I have found that when one is willing to drive 3+ hours and take all of their sewing supplies along with them in order to sew like a mad woman for only a couple days and then make the trek back, it is important to have something to listen to on that 3+ hour drive. Now, if you happen to have a friend who is going with you, GREAT! You can pass the time by chatting about quilt patterns, business ideas or general life stuff. I really hope that someday I have a travel friend like that. Until that time, because the radio is a little redundant and one can only listen to certain pop music so many times in one day PLUS reception gets a little sketchy out there in the boon docks, podcasts will be my go to listening choice for long road trips. (And in Texas, EVERYTHING is a long road trip, in fact, it’s at least 30 minutes to get almost anywhere in the city of Houston.)
I recently heard about a new(ish) podcast called She Percolates which launched in January or so and I eagerly looked it up and tuned in right before I left for my trip (after a harrowing 3 hours of waiting to actually get out of the city).
So listening to this podcast literally feels like I’m sitting in the room while Jen and Danielle chat about stuff that I am already thinking in my head! In fact, I don’t even really know how to describe it but when I heard the second interview which was actually Danielle interviewing Jen, I felt like what she described is practically my ideal life! I mean, Social Media Strategist!? I totally want to do that! Also, I love that she defined success not by how much money is made or status at work, but by being able to feel happy and spend time with friends and family. (Happy just happens to be my One Little Word this year.)
The format of the show is pretty awesome, the co-hosts spend roughly an hour chatting with women from various walks of life about what success means to them. In reality it is different to everyone based on where they are in life and that is a very strong message in their interviews.
They also have a Friday Coffee Chat series where it’s just Jen and Danielle discussing some topics that are important to them or have struck a cord on Instagram posts. I’m seriously hooked on this show!
I won’t ruin any more of the episodes for you, they are truly worth a listen! Who knows, they may even inspire me to get back to the gym and the treadmill so I have some uninterrupted time to listen! They already have 42 episodes recorded so I have enough to last me for quite some time (plus they are always recording more!)
Hope you enjoy the show!