Sharing stories and interviews of extraordinary people in the agriculture and western industries, Tyler Schuster sits down with those basically famous in her life!
Martha Hollida Garrett started Holliday Co in 1984 to meet the needs of agriculture and beef cattle marketing. Today Martha can be found writing, editing, managing social media and more! Martha is an alumni of Texas A&M University and the loudest and proudest aggie. This week we sat down with Martha to talk about her career and how she has seen the evolution of marketing in the cattle business.
Virginia Huffman has a deep passion for wildlife, livestock and interior design. Originally from San Angelo, TX, Virginia now lives in Fort Worth where she works as an interior designer. Virginia is full of life and chats about her adventures and love for Africa.
Morgan Mathis Hodges joins Tyler Schuster this week to talk about Hodges Livestock. Morgan and her husband Kade started their business and run multiple species of livestock in Sterling City, Texas. The couple is rooted in faith and strives to be good stewards to God's creation.
You can learn more about Kade and Morgan here.
You can also learn more about her master program here.
KSAT 12 Meteorologist Mia Montgomery joins Tyler Schuster on the podcast to chat about how she got into meteorology. They also talk about what a typical work day looks like for Mia and the preparation that goes into getting a show together.
Kayleigh Taylor also known as KK, joins Tyler Schuster this week to talk about being comfortable in who you were made to be and what she would tell her younger self. KK also talks about landing a job in the equine industry and how she got to where she wants to be.
Dr. Sam Cunningham is a professor, mentor, leaders and someone very passionate about the cattle industry. Sam is someone I admire for her passion for the industry but also the next generation. Sam shares how she got to where she is today and how she is working to create balance and boundaries. Also, if you listen all the way though, you will learn where learn from Fern came from.
Growing in your career can be hard. Jaclyn Parrish sits down and chats about moving away from home and starting a career. Jaclyn shares advice on getting into agriculture careers but also the benefits of getting experience outside of agriculture.
Shelby Smith is a teacher, influencer, and wife. Shelby
shares how she got into content creation and getting in front of the camera. From the Cheyenne Frontier Days to her classroom, Shelby shares all things western fashion and fun.
To connect with Shelby you can check out her blog – https://westernaesthetics.blog/
Instagram - @southern_beauty113
Lexi Hoagland knows what a great network can do for you. Tune in this week as she shares tips and tricks and a great group she created called Cowgirls & Cocktails. Lexi talks about her time in Nashville to getting her start in Texas.
Connect with Lexi - https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexihoagland/
Cowgirls & Cocktails - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1137708760140272/
Heather Welper is someone who has crafted a life she enjoys. From her work to magna wave to content creation, Heather spends her days doing all three. Heather has a unique style that makes her stand out and she loves all things herefords. Heather now uses her platform to shares all the fun things but also the hard things.
Heather and I met at Tarleton State University in 2017 and have stayed in touch. She is someone who is passionate about what she does and has a huge heart for kids that show livestock.
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Sara Rader is a fellow Tarleton alumnus who has found her way into the agriculture and western industries joins host, Tyler Schuster this week. Now in her role at Priefert, Sara gets to work with a lot of top rodeo athletes, travel the United States and continually be inspired by those who live for this land. Sara shares how she has worked to create balance and boundaries, as well as advice she would have given her younger self.
Sara also photographs livestock shows part time and shares how she discovered her love for photography!
Natalie Koehler Denbow wears many hats and she wears them
all so well! When she not being a mom and fashionista you can find her serving
Bosque county as the County Attorney. Natalie joins us to talk about her law
practice, raising kids, and fashion. Natalie has a great fashion sense and always
has super unique pieces. She gave our listeners tips and tricks for shopping at
Round Top and how she has built the wardrobe of her dreams.
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Tucker Brown is well known for his social media content. Tucker not only educates viewers but does a great job entertaining them! This week Tucker Brown from the R.A. Brown Ranch in Throckmorton, Texas joins me on the podcast. Tucker and I talk about working with family, raising a family, his role in the ranch, and of course social media. Tucker started out posting on social media during the pandemic and has continued to do so since. Tucker is not only a great steward for the land but a great husband and dad. You can find Tucker sharing content from faith to family across all platforms.
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The Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo is legendary! This 23 day event brings in over 1.2 million attendees, over 30,000 livestock show exhibitors and 5,000 equine exhibitors. Lauren Lovelace Murray joins us this week to chat about FWSSR. 2024 will be Lauren's 19th year with the stockshow and rodeo and she shares what she does in her role as Horse Show Director.
Zoee Nolen joins Tyler on the podcast this week to chat about her time as a Texas FFA State Officer. Zoee shares the challenges she faced while being on the road and being a full-time college student. Zoee shared her heart for serving the Lord and what her future plans are. We chatted all things friendship, agriculture and more!
Tyler Schuster sits down to share all things about basically famous and her plans for season 4. Tyler answers the questions she plans to ask guest this season. Tyler chats all things podcasting, life, cattle and agriculture.
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You asked and Tyler listened. Tune in this week to hear the answers to questions you asked. Tyler talks about motivation, burnout, stress, confidence and more this week on the podcast.
Emily Lochner has a deep passion for agriculture and livestock judging. Emily shares how she got involved in livestock judging and how she hopes she leads kids to Jesus through the livestock judging program.
Dr. Chandra Andrew joins us this week on the podcast to share more on The Show, motherhood and advice she would have given her younger self.
After graduation Taylor Morton found herself back in Fort Worth and without a job. Taylor shares how she landed her job at Justin Boots and her advice on building your network.
Martha Santos has roots that run deep in agriculture. This week Martha shares how she now uses her passion while working in energy and how she is bridging the gap between industries.
What is better than sitting around a coffee table and chatting with your gal pals! Tune in this week to hear from Katie, Kendra and Courtlyn about life, jobs, and dating. The girls share how they have gotten to their dream jobs and how they made the most of their time in college.
Shelbi Tidwell joins us to chat about her career as a boot designer. Shelbi designs boots for Justin Boots and even shares some of her favorite pairs she has designed.
This week Morgan Davis sits down with Tyler to talk about her transition from corporate America to being an ag teacher. Morgan also shares her faith and the role it has played in her life.
Owner of Wandering Maverick Boutique, Kodye Neel-Martinez sits down with Tyler to discuss how she started her business. Kodye talks about how an internship inspired her to chase her dreams full-time and the advice she would give her younger self.
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Emily Grant is a county extension agent and raisers show goats with her parents! Emily shares how working with family can be challenging and rewarding!
This week both guest are graduates of TCU Ranch Management and give our listeners insight to the program and being a woman in ag!
Morgan Brown talks all things be a woman on the ranch and bringing in new ideas. Morgan shares the real struggles she faces daily on the ranch and her goals in 2023.
Lettie McKinney is a woman who wears many hats. Lettie talks to us about her air bnb, wedding venue, ranching and direct to consumer beef sales.
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When I think of agriculture education, I think of McKenna Bush. McKenna works for Texas Farm Bureau and is a graduate of Texas A&M University. McKenna shares with our listeners her time in higher education and what she wishes all consumers knew.
My most asked question is how did I get to where I am today. Join me as I talk about my top 6 things to do that will make you stand out in the work place and allow you to be a better employee and coworker.
Jana Earp works in sales and advertising at TSCRA but also loves advocating for agriculture through her own operation and social media!
Brianna Tucker shares with listeners her role at Twisted X and Black Star Boots but she also talks about where she discovered her love for photography.
To connect with Brianna you can find her on instagram @thebriannatucker or @briannatuckerphotogrpahy.
Rachel shares how she became self employed and now works in marketing for Chapman 3C Cattle Company and other small businesses. Chapman 3C Cattle Company sells pork, poultry, and beef direct to consumers.
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Wendy has worked in politics for over 20 years and shares her insight moving into the 2023 Texas Legislative Session. Wendy shares the role she now has and how she works at the state and federal level for rural town folks.
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What better way to kick off season 3 than hearing from our host, Tyler Schuster! Tyler sits down with her mom, Donna, to discuss how Tyler got involved in agriculture.
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Join @tyler_kelsey as she hosts Basically Famous. She sits down with women in agriculture that are basically famous to her! Episode 1 will launch 1/31!
Tyler and Shelby wrap up this season with sharing all kinds of things.
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Tyler and Shelby's cousin Madi sits down with them this week to talk about life, law school and much more. This weeks episode touches on the adjustment of starting adulthood after college and Madi's top concerts of 2022!
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Abby Geye and Kyle Carignan sit down with Tyler this week to share their tips and tricks on how to be a successful intern. Both Kyle and Abby has been successful interns at TSCRA and share their wisdom with our listeners.
Grace Dunham is the Executive Director, Events and Partnerships at TSCRA and shares how she went from politics to cattle raisers. Grace also shares how she has learned work life balance and how to tackle all the projects she manages.
Kolby is a 7th generation dairy farmer in New York. Join us to hear about her story and how her family is making the most of their operation.
To keep up with Macy you can follow her on instagram @mrs.macy.cook and you can shop her store @pricklylanternco.
Carrie Baker is a doctoral student at the University of Florida.
If you or someone you know is in crisis or needs help:
National Alliance on Mental Illness Helpline
1-800-950-6264: M-F, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. ET
Farm Aid Farmer Hotline
1-800-327-6243: M-F, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. ET
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration National Helpline
1-800-662-HELP (4357): Available 24/7, Languages: English and Spanish
Other great resources:
Evaluating the Effects of Social Capital, Self-Stigma, and Social Identity in Predicting Behavioral Intentions of Agricultural Producers to Seek Mental Health Assistance: https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/19/19/12110/htm
Owner of Homegrown Rouge, Kait Martin does marketing, video, photography and social media for a handful of clients. With a huge passion for following Christ, cross fit and agriculture, Kait shares her story with Tyler on this week’s episode.
You can keep up with Kait and her adventures @homegrown_rogue.
Ever wondered what drives Tyler and Shelby crazy? Or what their toxic traits are?
Join in this week to hear about their hot takes and toxic traits.
Join Tyler and Shelby as they sit down and talk to Autumn Ragland about her new album "Guardian".
You can see the band's tour schedule and connect with them on socials - https://thebandragland.com/.
Have you ever wondered what it is like to be twins?! This week we sit down with Sidney and Sadie Perez.
Morghan sits down and talks with Tyler about how she got into agriculture and why she loves the western way of life.
You can follow Morghan on TikTok @morghanleah and on Instagram @morghan_leah.
Kris Ede has a huge passion for the agriculture industry and America. This week Tyler sits down with one of her mentors and biggest influences to get his take on all things agriculture and America.
You can keep up and connect with Kris on Facebook - Elledge Livestock
Do you love college football? Tune in this week to hear Shelby and Stetson sit down and talk all things college football.
What did you miss over the last 4 months? Well we took a 24 hour trip to Vegas, read lots of books and MORE!
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What does it take to raise Tyler and Shelby? More than you would think. Tune into this weeks episode to hear more about their dad!
This week on Basically Famous we sat down with Tyler's college bestie, Michelle! Michelle shares stories from their college days, advice for people working from home and the importance of moving your body daily.
Ever wondered how to figure out all things finance? Melody is a CPA and she sits down to answer some of our most common questions.
As a mom and business owner, Sarah West Sigmon inspires us. Listen along as she talks about both her businesses and how she found herself back in her hometown!
It is no secret we love a good dating show with some good drama. Tune in this week to hear about our favorite datings shows and if we created one, what it would be.
When people have Jesus in them, it comes out of them. This can not be more true about Sheridan Elliott. This week we sat down and talked all things family, life and business with someone who is truly chasing their dreams.
To follow Sheridan or book her you can visit her on instagram @sheridanelliottphotography.
Sadie Schweers has a passion for financial advising and agriculture. Tune in to this weeks episode to hear about her latest adventure and why she is so passion about financial advising. To keep up with Sadie and learn more about her, you can follow her @growingtexas!
As Shelby turns 26, we thought it would be fun to get to know her. Shelby is interviewed by her childhood best friend, Judy. Be sure to listen to learn more about Shelby!
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Doing what you love is everyones dream. Easton Jay of Easton Jay Photography took a leap of faith and walked away from his job to chase his dreams. As a full-time wedding and western fashion photographer, Easton has gotten to shoot with some of the names and brands we love. Listen to Easton share his story and his best advice to someone who wants to follow their passion.
To keep up with Easton you can follow him @eatonjayphotography or http://eastonjay.com/.
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Marriage is something we have learned to idolize in society. This week Tyler sits down with her mentor Johanna Burleson to talk all things marriage. Listen to Johanna talk about how to prioritize your marriage and balance work, kids, social life and all the things. Johanna gives women real and practical advice to having a thriving marriage.
This week Tyler sits down with college friend Hadley Anne. Hadley talks about all things dating, engagement and marriage and how her and Walker made long distance work. Alongside being a mom and wife, Hadley is also a full-time student and photographer. Hadley has a heart for the lord and radiates his goodness. You will also get to hear from our special guest Harlow, Hadley's son.
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Tyler and Shelby consider themselves professional single ladies. They believe singleness is a special season and share all their insight to the season and what they are looking forward to.
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Amanda and Alexie, co-owners and creators of Boujee Beads, sit down with us this week to talk all things friendship and jewelry. Hear about their favorite order story, how they got the name Boujee Beads, and how they balance being a business owner and life.
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Living with a brother, it has its perks and downfalls. Growing up our younger brother enjoyed playing sports and roping. He has particiapted in rodeos since he was young and was riding horseback since the age of 2. Stetson has a large appreciation for the western way of life and just wants to be a cowboy. Stetson also shares his advice for college students.
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Do you ever wonder what it is like to be a woman in agriculture? This week Tyler sits down with the person most famous in her life. Donna Schuster is a full time rancher, mom, cook and more. Tyler sat down with her mom to learn what it is like to be a woman in a world that is dominated by men and how her mom balanced it all. Hear about how Donna took over her family's ranch following the passing of her dad and how she continues to run the ranch with her mom and sister.
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To learn more about Donna and her ranch life, check out Tyler's instagram (@tyler_kelsey).
Tyler and Shelby are two Texas sisters with different perspectives and ideas. In this episode, they share what makes them unique and where the podcast plans to go this season.
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