The Happy Hour with Jamie Ivey (author)

Hayley Morgan joined me today for episode #101. Hayley is a writer, speaker, and entrepreneur who inspires women to create lives of more passion and less fuss. She and her husband started Wildly Co., an ethical children’s clothing line, and she is also the cofounder of the Influence Conference and Network. Hayley lives in Indianapolis, Indiana, with her husband and their four sons. You've heard me mention Hayley before as the co-author of Wild and Free, one of the best books I have read this year.

On today's show, Hayley and I chat about how she and her husband happened upon business ventures they never dreamed of. She shares how Wildly Co. was born and where they are today. I know you mommas will love Wildly Co. and the idea of less laundry and less painful mornings picking out clothes. So, make sure you go check them out, as Hayley is super generously offering all of you a discount of 25% with the code HappyHour!

We also chat about her summer of rest from all things work-related and her mission to get back to Hayley of 2010. I didn't know Hayley in 2010, but I really like Hayley in 2016, and I know you will too.

{You can listen to the show HERE. And of course, I would love if you would share with your friends. Just use the FB & Twitter links at the end of this post!}

Links from the Show


Wild and Free by Jess Connolly and Hayley Morgan + Simplicity Parenting by Kim John Payne and Lisa M. Ross + Emotionally Healthy Spirituality by Peter Scazzaro + The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah + The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown + Shrill by Lindy West

Influence Network

No Brainer Wardrobe

Wildly Co. - use code HappyHour for 25% off!

What Hayley is loving: her backyard and neighborhood, painting and reading beauty blogs on tinting and perming eyelashes

Connect with Hayley

Twitter // Instagram


Hooray Mail

Hooray Mail

Hooray Mail is subscription snail mail delivered twice per month for kids ages 2-6. In each brightly colored envelope find a personalized card and a fun activity! The activities are super simple and can be done in five minutes using supplies you already have around your home. Hooray Mail is perfect for working moms, proud grandmothers or aunts and uncles who want to give the kids that mean most to them a meaningful and lasting gift that delivers joy and love... one mailbox at a time! Use coupon code HAPPYHOUR to get 50% off your first month of Hooray Mail – that’s 2 snail mail cards per month!!

Prep Dish


Prep Dish is a healthy subscription-based meal planning service. When you sign up, you'll receive an email every week with a grocery list and instructions for prepping your meals ahead of time. After a couple of hours on the weekend, you'll have all of your meals ready for the entire week. You'll save time and have some amazingly delicious meals like Smoky Paprika Chicken Legs with Roasted Carrots, Parsnips & Fennel or Turkey & Zucchini Lasagna. And, Allison is offering listeners a special rate of $4 for the first month - that's only $1/weekly meal plan! You can't beat that. Check out Prep-Dish for this amazing deal! Use code: HappyHour

Direct download: HH_101_hayley_morgan_FINAL.mp3
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Today's guest on the Happy Hour is Annie Downs. Annie and I met this past Spring at the If Gathering and I knew when I met her that I would love her and she would be such a fun person! It was such a blast chatting with her on this podcast! We talked a lot about being BRAVE, especially since her newest book is called LET'S ALL BE BRAVE, we discussed college & fantasy football, she told me about when she was on the red carpet for the movie premier of The Fault In Our Stars, the Bachelorette, "hook-up culture" , the Civil Wars, and finally what we are watching and reading.

This podcast cracked me up because so many times we just would talk over each other and laugh so loud. She was a super fun guest! I'm giving away TWO signed copies of LET'S ALL BE BRAVE to one of you guys. Here's what I need you to do .... tell someone about the podcast. You can do that via your social media, or an email, or a phone call, or whatever you want. Also subscribe via iTunes or Stitcher if you haven't, and then leave me a comment telling me what you did and on Friday I'll pick a winner! So easy people!

Direct download: Annie.Downs.FINAL.mp3
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