10 episodes

Welcome to the Life at Anchor Podcast, where I will be sharing stories, tips and tricks, and having conversations with friends about how to live a creative and intentional life anywhere you may drop anchor.

I’m your host, Van Nguyen. I’m a military spouse, proud mama bear to two, avid crafter and memory keeper and self-proclaimed foodie.

I hope that you’ll join me every Wednesday on apple podcasts or wherever you may listen to your podcasts. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lifeatanchor/support

Life at Anchor Podcast Van Nguyen

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Welcome to the Life at Anchor Podcast, where I will be sharing stories, tips and tricks, and having conversations with friends about how to live a creative and intentional life anywhere you may drop anchor.

I’m your host, Van Nguyen. I’m a military spouse, proud mama bear to two, avid crafter and memory keeper and self-proclaimed foodie.

I hope that you’ll join me every Wednesday on apple podcasts or wherever you may listen to your podcasts. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lifeatanchor/support

    Episode 09. Life at Anchor - Transitioning into Spring with Sierra Beaton

    Episode 09. Life at Anchor - Transitioning into Spring with Sierra Beaton

    Today, I am chatting with Sierra Beaton again as we look forward to 2021. This was recorded on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 18, 2021. Enjoy!!

    Sierra Beaton: https://sierrabeaton.com/the-beatons/

    HSN Crafts: https://www.hsn.com/shop/crafts-and-sewing/ct

    Do it on a Dime, Steam Shot Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3ctIqwEBnc

    Bissell Steam Mop and Handheld Steamer: https://www.amazon.com/Bissell-PowerSteamer-Handheld-Steamer-2685A/dp/B082YPRJV3/ref=sr_1_18?dchild=1&gclid=Cj0KCQjwsqmEBhDiARIsANV8H3aABbNEc-U1qGwC7Uh-mpx46oET4LEySdIH-IZ5qu6Tn0Rkzgie6c0aAmvvEALw_wcB&hvadid=324352626143&hvdev=c&hvlocphy=9008123&hvnetw=g&hvqmt=b&hvrand=3127887748806059597&hvtargid=kwd-816886513124&hydadcr=16013_10172120&keywords=bissell+powerfresh+deluxe+steam+mop&qid=1619737338&sr=8-18

    Aunt Meg’s Obituary: https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/ctpost/obituary.aspx?n=margaret-bachtel-meg&pid=198308774&fhid=24234

    Yoga Burn Trim Core Challenge: https://yoga-burn.net/trim-core-ggrm/?gclid=CjwKCAiAgJWABhArEiwAmNVTBznwn45Fx85LKvHfE3rl1V9T_P5_sFHyUIRb7uhV7L5oEr3ljcYtLxoCDYUQAvD_BwE

    Lucy Score: https://www.amazon.com/Lucy-Score/e/B00G2DKSBU

    Productivity Planner: https://thepagecompany.com/

    Get to Work Book: https://www.gettoworkbook.com/

    Erin Condren Petite Planner: https://www.erincondren.com/petiteplanner

    Week in the Life: https://aliedwards.com/shop/week-in-the-life

    You can follow me, Van Nguyen, at:

    www.lifeatanchor.com.

    https://www.facebook.com/madebyvan/

    https://www.instagram.com/madebyvan/


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    • 33 min
    Episode 08. Life at Anchor - Chatting about Art and Crafting with Heather Conklin

    Episode 08. Life at Anchor - Chatting about Art and Crafting with Heather Conklin

    Life at Anchor - Episode 8

    Today, I am chatting with Heather Conklin.  Artist, crafter, wife, mother, teacher, Arts Commissioner and lover of all things Tacoma, coffee and God.  We discuss her role as an Arts Commission, her journey to becoming an art teacher, and her extensive work as a design team member for a number of companies in the paper crafting industry!

    Where you can find Heather:

    creative IG @goldiecar_creates
    goldiecar.blogspot.com

    Nespresso - Pixie.  

    Bridgerton on Netflix.  

    Stonewall Kitchen Sea Salt Espresso Martini Mixer.

    Procreate.  
    Bardot Brush by @lisabardot
    Making Art Everyday Challenge.

    Good Notes App for iPad.  

    December Daily.  

    Chat Books.  

    Tacoma Arts Commission.

    Authentique Paper.  

    Diamond Press.  

    City of Tacoma Public Art Tour.

    Wayz Goose Printmaking Festival.  

    Monkey Shines.  

    Creative Memories.  

    Basic Gray.  

    Xyron.  

    Beth Kingston. 

    HSN Crafts (24 Hour Craft Day).  

    DreamBox.  

    Paige Evans.  


    You can follow me, Van Nguyen, at:

    www.lifeatanchor.com.  
    https://www.facebook.com/madebyvan/
    https://www.instagram.com/madebyvan/ 


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    • 32 min
    Episode 07. Life at Anchor - Chatting with Dr. Plastic Picker

    Episode 07. Life at Anchor - Chatting with Dr. Plastic Picker

    Life at Anchor - Episode 7

    Today, I am chatting with Dr. Vi Nguyen aka Dr. Plastic Picker about what she did this weekend to help lessen her impact on the environment. We then meander into a discussion about cooking and our mother. Enjoy!!

    Dr. Plastic Picker: https://drplasticpicker.com/

    Dr. Plastic Picker on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drplasticpicker/

    Docximity: https://www.doximity.com/

    Sourdough Starter: https://shop.kingarthurbaking.com/items/fresh-sourdough-starter-and-classic-crock-set

    Force of Nature: https://www.forceofnatureclean.com/natural-cleaner-and-disinfectant/

    Bobos in Paradise by David Brooks: https://www.amazon.com/Bobos-Paradise-Upper-Class-There/dp/0684853787

    You can follow me, Van Nguyen, at:

    www.lifeatanchor.com.

    https://www.facebook.com/madebyvan/

    https://www.instagram.com/madebyvan/


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    • 30 min
    Episode 06. Life at Anchor - Looking Forward to 2021 with Sierra Beaton

    Episode 06. Life at Anchor - Looking Forward to 2021 with Sierra Beaton

    Today, I am chatting with Sierra Beaton again as we look forward to 2021. This was recorded on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 18, 2021. Enjoy!!

    Sierra Beaton: https://sierrabeaton.com/the-beatons/

    Singtrix: https://www.singtrix.com/

    Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1368042414/ref=cm_sw_r_sms_api_glc_fabc_NJHbGb30RWNR4

    Yoga Burn Trim Core Challenge: https://yoga-burn.net/trim-core-ggrm/?gclid=CjwKCAiAgJWABhArEiwAmNVTBznwn45Fx85LKvHfE3rl1V9T_P5_sFHyUIRb7uhV7L5oEr3ljcYtLxoCDYUQAvD_BwE

    Wings of Fire: https://www.amazon.com/dp/0545349230/ref=cm_sw_r_sms_api_glc_fabc_XKHbGbD87JE87

    Anne of Green Gables - Audible: https://www.audible.com/pd/Anne-of-Green-Gables-Audiobook/B01KGL13FI?source_code=GPAGBSH0508140001&ipRedirectOverride=true&ds_rl=1257028&ds_rl=1260658&ds_rl=1258208&gclid=CjwKCAiAu8SABhAxEiwAsodSZFdf9ibjQjgtrkhhQUqGhpbxKUreVTWypHRwWrQfj07-29xHpVOAsRoCW9IQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds

    Organize 365 Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/organize-365-podcast/id915355770

    The Vanishing Half: https://www.amazon.com/dp/0525536299/ref=cm_sw_r_sms_api_glc_fabc_tLHbGbR8SJ8M3

    Before Breakfast: https://lauravanderkam.com/before-breakfast-podcast/

    The Four & Twenty Blackbirds Pie Book: https://www.amazon.com/Four-Twenty-Blackbirds-Pie-Book/dp/1455520519/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=blackbird+pie&qid=1611810316&s=books&sr=1-1

    No Knead Bread: https://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/11376-no-knead-bread

    Letter from a Birmingham Jail: https://www.africa.upenn.edu/Articles_Gen/Letter_Birmingham.html?fbclid=IwAR22THDRt72qT-QkQdSm3zFzkK4qHY1GJGv-rv4-QtBF2NF5aQdU2rPvquc

    You can follow me, Van Nguyen, at:

    www.lifeatanchor.com.

    https://www.facebook.com/madebyvan/

    https://www.instagram.com/madebyvan/


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    • 34 min
    Episode 05. Life at Anchor - Looking Back at our 2020 Goals with Sierra Beaton

    Episode 05. Life at Anchor - Looking Back at our 2020 Goals with Sierra Beaton

    Life at Anchor - Episode 5

    Today, I am chatting with Sierra Beaton to reflect back on the goals we set last year for 2020! Enjoy!!

    Sierra Beaton: https://sierrabeaton.com/the-beatons/

    In the Hoop Mask Embroidery Design: https://www.zippydesignz.com/

    Slippers: https://www.kohls.com/product/prd-4426326/womens-muk-luks-hazel-convertible-slippers.jsp

    The Perfect Joggers: https://vuoriclothing.com/products/womens-performance-jogger-heather-grey?variant=32755436060775

    Sunday Basket: https://organize365.com/product/complete-sunday-basket-system-2

    Atomic Habits: https://jamesclear.com/atomic-habits

    Good Reads: https://www.goodreads.com/

    Ali Edwards Story Kit: https://aliedwards.com/subscribe/story-kit

    Chat Books: http://invite.chatbooks.com/vannguyen0u7

    December Daily: https://aliedwards.com/projects-december-daily

    Week in the Life: https://aliedwards.com/week-in-the-life-2019

    Day in the Life: https://aliedwards.com/projects/day-in-the-life

    Ticket to Ride: https://www.daysofwonder.com/tickettoride/en/usa/

    Exploding Kittens: https://explodingkittens.com/

    You can follow me, Van Nguyen, at:

    www.lifeatanchor.com.

    https://www.facebook.com/madebyvan/

    https://www.instagram.com/madebyvan/


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    • 30 min
    Episode 04. Life at Anchor - Elf on the Shelf with Charlotte ad Benjamin

    Episode 04. Life at Anchor - Elf on the Shelf with Charlotte ad Benjamin

    Today is a special BONUS episode where I talk with my kids, Charlotte and Benjamin, about our family scout elf, Elf Elf.  Please see the below links for the things discussed. Enjoy!!

    Elf on the Shelf

    Legos

    Who Was Abraham Lincoln

    Rowey Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure

    Sweet Berry Farm

    Grove Park Inn and the National Gingerbread House Competition

    You can follow me, Van Nguyen, at:

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    • 10 min

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