Episode 54: From Aussie Coasts to Hawaiian Shores, Part 2

In this episode we’ll continue diving deep into what it means to walk in confident joy even through difficult times, what it means to zoom out of your circumstance, and hear how Airpods and a certain piece of jewelry have enhanced Fiona’s life.

Verses About Joy

Psalm 4:6-8

Psalm 16:11

Psalm 71:23

Psalm 92:4-5

Proverbs 15:23

Isaiah 35:10

James 1:2-3

Romans 14:17

Romans 15:13

Hebrews 12:2


To study more about joy:

Blue Letter Bible


Rend Collective Song


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Episode 53: From Aussie Coasts to Hawaiian Shores, Part 1

In this episode, we’ll hear about daily life with four daughters, find out what it’s really like to live in Hawaii, and hear how a Greek word has helped Fiona stay encouraged and focused on what matters.

Rend Collective “Joy of the Lord”

10 verses to meditate on:

Psalm 16:11

Psalm 32:11

Psalm 30:5

Proverbs 15:23

John 15:11

Romans 5:1-5

Romans 15:13

Galatians 5:22-23

James 1:2-3

Hebrews 12:2

See Blue Letter Bible to dive in deeper to word meanings!


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Episode 52: The Tuscan Way Meets the PNW, Part 2

In this episode, we’ll wrap up our discussion of Tuscan inspiration for our lives and homes, hear about an epic racing tradition, and discover how a simple pancake brunch helped us savor our Saturday.

Episode 48: Coolest House on the Block

In this episode, we’ll make a case for knowing your neighbors, explore ways to make your home more inviting, and you’ll hear why I think you should temporarily boycott Pinterest before having a family over to your house (trust me!).

Episode 46: Wave Goodbye to Mom Guilt!

In this episode, we’ll talk about the pressure we face as mamas and how not to give into guilt, share fun summer highlights, and hear how new window sill paint can be a great source of joy (really!).

The Four Hour Work Week by Timothy Ferriss

Letter to Working Mothers: Stop Feeling So Guilty by Margie Warrell

Top 7 Mommy Guilt Trips and How to Handle Them by Evonne Lack

Why All of This Mom Guilt? By Jennifer S. White (article originally from Huffington Post but link now appears to be broken!)

Episode 44: The ABCs for Mamas, Part 2

In this episode, we’ll keep talking about how to easily remember to pray for our kids throughout the day, hear an incredible schedule tip from Joy’s mama, and hear why it may be wise to quit something on a Thursday.

Episode 42: Go Outside: O Canada Edition

In this episode, we’ll chat about all things Canadian, including my recent camping adventure with my cousins, and you’ll find out my favorite Canadian treats, including the random (but delicious) dill pickle chips.


The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss

5 Things That Make Canada a Very Different Place to Work Than the U.S.

Blue Zones: Lessons For Living Longer From the People Who Have Lived the Longest by Dan Buettner


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Episode 41: Go Outside: The Case for Saturday Adventures

In this episode, we’ll dive deeper into what it looks like to go on Saturday adventures as a family, and how to go about planning them hear a million reasons why we all thrive outside including a surprising benefit to our sleep, and you’ll hear my friend’s genius idea for a birthday party gift.