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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

38: The Crate Convert

11/6/2019
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Looking for a worthy subscription box? Jo First and Michelle Rubin chat about their experiences with the likes of FabFitFun, Dia Box, BirchBox and more. Plus, a great resource for finding the perfect crate for someone. RECOS FabFitFun (referral link) (2:42) StitchFix (referral link) (10:19) Dia & Co. (referral link) and Trunk Club (18:27) Birchbox and Ipsy (31:56) Cratejoy (37:22) RELATED EPISODES 34: The Cabaret Singer 27: The Planner 01: The First CONNECT WITH...

Duration:00:42:36

37: The Teenager

10/23/2019
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Wonder what it's like to be in high school these days? Is vaping really a threat? How do teenagers handle social media? Amelia Scheideman gives us the scoop and chats about what she's into right now, including YouTuber Tiffany Ferg and Lore! Recos Songkick (18:22) Tiffany Ferg (22:04) Sustainability Issues We Don’t Talk About Enough The Importance of Deleting Old Posts Coco (29:04) Gringo’s Guide to Coco Lore (32:40) The World of Lore Curious Monsters Episode 8: The...

Duration:00:43:21

36: The Co-Host for Life

10/9/2019
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In search of the best password manager app, an easy Halloween costume or a geeky Twitter account? We’ve got you covered this week as Michelle Rubin and Steve Scheideman share what’s currently giving them joy. Recos mSecure (7:28) Loctite Plastics Bonding System (15:26) Unicorn Plush Mask (20:06) Rain X (25:54) Google Trends Twitter Account (29:39) Related Episodes 34: The Cabaret Singer 31: The Griller 25: The Pop Culture Pundit 21: The Husband 15: The Regular

Duration:00:36:17

35: The Host

9/25/2019
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On a shortened version of the podcast, Michelle Rubin shares the things that gave her joy and got her through this week. Recos “The Good Place” web exclusive “The Selection” (2:25) Target Drive Up (6:33) Related Episodes 34: The Cabaret Singer 33: The Survivor 32: The Creek Geek 31: The Griller

Duration:00:11:37

34: The Cabaret Singer

9/11/2019
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Kellie Kramer shares the creative process behind her upcoming cabaret show, “All the Good Men Are Gay.” Plus: A fun way to share podcasts and how to get motivated with virtual races. Recos We Love You And So Can You (17:59) Silk pillowcases (24:17) Bullet app (29:31) Virtual races and Potterhead Running Club (34:20) Running Portraits (42:46) Other Links Kellie Kramer's Cabaret: All the Good Men Are Gay Related Episodes 26: The TV Host 08: The Triple Threat Connect With...

Duration:00:48:08

33: The Survivor

8/28/2019
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Breast cancer survivors Christine Bertsch and Michelle Rubin offer advice on how to support a friend or loved one going through treatment and share their current favorite obsessions, including Target 20 Years of Design for All, Prime Video’s “The Boys” and more! Get show notes and sign up for our newsletter at Recopod.com. Recos Good Wishes head scarves Bitmoji Target 20 Years of Design for All The Boys Post-It Extreme Notes Related Episode 20: The Tax Guy

Duration:00:41:57

32: The Creek Geek

8/14/2019
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“Schitt’s Creek,” Trader Joe’s Popcorn, emergency eye masks and more on this week’s episode with Bess Jacobson and Michelle Rubin. Recos This is Uncomfortable, a podcast from Marketplace Schitt’s Creek Trader Joe’s Popcorn with Herbs and Spices The Library Creek by Susan Orlean Lost Baggage Under Eye Emergency Repair Mask Related Episodes 03: The Double Cousin 06: The Hallmark Movie Expert 16: The Valentine Maker 30: The Gladiator 31: The Griller Connect with...

Duration:00:48:11

31: The Griller

7/31/2019
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What do Veronica Mars, Bachelor fantasy leagues and Weber Lighter Cubes have in common? They’re all featured recos on this episode with Steve Scheideman and Michelle Rubin. Find full show notes at Recopod.com. Recos Veronica Mars on Hulu Aldi Bach Bracket Grilling faves Natural lump charcoal Weber Lighter Cubes Song Exploder Related episodes 19: The Cord-Cutters 21: The Husband 25: The Pop Culture Pundit 29: The Redhead Unicorn

Duration:00:45:41

30: The Gladiator

7/17/2019
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Guest John Ambrose and host Michelle Rubin tackle everything from new luggage to great ways to enjoy tennis—and also geek out over a favorite pen. Find full show notes or leave a comment at Recopod.com. Recos The Medium by Away Uni-Ball Vision Roller Ball Pen (fine tip) CBS All Access Start Trek: Discovery The Twilight Zone Tennis Miami Open USTA (United States Tennis Association) Gladiator Tennis Wilson Tennis Duffel Slice Related Episodes 29: The Redhead Unicorn

Duration:00:39:21

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