112 episodes

We're on a mission to level-up our lives, in all ways. This lifestyle podcast is how we learn.

We discover topics that are totally new to us, diving deeper on stuff we like, and finding inspiration from people on unique paths (while trying to befriend all our guests!).

We share those conversations with you, bringing joy, inspiration, and new discoveries every Thursday.

Hosted by Ashley Kielbratowski & Sarah Murphy. Learn more at rivalandqueen.com.

Rival & Queen BNV Media

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 83 Ratings

We're on a mission to level-up our lives, in all ways. This lifestyle podcast is how we learn.

We discover topics that are totally new to us, diving deeper on stuff we like, and finding inspiration from people on unique paths (while trying to befriend all our guests!).

We share those conversations with you, bringing joy, inspiration, and new discoveries every Thursday.

Hosted by Ashley Kielbratowski & Sarah Murphy. Learn more at rivalandqueen.com.

    109. ALL TALK NOVEMBER

    109. ALL TALK NOVEMBER

    It’s November All Talk!
    This week we have a craving to hit the movies to see Spencer, Princess Diana’s story and House of Gucci. We talk about Ash’s Invisalign journey she is about to start, we also get into how we met, our careers and answer a few questions from our listeners!
    With the holidays just around the corner, we teamed up with The Halifax Shopping Centre to bring you our favourite things to shop this holiday season at HSC.
    Download the GetintheLoop App and visit the mall 6 times between now and December 31st and scan the QR code located near the gift guides to receive a FREE $20 gift card!
    Local holiday decor: https://thornbloom.com/
    Paradigm Orthodontics: https://paradigmsmile.com/
    The Halifax Shopping Centre: https://halifaxshoppingcentre.com/promotions
    R&Q Ask Us Anything https://www.rivalandqueen.com/askusanything

    • 50 min
    108. Golf Pros to a Golf Empire with Dormie Workshop

    108. Golf Pros to a Golf Empire with Dormie Workshop

    This week we’ve got two of the brothers behind Dormie Workshop in the studio, Todd & Jeff Bishop. Dormie creates premium leather golf headcovers, and are known for their incredible designs.
     
    The guys share their story from golf pros to entrepreneurs, how Dormie started in a woman’s living room and has grown into a recognized brand that collaborates with groups like the PGA, the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Raptors, and some of the top golfers in the world. Plus, we get lots of stories from the green.
     
    Connect:
    @dormieworkshop on Instagram
    dormieworkshop.com
    The Samurai Headcover
     
    Thanks to LUVO Wines for sponsoring this episode! Get your LUVO at luvolife.ca.
    Thanks for listening! More at rivalandqueen.com

    • 1 hr 9 min
    107. Fuelling Wellness with Tea, Millennia TEA founder Tracy Bell

    107. Fuelling Wellness with Tea, Millennia TEA founder Tracy Bell

    Tracy Bell is a reporter turned entrepreneur after experiencing a family health scare that got her and her husband focused on the power of antioxidants.
     
    Millennia TEA is the world's first un-dried tea.  It's 100% organic, washed, and flash-frozen to ensure the tea remains in its fullest, most beneficial form. In this episode we covered:
    How Millennia TEA began What it’s like working in the tea business and the tea mafia  How antioxidants work, and the benefits of them Why Millennia TEA is different than other teas Learn more: https://millenniatea.com/
    Connect with Millennia TEA on Instagram: @millennia_tea
     
    More at rivalandqueen.com
     
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    106. Get to know the Halifax Wanderers FC's Stefan & Cory

    106. Get to know the Halifax Wanderers FC's Stefan & Cory

    We were already Wanderers fans, but now we're even BIGGER fans and have favourite players. 
    In this episode, we have a blast getting to know 2 of the Wanderers, Stefan Karajovanovic and Cory Bent. 
    We dive into: 
    How they started playing football What they like about playing in Halifax The team vibe Their career highlights Their game-day rituals  Some of our favourite soccer fan moments! Good luck to the team in their last home game this season! 
    Connect with The Wanderers: 
    @hfxwanderersfc
    hfxwanderersfc.canpl.ca

    Stef: @stefkarajo39
    Cory: @corylb.jpg
    More at rivalandqueen.com

    • 59 min
    105. ALL TALK OCTOBER

    105. ALL TALK OCTOBER

    We are FIRED up today. We're fresh off a girls' weekend with lots to talk about like our fall getaway, trying rum & cokes, and Halloween. We go into our favorite Halloween movies, apple bobbing, costume ideas and new monthly faves.
    Check out the upcoming Rise Up, Shine Up event we're attending on November 13. Details here!
    Thanks to Luvo Wines for sponsoring this episode! Get your Luvo at luvolife.ca

    • 38 min
    104. Peace By Chocolate Founder, Tareq Hadhad

    104. Peace By Chocolate Founder, Tareq Hadhad

    This week we’re joined by Tareq Hadhad, founder of Peace by Chocolate. Born and raised in Damascus, Syria his family was forced to flee their home country to escape the war. 
    Tareq shares his family’s story, and how they eventually made their way to Antigonish, NS. He talks about their experience of going from prosperity to starting over with nothing. Throughout the journey, his family's values, commitment to community, and determination to spread happiness have empowered them to create an incredible company and become leaders here in Canada.
    In just 6 years, Peace By Chocolate has grown from a 1 product company to having 160 products, multiple locations, a book, a movie, and the Hadhad's are now a family of Canadians. 
    Happy Birthday Tareq & congratulations to your mother on receiving her Canadian Citizenship!
    Connect with Peace by Chocolate: 
    @peacebychocolate
    peacebychocolate.ca
    Resources: 
    Book - Peace By Chocolate: The Hadhad Family's Remarkable Journey from Syria to Canada Peace by Chocolate in Space

    • 1 hr 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
83 Ratings

83 Ratings

Bastedbaker ,

Must listen 🎧

Ashley & Sarah are a breath of fresh air to the Halifax & Podcast scene. Keeping us current on all things fashion, health, entertainment, travel and so much more. This duo is a must listen for drives in the car & times you feel like being around your girlfriends.

Momchase ,

My favourite duo.

Since Covid one of the main things I am missing is drinks and convos with my girlfriends. There’s nothing like it. Since discovering Rival and Queen I feel like I’ve gotten that back! Every week feels like a girls night out and it makes my soul so happy. Love you girls.

Hounsell15 ,

Fab energy!

So much fun to listen to two besties chatting about all things fun, fulfillment, and finding your way in the world.

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