The Big Boo Cast, Episode 317

The kids are home this week, so naturally Melanie and I talk about that on this episode, along with our still-tentative Christmas cooking plans. We reflect on Mike Leach’s legacy in the college football coaching world, and we even get into an unexpected discussion about NIL and the transfer portal before I tell Mel about an exciting new (to us, at least) Cracker Barrel to-go option. We understand that this may create a bit of topic-related whiplash.

Also, I share about a TV show I binged with some authority this past weekend, and it’s Melanie’s turn for Five Favorites.

Let’s continue to pray for the Leach family – as well as for the Mississippi State football team and coaches.

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Show Notes:

“Back Home Baller”

Violent Night

Mike Leach – 1961-2022

Dave Emerick’s Twitter

Zach Arnett

Reliaquest Bowl

Cracker Barrel’s delightful online ordering options

outdoor faucet covers (WINTER WEATHER ALERT) :-)

cheese enchildas recipe (from Southern Living)

The White Lotus season 2 (NOT FOR THE CHILDREN – and maybe not for some adults) on HBOMax

Emily in Paris season 3 on Netflix

Wednesday on Netflix

Harry & Meghan on Netflix

No Boundaries cozy men’s hoodie

Riddle Oil

Janet Hill puzzle

waffle joggers

ruched faux rabbit fur throw blanket


StoryWorth (use this link for $10 off your first purchase)

OSEA (use promo code BIGBOO for 10% off your first order)

Hello Fresh (use promo code BIGBOO18 for 18 free meal plus free shipping)

Thrive Causemetics (use this link to get up to 45% off their bestselling products when you purchase select holiday sets)

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  1. The bean conversation got me today. In my community, there is always a pinto bean supper fundraiser somewhere. Nothing makes me happier than beans and cornbread in the wintertime.

    More beans for 2023!