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Almost Prepared

Almost Prepared

By Jamie Balogun
Life is hard and puts us in so many different situations every day, and we're here to help! From planning a wedding, to owning a dog, Jamie & Victoria will help prepare you for anything that life throws at you.
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Diamond encrusted blender and bagel bites!
We're almost halfway into 2021!! This week, we're celebrating Mother's Day! Is it weird to give your parents money as a gift?! We chat about Bill & Melinda Gates getting divorced; is there a celebrity couple you'd be upset broke up? What animal do you think is the rudest? Things to look forward to for May, a woman who is suing over bagel bites and 5 random facts to make you a little smarter!
22:50
May 7, 2021
Smooth Jazz and super glue!
We kick off the show with Victoria grilling Jamie about his new "healthier" lifestyle. We chat about a celebrity we can't stand, and our biggest pet peeves. We give you the top things you can do to make yourself a better driver, what introverts are worried about when the pandemic is over, a weird spot where a lady put superglue, and 5 random facts to make you a little bit smarter! 
23:50
April 30, 2021
Arnold Schwarzenegger and a coronavirus influencer!
Welcome to the last weekend of April! This week, we chat about how coronavirus influencers have become a thing! What celebrity would you want to lead us in the event of an alien invasion? There's a list of some spicy baby name suggestions for Victoria, and 5 random facts to make you a little smarter!
23:30
April 23, 2021
Cucumbers and a COVID-19 birthday!
We got a fun filled show this week! We chat about TV shows that we're currently binge watching, the top things people are embarrassed to buy in the store, the latest food trend involves dipping pizza in something odd, is being lazy good for you? And a new dining experience for you and your cat!
21:55
April 16, 2021
Half price chocolate and foot fetishes!
Happy Easter! We chat about how our Easter holiday was and do you still give gifts for Easter? We discuss the right way to eat a chocolate bunny, how an 18 year old made $1 million dollars in 6 hours, and what are some people spending 30 minutes a day doing online?! 
25:49
April 9, 2021
Pickles on the table and no name ketchup!
April is already here and we chat about all things Easter; our traditions, the better chocolate, mini eggs or cream eggs. Find out the top 5 things women carry in their purse during a pandemic. Heinz has some new mashups coming out that you'll either love or hate. There's a new job you can apply for that you're gonna LOVE !! What did Victoria steal?! And Jamie saw something on the dinner table that he's NEVER seen before, and it completely blew his mind!!
28:24
April 2, 2021
Preparing for a new show
It's a new show packed with lots of fun conversation, questions and stories!! We ask each other 1 question, no holds barred, chat about the price of gas, Victoria gets super passionate about the best and worst Tim Horton's donuts, and a story about a guy in Florida who was doing something very interesting with a pickle!
30:58
March 26, 2021
Preparing for breaking up
It's not fun to do it, but it's a part of life that we're helping you prepare for! We chat about healthy (and unhealthy) ways to deal with a break up, self care tips, the dos and don'ts and the most RIDICULOUS reasons people have broken up, including why Jamie broke up with someone!
34:09
March 12, 2021
Preparing to buy a house
Are you ready to make the BIGGEST purchase of your life? We're chatting all about buying a house! The dos and the don'ts, how much the average house costs, common mistakes people make and you'll never guess how much Jamie bought a condo for in Toronto!!
22:60
March 5, 2021
Preparing for a wedding
We're talking a walk down the aisle and preparing you for a wedding! Victoria shares her firsthand experience about planning a wedding, an interesting system for choosing your wedding guests during a pandemic, tips on how to make your special day a little more affordable and Jamie almost put a ring on what?!
34:00
February 27, 2021
Preparing for dating in a pandemic part 2
Back by popular demand, we're chatting about how to navigate dating in a pandemic! What are the top dating apps to try out? We'll give you some helpful tips on how to not drive your partner crazy, the dos and don'ts of dating in a pandemic, some new pandemic dating terms and should you be getting anal swabs?!
30:00
February 19, 2021
Preparing for Valentine's Day
The day of love is here, are you ready for it?! Jamie and Victoria share stories about their worst Valentine's date, give you some gift ideas for new couples, long term couples and virtual dates. Find out what Victoria's husband got her last year for Valentine's day and do you have to ask your partner to be your Valentine?
27:00
February 12, 2021
Preparing for social media
How many hours a day are you on social media? Victoria is on it for 3+ hours a day!! Whether you're obsessed with it , curious about it or want to improve your social media skills, Jamie and Victoria will prepare you for everything you need to know. From how to use the different platforms, the pros and cons of social media, new apps you are gonna wanna check out and Jamie joins TikTok on the show to see what all the hype is about.
31:06
February 5, 2021
Preparing for RuPauls' Drag Race
Shantay you slay!! Jamie and Victoria break down everything you need to know about the hit show; how the works, drag herstory, drag terminology and Victoria tests Jamie's drag knowledge!
18:12
January 21, 2021
Preparing for owning a cat
The cat's out of the bag! We're talking everything you need to know before getting a cat: the most popular breeds, common misconceptions, the top things most cat owners have done, and a certain jingle that's going to get stuck in your head all over again! And find out if Jamie really is a crazy cat lady after all!
19:24
January 14, 2021
Preparing for buying a car
It's one of the biggest purchases of your life, do you know what you should do beforehand? Jamie and Victoria give you the ins and outs of buying a car, new or used, from a dealership or private party. You'll hear some car horror stories, the most and least popular car colors and the very unorthodox way that Victoria got her first car!!
33:06
January 7, 2021
Preparing for NYE
Are you ready to say goodbye to 2020? If you're going to make any resolutions, Jamie and Victoria give you some tips on sticking to them, advice on how to enjoy NYE during a pandemic and find out what Victoria's goal is for 2021!
24:31
December 31, 2020
Preparing for saving money
Money comes and money goes, but wouldn't it be nice to have  more of it?! Especially after 2020... Jamie and Victoria give you every money saving tip they know, from budgeting, the 50/20/30 rule, the 30 day rule, how to get a bunch of free stuff from stores, and Jamie shares where he got his inspiration to save money!
16:17
December 24, 2020
Preparing for living in a small town
Say goodbye to the big city, and hello to small town life! Jamie and Victoria cover everything you need to know about living in a small town. The pros and cons, activities you can do,  the power of the community and Victoria reveals if she truly loves her small town life .
21:26
December 17, 2020
Preparing for Christmas
We're ending 2020 with a Covid Christmas!! When do you put up your tree? Handling Christmas during a pandemic, and what is the BEST Christmas cookie? Plus who do you think has more Christmas spirit, Jamie or Victoria?
22:00
December 10, 2020
Preparing for moving out
Are you ready to pack up and move on your own? It can be scary, but we got you covered! Jamie and Victoria talk about their first experience moving out, the pros and cons of hiring movers or doing it on your own, helpful tips before you move in, and things you need to know before signing a lease!
23:33
December 3, 2020
Preparing for winter
Winter is here unfortunately, are you ready for it? Jamie and Victoria dive into helping you prepare your car, your body, mind and the BEST advice for how deal with the cold months ahead of us!
17:22
November 26, 2020
Preparing for dating in a pandemic
Everybody needs a little lovin', even in a pandemic right? Jamie and Victoria discuss how to date during a pandemic, first date ideas,  navigating the first kiss and glory holes!!
14:31
November 19, 2020
Preparing for owning a dog
Jamie and Victoria tackle what you need to know before owning a dog including the most popular breeds, whether you need pet insurance and adopting a dog vs getting one from a breeder!
15:49
November 12, 2020
Preparing to take a road trip
Jamie and Victoria discuss preparing to take a road trip during the pandemic. Things you need to think of in advance, what snacks to bring, snacks to avoid and how to stay safe!
19:30
November 5, 2020