Episode 120 – PokemonGO eat some Hashbrowns

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS120.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWe’re huntin’ Pokemon and cooking up some hashbrowns! Kelly’s recommendation: App: Pokemon Go!  Kelly is obsessed with this Augmented Reality iteration of Pokemon. #GottaCatchEmAll This goes back to the Pokemon from the original card game. Kelly explains the strange terminology of The PokeWorld to a clueless Mel. There are PokeStops, PokeGyms, Lures, Eggs, Evolution, and more! Also watch out for dark and scary PokeStops where scary people may be Luring you. O_O Pokemon Go is made by Niantic and is available on iOS and Android.   Kelly’s PokePics: Check … Continue reading

Episode 115 – I don’t want your floppy bacon around my chicken

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS115.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThe amazingly awesome Julie Ann Emery joins Mel, Kelly, and Mike for recommendations and a wide ranging discussion that covers coloring, baked potatoes, rock and roll, Da Bears, falconry, and the evils of floppy bacon. We didn’t make that description up, that is the actual show. Julie Ann has appeared in Dexter, NCIS, CSI Miami, Fargo, Masters of Sex, and many many more.. but since Mike, Kelly, and Mel are all card carrying “Kettleheads”, our favorite role is the remarkable Betsy Kettleman from Better Call Saul.  She is also … Continue reading

Episode 103 – Demonic Bill Pullman is better than your Swiss Miss

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS103.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSA holiday, a super bad movie, and cocoa awesomeness this week from Mel & Kel Happy Belated HARBOR DAY! Check out the official FB group. And here’s the New Yorker article that awarded Harbor Day it’s National Holiday Status.  But you probably won’t.  We knew that.  It is difficult to simply click a link, isn’t it? Mel’s Recommendation Food/Drink: Crio Bru This is a delicious cocoa bean drink. It could be called a “Coffee alternative” in that it claims to provide energy with only trace amounts of caffeine. It’s full … Continue reading

Episode 100 (part 1) – Recommendation MADNESS

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS100a.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSTo celebrate our 100th podcast, we decided to do something different from our usual format, so we set up a tournament featuring past recommendations and asked a bunch of our friends to help us out. 64 recommendations… 10 guests… 3 near evictions… cellos… Alice Cooper… and MORE! So MUCH more in fact – we had to make this show into two parts.  This week you will hear the “King in the North” and “Clegane” brackets.  Next week we go through the “Braavos” and “Dorne” brackets AND the final rounds taking us to … Continue reading

Episode 97 – An octopus grows old eating

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS97.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSJohn and Helena join Mel and Kelly again providing a podcast jammed full with FOUR recommendations.  No extra charge. Unlike LAST week, there are no jerks in this episode. Mel’s Recommendation: Book/Art: Walking Your Octopus by Brian Kesinger No, that is not code for something… It’s a Victorian Steampunk book with very charming art prints featuring Victoria and Otto, her pet land octopus. It features loads of tips on living with your pet octopus and would make a great gift for the Steampunk fan in your life. Check out … Continue reading

Episode 63 – Lemon After Dark

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS63.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSScavenge in the mysterious post apocalyptic world of ‘A Dark Room’. If you’re lucky you’ll find some pasta and shrimp to make a yummy meal. So, Post-Apocalyptic Pasta, anyone?   Mel’s Recommendation: Game App: A Dark Room Available as either an iOS app or play it in your web browser at adarkroom.doublespeakgames.com An intriguing text based post-apocalyptic adventure! Stoke your Fire, talk to a Stranger, explore mysterious caves, and scavenge in abandoned neighborhoods. Can you survive?     Kelly’s recommendation Food: Lemon Pasta with Shrimp More from Chef Kelly. … Continue reading

Episode 61 -Tips on tea, organization, and drones

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS61.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSLet our drones help you organize your tea collection. Mel’s Recommendation:   Food/Beverages: Adagio Teas (adagio.com) Adagio is a wonderful online tea seller that allows tea nerds to create their own blends in addition to their regular blends. One really cool thing about this is that really awesome people have created tea blends based on their fandom of choice! Examples include Firefly (of course), Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Penny Dreadful, Doctor Who. There are even ones based on game characters from Dragon Age, Mass Effect, and Assassin’s Creed. There … Continue reading

Episode 52 – One Year!!!!

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS52.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWe have been “sharing all the awesome” for ONE YEAR!  Thanks to all of you who have listened. commented, retweeted, fav-ed, etc…  we truly appreciate it.   Kelly’s favorite Mel recommendation: Loot Crate http://www.lootcrate.com/ (episode 3) Kelly’s Top 10 Viva Joe Strummer – The Clash and Beyond (episode 12) Monument Valley (episode 31) QR Codes Kill Kittens: How to Alienate Customers, Dishearten Employees, and Drive Customers Away (episode 1) Alice Cooper – Special Forces (episode 38) gifgifmedia.mit.edu (episode 15) Suck (episode 21) Attack on Titan (episode 32) Bean Salsa (episode 21) … Continue reading

Episode 21 – Close Knit Sleeping Rock and Roll Vampires… with Salsa

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.hsfcorgis.com/ns/NS21.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWelcome back!  This week’s recommendations include a very cool app to monitor sleeping habits, a fun rock & roll vampire movie, a salsa recipe, and Mel breaks bad and recommends a knitting website.   KNIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIITTTERS!!!! Mel’s recommendations App: Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock An alarm clock app that tries to wake you according to your sleep cycle. It also uses the flash and camera on your phone to gauge your heart rate. It’s like magic… or science. It’s available for iOS. Check out Sleepcycle.com Website: Ravelry.com To make up for Kelly’s … Continue reading

Episode 14 – Oh, if Alchemy, then banish that Grand Budapest Hotel food

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.hsfcorgis.com/ns/NS14.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS  Alicia aka @ohalchemygirl joins us this episode. She’s a REAL musician in the indie rock band “Oh, Alchemy”. Please check out her band on twitter (@OhAlchemy) and their website, ohalchemy.com and on YouTube. Mel’s Recommendation: Game: Banished by Shining Rock Software A city building, resource management sim available for PC It’s $19.99 on Steam, the Humble Store, Gog, and at Shining Rock Software If you think you have what it takes to manage your resources and build up a town of hardened survivors, check it out. And really, who … Continue reading