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Welcome to Mixing Up Midlife, a weekly show for mid-lifers and empty nesters who want to shake up their middle years one challenge at a time. 

Part reality show, part audio diary and part cocktail hour, join us each week as we Mix up Midlife by doing the things we set aside while we grew our families and careers. 

Leave us a review if you enjoyed the podcast. As always, thanks for listening to Mixing Up Midlife, a podcast for women over 50 who are adventurous, curious and want to have fun.

May 13, 2022

Show Description: Would you wear a bikini? Terri & Melissa get ready to dive into summer with a discussion prompted by an article in the Washington Post, by novelist ….While Terri feels like her daily swim “bikini” is fine for her eyes and her pool, she’s not likely to invite the neighbors for a pool party...


May 6, 2022

When does parenting stop? Will you be the same kind of grandparent that your parents were? It seems like the answer is no, even when your kids buy their own homes and start their own lives, which made us think about our own moms and the kind of grandparents they were. We Tok about Women Over 50 making life interesting...


Apr 29, 2022

Sue-Anne Mayne is the founder of SisterStay, a friendly homestay community of personally verified 50+ women who open their doors to one another & make solo travel more accessible and less intimidating.

We’re obsessed with the possibilities!

Sue-Anne joins us for a Weekend Watch and gives us not only a cocktail, but a...


Apr 22, 2022

Melissa was *this close* to being a juror on the Johnny Depp trial. Not really, but she’s still salty that Fairfax County ruthlessly cut her from jury duty. Terri is serving end of May. Would you want to be on a high profile case? We talk parallel lives, then we circle back on the Ultimatum & our predictions. We...


Apr 15, 2022

How do you decide where to live, when you can live almost anywhere? Melissa is in the planning stages of a one month test drive of a new city. 

Terri rethinks the High School reunion question of take it or leave it. Maybe the challenge IS to go.

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