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On this “reco pod,” Michelle and a special guest chat about their latest obsessions, which, of course, they highly recommend. No matter what it is—product finds, new gadgets and tech, pop culture faves, fashion and beauty trends, life hacks, hashtags, etc.—they’ll give you a quick rundown of the things giving them joy this week in the hopes they’ll do the same for you.

On this “reco pod,” Michelle and a special guest chat about their latest obsessions, which, of course, they highly recommend. No matter what it is—product finds, new gadgets and tech, pop culture faves, fashion and beauty trends, life hacks, hashtags, etc.—they’ll give you a quick rundown of the things giving them joy this week in the hopes they’ll do the same for you.
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On this “reco pod,” Michelle and a special guest chat about their latest obsessions, which, of course, they highly recommend. No matter what it is—product finds, new gadgets and tech, pop culture faves, fashion and beauty trends, life hacks, hashtags, etc.—they’ll give you a quick rundown of the things giving them joy this week in the hopes they’ll do the same for you.

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Episodes

29: The Redhead Unicorn

7/3/2019
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The Redhead Unicorn Looking for a way to jumpstart your fitness routine? Indoor cycling enthusiast Amy Ambrose explains why cycle classes are actually great for beginners and shares her love for Peloton and more. Recos Nerts Rules Nerts Package Cycle clases and Peloton CBS This Morning playlists on Spotify 90 Degree by Reflex capri leggings Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter newsletter Related Episodes 28: The Podcast Fan Connect With Amy Twitter: Amy_brosia Insta:...

Duration:00:41:00

28: The Podcast Fan

6/19/2019
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Looking for something new? Listen up as we weigh in on a fascinating new podcast on OJ Simpson, an inexpensive night cream and more—including the planner that helped launch this podcast. Find full show notes at Recopod.com. Confronting: OJ Simpson The Self Journal In the Company of Women Acure Brightening Night Cream Reese’s THiN Peanut Butter Cups Links WWDC 2019 Apple Closes Texture Related Episodes 03: The Double Cousin 13: The Organizer 19: The Cord-Cutters 26: The TV...

Duration:00:46:22

27: The Planner

6/5/2019
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From the Starbucks Festival Ombre cup to Beautypedia and Prose personalized hair care, Jo First and Michelle Rubin share their current obsessions and catch up on Jo’s planner experiment. Find full show notes at Recopod.com. Recos Starbucks Festival Ombre Cup (possibly available at a Starbucks near you) Beautypedia Prose personalized hair care The Final Straw Welly Quick Fix Kit Related Episode 01: The First Connect With Jo Instagram: jo_1st

Duration:00:34:26

26: The TV Host

5/22/2019
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We tackle Letterkenny, Foodsby, our latest favorite skincare gadget and more when Kellie Kramer joins host Michelle Rubin on the reco pod. Full show notes at recopod.com. Recos Foodsby The Founder of a Lunch Delivery Startup Is Banking on a Surprising Stance: The Customer Isn't Always Right Foreo Luna Mini 2 Wilson FM Podcast Magazine Letterkenny Letterkenny Live! Arrive app Other links Iowa Public Television’s Iowa Outdoors Related episodes 08: The Triple...

Duration:00:44:15

25: The Pop Culture Pundit

5/8/2019
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As "Game of Thrones" comes to an end, Michelle Rubin and Steve Scheideman speculate about the finale and discuss their favorite recapper and a few non-“GOT" recos, too! For more, go to recopod.com Recos Glen Weldon’s "Game of Thrones” recaps “Street Food” on Netflix TisBest Philanthropy ARTBLOX sound wave art Rifle Paper Co. x Keds

Duration:00:41:23

24: The Cruise Enthusiast

4/24/2019
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Are you cruise-curious? Listen in as guest Adriana Hernandez shares her passion for cruises and chats with host Michelle Rubin about Chernobyl, Killing Eve and more. recopod.com Recos Midnight at Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World’s Greatest Nuclear Disaster by Adam Higginbotham Cruising Solo cruising on Norwegian Cruise Lines The Preppi GoBox Erin Condren Lifeplanner Killing Eve Season 1 Season 2 Related Episodes 16: The Valentine Maker

Duration:00:52:47

23: The Teacher

4/10/2019
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Educator Melissa Johnson and her son join the podcast to talk about parenting, early chapter books for kids and their family’s favorite new science podcast! Morning rituals 6 Morning Rituals of Steve Jobs, Tony Robbins, Oprah and Other Successful Leaders You Can’t Be Productive Without Routines and Rituals. Here’s why. Brains On! Science Podcast for Kids & Curious Adults Smart News App Scholastic Branches early chapter books NPR Music’s Austin 100 Playlist

Duration:00:47:10

22: The Smart Home Guy

3/27/2019
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On this week’s reco pod, host Michelle Rubin and her guest, Dain Linder, talk about his efforts to convert his house to a smart home, as well as a new favorite email client and HBO’s The Inventor. Recos Email-Edison Mail Schlage Connect Wyze Cam Asian Efficiency Can’t Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds by David Goggins The Inventor documentary on HBO Related Episodes 19: The Cord-Cutters 16: The Valentine Maker (We talk about the podcast The Dropout in the...

Duration:00:59:22

21: The Husband

3/20/2019
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Michelle Rubin and Steve Scheideman espouse the virtues of MOO Cards, the new Formula One docuseries on Netflix, Pub Choir and more. Recos Harness Lead Space Flight Simulator (iOS, Google Play) Kerbal Space Program MOO Mini Cards Formula 1: Drive to Survive Pub Choir Zombie I Want it That Way Related Episodes 02: The Longtime Listener 09: The Gadget Gifter 15: The Regular 19: The Cord -Cutters

Duration:00:31:50

20: The Tax Guy

3/6/2019
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Keith Svare, CPA, stops by the podcast to chat about tax tips, email newsletters, and a surprising way to donate money to your favorite charity. RECOS Postanly Ally checking account Stoop Amazon Smile The Holderness Family Podcast Plus a couple of our favorite parody videos Copter Mommy Baby Got Class

Duration:00:35:16

19: The Cord-Cutters

2/27/2019
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Thinking of replacing your cable or satellite tv for a streaming service? Host Michelle Rubin and her husband, Steve Scheideman, discuss cutting the cord with Jenifer and Dain Linder. Recos Hulu + Live YouTube TV CNet guide to cord-cutting Crystal Clear Gorilla Tape YNAB: You Need a Budget TenOverTen at Target More at recopod.com.

Duration:00:41:44

18: The Traveler

2/20/2019
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Jeremy Rubin returns with tips for traveling with your family, and he and Michelle discuss True Detective, car coasters and more. Recos Travel Apps FAAWait app MyTSA app True Detective and The Flat Circle Car Coasters Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend Ice Cube, Kevin Hart and Conan Help a Student Driver Qwirkle Bonus Acorns app My Radar app Related Episode Episode 04: The Balloon Pilot recopod.com

Duration:00:39:04

17: The Volunteer

2/13/2019
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Host Michelle Rubin and guest Lori SchraderBachar discuss such weighty topics as volunteerism, local journalism and Weezer’s new album of cover songs. Get show notes at recopod.com. Recos * Volunteering in your community * Emily McDowell Empathy Cards * Supporting local journalism * Weezer’s Teal Album * The Truth Comes Out

Duration:00:28:08

16: The Valentine Maker

2/6/2019
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Bess Jacobson returns to discuss Valentine’s Day cards, MochiThings, and how she gets inspiration from artists’ Instagram feeds. Recos * MochiThings * Better Together Daily Wallet * Better Together A4 Pouch V3 Recos * MochiThings * Better Together Daily Wallet * Better Together A4 Pouch V3 * Bess’s Curated List of Artists on instagram * Clover Robin * Linzie Hunter * MirtleMakes * XO-LP * Seb Lester * Liza Donnelly * Josie Lewis * The Big One podcast * Blind Date With a...

Duration:00:41:30

15: The Regular

1/23/2019
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Steve Scheideman and Michelle Rubin share their latest obsessions, including their favorite nonstick skillet and both Fyre Festival documentaries. Recos Personal strategic planning inspired by this episode of The Productivity Show GreenPan Nonstick Skillet from Food52 Fyre Fraud on Hulu Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened on Netflix 1,000 People of Dance Related Episodes Highly Recommended 11: The Van Voyager Highly Recommended 13: The Organizer Subscribe to Highly...

Duration:00:27:42

14: The Photographer

1/16/2019
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Listen in as photographer Greg Scheidemann shares his tips for travel photography and getting great shots from your iPhone, along with some high- and low-tech recos. Find full show notes at Recopod.com.

Duration:00:41:44

13: The Organizer

1/9/2019
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Interior designer Jenifer Linder and host Michelle Rubin kick off the new year with some organizing tips and recos and a few other new discoveries. Find full show notes at Recopod.com.

Duration:00:37:07

12: The Recappers

12/26/2018
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Michelle Rubin and a couple of her recent guests talk about their favorite things in 2018. Find full show notes at Recopod.com.

Duration:00:25:20

11: The Van Voyager

12/19/2018
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Connie Scheidemann visits the podcast to chat about her cross-country trek in a sprinter van and share her easy chicken stock recipe. Find full show notes at Recopod.com.

Duration:00:33:11

10: The Gift Curator

12/12/2018
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Expert gifter Polly Maly joins host Michelle Rubin to share five ideas for unique and meaningful gifts. Find full show notes at Recopod.com.

Duration:00:26:30