looking the Other Way Can Decrease Behavioral Problems and Increase Parenting Satisfaction”, that offers actionable, proven techniques that will...

Duration: 02:10:39


Big Blend Radio: Locals Insider - San Benito County, CA

9/8/2017
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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 special Locals Insider Show focusing on San Benito County. Located east of Monterey in central California, San Benito County is the eastern gateway destination of Pinnacles National Park. This picturesque region makes for an ideal travel destination with outdoor activities such as bird watching and hiking, golf and tennis, as...

Duration: 01:47:56


Big Blend Radio: 8 Keys of Excellence - BALANCE

9/7/2017
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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 special 8 Keys of Excellence show with Bobbi DePorter – Co-Founder of SuperCamp & President of Quantum Learning Network, Dr. Jacqueline Eubany – author of “Women and Heart Disease: The Real Story”. Featuring a Hollywood History segment as recalled by Steve Schneickert, this episode focuses on the 8th Key of Excellence,...

Duration: 01:19:39


Big Blend Radio: Poetry in Parks

9/2/2017
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The National Parks Arts Foundation (NPAF) creates unique artist-in-residence programs within the National Park Service and other parks, and the programs are for all of the arts, from painting and photography to music and poetry. This Big Blend Radio discussion focuses on NPAF poet-in-residence opportunity, featuring photographer Tanya Ortega – Founder of National Parks Arts Foundation, and poet Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo, author of “Posada: Offerings of Witness and Refuge”, who will be the...

Duration: 00:49:14


Big Blend Radio: Superstar Drummer Cindy Blackman Santana

9/2/2017
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Superstar drummer, singer and songwriter Cindy Blackman Santana discusses her career and new single FUN, PARTY, SPLASH that features her husband Carlos Santana, and was produced by Narada Michael Walden. She also discusses the newSantana/Isley Brothers collaboration POWER OF PEACE album, that features her song 'I Remember.' Cindy Blackman Santana is a virtuoso drummer whose artistry spans the realms of jazz and rock. As a bandleader and as a musician, Cindy is a sound innovator with a...

Duration: 00:54:45


Big Blend Radio: A Toast to The Arts - Poetry & Art, Music & Entertainment

9/1/2017
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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 Toast to The Arts Show! On This Episode: - Poetry in Parks – Tanya Ortega – Founder of National Parks Arts Foundation (NPAF) and poet Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo, author of “Posada: Offerings of Witness and Refuge”, who will be the NPAF artist-in-residence at Gettysburg National Military Park. - Fun, Party, Splash - Superstar...

Duration: 02:24:01


Big Blend Radio: The Myth of the ADHD Child

8/31/2017
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Psychologist and learning specialist Thomas Armstrong, Ph.D., Executive Director of the American Institute for Learning and Human Development, discusses his newly revised edition of “THE MYTH OF THE ADHD CHILD: 101 Ways to Improve Your Child’s Behavior and Attention Span without Drugs, Labels, or Coercion.” In this fully revised and updated edition, Dr. Armstrong shows readers how to address the underlying causes of a child’s attention and behavior problems in order to help their children...

Duration: 00:51:12


Big Blend Radio: Hal Moore on Leadership

8/31/2017
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Hal Moore captured our attention when his exploits in the Ia Drang battle were recounted in his memoir We Were Soldiers Once…and Young and commanded our respect in the Mel Gibson movie "We Were Soldiers.” Now, the late General Hal Moore recounts his leadership lessons in the posthumous book "Hal Moore on Leadership: Winning When Outgunned and Outmanned”, co-authored with award-winning author and military historian Mike Guardia (Magnum Books). One of the greatest battlefield commanders of...

Duration: 00:46:31


Big Blend Radio: Country Rocker Marc Daniels

8/31/2017
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Country rocker Marc Daniels talks about his album ‘The Starting Line’ and latest singles "Redheads" and "Summer Song". Growing up in Spokane, WA, Marc Daniels starting playing the piano at an early age. It wasn’t until his early twenties that he began taking on a more active role as a singer and front man for several bands in the Pacific Northwest. With much success, Marc and his band members toured across the country and played at premier venues such as The Viper Room (Los Angeles),...

Duration: 00:44:54

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