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We know a secret about you. You? Are Awesome. Feeling unsure about that? Put on your favorite bold lipstick and listen up because Meg Tietz and her co-hosts Kelly Gordon and Rebekah Hoffer are here to help you discover all the awesome within yourself and the world around you! Kick off your weekend every Friday with the best friends you've never met, and discover why Sorta Awesome is more than a podcast - it's community on the go.

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We know a secret about you. You? Are Awesome. Feeling unsure about that? Put on your favorite bold lipstick and listen up because Meg Tietz and her co-hosts Kelly Gordon and Rebekah Hoffer are here to help you discover all the awesome within yourself and the world around you! Kick off your weekend every Friday with the best friends you've never met, and discover why Sorta Awesome is more than a podcast - it's community on the go.

    Ep. 281 We're obsessed!

    Ep. 281 We're obsessed!

    Do you love hearing what others are obsessed with because they make life SO much better? You have hit the jackpot! This week, Meg is joined by new Sorta Awesome regular Julie Tepperman, and they have crammed so much good stuff into this episode, you might be a little mind-blown by all of the awesome! From skin care to food and cooking to stuff for the family to love to gift ideas and more, this is a super-sized episode of fun stuff to discover!

    AND! If you want even more conversation with the four original Awesomes, go check out the Sorta Spicy series on Patreon. The newest episode in the series is called "Covid Confessions," and in it, you'll hear Meg, Kelly, Rebekah, and Laura share their most heartfelt confessions of how the Covid pandemic has impacted their private lives. This episode is exclusively available for our Super Star Patreon supporters!

    THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:

    Apostrophe: Go to apostrophe.com/AWESOME and use our code AWESOME for fifteen dollars off your first visit

    First Leaf: For six bottles of wine at $29.95 and free shipping, go to tryfirstleaf.com/awesome

    LinkedIn: Go to linkedin.com/AWESOME and get a $50 credit toward your first job post. Terms and conditions apply.

    Headspace: Go to headspace.com/AWESOME for a free one month trial

    SHOW NOTES:

    Meg’s AotW: The Voting Booth by Brandy Colbert

    Starbuck’s medicine ball (now called honey citrus mint tea)

    Julie’s homemade medicine ball recipe:1 bag Teavana Jade Citrus Mint tea (or other citrus mint tea like Tazo Zen)1 bag Teavana Peach Tranquility Tea (or other peach flavored tea)2 T honey8 oz hot water8 oz steamed lemonade (I microwave mine)Optional but not necessary – one pump peppermint syrupHeat your water and lemonade either separately or together, put in your tea bags and honey, let it steep for a few minutes and enjoy!

    Pamela Salzman website, Pamela Salzman Quicker than Quick cookbook, Pamela Salzman recipe for Greek sheet pan chicken with lemon and potatoes

    Merben Dry brush

    CND Rescue Rx

    Self expression cards

    Last defense board game

    Jenny Boston leggings (might be sold out)

    Pilates – the balanced life sisterhood on YouTube

    Shinola journals

    Skylight digital photo frame

    Boba tea: Boba Explained: A Taxonomy of Taipei’s Bubble Tea

    Pioneer Woman hard boiled eggs

    No7 Lift & Luminate Triple Action Serum Foundation SPF 15




    Revlon Illuminance Creme Shadow, Skinlights

    Homitem Men Slippers Memory Foam Moccasin Slipper for Men Fleece Lined House Shoes with Anti-Slip Indoor Outdoor

    Ham&Sam Men's Robe Knit Bamboo Cotton

    100% Wolf movie

    Thumbtack App

    Airpods Pro

    You can find Meg on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram!

    Find Julie on Instagram and Facebook!

    Visit sortaawesomeshow.com for show notes on this 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!

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Ep. 280 Confessions: weird new habits, lice battles, book heartbreaks and more!

    Ep. 280 Confessions: weird new habits, lice battles, book heartbreaks and more!

    It's a time-honored tradition on Sorta Awesome for us to share our deepest, darkest, and goofiest confessions with you, and this round of confessions definitely gets sorta silly! This week, Meg and Rebekah spill the tea on themselves as they talk about strange new habits they've developed, getting lice in a pandemic, and a surprising new love of trashy coffee. All of that plus America's favorite government teacher on TikTok and PBS's The Black Church in Awesome of the Week!

    AND! If you want even more conversation with the four original Awesomes, go check out the Sorta Spicy series on Patreon. The newest episode in the series is called "Covid Confessions," and in it, you'll hear Meg, Kelly, Rebekah, and Laura share their most heartfelt confessions of how the Covid pandemic has impacted their private lives. This episode is exclusively available for our Super Star Patreon supporters!

    THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:

    Literati: Go to Literati.com/AWESOME for 25% off your first TWO orders and pick your kids book club today

    Best Fiends: Download Best Fiends FREE on the Apple App Store or Google Play

    Kencko: The first 100 listeners will get 25% off their first order at kencko.com/AWESOME

    Grove: Go to Grove.co/AWESOME and choose a FREE gift (with orders $30 or more).

    SHOW NOTES:

    Rebekah’s AotW: Sharon McMahon’s IG @SharonSaysSo

    Meg’s AotW: The Black Church on PBS

    Ep 37 - Helpful PSAs and a collection of confessions

    You can find Meg on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram!

    Find Rebekah on her blog, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

    Visit sortaawesomeshow.com for show notes on this 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!

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Ep. 279 The Enneagram explains your reading life

    Ep. 279 The Enneagram explains your reading life

    You know we are all about helping you understand YOU a little better here on Sorta Awesome! This week, we are exploring how your Enneagram type impacts your reading life! Join Meg and Sorta Awesome regular Katie Proctor for a DEEP DIVE into how the Enneagram might influence the books you read, the ways you read, and how much time you spend reading. All of that plus an incredible leggings discovery and a newfound podcast delight in Aweosme of the Week!

    AND! If you want even more conversation with the four original Awesomes, go check out the Sorta Spicy series on Patreon. The newest episode in the series is called "Covid Confessions," and in it, you'll hear Meg, Kelly, Rebekah, and Laura share their most heartfelt confessions of how the Covid pandemic has impacted their private lives. This episode is exclusively available for our Super Star Patreon supporters!

    THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:

    Billie: for 10% off of your new favorite razor, go to mybillie.com/awesome

    Bombas: Give a pair when you buy a pair, and get 20% off your first purchase at bombas.com/AWESOME

    First Leaf: For six bottles of wine at $29.95 and free shipping, go to tryfirstleaf.com/awesome

    SHOW NOTES:

    Meg AotW: Madness Madness! podcast

    Beyond Yoga Spacedye Out of Pocket leggings

    Past Enneagram episodes on SA:

    Episode 12: Oh the Enneagram? It's awesome!

    Ep 194 Enneagram Q&A

    Ep 132 Why are you like that? Enneagram and relationships

    The Honest Enneagram, Sarajane Case

    The Complete Enneagram, Beatrice Chesnut

    Currently Reading podcast

    You can find Meg on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram!

    You can find Katie at her website or on Facebook and Instagram! And be sure to check out her book My Storied Year!

    Visit sortaawesomeshow.com for show notes on this 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!

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Ep. 278 Ladies celebrating ladies for Galentine's Day!

    Ep. 278 Ladies celebrating ladies for Galentine's Day!

    You could say that Leslie Knope is the patron saint of Sorta Awesome, so let’s get ready to celebrate her favorite holiday - Galentine’s Day! This week, Meg and Kelly have a conversation celebrating women’s friendships - why they are so important right now, and how you can celebrate the women in your life even during pandemic quarantine times. Plus, you’ll hear Awesomes from our community celebrating the women who mean so much to them!

    AND! If you want even more conversation with the four original Awesomes, go check out the Sorta Spicy series on Patreon. The newest episode in the series is called "Covid Confessions," and in it, you'll hear Meg, Kelly, Rebekah, and Laura share their most heartfelt confessions of how the Covid pandemic has impacted their private lives. This episode is exclusively available for our Super Star Patreon supporters!

    THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:

    ThirdLove: Go to thirdlove.com/AWESOME for 20% off your first purchase

    FitTrack: Go to GetFitTrack.com/AWESOME to take 50% off your order. Plus, for a limited time get an additional 10% off your order!

    PlushCare: Go to PlushCare.com/awesome to start your FREE 30-day trial.

    Allure Beauty Box: Get over $100 of skin and beauty products for only $23 shipped to your door! Sign up using the Sorta Awesome affiliate link at sortaawesomeshow.com/allure

    SHOW NOTES:

    Kelly's AotW: homemade marshmallows

    Meg’s AotW: ambient-mixer.com

    SA EP 54

    SA EP 134

    Good Housekeeping ideas of virtual galentines day

    You can find Meg on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram!

    Find Kelly on Twitter , Instagram and on her website!

    Visit sortaawesomeshow.com for show notes on this 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!

    • 1 hr
    Ep. 277 Sharing Our Stuff (A REUNION EPISODE!)

    Ep. 277 Sharing Our Stuff (A REUNION EPISODE!)

    Buckle up, Awesomes! This week, we are bringing you the most super-sized episode of Sorta Awesome EVER! We got the band back together for this very special reunion episode featuring former Sorta Awesome co-host Laura Tremaine! Laura's new book Share Your Stuff. I'll Go First. releases on February 2nd, and she's back on Sorta Awesome to get Meg, Kelly, and Rebekah to discuss some of the questions she poses to readers in her book, and the answers are touching, surprising, silly, and deeply honest. Plus four times the Awesome in Awesome of the Week!

    AND! If you want even more conversation with the four original Awesomes, go check out the Sorta Spicy series on Patreon. The newest episode in the series is called "Covid Confessions," and in it, you'll hear Meg, Kelly, Rebekah, and Laura share the most heartfelt confessions of how the Covid pandemic has impacted their private lives. This episode is exclusively available for our Super Star Patreon supporters!

    THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:

    Literati: Go to Literati.com/AWESOME for 25% off your first TWO orders and pick your kids book club today

    LinkedIn: Go to linkedin.com/AWESOME and get a $50 credit toward your first job post. Terms and conditions apply.

    Allure Beauty Box: Get over $100 of skin and beauty products for only $23 shipped to your door! Sign up using the Sorta Awesome affiliate link at sortaawesomeshow.com/allure

    SHOW NOTES:

    Meg’s AotW: The Extraordinaries by TJ Klune

    Rebekah’s AotW: Chocolate Cherry Cake with Fudge Glaze

    Kelly’s AotW: Box One Presented By Neil Patrick Harris Game (affiliate link)

    Laura’s AotW: CBD Body Butter

    Share Your Stuff: I’ll Go First. (Find it in Sorta Awesome’s Bookshop store celebrating local bookstores!)

    You can find Meg on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram!

    Find Rebekah on her blog, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

    Find Kelly on Twitter , Instagram and on her website!

    Preorder Laura’s book Share Your Stuff, I’ll Go First, which comes out February 2nd! You can learn more about Laura’s book here or by visiting her website here. You can find her on Instagram @laura.tremaine and be sure to listen to her show 10 Things To Tell You!

    Visit sortaawesomeshow.com for show notes on this 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!

    • 1 hr 38 min
    Ep. 276 The biggest trends of 2021 EXPLAINED

    Ep. 276 The biggest trends of 2021 EXPLAINED

    Looking for something to look forward to in 2021? You don’t want to miss this conversation Meg and Rebekah have exploring all the big trends for the year ahead as predicted by Pinterest! From candy charcuterie boards to Japandi home decor, fantasy travel to athflow, they cover it all! Plus a the coziest of blankets and a dreamy skin treatment in Awesome of the Week!

    SORTA SPICY IS HERE, friends! Introducing the brand new series from Sorta Awesome where Meg, Rebekah, Kelly, and other Awesomes share the stuff you'll never hear on a regular episode. The Sorta Spicy series is exclusively available to our Super Star Awesomes who support us on Patreon. Don't miss out!

    THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:

    Billie: for 10% off of your new favorite razor, go to mybillie.com/awesome

    Best Fiends: Download Best Fiends FREE on the Apple App Store or Google Play

    EveryPlate: Get three weeks of EveryPlate meals for only 2.99 per meal by going to EveryPlate.com and entering code awesome3

    First Leaf: For six bottles of wine at $29.95 and free shipping, go to tryfirstleaf.com/awesome

    Legacy Box: Start saving your family’s memories now with 50% off at legacybox.com/awesome!

    Thank you to all of our Sorta Awesome sponsors!

    SHOW NOTES:

    Meg’s AotW: IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Cream

    Rebekah’s AotW: UnHide Lil’ Marshmallow Blanket

    Get the Unhide blanket at a discount through FabFit Fun. Use promo code LASTCALL40 for 40% off the Winter Box. Good for new customers only and while supplies last: Sorta Awesome affiliate link for FabFitFun

    Epic Charcuterie Boards

    5 Face Yoga Exercises To Tighten, Tone, & Give You Glow

    You can find Meg on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram!

    Find Rebekah on her blog, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

    Visit sortaawesomeshow.com for show notes on this 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!

    • 1 hr 1 min

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