147 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
    • 4.8 • 92 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.

    Let's Crown the Best Cookie in Halifax 2023

    Let's Crown the Best Cookie in Halifax 2023

    The Chocolate Chip Cookie Challenge is back in 2023!
    Guest judges, Andy Hay and Quake Matthews join us to find the best cookie in Halifax. We taste a whopping 21 cookies this year. In a huge upset - we have a new #1. 
    Find out who ranks 1, 2, and 3. 
    Show notes:
    Connect with Andy Hay at Andy's East Coast Kitchen: @andyseastcoastkitchen_
    theeastcoastkitchen.com
    Connect with Quake Matthews: @quakematthews
    Listen to Quake's new EP with Young Buck: Learn As I Go
     
    Chat with us & connect @rivalandqueen
     
    Thank you to all our cookie contestants!
    Whisk & Crumble Bliss Caffeine Bar Steve-O-Reno's East Coast Bakery Pavia Lara Cafe Bird's Nest Tart & Soul Ori Layers Terra Cafe Phat Cookies Dilly Dally Grounded CHKN CHOP Luke's Small Goods The FOG company Edible Matters Apartment 3 24 Carrot Tim Hortons  

    • 1 hr 27 min
    143. Cookies, Christmas, & everything in between

    143. Cookies, Christmas, & everything in between

    Who said cookies?? It’s been a hot minute but we are back! We have lots to catch you up on. 
    This week we fast-forwarded to prepping for the holidays and Sarah’s ultimate Christmas trip. And of course how we are doing fall fashion, why we buy and use certain products, AND we are planning the legendary cookie-tasting episode. Stay tuned for more and our special guests!
    Follow Sarah’s new podcast, Reconnect & Awaken
    Living Libations Skincare
     
    Connect with us and chat on Instagram @rivalandqueen

    • 36 min
    142. Thongs, locks & love - hello summer!

    142. Thongs, locks & love - hello summer!

    Hello, summertime, and hello thong bikinis! Yes, that’s right, we weigh in on Gen-Zers' rediscovering things that we Millennials already consider in style or popular, like thong bikinis. Or are we just old?
    Summer also has us thinking about our long locks of hair and proper hair hydration. We spontaneously dive into our own hair issues. According to astrology, this is also meant to be the “summer of love” and let me tell you, we are already feeling the summer love vibes!
    Thank you for listening. Subscribe & follow us on all social media channels @rivalandqueen.
     

    • 33 min
    141. Welcome to mama-hood & the same old antics

    141. Welcome to mama-hood & the same old antics

    We’ve got a proper besties catch-up! We’ve been missing you and wanted to hop back on the mic for a fun episode. 
    We’ve got: 
    Birth stories recap & Ashley’s first weeks of mama-hood The great bed hunt Our trips & traveling with a baby Keep connected with us on social: @rivalandqueen
    We love you!
    Ash & Sarah

    • 28 min
    140. Closing out 2022 with some life updates and holiday bliss

    140. Closing out 2022 with some life updates and holiday bliss

    It’s hard to believe but it’s our final episode of 2022. This week we reflect on the last year and look forward to 2023! We share what’s been going on the last few months and share our life updates. It wouldn’t be a December R&Q episode without talking about our holiday excitement and gift guide must haves!
    See you in 2023, Happy Holidays!
    Love Ash & Sarah 

    Get our gift guide at https://www.instagram.com/rivalandqueen/

    • 40 min
    139. The summer sign off: monthly faves, more dresses, & Europe?

    139. The summer sign off: monthly faves, more dresses, & Europe?

    Our last episode of season 3! We're signing off for summer break so we can soak up all the sunshine and beach days.
    - More weddings & dresses
    - Is Sarah going to Europe?
    - Our monthly faves and more!
    We'll be back in September. 
     
    Notes:
    - Annabelle Skinny Brow Liner 
    - The Cure Skincare Body Serum 
    More at rivalandqueen.com

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
92 Ratings

92 Ratings

emhaley9 ,

The best energetic gals!

I love listening to Rival and Queen! It’s so apparent through their conversations that they have such a special and lively friendship. Thursday’s are the best days clearly-new episode day! Highly recommend especially if you want to learn lots and laugh along like you’re hanging with Ashley and Sarah yourself :)

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.

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