The Big Boo Cast, Episode 82


Well, the first thing I should probably mention is that we recorded this episode while we were having a thunderstorm in Birmingham, and Hazel was losing her fool mind over the weather. Just think of her barking as soothing background music. 

The second thing I should probably mention is that we talk a LOT about college football this time around. It’s just that time of year, y’all. So we break down the latest with Melanie’s Aggies and my Bulldogs, we discuss Melanie’s need for some football boundaries, and I break down my most recent trip to Starkville. 

(Full disclosure: Melanie and I recorded this episode just a few days after Mississippi State’s decisive victory over the LSU Tigers. It was a glorious time. Since then, however, the Bulldogs have experienced the heartache of a loss to the Georgia Bulldogs. Needless to say, we recorded a quick post-State/UGA follow-up segment to address this sad MSU turn of events, along with the outcome of the A&M/Arkansas game. Stay tuned at the end for that.)

We also talk about Homecoming dresses (because CAROLINE IS THAT OLD NOW, HOW DID THAT EVEN HAPPEN?), rose hip oil (who’s surprised?), and TV. These are a few of our favorite things.

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Here’s where you can get more info on the stuff / products / places we mention:

– Sophie’s dear pretend friend Gerald McRaney wins an Emmy

This Is Us

Hart of Dixie

Mary Beth Whalen’s When We Were Worthy

Teddie Organics Rosehip Oil

“It’s A Heartache” by Bonnie Tyler


– Melanie’s new book – Church of the Small Things

– Sophie’s new journaling devotional – All in All

– Melanie on Twitter and Instagram

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  1. Hi. I love your podcasts. Since Hazel was barking at the thunderstorm, I’m curious if she is scared by them? If she is (my dog is) – I HIGHLY recommend thundershirt (it’s like swaddling a baby, but only dog form) – it’s made a big difference for my rescue dog – of course, she also needs sedatives, but I just wanted to mention it for dear Hazel. Also, thanks for recommending KIND bars. I was out the other day and tried one and was pleasantly surprised how good it was – and that there are several kinds that are both gluten and dairy free-yippee! Blessings on you and Melanie – and your families. Thank you for making me smile. :)

  2. Jennifer Knight says:

    I am so happy y’all talked about Hart of Dixie. I finished the series about a month ago and I am so sad that it ended! Thanks for your podcasts, they always make me laugh.
    p.s. loved the interview Annie F. Downs did with you.