23 minutes | Mar 17, 2023
Emily McNulty - MaMere's Guest House
In this episode, Emily McNulty and I chat about her dream job as the innkeeper of MaMere's Guest house, a charming bed and breakfast in Monmouth, Oregon. We discuss the house's history, how she stepped into this career, activities to do in the Willamette Valley, her love of baking, and Emily's new thing. In this episode, we mentioned: The Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival–This family-friendly festival runs from March 24-April 30, 2023. Plan ahead to see the acres of spectacular tulips. Adelman Peony Gardens—A beautiful sight from May 1-June 15, 2023 Transamerica Bike Trail The Geocaching app If you care to read more, here is another post on Willamette Valley travels If you'd like to visit MaMere's Guest House, call for more information or book directly on their website. I’d love to hear from you! Connect with me on Facebook or Instagram, visit my website, or email me at email@example.com You may also enjoy Brooke Jones and Random Acts of Kindness. Or Iceland Travels with Erika Owen.
24 minutes | Mar 3, 2023
Erika Owen - Travel to Iceland
In this episode, I chat with Erika Owen. The Brooklyn-based travel and design writer is an expert on all things Iceland. We discuss the best time of the year to visit Iceland, flaneuring, and must-see sights. Erika talks about the country's cuisine, wildlife, lava tunnels, and her one new thing. Erika is the author of two books: The Art of Flaneuring: How to Wander with Intention and Discover a Better Life Lawbreaking Ladies: 50 Tales of Daring, Defiant, and Dangerous Women from History Erika's recent Iceland travel articles have been featured in: Trip Advisor The Iceland Road Trip You Haven't Heard Of Conde Nast Traveler In Iceland, Slowing Down to Appreciate Folklore and Nature's Silence Design features include: Architectural Digest 3 Holiday Tablescapes to Inspire Your Dining Dreams Architectural Digest The Wiggle Trend Will Never Go Out of Style For more about Erika, you may enjoy this story. I’d love to hear from you! Connect with me on Facebook or Instagram, visit my website, or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org If you enjoyed this episode, you might want to check out Brooke Jones—Random Acts of Kindness or Barb Heilman—UnbuckleMe.
27 minutes | Feb 17, 2023
Barb Heilman - UnbuckleMe
In this episode, grandmother and former occupational hand therapist Barb Heilman and I discuss how she invented UnbuckleMe, the handy little gadget that opens those pesky car seats effortlessly. We talk about her and her daughter’s successful Shark Tank appearance, the brand new Totebook car seat activity product, how it feels to enter the business world after 60, and her one new thing. UnbuckleMe is available at www.unbuckleme.com and, in the episode, Barb shares a discount code for listeners. You may also purchase it at Amazon, Target, Walmart, buybuy BABY, and hundreds of independent retailers. I’d love to hear from you! Connect with me on Facebook or Instagram, visit my website, or email me at email@example.com You may also enjoy Brooke Jones and Random Acts of Kindness and Cindy Burnett and Book Recommendations.
20 minutes | Feb 3, 2023
Brooke Jones - Random Acts of Kindness
In this episode, Brooke Jones and I discuss her role at The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation and the resources her organization provides to communities, workplaces, families, and children. We also talk about the science behind kindness and how it affects the human brain, whether we give, receive, or witness kind gestures. She provides examples of how we can, in our everyday lives, lift each other up—and, as a result, feel better ourselves. Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week February 12-18. Random Acts of Kindness Day is February 17. Read about Dr. Bill Bellet’s 21-Day Positivity Exercise here. I’d love to hear from you! Connect with me on Facebook or Instagram, visit my website, or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org If you enjoyed this episode, you may want to check out Cindy Burnett's Book Recommendations or Marci Houff and Ovarian Cancer. Photo courtesy of Brooke Jones
24 minutes | Jan 20, 2023
Marci Houff - Ovarian Cancer Survivor
In this interview, ovarian cancer survivor Marci Houff and I discuss her surprising ovarian cancer diagnosis at a young age, the facts surrounding this sneaky and deadly disease, the steps she took to battle this cancer, ovarian cancer symptoms, and the non-profit she founded to spread information and awareness. The following episode was originally recorded for Mom’s Don’t Have Time to Move and Shake, a Zcast production.Ovarian Cancer Symptoms Bloating that is persistent Eating less, feeling fuller Abdominal and/or back pain Trouble with bladder and bowels In 2013, Marci founded Chic Awareness I’d love to hear from you! Connect with me on Facebook or Instagram, visit my website, or email me at email@example.com
27 minutes | Jan 13, 2023
Cindy Burnett - Book Recommendations
In this episode, Cindy Burnett and I discuss her bookish podcast, Thoughts From a Page, five outstanding first quarter book recommendations, other novels we've enjoyed, and much more.Cindy's five book recommendations are: The Sweet Spot by Amy Poeppel Dust Child by Nyugen Phan Que Mai Go as a River by Shelley Read Exiles by Jane Harper The Mostly True Story of Tanner and Louise by Colleen OakleyOther books we mentioned: Force of Nature by Jane Harper The Dry by Jane Harper The Mountains Sing by Nguyen Phan Que Mai Limelight by Amy Poeppel Musical Chairs by Amy Poeppel For author interviews and more book recommendations by Cindy Burnett, check out her podcast Thoughts from a Page. I’d love to hear from you! Connect with me on Facebook or Instagram, visit my website, or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org