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New X1023 adds &Stephanie, Coady, and Lady D to the lineup

Spring has sprung a refreshing sound on the Cape- X1023 Love the 80's 90's and 2000's? We do, too, and are happy to be checking in with you from Cape Cods Music Channel! To kick off the fun, we are giving away $500 to the 20th caller who catches us…

We are off; Epic Roadtrip with my little man

​Pre-Pandemic, this trip was in the works as a solo "find myself, whoa is me, my career is over, now what" trip.  MK, one of my former co-workers, was also "dislocated" from her radio position. She had decided to head west and live with her…

Starting EforAll- this business is getting official!

​I am so excited to be amongst some really great Cape Cod Entrepreneurs for this cohort of EforAll. If you are curious about the program, find out more info here. I had my first assignment to blog about one of our recent meetings.  My…

Burned

​Yes, isn't that lovely! This injury is one week after a hot ball jar full of tea was accidentally spilled on my leg. I thought I was good having a Saturday night in. I watched shows, cleaned the house, rode my peloton had a sensible dinner; it…

Lemme has hit the road

Our Lemon has a name, and that name is Lemme! Lemme likes to help and do all kinds of things. He likes adventure and excitement, and he finds himself in all sorts of crazy places. He had a fun day at Hampton Inn Cape Cod Canal. He earned his travel…

Overcoming the Gaslighter; I am working through it.

I just ended a 20-year relationship with a person I thought was a friend. A person I never saw not involved in my life. Through circumstances beyond my control, I forced myself to look at the truth. This person was a toxic gaslighting manipulator.…

Basic Blade Meat in the Instant Pot

Basic Blade Meat- Instant Pot 3 lbs pork cut in pieces (usually pork butt, but I used county ribs with no bone from Walden Farms locally butchered pork) 2 Tbsp paparika 2 tsp salt 1 tsp cinnamon 3 Tbsp hot crushed pepper (liquid in jar) 2 garlic…

Overwhelmed; but I'm sucking it up

Here we are already 11 days into the new year, and I feel overwhelmed. New Year's Eve kicked off with me, bringing celebrating the hope of a new year solo drinking from a bottle of Veuve in the studio on Facetime by myself because Covid has…

12 Ideas for 2020 NYE at Home

Ideas for ending this 2020 safely? Some had an excellent year, but for most, I am sure we can agree- this year can move along now. In regular times, I would be figuring out what party I was going to DJ and how to fit fun in for the kids and my…

Wine-OH-Limp-ics

Not only did we play wine games but we added some foolish wine trivia to go along with the “feats of strength” Heather and I are ready for ‘festivus’; well Stephanie is but Heather’s bad back is preventing full participation. 1. The Wine…

Sushi at a Burger place?? Say I DO

Sushi at a burger place? The only thing you should be afraid of is not trying it! We all eat with our eyes. I have been watching some beautiful sushi rolls roll across my Facebook and Instagram feeds coming from JD’s Burger Company for a few weeks,…

3- Minutes with Hometown Juice

I had an amazing chat with Heather from Hometown Juice in Sandwich don't forget to listen to Lemonadio.com for their sponsored segment "Smooth Jazz Brunch" Hosted by Allison. Hear it here Listenhappier.com or here Podcast Here

Elevated Impressions on 3-Minutes Hosted by Stephanie Viva

I was so thankful when my friend Jen Dow introduced me to Briana Silvio of Elevated Impressions at the Mashpee Commons. She was getting ready to install Santa’s Village for this year and its time-slotted event. I spoke with Krysten Kelliher, the…

Happy Thanksgiving

​Happy Thanksgiving to everyone!  Love the ones you are with and worry less about what should have been. If you missed it, Erick from the Brown Jug and I hosted the Virtual Thanksgiving Parade in Sandwich. It was a star studded event and we…

Artist of the Week Carly Tefft- Lemonadio.com

Artist of the week- Carly Tefft I sent Carly a list of questions that I will be asking all of our artists and she was fabulous to answer them. What about the lyrics made you see this vision? “For the “Songs Past DarK” Acoustic EP Project, I…

Cranberry Orange Bread

Here is the recipe that I used for this bread. Mix all the wet ingredients then add dry into the wet. Fold in Cranberries last…EVERY time I say fold it in, I can’t help but think of David from Schitt’s Creek Orange Cranberry Bread 3/4 cup…

Baby Steps to regaining my fitness

I think it goes without saying that this year has been one of our most challenging yet. Not just my personal struggles have been difficult but so have so many people I know. Whether it is the loss of a significant cornerstone in your life like a job,…

Holy happenings

Holy Smokes, I have been a busy Lady! New- Lemonadio has enjoyed its “hiccup week” as we did the soft launch for Cape Cod’s Alternative! (Lot’s of fun, and we are only getting better at juggling this live interactive show) So happy to have…

Dumb Injury Alert

Well, I have no shortage of things to do kicking off the new station, live events, and a podcasting network launching ​of course now would be the time to strain a calf muscle! Flew out of bed with a massive charley horse scream crying at 2 am and…

New Gig!

Happy to be starting a new shift at New York City's Generations X and hosting Saturday night at the '80s. I am beyond excited to play music I haven't heard in a while, and I am jumping back into being a solo jock for the first time in 17 years, so…

D&S Getting Press

​Well it is pretty exciting when you get your first piece of press It is not exciting to have your first trolls.

Local Lunch with Lisa Z at EYHO in Falmouth

We have expanded the line up at Cape Cod's Mix 96 with Lisa Z coming on with us from 12-3 weekdays, and I am beyond thrilled to have her. She will have daily themes that I love- Positively Monday, Local Lunch, Wellness Wednesdays, and Freaky Fun…

The Dan and Stephanie Morning show has returned

We are thrilled to be back on the air this morning. Since January, we have been figuring out what is the best way to come back on and be there for everyone. We weren't ready to hang up the headphones and move on. We have become a staple wake-up…

My first COVID test

Calculating risk- that is what we all have been doing since the beginning of the pandemic. We all have to make choices-choices that are right for our health, physical, and mental. My choice was to attend a family wedding in North Carolina. I wore my…

Happiness is here-Wedding in Covid

Sitting at the kitchen table with my two aunts and my cousin on her wedding weekend- this dose of family time is long overdue. I am working away getting ready to relaunch the Dan and Stephanie Show, and my aunt Gail is sitting at the kitchen table,…

Too hot to cook

The forecast calls for me NOT in the kitchen! I have been trying to figure out what the heck to feed myself with the outdoor temps hitting 90 on the Cape for the last week and the foreseeable future. When this scenario arises, I usually eat junk…

Shark Circling Sandy Neck

We had our first camping trip this year at Adventure Bound, and Coti’s favorite beach was “Shark Beach,” aka Head of the Meadow beach in Truro. While we were there, we popped open the Sharktivity app used by The Atlantic White Shark…

Stay Hydrated

Something about this oppressive heat makes me crazy, and I never know what I want to drink. I was celebrating a friend's birthday for "Sunday Funday," The temperature was a soupy humid 85. So I did what any lady would do- one water, one boozy freeze…

Meet Cousin Eddie

I guess we didn't have enough going on in our life right now. We have an addition to the family. We purchased Cousin Eddie from a friend for $3,000, and we will be renovating him inside and out. I have been scouring Pinterest every free minute I have…

Oyster's Stephanie

Shopping List Three dozen Oysters Milk butter bacon 1 yellow onion Three cloves of garlic parmesan cheese One lemon or essential oil or your favorite citrus Kale old bay flour salt, pepper Start by boiling about 4cups of water in a pot for your…

Sure, you CAN work from home

Fits and Starts. That is the only way I can describe working from home. Some days I feel unstoppable, and I am finally getting somewhere and then... The ceiling caves in- yes, a series of home repairs have led to a disaster in Lilly's room. Now we…

Phases

I came across a saying today that I saw while scrolling through Instagram. It was on a local yogi/mental health youngsters page, and it spoke to me. "This THING that is limiting me Also once protected me so May I learn to honor it as I begin to…

&Stephanie Show

We have been working behind the scenes at something pretty special that is all our own live and local product.

Dinner at Stephanie's

Dinner at Stephanie's For the past week, I have been connecting with my family using Facebook Live or Facetime. When I was on the radio, I had a fan page and a personal page. I have been using my "married life" page more often, and that is where I…

Hey; Nice to meet you

Welcome to my new virtual space! I am Stephanie, a mom to a blended family on Cape Cod. I have been a broadcast professional for almost 25 years, and now I am forging my way into the unknown media culture of 2020. I was laid-off from a successful…