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Beyond Picket Fences


We empower women globally to embrace their journey through the power of storytelling, healing & community. We provide a platform that strives for open-mindedness, authenticity and genuine connection.



…No chaser!

We began Beyond Picket Fences with the women’s journey and storytelling in mind.  



Beyond Picket Fences produces a weekly podcast that embarks on tough conversations affecting the women’s divine unfolding and healing journey.

The Ladies of BPF

Mandi and Naomi are two friends in their mid-forties living in the Denver, CO metro area. They formed Beyond Picket Fences to welcome all women from all areas and backgrounds to come together to share their stories. Welcome to our community!

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Beyond Picket Fences is a weekly podcast, where we believe that through authentic storytelling, community, trust, vulnerability & casual conversations we can impact the lives of women on their journey of self-love & healing.

Episode #74: Podcasting: Tips and Resources w/ Naomi Mellor

Episode #74: Podcasting: Tips and Resources w/ Naomi Mellor

Naomi Mellor is back!!! As you recall, Naomi was our guest on Episode #46: A Veterinarian’s Story, When Dreams Become Reality  In this episode, Naomi joins us again to talk podcasting. She walks us down her journey and we do as well. You will also be given helpful...

Episode #73: Being A Single Mom, w/ Diane Shroeder

Episode #73: Being A Single Mom, w/ Diane Shroeder

Today, we welcome Diane Schroeder to our table. Diane is a yoga-practicing, wine-loving, meditating, positive disruptor.  She has spent her adult life in the fire service and currently serves as a battalion chief. She is a single mom to an amazing little man and...

Episode #72: Thought Provoking Topics w/ Mandi & Naomi

Episode #72: Thought Provoking Topics w/ Mandi & Naomi

What is your biggest regret in life? Are you more comfortable around men or around women? Mandi and Naomi chat about what regret means to them and whether they have any or not. They also discuss if they are more comfortable around men or women and how that's changed...

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I am so excited to share with you an empowering women’s podcast. Together these two women touch on topics that I’m sure a lot of us can relate to. Between hitting life’s road blocs head-on, to observing current real-life events going on in the world today!

They sore through their own personal experiences in hopes to support those who may need reassurance that you are not alone.

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I love listening to this podcast and getting to hear different women’s stories. It gives you insight into lives that you may not have gotten to know otherwise. I can’t to hear what’s next!


It is a joy to listen to real stories from real women. You can tell there is not a lot of editing done on this podcast. That is appreciated. Embrace everything, including out imperfections.

Keep the honest table top conversations. It’s better than the interview-style podcasts.

Namaste Everyone

Really interesting and can’t wait to hear more topics! 


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