Finding the Funny, Balancing Family Schedules, Best Cars to Buy in 2020, Airplane Etiquette, Mini Book Club, Waffle Iron Foods
The Lisa Show - Radio Archive, Episode 339
- Jan 9, 2020 1:00 pm
- 1:41:03 mins
Finding the Funny (0:00:00) You know that feeling when there seems like there’s no way to get through all the things on your checklist? We’ve all felt stressed out. That panicky, gut-clenching feeling is not fun. In fact, researchers have found that stress-related issues at work cause American businesses to lose over $200 billion a year! So, what’s the best way to manage our stress? Lawyer Lori Duff knows from experience that laughter is actually the best coping mechanism for stress. She took all the stress from her life as a mom and a lawyer and turned it into a career as a comedian. She joins us to share how finding the funny in her life has helped her feel less stressed. Balancing Family Schedules (0:14:15) On a typical day, you go to about 12 different stores, drop one kid off at dance lessons, pick up another from soccer, clean up spills, vacuum, and maybe do some laundry if you’re lucky. At the end of the day, you’re exhausted, your kids are exhausted, and you begin to wonder if it’s even worth all the trouble. How in the world can you balance your crazy family schedule? Lisa Canning is a parenting, lifestyle and interior design expert who helps moms design their lives around what matters most. As a mother of seven with another nearly here, she has some great suggestions on how to balance a family schedule. Best Cars to Buy in 2020 (0:33:53) Are you looking to buy a car this year? Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the many options swirling around the car market today? I know I do. Lucky for us, cars keep getting better, and the 2020 models prove just that. We’ve invited Jamie Deaton, the executive editor of U.S News Best Cars, to share the winners of the 2020 Best Vehicle Brands Awards, and to help us know the best cars to buy this year. Airplane Etiquette (0:50:30) We all know that clipping your nails or breaking out an egg salad sandwich on airplanes are all no no’s. But what are some of the unexpected social faux pas you might be committing on your flights? Etiquette expert Jodi Smith joins us to share all of the proper airplane etiquette. Mini Book Club: Prize Winning Books (1:07:33) Rachel Wadham, host of Worlds Awaiting, joins us to share some of her favorite prize winning books. Waffle Iron Foods (1:26:54) Waffles are an American staple and the waffle iron has become a common household appliance. But if you think you’ve seen all it can do, think again. People are finding new ways to put this tool to use. And, there are plenty of foods... aside from waffles… that can be made on this honeycombed gadget! Here to share some waffle iron recipes that we can use to spice up our family dinner menu is Lena Abraham. Lena Abraham is a food editor for Delish.com.