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Lighten Up #122: Knox McCoy

Today I’m talking with Knox McCoy, swashbuckling co-host of The Popcast with Knox and Jamie and author of the new …
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Lighten Up #121: Sophie Hudson

Today to wrap up our series Lighten Up about Pop Culture, I’m talking with Sophie Hudson, author of the new …
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Lighten Up #120: Osheta Moore

We are in our “lighten up about pop culture” series and today I’m talking with my friend Osheta Moore, pastor …
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Lighten Up #119: Kendall Ashley

Today as part of our “lighten up about pop culture” series, I’m talking with my friend and freelance editor and …
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Lighten Up #118: Shawn Smucker

Today I’m talking with novelist Shawn Smucker in our series “lighten up about pop culture,” about the books that have …

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Coffee+Crumbs: Parenting in the Buff…y

We decided to spend the apocalypse introducing our kids to our favorite TV show of all time, Buffy the Vampire …
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Coffee+Crumbs: On Cloth Diapers and Coming of Age in the Age of Coronavirus

My son just turned thirteen. His grand plans to take friends to a fully-immersive virtual reality experience are scrapped until …
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20 Ideas for Zoom Calls BESIDES Talking about Coronavirus

Greetings from my basement. We’re in week seven of lockdown and I’m noticing a pattern. I get so lonely I …
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Coffee+Crumbs: My One Night Stand with Meatless Grind

“Meatless grind sounds a lot like youth group-sanctioned hanky panky,” my friend and Coffee + Crumbs’ own Jenn Batchelor messaged …
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Coffee+Crumbs: Worn

“UGH,” I blurted, disgusted with my whole life or maybe just this kitchen chair with the worn grooves from the …