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A Podcast about fearlessly navigating life after 40…

Because Life Is An Epic Road Trip.

Buckle up as you embark on an adventure of a lifetime, handling the twists and turns of living your best life in the messy middle.

Recent Episodes

EO59: Taming the Holiday Frenzy with Shelley Merchant

EO59: Taming the Holiday Frenzy with Shelley Merchant

The holidays are here and you are most likely feeling the frenzy. You know the feeling. Too much to do, too many promises made, too many people counting on you. Oh yeah, and you also need to take care of yourself somehow. 

Sound familiar?

What if there was a better way to experience the holidays without frenzy?  Lucky for us, we have friend of the podcast and frenzy taming expert Shelley Merchant on today’s show. We’re going to be talking about tips and tricks to manage holiday stress, decorating and storage hacks, gift ideas and how to be good to yourself during this time of year. We invite you to hop in the convertible because this is a show you won’t want to miss. 

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EO58: Family Holiday Fun Both Near and Far

EO58: Family Holiday Fun Both Near and Far

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! In today’s mini-podcast, Janine gives you a few ideas for fun family adventures over the holidays.  If you’re looking to create new family traditions or if you just want to get out of town for a few days this episode is for you.

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EO57: Spirit of Giving with Shannon Rudder and Jennie Adamczyk of Providence Ministries

EO57: Spirit of Giving with Shannon Rudder and Jennie Adamczyk of Providence Ministries

Welcome to the Messy Middle Road Trip podcast. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: what are we doing for others?” For many people, giving is something that becomes a family tradition with time spent at a soup kitchen on Thanksgiving or sponsoring a family in need with gifts for Christmas. It’s important to remember that organizations of service have year-round needs. We’ll be discussing how we can find a cause that aligns with our hearts and what we can do to become an inspired philanthropist.

Today we are thrilled to have two amazing representatives from Providence Ministries with us. Executive Director Shannon Rudder and Director of Programs, Jennie Adamczyk are joining us in the convertible. We will learn about the woman that started it all nearly 40 years ago with the creation of Kate’s Kitchen which provides a warm meal to everyone, no questions asked. We’ll also discuss how to serve and support our local community organizations throughout the holidays and year round. This is an episode you won’t want to miss so hop in the convertible and let’s hit the road.

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