Ep. 215 Awesome List for Fall 2019

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Sweaters and boots and sweets, oh my! Yes Awesomes, fall is here, and that means it’s time for our annual Awesomes for Fall List! Tune in to hear Meg and Kelly share their top picks to help you have the best fall yet. You’ll hear about everything from recipes to fall fashion trends to their favorite ways to get cozy. All of that plus a very literary Awesome of the Week!

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SHOW NOTES:

Harry Potter and the Sacred Text
Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell

Kelly’s Fall List:

Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew

Dresses at ThredUp (This is Kelly's affiliate link that will give you $10 of credit to spend at ThredUp on your first order)

Disney Plus

Applesauce bars

Bonus: Salted Caramel Oatmeal Cookies

Meg’s Fall List:

ASMR channel: Goodnight Moon, Babblebrook Series

The Highwomen album

Scandi trend: like this and this

cropped wide leg jeans

Thai Chicken Coconut Curry

Cardigan scent from Twinkle Apothecary

Sorta Awesome Fall List 2016

Sorta Awesome Fall List 2017

Sorta Awesome Fall List 2018

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Ep. 214 The Enneagram Gets Married

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Okay Awesome, so you know your Enneagram number. Now what? One of the most awesome aspects of the Enneagram is discovering how it affects you and your relationships so that you can continue to grow in all areas of life. Today, Enneagram coach Beth McCord returns to Sorta Awesome, and this time, she’s brought her husband Jeff! They sit down with Meg to talk about all things Enneagram and marriage and their brand new book Becoming Us: Using the Enneagram to Create a Thriving Gospel-Centered Marriage. Tune in to hear them answer questions from the Awesomes ranging from what to do when your partner is totally uninterested in the Enneagram and other personality systems to how to communicate our fears to our partners and everything in between!

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SHOW NOTES:

Sorta Awesome Enneagram Lovers Group

Becoming Us on Amazon

Becoming Us pre-order specials

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You can find Beth at YourEnneagramCoach.com and becomingus.com , or find her on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter!

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Ep. 213 Awesome Survival Guide to Sick Season!

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Wash your hands and take your vitamins, Awesomes! Sickness season is about to begin! Meg and Rebekah have got you covered with a survival guide to help you avoid the germies in the months ahead, AND they are sharing all of their best tips for how to survive if you do come down with a case of I-don't-feel-good. All of that plus more Curly Girl recommendations and a comprehensive deep dive into boy band fun in Awesome of the Week!

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SHOW NOTES:

Meg AotW:
Shea Moisture Coconut Hibiscus Curling Gel Souffle

Rebekah's AotW: One Direction & Harry Styles solo album

Favorite One Direction Song:

Drag Me Down

Harry Styles Album

Reply All ep. 6: This Proves Everything

Rebekah's Favorite One Direction YouTube Finds:
One Direction Carpool Karaoke
Harry Styles Carpool Karaoke
Never Have I Ever with One Direction

Elderberry options:

Lexie Naturals DIY Elderberry Syryp Kit (First 20 people to use code SortaAwesome will get a free lip balm with the purchase of an elderberry kit. Must add lip balm to your cart.)

Elderberry Gummies for Kids

Dried Elderberries

Plant Therapy KidSafe Essential Oils:

Germ Destroyer

Immune Boom

Sniffle Stopper

Tummy All Better

Saline Nasal Spray
NoseFrida The Snotsucker Baby Nasal Aspirator

NeilMed Sinus Rinse
Activated Charcoal
Emergen-C

POTION:

Mix equal parts lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, and honey. Add boiling water to one tablespoon of concentrate. Stir, cool, and sip.

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Ep. 212 Something Bad Happened: Volume 2

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Guess who is back on Sorta Awesome this week? It's Meg's sister Emily, and she's bringing her undying fascination with all things true crime back to the show! This is Volume 2 of Something Bad Happened, a series on Sorta Awesome where Meg and Emily tell stories of true crime in a way that even Highly Sensitive People (like Meg!) can listen to without getting too disturbed. Tune in to hear the missing persons case of Brandon Lawson (complete with unnerving 911 call) as well as the bizarre and mysterious death of Alexander Stevens.

All of that plus a new Trader Joe's favorite and a cheap way to add a bunch of brushes to your makeup collection in Awesome of the Week!

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SHOW NOTES:

Sorta Awesome Episode Episode 191 Something Bad Happened, Vol. 1

Trader Joe’s French Market Fresh Berry Lemonade

BS-MALL makeup brushes

True Crime Garage ep 310

Crawlspace: Brandon Lawson’s brother Kyle

Big Savage: The Death of Alexander Stephens

Mared and Karen: The WVU Co-Ed Murders

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Ep. 211 Awesome Overflow Summer 2019

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Awesomes, WE ARE BACK! Meg, Kelly, and Rebekah are back in real time with a brand new episode of Sorta Awesome. Tune in to get caught up on what they've been up to over the summer months, from plowing through the To Be Read list to an incredible deep dive into faith to finding the most awesome baby gear on the market, the Sorta Awesome team has been keeping busy! All of that plus their Awesomes of the SUMMER!

JOIN OUR SUPER STAR COMMUNITY! When you join, you get access to the full Awesome Overflow plus hours and hours of exclusive Sorta Awesome episodes. Also! You can join our Super Star Facebook group to have a more connected, more meaningful Hangout experience.

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SHOW NOTES:

Meg: Simple Modern insulated tumbler

Kelly: cocktails in a can

Rebekah: Walmart Dress
Currently Reading podcast

The Complete Guide of What to Read in 2019 (Episode 189)

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

The Bride Test by Helen Hoang

The Sun Does Shine by Anthony Ray Hinton

MPR News with Kerri Miller: Women of Faith

Happy Baby Carrier

Halo Bassinest

Copper Pearl Swaddle Blanket

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Ep. 210 Serving Sorta Awesome FAMILY STYLE

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Pull up a chair and pour a drink, Awesomes! This week, we're inviting you over for some casual conversation around our dining room table as Meg welcomes her husband Kyle back to Sorta Awesome. This episode is truly different from most - it's a slice of real life complete with all of the chaos that a family of seven brings to the table. Tune it to hear Meg ask Kyle what it's like to be a new dad again at 44, how Myers Briggs helped him find peace with who he is, and what his daily uniform for work has become. Plus, they reveal the newest project they are launching into the world!

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SHOW NOTES:

Gone with the Wynns
Ep. 86 How to dress a man
Ep. 112 Stop outsourcing your safety
Wohven

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Ep. 209 Ten friends every woman needs


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Awesomes, who sits on your life council? Who are the people you can count on for everyday chit-chat and for making big decisions in life? In this week's episode, we revisit a conversation between Meg and Sorta Awesome alumna Laura Tremaine - now the host of 10 Things To Tell You podcast - as they dissect the different roles played by different friends in our lives. Don't miss this deep dive from the archives into why each of these friends are important to seek out, and how we can think about becoming better friends ourselves!

All of that plus an update from Meg on personal life as well as Sorta Awesome at the top of the show!

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SHOW NOTES:

giphy.com

Riffsy GIF Keyboard for iOS

You can find Meg on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram!

Find Laura at LauraTremaine.com and on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter! Check out her blog 10 Things To Tell You and find the podcast 10 Things To Tell You wherever you listen to podcasts!

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Ep. 208 Awesome in Afghanistan!

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Pack your bags, Awesomes! We're wrapping up the Sorta Awesome Stories summer series with a road trip around the world! You don't want to miss this conversation between Meg and Sorta Awesome Super Star Carolyn Montonati who is sharing all about the daily life for her and her family in Afghanistan. Tune in to hear about the beauty of the country, the warmth of the culture, and the challenges for the people. Carolyn tells us what family life looks like there as well as what it's like to parent a special needs child there. All of that plus some binge-watching and natural migraine relief in Awesome of the Week!

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Rothys: Go to rothys.com/awesome to check out the latest styles

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SHOW NOTES:

Carolyn’s AoTW: The Night Manager TV show

Meg’s AoTW: Natural Calm + Vitamin B Complex

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Ep. 207 Breaking free from imposter syndrome

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We all know there's nothing less awesome than feeling like a fake, so what do you do when you're overwhelmed by doubting yourself? This week, the Sorta Awesome Stories series continues with Dr. Grace Wilson who shares with Meg her story of learning to overcome imposter syndrome as she completed her PhD, battled infertility, and eventually became a mom to triplets. Don't miss Grace's powerful advice about how each of us can break free from those imposter-y feelings that are holding us back from achieving our own awesome!

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SHOW NOTES:

Grace’s AoTW: Benefit gimme brow + volumizing eyebrow gel

Meg’s AoTW: Trader Joe’s micellar water wipes

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Ep. 206 Love, community, and pastoring ... all in a day's work

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Imagine adding to the mix of your daily home life and responsibilities: a vibrant social life, an active commitment to developing community, oh and also, the care and nurture of souls. Now imagine doing all of this side by side with your husband! That's the story our Super Star Awesome has brought to share with us this week as the Sorta Awesome Stories summer series continues. The Reverend Paige Evers joins Meg to talk about her path to seminary, how parenting brought a pause to her call to ministry, and how she and her husband have developed an approach to co-pastoring that allows them to live within healthy boundaries while each of them fulfill their callings.

All of that plus some journaling inspiration and a glossy red lip favorite in Awesome of the Week!

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SHOW NOTES:

Paige’s AoTW: Draw Your Day: An Inspiring Guide to Keeping a Sketch Journal by Samantha Dion Baker

@sdionbakerdesign

Meg’s AoTW: Stila sheer red liquid lipstick in Beso

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Find Paige on Instagram!

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Ep. 205 We need to talk about Intimate Partner Violence

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On Sorta Awesome, we not only share all of the good stuff of life together, we also talk to each other about the tough topics, too. Today, the Sorta Awesome Stories series continues when Meg talks to Super Star Awesome Jill Goolsby about an issue that affects one out of four women: intimate partner violence. Jill shares her story of losing a friend to domestic violence and helps us know how we can push through the discomfort of awkward conversations to help each other recognize and respond to warning signs of violence and abuse. This episode is a must-listen and will empower you to help make a difference that could potentially save a life.

All of that plus some easy summertime treats in Awesome of the Week!

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SHOW NOTES:

Jill’s AoTW: Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker

Meg’s AoTW: cold brew popsicles

Dirty John podcast

Dirty John show

National Domestic Violence Hotline

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Ep. 204 A parent's journey through the unexpected

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As all Awesomes know, sometimes the parts of life that bring us the most joy can also bring the most heartache, and that's definitely true of all things parenting. Today, our Sorta Awesome Stories summer series continues when Super Star Awesome Frances Nojd sits down with Meg to share her story of encountering an unexpected diagnosis for her son while she was pregnant with him. Hear Frances tell about the moment that she and her husband first received the news of her son's cleft lip and palate, how she processed this unexpected new chapter in the life of their family, and how moments of awesome kept popping up to encourage her along the way,

All of that plus a spiritual mindfulness app and a powerful new book release in Awesome of the Week!

SHOW NOTES:

Frances’ AoTW: PrayAsYouGo app

Meg’s AoTW: Light from Distant Stars, Shawn Smucker:

Article: Cleft lip and cleft palate in babies

Article: Cleft lip and palate

Jack's New Smile: Having a baby with cleft lip and palate

Cuddles for Clefts

Operation Smile

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Find Frances on Facebook or Instagram!

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Ep. 203 The Awesome's guide to making friends

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There are few things more un-awesome in life than wanting to make new friends but not knowing where to start. Today we continue our Sorta Awesome summer stories series, and Meg sits down to talk with Awesome Anna Hithersay who shares her own story of realizing she didn't have the deep friendship connections that she longed for in life. Tune in to hear Anna share the three myths she had believed about friendship and the practical ways she built friendships that have lasted for years.

All of that plus some riveting romance and another lightweight makeup recommendation in Awesome of the Week!

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SHOW NOTES:

Post Party Podcast

Meg’s AoTW: Nudies Tinted Blur

Anna’s AoTW: FLOW (GRIP Book 1)

GRIP

STILL (Grip Book 3)

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Ep. 202 What you are missing when you're not outdoors

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There's a good chance you aren’t getting enough of this in your life, but the good news is, it's free and this is the perfect time of year to get more of it! This week's episode continues the Sorta Awesome Stories summer series with Super Star Awesome Ali Beatty who sits down with Meg to talk about how incredibly important it is that we spend time outside and in nature. Ali lives that camp life year 'round, and she's an enthusiastic naturalist who wants to tell you how awesome it is to get outdoors and get more out of life. All of that plus a powerful treatment for your body and a binge-worthy nostalgia-filled podcast in Awesome of the Week!

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SHOW NOTES:

Meg’s AoTW: American Girls Podcast

Ali’s AoTW: Gaiam Restore Deep Tissue Massage Roller

Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv

Balanced and Barefoot by Angela J. Hanscom

www.tinkergarten.com

www.freeforestschool.org

Sloomb

Grovia

Lark adventure wear

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Ep. 201 Don't fear the pivot!

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Today we are kicking off a brand new series for Summer 2019, and it is going to be AWESOME! All summer long, we'll be tuning in to the stories of the Awesomes - what they've learned in life and what they want to tell you to make YOUR life more awesome! To kick off this series, we get to hear from a very active, very awesome member of our Awesome community: Colleen Cook. Listen to hear how Colleen's career has taken not just a few unexpected pivots, and don't miss her advice on how to make the most of opportunities to change. (Plus, not just a little Enneagram talk thrown in, too!)

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BetaBrand: Visit betabrand.com/awesome to get 20% off your Dress Pant Yoga Pants

Thank you to all of our Sorta Awesome sponsors!

SHOW NOTES:

Colleen’s AotW: 5 Second Journal by Mel Robbins

Meg’s AotW: Facebook group House Plant Hobbyist

God Our Mother by The Liturgists

enneagramassessment.com 
Promo Code: awesome for 10% off the book and 20% off the book & assessment bundle

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Find Colleen on Instagram or in the Sorta Awesome Hangout on Facebook!

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Ep. 200 Hidden strengths, big awesome! (A GROUP SHOW)

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Pop the cork and raise a glass, Awesomes! We are celebrating our 200th episode this week! Meg is joined by long-time co-hosts Kelly Gordon and Rebekah Hoffer, and the three of them are inviting you to discover and celebrate your hidden strengths this week. These are the things that we do well but we might try to keep small or don't even realize that we are rocking. Tune in to get inspired to really and truly bring YOUR Awesome to the world!

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Legacy Box: Go to legacybox.com/AWESOME to get 40% off your first order

OPENFIT: Get a 30 Day FREE trial membership when you text AWESOME to 303030.

Thank you to all of our Sorta Awesome sponsors!

SHOW NOTES:

Salted caramel oatmeal cookies

The Popcast with Knox and Jamie

Ep 26 The truth about anxiety

Fenty Ma'Damn (meg's favorite red!)

Spirit-Led Parenting, Meg Tietz and Laura Oyer


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Ep. 199 Drugstore beauty challenge

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Feeling stuck in a rut when it comes to your makeup bag? We get it! And we think this week's episode will motivate and inspire you to have a little fun without breaking the bank! Meg is joined by her sister Emily to talk about one of their favorite topics - beauty products. They both challenged each other to try three new products that they knew the other had been reluctant to try. There's a twist! Everything had to come from the aisles of the drugstore. Tune in to hear the results which cover everything from bold lips to suffocating nails! All of that plus the most buzz-worthy Netflix binge and nostalgia for the Lone Star State in Awesome of the Week!

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Thank you to all of our Sorta Awesome sponsors!

SHOW NOTES:

Dead to Me

The Try Guys visit Eugene's Hometown

benefit: Precisely, My Brow; Gimme Brow

Anastasia Beverly Hills brow whiz

NYX micro brow pencil

NYX tinted brow mascara

Glossier boy brow

Thrive Causemetics brow gel

ULTA tinted juice infused gloss red pop

(Other suggestions:

ELF Aqua Beauty Gel Lip Tint in DEWY BERRY

Pacifica Color Quench Lip Tint in SUGARED FIG

Revlon Kiss Cushion Lip Tint in CRIMSON FEELS)

PIXI h2o skin tint

maybelline fit me matte + poreless

Nexxus Volume Refreshing Mist with Pearl Extract Shampoo

tressemme volumizing dry shampoo

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You can find Emily on Instagram!

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Ep. 198 The best parenting advice for every age & stage

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Awesomes! Get excited! Today's episode features an Awesome who really knows how to bring warm wisdom and practical advice to every challenge of parenting. You all have been asking to hear Karen McVey on the show for years, and this week, she's here to answer questions about parenting from newborns to young adults! From baby sleep and schedules to screen time for kids to the big transition to parenting young adults, Karen has done it all and her relationship with her husband and children is thriving. She's here to share her advice with YOU! Tune in for all of that plus a showstopper dessert and a new Trader Joe's favorite in Awesome of the Week!

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SHOW NOTES:

Chocolate Truffle Loaf with Raspberry Sauce

Trader Joe’s Blueberry Lavender Almond Beverage

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Ep. 197 Awesome birthday parties that save time, money, and sanity

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Is planning a kid's birthday party a fun for you, or is it a big drag? This week, Rebekah joins Meg to talk about all the awesome ways to make a birthday party creative, fun, and affordable! Check out Rebekah's many cost-cutting ideas, and Meg shares ways to do birthday parties out of the house that won't break the bank. All of that plus their favorite birthday party themes and best gift ideas for little kids to teenagers!

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SHOW NOTES:

Ballz (smartphone game)

Amazon Essentials Women's T-Shirt

Unusual Birthdays:

Smiley Face

Soda Pop

Wedding

More Party Ideas:

Owl

Dinosaur

Baseball

Minecraft

Firetruck

Art

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Affordable Gift Ideas:

Stomp Rockets

Create Your Own Books

Crayola Sidewalk Chalk

Barbie Designer Doll Dress Up Kit

18" Doll Clothes

Happy Light

DIY Mochi Ice Cream, DIY Smoothie Kit

International Snack Food Boxes

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Visit sortaawesomeshow.com for show notes on Episode 187 and every episode. And don’t forget to find us in the Sorta Awesome Hangout on Facebook or @sortaawesomeshow on Instagram, and @sortaawesomepod on Twitter!