The Grocery Stick Podcast

Jessica Silver & Francis Seow

Jessica and Francis are neighbors in Brooklyn, who have plenty to say about navigating life as parents of kids who love travel sports. Join them for a weekly laugh as they chat about travel hockey, travel soccer, travel synchro figure skating and anything else that pops into their heads. Instagram @NYCCyclones07 @TGSPodTwitter @TheGroceryStick

All Episodes

#20: Summer Break! Jessica is moving back to her new, old house and Francis is taking a family road trip. As NYC reopens from the virus shutdown, Jessica confronts a bum; the family welcomes Mojo but he's no attack dog; the punch list is giving Jessica headaches; and, racing cars is a blast until you hit the pit wall. We wish you a fantastic, healthy summer break and we'll be back recording in a few weeks. Take care everybody!Instagram: @TGSPod or @NYCCyclones07Twitter: @TheGroceryStickWeb: www.thegrocerystick.comEmail: thegrocerystickpodcast@gmail.comWe want your feedback!

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Jun 2020

46 min 57 sec

#19: Scam City! Jessica and Francis give a huge shout out to Billy for his personal attention to detail with the team skates; street parking is expensive in NYC; learn to avoid the bum-dropping-food scam; Francis' dentist tries to sell him 2 tons of gold; avoid buying VCRs and TVs from the back-of-a-truck; and watch for those speeding tickets while driving in Long Island. Instagram: @TGSPod or @NYCCyclones07Twitter: @TheGroceryStickWeb: www.thegrocerystick.comEmail: thegrocerystickpodcast@gmail.comWe want your feedback!

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Jun 2020

36 min 21 sec

#18: Francis recounts a grocery store pricing scam from Bridgehampton; Jessica finally gets Diana on the show to play "Are you smarter than a 4th grader?"; and she ends the show with a therapist scam!Instagram: @TGSPod or @NYCCyclones07Twitter: @TheGroceryStickWeb: www.thegrocerystick.comEmail: thegrocerystickpodcast@gmail.comWe want your feedback!

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Jun 2020

40 min 11 sec

#17: Jessica and Francis tell you how to avoid buying fake pro jerseys; ice rinks get ready to reopen; summer camps are going overboard with virus precautions; and let's have some fun with quirky hockey names. Instagram: @TGSPod or @NYCCyclones07Twitter: @TheGroceryStickWeb: www.thegrocerystick.comEmail: thegrocerystickpodcast@gmail.comWe want your feedback!

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Jun 2020

40 min 25 sec

#16: Ten weeks of hiding from the virus and we're all a little "Off Centre", eh. Francis can't catch a break with the elevators at home; Jessica and Francis ask the kids for Coach Danny-isms, and get nothing but KISS; there's a sad story about a cookie, eh; can you handle fourth grade math; Jessica needs to pick up her meds and still owes you some new ad reads.Instagram: @TGSPod or @NYCCyclones07Twitter: @TheGroceryStickWeb: www.thegrocerystick.comEmail: thegrocerystickpodcast@gmail.comWe want your feedback!

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May 2020

35 min 16 sec

#15: When it comes to fried chicken, breasts are dry and thighs really are better! Jessica and Francis have noticed that drivers are definitely not following traffic rules; where are all the cops; third time's a charm for the Apple Watch (#notasponsor); Jessica is hyper competitive and paces in her apartment; would you visit a restaurant when it reopens; and some of our favorite Shower Thoughts from Reddit.Instagram: @TGSPod or @NYCCyclones07Twitter: @TheGroceryStickWeb: www.thegrocerystick.comEmail: thegrocerystickpodcast@gmail.comWe want your feedback!

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May 2020

34 min 46 sec

#14: It's National Etiquette Week! Jessica and Francis get into a fight at the pier in Brooklyn; who decides what national "whatever" day it is; another elevator weirdo; Inception vs the Truman Show; the guilty pleasure of watching Succession on HBO; Jessica shares a chicken recipe; and why is Francis obsessed with the Apple Watch? Instagram: @TGSPod or @NYCCyclones07Twitter: @TheGroceryStickWeb: www.thegrocerystick.comEmail: thegrocerystickpodcast@gmail.comWe want your feedback!

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May 2020

36 min 51 sec

#13: Happy Mother's Day! For once, Jessica and Francis are on time with the holiday wishes. Is 9x6 the same as 6x9? Jessica recounts some funny NYC dating stories and she explains how online date #3 became "The One". Remember kids, whatever you post on the internet stays there forever! Instagram: @TGSPod or @NYCCyclones07Twitter: @TheGroceryStickWeb: www.thegrocerystick.comEmail: thegrocerystickpodcast@gmail.comWe want your feedback!

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May 2020

36 min 1 sec

#12: Jessica and Francis recount some recent "oh shoot" moments from the Great NYC Shutdown; crumbled salami; a broken freezer; and how on earth are we going to reopen NYC? Instagram: @TGSPod or @NYCCyclones07Twitter: @TheGroceryStickWeb: www.thegrocerystick.comEmail: thegrocerystickpodcast@gmail.comWe want your feedback!

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Apr 2020

36 min 21 sec

#11: Jessica and Francis count all the ways they are saving money during the great NYC shutdown; Jessica explains lockdown/shelter-in-place/quarantine/isolation; there are funny stories on the Citizen app; Francis is stressed by mask etiquette and has funny elevator stories; Jessica talks Passover & the origins of Goode Friday. Instagram: @TGSPod or @NYCCyclones07Twitter: @TheGroceryStickWeb: www.thegrocerystick.comEmail: thegrocerystickpodcast@gmail.comWe want your feedback!

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Apr 2020

37 min 34 sec

#10: Thank you to all the essential workers keeping the world ticking! Jessica and Francis recount week 3 of The Great NYC Shutdown: lost finger prints, how not to rob a bank, homeschooling your own kids is a bitch; go buy groceries alone; celebrate the Fountains of Wayne; and a huge thank you to Coach Danny O'Brien for live workout sessions. Plus a few more insults from Jessica :)No children were hurt recording this podcast. Support front line medical heroes through @eighteightsix, @wckitchen, @frontlinefoods, @queensfeedshospitals.Instagram: @TGSPod or @NYCCyclones07Twitter: @TheGroceryStickWeb: www.thegrocerystick.comEmail: thegrocerystickpodcast@gmail.comWe want your feedback!

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Apr 2020

34 min 19 sec

#9: Where Is The Charmin? Jessica and Francis revisit week 2 of the great NYC shutdown. Mom, mommy, mom, mommy, mom, mum, mommy, mommy! Do you have any idea where all the Charmin went? Instagram: @TGSPod or @NYCCyclones07Twitter: @TheGroceryStickWeb: www.thegrocerystick.comEmail: thegrocerystickpodcast@gmail.comWe want your feedback!

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Apr 2020

39 min 59 sec

#8: The Shutdown. Jessica and Francis lose track of time as they get through the first week of The Great NYC Shutdown - cook, clean, sleep. Repeat each day. Don't miss the chat about the good/cheap/fast matrix; construction troubles; don't flush tissues down the toilet; and there are more jokes! Instagram: @TGSPod or @NYCCyclones07Twitter: @TheGroceryStickWeb: www.thegrocerystick.comEmail: thegrocerystickpodcast@gmail.comWe want your feedback!

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Apr 2020

38 min 45 sec

#7: It's our Friday the 13th Episode. Jessica and Francis talk about the initial days of the great shutdown of NYC; wheat berries; diet sushi; best and worst travel sports for new parents. Jessica also hurls insults at Francis (part one). Instagram: @TGSPod or @NYCCyclones07Twitter: @TheGroceryStickWeb: www.thegrocerystick.comEmail: thegrocerystickpodcast@gmail.comWe want your feedback!

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Mar 2020

39 min 48 sec

#6: Goalies are definitely special! Jessica and Francis chat with two goalie dads, on the NYC Cyclones Peewee team, about how their kids got started and how they deal with the highs and lows of goalie life. Instagram: @TGSPod or @NYCCyclones07Twitter: @TheGroceryStickWeb: www.thegrocerystick.comEmail: thegrocerystickpodcast@gmail.comWe want your feedback!

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Mar 2020

34 min 12 sec

#5: Let's go Cyclones! The team celebrates their LIAHL Championship for 12U AA. Jessica and Francis talk about the death of plastic bags in NYC, coronavirus (wash your hands!), and jumping spiders. Unfortunately, the long awaited goalie dad interview is pushed to episode 6. Instagram: @TGSPod or @NYCCyclones07Twitter: @TheGroceryStickWeb: www.thegrocerystick.comEmail: thegrocerystickpodcast@gmail.comWe want your feedback!

Mar 2020

35 min 28 sec

#4: A belated Valentine's Day episode as Jessica explains Lupercalia to Francis. They both realize that Doordash is at fault, as they rant about a Panera order gone wrong. And, Francis recounts a multi-year effort to collect money from the valet. Instagram: @TGSPod or @NYCCyclones07Twitter: @TheGroceryStickWeb: www.thegrocerystick.comEmail: thegrocerystickpodcast@gmail.comWe want your feedback!

Mar 2020

31 min 21 sec

#3: That is not a typo! Jessica & Francis dissect the recent, and public story of a bantam-level hockey team that poops in several hockey bags of their opponents. Eeeeewwww. Instagram: @TGSPod or @NYCCyclones07Twitter: @TheGroceryStickWeb: www.thegrocerystick.comEmail: thegrocerystickpodcast@gmail.comWe want your feedback!

Feb 2020

14 min 30 sec

#2: Jessica & Francis recount some funny and not-so-funny stories about travel hockey parents encountered during the season. Plus we found a sponsor! Instagram: @TGSPod or @NYCCyclones07Twitter: @TheGroceryStickWeb: www.thegrocerystick.comEmail: thegrocerystickpodcast@gmail.comWe want your feedback!

Feb 2020

20 min 25 sec

Here we go with our first episode. Jessica and Francis chat about how travel hockey completely takes over their family lives!Instagram: @TGSPod or @NYCCyclones07Twitter: @TheGroceryStickWeb: www.thegrocerystick.comEmail: thegrocerystickpodcast@gmail.comWe want your feedback!

Feb 2020

10 min 49 sec

Welcome to The Grocery Stick Podcast with Jessica and Francis! Listen in on their humorous views about navigating life with kids who play travel sports. And of course they have funny rants about living in Brooklyn too. Thanks for stopping by. Instagram: @TGSPod or @NYCCyclones07Twitter: @TheGroceryStickWeb: www.thegrocerystick.comEmail: thegrocerystickpodcast@gmail.comWe want your feedback!

Feb 2020

1 min 58 sec