Podchaser Logo

Conversations with the Hostess

A weekly Home podcast
Good podcast? Give it some love!

Episodes of Conversations

This week we're tackling a tough subject and asked Gillian Burgess to share her story and journey with her cancer diagnosis with us.  She gave us so many useful ways to help others in our communities during a difficult time.  I know you'll get
This week, let's talk about how to make overnight guests feel the most welcome in your home.   Simple ways to make their space accomodating for them so they can get settled quickly and you can enjoy your time together.  Bingeing Segment This we
Who is feeling crazy during this PCS season?  Don't you think a little organizing can help put htings where they need to be and get you prepared for your move?  My guest this week, Macu Mateo, is a professional organizer that helps families imp
Gear up for some fun in the sun this summer with a picnic.  They are such a great way to host friends in family while enjoying being outside, and it's a bonus that you don't have to clean your house before hosting a picnic either! Listen in whi
Have you ever felt like you've lost your identity and need to figure out who you are again?  My guest this week, Suzy Sevier, has some great encouragement and practical tips to help you find your skills and figure out how to fit yourself into t
Have you ever not hosted something because you weren't sure how to do it with kids present?  If having kids at a party has every stopped you from hosting then this episode is going to give you a lot of ways to keep the kids entertained so you c
Who is ready for a vacation?  After the last couple years I'm pretty sure most people are.  We were so excited to come to England so we could travel and after lockdowns the last two years, thankfully things are more open and we've finally been
It's PCS season (that means a lot of military families will be moving over the next few months) and with that a lot of goodbyes are going to be said.  This week's podcast is going to walk you through several ways to make saying those goodbyes a
It's PCS season (that means a lot of military families will be moving over the next few months) and with that a lot of goodbyes are going to be said.  This week's podcast is going to walk you through several ways to make saying those goodbyes a
This week is an episode that I had a lot more to say about than I realized.  I love a beautiful tablescape and this episode breaks down how to do it yourself.  I walk you through all four main parts of the tablescape and give you lots of ways t
This week is all about fun party themes.  Sometimes this can be a roadblock for someone when planning a party.  If so, I'm walking you through how to pick a party theme whether you're celebrating a person or just a holiday.  Plus, I give you ea
The relationships we have with the people in our community, especially our spouses are so important.  Working on those relationships is just as important.  In this episode, Dr. Lindsay Cavanaugh a psychologist who has worked extensively with mi
This week is an opposite perspective of Episode 46 where I share our experience with hosting while living in England.  This episode I'm joined by my British friend Claire Westaway to hear her perspective living in the US as a British person.  I
This week, my Instagram audience voted to hear about our upcoming move and all the decisions that go along with a move.  I'm sharing a little backstory about our situation and how transitional our life will look this year.  I also share six cat
Want to celebrate Valentine's Day with more than just your significant other?  Don't have a bunch of time to do big elaborate things?   Then this episode is for you.  I share how to celebrate lots of different people in your community for Valen
After living in England for the last two and a half years, hosting others and being hosting I've learned a few things.  In this episode I'm sharing 10 things I've learned.  Some of them I definitely plan to incorporate into our hosting once we
This week we hear some amazing advice and wisdom from my Navy colleague, Matt Comer.  He has hosted thousands of people in his home through short term stays, regular dinner parties, and yearly events.  He has blended his love of food and commun
We're back with new episodes in 2022!  Happy New Year! This episode is a great way to kick the year off with six ways to get prepared ahead of time for any party you plan to host this year.  From food, to decorating, and clean up, I give you so
In this final episode of 2021, I'm talking with Lauren, of Oh How Charming all about her balloon business.  Plus, it all started when she had to pivot her career after a military move.  When military moves make it difficult for spouses to conti
Join Amy this week as we get our homes ready for all of the holiday fun and festivities!  I'll be sharing six ways to make your home ready to host parties, ready for guests, and ready for the winter and holiday seasons!  If you need a little gu
It's the holiday season and it's time to start gifting to everyone in your community.  The shear number of gifts to buy, figuring out what to buy, wrapping it, and budgeting for it can all be very stressful.  Listen in this week to hear so many
This week, we have guests back and Amanda from Rusty Chic Decor is here!  We're talking all about how to host parties in odd locations, like on a boat or in the forest.   Plus so much more like how she got into celebrations, how to host frugall
Who doesn't love a grazing board or charcuterie board?  This episode I'm sharing all about how to build a beautiful charcuterie board.  You'll learn my 5 elements to a beautiful board and get all of my tips and tricks to what to include on the
I'm celebrating my wedding anniversary and the 6th birthday of The Daily Hostess blog.  This week on the podcast I'm sharing how we celebrate our anniversary with fun gifts for each other.   Plus there are a lot of ideas to help you incorporate
Listen in to hear these 10 Hosting Guidelines that are the foundation to hosting a stress free party that you actually enjoy!  So many good tips here to help you prepare ahead of time, spend less money, and use less stuff when you're hosting. 
Rate Podcast
Do you host or manage this podcast?
Claim and edit this page to your liking.
Are we missing an episode or update?
Use this to check the RSS feed immediately.