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?

Middle-Age and Body Betrayal, Weird Medicinal Side Effects, and a Clunky Reality Show: FH026 March 23, 2020 - What's going on with our loose bladders and sagging skin? We love our bodies, but sometimes certain parts and functions have a mind of their own as we age. We… More

What’s going on with our loose bladders and sagging skin? We love our bodies, but sometimes certain parts and functions have a mind of their own as we age. We gripe and also praise our middle-aged bodies and all they do (or don’t do). Also featured in this episode: Susie can’t seem to dodge strange side effects, and Angie’s lost 45 minutes of her life watching a clunky British reality show.

50th Birthday Hijinx, Spring Fever, and AARP Conundrums: FH025 March 16, 2020 - Angie turns 50, and has a very important question about Jell-O shots. We learn about throwing garbage at 30-year-old single men, and other bizarre birthday traditions from around the world.… More

Angie turns 50, and has a very important question about Jell-O shots. We learn about throwing garbage at 30-year-old single men, and other bizarre birthday traditions from around the world. Also featured in this episode: Susie confirms that 40 degrees IS the perfect coffee-on-the-porch weather, and Angie wonders if she should give in to the AARP “propaganda.”

Strange-but-True Childhood Fears, Tech Troubles, and Surprise Farts: FH024 March 9, 2020 - Gen X kids grew up with fears of nuclear war and having their face on the side of a milk carton. This week, Angie and Susie recall those, as well… More

Gen X kids grew up with fears of nuclear war and having their face on the side of a milk carton. This week, Angie and Susie recall those, as well as weird-ass fears of shoes, whales, and accidentally opening portals to hell. Also featured on this episode: Susie wonders why technology has to have so many remotes and inputs, and Angie can’t decide if loud farts are worse than the silent-but-deadly ones.

Mid-Life Role Models, Tiny Cauldrons, and Game Night Madness: FH023 March 2, 2020 - There's no shortage of middle-aged people out there kicking ass, and they inspire us! Seriously, Helen Mirren's a total fox with a heart of gold ... and who wouldn't want… More

There’s no shortage of middle-aged people out there kicking ass, and they inspire us! Seriously, Helen Mirren’s a total fox with a heart of gold … and who wouldn’t want Michelle O’Bama’s arms? Also featured in this episode: Susie’s gettin’ witchy, and Angie farted at game night.

Desert Island Wish Lists, Leatherface Love, and Project Runway Inspiration: FH022 February 24, 2020 - Would you bring Champagne as your only drink on a desert island? One of us would. How about a fancy adjustable bed? Yep -- one of us definitely would. This… More

Would you bring Champagne as your only drink on a desert island? One of us would. How about a fancy adjustable bed? Yep — one of us definitely would. This week we reveal our desert island wish lists, and Angie is a cheater. Also featured in this episode: Susie finds she underestimated a classic horror film, and Angie plans to sew some clothing (ass-less chaps?).

Un-Guilty Pleasures, a Creepy Hotel, and Tiny Houses: FH021 February 17, 2020 - Don't you think you should just like what you like -- no guilt? We do too! Own those donuts, yacht rock tunes, and cheesy Hallmark movies! Also featured on this… More

Don’t you think you should just like what you like — no guilt? We do too! Own those donuts, yacht rock tunes, and cheesy Hallmark movies! Also featured on this week’s episode: Susie may or may not have stayed at a haunted hotel, and Angie wonders where she’d put litter boxes in a tiny house.