Mid-Life Movie Review – Where’d You Go, Bernadette? : FH036 June 1, 2020 - Let's celebrate meaty roles for middle-aged women! We discuss 2019's Cate Blanchett film, Where'd You Go, Bernadette? Do you ever feel so overwhelmed and mixed up that you want to… More

Let’s celebrate meaty roles for middle-aged women! We discuss 2019’s Cate Blanchett film, Where’d You Go, Bernadette? Do you ever feel so overwhelmed and mixed up that you want to just disappear? So did Bernadette. We can’t wait for you to hear our opinions on this movie. Also featured in this episode: Susie’s diet-schmiet update and Angie’s first foray into socializing — maybe?

Diets-Schmiets — What We’ve Tried: FH035 May 25, 2020 - Susie's on a new diet to reset her metabolism; no, she hasn't killed anyone ... yet. This week we talk about the good, the bad, and the ugly of diets… More

Susie’s on a new diet to reset her metabolism; no, she hasn’t killed anyone … yet. This week we talk about the good, the bad, and the ugly of diets (fad and otherwise) over the years. Also featured in this episode: Susie’s family gets inappropriate with the original Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory movie, and Angie’s got some tooth-telling to do.

Our Annoying Habits, Amplified by Close Quarters: FH034 May 18, 2020 - We own up to our habits that are probably driving our families up a wall during this stay-at-home time. One of us is a sniffle-upagus, and the other cuts some… More

We own up to our habits that are probably driving our families up a wall during this stay-at-home time. One of us is a sniffle-upagus, and the other cuts some mean farts during TV time. Also featured in the episode: Susie’s lovin’ her new appliance, but could do without the delivery person’s, um, quirk; and Angie’s high on pain meds in preparation for a not-so-fun procedure.

Happy Mother’s Day, MOFOs!: FH033 May 11, 2020 - Whether you mother another human, a plant, a pet, or even yourself, being a mom can be such a love/hate experience. We share our motherhood ups and downs, and decide… More

Whether you mother another human, a plant, a pet, or even yourself, being a mom can be such a love/hate experience. We share our motherhood ups and downs, and decide we’re all some bad mama jamas. Also featured in this episode: Susie gets some disappointing news, yet remains hopeful; and Angie gives the scoop on some unfortunate poop.

COVID-19 “Beauty” Routines: FH032 May 4, 2020 - Do we really need a "beauty" routine if we're not leaving the house? Seriously, who's still wearing a bra? This week is all about the current state of our daily… More

Do we really need a “beauty” routine if we’re not leaving the house? Seriously, who’s still wearing a bra? This week is all about the current state of our daily attempts — or lack thereof — to be pretty and clean shaven. Also featured in this episode: LinkedIn thinks Susie should be a secret agent, and Angie’s hit the bottom of the barrel on reality shows.

What’s Your COVID-19 Alter Ego?: FH031 April 27, 2020 - Are you giving yourself the green light to do things you wouldn't have done pre-quarantine? Daily happy hour at 4:30, anyone? How about newfound healthy habits?This week we reveal our… More

Are you giving yourself the green light to do things you wouldn’t have done pre-quarantine? Daily happy hour at 4:30, anyone? How about newfound healthy habits?This week we reveal our COVID-19 alter egos, and the glory of baked goods and salty snacks. Also featured in this episode: Susie can’t help buying something that makes absolutely no practical sense during these times, and Angie gets her Beastie on.

Childhood Gen X-isms — Do You Remember?: FH030 April 20, 2020 - "That hunk is so choice. Totally." Yeah, there were definitely some words and phrases we used growing up in the '70s and '80s. Fer sure. We revisit some of those,… More

“That hunk is so choice. Totally.” Yeah, there were definitely some words and phrases we used growing up in the ’70s and ’80s. Fer sure. We revisit some of those, and also remember weird sing-songs and rhymes — you know, the ones we jump roped and hand clapped to back in the day. Oh, and the slumber party games (Bloody Mary, anyone?). Also featured in this episode: Susie’s faith in community has grown out of a disaster that affected a loved one, and Angie’s hooked on another cheesy reality show.

Parenting Adult Children, or The (F)Art of Letting Go: FH029 April 13, 2020 - How does parenting change when our young ones leave the nest? We sure don't want to get all up in their business, but it's HARD, y'all. This week, we chat… More

How does parenting change when our young ones leave the nest? We sure don’t want to get all up in their business, but it’s HARD, y’all. This week, we chat about the challenges and rewards of being a parent to our grown-ass children — and for that matter, what it felt like for US to be parented as adult children when we left home. Also featured in this episode: Susie wonders if any other family is as inappropriately silly as hers, and Angie finds ways to keep sane in this weird new world. Oh, and someone may have gotten her hands on a fart machine.

Busting Over-40 Myths, COVID-19 Politeness, and Bank Robbers: FH028 April 6, 2020 - Some "experts" think all our big life moments are over once we pass 40. Others think we no longer need to wear deodorant. We completely disagree about those and a… More

Some “experts” think all our big life moments are over once we pass 40. Others think we no longer need to wear deodorant. We completely disagree about those and a whole lot of other crazy mid-life myths. Also featured in this episode: Susie thinks a virus shouldn’t mean “no manners,” and Angie wonders if she should wear a bank robber mask.

Staying Sane During COVID-19 Insanity: FH027. March 30, 2020 - We're all in the same boat these days, and the ship's gettin' real tight, folks. This week, we share our own methods for shaping a new normal without killing everyone… More

We’re all in the same boat these days, and the ship’s gettin’ real tight, folks. This week, we share our own methods for shaping a new normal without killing everyone in our households. Also featured: creating order in disorder, and should we feel guilty eating all our isolation snacks in one day?