The Big Boo Cast
Authors / speakers Melanie Shankle and Sophie Hudson - also known as Big Mama and BooMama on their blogs - talk about all the important stuff: faith, family, friends, football, fashion, and food. Plus, of course, their hair.

In what is no doubt the complete opposite of a surprise, we had some sound issues with this one. We still don't know exactly why. What we do know, though, is that I sound like a loud talker and Melanie sounds like a soft talker who is trying to subtly communicate to me that I need to PIPE DOWN. So thanks in advance for bearing with us; we'll do our best to get that worked out for next time.

As for what we talk about, well, there's a lot: college baseball (Mississippi State is headed to the College World Series!), a new show Melanie really likes, famous people we follow on Instagram, some new music I'm excited about, and a few new skincare / make-up finds.

So basically, you know, some of our favorite topics.

Hope y'all enjoy!

Here's where you can get more info on the stuff / products / places we mention:

- Mississippi State and the College World Series

- Younger

- Riverdale

Ben Rector's Magic album (out June 22nd)

- Indigo Girls Live with the University of Colorado Symphony Orchestra (out June 29th)

- When Life Gives You Lululemons by Lauren Weisberger

- Band of Brothers 

- The Real Housewives of San Antonio (???)

- The BBQ chicken recipe Melanie mentioned on the last episode

- OPI Suzi Without A Paddle

- jane iredale Glow Time Full Coverage Mineral BB Cream 

Dr. Dennis Gross Hyaluronic Marine Dew It All Eye Gel

- e.l.f. Shadow Lock Eyelid Primer

Sponsor:

Simple Contacts (coupon code "BIGBOO" for $30 off your first order)

 

Direct download: thebigboocastjune152018.mp3
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On this episode of the podcast we talk extensively about Southern Charm and caftans. AS YOU DO.

We also chronicle some of our current, um, hormone-adjacent frustrations, recap what's happened for our teams so far in the college baseball post-season, and discuss some of our summer reading plans. Plus, Melanie brings us all up-to-speed on some highlights from The Bachelorette - and in doing so improves the quality of all our lives.

Hope y'all enjoy!

Here's where you can get more info on the stuff / products / places we mention:

- Chili Pad

- (Here is Coolio, in case you were confused.)

- State's huge walk-off win against Florida State

- Southern Charm

- Patricia's custom pet caftan

- The Bachelorette

- Southern Charm New Orleans

- Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin

- Love and Ruin by Paula McClain

- Fitness Junkie by Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza

- Go Ask Ali by Ali Wentworth

- Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

- Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman

Verdusa women's summer color block half sleeve split loose shift maxi dress (this is SO CUTE, y'all)

 Sponsor:

- FabFitFun (use coupon code BIGBOO for $10 off your first box)

Direct download: thebigboocastjune72018.mp3
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If you're in need of a little superficial to kick off your summer, this is the episode for you. We talk about nail polish, our nail-related frustrations, our favorite summer shoes, and all the reasons why we're embracing the caftan for summer 2018.

We also discuss the fact that, in all of our Enneagram 9-ness, we are not ever concerned with any details at any point in time unless we're talking about emotions. Because in that case we are HERE FOR ALL OF IT.

Hope y'all enjoy!

- Urban Outfitters bowtie slides

- Steve Madden black SLINKY sandals

- OTBT Nova Platforms

- Bussola Frida wedge (Sophie's FAVORITE summer sandals)

- The Magical Summer Caftan (discovered by Lisa Whittle) (deeply loved by Sophie) (for your inner Maude)

- Lisa Whittle's 5 Word Prayers Daily podcast (just FYI if you're looking for something really encouraging and beautiful)

- OPI Lisbon Collection

- OPI Funny Bunny

- The Playtex Funday Bra

- Closing Song

Direct download: thebigboocastjune12018.mp3
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