Fancy Free Podcast

Fancy Free Podcast

Joanne Jarrett
Oct 31, 2020 48 min

71. Sheena Melwani, My Favorite TikTok Artist and Personality!

Media artist Sheena Melwani tells us how her viral TikTok series began, tells about a crazy night out with a friend, opens up about a personal insecurity, and shares about the Spread the Joy Foundation, a charitable organization that provides activity boxes for children enduring prolonged hospitalization. Sheena's first "Interrupted" TikTok video (audio in episode) JP Saxe mirroring Sheena's video! Sheena's LinkTree (links to Sheena's YouTube Channel, Merch Shop, and mailing list) Sheena and The Real Indian Dad's Spread the Joy Foundation Fundraiser Spread the Joy Foundation They say that music has the power to get us through everything, and nothing could be truer for Sheena. An inspirational artist, Sheena Melwani has earned a reputation as a talented media artist. From live shows to tiktoks and more, she continues to find herself through her music and perhaps, most importantly, brings joy to many with her voice and laughter. Recently, her unconventional content has garnered over 2.5MM followers and over 100MM views across her social media platforms. Irrespective of whether you first came for the laughs, everyone agrees, this girl can sing! Things to Know: Join Fancy Free's private Facebook Group! It's so much fun! The question of the week is "What is your favorite phone app?" Click the Subscribe button so you don't miss a single episode! Leave a rating and written review! I will be forever grateful!!! If you have your own not-so-fancy story to tell, email me at [email protected]! Do it. It'll be fun! The best way to help Fancy Free reach more listeners is to tell a friend about it. Share the laughter! Thanks so much for listening, have a great week, and remember NO ONE is as fancy as they look! ~Joanne
Oct 26, 2020 25 min

70. Jerica Jech, Online Dating Coach

Online dating coach Jerica Jech tells us about an embarrassing first date story, a dinner party costume malfunction, and a high school nightmare. Jerica is loving the podcast Losing 100 Pounds with Corinne Jerica is a dating and relationship coach for women in midlife. She considers herself a ninja at online dating and at helping her clients find the 'good men' and do things differently this time around, changing their patterns for good. Check out Jerica's website, Love Coach Jerica. Find Jerica on Facebook , Instagram and YouTube. Things to Know: Join Fancy Free's private Facebook Group! It's so much fun! The question of the week is "What is your favorite phone app?" Click the Subscribe button so you don't miss a single episode! Leave a rating and written review! I will be forever grateful!!! If you have your own not-so-fancy story to tell, email me at [email protected]! Do it. It'll be fun! The best way to help Fancy Free reach more listeners is to tell a friend about it. Share the laughter! Next week we feature Stephanie Hall telling us an embarrassing story about a feminine hygiene product and a wardrobe malfuncion. Thanks so much for listening, have a great week, and remember NO ONE is as fancy as they look! ~Joanne
Oct 19, 2020 24 min

69. Katherine Gundlach on Photography, Wardrobe Malfunctions, & Bridge Jumping

Photographer and University of Montana student Katherine Gundlach tells us about a very public slip 'n slide debacle, a rookie mistake on her first-ever photoshoot, a runway wardrobe malfunction, and a stage nightmare. Katherine is loving her succulent of the month club and kitchen herb garden. Check out the Agile Goat Flower Farm Katherine Gundlach is a junior at the University of Montana who is studying Management Information Systems and Marketing while running her own photography business geared towards making women feel confident and empowered in a safe environment. Check out Katherine's website, Katherine Gundlach Photography Find Katherine on Instagram here or here. Things to Know: Join Fancy Free's private Facebook Group! It's so much fun! The question of the week is "What is the scariest thing you've ever done for fun?" Click the Subscribe button so you don't miss a single episode! Leave a rating and written review! I will be forever grateful!!! If you have your own not-so-fancy story to tell, email me at [email protected]! Do it. It'll be fun! The best way to help Fancy Free reach more listeners is to tell a friend about it. Share the laughter! Next week we feature Jerica Jech, an online dating coach for middle-aged women. Thanks so much for listening, have a great week, and remember NO ONE is as fancy as they look! ~Joanne
Oct 12, 2020 30 min

68. Tina Dierna on Her Incredible Weight Loss

High school social worker and weight loss coach Tina Dierna tells us about a Marilyn Monroe street grate moment and a terrible childhood nickname. Tina's favorite app is Urban Dictionary Tina thinks you might love Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce series on Netflix Jen Sincero's book series You Are a Badass Tina is a single mom of one amazing daughter who is shy, spunky and on the autism spectrum, making their relationship a bit hectic and comical at times. Tina is over the top, loud, and adventurous. Her daughter thinks she's crazy, and Tina thinks she's a tad boring. Tina is a high school social worker by day and a weight loss coach in her free time. She loves community, embracing others, and thrives off of conversation with life-minded people! Check out Tina's website, Mom Overboard. Find Tina on Facebook and Instagram. Our featured listener this episode is Patrick from The Big Seance Podcast Things to Know: Join Fancy Free's private Facebook Group! It's so much fun! The question of the week is "What is your favorite phone app?" Click the Subscribe button so you don't miss a single episode! Leave a rating and written review! I will be forever grateful!!! If you have your own not-so-fancy story to tell, email me at [email protected]! OR, go to www.fancyfreepodcast.com and click the record button! Do it. It'll be fun! The best way to help Fancy Free reach more listeners is to tell a friend about it. Share the laughter! Next week we feature Katherine Gundlach who had several funny stories regarding modeling, being a new photographer, and a very public slip and slide incident. Thanks so much for listening, have a great week, and remember NO ONE is as fancy as they look! ~Joanne
Oct 07, 2020 31 min

67. Avery Underwood on How to Live to 100

Nutrition and Lifestyle Coach Avery Underwood tells us about a very embarrassing incident involving nudity and a megaphone. She also explains the commonalities of cultures that have a disproportionately high number of people living into their hundreds. Avery is loving The Desperate Housewives New Girl Avery recommends coring the hairy end of the onion to prevent crying while dicing Avery is a Nutrition & Lifestyle Coach who helps people fall in love with themselves, their lives and food! She's a huge advocate for Sustainable Living and Social Activism and this is weaved into her whole practice, ethos and platform.. Check out Avery's website, The Colourful Coach Find Avery on Facebook and Instagram Things to Know: Join Fancy Free's private Facebook Group! It's so much fun! Click the Subscribe button so you don't miss a single episode! Leave a rating and written review! I will be forever grateful!!! If you have your own not-so-fancy story to tell, email me at [email protected]! Do it. It'll be fun! The best way to help Fancy Free reach more listeners is to tell a friend about it. Share the laughter! Thanks so much for listening, have a great week, and remember NO ONE is as fancy as they look! ~Joanne
Oct 05, 2020 37 min

66. Caroline Saunders on Her Inability to Play it Cool While Making New Friends

Writer Caroline Saunders tells us about so many funny situations that occurred in the midst of making new friends. She is hilarious and adorable!!! Caroline suggests using crib sheets to cover couch cushions while your kids are sick. Cute, comfy, and protective! Caroline is a writer, pastor's wife, and mother of three who believes in taking Jesus seriously and being un-serious about nearly everything else! She loves serving women through writing, through her church, and through a parachurch women's ministry she started with her best friends (StoryandSoulWeekend.com). Her LifeWay Girls study Better Than Life: How to Study the Bible and Like It is newly released! Check out Caroline's website, Writer Caroline. Find Caroline on Facebook and Instagram. Buy Caroline's bible study, Better Thank Life: How to Study the Bible and Like It! Check out Caroline's ministry, Story & Soul. Things to Know: Join Fancy Free's private Facebook Group! It's so much fun! The question of the week is "What is something really ugly that you wear on a regular basis?" Click the Subscribe button so you don't miss a single episode! Leave a rating and written review! I will be forever grateful!!! If you have your own not-so-fancy story to tell, email me at [email protected]! Do it. It'll be fun! The best way to help Fancy Free reach more listeners is to tell a friend about it. Share the laughter! Next week we feature Tina Dierna telling us about her Marilyn Monroe moment and her awful childhood nickname. Thanks so much for listening, have a great week, and remember NO ONE is as fancy as they look! ~Joanne
Oct 02, 2020 1 hr 0 min

Bonus 11: Mary Turner Thomson Tells Us More About Her Life Married to a Psychopath

Author Mary Turner Thomson tells us more about her life married to a bigamist, con man, and psychopath, as well as her life since it all came crashing down around him. "Have fun storming the castle" video clip. "Anybody want a peanut?" video clip. The Bigamist audible version. Mary Turner Thomson is an international best-selling author of the true-crime memoir 'The Bigamist' which was just relaunched under a new publisher on 15th September 2020. She is a motivational speaker as well as a publishing consultant (helping other people write, publish and promote their own books) and has a background in marketing and business advice. Things to Know: Join Fancy Free's private Facebook Group! It's so much fun! Click the Subscribe button so you don't miss a single episode! Leave a rating and written review! I will be forever grateful!!! If you have your own not-so-fancy story to tell, email me at [email protected]! Do it. It'll be fun! The best way to help Fancy Free reach more listeners is to tell a friend about it. Share the laughter! Monday we have Caroline Sauders who is SO HILARIOUS!!! Thanks so much for listening, have a great week, and remember NO ONE is as fancy as they look! ~Joanne
Sep 28, 2020 31 min

65. Stacey Simms on Having a Two Year Old with Type 1 Diabetes

Broadcaster Stacey Simms tells us about having a son with type 1 diabetes and a funny story from her early news anchor days. Check out her book The World's Worst Diabetes Mom. Stacey thinks you might like Bosch on Amazon Prime Check out a couple of Stacey's guilty pleasures: The Wonderful World of Disney on Disney Plus Hollywood Squares on YouTube Stacey's son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2006, one month before he turned two. She started blogging about her family's experience with T1D a few weeks later. She launched Diabetes Connections podcast in 2015 to educate and inspire about type 1 by sharing stories of connection. Her book, "The World's Worst Diabetes Mom" is a memoir/guide book where she shares her parenting philosophy of "not perfect, but safe and happy." She spent the first 20 years of her career as a TV anchor/reporter and radio host for local news stations. Check out Stacey's website, Diabetes Connection Find Amy on Twitter and Instagram Things to Know: Join Fancy Free's private Facebook Group! It's so much fun! The question of the week is "What is your favorite phone app?" Click the Subscribe button so you don't miss a single episode! Leave a rating and written review! I will be forever grateful!!! If you have your own not-so-fancy story to tell, email me at [email protected]! Do it. It'll be fun! The best way to help Fancy Free reach more listeners is to tell a friend about it. Share the laughter! Next week we feature Caroline Saunders cracking us up over her tendancy to be awkward with new friends. Thanks so much for listening, have a great week, and remember NO ONE is as fancy as they look! ~Joanne
Sep 21, 2020 41 min

64. Mary Turner Thomson Finds Out She's Married to a Bigamist, Con Man, and Psychopath

International best-selling author and speaker Mary Turner Thomson tells us about how she found out her husband was a bigamist, con man, and psychopath. The Bigamist by Mary Turner Thomson The Psychopath Test by John Ronson Mary is loving the television series Killing Eve Mary's pick for the best recent depiction of a psychopath is the movie The House that Jack Built Mary recommends the Edinburgh Book Festival Mary Turner Thomson is an international best-selling author of the true crime memoir 'The Bigamist' which was just relaunched under a new publisher on 15th September 2020. She is a motivational speaker as well as a publishing consultant (helping other people write, publish and promote their own books) and has a background in marketing and business advice. Check out Mary's website, Mary Turner Thomson Find Mary on Facebook and Instagram. Isn't Honey adorable?! Things to Know: Join Fancy Free's private Facebook Group! It's so much fun! The question of the week is "Have you ever been conned?" Click the Subscribe button so you don't miss a single episode! Leave a rating and written review! I will be forever grateful!!! If you have your own not-so-fancy story to tell, email me at [email protected]! Do it. It'll be fun! The best way to help Fancy Free reach more listeners is to tell a friend about it. Share the laughter! Next week we feature Stacey Simms who tells us some great stories about her early days as a television reporter. Thanks so much for listening, have a great week, and remember NO ONE is as fancy as they look! ~Joanne
Sep 14, 2020 35 min

63. Rachel Schelb James Bonds it Through the Underground of the US Capital Rotunda

Writer Rachel Schelb tells us several delightful stories including her super-secret James Bond-like US Capital Rotunda underground story! Rachel is loving the book The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander. She also is loving the docuseries The Food that Built America. Here is an example of the kid-friendly knives Rachel loves for her son. Here is the recipe for cake mix cookies! The Lost Sea underground lake in Tennessee. Ruby Falls underground waterfall in Tennessee. Rachel after a fire ant stings her eyelid at middle school church camp: Rachel is an introvert who frequently gets confused for an extrovert. She loves tacos, breakfast food, and kayaking. She is a pastor's wife and has been married to her best friend, Andy, for almost 12 years. They have two young kiddos ages 8 and 3. Rachel is incredibly passionate about the biblical call to show hospitality! Through her podcast, Love Well On Purpose, her blog, and guest writing posts, she helps remove the fear and stigma of hospitality and helps people intentionally love those around them well! Check out Rachel's podcast, Love Well on Purpose. Check out Rachel's blog, Rachel Schelb Love Well on Purpose. Find Rachel on Facebook and Instagram. Things to Know: Join Fancy Free's private Facebook Group! It's so much fun! The question of the week is "What is the craziest thing you've swallowed?" Sign up for the Fancy Free Podcast Newsletter to receive exclusive audio outtakes, bloopers, and sneak peeks! Click the Subscribe button so you don't miss a single episode! Leave a rating and written review! I will be forever grateful!!! If you have your own not-so-fancy story to tell, email me at [email protected]! Do it. It'll be fun! The best way to help Fancy Free reach more listeners is to tell a friend about it. Share the laughter! Next week we feature Mary Turner Thomson and her unbelievable story of discovering she is married to a psychopath. Thanks so much for listening, have a great week, and remember NO ONE is as fancy as they look! ~Joanne