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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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Sep 27, 2023

A lot has happened since we first had Erica Schulte King on episode 140. When we last spoke almost a year ago, Erica was just about to host her first meet-up of women in Minnesota who were interested in creating connections. Since then, Erica has hosted an exchange student, quit her job of 10+ years, took the summer...

Sep 22, 2023

In this episode of Mixing Up Midlife,  Terri and Melissa delve into the power of storytelling in reigniting imagination during midlife. They explore the intricacies of storytelling, drawing inspiration from John Truby's book "The Anatomy of a Story”. They also discuss the evolution of storytelling in music, with...

Sep 8, 2023

Is the term “Aging Gracefully” gracelessly ageist? Melissa and Terri discuss the term and question why do supposedly “pro-age” accounts and influencers use a term that seems to be based in submissive, passive and powerless language.

We prefer to use a term that previous guest, Holly Boxenhorn suggests:...

Sep 1, 2023

It’s that time of year again, Back to School. For many, this will be the first taste of an empty nest and while tears might be shed, Terri & Melissa, who have been empty nesters-then not empty nesters for a few years now (hello, adult children between jobs), have some thoughts on how to empty nest happily.