Show Notes

Kyla Templeton

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Arkansas mountain biking
youth mountain biking

 Ep. 28: Kyla Templeton, youth mountain biking director for Arkansas NICA

October 4, 2018

Becca chats with Kyla Templeton the Arkansas League Director for the National Interscholastic Cycling Association. This a mountain biking cycling league which gives middle school and high school students the opportunity to learn to mountain bike and race. Kyla was instrumental in starting the league in Arkansas; she models leadership and service for youth mountain bikers.

In this episode, she shares about her own outdoor passions and the most unique favorite thing Becca has ever heard... a toilet seat for winter! 

Becca's family has become very involved in mountain biking since moving to Northwest Arkansas, one of the top cycling destinations in the country. Check out the Arkansas NICA league at

Find a NICA youth mountain biking league near you at

Jessie Wagner

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 Ep. 25: Jessie Wagner, Food scarcity and Brightwater culinary school

August 29, 2018

Becca chats with Jessie Wagner, the Business Development Director for, Brightwater: a center for the study of food, in Bentonville, Arkansas. Jessie tells her own story of homesteading and working for the National Park Service prior to relocating to Bentonville. She shares about Brightwater,  which is similar to a culinary school, that is teaching people about food. Brightwater is also implementing a food recovery program to help those experiencing food scarcity. It was such a delight to visit with Jessie, we talked about her backyard garden, cooking with her daughter, so listen and enjoy!

Hannah Lugibihl

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Ep. 23: Hannah Lugibihl, BRCA (breast cancer gene) Previvor

August 15, 2018

Becca chats with Hannah Lugibihl who shares about testing positive for the BRCA2 breast cancer gene mutation, undergoing a double mastectomy and breast reconstruction; now making her a BRCA Previvor. Hannah opens up about her recovery process, her love of painting, and her favorite all natural skin care products Naturally So Yaya

Hannah is the blogger at where she writes about "Real Life Talk For Real Life Moms." 

Follow Hannah on Instagram @coldcoffeehotmess

Becca Peterson

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 Ep. 24: Becca Peterson, Facing fears as a high-functioning Autism mom

August 23, 2018

Becca chats with you about a fear she discovered relating to being the mother of a child with Asperger's / high functioning autism. This unknown fear from a past experience resurfaced while her 13-year-old son, who is diagnosed with Asperger's, was away at camp.  This is an authentic look into Becca's life as the parent of a high-functioning autistic child. She shares her imperfections, and how she resolved this fear, not allowing it to dominate her life while finding the bright side in this struggle.

Follow Becca on Instagram @browneyedbec

Alexis Necessary

Alexis Necessary founder of

Alexis is the visionary and co-founder of When I chatted with 

Alexis, she shared that Anchored NWA came from a longing for connection and feeling on the fringe of her social circles. Anchored NWA is a group which hosts events & speakers for women seeking personal development & connection. Anchored NWA will host an event with Beth McCord, enneagram coach, June 8-9 in Bentonville, AR. Learn more about the ennegram & become your best self at