Episodes
Thank you so much for supporting our show over the past year!! It means the world to us.  This week, we are celebrating the one year anniversary of The Sister Diary. We start the episode by comparing our lives and our mindsets last year to this year, and discuss why we started the podcast and how it has grown and evolved since last summer. Next, we consider the challenges of podcasting, share who would be each of our dream guests, and chat about our goals for the future. Finally, we answer...
Published 07/03/20
This week, we are joined by author and mindfulness expert Tinamarie Clark. After going through a mindset transformation of her own, Tinamarie created the Shift Stirrer Method to teach others how to become conscious of and to eliminate their own negative thought patterns. In the episode, Tinamarie talks about dealing with the guilt and shame brought on by her childhood, how she entered the wellness space after leaving a career as a model, and practical steps for reducing anxiety and living a...
Published 06/26/20
This week, we're chatting about the various phases we've experienced in our life, and what our ideal future life looks like. We also discuss the concept of presence and mindfulness, and why we're hesitant of creating a long term or "ten year plan". Thanks for listening! Produced by Dear Media
Published 06/19/20
This week, Maddie and our dad, Dale, sit down to discuss current events. Dale shares his take on COVID-19, Black Lives Matter, and what he thinks our return to "normalcy" will look like. We hope you enjoy this bonus episode! Produced by Dear Media
Published 06/15/20
Today, we’re so excited to be joined by Caroline Arapoglou. In this episode, Caroline shares the story of how she got into acting and provides insight on how she has seen the industry been affected by COVID-19, both negatively and positively. Caroline also discusses the experiences that she had and the characters that she played on the viral Netflix shows Outer Banks and Stranger Things. Finally, she shares a few tips for young actors.  Produced by Dear Media
Published 06/12/20
Thanks for listening to this week's episode. We encourage you to continue to have discussions about racial issues and use your voice to enact change, both on and off social media. Please also consider supporting the following organizations. https://minnesotafreedomfund.org https://www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd https://www.gofundme.com/f/i-run-with-maud https://www.blackvisionsmn.org https://blacklivesmatter.com https://bailproject.org http://nationalbailout.org Produced by...
Published 06/05/20
This week we’re joined by fellow YouTuber and podcaster, Kenzie Elizabeth! In this episode, we discuss Kenzie’s quarantine self-care routine and her new hobbies (HINT: lots of reading and cooking). She also shares stories of how she started her YouTube channel and podcast and how she has evolved her social media presence into a personal brand, building a strong community along the way. Finally, Kenzie talks about her journey with faith and how it has become an important part of her life, both...
Published 05/29/20
This week, we had the pleasure of being joined by Sam Abrahart. Sam is the founder and CEO of The Mayfair Group, a full service digital agency that helps businesses with branding, social media, PR, sales and more. Sam tells us the story of how she started Mayfair and shares some of the knowledge that she has picked up throughout her years of entrepreneurship. She discusses how she ‘made it’ in a competitive industry despite starting off with limited experience and connections, how she’s used...
Published 05/22/20
Here is part two of our episode with Mady and Scout from Okay Sis! We talk about LA stereotypes, our opinions on the city and the "ugly side" of the entertainment industry, and compare the differences between each of our high school experiences. To connect with Mady and Scout, make sure to check out their podcast (we were just on an episode!) and follow @okaysispodcast on Instagram and Tiktok. Produced by Dear Media
Published 05/15/20
Mady and Scout are sisters IRL and are also co-hosts of the amazing podcast, Okay Sis. We had so much fun recording with them this week and thoroughly enjoyed taking part in their sisterly banter. In this episode, we chat about Gen Z culture, viral TV shows, mental health in quarantine, and the story behind their decision to start a podcast together. We also share our opinions about living in LA and swap stories from each of our high school experiences. We will be on Okay Sis on Monday, so...
Published 05/08/20
This week, we’re talking about something no one really likes but unfortunately we all have to deal with… school. First, we discuss past school experiences and what it was like hopping from various elementary, middle and high schools throughout our lives. We talk about managing academic-related anxiety, staying motivated and organized, and tips for avoiding procrastination. Additionally, we dive into the challenges of adjusting to home school during quarantine. Lauren shares her first hand...
Published 05/01/20
We asked you guys, our listeners, to call and leave us a question, a problem, or anything else you’d like us to discuss on the podcast. This week, we’ve chosen a few of our favorite voicemails to play and answer live… and we’re really opening up. We talk about our obsession with TikTok, how we’re getting rid of our Canadian accents, high school stories, dealing with family fights, and even share who we’d choose as our lifelong roommate. We had so much fun recording this and want to make these...
Published 04/24/20
Published 04/24/20
Morgan Krizmanich is one of our closest family friends, and is also a successful international model who recently returned from living and working in Japan. In this episode, Morgan touches on both the positive and negative elements of the modeling industry. She starts by sharing the story of how she got into modelling and discussing the transformation she went through after being signed to an agency. We also chat about the experiences that she had while traveling around Japan to work with...
Published 04/17/20
This week, we’re so excited to be joined by Morrea Ollila, better known on Instagram as @madebymorrea. Morrea is a food blogger and wellness expert who shares beautifully curated recipes and a genuine portrayal of her life, and the challenges that she’s faced, with her followers. In this episode, Morrea talks candidly about her experience with depression and anxiety, how she healed her SIBO, and her decision to take a leave of absence from college. We learned so much about holistic health...
Published 04/10/20
This week, we are joined by Maureen Stockton, inventor and CEO of Formé. Maureen shares valuable lessons about success, being relentless and following your dreams, which she’s applied both to her life and to the development of her business. We learned so much throughout this episode and hope that you do too! Show notes: Forme’s instagram: @formecomfort instagram.com/thesisterdiary instagram.com/maddieorlando instagram.com/laurenorlando88 Blog: thesisterdiary.com FB group: The Sister Diary
Published 04/03/20
This week, Mimi Bouchard joins us on the podcast once again for a motivational and uplifting episode - exactly what we need in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. We talk about maintaining self-care and wellness routines while in quarantine, shifting our mentality toward current events and how to use this time off of work or school to set and achieve goals, work on ourselves and ultimately benefit our well-being. Mimi shares five “non-negotiables” that she is integrating into her daily...
Published 03/27/20
This week, we had the pleasure to sit down with Nicole Emrani - psychotherapist and founder of the popular app, Givingli. Nicole is a savvy millennial entrepreneur who noticed that the card industry had not been updated to reflect the realities of the digital age. Fueled by her background in mental health, Nicole set out to bring the human connection and community that exists offline into the world of social media by creating a platform that allows users to send customized cards to their...
Published 03/20/20
If you’ve ever wanted to start your own company, or are just interested in how clothing is made, you’ll love this episode! This week, we discuss the inspiration behind the name and vibe of Maddie’s new clothing company, Artless. She shares her knowledge of the process of designing and manufacturing clothing and talks about both the challenging and positive experiences that she’s had over the past year. Maddie also spills exclusive info about the styles that are being released this spring. If...
Published 03/13/20
As we all know, being a teenager and surviving high school is not easy!! This week, Maddie shares some important lessons that she’s learned over the years that she wishes she knew when she was in high school. We give advice on avoiding friendship drama, tips for getting good grades, how to deal with the pressure to have everything figured out, and more. We hope you enjoy this episode! If you liked it, comment your favorite part on our latest Instagram post. CONNECT WITH US:...
Published 03/06/20
This week, we thought it would be fun to sit down and bring you up to speed on what we’ve been up to in the past few weeks! We recap Lauren’s treacherous winter camping experience, our trip to Milan, and our very first fashion week. We end the episode by answering listener questions that were left on our voicemail. Call 833-DIARY88 and leave us a voicemail to be featured on an upcoming episode! CONNECT WITH US: instagram.com/thesisterdiary instagram.com/maddieorlando ...
Published 02/28/20
This week, we’re joined by our parents, Meredith and Dale Orlando! These highly requested guests share personal stories, like how they first met and how they picked out our names as babies. They also talk about their parenting style and family values, explaining the delicate balance that they’ve established between being our biggest supporters and ensuring that there are also boundaries and consequences. Finally, we talk about career and how we manage to work with our family members and still...
Published 02/21/20
Happy Valentines Day! This week, we share some of our favorite Valentines Day memories and talk all about the inevitable boy drama that comes with being a teenager or young adult. We give insight into our own past relationships and answer questions about what guys look for in girls, how to know when someone is right for you, gift ideas for your significant other, and more! We also share a male perspective from a special correspondent... Hope you enjoy! Show notes: ...
Published 02/14/20
This is our “master list” of favorite products, brands and random items that we loved in 2019, brought into 2020 with us and are continuing to rebuy and obsess over this year. Our lists span across all categories, from fashion and beauty to food, workouts and technology. A full list of items will be up on our blog as well, so make sure you check that out! Show notes: instagram.com/thesisterdiary instagram.com/maddieorlando instagram.com/laurenorlando88 Blog: thesisterdiary.com FB group:...
Published 02/07/20
You asked for it & here it is: the episode about all things fashion. In this episode, we discuss our personal style and where we shop, celebrity fashion inspo, and the concepts and inspiration behind Maddie’s clothing line, Artless. We also share tips for building an outfit, how to know when to invest on clothing, and how to style affordable and high end pieces together. Fashion bloggers for show notes: @weworewhat @emmaleger @jourdanslone @rumineely @allegrashaw @negin_mirsalehi
Published 01/31/20