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Hodge Podge: A Podcast About All Types of Things!

56 EpisodesProduced by Hodge PodgeWebsite

Hodge Podge Podcast is a whole lot of this and that! I feature interviews with individuals doing BIG THINGS! I am a children’s book author, writer, mom, military spouse and professional book reviewer. Tune into #HodgePodgePodcast to learn about top authors and their newly released books, artisans, m… read more

56 Episodes | 2018 - 2020

Brandon Foster- Family Time Comic Book Series Author

September 29th, 2020


Brandon Foster- Family Time Comic Book Series Author— joined me on Hodge Podge to talk about his amazing award-winning, family and faith-based themed comic book series.

Tommy Balaam— Captain Fantastic, UK’s #1 Children’s Entertainment Program, Author

September 24th, 2020


An interview with Tommy Balaam— Captain Fantastic, the UK’s #1 Children’s Entertainment Company, Author and Musician.

Darshaun McAway- Best-Selling Children’s Book Author, Host of WOWpodcast

August 16th, 2020


Darshaun McAway is the Best-Selling Children’s Book Author of the Anaiah’s Adventures Book Series and Host of WOWpodcast which features authors worldwide. He talks about his journey and gives awesome ideas and tips for …

Amanda Cottrell- Children’s Book Author & Educator- Teaches Kids Mindfulness and Empathy

August 5th, 2020


Amanda Cottrell- Children’s Book Author & Educator out of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, joined me on Hodge Podge to talk about her amazing picture …

Diane Scabilloni- Author and Speaker, Divine Encourager

July 31st, 2020


Author and Speaker, Diane Scabollini, Helps Children and Adults Shed Doubt and Find Hope through Faith. Listen to our conversation here!

UK Children’s Book Author, Tamsin Wood

July 13th, 2020


UK Children’s Book Author, Tamsin Wood weaves gorgeous fairytales to teach children important life lessons. Her books focus on the importance of kindness, bravery and friendship as well as healthy coping during times of …

Doctor of Soul- National Recording Artist Gregory releases new single, “Friday”

July 9th, 2020


Doctor of Soul- National Recording Artist Gregory releases new single, “Friday” 👏 Listen to our conversation about his extensive music roots and …

Ashley Marie- Children’s Book Author, International Educator

July 6th, 2020


Ashley Marie has created a beautiful children’s picture book— The Little, Big Rescue. Listen to our conversation about how she pulled from her …

Landis Wade- Retired trial Attorney Turned Charlotte Readers Podcast Host and Award-Winning Author

June 18th, 2020


Landis Wade is a retired trial attorney turned award-winning author and host of the popular Charlotte Reader’s Podcast. Enjoy our conversation about …

Camy Kennedy-Mexicanos: Mindset and Life Coach

June 9th, 2020


Camy Kennedy is a Mindset & Life Coach working with high achievers to create breakthroughs in health, wealth and love. With a background in …

Rae Marie Czuhai- The Green Chair Project, Raleigh NC

May 29th, 2020


Rae Marie Czuhai is The Green Chair Project’s new Director of Development— in Raleigh, North Carolina. Rae Marie joined the agency in February 2020 …

Hilary Iker- Professional Freelance Writer, FIDM Professor, Ashtanga Yoga, Los Angeles, CA Resident

May 20th, 2020


Hilary Iker has led a trailblazing journalism career with articles published in Fit, Fit Yoga, Prevention, Glamour, and more. Her first job was with Vogue Magazine in New York, New York. She has also worked with LA …

Porch Talk: Three Friends Discuss “Coping” During #PANDEMIC (while raising children/pregnancy)

May 16th, 2020


I recently had the chance to porch sit with my bestie neighbor, Miranda Crosby and our mutual friend Danica Thomas, to talk about the ups and downs we’ve experienced throughout the Covid-19 pandemic— and how we have …

Kellie Artis, Millie COO- Helping Military Families PCS With Ease in Partnership with Lowe’s

May 12th, 2020


Today, I chatted with the amazing Kellie Artis, Millie COO, who is helping Military Families PCS with ease in partnership with Lowe’s Home Improvement. #LetsPCSTogether

Melissa Vera- Adventures of Frugal Mom

April 29th, 2020


Melissa Vera is the creator and contributor of four beautiful and informative blogs: Adventures of Frugal Mom, Champagne Style Bare Budget, Reading …

Matthew Brown- Originalé The MC: #HipHop fueled by love of #God and #Family

March 21st, 2020


Matthew Brown- Originalé The MC: This Washington, North Carolina native feeds from his #faith, #family and #lessons learned growing up in a …

Monica Fullerton- Founder of Spouse-ly, Milspouse and Mompreneur- Connecting the Military Community

March 12th, 2020


An interview with Monica Fullerton, Founder of Spouse-ly— an Air Force spouse, momprenuer who has created a genius #startup #onlinecommunity to …

Jeremy Fiebig- Son of a Preacher Man- Talks Sweet Tea, Shakespeare and Fayetteville, NC

March 11th, 2020


Jeremy Fiebig- Son of a Preacher Man- Talks #SweetTea, #Shakespeare and Fayetteville, NC on Hodge Podge Podcast. We chat about Jeremy’s life dedicated to the #theater arts, his love of Shakespeare, life as a father, …

Seth’s Wish- Helping the Homeless and Hungry

March 9th, 2020


An interview with Lindsey Wofford and Stacy Graybill of Seth’s Wish- an amazing organization in Fayetteville, North Carolina that is helping the …

Erika Wallgren- Milspouse, Life Coach, Professor

March 4th, 2020


Erika Wallgren is a military spouse, mom, educator and life coach on a journey to help others find their dream job. Listen to my interview with Erika here to here more about the Career Development Coaching she provides.

Danica Thomas- Widowed Army Spouse, Military Suicide Awareness Advocate, Susan Tillis Foundat

February 25th, 2020


To say I am inspired by Danica Thomas is an understatement. She is a widowed Army spouse who survived her late husband’s suicide following his …

Shane McCarthy- Sandboxx Chief Marketing Officer

February 17th, 2020


Enjoy my conversation with Shane McCarthy, Chief Marketing Officer of Sandboxx, a United States veteran-owned platform that supports almost 2 million #servicemembers and their supporters throughout their #military …

Kelsy Timas- Guiding Wellness To the Military Community

February 11th, 2020


An interview with Kelsy Timas- founder and CEO of Guiding Wellness Institute in Fayetteville, North Carolina which is dedicated to guiding the …

Jenny Bell- Go Fayetteville! Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau

January 17th, 2020


It was only natural my first podcast of the new year would be with a delightful and brilliant woman who shares a mutual love of Fayetteville, North …

Katlin McFadden- Business Coach with NC CEED, Social Media Marketing Expert, Talented Artist

November 17th, 2019


I had the pleasure of speaking with Katlin McFadden, #BusinessCoach with the Women’s Business Center @CEED, #SocialMediaMarketing Expert, and Talented #VisualArtist and owner of McFadden Studio. Katlin brings her …

Tiffany Haywood- Award-Winning Blogger, Radio/TV Personality, Tech Guru, Business Consultant

November 11th, 2019


Today I was honored to speak with Tiffany Haywood who is a military spouse, mom to six children, and Award-Winning Blogger, Radio/TV Personality, …

Donna Sager Cowan– Award-Winning Children’s Author Debuts Book

November 7th, 2019


Interview with #California based #AwardWinning #ChildrenBookAuthor Donna Sager Cowan. We discuss the debut of book two in her Superhero School …

Ghost Tales of North Carolina

October 31st, 2019


In honor of the spookiest of days- Halloween- I share some of my favorite ghost tales and legends from my home state of North Carolina.

Jami McLaughlin- Mom on the Go! Community Developer & Spring Lake, NC Mayoral Candidate

October 29th, 2019


Jami McLaughlin is a visionary, active community partner and volunteer, mom on the go, and advocate for her beloved community of Spring Lake, North …

Kathy Coule- Beautiful Soul Captures Love In “Faces of Fay”

October 24th, 2019


Kathy Coule is an Army Spouse on a mission to capture ALL of the diverse “faces” and personal stories of the individuals of her community in …

Stephanie Starr: MS Warrior, Woman of Faith, Mompreneur

October 23rd, 2019


Today, I had the honor of interviewing one of my dearest friends in the world. Stephanie Starr is a #superstar whose light shines so bright. She has overcome amazing odds and blossomed during a time of struggle. She is …

Networking is CRUCIAL

September 13th, 2019


Networking is so crucial in a successful business. Social Media is a fabulous way to introduce yourself, find customers, etc. BUT, you cannot rely …

Natalie Spencer: Rising from the Ashes

July 16th, 2019


Natalie Spencer: Renaissance European Day Spa, Fayetteville, NC • Interview: Rises from ashes following devastation from fire in October 2018

Joann “JoJo” Yost: Survivor, Warrior, Inspiration

June 22nd, 2019


Joann “JoJo” Yost: Gold Star Wife, Breast Cancer Survivor, Mother, Business Woman, Guiding Light. This woman has an amazing, inspirational story. …

Interview with Wendi Iacobello: Strength 4 Spouses

May 18th, 2019


“Wendi Iacobello is an Army wife, former adult educator and Middle and High School Special Education teacher. Currently, she is a blogger, freelance …

A reading of Mommy’s Big, Red Monster Truck!

May 2nd, 2019


Anchor • A reading of Mommy’s Big, Red Monster Truck! I thought some of you might enjoy listening to my children’s book! Sit back and let me take you …

Spring is here!

March 29th, 2019


Spring is here in #fayettevillenc - Updates on my Mommy’s Big, Red Monster Truck journey and new budding partnerships with #GoFayetteville Blog and Fayetteville NC Bloggers Network

This is Me.

February 17th, 2019


An essay on self-acceptance and happiness.

What is Love?

February 17th, 2019


Anchor • What is Love? My thoughts on the true meaning of LOVE.

Writer’s Brain

February 8th, 2019


I’m suffering from WRITER’S BRAIN!!! Too many ideas, not enough time. A discussion of prioritizing, promotions, events, and life! #booktips #publishing #writerscommunity

Happy New Year

January 1st, 2019


2018 Reflections and happy wishes for the new year

Mommy’s Big, Red Monster Truck

November 15th, 2018


Mommy’s Big, Red Monster Truck is my debut children’s book. Learn more about it at and and …

Happy Halloween

October 31st, 2018


A short wish for a Happy Halloween 🎃

The Storm

September 18th, 2018


Hurricane Florence update #hurricaneorence #northcarolina

End of Summer Review

August 30th, 2018


An update on my small business: Nautigul: Custom Wood Art; writing endeavors; and interview on Hodge Podge to come

Why a podcast... why not?

July 19th, 2018


This is why I started a podcast. I blame my husband, Adam. It’s all his fault! 😄

I'll Always Love My Mama

July 16th, 2018


An ode to my mama, Julia Beth, on her 69th birthday.

You are a poet and didn't know it!

July 6th, 2018


My thoughts on poetry... everyone is a poet.

Fourth of July

July 5th, 2018


Fourth festivity and memories of days past

Summer Fun and Army Life

July 1st, 2018


Kinder Grad, Milspouse Life, Summer Fun, & Writing Update

My Brother, the Park Ranger

June 4th, 2018


A celebration of my brother, the park ranger and his 40th birthday on the Pamlico River; and a brief update on the progress of my children's book.

Memorial Day Thoughts

May 28th, 2018


Episode 4: A Memorial Day weekend trip up to Philadelphia; and Memorial Day thoughts from a Military Spouse

Making my dreams come true

May 19th, 2018


My professional and writing background... Writer turned Human Services Professional turned Writer.

The In Laws

May 19th, 2018


My inlaws: Philly natives and grandchildren of immigrants; my Philly Fanatic Husband; the Poconos; A brief update on my writing (Again, please forgive my very lazy southern drawl, mouth breathing, and rudimentary …

Home Sweet Home, North Carolina

May 17th, 2018


Hodge Podge is a podcast about all types of things. Mainly about writing, publishing, and life in North Carolina, coastal life, military life... and, …

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