The Big Boo Cast, Episode 337

This week Melanie shares a history lesson about Cinco de Mayo that I’m embarrassed I didn’t know, I talk about a book that I absolutely loved, and Melanie recaps her weekend in – get ready for it – College Station. Also, I cooked an actual meal for my family, so you’ll hear about that too.

If all that weren’t enough (and it might not be enough, but please don’t feel like you need to tell us if that’s the case), we break down some viewing / reading goals for the immediate future, and it’s Melanie’s turn for Five Favorites.

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Show Notes:

photos of the coronation

The Royals in a Wes Anderson film

the King’s swollen hands

the man sitting next to Andrew Lloyd Weber at the coronation

our Patreon episode with Elizabeth Passarella

the history of Cinco de Mayo

Ree’s beef enchiladas

Ninfa’s green sauce

Orleans candle – use code MELANIE15

Romantic Comedy by Curtis Sittenfeld

Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus

The Night Agent on Netflix (the show Melanie couldn’t remember)

The Diplomat on Netflix

Welcome to Wrexham on Hulu

Hello Beautiful by Ann Napolitano

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

The Sum of It All – Ed Sheeran docuseries on Disney+

Tula J in Trussville, Alabama

FOLEX spot cleaner

linen pull-on shorts (and matching button-up shirt)

Martha wide leg jeans

compression packing cubes

A New Day linen vest


Olive and June (use this link for 20% off your first mani system)

Hello Fresh (use code BIGBOO16 for 16 free meals and free shipping)

Noom (use this link to sign up for your trial)

OSEA (use code BIGBOO for 10% off sitewide)

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  1. Natalie says:

    The linen shorts and top are so cute, but I have bought a very similar set from Shein that the shorts and shirt together are $18 (I think). They are so cute and comfy and more affordable if you want multiple colors! I originally bought a royal blue and have ordered a second set in blue.