The SavvyCast

The SavvyCast

The SavvyCast is a podcast of the Family Savvy blog, where Jamie Tarence will host savvy guests to discuss real life topics that affect us all. Food and family. Marriage and divorce. Fitness and health. The Enneagram and relationships. Each episode is designed to entertain, educate and inspire all who listen. Everyone is welcome at the table! So grab a cup of coffee, and let’s talk.

Episodes

June 11, 2021 42 min

In this episode of The SavvyCast, my guest, Carrie Morey, shares the story behind her phenomenal business~Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit. Carrie is a wife, mom, and entrepreneur whose made-by-hand mail order biscuit company is one of the South’s top small business success stories.

SOME THINGS DISCUSSED IN THIS PODCAST.
  • Carrie’s cookbook (one of my favorites) and a new one that is coming soon
  • How Callie’s Hot Little Biscuits were featur...
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    In this episode of The SavvyCast, I interview Annie B. Jones, the powerhouse female entrepreneur who has turned The Bookshelf Thomasville into a book lover’s paradise. THINGS YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS PODCAST.
  • How Annie acquired The Bookshelf Thomasville.
  • How the pandemic affected The Bookshelf and what pivots Annie made to keep business alive.
  • How being an enneagram 5 plays into her role as a female entrepreneur.
  • How her enneagram 3 husb...
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    As a blogger who is very passionate about food, I've had the wonderful opportunity to connect with other cooking bloggers through social media. On this episode of The SavvyCast, I welcome one of my favorite social media influencers, Wine and Dine with Jeff, to discuss our favorite thing—FOOD! Jeff is a prominent YouTuber who creates and shares a new, unique recipe each week. He has traveled the world and has learned different c...

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    On this episode of The SavvyCast, I welcome my friend and hairdresser of over 10 years, Kim Laslo, to talk about options for thicker and fuller hair for both men and women. From hair extensions to toppers to wigs and more, Kim walks us through each of these options to help those with thinning hair or baldness.

    What you’ll find in this episode: Options for women with thinning hair:
  • Clip-In Hair Extensions: you put these in and remov...
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    In this episode of The SavvyCast, my guest Ruth McKeaney joins me to discuss her book, Hungry for Home: A Year Together at Hillside Farm. If you want inspiration and ideas for creating a welcoming home, this is a must-have book. Ruth also shares myriad recipes that are fabulous for family dinners to large-scale parties.

    SOME THINGS WE DISCUSS IN THIS EPISODE:
  • Ruth and her husband’s years of experience in historic home “rehab” and f...
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    On this week’s episode of The SavvyCast, Jamie is joined by Suzanne Bailey to discuss living with two chronic autoimmune conditions, fibromyalgia and lupus. Suzanne is living a full and productive life despite having both lupus and fibromyalgia. She shares her journey to diagnosis, treatment, and ultimately management of both these conditions.

    Suzanne primarily manages her Lupus mainly with diet and exercise and vitamins. Since she...

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    This week I said goodbye to my best buddy of 6 years, Cam, my beloved Goldendoodle.

    AN UNEXPECTED AND SUDDEN TURN OF EVENTS.

    Life as I knew it was business as usual last week. Menu planning, grocery shopping, creating blog content, and doing my day-to-day routine. Zane was out of town with our daughter and some friends on a Spring vacation in Miami.  I was home with my constant companion, Cam, doing life per usual. Little did I kno...

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    We all know someone in our lives who is grieving, whether it’s from the loss of a loved one, divorce, job loss, health complications, etc. Maybe you are currently grieving, too. Dimy Mixon, a marriage and family therapist specializing in grief counseling for women, offers practical advice for navigating grief (our own or that of a loved one). In this episode of The SavvyCast, Dimy Mixon, founder and owner of Fountain Counseling in ...

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    Who doesn’t love a good pizza? This episode is for those of you who want to cook delicious pizzas in your own kitchen that your entire family is sure to love! In this episode, I talk-through step-by-step on how to make these yummy pizzas, savvy tools to use, my favorite ingredients, the best toppings, and more.

    Here is what you’ll find in this episode:

    Best Pizza Crusts

  • Against the Grain Gourmet Three Cheese Pizza Shell (Gluten-Fre...
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    In this episode of The SavvyCast, I share my favorite store-bought frozen food items and how I use them to prepare delicious meals, appetizers, snacks, and more.

    Here is what you’ll find in this episode:

  • The Flying Meatballs (My favorite kind is their Three Meat Beef, Veal, and Pork meatballs!)
  • When preparing these meatballs, I love to combine them with Rao’s sauce, especially if I’m adding these meatballs to spaghetti. If I reall...
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    We all want to feel comfortable in our own skin, and taking care of our skin is one way we can do that! We all want to prevent our skin from aging, and we long for beautiful, healthy, glowing skin. So, how do we achieve that? On this episode of The SavvyCast, Dr. Pearce from Reveal Beauty joins me on the podcast for the 3rd time to discuss all things skincare. We discuss how to take care of your skin on a daily basis, what products...

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    Chronic foot pain can feel debilitating at times, but the good news is there are options out there to improve our foot health and rid ourselves of pesky foot pain. In this episode of The SavvyCast, my good friend (and cousin), Kristy McKinney, joins me to discuss how to fix foot pain.

    Kristy dealt with foot pain for almost 25 years, and after being educated about foot health, she has zero pain in her feet! Kristy received her gait ...

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    Want to know tips and tricks from an experienced interior designer on how to decorate your home? Looking to revamp your house on a budget? Seeking out the newest design trends? In this episode of The SavvyCast, Laura Dockery of Laura Dockery Design joins the podcast to answer YOUR questions—both big and small—about Interior Design.

                  Here is what you’ll find in this episode:

  • What are the best paint colors to use in you...
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                  Searching for a new mattress can be a daunting task, because it’s full of researching and testing out what suits you and your needs. Everyone wants to get a great quality mattress without breaking the bank. As many of you know, I’ve been going through the process of purchasing a new mattress, and several of you have asked me about my shopping experience. In this episode, I tell all about the highest recommended mattr...

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                  Many of you asked for a Family Savvy cooking course, and guess what? YOU GOT IT! On this episode, Iris O’Brien, a culinary expert who has worked for publications such as Southern Living, joins the podcast to talk about the upcoming Family Savvy virtual cooking course. Iris has been working alongside Family Savvy to create this cooking course for people who want to have confidence in the kitchen but don’t want to spen...

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    Topics Discussed in this Podcast  

  • The one procedure that is the “biggest bang for the buck."
  • The one thing both doctors recommend for women to “add on” while they are having surgery. 
  • The truth about neck lifts.  
  • The best laser for the face if you are ok with down time.  
  • How the Infini works to tighten skin.  
  • How the CO2 laser and the Infini are different and how they can be combined for best results. 
  • How to determine if insuran...
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    In this episode of The SavvyCast, Jamie talks with Steve Cockram and Alexis Girvan about the 100 X Leader Cohort designed to equip people to become leaders worth following.

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    In this episode of The SavvyCast, I talk with Debra Hewitt, my favorite Southern artist who creates beautiful abstracts, watercolors, landscapes, acrylic shadowboxes, intaglios, and more.

     

    Who is Debra Hewitt?

    A native of Oxford, Mississippi, Debra grew up surrounded by lovely homes filled with antiques and art. Debra developed a love for beautiful things at an early age. As a young girl, she watched her mother, a self-taught a...

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    Learn how to be a perfect party host with tips from an expert - Leslie Byars Register - who shares her entertaining advice on The SavvyCast podcast.

    WHO IS LESLIE BYARS REGISTER?

    Leslie worked at Southern Living Magazine for almost a decade as a Senior Photo Stylist in the Foods Department. She has hosted thousands of guests in her own home and curated myriad themed parties and celebrations.  She published her tried and true hostes...

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     My friend Marie and I share this Trader Joe's shopping list of 40+ "favorite things" that we recommend and keep in our pantries and freezers.

    Podcast on Trader Joe's favorite things.

    If you love hearing the details on all of the items on the Trader Joe's shopping list, Marie and I discuss it all on the podcast. You can listen by clicking on the podcast player above or on your favorite podcast platform (iTun...

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