Adventurous, Curious & Fun After 50


June 17, 2022

125. Should You Start A Youtube Channel After 50?

Terri & Melissa have set forth their summer challenge: Start a YouTube channel! Can they do it without making too much work for themselves and should they do it at all? If you identify as a woman in her 50s …

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June 10, 2022

124. Gatekeeping Kate Bush and Stranger Things

Why would anyone want to "gate-keep" the genius that is Kate Bush? Stranger Things featured the 1985 classic in the Season 4 episode Dear Billy and then TikTok took over, with younger creators claiming they "own" Kate Bush and are …

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June 3, 2022

123. Coastal Grandmother Is Nothing New

Coastal Grandmother may be a newly coined term, but the aesthetic has been around for ages. Terri & Melissa are back together (virtually), after Melissa's real and true vacation on Cape Cod.What is Coastal Grandmother and why has the term …

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May 27, 2022

122. Living Large In Your Own Story with Mary V

We've got author, blogger and friend, Mary V back on the show! We talk about her focus on sharing stories of women over 50 who are living large in their own contentedness. We talk about social media, visibility and a …

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May 13, 2022

121. Facing Your Swim Body: Bikinis After 50

Show Description: Would you wear a bikini? Terri & Melissa get ready to dive into summer with a discussion prompted by an article in the Washington Post, by novelist ….While Terri feels like her daily swim “bikini” is fine for …

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May 6, 2022

120. Are You Ever Done Parenting?

When does parenting stop? Will you be the same kind of grandparent that your parents were? It seems like the answer is no, even when your kids buy their own homes and start their own lives, which made us think …

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April 29, 2022

119. Women Over 50, Meet A Friend You Haven't Met Yet : Sister Stay

Sue-Anne Mayne is the founder of SisterStay, a friendly homestay community of personally verified 50+ women who open their doors to one another & make solo travel more accessible and less intimidating. We’re obsessed with the possibilities!...

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April 22, 2022

118. Johnny Depp & Jury Duty

Melissa was *this close* to being a juror on the Johnny Depp trial. Not really, but she’s still salty that Fairfax County ruthlessly cut her from jury duty. Terri is serving end of May. Would you want to be on …

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April 15, 2022

117. Taking A New City For A Test Drive & The Ultimatum

How do you decide where to live, when you can live almost anywhere? Melissa is in the planning stages of a one month test drive of a new city. Terri rethinks the High School reunion question of take it or …

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April 8, 2022

116. Living For The Obituary and 80's Fashion

What if we dared ourselves to do things to make our obituaries more interesting? It's not a sad or as morbid as you might think. We share our thought on a Colorado woman who did just that and tried out …

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April 1, 2022

115. Oscars and Bridgerton and TikTok, OH MY!

Terri & Melissa talk about the slap heard 'round the world, Bridgerton, CSAs, plant propagation and so much more on today's episode. Terri is a fan of TIkTok for learning and has felt the shame of scrolling for a bit …

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March 25, 2022

114. High School Reunion-Take It or Leave It?

Even if you loved high school, do you still show up for your 40th reunion or is memory lane a dead end? We talk reunions, friend groups and more- like what exactly are we learning about on TikTok. Of course, …

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March 18, 2022

113. Can the Enneagram Tell Us Anything We Don’t Already Know?

Terri & Melissa do a toe dip into the Enneagram and wonder about it’s usefulness, but if you’re an expert and want to help us figure it out, we’re here for it. Can anyone help Melissa with her OCD Wordle …

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March 11, 2022

112. Can You Be Ageist Against Yourself?

Can You Be Ageist Against Yourself? In today’s show, Melissa & Terri catch up and talk about an encounter Terri had with an acquaintance. When someone asks you how you are, should you tell them the truth in that moment, …

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March 4, 2022

111. Is Love Blind?

Can two people fall in love just by talking? What happens if there's no spark when they meet? Melissa and Terri watch and discuss. Have an opinion? Mix It Up with Us : Leave us a review if you enjoyed …

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Feb. 25, 2022

110.Snowbird's The Word- A Where To Live Quiz

Do Snowbirds Know What's Up? Maybe They're onto something! Melissa is back from vacation and we talk about finding the right place to spend a few weeks or even months during the winter. Can a food quiz help us figure …

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Feb. 18, 2022

How to Hygge in 10 Easy Steps

Is Hygge still a thing? We may be late to the party, but we think this might make the rest of the winter brighter. Listen for the 10 steps to make your space a bit more hyggeligt. RESOURCES AND SOURCES …

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Feb. 11, 2022

108. Is a Boudoir Photo Shoot for You? With Linda McCarthy

Think that a boudoir photo shoot is for your partner? Think again! Listen to hear why this shoot is all about empowering YOU! Photographer Linda McCarthy tells us how this art form can not only empower women in their 50’s …

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Feb. 4, 2022

107. We Still Tok About Bruno

On today’s episode, Terri & Melissa talk about how making getting dressed a form of self care isn’t as easy as it could be and like our guest said, IT’S A PRACTICE. Our weekend watch of Gilded Age led us …

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Jan. 28, 2022

106. And Just Like That, We've Got A Problem

On today’s episode, Terri & Melissa talk about the disaster that is the Sex In The City reboot, And Just Like That. Everything about this series has been disappointing and frustrating and we couldn’t help but wonder who are these …

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Jan. 21, 2022

105. Through Hiking After 50: Lessons From The Wander Women

Inspirational Women Doing Incredible Things After 50 Is Hiking/ backpacking/ LASH (Long A$$ Section Hikes) one of your goals for 2022? Even if it’s not on your list of things to do, you’ll want to listen to today’s episode with …

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Jan. 14, 2022

104. How to Make Getting Dressed a Nourishing Experience

with personal stylist, Elysha Lenkin

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Jan. 7, 2022

103.New Year, New Goals, What's New?

Welcome Back! 2022 is coming in hot and like everyone else, we've got goals, plans, a non-bucket list-list of things we'd like to achieve or do. (Is there a difference?) We will be continuing to create challenges & adventures for …

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Dec. 31, 2021

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year. We're taking the day off, but will be back next week with a brand new show! Get in touch with us here: Follow Terri on Follow Melissa on Join the : Visit the Maybe find us on …

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