Rachel Jacobs and Naomi Laguana get down and dirty talking about what it's really like to be a mom, a wife, and how did we get here?
info_outline Warm Fuzzies 03/28/2020
Warm Fuzzies Physically separated, but closer than ever, Naomi and Rachel find a way to do the podcast each from their own homes. The new normal of staying inside and socially distant is discussed. This is a very difficult state of affairs for naturally social ladies, but even in this crazy moment the world has found itself in, there is joy and laughter to be found.
info_outline What The Fuck Is For Dinner? 03/28/2020
What The Fuck Is For Dinner? This episode was recorded in the before time - before all our lives were turned upside down. It was the end of January and this was just a normal episode that producer/husband didn't get around to posting right away because he came down with the flu the next day. Meal planning is discussed, and the ladies explore why wives can bitch about husbands, but not the other way around.
info_outline The Grass Is Never Greener 01/23/2020
The Grass Is Never Greener On today’s episode the ladies get right into “The Grass Is Never Greener” theory, and how Caroline Calloway has leaked into all of out subconscious plus they discuss the importance of the work blazer and how to tackle The Big Three chores while being a busy working mom.
info_outline Public Outbursts 10/21/2019
Public Outbursts Rachel and Naomi discuss texting styles and the consequences of either texting or not texting right back. Also, having outbursts in public, going back to work and the ups and downs of hosting. Get ready for some peri-menopausal rage and lively conversations as the girls unpack these juicy topics!
info_outline How To Deal - Part 1 09/07/2019
How To Deal - Part 1 Rachel and Naomi along with special guest, friend of the pod and licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Maia Taub, discuss some various “ways to deal” with the daily stressors of life. The ladies chat about Gratitude and Manifesting and how to incorporate that into your daily life. Also in this episode: Trader Joe’s Tips!
info_outline Teens Are Toddlers 08/19/2019
Teens Are Toddlers Keeping with Season Four's shorter format the ladies only have two table topics...well, two "official" topics. Rachel and Naomi discuss how parenting teens is reminiscent of parenting babies and toddlers....everyone has an opinion! And Naomi breaks down where to splurge and where to save with her Beauty Tips.
info_outline Cheap Getaways 07/21/2019
Cheap Getaways Rachel and Naomi continue with the shorter format and in Life Coaching they discuss the importance of getting away and talk about some creative options on how to do so on a budget. And in TV/Entertainment they dig into Catastrophe, The OJ Simpson Trial and Dead to Me.
info_outline Wham Bam! 07/15/2019
Wham Bam! We are kicking off season four with a new shorter format. Rachel and Naomi will only discuss two topics, which of course really means 10 topics! In House & Home they will inspire you with their favorite household chore hacks and in Frugality they encourage you to "make your own" from your coffee to your cleaning products! The ladies will of course include useless tangents and tell revealing personal stories....
info_outline S3 Episode 5 - Life Transitions 07/01/2019
S3 Episode 5 - Life Transitions Rachel & Naomi are excited to discuss the ups and downs of going through a life transition. In Women’s Health they take a deep dive into feminine hygiene! In House & Home they talk about ways to give your home, and your life, a summer refresh! And in TV & Entertainnment they discuss some scripted, binge worthy, favorites!
info_outline S3 Episode 4 - Ladies Weekends! 06/16/2019
S3 Episode 4 - Ladies Weekends! Super delayed episode got lost in the shuffle of our very busy lives! The ladies discuss the many components of a “ladies weekend”, from the packing essentials to navigating the emotional landscape. And in the newest segment, House & Home, they discuss where to steal great decorating ideas! And in TV & Entertainment they get super Jewy with Shtisel on Netflix!
info_outline S3 Episode 3 - Live Show! 03/24/2019
S3 Episode 3 - Live Show! Wow what a night! Naomi and Rachel host their first live show to a sold out standing room only crowd! With a new introduction from the ladies, and conveniently replacing the part where producer/husband forgot his song with the song he meant to play (ah the joys of fixing things in post!).
info_outline S3 Episode 2 - Stage Fright 02/03/2019
S3 Episode 2 - Stage Fright The ladies discuss a variety of topics as usual (awkward encounters, texting, Vanderpump Rules, etc), but the big moment is at the end when Rachel confronts her stage fright (prompting a rare appearance from producer/husband) as the girls debate whether they will take advantage of an opportunity to do Housewifery live on stage at a local venue..
info_outline Season 3: Reset, Renew, Refresh 01/17/2019
Season 3: Reset, Renew, Refresh After an extended four month hiatus due to everyone just being insanely busy with life stuff, Naomi and Rachel come back to the warm comforts of Housewifery fired up and ready to talk about teen parenting, trips all over the place, tea ceremonies, setting your intentions for the year, how to breathe, and how to incorporate minimalism into your refreshed life. Of course that does not preclude talking about 90 Day Fiance, Trader Joe's, and beauty tips.
info_outline S2 Episode 13 - Back In The Saddle 09/06/2018
S2 Episode 13 - Back In The Saddle Naomi & Rachel discuss the trials and tribulations of getting back in the groove with school back in session! Rachel gives us an important period update. The girls dive deep into their health journeys. And they end the episode with a “boots on the ground” recap of Naomi’s visit to the infamous SUR! So juicy!
info_outline S2 Episode 12 - Journeys 07/14/2018
S2 Episode 12 - Journeys Naomi and Rachel talk about on their scheduling journey together after journeying through vacations and renovation staycations, then they discuss the women's friendship/jealousy journey that is a recurring trip they go on, a journey into minimalism is covered featuring ways to better edit your home decor, and then a journey into TV past is made by visiting older Vanderpump Rules episodes on Hulu. Trader Joe's tips returns, and beauty tips are hear to make you feel pretty.
info_outline S2 Episode 11 - Rectal Spasms 06/24/2018
S2 Episode 11 - Rectal Spasms Wow it's been a while! Everyone got super busy and where did the time go? Naomi and Rachel catch up on what's been happening the past two months, they interview Jeanee Ellenby, founder and proprietor of Roman Ruby Botanicals, there is a long conversation about rectal spasms, why it's important to spy on your kids, and a million other things that fall under the heading of #crisis... Don't miss this show!
info_outline S2 Episode 10 - Change Your Mood 06/24/2018
S2 Episode 10 - Change Your Mood How to change your mood when your are down, how to talk to another parent about their child's behavior, Naomi and Rachel provide the latest period update, summer wardrobe tips, trendy new phrases you can drop in your conversations, Vanderpump Rules, and Real Housewives of New York.
info_outline S2 Episode 9 - Frugality 04/22/2018
S2 Episode 9 - Frugality Naomi and Rachel discuss a recent bump in their friendship (all better now!) and introduce a new topic: frugality! Hot tips on creative ways to save money. Other topics in this episode include determining when it is the right time to outsource, a long list of items in women's health: fatigue, sleep, rest, being a martyr, what self car really looks like, saying no, cancelling plans and editing yourself, and finally in TV entertainment the ladies discuss body image as it pertains to reality TV stars.
info_outline S2 Episode 8 - The Family That Drinks Together... 03/10/2018
S2 Episode 8 - The Family That Drinks Together... A letter from a listener inspires a great discussion, Naomi and Rachel share their journeys through acupuncture, ways to be frugal are discussed, continuing the never ending discussion of Vanderpump Rules, and Erica Jane's period in Real Housewives of Beverly Hills is given a lot of attention
info_outline S2 Episode 7 - When Friends Fight 02/14/2018
S2 Episode 7 - When Friends Fight Naomi and Rachel talk about when friends fight (and discuss their own fights), how to eat healthy when out and about, Makeup tips, Trader Joes tips, Vanderpump Rules continues to rule, and This Is Us is blowing the ladies away.
info_outline S2 Episode 6 - Minimalism 01/21/2018
S2 Episode 6 - Minimalism How to make your home more simple: repurposing space, reducing clutter and getting rid of paperwork lying around. Vision boards/planner/journals as a way to get in touch with yourself, listener questions about life/work balance, hating your husband (sometimes!) and bonding with your step-child. Great salad tips & recipes, beauty advice about make up brushes, and in TV & Entertainment Smilf and Vanderpump Rules are analyzed in detail. We also get a beautiful acapaella song by mega-talent Petra Haden.
info_outline S2_E5_Live_Audience 12/22/2017
S2_E5_Live_Audience For the first time Housewifery has a live audience! Lots of fun is had with comments and advice from our amazing audience members. Discussions include some great tips in our life holiday entertaining, hostess gifts, Vanderpump Rules & Real Housewives of New Jersey and some really meaningful resolution lists for the New Year.
info_outline S2 Episode 3 - Little Changes With Big Impact 11/07/2017
S2 Episode 3 - Little Changes With Big Impact Some great tips on how to make a big impact in your life with little short cuts, streamlining, and editing. Also discussed: deodorants, pantry & freezer items, and the latest Siggy developments on Real Housewives of New Jersey
info_outline S2 Episode 2: Life Transitions 10/10/2017
S2 Episode 2: Life Transitions Life transitions are discussed - it's freaky thinking about becoming an empty nester, thrifty minimalism with food and sprucing up your fall clothing, the Shahs of Sunset, and for those that missed them: Trader Joes Tips, and Beauty Tips are back!
info_outline S2 Episode 1: The Power Of No 09/25/2017
S2 Episode 1: The Power Of No A new season begins on Housewifery with a little bit of a reset on our format: we're trying shorter shows, more often. On today's episode Naomi and Rachel talk about getting back into the fall season, hitting the reset button, the power of saying no, helping friends in need, and a great discussion about the Real Housewives of Dallas (and O.C. too!)
info_outline Episode 29 - Apologies 08/04/2017
Episode 29 - Apologies The ladies deliver shout-outs to iTunes reviewers and loyal listeners, have a long chat about the art of the apology, wonder if reality TV bad for your mental health, discuss Minimalism as a lifestyle, ponder Real Housewives New York and the breaking news about Tom and Luann, and conclude with a double header on beauty tips.