The Girl Next Door Podcast
The Girl Next Door Podcast
Kelsey Wharton and Erica Ladd
Two (former) next door neighbors, one awesome podcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
2021 Intentions
It's a new year and we look ahead with our intentions and goals. Our conversation includes how we made time and mental space for new year planning, how we want to bring our intentions into our days, and messages of encouragement for our future selves.Mentioned on the show:10 Questions For the End of the Year (Laura Tremaine)Naming What Matters in 2021 (The Lazy Genius)@thebeyoutybureauParenting Without Power StrugglesGravity weighted blanketsSchwinn IC4 stationary bike  Connect with us on Instagram at @higirlsnextdoor and on Facebook.Sign up for our newsletter and see show notes on our website: girlnextdoorpodcast.comWe love to get your emails: higirlsnextdoor@gmail.comYour reviews on Apple Podcasts really help the show - thank you! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Jan 12
37 min
Mini-Episode with Kelsey
Hi friends! We recorded a 2020 wrap-up episode but had technical difficulties with it and are still trying to recover the episode. Hopefully we can bring it to you soon! But in the meantime Kelsey recorded a quick mini-episode for you. She shares how she's making time and space to close out 2020, a couple of rituals she's putting in place now to welcome a new year, plus a few great podcast episodes she thinks you would enjoy.Mentioned on the show:Friendlier: Our year in books, 2020 Sporkful: New Year's Food ResolutionsThe Lazy Genius: My Favorite Discoveries of 2020How I Built This: Bobbi Brown, Lush CosmeticsConnect with us on Instagram at @higirlsnextdoor and on Facebook.Sign up for our newsletter and see show notes on our website: girlnextdoorpodcast.comWe love to get your emails: higirlsnextdoor@gmail.comYour reviews on Apple Podcasts really help the show - thank you! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Dec 29, 2020
7 min
Friendship During A Pandemic
Gosh we miss seeing our friends! In this episode we talk about what friendship during a pandemic has looked like for us. Plus we talk about holiday traditions we have with friends and what those will look like this year.Mentioned on the show:Friendship Landscapes (our previous episode on friendship)Holiday Home Makeover with Mr. ChristmasTommy John lounge joggersNursing nightgownTommy John lounge henleySmartwool light hiking crew socks Connect with us on Instagram at @higirlsnextdoor and on Facebook.Sign up for our newsletter and see show notes on our website: girlnextdoorpodcast.comWe love to get your emails: higirlsnextdoor@gmail.comYour reviews on Apple Podcasts really help the show - thank you! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Dec 15, 2020
39 min
Holiday Budgets & Christmas Cactus
Budgets might not sound very festive but having a realistic holiday budget can bring merriment. We chat about how we manage holiday budgets with our spouses. Plus we share ideas for affordable gifts and ways to give back to your community if you're in a position to do so. Happy holiday budgeting everyone!Mentioned on the show:Nikki McClure calendarsDressing recipeJingle Jangle movie Connect with us on Instagram at @higirlsnextdoor and on Facebook.Sign up for our newsletter and see show notes on our website: girlnextdoorpodcast.comWe love to get your emails: higirlsnextdoor@gmail.comYour reviews on Apple Podcasts really help the show - thank you! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Dec 1, 2020
38 min
Holiday Intentions & Dinosaur Feet
Today we're sharing our holiday intentions as we look toward the end of this crazy year. We share how we're really doing lately and how that's impacting how we approach the holidays. Then we each share our one word intention for the holidays plus how we'll make time for ourselves and the holiday things we're most looking forward to. Mentioned on the show:Honest AdventNespresso Advent CalendarFelt advent calendarHeel GeniusThe Christmas Album by Leslie Odom Jr.Another JohnnySwim ChristmasLast year's holiday episode: Ten Things We're Not Doing This Christmas Connect with us on Instagram at @higirlsnextdoor and on Facebook.Sign up for our newsletter and see show notes on our website: girlnextdoorpodcast.comWe love to get your emails: higirlsnextdoor@gmail.comYour reviews on Apple Podcasts really help the show - thank you! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Nov 17, 2020
33 min
Cookbooks & A Spooky Delivery
Combining our loves of cooking and books, today we're chatting about cookbooks. We talk about why we prefer cookbooks to online recipes and each share our tried and true favorite cookbooks. Plus we discuss cookbook storage, the cookbooks we love to gift, and the ones on our wish lists. Mentioned on the show:Joy the Baker cookbook and blogMagnolia Table cookbookHalf the Sugar, All the LoveBread and WineDinner: A Love StoryHalf-size binder Kelsey uses for her recipe binderCookbook holderSimilar to Kelsey's corner wall shelfSimilar to Kelsey's utensil bookendsCravingsShutterbean food blogMade It. Ate It. Loved It.Thug KitchenCooking Class kids' cookbookPerfect BarsNew York City Christmas puzzleInstant Pot wild rice soup Connect with us on Instagram at @higirlsnextdoor and on Facebook.Sign up for our newsletter and see show notes on our website: girlnextdoorpodcast.comWe love to get your emails: higirlsnextdoor@gmail.comYour reviews on Apple Podcasts really help the show - thank you! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Nov 3, 2020
40 min
Our Buying Habits & A Dangerous Muffin Pan
Under-buyer or over-buyer? From socks past their expiration date to an abundance of paper products, today we explore our buying habits (can you guess who's who?) and how they translate to our lives.Mentioned on the show:Over- and Under-Buyer quizPilot FriXion Clicker erasable pen Connect with us on Instagram at @higirlsnextdoor and on Facebook.Sign up for our newsletter and see show notes on our website: girlnextdoorpodcast.comWe love to get your emails: higirlsnextdoor@gmail.comYour reviews on Apple Podcasts really help the show - thank you! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Oct 21, 2020
39 min
School Update & Little Rollerblading Guys
We're sharing an update on how this very different school year is going for us. Erica is homeschooling her girls and Kelsey's boys are in an online program through a local charter school. We share the challenging, the pleasantly surprising, and our tips for making it work. Whatever school looks like for you this year we are cheering for you!Mentioned on the show:Life Updates & Text Your Spouse episode where we chat about how we came to our 2020 school decisionsThe Brave LearnerKidsBooks.comVTech kids digital camera Connect with us on Instagram at @higirlsnextdoor and on Facebook.Sign up for our newsletter and see show notes on our website: girlnextdoorpodcast.comWe love to get your emails: higirlsnextdoor@gmail.comYour reviews on Apple Podcasts really help the show - thank you! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Oct 7, 2020
44 min
Fall Extravaganza 2020!
Welcome to Fall Extravaganza! This is our 7th annual episode unabashedly dedicated to all things fall. So light a candle, grab something pumpkin spice, and get ready for fall on full blast.And speaking of fall traditions, we want to encourage you to take part in the most important fall tradition: voting! For information about voting including how to vote by mail visit Vote.org which explains everything clearly. We'll both be voting in the election this November and we hope you will too.Mentioned on the show:The Sweetness at the Bottom of the PieInspector Gamache mysteriesThe SearcherPaper bag apple pie (similar)The NesterFelt wreath tutorialOne Must Go Fall QuizScary Stuff & Biscuit CansThe Ellen Show scaresBrats and beer cheddar chowderChili with cinnamon from Run Fast Eat SlowLazy Genius podcast episode about creating a cozy fall homeLog cabin incense burnerGoodbye Summer, Hello AutumnJust Garland Etsy shop Connect with us on Instagram at @higirlsnextdoor and on Facebook.Sign up for our newsletter and see show notes on our website: girlnextdoorpodcast.comWe love to get your emails: higirlsnextdoor@gmail.comYour reviews on Apple Podcasts really help the show - thank you! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Sep 23, 2020
1 hr 13 min
Pandemic Self-Care
During this global pandemic self-care looks different even as it is evermore important. So share the ways we're taking care of ourselves across our physical, mental, spiritual, social, and emotional health. We hope you are finding ways to take gentle care of yourselves, friends.Mentioned on the show:Outdoor runs on the Peloton appHappy Planner Big Paper Punch 11 Hole PunchPlastic Book Binding DiscsConnect with us on Instagram at @higirlsnextdoor and on Facebook.Sign up for our newsletter and see show notes on our website: girlnextdoorpodcast.comWe love to get your emails: higirlsnextdoor@gmail.comYour reviews on Apple Podcasts really help the show - thank you! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Sep 9, 2020
39 min
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