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Which night creams will make you look well-rested, is quitting coffee really worth the headache, can emptying your closet actually bring you joy, and wtf is a gratitude practice, anyway? These are the kinds of self-care questions that wellness enthusiasts and writers Kate Spencer and Doree Shafrir discuss each week, along with a special guest, as they explore what it means to be getting older — and hopefully wiser. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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United States

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Which night creams will make you look well-rested, is quitting coffee really worth the headache, can emptying your closet actually bring you joy, and wtf is a gratitude practice, anyway? These are the kinds of self-care questions that wellness enthusiasts and writers Kate Spencer and Doree Shafrir discuss each week, along with a special guest, as they explore what it means to be getting older — and hopefully wiser. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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English

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917-733-7317


Episodes
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Episode 303: The Power of Laughter with Elise Hu

5/22/2024
Kate and Doree detail the sweet gifts that their kids got them before Elise Hu joins them to chat about their shared love of all things Costco, the joy of laughing in public, the drugstore cleanser Elise can’t live without, and the K-beauty product she has to smuggle in since it’s not sold in North America. Elise will be joining Doree as Forever35 co-host for the summer! Mentioned in this Episode Pre-order a signed book from KatehereJoin Kate Spencer at the LA book launch for One Last Summer - June 13th! forever35podcast.com shopmyshelf.us/forever35 balancebound.co/shop/forever35 Instagram (@Forever35Podcast) forever35podcast.com/newsletter Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:53:35

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Listener Q&A: The Perfect Costco Cadence

5/15/2024
Kate returns to bullet journaling and Doree has a Trader Joe’s snack recommendation. Then, they chat about listeners’ responses to Kate’s retirement announcement, the perfect Costco cadence, good colonoscopy foods, and the difference between free mugging a cup of coffee vs a glass of water. Mentioned in this Episode Pre-order a signed book from KatehereJoin Kate Spencer at the LA book launch for One Last Summer - June 13th! forever35podcast.com shopmyshelf.us/forever35 balancebound.co/shop/forever35 Instagram (@Forever35Podcast) forever35podcast.com/newsletter Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:43:49

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K&D’s Holy Grail Prods (PREVIEW)

5/13/2024
[You’re listening to a preview of this episode, available exclusively on our Patreon. To hear the full episode, join us at patreon.com/forever35.] Kate and Doree detail their fave skincare, makeup, and hair prods that have a time-honored space on their bathroom counters. Pre-order Kate's bookhere forever35podcast.com shopmyshelf.us/forever35 balancebound.co/shop/forever35 Instagram (@Forever35Podcast) forever35podcast.com/newsletter Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:05:12

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Episode 302: Behind the Beauty with Kirbie Johnson

5/8/2024
Kate dives into Doree’s vitamin C drawer and Doree starts a search for her “sole mate” before they bring on beauty expert and Gloss Angeles co-host Kirbie Johnson. She tells them all about the massage place to beat out all others, how her lifelong love affair with makeup has changed over the years, the celebrity beauty brands she recommends, and the industry’s current skincare fixation (spoiler: it’s hair!). Pre-order Kate's bookhere forever35podcast.com shopmyshelf.us/forever35 balancebound.co/shop/forever35 Instagram (@Forever35Podcast) forever35podcast.com/newsletter Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:04:50

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Product Recall: Celebrity Beauty Brands (PREVIEW)

5/6/2024
[You’re listening to a preview of this episode, available exclusively on our Patreon. To hear the full episode, join us at patreon.com/forever35.] Kate and Doree break down the history of celebrity beauty products, from Elizabeth Taylor’s perfume empire to Jessica Simpson’s edible makeup. Plus they ponder if celebrity products have gone too far, and reflect on which ones they find worth the purchase. Pre-order Kate's bookhere forever35podcast.com shopmyshelf.us/forever35 balancebound.co/shop/forever35 Instagram (@Forever35Podcast) forever35podcast.com/newsletter Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:05:18

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An Announcement from Kate and Doree

5/1/2024
This week’s episode comes with a big announcement: Kate has decided to retire as a co-host of Forever35, and her last episode will be May 29th. Please listen to the entire episode to hear Kate and Doree dig into this decision, the challenges of burnout and mental health, why quitting is a bittersweet form of self-care, their journey of being friends and business partners, what’s going to happen with the Patreon, and the direction Doree plans on taking the show come June. Thank you, amazing listeners, for all of your incredible support and community. We are so grateful. Pre-order Kate's bookhere forever35podcast.com shopmyshelf.us/forever35 balancebound.co/shop/forever35 Instagram (@Forever35Podcast) forever35podcast.com/newsletter Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:49:56

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Season One: The OC - Episode 27 (PREVIEW)

4/29/2024
[You're listening to a sneak peek of our new show Season One! To hear more episodes of Season One, join our Patreon at patreon.com/forever35 for just $5 a month.] It’s The OC Season One finale, babies! In our final hour together Seth goes sailing, Cal hates cilantro, Sandy’s a horny man, Theresa makes a tough decision, and Ryan returns to Chino! And for one last time, we ask, WHERE IS CAITLIN? Pre-order Kate's book! forever35podcast.com shopmyshelf.us/forever35 balancebound.co/shop/forever35 Instagram (@Forever35Podcast) forever35podcast.com/newsletter Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:05:07

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Episode 301: Last on the List with Lennon Parham

4/24/2024
Kate has returned to BB cream and Doree has a self-care doctor day. Then they’re joined by actor/writer/director Lennon Parham, who talks about growing up as “a weirdo,” her undying love of the Indigo Girls, learning to put herself first(ish), and caring for her aging parents as an only child. Pre-order Kate's book! forever35podcast.com shopmyshelf.us/forever35 balancebound.co/shop/forever35 Instagram (@Forever35Podcast) forever35podcast.com/newsletter Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:06:00

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Listener Q&A: Friends For A Season

4/17/2024
Kate and Doree dig into finding community IRL through game nights. Then, they hear from a new parent who feels shamed for getting sleep, discuss the looming changes in recommendation culture, and debate when you should wash your face after work. Pre-order Kate's book! forever35podcast.com shopmyshelf.us/forever35 balancebound.co/shop/forever35 Instagram (@Forever35Podcast) forever35podcast.com/newsletter Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:41:27

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Episode 300: Feeling Like Yourself at 40 with Franchesca Ramsey

4/10/2024
Doree has another great en-Doree-sment of a nail product and Kate is stoked to try it. Then, they talk with multi-hyphenate Franchesca Ramsey (you might know her as @Chescaleigh) about the beauty of a good foot rub, the social media app you shouldn’t sleep on, the way her online presence has changed over the years, and feeling the most like herself at forty. Pre-order Kate's book! forever35podcast.com shopmyshelf.us/forever35 balancebound.co/shop/forever35 Instagram (@Forever35Podcast) forever35podcast.com/newsletter Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:54:44

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Product Recall: Benetton (PREVIEW)

4/8/2024
[You’re listening to a preview of this episode, available exclusively on our Patreon. To hear the full episode, join us at patreon.com/forever35.] This is the tale of a family business becoming the fast food in fashion, and of provocative and very shocking ads. This is Benetton! Doree details to Kate the rise of the Benetton rugby shirt, how the brand became ubiquitous in the 80’s, and the Italian infrastructure their money is in today. Pre-order Kate's book! forever35podcast.com shopmyshelf.us/forever35 balancebound.co/shop/forever35 Instagram (@Forever35Podcast) forever35podcast.com/newsletter Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:05:15

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Dor & Kat’s Casual Chat: The Butt Doctor Will See You Now (PREVIEW)

4/5/2024
[You’re listening to a preview of this episode, available exclusively on our Patreon.To hear the full episode, join us at patreon.com/forever35.] Dor & Kat wonder at the lack of comfort in American bathrooms and discuss solo podcasting, making important doctor’s appointments, and how technology sometimes makes things more annoying. Pre-order Kate's book! forever35podcast.com shopmyshelf.us/forever35 balancebound.co/shop/forever35 Instagram (@Forever35Podcast) forever35podcast.com/newsletter Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:05:11

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Episode 299: Cold Plunging with Jo Piazza

4/3/2024
Doree is dealing with a serious sinus infection, while Kate is being influenced by her teen kid. Then, author and podcaster Jo Piazza joins them to chat about her new book The Sicilian Inheritance, the real-life murder mystery in her family that inspired the novel, the strange but exhilarating world of cold plunges, and falling down the rabbit hole of trad wives. Pre-order Kate's book! forever35podcast.com shopmyshelf.us/forever35 balancebound.co/shop/forever35 Instagram (@Forever35Podcast) forever35podcast.com/newsletter Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:04:17

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Dor & Kat’s Casual Chat: Check Minus Disorganized (PREVIEW)

3/29/2024
[You’re listening to a preview of this episode, available exclusively on our Patreon.To hear the full episode, join us at patreon.com/forever35.] Dor and Kat dig a little deeper into how important walks are for dogs' mental health, and then they discuss Kate's saved report cards and other papers from her childhood, Doree's terrible 5th grade teacher's latest business venture, and how it all kinda comes full circle. Pre-order Kate's book! forever35podcast.com shopmyshelf.us/forever35 balancebound.co/shop/forever35 Instagram (@Forever35Podcast) forever35podcast.com/newsletter Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:05:40

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Listener Q&A: Little While Friends

3/27/2024
Kate and Doree start a private detective agency and deal with a sinus infection and tennis elbow. Then, they chat about the friends who come and go over a short period of time, joining a classics book club, and moving past a long-term breakup. https://www.therippedbodicela.com/book/9781538737668r forever35podcast.com shopmyshelf.us/forever35 balancebound.co/shop/forever35 Forever35 Giving Circlehttps://www.grapevine.org/giving-circle/2nlhxOl/Forever35-Podcast Instagram (@Forever35Podcast) forever35podcast.com/newsletter patreon.com/forever35 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:41:32

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Season One: The OC - Episode 24 (PREVIEW)

3/25/2024
[You're listening to a sneak peek of our new show Season One! To hear more episodes of Season One, join our Patreon at patreon.com/forever35 for just $5 a month.] This episode of The OC has so. many. plotlines! Summer and Seth remodel Marissa’s room, Jimmy and Sandy lose their liquor license the night of their restaurant opening, Luke announces he’s moving to Portland (but not before he gets in a major car accident!), and Cal proposes to Julie which throws nepo baby Kirsten for a loop. Plus, Kate and Doree discuss Seth’s sudden amazing artistic abilities, Cal being his usual monster-self and blackmailing Marissa, Luke’s wild behavior in this (and really every) episode, and how Jimmy somehow never notices two teens renovating a room in his condo. forever35podcast.com shopmyshelf.us/forever35 balancebound.co/shop/forever35 Forever35 Giving Circlehttps://www.grapevine.org/giving-circle/2nlhxOl/Forever35-Podcast Instagram (@Forever35Podcast) forever35podcast.com/newsletter patreon.com/forever35 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:05:13

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Dor & Kat's Casual Chat: Royally Messed Up (PREVIEW)

3/22/2024
[You’re listening to a preview of this episode, available exclusively on our Patreon.To hear the full episode, join us at patreon.com/forever35.] Kat catches a cold and Dor has THOUGHTS on the royal picture scandal. Plus, they casually chat about the urge to buy things to be more minimalist, being out of the social media loop, grabbing that Trader Joe's kimbap, and finding the perfect carry-on. forever35podcast.com shopmyshelf.us/forever35 balancebound.co/shop/forever35 Forever35 Giving Circlehttps://www.grapevine.org/giving-circle/2nlhxOl/Forever35-Podcast Instagram (@Forever35Podcast) forever35podcast.com/newsletter patreon.com/forever35 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:05:15

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Listener Q&A: Trader Joe’s Snacks, Facebook Friends, and Other Small Joys

3/20/2024
Doree and Kate chat about the viral Trader Joe’s tote bag (among other viral TJ’s products). Then they hear from a listener about short-term friends with a long-term presence, another listener inadvertently life coaches Kat & Dor, and they discuss their the must-do’s when visiting Los Angeles. forever35podcast.com shopmyshelf.us/forever35 balancebound.co/shop/forever35 Forever35 Giving Circlehttps://www.grapevine.org/giving-circle/2nlhxOl/Forever35-Podcast Instagram (@Forever35Podcast) forever35podcast.com/newsletter patreon.com/forever35 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:39:43

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Episode 298: Afternoon (Bath) Delight with Sara Shepard

3/13/2024
Kate tries a new skincare tool and Doree realizes she’s begun wearing shoes that are way too small. Then, author extraordinaire Sara Shepard (Pretty Little Liars, The Lying Game) joins them to chat about identifying as a “daytime person” and being an afternoon bather, keeping her career spicy through her prolific writing, and how mom communities and desert memories led to the writing of latest book Nowhere Like Home. forever35podcast.com shopmyshelf.us/forever35 balancebound.co/shop/forever35 Forever35 Giving Circlehttps://www.grapevine.org/giving-circle/2nlhxOl/Forever35-Podcast Instagram (@Forever35Podcast) forever35podcast.com/newsletter patreon.com/forever35 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:51:41

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Season One: The OC - Episode 22 (PREVIEW)

3/11/2024
[You're listening to a sneak peek of our new show Season One! To hear more episodes of Season One, join our Patreon at patreon.com/forever35 for just $5 a month.] The self-referential meta episode of The OC has arrived. Summer stumbles upon an actor from her favorite show The Valley and manages to get the Newport gang all invited to a party at a club in LA. Between the party and the parents enjoying a restaurant meeting with meatloaf, psychoanalyzing Ryan’s need to save everyone, Paris Hilton’s cameo, Aunt Hailey’s secret career reveal, and Luke dramatically declaring he’s done sleeping with Julie Cooper within earshot of Marissa, Kate and Doree have a looooot to talk about. forever35podcast.com shopmyshelf.us/forever35 balancebound.co/shop/forever35 Forever35 Giving Circlehttps://www.grapevine.org/giving-circle/2nlhxOl/Forever35-Podcast Instagram (@Forever35Podcast) forever35podcast.com/newsletter patreon.com/forever35 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:05:13