The Big Boo Cast, Episode 172

I am sad to tell you that Melanie’s issues with chicken in general and thick chicken nuggets in particular continue, so we spend a good bit of time discussing her chicken-related options in this episode. We also talk about my family’s recent trip to a show choir competition (it was glorious) as well as our excitement that college baseball is with us once again.

Then, as usual, we share a little bit of what we’re watching and reading, and we settle a miscommunication re: Melanie’s feelings about a tote bag I’ve been eyeing. If I sound like I was desperate for her approval, it’s because, well, I was.

I’m sure you understand. :-)

Enjoy, everybody!

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Show Notes:

The A&M maroon striped uniform

A&M Baseball Hype Video (Mel’s people are a little after the one-minute mark)

My Dear Hamilton

To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You

McMillions on HBO

– The Dearly Beloved by Cara Wall

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb

– Ken Burns’ Country Music

Best Fiends – we are still obsessed

– On the Bright Side – Melanie’s new book that is out next week!

Melanie’s Chicken Cakes

Ree’s Twice-Baked Potatoes

Brooks Glycerin 17s on sale

Meebak Cica Cream

The Consuela bag that has Sophie smitten


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  1. The Dearly Beloved was one of my favorite reads of 2019!

  2. Sena Spofford says:

    Sophie, was the purse you want called the Sophie from the beginning!? I’d say that’s fate!! And if not and they changed it for you, you need to getting that at the cost of Melanie’s new shoes! ;-)

  3. Linda Welsh says:

    Please check out the show on NBC — Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist.

    I really think you both would love the music. The storyline seems cheesy but it is really well done.