Perk It Up! Lifting Our Holiday Spirits, Doing The Undoing and Listening to Nashville Hitmaker Aimee Mayo
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We set a goal for December 2020: Perk It Up! Today, we enjoy talking to an unexpected special guest from Nashville: Author + Hit Songwriter Aimee Mayo.

Her new memoir is Talking To The Sky.

Here's a Spotify playlist Lian put together of songs Aimee Mayo has written with artists such as Blake Shelton, Martina MacBride, Lonestar, Faith Hill and Kenny Chesney.

Congrats to Female First Sarah Fuller, kicker for Vanderbilt football and first woman to play football in the Power Five.

Entertaining Sisters:

The Undoing on HBO: No spoilers on the podcast today

Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker on Netflix. A documentary about Debbie Allen and her annual production of Hot Chocolate Nutcracker with students from Debbie Allen Dance Academy in Los Angeles.

Tuesday Trends: Early Bird Dinners, New Names for Faux Meat, Helicopter Parenting in the Online Classroom.

Gut Health? Liz is checking on her microbiome and has a few issues.

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