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Welcome to Mixing Up Midlife, a weekly show for women in their 50's and beyond who want to explore this incredible age by being more adventurous and more curious. 
Each week Terri and Melissa talk about what matters most to empty-nesters and mid-life women.
Part reality show, part audio diary and part cocktail hour, this show is about remembering how to have fun in midlife.

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May 31, 2024

Today we’re sitting down with award-winning author Jeanne Blasberg to discuss Jeanne's journey from writing successful novels like 'The Nine' and 'Eden’, to embracing a new life as a regenerative farmer in Wisconsin. Jeanne talks about the challenges and rewards of farming, the importance of curiosity and trying new things, and how her experiences have influenced her writing. She also offers advice on pursuing creative passions later in life, emphasizing the value of consistent effort and experimentation. Make sure to check out Jeanne’s new novel   ‘Daughter of a Promise’ wherever books are sold!


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00:00 Introduction to Mixing Up Midlife

00:17 Meet Jeanne Blasberg: Award-Winning Author

01:32 Jeanne's Writing Journey

03:00 Life Changes and New Beginnings

04:14 Farming Adventures in Wisconsin

08:23 Challenges and Rewards of Farm Life

13:50 Jeanne's Writing Process and Advice

25:14 Promoting 'Daughter of a Promise'

28:00 Conclusion and Farewell