Episode 82 – 14 Envoys

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Episode 81 – Tidying Up at Sam’s

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS81.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS  Mel’s Recommendation: Book: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo Yes, Mel read a book about being a slob.  The book claims that if you follow the method outlined in this book, you will NEVER be a slob again. Ask me for an update in a year, folks. Despite the subject matter, I found this book to be very entertaining. The author does anthropomorphize her belongings and her house, but I … Continue reading

Episode 74 – Molly had a little lamb

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Episode 68 – Las Fairy

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Episode 65 – Disturbing Hooey

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Episode 64 – Unsimulate

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Episode 62 – Songs and Snacks of the Dead Santa

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Episode 60 – Crafty vinyl angels

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Episode 58 – MS-DOS Meets the Bride

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Episode 55 – The Return of Alice Cooper and Creepy Cute

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