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The Happy Hour with Jamie Ivey is a podcast that women love. It’s hosted by Jamie Ivey and each week she invites a girlfriend to join her and they chat about the big things in life, the little things in life, and everything in between. Topics include marriage, faith, children, parenting, sorrow, grief, joy, justice, books, what they are loving, plus so much more. To subscribe to the show and make sure you never miss an episode go to

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Happy Half Hour #10: Emily P. Freeman

By On July 22, 2016

  My friend, Emily P. Freeman is back today for her second appearance on the Happy Hour. If you missed her the first time, make sure to catch up here. Emily  is… Read More


Happy Hour #98: Katherine Wolf

By On July 21, 2016

My guest for episode #98 is the amazing Katherine Wolf. At the age of 26, Katherine suffered a massive brainstem stroke while her 6-month old baby James slept in the other room. Against all odds, she… Read More

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Happy Hour #97: Melissa Russell

By On July 18, 2016

My guest for episode #97 is Melissa Russell, Senior Vice President of Global Advancement at IJM, a global organization that protects the poor from violence in the developing world. She drives the core… Read More

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Happy Half Hour #9: Jamie B. Golden

By On July 14, 2016

  She’s bacccccccckkk! Y’all loved Jamie B. Golden the first time, and I am so excited to have her back for the ninth episode of the Happy Half Hour. If you missed… Read More

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Happy Hour #96: Jen Hatmaker & Rachel Hollis

By On July 6, 2016

Today my dear friends, Jen Hatmaker and Rachel Hollis joined me for a very special episode of the Happy Hour. Tomorrow, we are getting on a plane together to head to Ethiopia… Read More


Happy Hour #95: Amber Haines

By On July 1, 2016

My guest for episode #95 is Amber Haines, author of Wild in the Hollow. She is the mother to four sons and wife to guitar-playing author and attorney Seth Haines, who curated The Mother Letters for and… Read More

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Happy Half Hour #8: Sophie Hudson

By On June 26, 2016

My friend Sophie Hudson is the guest for The Happy Half Hour #8. She joined me first on episode #54. Make sure to catch that here. If you’re not familiar with Sophie, scoot on over… Read More

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Happy Hour #94: Alexandra Kuykendall

By On June 23, 2016

My guest for episode #94 is Alexandra Kuykendall. Like many of us, she spends her days washing dishes, driving to and from different schools and trying to find a better solution to the… Read More

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Happy Half Hour #7: Melanie Shankle

By On June 22, 2016

My guest for The Happy Half Hour #7 is my friend, Melanie Shankle. Melanie is a Happy Hour favorite. You can listen to her first appearance on episode #35 here. Melanie is working… Read More


Happy Hour #93: Jessica Robertson

By On June 18, 2016

My guest for episode #93 is my the very lovely and beautiful, Jessica Robertson. Reality television star and busy mother-of-five, you probably know Jessica as the wife of Jules Jeptha “Jep” Robertson,… Read More


Happy Hour #92: Ashley Noelle

By On June 17, 2016

My guest for episode #92 is my friend, Ashley Noelle. Ashley is the girl you want to be around. She has a Saturday night kinda personality with a Sunday morning kinda heart.… Read More

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Happy Hour #91: Meg Duerksen

By On June 8, 2016

My guest for Happy Hour #90 is the Meg Duerksen. Meg is the mom of five big kids and wife to Craig of 21 years. She has found great joy in the role of… Read More

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Happy Half Hour #6: Gloria Furman

By On May 30, 2016

My guest for The Happy Half Hour #6 is my friend, Gloria Furman. Gloria and her family live in Dubai, where they started a church. She was a fan favorite back in… Read More

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Happy Hour #90: Lauren Chandler

By On May 25, 2016

My guest for Happy Hour #90 is the very beautiful Lauren Chandler. Lauren is a momma of three kids and wife to Matt Chandler, the lead pastor at The Village Church and President… Read More