The Lazy Genius Podcast

By Kendra, The Lazy Genius

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Subscribers: 1592
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Anna
 Oct 12, 2021

lml
 Jan 8, 2020
just great in every way - practical, relatable, and clever - I love the way Kendra encourages me to rethink even the most simple of tasks (e.g. buying groceries)

stacy
 Jul 1, 2019
love this podcast and kendra! practical, great wisdom that's easy 😊

Cara Thompson
 Jan 9, 2019
I can't miss an episode of Kendra's! She is truly a genius in the things that matter, and her tips help and inspire me so much.

Tara
 Sep 27, 2018
I LOVE this podcast! So many good, practical tips and I can actually listen to the whole thing in one sitting! Highly recommend

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Being a person is hard, and The Lazy Genius Podcast is here to help you be a genius about the things that matter and lazy about the things that don't. From laundry to cooking chicken to making new friends, Kendra is here to welcome you into an easier way.

Episode Date
#239 - Five Lessons Learned From Soup (No, Really!)
00:15:34

It’s winter, and most people have big soup energy this time of year. I have such energy. I love a good soup. I wish my kids liked soup more than they do, but they don’t hate it as a concept. We’re working on it. But today I want to share five lessons learned from soup.



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Dec 06, 2021
#238 - How to Get Stuff Done When You Don’t Feel Like It
00:18:30

The number of times I have to do stuff I don’t want to do is a very high number, and it’s part of life. I think it’s important to name what we can be a genius about and what we can be lazy about, but there are things we have to do that we don’t love doing. So how do we do that while still being Lazy Geniuses? That’s what this episode is all about, and we’re going to make it as linear as possible. 



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Lazy Genius of the Week

Angela Kidde Taylor, who shared this tip in the Lazy Genius Facebook group:

After a taco night, I dump all the bits and pieces of leftovers into a taco soup bag for the freezer. When I’m ready for soup, I empty the contents of the bag as a starter. It saves time and the leftovers aren’t wasted.


 

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Nov 29, 2021
Bonus: The Lazy Genius Guide to Understanding Football
00:25:20

We’re doing something a little different around here today with a bonus episode! We might start playing around with some of these that are deeply specific in the future, or it might be just this one. But I have had enough of you ask me to explain football so I present to you The Lazy Genius Guide to Understanding Football.


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Nov 24, 2021
#237 - A Quick Word Before Thanksgiving
00:14:21

It’s easy to feel like this particular week is pretty condensed. It’s hard, for me at least, to let Thanksgiving just be Thanksgiving. So I want to take a few minutes to center us this week before everything ramps up, whatever that looks like for you and your family.


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Nov 22, 2021
#236 - 10 Things Saving My Life Right Now
00:26:04

Lots of people on the Internet love to share what’s saving their life, so do I, and so do you! Talking about some favorite things definitely has an ease that disagreeing with a partner doesn’t. Plus, y’all really love these episodes, so here’s one for the fall. I have ten things, some products, a hobby, a yogurt I can’t get enough of… all kinds of things. Let’s jump in.


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Nov 15, 2021
#235 - When You Disagree on What Matters
00:16:46

This episode is dedicated to the hundreds of you who have asked me over the years how you handle disagreeing about what matters with someone you love. In this Lazy Genius way of living, we seek to support what matters most, and those things are different for everyone, right? So today, I’m going to share three simple questions to ask when you disagree on what matters.


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Nov 08, 2021
#234 - 10 Rules for Holiday Gift Giving
00:21:28

You might be done with your holiday shopping already or maybe you haven’t started. Either way, these rules can still add some lightness and help to the next couple of months.


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Nov 01, 2021
#233 - Three Things to Continue Racial Peacemaking
00:20:57

When it comes to this episode, I will not speak any of these words as some kind of social or racial justice expert. But I’m learning and want to keep learning, and based on the communication I’ve gotten from so many of you in recent months, you feel the same way. So today, I want to share with you three small things that have made a big difference in my own process that I’m asking you to do over the next few weeks.



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Oct 25, 2021
#232 - How to Hold Your Own In Conversations You Know Nothing About
00:25:47

This is a special, unique little episode because I am not alone. My sister, Hannah, recorded this little bonus episode with me to give some fun and levity but also permission to be who you are in a room even when you don’t know what everyone is talking about.



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Oct 18, 2021
#231 - What I Learned During Covid Quarantine
00:26:49

When the first positive test came back for Covid in my family, I started writing things down. Especially the big things I learned. Even if you’re not in this situation, hearing what people learned from challenging situations is always helpful to me. You can find encouragement or comfort or ideas from someone else’s experience, even if your experience is centered around something completely different. So even if you’re not dealing with Covid, I hope you still find value in this episode.


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Oct 11, 2021
#230 - How to Feel Like a Person with Aundi Kolber
00:45:48

Today, I’m speaking with therapist and author Aundi Kolber. This conversation is a rich exploration of how to start small in finding a therapist, how to care for ourselves when we’re disappointed (like when we think a pandemic is going to be over and it does the opposite), and how the brain works under stress.



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  • Learn more about Aundi’s work on her website and follow her on Instagram @aundikolber
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  • If you want more resources from Aundi, check out her free companion video series for the Try Softer Guided Journey.
  • To find a therapist, go to psychologytoday.com and use their filter system to name what matters most about your therapist or to emdria.org for therapists who specialize in EMDR. Aundi recommends choosing three therapists you're interested in and requesting a free 20-minute consultation to see if it's a good fit. Most therapists offer this. If finances are a hindrance, ask therapists if they have a sliding scale.
 

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Oct 04, 2021
#229 - How to Magic Question the Rest of 2021
00:22:39

There are only 95 days between today and December 31st, and those might be the fastest flying 95 days of the year in any year. Rather than find yourself in the middle of day 52 wondering how in the world you’re going to make it, today I want to help you think through this fall and holiday season like a Lazy Genius.



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Sep 27, 2021
#228 - 5 Ways to Organize Your Books
00:18:46

We’re talking about five different personalities of book organization, so hopefully, you’ll see yourself in one of these. We all have different challenges when it comes to organizing our books, but there’s really no one-size-fits-all approach. Having a lot of books doesn’t make you a hoarder. Not having towers of bookshelves doesn’t make you less of a reader. So let’s Lazy Genius how to organize your books.



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Sep 20, 2021
#227 - How to Know What to Read Next with Anne Bogel
00:34:01

You guys, we have Anne Bogel on the show today to help us be Lazy Geniuses about deciding what to read next! She hosts her own podcast aptly called What Should I Read Next? And I’m delighted she’s here with us today to talk about planning our fall reading lists, how to get unstuck when we’re just not into a book, and what her new reading journal is all about.



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Sep 13, 2021
#226 - How Batching and Bags Can Get You Out the Door
00:20:26

In the last episode in a quasi-series on getting out the door, we’re going to use Courtney Cleveland’s method of packing for vacation to help us get out the door with all the right stuff (and at the right time!). And the magic of Courtney’s method is the combination of batching and bags. Let’s jump in.



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Sep 06, 2021
#225 The Shoe Episode
00:26:36

We are going to plow through common challenges we all face with shoes and apply some Lazy Genius principles to help make those challenges easier. Obviously, we can’t cover every possible shoe scenario, but I am hoping to cover some common ones to help cover our bases and also to give you some practice on applying principles so you can do it for yourself and your personal shoe challenges.


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Aug 30, 2021
#224 - When Things Don’t Go According to Plan
00:17:51

This episode was inspired by last week’s episode The Lazy Genius Gets Out the Door. One of the reasons we all have trouble getting out the door is things not going according to plan. There are so many variables, so many things we can’t control, that shift the whole plan.


There are three steps to flexibility, and we’re going to talk about them today.


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Aug 23, 2021
#223 - The Lazy Genius Gets Out the Door
00:28:27

A few weeks ago, I asked y’all on Instagram to share the challenges that make leaving your house so complicated. What makes it hard to get out the door? I have never had more responses to a question box on Instagram in my actual life. It was amazing. So let's Lazy Genius it.


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Aug 16, 2021
#222 Taking Care of Yourself As the World Opens Up
00:24:52

Today I want to talk about taking care of yourself as the world opens up. We’ll lay some groundwork and then apply a couple of principles for you to consider over these next few weeks, especially as we move out of summer and into more of a steady routine.


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Aug 09, 2021
#221 - Get Your Back-to-School Life Together
00:20:48

It is the first Monday in August, and August is a unique month. For people with kids or if you’re an educator, it still feels like summer outside but you’re transitioning into fall routines. There are a lot of things to do to prepare for the next season, and it can feel overwhelming to keep up with all of them. And even if you don’t have kids, August is transitional. It just is.

Today, let’s put some specific words around the challenges of this season.


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Aug 02, 2021
#220 - Kendra Answers Your Burning Questions
00:21:40

We’re talking about everything from what glasses I wear to how to Lazy Genius a marriage in this fun episode where I answer your burning questions (or the questions that pop up in DMs and my inbox on the reg).


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Jul 26, 2021
#219 - A Midsummer Pep Talk
00:16:34

We’re halfway through July, halfway through a crazy year that followed the craziest year of any in quite a while, and I think our bodies and minds might be feeling it. So let’s just take a few short minutes for a quick pep talk.


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Jul 19, 2021
#218 - Let’s Talk About the Body, Part Two
00:21:41

Last week was Let’s Talk About the Body, Part One, and I highly encourage you to listen to it if you haven’t already. I’m laying out ten principles to think about when it comes to your body and other people’s bodies; five were last week. Five are this week.


As a reminder, last week’s principles were one, the body is amazing; two, there is no normal body; three, there isn’t a hierarchy of bodies; four, bodies don’t have to be healthy in order to count; and five, there are privileged bodies. Ready for the next five? Let’s jump in.


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Jul 12, 2021
#217 - Let’s Talk About Your Body, Part One
00:21:41

There’s a lot I want to cover here, so much so that I had to break it up into two episodes. It was just too long. So next week, we’ll obviously do part two of let’s talk about your body.


In total, I have ten principles to consider about the body - yours, other people’s, how you engage with your body when you’re alone, and how you pay attention to your body when you’re with other people, hormones, privilege, and the complexity of body positivity. We’ll start with the first five today.


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Jul 05, 2021
#216 - Navigating Siblings Who Fight
00:28:43

Today, I’m sharing ten things to help you navigate siblings who fight. To give you some context, I am not an expert. I’m only a mom. I am not a child psychologist or a parenting expert. I am in the thick of parenting with two boys who are 11 and 9 and a five year old daughter. It’s not like I’m seasoned in this. What I’m sharing today is simply what has helped in my own experience that is also informed by what I’ve learned from parenting experts but mostly my own therapy.



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Jun 28, 2021
#215 - Hospitality on the Fly
00:21:40

Have you ever wished you were one of those people who could welcome anyone into your home for a meal or a hang without plans? Or maybe you’ve experienced one too many encounters where your brain forgot that your guests might need cups or need some sort of direction to really feel welcome in your space. Today, we’re talking about hospitality on the fly because summer is peak season for spontaneous hospitality. And if it matters to you, I want you to feel like you can say an enthusiastic “Yes!” when a pool day turns into an unexpected pizza night or ice cream hang or whatever.


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Jun 21, 2021
#214 - Your Guide to Summer Meals
00:16:20

The energy around cooking this summer is a bit of a situation. So we’re going to talk about how you think about your meals, cook them, and eat them through the lens of how you might eat on vacation. If you’re going on vacation and have to feed your people, this episode will obviously be very helpful to you.


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Jun 14, 2021
#213 - Create a Summer Reading Club
00:20:58

Obviously, summer reading is a big thing for a lot of people, and if you’re new around here, reading is one of my favorite things on the planet. Today though, I want to talk about something more specific. I want us to create a summer reading club. A reading club is a group of readers (and if you read the book, you are a reader, friend) talking about what they individually have been reading.


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Jun 07, 2021
#212 - A Guide to Summer House Rules
00:24:28

A House Rule is something that could keep that first domino from teetering and knocking over everything else. All of us have different kinds of summers, and all of us likely experience different modes and priorities, again, within the same summer. House Rules can really help give a little steadiness to that if you want it.


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May 31, 2021
#211 - How to Plan a Summer Day
00:17:12

I want us to plan a summer day without turning into robots or without leaving literally everything to chance where we’re playing it cool on the outside because we’re cool and spontaneous and we go with the flow and on the inside we’re literally screaming in terror because going with the flow forever and always is just as stressful as planning every minute.


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May 24, 2021
#210 - How to Lazy Genius Kids’ Screen Time
00:14:53

It’s here, you guys, it’s here! This is such a highly requested topic, and I think now that we’re about to go into summer, we could use some perspective on how to approach this ever-present topic. So I have three perspectives and then a few ideas for house rules when it comes to your kids and screen time.


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May 17, 2021
#209 - How to Keep Your Surfaces Clear
00:18:36

Clutter is a real thing. It feels like there’s never a clear spot to put anything down, and I think it’s safe to say that when surfaces are reasonably clear, your home feels cleaner and more welcoming even if it’s dirty. So today, I am going to share the ten principles of keeping your surfaces clear.


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May 10, 2021
BONUS: A New Way to Think About Money with Rachel Rodgers
00:27:09

The Lazy Genius Podcast is not an interview-style show, so when I invite a guest on, I make sure they are a Lazy Genius at what they do. I’m thrilled to introduce you to Rachel Rodgers, a former attorney and current founder and operator of Hello Seven, who’s here to talk to us about a new way to think about money.


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May 06, 2021
#208 - Essentializing Your Phone Apps
00:22:02

Today, I want to help you essentialize your phone apps. In this episode, we’re going to specifically apply the Lazy Genius principle of essentializing to your phone apps to that you can go from being overwhelmed or annoyed or distracted by your apps to having them serve you in a way that matters.



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May 03, 2021
#207 - The 15 Moments That Shaped the Lazy Genius
00:33:53

I get asked about the origin story of this business a lot, especially when I do our Ask Me Anything sessions on Sunday nights on Instagram. I get a lot of questions like “how did you get started, where did the name come from, what made you decide to make a podcast, did you have jobs before this,” so let’s talk about what shaped the Lazy Genius into what it is today!


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Apr 26, 2021
#206 - The Lazy Genius Guide to Buying Great Gifts
00:21:41

It’s April, and we’re entering Teacher Appreciation Week soon. Then it’s Mother’s Day and Father’s Day and the end of school. And pandemic guidelines are loosening, people are planning weddings and baby showers. Then, of course, there are birthdays and holidays and all the regular things.


We have many opportunities to buy gifts for people, and it can be overwhelming. So today we’re going to Lazy Genius gift-giving.


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Apr 19, 2021
#205 - How to Lazy Genius a Wedding
00:22:50

First things first, you do not have to be planning a wedding to find this episode relevant. This is one of our Lazy Genius Brain episodes where we practice applying Lazy Genius principles to a specific area, even if it isn’t personally applicable. Think of it as getting your reps in how to think like a Lazy Genius. And if you are planning a wedding, well you are in luck. It’s a win for everybody.


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Apr 12, 2021
#204 - How to Rally on a Bad Day
00:18:10

We all have bad days and for different reasons. There’s something about being inside a bad day that feels like there’s no way out. You kind of just have to wait until the next day and start over. But if your bad day is living its best (or worst) life by breakfast, maybe waiting until tomorrow’s fresh start is not the ideal solution.

None of us want bad days, but all of us have them. So let's Lazy Genius how to rally a bad day.


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Apr 05, 2021
#203 - 10 Things Saving My Life Right Now
00:26:29

I love sharing lists like this and also encouraging you to make and share your own. We are still in it after a very long year, and paying attention to the things that bring us joy, make things easier, make us more ourselves, those things deserve a spotlight.


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Mar 29, 2021
#202 - Revisiting Your Morning Routine
00:19:28

I want to revisit the concept of a morning routine, especially in light of still living kind of in a pandemic, and give you one question you can ask yourself - just one - as you think about how your current morning routine is serving you or not. I’ll also share my own current morning routine and its evolution over the last few years.


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Mar 22, 2021
#201 - The Lazy Genius Guide to Moving
00:26:25

It’s finally here — an episode about moving! Good golly, I’ve been getting asked to Lazy Genius moving at least once a week for the last two years. But before you scroll away because you aren’t planning a move, I want to tell you that I apply every single Lazy Genius principle to moving in this episode so you can see how to LG your own thing in real-time.


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Mar 15, 2021
#200 - The Lazy Genius Starter Kit: 20 Episodes That Will Immediately Change Your Life
00:23:00

Two hundred episodes is a lot, and it’s likely you haven’t listened to every single one. Or maybe you have but it’s been a while and you need a brush-up. Whatever it is, I went through the entire archive and hand-picked the 20 episodes that will absolutely have the biggest broadest impact on your regular life.



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Mar 08, 2021
#199 - 7 Ways to Get Out of a Dinner Rut
00:18:33

Most of you live in the United States, many of you have kids, all of us are living in varying degrees of isolation still because of the pandemic, and all the things. Yet we still have to eat, we still keep making dinner. But it feels like it’s getting harder and harder, right? Let’s try and give a couple of solutions here. 


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Mar 01, 2021
#198 - How to Lazy Genius Your To-Do List
00:14:58

People have always had stuff to do, but let’s think about it. Our culture and lives have evolved to such a point where if we don’t write down what we have to do, we will in fact forget. Today, we will talk practically about how one can manage one’s to-do list, but I have a couple of bigger picture thoughts, too.


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Feb 22, 2021
#197 - How to Navigate a Faith Crisis
00:50:15

It’s a heavy topic, I know, but I want to give some language and space around this thing that many people in the Christian faith are struggling with right now. And who better to help us with this than Erin Moon, the resident Bible scholar on The Bible Binge.


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Feb 15, 2021
#196 - How to Lazy Genius Adult Screen Time
00:30:20

I love my iPhone. I love my apps. I love Instagram. I love it all! And because we love it, we’re on it a lot, and while that is not a universally bad thing, you might desire a better relationship with your smartphone. There are no universal rules or truths or any of it when it comes how you use your phone. You get to decide what matters. You get to decide how to do your own screen time, and I’m going to share some Lazy Genius principles that you can apply to make your phone enhance your life the way that you want it to.


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Feb 08, 2021
#195 - Creating Your Own Holiday When There’s Nothing To Look Forward To
00:16:06

February and March struggle to bring the thunder. I mean, it’s just the way it is. We’re past the lovely winter holiday gauntlet, we’re past the energy around fresh starts in January, we’re still weeks away from spring break if you get a spring break and for sure months away from summer vacation. So we need something to look forward to. For real. So rather than just waiting for July or a vaccine or for any kind of gathering or celebration to count only when things are back to normal, we’re going to be proactive.


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Feb 01, 2021
#194 - From Selfies to Politics: How to Share Yourself Online with Laura Tremaine
01:03:33

This is a rare episode where I talk to another human, and I only have humans on who are actual Lazy Geniuses at what they do, and you guys? Laura Tremaine is 100% a Lazy Genius, maybe even just a genius, when it comes to sharing your stuff especially online. 

I adore Laura and the work she puts out into the world. I hope you enjoy our conversation!

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Jan 25, 2021
#193 - What I Want To Do in My 40th Year
00:23:40

This is a year I want to pay attention to in ways I’ve never paid attention to a year before. So in today’s episode, I want to share some things I want to do in my 40th year, why that is, and maybe even give you a framework for seeing this next year with more intentional eyes, whether you’ll be turning forty or not.

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Jan 18, 2021
#192 - What To Do Before Reorganizing Your Home
00:09:26

We all get that early January itch that carries into the dark winter of February where we just want our homes to feel good to be in. But we often start in the wrong place. I want to prevent that from happening to you today.

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Jan 11, 2021
#191 - Naming What Matters in 2021
00:21:16

The turning of the calendar doesn’t change everything, but it does change something. It changes our outlook, even the tiniest bit. We are no longer in one of the hardest years, if not the hardest year depending on your life experience, we’ve ever faced.

So today I want us to start small in our own lives where we are and think through what is going to matter to each of us in 2021.

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Jan 04, 2021
#190 - My Favorite Discoveries of 2020
00:22:22

I want to mark the end of this year here with you by sharing my favorite discoveries of 2020, and maybe it’ll make you want to remember the good things that you discovered and enjoyed and learned. So that’s what we’re going to do. Here are my favorite discoveries of 2020.


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Dec 28, 2020
#189 - A Pep Talk for the Final Stretch
00:11:23

We’re almost there. We’ve almost made it through this impossible year. I would love to take just a couple of minutes to find our position in it, our position in our days right now.

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Dec 21, 2020
#188 - How to Lazy Genius a Pandemic Cookie Exchange
00:18:05

This year may not be the year to host the entire neighborhood or maybe even anyone for a traditional cookie exchange; however, it could be a fun way to get everyone in your house involved in the kitchen and flex your creative muscles in showing other people that you care about them… through cookies. So we’re going to briefly cover what a cookie exchange is then I’ll go through a few steps to help you plan one during a pandemic. 


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Dec 14, 2020
#187 - Rethinking Opening Ceremonies
00:14:57

I love implementing opening and closing ceremonies into my year and especially into the fall and winter holiday season. As we all know, holidays in 2020 are not what we expected. So how can we rethink traditions and gatherings and opening ceremonies during such an upside-down time? This episode will hopefully offer some encouragement in that.


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Dec 07, 2020
#186 - A Pep Talk for Not Knowing
00:10:28

There is so much we don’t know. So today on this Monday after Thanksgiving and this final day of November, I think we could all use a short little pep talk and a way to start small with all of this not knowing.

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Nov 30, 2020
#185 - How to Think About Holiday Photos
00:25:26

I get asked a lot about photo storage all the time, and I haven’t talked about it at all because I’m not an expert. But lucky for you, I’m joined by someone who is an expert on today’s show! Casey von Stein aka Miss Freddy is a photo organization guru, and she’s here today to help us think about the holiday photos we’re taking this year, the areas where we can be lazy when it comes to photo storage, and how we can start small in organizing our files. She’s truly the Lazy Genius of photos.


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Nov 23, 2020
#184 - Find Your Holiday Decorating Personality
00:14:43

It’s the middle of November, and some of you might have already gone through the process of decorating or you’re putting it off because it’s overwhelming or you always do the weekend after Thanksgiving which is coming up, but the point is it’s kind of time. And it can be very overwhelming. Today, I want to give you a lens through which to view your decorating so you can find your holiday decorating personality and then offer five steps on getting yourself prepared to actually do it.

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Nov 16, 2020
BONUS: Lazy Geniusing Advent with Tsh Oxenreider
00:24:50

In this bonus episode, I talk with Tsh Oxenreider about her new book, Shadow and Light, that walks us through Advent in the most Lazy Genius way possible. It gives us permission to engage in the season of Advent without pressure or performance. 

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Nov 12, 2020
#183 - The Lazy Genius Guide to Spices
00:16:08

Spices are pretty important in cooking obviously, so let’s demystify a few things — what they’re good for, what to have on hand, how to use them, and how to store them. And we’ll run through what could be your essential spice cabinet.

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Nov 09, 2020
#182 Loving People You Disagree With
00:21:08

Tomorrow is Election Day. I can’t remember an election in my lifetime that was this contentious and would leave so many people devastated no matter the result. It’s just a lot. And you are a unicorn if you do not know and love someone who is voting differently than you are. We’re all really tender right now, and to top it all off in terms of timing, we’re about to enter the most family/friend-centric two months of the year with all the winter holidays. So I think it’s time for a little conversation on loving people you disagree with.


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Nov 02, 2020
#181 - The Instant Pot Episode
00:27:45

Here’s what we’re going to go through today: what the Instant Pot is great for, what it’s not great for, how to start using one including my favorite tools and resources, and my own personal Instant Pot rhythm. Because here’s the thing: not everybody needs an Instant Pot, and everyone that does have one uses it differently, for different types of recipes and different speeds of regularity.

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Oct 26, 2020
#180 - A Pandemic-Friendly Halloween
00:15:24

We’re less than two weeks out from Halloween, and of course my kids are already asking what we’re going to do. It’s uncertain times, y’all, and it’s tough to know how to do this Halloween thing. Let’s do a quick check on what matters and some ideas for people staying in on Halloween and people going out.

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Oct 19, 2020
#179 The Lazy Genius Stores Recipes
00:17:17

This is a very unsexy topic but also a really important one because we all have to eat. I don’t think a single person listening has never tried at least one recipe. So while this is super personal which we’ll get to and that there is really not some magical system which we will also get to, I hope you leave this episode with one small step that helps you feel like your recipe storage is serving you, not you serving it.


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Oct 12, 2020
#178 - How to Start a Hobby
00:15:42

I hear a lot of you say you wish you had a hobby but you’re unsure of where to start or how to start or you feel like they could be a waste of time. We want them, we need them, but a lot of us don’t have them or know how to get them. So that’s what we’re going to do today. Let’s get a hobby!


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Oct 05, 2020
#177 - The Lazy Genius Plans a Day
00:19:32

I’m not going to give you my single day and tell you to copy it. I’m not even going to tell you what should be included in your day. This isn’t a one-size-fits-all situation. It rarely is. We’re going to quickly work through a lens you can use to plan your day, any day in any circumstance.


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Sep 28, 2020
#176 - Why Fall Reading Might Not Be Working For You
00:23:34

Why fall reading? Like, what’s special about fall reading? How do you choose what to read? When do you read? Basically, I love making fall reading this amazing quest. I want to capitalize on the particular vibe of fall reading and make it feel legit. So let’s do this.

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Sep 21, 2020
#175 - How to Create a Cozy Space
00:27:57

We’re about halfway into September, and even though temperatures and even seasons depending on your hemisphere are different right now, something about life shifts when we hit September. And whenever I hit a shift, the importance of my environment is more obvious.

Creating a space that feels safe and cozy, whatever that looks like for you, is important for your mental health. This episode will give you steps on how to do that, but the important thing here is to name the importance of your environment when you’re in the middle of something long or at the start of something new. 

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Sep 14, 2020
#174 - Try a Meal Formula this Fall!
00:15:33

Now it’s not fall yet in weather or on the calendar, but it’s getting close. And while you might not think you’re the kind of person who would do a meal formula and very well could be right about that, I’d love to share with you how you might put one together to help your meals come together even more easily over these next few months.

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Sep 07, 2020
#173 - What Is Your List-Making Personality?
00:18:36

Lists are a big part of our lives, especially in these uncertain times, but I think we sometimes think there’s only one way to make them. That’s not true! So today we’re going to talk about list-making personalities and how we can support what matters in our lives even more with how we approach our lists. 

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Aug 31, 2020
#172 - Resurrecting Routines
00:29:04

A couple of days ago, I asked folks on Instagram what one word they would use to describe their current relationship with routines. There were very few positive words, words that would indicate that routines are working. Here’s what we’re going to do for the next few minutes. We need to examine our expectations of routine, reframe what routines actually are, and then give you a next step or two to resurrect them.

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Aug 24, 2020
#171 The Ten Things Saving My Life Right Now
00:16:11

I know that top ten lists can be a bit rote, but honestly, there’s something super life-giving for me personally to hear what other people are finding joy in. It gives me ideas of course, but more than that, it reminds me to pay attention to my own life and be even more intentional about nurturing the things in my day that give me a lot of joy. So I hope this list does that for you today!

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Aug 17, 2020
Bonus: Lazy Geniusing a Morning Routine with Erin Moon
00:39:28

It’s our final bonus episode, you guys! Over the summer I’m talking to some Internet and IRL friends about Lazy Geniusing an aspect of our every day lives. Today, I’m talking to Erin Moon about morning routines!

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Aug 11, 2020
#170 - How to Lazy Genius Anything
00:31:19

I get messages all the time asking how a person can lazy genius their laundry pile or an awkward friendship encounter or online school or any number of things! The truth is that any challenge could use a Lazy Genius solution, and that’s why I wrote The Lazy Genius Way!

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Aug 10, 2020
#169 - Audiobook Sneak Peek
00:25:14

On Saturday, you might have heard the audiobook version of the introduction of my book The Lazy Genius Way, and today’s episode is chapter one! I don’t want to make you wait around, so here it is! Chapter One of The Lazy Genius Way entitled “How to Think Like a Lazy Genius.”

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Aug 03, 2020
Bonus: Introduction to The Lazy Genius Way
00:14:35

Today’s episode is extra and very exciting. It’s the audio version of the introduction of my book The Lazy Genius Way! I’m so excited for you to get a sneak peek of the audiobook before it’s out in the world in all its glory.

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Aug 01, 2020
#168 - How to Go Back to School
00:19:37

Transitioning from summer to school routine is a legitimate thing, but this year? Well, clearly we don’t have to say a lot about this year. So how do we go back to school when we don’t even know what that looks like?

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Jul 27, 2020
Bonus: Lazy Geniusing Teenagers with Kristen Howerton
00:32:00

It’s another bonus episode, you guys! Over the summer I’m talking to some Internet and IRL friends about Lazy Geniusing an aspect of our every day lives. Today, I’m talking to Kristen Howerton and she’s helping us Lazy Genius being a mom, specifically being a mom of teenagers down the road.

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Jul 24, 2020
#167 - How to Make the Perfect Playlist
00:20:36

Did y’all know I really dig playlists? Like so much. And I’ve been told, especially after my holiday playlists last year and my quarantine groove playlist this summer, that I’m really good at them. I will agree with you. This is not a space I choose to be overly humble. I learned from the best.

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Jul 20, 2020
#166 - Book Launching 101
00:20:33

There is something so fun about getting a behind-the-scenes look at something like publishing. We all read books, but y’all the whole industry is something else. There’s so much happening, and it’s all really interesting! Well, some of it is. Today, I want to share with you five things I learned about launching a book that I didn’t know before.

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Jul 13, 2020
#165 - The Lazy Genius Packs for a Trip
00:12:29

Vacations definitely look different this summer than they usually do, but trips aren’t just vacations. You’ll go see grandma, you might travel a state or two over when the holidays come soon. Basically, we’ll have trips long after this pandemic is over, and I get a lot of questions about doing a packing episode, so here you go.

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Jul 06, 2020
Bonus: Lazy Geniusing Dinner with Kate Strickler
00:29:53

It’s another bonus episode, you guys! Over the summer I’m talking to some Internet and IRL friends about Lazy Geniusing an aspect of our every day lives. Today, I’m talking to Kate Strickler of Naptime Kitchen, and we’re Lazy Geniusing dinner without losing our minds. Kate is such a great resource for making regular life dinner, and she happily takes us along with her.

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Jul 01, 2020
#164 - The Summer Meal Formula
00:20:54

I’m not saying I fixed summer cooking because that would be stupid, but I think I found an approach that will be pretty awesome, especially if you’re three weeks into hot weather no school everyone home cooking and losing your mind a little. 

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Jun 29, 2020
#163 - The Magic of Daily Sheets
00:13:32

Summer is a season of relaxation, of later bedtimes and loungy days, but we’ve also kind of already been in a weird season of pseudo-relaxation and later bedtimes and loungy days because of COVID-19. It’s safe to say that easing into summer rhythms is a little complicated right now.


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Jun 22, 2020
#162 - A Peek Inside The Lazy Genius Way
00:25:05

This is a very exciting and surreal episode for me to share because in case you didn’t know I wrote a book, and today is the first real day that I’m going to tell you about what is inside! On August 11th, you’ll get to read those words if you want, and in this episode I’ll actually share a couple of ways you can read those words sooner, but for now, I’m going to tell you why I decided to write a book, what my writing rhythm was when I was writing it, how I wrote 60,000 words that were never used, what kept me from quitting because I almost did a couple of times, and what’s inside the book.

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Jun 15, 2020
Bonus: Lazy Geniusing Staycations with Courtney Cleveland
00:27:26

Surprise! We’re doing fun bonus episodes over the summer where I talk to others about Lazy Geniusing an aspect of our every day lives. Today, I’m talking to Courtney Cleveland of All the Best Days, and we’re Lazy Geniusing staycations and a little bit of day-tripping. This episode will legitimately give you the tools you need to travel like a Lazy Genius.

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Jun 12, 2020
#161 - A Summer Reading Pledge
00:22:49

This summer, you guys, is the summer I truly begin my education of being an anti-racist. I want to begin taking steps in how I see my summer stack and even in what I watch and listen to. I also want to do that with my kids. And I invite you to join me.


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Jun 08, 2020
#160 - Wear Makeup Like a Lazy Genius
00:12:48

I am no makeup expert by any stretch, but over 20+ years of wearing makeup, I’ve figured out one strategy that works for me, and I want to share it with you today.


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Jun 01, 2020
#159 - The Magic of Closing Ceremonies
00:13:28

It can feel like our closing ceremonies are shot because of how things are within the setting of a pandemic, and that’s a very real thing. I’ve said it several times in episodes about a variety of topics, but there’s a lot to grieve right now. But here’s an important thing to remember: the magic of a closing ceremony isn’t really about what you do but that you just do something.


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May 25, 2020
#158 - Staying In Touch When You Can’t Touch
00:25:35

Right now, we’re separated from each other in ways we never have been before, but there will be other times when we want to stay in touch with people we love when we’re far away from them, whether it’s across the country or six feet apart. So today, how do we stay in touch when we can’t actually touch?

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May 18, 2020
#157 - What Does It Mean to Take Care of Yourself?
00:09:47

If you’re stressed about all that’s going on, you might be sleeping less, not eating the same things because of apocalyptic grocery shopping, maybe you’re not able to read or run or get drinks with girlfriends, all things that normally make you feel really good on hard days. So yeah. I feel like it’s a good time to talk about what it means to take care of ourselves. 

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May 11, 2020
#156 - How to Clean the House When Everyone Is Inside It (Part 2)
00:19:33

Last week, I shared ten principles of lived-in cleaning, but today, we’re diving into the specifics. Laundry, tidying, bathrooms, dusting and all the things. Just how do we keep our homes clean when everyone is in it all of the time? Let’s jump in. 

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May 04, 2020
#155 - How to Clean the House When Everyone Is Inside It (Part 1)
00:20:40

A lot of us are still sheltering in place, and that brings a new set of challenges when it comes to cleaning. Because there are so many challenges, we’re going to make this a two-part miniseries. Today, I’m going to share 10 principles of lived-in cleaning. Then next week, we’ll get into some specifics like laundry, bathrooms, dust, and crumbs on the floor. Here we go.

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Apr 27, 2020
#154 - How to Add Freshness to Repetitive Meals
00:10:27

We’re still in a shelter-in-place situation in most parts of the country and part of this process includes not going to the grocery store as often. Thing are weird, and new meals don’t really fit in with our weird. We’re eating a lot of the same things over and over again, but I’m sharing five ways to add freshness to repetitive meals.

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Apr 20, 2020
#153 - Time Management When Time Makes No Sense
00:18:52

Yes, we’re still in the coronavirus pandemic, but honestly, there are lots of times when time makes no sense. It’s a struggle to get a handle on how to manage our time when our regular average day and the regular average things you normally do to fill it gets turned upside-down. So today we’re going to revisit the three Lazy Genius pillars of time through the lens of time making no sense.

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Apr 13, 2020
#152 - Reading in Odd Circumstances
00:18:46

Based on the number of downloads of past episodes related to reading, I know that there’s an overwhelming majority of people listening who really love to read. So when our regular reading rhythms are disrupted by odd circumstances, it’s nice to have a roadmap of how to get back to normal or how to create a new normal. That’s what this episode will do. 

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Apr 06, 2020
#151 - The Lazy Genius Eats Outside
00:10:52

Whenever I share something about eating outside, the questions pour in on how to do it. Breaking things up a bit and getting into the fresh air sounds really good right about now, so lets Lazy Genius eating outside.

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Mar 30, 2020
#150 - A Pep Talk for Being Stuck
00:14:52

These are weird, scary, surreal times, but, honestly, I am grateful for how this global crisis has already affected how we see. Here are five things to remember when you’re stuck at home…or maybe when you’re just stuck.

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Mar 23, 2020
#149 - Name What You're Good At
00:13:07

Note from Kendra: This episode of The Lazy Genius Podcast was recorded before the majority of changes, postponements, cancelations and recommendations for social distancing due to covid-19 were enacted. Please know that I am thinking of the Lazy Genius community during these uncertain times. Be well. 

Naming what you’re good at is a simple exercise in being kind to yourself. And to be a Lazy Genius, you need to do that! Your gifts and abilities and ways of seeing and being in the world are significant and have incredible meaning. And when you don’t name what those are, it’s like having a tool that you don’t use.

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Mar 16, 2020
#148 - Making Memories Like a Lazy Genius
00:18:28

We put a lot of pressure on ourselves to mark moments, make memories, and give our kids something to remember. Even if you don’t have kids, there’s still a high cultural premium on memories. Scrapbooking, photo albums, daily journals, the Gram. But if we try to manufacture memories, mechanize them, we’ll get overwhelmed by something that our brains already do. Let’s make memories like a Lazy Genius.

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Mar 09, 2020
#147 - Should You Do a Capsule Wardrobe?
00:21:53

In today’s episode, I’ll give you some ideas on how to move forward with a pseudo-traditional capsule wardrobe, but you’re a really smart person. If you pay attention to what matters, what doesn’t, and you create a few guidelines around those things, you can create your own process for building a capsule wardrobe.

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Mar 02, 2020
#146 - Feeding Picky Kids
00:24:47

What’s the problem with picky kids? It’s frustrating to make food that doesn’t get eaten. More than that, we worry that our kids aren’t getting the nutrients they need or that they’ll only eat brown and red foods for the rest of their lives. But really, when it comes down to it, it’s fear. Let’s flip the script and nurture kids who trust their bodies.

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Feb 24, 2020
#145 - How to Hire a Housecleaner
00:16:10

Listen, I know this is super specific. I know this topic is privileged and it comes with baggage. But I also know it’s important to talk about these things, particularly if you’re in a season of life where something’s gotta give. This episode has practical thoughts about hiring a housecleaner, and a little pep talk about letting go of the shame and embarrassment that often comes with asking for help.

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Feb 17, 2020
#144 - How to Lazy Genius a Girls Night
00:18:52

Today, we’re diving into the logistics of building community — specifically in our female friendships. We all want to get together with friends and do fun things, have traditions and all of that. So this episode is important in its simplicity because friendship matters.

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Feb 10, 2020
#143 - Your Body Is Not Flawed
00:08:10

I believe in a world where it is fun and not loaded to talk about our bodies because our bodies are awesome. Full disclosure: I haven’t always felt this way, not by a long shot. I understand the difficulty here, so let’s move into this topic together.

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Feb 03, 2020
#142 - Living Without Food Rules
00:24:01

Let's play a game. Let's name all of the food rules you've experienced in your life. Yeah...we'll be here a while and we probably won't feel that great after we list them all out. That's why I'm so passionate about talking about living without food rules. We don't need them, y'all. Here's why.

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Jan 27, 2020
#141 - What to Read This Winter
00:17:48

I know that so many of you folks who listen to this podcast love to read. You love books and more books and finding more ways to get more books into your life. In today’s episode, we’ll create a quick and easy path to figuring out what to read this winter if that’s on your radar and how to make the most of your reading minutes over the next couple of months.

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Jan 20, 2020
#140 - Time to Create Your Winter Dinner Queue
00:19:54

I love putting the proper importance on food and meals and gathering around the table but not wasting energy on the wrong things. Those wrong things look different for everyone listening, but today we’re going to figure out what matters and what doesn’t around your winter table.

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Jan 13, 2020
#139 - How to Plan Your Time This Winter
00:13:16

Today, I’m giving you two simple questions to ask yourself as you move into 2020 so that you can see your time in a way that makes sense for the season you’re in and makes a difference in your everyday life.

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Jan 06, 2020
#138 - A Goals Pep Talk
00:03:50

Goals aren’t so you’ll look or be the way you think you should. They’re not to make you fit in. They’re not to make you seem like someone who’s got their life together. They’re for you.

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Dec 30, 2019
#137 - A Christmas Pep Talk
00:03:36

Christmas is in two days. Here’s a super quick pep talk that will remind you of two important things you can do during this season. Merry Christmas!

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Dec 23, 2019
#136 - Ten Ideas for a Holiday Reset
00:14:17

We have one week until Christmas, and it might already be time for a reset. No matter how intentional we are, how much margin we create, things surprise us. And that’s okay and normal and we’ll all be fine. Here are ten tips for a reset in case you need one.

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Dec 16, 2019
#135 - Nailing Your Holiday Vibe
00:13:04

I love a good mood. I love a good vibe. And our holiday memories aren’t always what we did; it’s about how we felt. We remember the vibe, the feeling the environment gave us. Let’s focus on creating that vibe and let the activities happen as they will. Here’s how.

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Dec 09, 2019
#134 - How To Be Happy With the Gifts You Give
00:13:16

We’re all in gift-giving and gift-buying mode and spending a lot of time on it or least are gearing up to. I want to help you be happy with the gifts you give and be more strategic and thoughtful about the time you spend on finding and buying those gifts. We’ll go through a step by step process, and I think that by the end of this episode, you’ll feel so much better about things.

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Dec 02, 2019
#133 - Ten Helpful Thanksgiving Strategies
00:13:50

A couple of years ago, I wrote a blog post titled Ten Commandments of Thanksgiving Weekend. Looking back on it, I realized some things changed, and that’s okay. That’s why I’ve put together ten strategies that will help your entire Thanksgiving week whether you’re hosting or not. This can be such a beautiful time of year, especially if you think like a Lazy Genius and be a genius about the things that matter and lazy about the things that don’t.

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Nov 25, 2019
#132 - Ten Steps to Creating Your Own Traditions
00:17:38

I love the idea of being thoughtful and intentional about anything, and traditions definitely fit the bill. So today, we’re going to walk through ten steps to creating your own so you’ll be able to think about traditions like a Lazy Genius and then maybe actually do them. This conversation is all about creating your own traditions, so no matter what your family unit looks like, this conversation is for you.

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  • This week’s topic was inspired by a conversation during last week’s Instagram Live! You can find me there @thelazygenius. I usually host a LIVE Q&A on Thursdays around noon EST (except for this week), and you can re-watch previous Lives on IGTV.
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Nov 18, 2019
#131 - The Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey
00:18:58

Y’all, we’re about to spend an entire episode talking about Thanksgiving turkey. Or just turkey if you periodically cook a ten pound bird when it’s not Thanksgiving. I want to talk through it a little because sometimes we need a voice telling us we’re doing okay, especially when we’re dealing with a giant dead bird and hungry, mildly judgmental family members.

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Nov 11, 2019
#130 - The Lazy Genius Guide to Hosting Anything
00:22:59

It is the first week of November, and all of the holiday hosting is about to hit hard so I want to give you some tools to enjoy this time, not dread it. 

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Nov 04, 2019
#129 - How to Holiday Road Trip
00:16:03

It’s about that time. Grandparents in faraway states are waiting, but getting in the car with all the stuff and possibly all the children can feel daunting. Hopefully, this episode will help that, but please note, this episode only covers being in the car, not packing or being on vacation or leaving or coming home. It’s just for being in the car, which is really the most exhausting part.

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  • See how other Lazy Geniuses tackle road trips with Road Tested Road Trip Tips, a round-up of the suggestions you shared with me on Instagram recently.
  • Speaking of Instagram, you can find me on the app @thelazygenius. I’m usually there every Thursday around 12:15 pm EST, but this week we’re holding that commitment loosely because of some family medical appointments. I’ll post about it on the feed if I can make it. 
  • My travel guru is Tsh Oxenreider who says the more your kids travel, the better travelers they’ll become -- which is true of just about anything really.
  • Join the VIP mailing list to get my monthly newsletter affectionally called the Latest Lazy Letter. Y’all, I take great pride in making that letter something you look forward to. If you’re not on the list, you can put your name on this list here.
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Oct 28, 2019
#128 - How to Escape the Fall Frenzy
00:11:44

Chaos and frenzy pull me under. I feel stressed out, I get headaches, I get mad, my body physically hurts, and I don’t enjoy what’s happening right in front of me. That’s no fun at any point in the year or my life, but it’s a particular bummer around this time of year. None of us want to feel frenzied, but sometimes even with intentional plans, it happens anyway. Today, let’s talk about one small way to keep that frenzy at bay.

 

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Oct 21, 2019
#127 - The Lazy Genius Chooses a Planner
00:19:35

A few weeks ago, I shared how I plan a week like a Lazy Genius. That led us to a great conversation on Instagram about the many, many options available to us when we’re choosing a planner. But here’s the thing, there’s no perfect planner because there’s no way to manufacture a perfect life. This week, I’m sharing how to use planners as tools in being a genius about things that matter and lazy about things that don’t.

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Oct 14, 2019
#126 The Lazy Genius Guide To Grocery Shopping
00:18:19

There are lots of ways to approach shopping for groceries from where you go to making a shopping list, and today I’m going to share my seven principles for buying groceries like a Lazy Genius. We can, in fact, Lazy Genius just about anything, including how, when, where, and even why you buy groceries. I think you’ll really be encouraged and motivated by the end of this episode. 

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Oct 07, 2019
#125 - The Lazy Genius Asks for Help
00:17:26

Sometimes asking for help is the hardest thing to do, but you’re allowed to ask for help, no matter the circumstance. It’s good, in fact, to ask for help. And today, we’re talking about the ways to do it – the different kinds of therapy and different reasons why or why not you might pursue them. Plus, I talk about how to be a good friend to someone else who needs help. It’s a heavy topic, but one that I want to join in the flow of normalizing it.

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October 3, 2019 Update: Some Lazy Genius listeners chimed in with some thoughtful commentary on terms and distinctions not included in this episode. I’ve listed them below: “In California, my official title is Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. In my state, all therapists have to have a minimum of a master's degree plus supervised 3000 intern hours in order to be eligible for Licensure. I know all states have different titles for various offerings of mental health professions. The description you gave of counselors in the episode is what my training was, but we are known as therapists where I live. I thought it might be helpful for your audience to know that the area they live in may use different titles as they explore their options.” “Psychiatrists have a MD, not a PhD (although of course, some may have PhDs in another field). They go through medical school and a psychiatric residency.” “I am a clinical social worker, and beyond...  


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Sep 30, 2019
#124 - The Lazy Genius Weekly Plan
00:19:17

If you’ve ever purchased multiple planners in a year, this episode is for you. Today, we’re walking through three questions to ask when planning your week, and then we’ll use my own weekly plan for this week as a kind of case study to see how the questions are put into practice. It’s a simple approach but incredibly impactful.

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Sep 23, 2019
#123 - The Lazy Genius After School Routine
00:17:58

Snacks, homework, playing, chores, making dinner, not to mention those extracurriculars if your kids are into sports and clubs. The reason why the hours after school is over feel frenzied is because it IS frenzied. But a routine can help. In this episode, we will talk about why a routine is helpful, how to build one that works for you, and I’ll share our personal after school routine in case you need specific ideas.

 

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Sep 16, 2019
#122 - What I Hope to Read This Fall and Why
00:10:55

Today we’re talking about books! And based on your responses to the Latest Lazy Letter (which has tons of book and podcast recommendations), you love talking about them, too. I’m sharing what I learned from setting summer reading goals and how I plan to use that information as I head into the fall.

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Sep 09, 2019
#121 - How to Build a Fall Dinner Queue
00:09:30

One of my favorite ways to approach a new season is to have a dinner queue to pull from when deciding what to eat for dinner. In this episode, I’m going to share my reflections from my summer dinner queue and give you how I’m taking what I learned as I build one for the fall.

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Sep 02, 2019
#120 - The Lazy Genius Plan for Fall Routine
00:16:04

Even though the fall/winter American holidays don’t technically start until Halloween, it does my brain – and likely yours – a lot of good to start thinking about time now. I want to create routines and view my time through the lens of what matters so that I can keep spending my time, even the time at the end of a busy day, in such a way that makes me feel more like myself. Here’s how you can do the same.

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Aug 26, 2019
#119 - Plan Your Opening Ceremony
00:09:52

Opening and closing ceremonies are the magic pill that can make different seasons and transitions come more alive. The problem with moving from one season to another, one holiday to another, one season of life to another is that we have our feet in two different camps most of the time. The transitions are relentless and can easily strip the joy away from seasons of life that we really love. That’s where opening and closing ceremonies work their magic.

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Aug 19, 2019
#118 - The Enneagram Part Two: How to Make Sense of Yourself
00:21:50

Let’s talk a bit more about the Enneagram. The Enneagram has its own language in many ways. And if you aren’t familiar with the concepts, it all sounds like gibberish. In today’s episode, I go through a few of the main concepts of the Enneagram and give them some context in how they can help you make sense of yourself.

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  • Join the Lazy Genius VIP list to be the first to know about super secret announcements and monthly book and podcast recommendations.
  • If you haven’t yet listened to The Truth About Your Enneagram Number, I highly recommend that you stop what you’re doing and go listen to it first. It will make this episode make so much more sense.
  • The Enneagram Institute is hands-down the best resource on the Internet about the enneagram. If you don’t know your type, start by reading the type descriptions on this website to begin ruling out what type you aren’t.
  • This episode of The Liturgists podcast is a few years old, but you guys, it’s so good. The hosts talk to Ian Cron and Suzanne Stabile, the authors of The Road Back to You.
  • Speaking of The Road Back to You, that is the best place to get your feet wet if you want to start reading a book about it.
  • If you’ve finished The Road Back to You, and you’re looking for more personal growth, I’d recommend The Sacred Enneagram by Chris Heuertz. It is my personal favorite of the bunch.
  • And if you’re wanting more of a textbook experience, check out The Complete Enneagram by Beatrice Chestnut.
  • If you’re on Instagram, I’d love for you to join me for an Instagram LIVE on Friday around noon EST. It’s usually Thursdays around 12:15 p.m., but it’s still summer and we’ve got a pool date on the books. 
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Aug 12, 2019
#117 - How to Lazy Genius Kid Chores
00:17:58

Chores seem like a good anchor in the summer, but they really are a huge part of routine in the fall. But how do we do it? Allowance or no allowance, charts or no charts, how young is too young or how old is too old? All the things. Today, I share how I handle chores for my kids, but also how you can think about what matters and what doesn’t in relation to kids’ chores to create a system that makes sense for your family.

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Aug 05, 2019
#116 - How to Lazy Genius Kids’ Clothes
00:22:59

Do you feel buried under mountains of kids’ clothes? Or you feel like you’re constantly running to the store to pick up pants that fit? Or maybe you’re tired of managing a closet full of tiny person clothes when your kid would rather wear a t-shirt with a cartoon plastered on it every day of the week? It’s a real struggle. But the good news is you’re not alone. Let’s spend some time today talking about the two decisions your kids’ clothes require and how to make those decisions in ways that work for you. I also share my five best tips on storing and transitioning those clothes.

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Jul 29, 2019
#115 - Present Summer, Prepared Fall
00:20:51

After a three week hiatus, we’re jumping into practical ways to start preparing for fall while still enjoying what’s left of summer. Have you ever noticed how we tend to wait to get the school supply list or for our last trip to end before we think about what’s coming around the corner? In today’s episode, I offer a few tips on how to stop waiting for someone else to say go to keep our transition from summer to fall from feeling so jarring.


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Jul 22, 2019
#114 - The Truth About Your Enneagram Number
00:31:18

A few months ago, I asked you to send me questions you have about the enneagram on Instagram. You guys went hard. So we’re going to talk about it in two parts over the course of the summer. Today’s episode covers the basics of knowing your type, how to figure out what type you are, and how the enneagram is a tool to becoming a truer version of yourself.

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Jun 24, 2019
#113 - The Lazy Genius Does Laundry Updated!
00:11:50

I know what you’re thinking…”Kendra, you’ve already done an episode on laundry!” That’s true. But things change, including how I tackle laundry. This episode and the one before is definitely not one size fits all. That said, I’m going to share the size that fits me, and hopefully, it’ll give you some ideas for your own laundry approach. But for real, if laundry doesn’t bug you, if you’re happy with your system, stick with it. Don’t fix what isn’t broken.

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Jun 17, 2019
#112 - Grasping for Summer Routine
00:23:09

Summer is officially here, and I'm honestly nervous about it. It feels so lovely and so awful all in the same breath to have the kids home all day, to deal with the heat, and to have glorious routine take a break for a while. It can be a lot, so today I'm sharing how I'm approaching our summer routine. Hopefully, it'll help you get some ideas on how to think about yours.

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Jun 10, 2019
#111- What I’ll Be Cooking This Summer
00:28:27

Hi friends! We’re in part two of a three-part series that celebrates the changing seasons. Summer teaches us to slow down and be flexible. It’s a time to play and have fun on purpose. Last week, I shared my summer reading goals and what’s on my TBR list. This week, I’m talking about summer foods, and I mean ALL the summer foods. From breaking down breakfast to sharing the 21 meals on my Summer Dinner Queue, this episode has it all.

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Jun 03, 2019
#110 - Summer Reading Plans 2019
00:21:25

Summer reading is a thing, right? We did it as students in school, our kids might do it, and it just feels like the time of year to have a stack of books ready to go. I want to share my personal goals for my summer reading and some titles I’m looking forward to, and I hope it inspires you to make one or two small moves toward your own summer reading approach this year.

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May 27, 2019
#109 - Food in a Bowl: Hacks and How-To’s
00:16:59

The last in our three-part Food in a Bowl series, this week’s episode features hacks and how-to’s so you can build your best food bowls yet! Together, we will figure out the logistics of actually making food bowls a staple in your meal planning without feeling like you’re prepping literally everything always. This kind of episode is one of my favorites because we make can make life simpler but also more full . . . by filling it with things that matter, like delicious meals in a bowl.

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May 20, 2019
#108 - Food in a Bowl: Flavors
00:24:29

In part two of our Food in a Bowl series, we’re talking about flavors. There are so many ways to put together flavors because flavor options are literally endless. And that’s a little bit of why it’s hard, right? When we have so many options, it feels overwhelming and we just give up. In today’s episode, we’re going to distill flavor down a bit to help you think through how to put together your own dinner bowl.

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May 13, 2019
#107 - Food in a Bowl: Basics
00:23:18

This episode is the first of a three-part series about serving food in a bowl. My family’s favorite foods are served in a bowl from pasta and soup to ice cream and cereal, but this series focuses more on dinner bowls, meals that are made up of multiple components layered together, not necessarily soup. In this episode, I break down the four basic building blocks to a successful dinner bowl so you can start where you are and use the ingredients your family already likes to add food bowls to your meal plan.

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May 06, 2019
#106 - The Lazy Sisters Bonus Episode
01:42:21

Have you ever wondered how you can support The Lazy Genius Collective and this podcast? You can become a Patreon supporter, and as a thank you, you get a (really long) monthly episode of The Lazy Sisters Podcast, a show that Kendra does with her little sister, Hannah. It's fun, ridiculous, and the unedited Kendra if you were ever curious about that. 

Here's a bonus episode of the most recent Lazy Sisters Podcast. If you ever want to hear more or just want to say thank you for The Lazy Genius Podcast, head to Patreon to become a supporter. 

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Apr 29, 2019
#105 - The Lazy Genius Makes Pizza Part 2
00:25:27

We’re continuing our pizza conversation this week by talking about cheese, toppings, sauce, tools, and how you bake it. If last week’s episode on pizza dough didn’t convince you I’m a nerd over pizza, this one will. I’m realizing I have so much to say that I could have an entire series or even whole separate podcast on pizza. I love it so much and keep learning every time I make it. I hope the more you make it, the more you’ll learn and love it, too!

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  • Jump over to listen to The Lazy Genius Makes Pizza (Part One) if you haven’t listened to that yet.
  • If you want to take cues from my pizza sauce recipe, you can find it on the blog.
  • Thinking about trying caramelized onions on your pizza? Here’s a recipe to make them in the crock pot and on the stovetop (I usually leave out the balsamic vinegar, but that’s just me).
  • Since I make pizza almost every week, it’s important to me to have a pan I love. I use this cast iron pizza pan. My friend Michael believes his pizza steel is best, and my cooking sister Bri McKoy uses a pizza stone. Use whatever makes you happy.
  • Having a pizza peel handy also makes pizza assembly a breeze. I use this wooden one (and store it with my cutting boards). They also make aluminum ones, so again, find what works best for you if you want to invest in one.
  • And as I said last week, a bench scraper is one of the best tools to have in your kitchen. Amen.
  • Bonus tip from Michael — how to make hot honey: Warm up honey in a little pan, add in chopped dried chiles, and warm that together for about 15 minutes on the stove. Then let it cool and put it back in a bottle. He drizzles that on pizzas when they come out of the oven or by the slice and swears by it.
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Apr 22, 2019
#104 - The Lazy Genius Makes Pizza (Part 1)
00:34:37

The only thing that comes close to Change Your Life Chicken in emails and DMs on Instagram is Pizza Fridays. Anytime I post my meal plan for #ItsMealPlanMonday and it says Pizza Friday, I get a ton of DMs asking for my favorite pizza recipe, my favorite pizza stone, my favorite sauce. . .you get the point. Well guys, I’ve done my research, compiled the facts, and now, I’m ready to share everything I know about pizza with you! This week, we’ll talk all things pizza dough. Next week, we’ll talk about sauce and toppings and cooking techniques and everything else.

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Apr 15, 2019
#103 - The Lazy Genius Keeps the Car Clean
00:13:00

Does your van look like a thrift store on wheels? Me too. And I’m okay with that because I choose to be lazy about my car. This week, I’m sharing a few quick tips that help me keep a handle on the stuff in my van, so I don’t lose my mind every time I have to go somewhere. However, if you’re looking for tips on how to keep the exterior of your car clean, keep on searching. I basically have zero to say about it other than I guess it’s good to wash it sometimes?

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Apr 08, 2019
#102 - How to Make a Decision with Emily P. Freeman
00:38:35

This week I’m joined by the Lazy Genius Collective mascot, Emily P. Freeman. (Kidding, but not because you can play a drinking game with how many times I talk about her on all the platforms. ) Her new book The Next Right Thing comes out tomorrow, April 2, and what better way to celebrate than to have her on the podcast?! We’re talking about making decisions and how to find peace in those decisions when we don’t have much clarity surrounding them.

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Apr 01, 2019
#101 - The Lazy Genius Deals with Sickness
00:30:35

We’re finally talking about it, y’all -- how to Lazy Genius sickness. I’m chatting about the essentials that keep us mostly sane while we’re battling it out with germs and cranky kids. And I know what I’m talking about. Our family went through it in the first couple of months of 2019 with two bouts of the stomach bug, the flu, sinus infections, a cold that wouldn’t end… it was rough. The steps I share in this episode made it far less horrible for us, and I hope they do the same for you.

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Mar 25, 2019
#100 - Change Your Life Chicken
00:27:10

You guys, we’ve hit 100 episodes! How fun is that?! And the only appropriate way to celebrate, in my opinion, is to deep dive into Change Your Life Chicken! I never thought a chicken recipe would be my legacy, but here we are. This recipe is a staple in my meal plan, and I talk about every step in great detail in this episode. If you’ve never made it before, this episode will make it a regular in your rotation. I’m absolutely sure of it. 

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Mar 18, 2019
#99 - The Lazy Genius Feeds a Crowd
00:27:47

It’s finally happening, y’all. I’m telling you how to feed a crowd this week! Or at least, I’m telling you how I feed a crowd and sharing things that are must-dos for me to keep my cool when I open our front door to welcome guests. I’m also sharing four ideas for crowdpleasers that we use at our community group when we host on Sundays.

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Mar 11, 2019
#98 - The Lazy Genius Cleans Out the Fridge
00:17:34

We’re talking fridge clean-outs this week on the podcast. This is one of those episodes we wish didn’t exist but also need very badly. We’ll spend a few minutes going over the seven steps to tackling this chore, the tools you’ll need to be successful, and a way to make it happen less often and definitely be less gross.

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Mar 04, 2019
#97 - One Simple Step That Changes Meal Planning Forever
00:18:39

If you’ve been feeling like you’re not making anyone happy at dinner time (including yourself), this episode is for you! I’ve been talking about Brainless Crowdpleasers for a long time around here, but this week I’m breaking the concept down to set you up for success. I’m describing how to determine what counts as a brainless crowdpleaser and just how many people you should be able to feed with one. And I’ll teach you how to build up your list of Brainless Crowdpleasers and how you stock your kitchen based on your list.

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Feb 25, 2019
#96 - The Lazy Genius Works from Home
00:26:42

Although this is a frequently requested topic, I get that your situation might be very different from mine and from each person listening. I hope this episode is an encouragement on how to think about your own work, whether professional or what makes you feel like a person outside of motherhood, laundry, cookings and all the things.

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Feb 18, 2019
#95 The Lazy Genius Guide to Marinades
00:25:27

In all the time I spent dreaming and planning for this podcast, I never thought I’d spend an episode talking about marinades. But here we are. My DMs blow up every time I make something with a marinade. You ask, “What’s in that liquid?” You say, “My dinners never turn out like this.” And you worry about things turning out salty. A lot. Well, today we’re talking about creating your own magical marinades that can take an average meal from “meh” to “best meal ever!”

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Feb 11, 2019
#94 - The Lazy Genius Guide to Freezer Meals
00:22:40

This week, we’re doing math on the podcast. Well, Freezer Math. Freezer Math will help you know how much to cook when you want to stock your freezer. Then, I share the Seven Rules of Freezer Cooking. This is serious business, y’all. So grab your calculator apps and let’s stock our freezers.

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Feb 04, 2019
#93 - Cook Without a Recipe
00:23:24

Are you afraid to go off script on a recipe? Or maybe you’re not afraid, but things never turn out just right when you riff in the kitchen. This week, I’m sharing a handful of concepts that if you understand them in concept will start to change your cooking experience tremendously. I’m not saying you’ll walk away from this episode a master chef, but your confidence and understanding of what can make you become better will definitely change.

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Jan 28, 2019
#92 - Finding a Bedtime Routine For Kids
00:28:50

This week’s topic is one of the most frequently requested topics I’ve received via Instagram DMS and emails, but I know it’s not for everyone at this point in time. If you don’t have kids or they don’t give you trouble at bedtime, feel free to skip this one. But if you do have trouble at bedtime, I go through all the details of our kids’ bedtimes and what works for us and what doesn’t.

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Jan 21, 2019
#91 - The Lazy Genius Organizes Paper
00:19:17

Have you ever noticed paper is like a magnet? The more you have laying around the more it attracts. In this week’s episode, I tackle the three biggest problems we have with paper and give you an inside look at how I lazy genius my paper situation at home.

 

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Jan 14, 2019
#90 - Set the Right Goals Without Fizzling Out
00:22:00

Goal setting can be a dangerous game. We can go overboard and try to do all the things, but when we don’t, we feel like complete failures. This week’s episode, I share three steps to help you move from goal-setting that doesn’t work to a mindset that does so that January starts feeling more exciting than terrifying.

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Jan 07, 2019
#89 - Reset the House Instead of Burning It Down
00:15:52

Tomorrow marks the beginning of 2019, can you believe that?! In today’s episode, I talk about why it’s okay if you don’t have all of your goals and intentions for the year crystal clear by the time the ball drops tonight. And I offer three tips for resetting your home after the holidays in a (mostly) painless way.

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Dec 31, 2018
#88 - Refocus Your Christmas Brain
00:03:54

A gentle, loving reminder that you matter this Christmas season. . .even if you feel overwhelmed and those family traditions you care so much about fall apart.

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Dec 17, 2018
#87 The Lazy Genius Guide to Flexibilty
00:16:15

The holidays can be tough, especially when it comes to managing our expectations when making memories. It doesn’t take much to turn our meticulously planned, yet festive holiday light display route into an awkward car ride with a crying toddler and hot chocolate that’s basically chocolate milk. This week, I’m offering three steps to help you detach your personal value from memory-making success which will help manage the holiday stress.

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Dec 10, 2018
#86: The Lazy Genius Buys Meat
00:27:17

I know, I know. You were probably expecting a holiday-centric episode now that it’s December, but I can’t think of a better way to prepare for the holidays than talking about something that can help make mealtime easier. Even when it’s the holidays, we need to eat regular meals and buy meat. I hope this episode helps give you a clearer path in the grocery store.

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Dec 03, 2018
#85: The Lazy Genius Kitchen Reset
00:08:14

We’ve got a short episode for you today, but don’t sleep on it, y’all. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the state of your kitchen and pantry and all of the upcoming holiday baking and cooking, this episode is for you. Give it a listen, and check out some of the other episodes I mention in the links below.

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Nov 26, 2018
#84 The Lazy Genius Guide to Lunch
00:21:36

When you think of the words “meal plan,” I bet you think of dinner. But lunch is just as important. This week, I’m talking about ways to find strategies and recipe ideas to make lunch not feel like such a throwaway meal. Plus, there's an exciting new community on the Internet that I think you'll love.

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Nov 19, 2018
#83: The Lazy Genius Skincare Routine
00:23:32

I’m a big believer in listening to one person for different spaces, and my sister Hannah is that person for skincare. In this week’s episode, I’m sharing what I’ve learned from her over the years and a few of my favorite tried and true products.

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Nov 12, 2018
#82: The Lazy Genius Finds the Best Way to Do Things
00:13:21

We like to do it right. We like to feel like we’re not wasting our time. How do we seek after the best way to do something without being a slave to the process? As the holidays approach, it’s a great time to think differently about how you choose what you choose.

 

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Nov 05, 2018
#81 The Lazy Genius and Healthy Eating
00:15:10

Are you tired of keeping up with diets and food trends? Let’s reframe how we view healthy eating and listen to what our bodies are telling us it wants and needs.

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Oct 29, 2018
#80 The Lazy Genius Daily Act of Kindness
00:11:33

When was the last time you showed yourself some kindness? And I don’t mean in the Tom Haverford “treat yo self” kind of way. I mean showing yourself a small act of kindness that doesn’t come with qualifiers or require a certain number of checkmarks on your to do list to obtain. 

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Oct 22, 2018
#79 The Lazy Genius Creates a Holiday Sabbath
00:12:39

It’s mid-October, and I’ve already seen Christmas lights in stores. The holidays are coming, y’all! While they’re full of mostly happy things like baking cookies and seeing family and friends, the holiday season can wear you out if you don’t build in time to rest. Here’s how you can create a practice of Holiday Sabbath this season.

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Oct 15, 2018
#78 The Lazy Genius House Purge
00:16:14

Are you feeling it, too? Are you feeling the itch to get rid of everything and start over? Do you want to make your home feel like fall but have too much stuff in the way? In this episode, we’re going to talk about how to purge the house like a Lazy Genius, how to see our stuff with new eyes, and how to give ourselves a break when we can’t seem to create the space we want.

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Oct 08, 2018
#77 The Lazy Genius Rests
00:20:37

A couple of months ago, I asked on Instagram what you’d like me to talk about during our times together, and when someone said rest, the likes on that comment started piling up fast. Can we get better at resting? Can we set better goals and push toward resting better? In this episode, we’ll talk about how we need to look at rest differently and then figure out practical ways to actually do it in our regular life.

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Oct 01, 2018
#76 The Lazy Genius Meal Plan
00:19:07

We’ve been waiting for this one, haven’t we? We’re finally talking about meal planning! Getting dinner on the table happens most every day, and we’re still surprised it has to happen. Here are three simple steps (plus one exciting announcement) that will help you get dinnertime under control.

 

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Sep 24, 2018
#75 The Lazy Genius Stocks the Kitchen
00:20:37

We’ve all seen the lists online. Lists of all the foods you should have in your kitchen so that dinner is always close at hand. But if those lists worked, you’d make more dinner more often and be less stressed about it. That’s why we’re going to talk about how to make your own list that works for your family and your lifestyle because I’m guessing a jar of roasted red peppers and grasini don’t make the cut.

 

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Sep 17, 2018
#74: The Lazy Genius Takes a Creative Leap
00:23:12

Do you have a creative interest you’ve been putting on the back burner? Maybe you think you don’t have time or you’re not talented enough. Here are 10 steps that will help you kick those thoughts to the curb and take a creative leap!

 

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Sep 10, 2018
#73: The Lazy Genius Buys a Cookbook
00:19:52

Tired of buying a cookbook then never cracking it open? We’re talking about why that may be and how to fix it on this week’s episode. I also offer a fail-proof method of picking out a cookbook that will serve you and your family for years to come.

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Sep 03, 2018
#72: The Lazy Genius Hosts a Book Swap
00:22:37

Hosting a book swap is a low-key way to meet new people and get some great books in the process. In this episode, we chart the path of a book at a book swap plus talk about food, music, and everything else to have a great party. 

Curious about how many friends to invite? How to set up the books? How to collect the books in the first place? We cover it all here. Enjoy listening, and if you host your own, don't forget to tag me on Instagram and use the hashtag #lazygeniusbookswap!

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Aug 27, 2018
#71: The Lazy Genius Goes to London
00:19:46

Traveling is new to me, but I never want to go anywhere but London again. What an incredible city. In this episode, I share seven regular life lessons I learned from my time in London.

If you're interested in more travel details (what I did, what I packed, and how much I hated the flight), head to the show notes

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Aug 20, 2018
#70: The Lazy Genius Welcomes Fall
00:14:02

School is about to start, but it's still technically summer. How do we transition between seasons and schedules and stay present and all the things we hope for? Enjoy this episode about welcoming fall without aggressively leaving summer behind.

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Aug 13, 2018
#69: The Lazy Genius Summer Detox
00:21:06

August feels crazy because it is crazy. We're one step into summer, one step into fall, and feel like we're going to fall over. Plus, our kids have been with us for 578 years and we need a break. In this episode, let's reset our minds and change our posture a little. It's okay for motherhood to be hard, but it doesn't have to paint the entire picture. If you're home with kids, this episode is especially for you. 

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Aug 06, 2018
#68: The Lazy Genius Tries New Things
00:10:40

In this last episode of the summer, I share the gift of trying new things. We're often afraid of failing, but if we fail to build up our Try New Things muscle, those new things we so desperately long for will be harder to find. 

Hear what I'm working on this summer, what new things have entered my life, and why this summer break is part of that. I hope you try some new things, too!

 

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Jun 18, 2018
#67: The Lazy Genius Shops at the Farmers Market
00:14:35

The farmers market is a lovely place, but sometimes it can feel overwhelming. Do you haggle? Are the farmers mad when you buy from somebody else? How do you know if you like something or not? In this episode, all of your farmers market questions will be answered, and if they're not, join me on Instagram @thelazygenius to ask yours.

 

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Jun 11, 2018
#66: The Lazy Genius Yard Sale
00:27:12

Yard sales sound good in theory, but the piles of stuff, mean hagglers, and rainy mornings ruin everything. Is it possible to have a yard sale and not hate the entire process? Definitely. In this episode, you'll be set up for yard sale success from organizing your stuff, signs, haggling, pricing, and everything in between. 

 

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Jun 04, 2018
#65: The Lazy Genius Summer Strategy: Food
00:12:19

What if you don't have a grill? What if you hate salad? What if your kids run purely on snack bar fries and won't eat anything you make? Let's take a super quick trip down Summer Food Tip Road. Even if you just take one tip from this, that one tip could make a huge difference. Listen in and find one that works for your life.

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May 28, 2018
#64: The Lazy Genius Summer Strategy: Routine
00:24:55

Sure, summer needs a routine but not quite the kind you might think. I'm not pulling a fast one; I really mean a different kind of routine. Listen in to get some new ideas.

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May 21, 2018
#63: The Lazy Genius Summer Strategy: Time
00:23:40

We're looking at the summer as one huge batch of time, but breaking it down into categories helps. In this episode, let's look at all the ways you (and your kids) can spend your time so you don't confuse them and always feel tired.

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May 14, 2018
#62: The Lazy Genius Summer Strategy: Mindset
00:21:22

Even now in May, summer already feels overwhelming. We want to get a lot done, rest, have time alone and away from our kids, and figure out the perfect balance between structure and freedom. While that balance might not actually exist, a new mindset can certainly help you try. 

In this, the first episode in a four-part series, we're going to develop a strategy for the summer, and as always around here, we begin with a little reframing. Listen in.

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May 07, 2018
#61: The Lazy Genius Exercise Routine
00:22:23

We need some reframing when it comes to exercise. If you love working out, you might not find this topic necessary. If you think working out is the worst, you're probably girding your loins against the incoming guilt. 

In The Lazy Genius Exercise Routine, you'll get zero guilt. In fact, I think you'll feel free to approach exercise in a way that makes sense without feeling like you have to look like an Olympian. 

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Apr 30, 2018
#60: The Lazy Genius Cleaning Routine
00:27:30

We've talked about how to clean bathrooms and kitchens, how to do laundry, how to spring clean, tidy, and clean our house without hating it. Is there really more to talk about? Actually, yes. 

In The Lazy Genius Cleaning Routine, we figure out how to create an actual routine, a rhythm for keeping your house relatively clean on a relatively regular basis. 

 

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Apr 23, 2018
#59: The Lazy Genius Evening Routine
00:26:25

A good evening routine sets the stage for the next morning. It's like a game of life dominoes; we just need to knock over the right one. Learn how to slowly build an evening routine that gradually decreases your productive energy and helps you connect with yourself and the people around you.

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Apr 09, 2018
#58: The Lazy Genius Morning Routine
00:28:00

When we start the day with the right energy, sometimes things go better than we expect. How we develop a morning routine? Maybe not quite what you expect. Have a listen, and create mornings that make you feel like yourself.

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Apr 02, 2018
#57: The Lazy Genius Guide to Roasting Stuff
00:17:40

Roasting is one of the best skills to have in your cooking arsenal, and there's virtually no actual skill required. You just need a three basic rules and the cheatsheet below. Listen to an episode that is guaranteed to change the ease with which you get dinner on the table. 

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Mar 26, 2018
#56: The Lazy Genius Makes Salad
00:32:36

Salads made by someone else are almost always better than ones we make ourselves. Let's remedy that, shall we? Learn the three salad rules and how to go from Matt Saracen salad to Tim Riggins salad. 

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Mar 19, 2018
#55: The Lazy Genius Bakes Bread
00:25:02

Bread is one of the oldest, best foods around. I have no scientific evidence of this, but it feels right. You can't really Lazy Genius bread, but you can start with great principles and have a better chance at great bread sooner than you think.

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Mar 12, 2018
#54: The Lazy Genius Makes Soup
00:23:05

Soup is one of the most comforting foods around, but we often just dump everything into a pot and let it simmer for a few hours. There's a better (and quicker) way! Listen to The Lazy Genius Makes Soup and up your soup game big time. 

And if you want to see the soup-making process in action, check out the video!

 

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Mar 05, 2018
Bonus: The Lazy Sisters Podcast Preview
00:10:09

Kendra and Hannah are real life sisters keeping you from real bad choices. The Lazy Sisters Podcast is launching on Patreon this week, and here's a quick preview. 

I appreciate all of your support for The Lazy Genius Podcast, and this new show is a fun way to say thank you for that support. Head to Patreon to find out more about how you can get more of these episodes and keep The Lazy Genius Podcast going at the same time.

 

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Mar 01, 2018
#53: The Lazy Genius Cooks Chicken
00:45:02

Cooking chicken is basically required to be a human, so let's do it right! In this episode, you'll get a rundown of the main cuts of chicken available at the store, what grade I give them, and then a rundown of all the cooking methods you can choose.

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Feb 26, 2018
#52: The Lazy Genius Spring Cleans
00:24:56

Spring cleaning is just doing the things we don't do on a regular basis, and you don't have to reserve a horrible weekend to make it happen. In this episode, figure out the three steps to doing spring cleaning the Lazy Genius way. 

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Feb 19, 2018
#51: The Lazy Genius Cleans the Bathroom
00:20:09
Feb 12, 2018
#50: The Lazy Genius Tidies the House
00:24:07

Tidying the house isn't cleaning the house; it's making it look clean. If you want some tips and perspective on the best tool in your Lazy Genius cleaning arsenal, this episode is for you.

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Feb 05, 2018
#49: The Lazy Genius Home
00:21:19

We often define our home by it's style, but that's only a piece of the puzzle and a dangerous place to start... unless you're ready to spend a million dollars at Target. In this episode, explore the three components of any home, no matter where you live or who you live with, and how naming them can enhance your life in significant ways.

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Jan 29, 2018
#48: The Lazy Genius and Time Management
00:17:30

We don't have to mechanize our schedules to stay on top of our days. Learn three pillars of Lazy Genius time management as well as my favorite time-saving Lazy Genius Tip of the Week that's basic but so helpful in the rhythm of life.

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Jan 22, 2018
#47: The Lazy Genius Finds Her Purpose
00:14:53

Setting goals is tough without an overall purpose. Practically find yours with a tiny bit of Oprah woo-woo thrown in.

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Jan 15, 2018
#46: The Lazy Genius Loses Weight
00:17:29

Lose weight, y'all - the right kind of weight, the right way.

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Jan 08, 2018
#45: The Lazy Genius Sets Goals
00:13:15

It's a fresh start unicorn! January 1st AND it's a Monday! Before we jump on the roller coaster of goal-failing I mean goal-setting, let's talk. It's time to reframe our goals so we actually become the people we want to, Lazy Genius style. 

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I'll be live on Instagram Thursday, January 4th, to talk about the episode and to show you the planners I've tried and quit. That journal/notebook/planner graveyard is growing by the day, you guys. 

 

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Jan 01, 2018
#44: The Lazy Genius Bakes for the Holidays
00:13:13

Today's episode is about baking during the holidays, but there is not a single recipe or tip in sight. You might have just swiped to delete, but I sure hope not. Listen before you bake, friends. It might make your holidays a little sweeter. (Get it? I'll show myself out.)

After you listen, check out this post for my holiday baking roundup - recipes, tips, and the correct temperature of butter amen. 

This is the last episode of 2017! If you're interested in hearing my roundup of the year (favorite books, etc.), be sure to join the mailing list. Enjoy the rest of your holidays!

 

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Dec 18, 2017
#43: The Lazy Genius and Self Care
00:17:04

It's easy to lose ourselves in the holidays... which is why we so look forward to the clean start of January. But do we have to wait with our shoulders clenched, crossing our fingers that we can present with the month also finishing quickly? I hope not, but you know. In this episode, let's talk about what it means to take care of ourselves during a busy season. Spas are optional.

 

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Dec 11, 2017
#42: The Lazy Genius Hosts a Holiday Party
00:30:06

Don't be afraid. It can be really fun to host a party, so if you're thinking of sliding one into your December calendar, I've got you covered.

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Dec 04, 2017
#41: The Lazy Genius Guide to Holiday Giving
00:17:50

It's time to start buying for people, and while it's incredibly fun, we can inject a lot of stress into it, too. In this episode, we'll breeze through budgeting, how to choose a gift, and talk in detail about kids and gifts. As you can see, the links for this episode are plentiful, so read, listen, and get a better handle on how to give without feeling like Scrooge.

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Nov 27, 2017
#40: The Lazy Genius Navigates Family Tension
00:19:17

Spending entire days with your family over the holidays can sometimes feel a little tense. There's a lot of history and things unsaid - or very loudly and aggressively said - and those car rides home can be little venting therapy sessions where you try and get your peace back. In this episode, we talk about how to leave those family gatherings with your peace still intact and maybe even an improved relationship along the way. 

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Nov 20, 2017
#39: The Lazy Genius Hosts Thanksgiving
00:21:26

Hosting Thanksgiving sounds great in theory but terrifying in execution. So many dishes. So much pressure. And the turkey! What if the turkey is horrible or raw or dry enough to sand the deck? 

In this episode, I share the three keys to hosting success plus ten of my favorite practical tips. You can do this.

Don't forget to check out the only turkey recipe you'll ever need, and this Sunday I'll email The Lazy Genius Collective mailing list everything I have to say about Thanksgiving. Don't miss it, and join here!

 

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Nov 13, 2017
#38: The Lazy Genius Practices Thankfulness
00:18:11

It feels right to give thanks in November, but it also feels forced and annoying sometimes. Let's get back to the basics of gratitude and actually enjoy a season of giving thanks. No daily journals of thanks necessary. 

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Nov 06, 2017
#37: The Lazy Genius Budgets
00:24:08

We want to save money, have extraordinary experiences, and not stress from paycheck to paycheck. But how? I share the four pillars of a Lazy Genius budget and a peek into our personal family budget and how we put it together, so listen in and grab some ideas for your own budget.

And don't forget to read specifically about budgeting during the holidays on the blog this week!

 

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Oct 30, 2017
#36: The Lazy Genius Conquers Holiday Overwhelm
00:20:32

In this episode of The Lazy Genius Podcast, you'll learn the one life-giving decision that makes the holidays come alive again, no stress needed. 

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Oct 23, 2017
#35: The Lazy Genius Holiday Game Plan
00:21:07

It's possible to move through the holidays without going crazy. Your stuff and family are safe from your wrath if we can holiday game plan now!

After you game plan, check out How to Plan Your Holiday Calendar and get practical. And don't forget your game plan cheatsheet!

 

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Oct 16, 2017
#34: The Lazy Genius Organizes a Home
00:22:11

In this episode, I'll share the five organizing personalities and how you could totally be organizing your home wrong. Ain't nobody got time for that. Let's be Lazy Geniuses about our homes!

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THIS WEEK ONLY, I'm releasing a mini-course on how to declutter for life. I want to help you clear a path through your stuff and create a home you love, a home you won't have to purge every year like you do now. It's only available until Sunday, October 15th, so please don't miss your chance!

 

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Oct 09, 2017
#33: The Lazy Genius Shops at Costco
00:20:39

This week, we talk about the benefits of Costco and the best items to buy (and skip) when you're shopping. 

Here are all the things mentioned in the episode:

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Oct 02, 2017
#32: The Lazy Genius Cleans the Kitchen
00:19:36

The kitchen is the center of many homes, and when it's a wreck, we're not above contemplating arson. In this episode, you'll learn the Lazy Genius order to cleaning the kitchen. Yes, there's an order. 

There's also a free printable of the order for your fridge so you won't forget it, no matter how many brain cells your children have taken.

Enjoy the episode! And if you do, consider passing it along to a friend. The world needs more Lazy Geniuses.

 

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Sep 25, 2017
#31: The Lazy Genius Makes a Smoothie
00:20:27

Yes, we all know what a smoothie is, but in this episode, we'll dig deeper into smoothies than you ever thought possible. Why do we drink them? When should we drink them? What's the actual best way to make them? I've got you covered... in smoothie.

Show Notes: 

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Sep 18, 2017
#30: The Lazy Genius Bullet Journals
00:22:29

You've heard lots of talk, seen all the photos on Pinterest, but let's figure out how to Bullet Journal for regular people.

Show Notes

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Sep 11, 2017
#29: The Lazy Genius Finds a Fall Rhythm
00:18:37

I'm back after my summer break (party emoji!) and easing into a fall rhythm. If you need one, too, this episode is all over it. 

 

We'll identify what parts of your life need a rhythm, how to find your reason for creating one, and five practical questions to get started. 

Show Notes

Follow me on Instagram @thelazygenius. Every Thursday at 12:30pm we do an Instagram Live to talk about that week's episode, so come hang out!

 

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Sep 04, 2017
#28: The Lazy Genius Creates Space
00:18:22

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Jul 03, 2017
#27: The Lazy Genius Movie Night
00:23:27

1. Get ideas from Pinterest!

The Lazy Genius Movie Night Pinterest Board

2. Here are a few things mentioned in the episode.

 

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Jun 26, 2017
#26: The Lazy Genius Grills
00:24:28

1. Get grilling ideas from Pinterest.

The Lazy Genius Grills Pinterest Board

2. Check out what you heard in the episode.

 

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Jun 19, 2017
#25: The Lazy Genius Bakes Cookies
00:33:23

1. Get my favorite Lazy Genius cookie baking tools!

2. Get extra baking tips.

Here's a baking miniseries I did awhile back.

3. Bake the best cookies ever. 

 

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Jun 05, 2017
#24 - The Lazy Genius Thinks Differently About Cooking
00:25:21

1. Read some stuff that goes with the episode.

2. Become a Lazy Genius one weekly email at a time.

Need some encouragement to be a genius about the things that matter and lazy about the things that don't? The Lazy Genius Collective mailing list gets the best stuff. Join here!

 

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May 29, 2017
#23: The Lazy Genius Reads
00:20:49

1. Read what was mentioned.

2. Get book recommendations every month.

If you're part of The Lazy Genius Collective, you get an exhaustive and awesome list of book/show/podcast recommendations every month. It's so nice to have someone do the searching for you. 

 

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May 22, 2017
#22: The Lazy Genius Goes on a Date Night
00:26:39

1. Read a few things that were mentioned.

2. Release the guilt in other areas by becoming a Lazy Genius.

Join The Lazy Genius Collective. Your inbox and your sanity will thank you.

 

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May 15, 2017
#21: The Lazy Genius Does Laundry
00:27:09

Stuff that's mentioned...

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May 08, 2017
#20: The Lazy Genius Makes Tomato Sauce
00:31:07

1. What's mentioned and what's helpful...

2. Don't miss an episode again.

Have you subscribed yet? New episodes are released every Monday morning, so do the Lazy Genius thing and have them pop into your phone automatically. Head here to make it happen with one click. Or if you're already in your podcast app, hit subscribe! I'm so happy you're here!

 

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May 01, 2017
#19: The Lazy Genius Gets Dressed
00:31:07

1. Check out the stuff mentioned in the episode!

2. All of your suggestions of where to shop!

  • Anthropologie Pilcro Shorts - recommended by a TON of you and lauded as life-changers
  • Nordstrom Rack - literally dozens and dozens of recommendations
  • J. Jill - lots of mentions and even more disclaimers that it's not all "old lady" clothes :)
  • Loft - possibly the highest number of recommendations, especially for basics and during sales
  • JCrew - many of you swear by their shorts and t-shirt dresses
  • Madewell - responsibly sourced and just trendy enough
  • Lularoe - a lot of you sing the praises of their leggings and casual dresses
  • a handful mentioned these drawstring linen pants from Nordstrom as their summer go-to
  • Boden - beautiful, classy investment pieces
  • the most intriguing suggestion - raw silk tees that cost a fortune but look UHMAZING and last forever
  • Lou & Grey - with the tagline "Clothing for a Comfortably Confident Life" and reasonable prices, this brand could be a new favorite
  • a vocal minority were all in for Title Nine shorts
  • Garnet Hill - pricey but some great natural fiber pieces, especially if you can grab them on sale
  • A.N.A. from JCPenney - I've actually gotten a few pieces from this brand, and it's a great one... although I recommend trying stuff on in the store or getting in-store returns since they tend to look differently on your own human body than in the photos.

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Apr 24, 2017
#18: The Lazy Genius Raises a New Baby
00:29:29

1. Read some posts to make the episode even better!

2. In case you want more of the record player stuff...

I talked about a record player... we were given a Crosley three-speed last year similar to this one but in teal. And our go-to record right now? The soundtrack from La La Land. Bonkers good. And if you like moody background music, this one by S. Carey is a personal favorite that's on repeat A LOT.

3. Get your freebie from the episode!

 

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Apr 17, 2017
#17: The Lazy Genius Cleans the House
00:35:22

1. Read this week's Lazy Genius post!

One of my favorite things I've ever written: Who's Your Cleaning Spirit Animal?

2. Check out the stuff mentioned!

3. Get your Ten Principles of Keeping a Home freebie!

 

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Apr 10, 2017
#16: The Lazy Genius Puts Stuff On the Wall
00:27:48

1. Check out the Pinterest board!

A good start on ideas for your walls as well as examples of The Rule of One.

2. Here are the posts and items mentioned in the episode.

3. Join The Lazy Genius Collective!

Get encouragement in your inbox. The best stuff goes to the mailing list, so I hope you join us!

 

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Apr 03, 2017
#15: The Lazy Genius Fixes Breakfast
00:25:02

1. Read a few Lazy Genius breakfast posts.

2. Check out the Pinterest board.

A great place to start with ideas for sweet and savory items, toast toppings, and more. Use these to start your own board of ideas!

3. Never miss another Lazy Genius moment.

Every Sunday afternoon, I send you an email so we can stay friends, and occasionally those emails include sneak peeks, early access, and any other perk friends get. I would absolutely love for you to join this community. I'm honored by every single one of you.

 

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Mar 27, 2017
#14: The Lazy Genius Survives a Class Party
00:24:17
Mar 20, 2017
#13: The Lazy Genius Makes a Friend
00:24:52

A few things for after you listen...

 

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Mar 13, 2017
#12: The Lazy Genius Buys a Gift
00:23:17

In this episode, I share ways to come up with great gift ideas and actually remember them.

After you listen and what you heard when you did:

 

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Mar 06, 2017
#11: The Lazy Genius Shops at Aldi
00:21:15

You should be shopping at Aldi, and if you already are, you could be shopping smarter! Kendra shares her favorite tips and items from the store that saves us all so much money.

For after you listen:

 

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Mar 04, 2017
#10: Fictional Lazy Geniuses with Emily P. Freeman
00:23:29

Emily and Kendra talk again but this time about their favorite lazy geniuses on television. Spoiler: a lot of them are jerks or kind of annoying. What does that mean?! But really they're just people who don't spend a lot of time worrying about what others think, and that can't be bad. Do your favorites make the list? 

Where to find Emily: Instagram: @emilypfreeman Emily P. Freeman online

Where to find Kendra: Instagram: @thelazygenius The Lazy Genius Collective online

 

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Jul 05, 2016
#9: Uncovering Your Creative Rhythm with Emily P. Freeman
00:54:16

Emily Freeman is the perfect balance of boss lady and soul whisperer. She gets stuff done and has the work to prove it but her goal is to create space for your soul to breathe, and our souls can't breathe if we're drowning in hustle. Listen as Emily and Kendra talk about the difference in dreaming about your ideas and actually making them happen, how they get in their own creative rhythms, and how you can, too. 

Where to find Emily:

Instagram: @emilypfreeman Emily P. Freeman online

Where to find Kendra:

Instagram: @thelazygenius The Lazy Genius Collective

 

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Jun 28, 2016
#8: A Lazy Genius Marriage with Kaz Adachi
01:05:38

He didn't own a cell phone until 2014, he does a mean Cookie Monster impression, and he's the laziest of all geniuses. In this episode, Kendra talks with her husband about their lazy genius marriage and the torrid story of how they met. It's a little scandalous.

Where to find Kaz:

Nowhere. He's an Internet hermit.

Where to find Kendra:

Instagram: @thelazygenius Visit Kendra online at The Lazy Genius Collective.

 

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Jun 21, 2016
#7: Finding Your Home's Personality with Addie Jones
00:51:47

Introducing the coolest girl ever with the coolest job ever. Addie Jones is a stylist, decorator, and creative ninja. She's also incredibly kind and generous with her ideas and encouragement. Kendra and Addie chat about her jobs, the craziest thing she's ever hung in an Anthro store, and how to see your house with fresh eyes.

Where to find Addie...

Her design business Twine and Twill Pinterest: /twineandtwill Instagram: @twineandtwill 

 

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Jun 14, 2016
#6: Raising Boys with Chad Smith
01:08:08

Do you love The Nester? Not as much as this guy. Chad Smith is husband to The Nester and has been a teacher, youth pastor, coach, and dad to three teenage boys. He knows a lot about parenting and grace and people, and you'll learn a lot from his insights.

Where to find Chad:

Chad's Instagram: @chadsmithis Site for Mantime Instagram for Mantime: @mantimeus

Where to find Kendra:

Instagram: @thelazygenius Want to be a genius about the things that matter and lazy about the things that don't? Check out The Lazy Genius Collective online. 

 

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Jun 07, 2016
#5: Lazy Genius Baking with Jamie Golden
01:19:29

Jamie Golden, co-host of The Popcast, joins Kendra to talk baking. They share tips to help you not wash dishes ever again, how to make cupcakes that will change your life, and how chafing helps you remember the difference between baking powder and baking soda.

Where to find Jamie:

Instagram: @jamiebgolden Twitter: @jamiebgolden The Popcast with Knox and Jamie

Where to find Kendra:

Instagram: @thelazygenius Join The Lazy Genius Collective and always be a genius about the things that matter and lazy about the things that don't.

 

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May 31, 2016
#4: Giving Up On Perfect with Mary Carver
01:19:10

Funny, honest, and a real Lazy Genius, Mary and Kendra have a conversation about kids, goals, marriage, and everything in between. Sometimes it's hard to be a person, and Mary gets that. She also makes you feel okay for not liking it all the time.

Where to find Mary:

Mary's blog: Giving Up on Perfect Mary's Instagram: @marycarver Mary's Facebook: /givinguponperfect Mary's book: Choose Joy

 

 

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May 24, 2016
#3: Raising Imperfect Teenagers with Meg Duerksen
01:27:09

Meg is creative, chill, and a mom of five teenagers. In this episode, she candidly and generously shares her experiences in parenting grown people who still live in your house. Her words are kind, honest, and freeing. I can't wait for you to listen to this episode and get encouragement from Meg. 

Meg's post on raising teenagers that we all didn't know we desperately needed.

Meg's amazing Instagram feed that will make you so happy: @megduerksen

Follow Kendra on Instagram @thelazygenius.

 

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May 17, 2016
#2: Television Cheat Sheet with Nick Flora
01:25:32

Ever wish you had a television cheat sheet? Everyone keeps talking about this show and that show, and you simply don't have the brain cells to keep up. Today, Kendra and her pop culture brother Nick Flora are here to help. They break down the most popular television shows and give you all you need to know, including mic drop lines you can throw into a conversation even if you've never seen an episode. It's television Cliffs Notes at their finest, so you're welcome. 

Plus, they take a surprising tangent down early 90s Christian culture memory lane, so have fun if you fit that demographic.

Where to find Kendra: Instagram @thelazygenius The Lazy Genius Collective

Where to find Nick: Twitter: @nickflora Instagram: @nickflora His music, tour dates, podcast, and all of it: nickflora.com

 

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May 12, 2016
#1: How to Embrace Change with Emily V. Gordon
00:48:36

Emily is a therapist turned comedy writer who has been through more change than most of us experience in five lifetimes. If you've ever wondered what it's like to take a big (or little) leap when it comes to changing your life, this conversation with Emily is for you.

How to connect with Kendra:

Instagram: @thelazygenius The Lazy Genius Collective

How to connect with Emily:

Twitter: @emilyvgordon Her book: Super You - Release Your Inner Superhero The movie she wrote with her husband about their early relationship that's getting crazy reviews and is fantastic: The Big Sick

 

 

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May 10, 2016
Introducing The Lazy Genius Podcast!
00:03:51

Used with permission.

It's finally here! Welcome to season one of The Lazy Genius podcast! 

Listen to a sneak peek of what's coming over the next ten episodes, and while you wait for them, go ahead and hop on iTunes or your favorite podcast app and subscribe to this podcast! And once you have a listen and like what you hear, do me a kindness and leave a review. The more stars and words and downloads the show gets, the more people will find it. And don't we want more people to be Lazy Geniuses? Of course we do. 

I'm so glad you're here! Enjoy listening! Kendra

 

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May 06, 2016