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Lisa and Sam Shake Their Heads At Us



E105 – A special crossover interview between I Shake My Head’s Lisa and Sam and us! We re-aired this PodFix Presents PodSix episode because it was such fun that we had to share! The six vague important questions that we were asked include (1) Is there any topic that the two of us won’t talk about? This brings up the sneaky listeners and sex talk right off the bat. (2) Do you have any regrets about what you’ve said on your podcast? Hello editing and haters! (3) What do we think of garden gnomes? The answer takes a big hilarious swinging turn! (4) What are your thoughts on switching to Canadian currency including loonies and toonies? What are loonies and toonies? We Americans get schooled! Be sure to hear Weens quote On Golden Pond – the Norms, Loon! (5) If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be? Find out what we both choose and its dopamine high. Plus hot dog talk, cinnamon buns, and salty v sweet foods. Finally (6) Would you rather go into the past or into the future to meet family? This question leads to family secrets, nature vs nurture, hot great grandpa talk, and who Weens was in a past life regression! Psychic medium Patti Negri, vampire Father Sebastian, the Padres baseball team, and Oprah make an appearance as we close it out too, so be sure to listen!

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Song credits: Mouse and Weens theme music by Julianne Eggold

We are sponsored by DREAM DINNERS. Get more balance in your lifestyle by joining Dream Dinners meal prep system. Save an average of $200 a month on groceries 20 hours a month shopping and prepping! Joelle has been using Dream Dinners since 2017 and tells all her friends about it regularly, so this is a tried and true life hack! Kids love the homecooked meals, it is fast, easy, and a no-brainer for busy parents.  It is not a subscription service so you can use it as frequently or as infrequently as you would like. Locations are nationwide. First time guests at the San Diego locations of Poway and San Marcos, use MOUSEANDWEENS99 for a $99 discount AND during the time we are in the purple tier, enjoy free delivery within 25 mi of the store. Sign up at https://www.dreamdinners.com and use discount code MOUSEANDWEENS99 at checkout!

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Thank you to our patrons for joining our family! If anyone else would like to be a part and get Mouse and Weens gear, bonus content, outtakes, ad-free episodes, songs, and shoutouts, sign up for a tiny $5 a month at https://www.Patreon.com/MouseAndWeens. We will kiss you right on the mouth…after vaccinations!

 


Dating During Covid, Ickrolled, Ellen, Gift Giving



E104 – What’s the biggest meme that Weens will forever associate with quarantine? Find out and learn all about hydration with Mouse’s larger than life water bottle. Or should I say Walter bottle?! We get updates on Hollywood starting up filming and Julianne’s job situation, and then we dive in to another session of Joelle Bugging Julianne About Online Dating. So many thoughts as we have an in-depth talk about relationships, being single, and finding a forever person. We talk about shyness and Jo’s science insecurity, and then jump in to Ellen’s underwear. That’s right, Degeneres fans. It’s time for another undie giveaway! Hear about the panty sending mishap as we segue into misinformed gift giving of Pearl Jam and wolf items. We end on sweet memories of our dad and get philosophical about happiness, finishing on the tv peeker Mr. Rogers.
Thank you to our listeners and wonderful patrons! (Hear your names in our song and Carla, Joyce, and Megan get special shouts in this episode!) Everyone, be sure to get in touch to be a part of the show. We would love to hear from you. https://www.MouseAndWeens.com

Song credits: Theme music by Julianne Eggold
Outro “Listen While You’re Cleaning” by Julianne Eggold and Dan Mahony

Voice actor: Matt Thompson
Promo: The Picture Show with Austin and Phil Rood

We are sponsored by DREAM DINNERS. Get more balance in your lifestyle by joining Dream Dinners meal prep system. Save an average of $200 a month on groceries 20 hours a month shopping and prepping! Joelle has been using Dream Dinners since 2017 and tells all her friends about it regularly, so this is a tried and true life hack! Kids love the homecooked meals, it is fast, easy, and a no-brainer for busy parents.  It is not a subscription service so you can use it as frequently or as infrequently as you would like. Locations are nationwide. At the San Diego locations of Poway and San Marcos, use MOUSEANDWEENS20 for a 20% discount AND during the time we are in the purple tier, enjoy free delivery within 25 mi of the store. Sign up at https://www.dreamdinners.com and use discount code MOUSEANDWEENS20 at checkout!

A transcript of this episode is on http://www.mouseandweens.com and video version on http://bit.ly/youtubeMW
Please follow and contact us via Instagram | Twitter | Facebook @mouseandweens
We’d love to hear from you about the show or just to talk at (858) 206-8746 or mouseandweens@gmail.com

Thank you to our patrons for joining our family! If anyone else would like to be a part and get Mouse and Weens gear, bonus content, outtakes, ad-free episodes, songs, and shoutouts, sign up for a tiny $5 a month at https://www.Patreon.com/MouseAndWeens. We will kiss you right on the mouth…after vaccinations!

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Mental Health Checkup and Wrestling



E103 – With the stress of being a busy mom of three, and the isolation of living solo especially during shutdown, we talk quite a bit about our anxiety and depression. This is a re-airing of a livestream event hosted by the Victims & Villains podcast. We were honored to be given an hour during the 24hr awareness-athon during which we talked about mental health, parenting, genetics, lifestyle, and what has worked for us to get through tough times. We go over antidepressant medication and anxiety-reducing tactics, talk about suicide trends, fatigue, and finding purpose. In this episode, we also laugh a lot (Weens falls off her chair right off the bat!), we talk a bit about Glow, Marc Maron, Love Fraud, and trivia questions (email your answers to win swag!).The stories continue with nose and boobie punching, women’s football team tryouts, Survivor auditions, stunt driving school, and starring in the Sega Fighting Vipers video game. Why does the pierced nose logo look so familiar?! And the fun highlight – we watch our avatar selves wrestle other podcasting women in the Cretin’s Guild Championship Tournament via their WWE 2K19 video game! How far does Mouse make it in the rounds? How about Weens? Do we get crowned Champion? How ’bout those outfits? For visuals, watch on our YouTube channel or the original on Cretin’s Guild YouTube. Thank you to Victims & Villains for hosting, to our listeners, to our amazing patrons that keep us afloat, and to our wonderful community of podpals. We love you.

CALL US IF YOU NEED A FRIEND TO TALK TO (858) 206-8746 and to hear that YOU ARE LOVED. And keep the resources SUICIDE LIFELINE (800) 273-8255 and CRISIS TEXT LINE 741-741 at hand for professional help. Getting the proper psychological and medical care is a priority because YOU MATTER.

Host: Victims & Villains
Promo: Cretin’s Guild

We are sponsored by Dream Dinners! Get more balance in your lifestyle by joining Dream Dinners meal prep system. Save an average of $200 a month on groceries 20 hours a month shopping and prepping! Joelle has been using Dream Dinners since 2017 and tells all her friends about it regularly, so this is a tried and true life hack! Kids love the homecooked meals, it is fast, easy, and a no-brainer for busy parents.  It is not a subscription service so you can use it as frequently or as infrequently as you would like. Locations are nationwide. At the San Diego locations of Poway and San Marcos, use MOUSEANDWEENS20 for a 20% discount AND during the time we are in the purple tier, enjoy free delivery within 25 mi of the store. Sign up at https://www.dreamdinners.com

A transcript of this episode is on http://www.mouseandweens.com
Please follow and contact us via Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube @mouseandweens
Please reach out to us about the show or just to talk at (858) 206-8746 or mouseandweens@gmail.com 

Thank you to our patrons for joining our family! If anyone else would like to be a part and get Mouse and Weens gear, bonus content, outtakes, ad-free episodes, songs, and shoutouts, sign up for a tiny $5 a month at https://www.Patreon.com/MouseAndWeens. We will kiss you right on the mouth…after vaccinations!

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Ratty New Year!



E99 – We’ve been Mousing and Weening since December 2017 so this marks our three year anniversary of the podcast! Thank you to everyone for supporting us and listening! We celebrate by talking all about the party that some Christmas rats threw in Julianne’s kitchen and futon and closet and lingerie drawer. We even get a pop-in interview (the sweetest ever!) with the pest control man who happens to interrupt our recording! All this hot rat talk naturally gets us onto the subject of men so we create some steamy Damon, DiCaprio, Martin and Banderas sandwiches. After some past Argentine boyfriend reminiscing, we jump back to reality and recap Christmas in Idaho. It was a great visit full of skeet shooting, holiday traditions, and Cowboy Denny bear poking. We segue into Juls’ story of an ex throwing her into a bear, and an injurious snowboarding photo adventure. And now that we’re back in California, we’re in quarantine and questioning bubbles. We are hearing about more and more people close to us catching covid, which is not a fun subject. Be careful everyone! Back to fun romantic memories of New Years and our goals for 2021. Ah, it’s fun to relive these Tahoe, New York, Times Square crowd stories. Remember crowds?! We close this with a shoutout song to all of the podcasts we’ve mentioned in past episodes. 

Song credits: “Shoutouts to Podpals 2020” by Julianne Eggold
Voice actor: Matt Thompson
Podcast promo: Pop Up Filmcast
Mouse and Weens podcast is part of the https://podfixnetwork.com
Special shoutouts: Happy Birthday Carla! Thank you Brian K. Lee for your big year end donation!

We are sponsored by Dream Dinners! Get more balance in your lifestyle by joining Dream Dinners meal prep system. Save an average of $200 a month on groceries 20 hours a month shopping and prepping! Joelle has been using Dream Dinners since 2017 and tells all her friends about it regularly, so this is a tried and true life hack! Kids love the homecooked meals, it is fast, easy, and a no-brainer for busy parents.  It is not a subscription service so you can use it as frequently or as infrequently as you would like. Locations are nationwide. At the San Diego locations of Poway and San Marcos, use MOUSEANDWEENS20 for a 20% discount AND during the month of December enjoy free delivery within 25 mi of the store. Sign up at https://www.dreamdinners.com

You can watch this episode on our Mouse and Weens YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgeuFSExQ2EaHYSG-s4sgZw

A transcript of this episode is on http://www.mouseandweens.com
Please follow and contact us via Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube @mouseandweens
We’d love to hear from you at (858) 206-8746 or mouseandweens@gmail.com 

Thank you to our patrons for joining our family! Hope you like our song in this episode to you! If anyone else would like to be a part and get Mouse and Weens gear, bonus content, outtakes, ad-free episodes, songs, and shoutouts, sign up for a tiny $5 a month at https://www.Patreon.com/MouseAndWeens. We will kiss you right on the mouth!


Things Are Getting Hairy



E77 – Well, Joelle’s well broke and we hear about the stress as she watches her property’s plants slowly die, a special kind of torture for a gardener! And Julianne catches us up on her frustrating hair moment and hasty Corona cut.  We segue into talking about HAIR during quarantine and the special problems we are all facing – roots, greys, colors and cuts! We interview our good friend Carla Reynolds, a local hairdresser with some thoughts, tips, and tricks during this do-it-yourself time. Should we use boxed color? Try new colors while at home? How can we deal with these roots growing out? How are hairdressers feeling about going back to work? Trimming  kids’ hair? After some more awful 90’s references (apparently we’re stuck), we pivot again into what is fondly called Culture Corner. We have two fun clips with Julianne’s friends: Matthew Stevens reads us a very hip poem of his, and Chris Osmundson gives us a book recommendation complete with character voices! Hear the grand finale song as Julianne sings us out with “The Magic Store” that you may remember from The Muppet Movie.

Thank you all for listening and we hope you will consider supporting Meals on Wheels, providing food and well-checks for seniors in need.

Promo: I Shake My Head

Special thanks to: Unpredictably Us podcast and patron Dana!

Song Credit: “The Magic Store” cover by Julianne Eggold and Joelle Reluctant Kohn

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Ahmad Ahmed Hassan, HGTV Yard Crashers Host and Friend



E76 – Meet Ahmad ‘Ahmed’ Hassan, DIY Network’s original host of Yard Crashers. He and Julianne have been friends since they were teens in northern California, and you won’t believe what he originally thought of Weens! Ahmad, also spelled Ahmed for television, tells us about his rocky start and how he turned his life around and became educated in horticulture. We hear his path getting discovered by HGTV and DIY Network, ultimately hosting gardening and landscaping shows The Dirt On…, Blog Cabin, Turf War, and his signature Yard Crashers which inspired multiple spin offs! We get some inside scoop about the background of his career, of how the show worked behind the scenes, his public work as a celebrity spokesperson, and owning his own thriving landscaping business. Ahmad answers some listener gardening questions about grubs, succulents, eucalyptus, tight jeans!, and tells us about the quirky eco-friendly way he has been bathing lately! This dynamic man is a standup dad, friend, and family member with interesting thoughts on religion and being raised a black man in America. His passion for integrity and hard work is apparent, and we know you will enjoy listening and getting to know Ahmad Hassan!

Video version available on YouTube

You can follow Ahmad for articles, updates, events and to contact his Ahmad Hassan Landscape Services on

Podcast Promo: Nerdy B*tches

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Song Credit: “Love of My Friends” by Julianne Eggold, available on JulianneEggold.com

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Patti Negri: Hollywood Psychic-Medium and Good Witch



E74 – We celebrate Mouse and mom’s birthday by going to the Hollywood hills to visit a good witch, Patti Negri, author and psychic medium to the stars…and to us! Patti shares her personal journey of how she learned to embrace her gifts of communicating with the dead from a very early age. She reveals some spiritual encounters on tv shows clearing ghosts from famous houses, channeling celebrities like Michael Jackson, and conjuring serial killers like that of the Black Dahlia. Then we get down and dirty with our own personal tarot readings and contacting our dead loved ones. Mouse gets a special bathtub spell to connect to her inner child, Weens discovers that her new love is waiting in a corner, and mom talks to her mother who reveals something very personal and vulnerable. Patti facilitates some very spooky-cool and extremely insightful connections to ourselves and to our loved ones who have passed on. And at the end of the episode Mouse gets unsettling news regarding our dead father and the lies that were told. Where will we go from here?  Patti gives some great tips on how to tap into your own psychic abilities, how to deal with imbalance and stress, and how to work toward happiness, all outlined in her book Old World Magick for the Modern World. Come on this journey with us as Patti lifts the veil between the world of the living and the world of the dead, and allows us all to peek in. You will be on the edge of your seat!

Podcast Promo: Naptime Nancy

Song Credit: “Bad Mama (Good Witch)” by Julianne Eggold

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Costa Corona Birthday



E73 – Costa Rica during the coronavirus outbreak? Weens finally safely returned home and talks all about her gorgeous but dicey girls trip. Even though there is a lot of laughing in this episode, we get into our feelings as we talk about how everything is going in our two very different lives. Weens is happy doing a solo quarantine in artistic solitude, while Mouse is juggling a full family household and attempting homeschooling with lots of unknowns. There are fun stories, dumb jokes, some tears, and a few nice takeaways. And being Mouse’s and mom’s birthday, Weens writes a special custom song to celebrate this weird year! Joelle’s pals also add some nice sentiments, so listen until the end! Hope everyone is hanging in there and we hope to bring you some solace and smiles.

Podcast Promo: Book of Lies

Song Credit “What A Day” by Julianne Eggold

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Fool Me Twice with Jules Hannaford



E72 – Imagine falling in love on a dating website, becoming involved in a long-distance relationship, and after finally meeting face to face, realizing that you have been catfished by a criminal and are in serious danger? This happened to teacher, author, and podcaster Jules Hannaford. After escaping, she documented this harrowing true crime story with a book and a successful 9-episode podcast called “Fool Me Twice”. We sit down with Jules to find out more in-depth details about her incredible story, learning some exclusive new details of her case never released before! We talk about her feelings around this relationship while she was at the height of it and what happened in the aftermath. Find out why Jules, later burdened with shame, chose to share her story, and learn some important takeaways on how to avoid romance scams and what to do if you find yourself in too deep with a con artist, scammer, or catfisher. We are proud to help deliver this story and to call Jules a friend. Please visit her website to support all her endeavors and join our Facebook Group for more behind the scenes discussions. Thank you!

  • Jules Hannaford’s podcast and book “Fool Me Twice” on www.foolmetwicepod.com
  • You can also find Jules hosting “Hong Kong Confidential” wherever you listen to podcasts
  • Video version of this episode on YouTube

Song Credit: “Chocolate Eyes” acoustic, written by Julianne Eggold, performed by Dan Mahony

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Awkward and Embarrassed



E71 – It’s easy to be awkward if you’re an Eggold sister,  we have come to find out. Hear the latest completely mortifying story that happened to Julianne at work. Is it a tall girl thing because of extra long limbs? Or is it just us? Joelle is famous for waving when people look away, and we are both guilty of just generally being big dorks. We call on our friends to help us commiserate and hear some of their stories too, most involving underwear! Then we make official our segment “Celebrity Stories That Go Nowhere”, underlining that awkwardness is rampant around stars! We end with a must-hear tutorial about handshakes, fist bumps, and that elusive cheek kiss. Tune in and join the fun by writing to us with your awkward and embarrassing stories! mouseandweens@gmail.com or DM on all the social media platforms @mouseandweens

Podcast Promo: Unpredictably Us

Song Credit: “Hallelujah I Love Her So” cover by The Coffee Shop Trio

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