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Susansnaps Cookies

In their final days of school, most college seniors celebrate with friends, prepare to start jobs, or plan where their adult lives will take them. But, two weeks shy of her Auburn University graduation, Susan Stachler received a shocking diagnosis. 

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Podcast – MaMere’s Guest House

In this episode, Emily McNulty and I chat about her dream job as the innkeeper of MaMere’s Guest house, a charming bed and breakfast in Monmouth, Oregon. We discuss the house’s history, how she stepped into this career, activities to do in the Willamette Valley, her love of baking, and Emily’s new thing.

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Beth Clark — Alabama Olive Farm

Over and over, I hear stories like Beth Clark’s. Her kids had flown the nest, she had extra time on her hands, and she craved a project. A sizable endeavor she could sink her teeth and energy into. And so, this dynamo started an Alabama olive farm. 

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Podcast – Erika Owen – Travel to Iceland

Someday, I’d love to travel to Iceland. In this episode, I chat with Erika Owen. The Brooklyn-based travel and design writer is an expert on all things Iceland. We discuss the best time of the year to visit Iceland, flaneuring, and must-see sights. Erika talks about puffins, cloudberries, silver foxes, lava tunnels, and the Icelandic dish she won’t eat again. I think you’ll hear some helpful suggestions, plus Erika’s one new thing.

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Podcast – Barb Heilman – UnbuckleMe

In this episode, grandmother and former occupational hand therapist Barb Heilman and I discuss how she invented UnbuckleMe, the handy little gadget that opens those pesky car seats effortlessly. We talk about her and her daughter’s successful Shark Tank appearance, the brand new Totebook car seat activity product, how it feels to enter the business world after 60, and her one new thing.

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