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Buckle up as you embark on the adventure of a lifetime, navigating the twists and turns of living your best life after 40. The open road is about freedom and possibility, where anything might happen. That’s the idea behind Messy Middle Road Trip, because mid-life is like an epic road trip. Join Janine Queenin and Nicole Markel as they interview women who are driving into mid-life at full speed with the top down and radio blasting. To learn more, go to messymiddleroadtrip.com

Messy Middle Road Trip Janine Queenin and Nicole Markel

    • Health & Fitness

Buckle up as you embark on the adventure of a lifetime, navigating the twists and turns of living your best life after 40. The open road is about freedom and possibility, where anything might happen. That’s the idea behind Messy Middle Road Trip, because mid-life is like an epic road trip. Join Janine Queenin and Nicole Markel as they interview women who are driving into mid-life at full speed with the top down and radio blasting. To learn more, go to messymiddleroadtrip.com

    EO68: Using Travel to Raise Funds for Your Favorite Nonprofit

    EO68: Using Travel to Raise Funds for Your Favorite Nonprofit

    Many of you are probably planning fundraiser after fundraiser for the schools, sports teams, or favorite cause. After a while, we all run out of interesting ideas that encourage donations.  How about trying something new and using travel to raise funds, build community, and deepen the bond between the organization and its supporters.  On today’s show, Janine tells you how to use travel as a way to raise money for your favorite non-profit.

    • 6 min
    EO67: Part Two Infertility And The Journey Towards Motherhood With Erin Chrusciel

    EO67: Part Two Infertility And The Journey Towards Motherhood With Erin Chrusciel

    Becoming a mom can be filled with joy and excitement but for many of us, the dream of motherhood is just out of reach. Today, we’re talking with Erin Chrusciel about her decade-long, painful journey towards becoming a mom that was all worth it in the end. We need to understand the lasting trauma of infertility and the power of hope and love. We know you'll love it, so press play and let's hit the road.

    • 31 min
    EO67: Part One Infertility And The Journey Towards Motherhood With Erin Chrusciel

    EO67: Part One Infertility And The Journey Towards Motherhood With Erin Chrusciel

    Becoming a mom can be filled with joy and excitement but for many of us, the dream of motherhood is just out of reach. Today, we’re talking with Erin Chrusciel about her decade-long, painful journey towards becoming a mom that was all worth it in the end. We need to understand the lasting trauma of infertility and the power of hope and love. We know you'll love it, so press play and let's hit the road.

    • 30 min
    EO66: Become Empowered to Choose The Healthiest Lifestyle Possible

    EO66: Become Empowered to Choose The Healthiest Lifestyle Possible

    In this week's minipodcast, Nicole will empower you to make healthier choices for you and your family with the products you purchase for your home and office. She will explain what to avoid and why it's so important. She will also provide tips for finding brands you can trust. We know you'll love it, so press play and let's hit the road.

    • 12 min
    EO65: Love the Skin You're in with Body Image Activist Amy Pence-Brown

    EO65: Love the Skin You're in with Body Image Activist Amy Pence-Brown

    Welcome to the Messy Middle Road Trip podcast. Today, we have the honor and privilege of having Amy Pence-Brown join us in the convertible. Amy describes herself as a fat feminist mother who believes in opening her mouth and her heart. She’s been a body image activist for the past decade, and her message about the value of all bodies, no matter their size, is something the world needs to hear. This is an episode you won’t want to miss, so hop in the convertible and let’s hit the road.

    • 38 min
    EO64: What is Sustainable Travel and Why is it Important?

    EO64: What is Sustainable Travel and Why is it Important?

    How do we see the world while also being environmentally and socially responsible? It's a big and important question; Luckily, the travel industry is ready to help us out. In today's mini-podcast, Janine talks about the hottest topic of the year (so far), sustainable travel, and what it means to you and me.

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

Echrusc ,

Empathetic, thoughtful and funny

Janine and Nicole ask great questions and do their research. These chicks are empathetic, thoughtful and funny. Great podcast to listen to whether on your cross-country road trip or to keep from getting cranky in car line.

jennyjilly ,

Such wonderful info!

I love that Janine and Nicole find the most wonderful women to interview and then they ask all the same questions that I would ask!!! Curious minds think alike😁!

Thehighenergygirl ,

Love these girls!

The dynamic between Janine and Nicole is magic. These girls feed off of each other's energy and give fun tips on how to enjoy the holiday season in a whole new way.

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