Monday, January 16, 2017

Chunky Beanie + My 5 Favorite Podcasts





chunky beanie, different color HERE // Free People pullover, similar HERE & HERE
AG jeans // Joie booties // Louis Vuitton handbag
Celine sunglasses, similar HERE // MAC lipstick in "syrup"

Happy Monday, everyone! I wore this look one day last week... I love, love, love chunky knits, especially when they're all worn together. I also love the neutral color palette in this look, and the pop of blue with the ripped denim. On a side note, a lot of you guys have asked about this Louis Vuitton bag! They just came out with it - would you be interested in a blog post reviewing it? (What can fit inside, etc.) I've had a couple of requests for this type of post but wanted to make sure the majority of y'all would like it!

On another note, I thought it would be fun to share my top five favorite podcasts today. I'm pretty much a podcast-addict. Almost every time I'm in my car, I'm guaranteed to be listening to a podcast - and especially on long car rides. They make the time pass by so quickly, they're entertaining, they can set your day on a positive note and can teach you so much.

1. Up and Vanished - I have talked about this one before. If you like true crime or if you were a fan of Serial, then you will LOVE this one! It's about the investigation of Tara Grinstead's disappearance... what's so cool about it is that the investigation is happening in real-time and new evidence and clues are revealed in every episode. My friends and I have a group chat about it - it is ADDICTING.

2. Stuff You Should Know - This one is educational, but SO entertaining. In each episode of "Stuff You Should Know," the two hosts, Chuck and Josh, tackle a difficult topic and explain it in a way that the average person can understand. Not only are they extremely intelligent but they have great personalities - it's like listening to a couple of your friends! My favorite episodes include "How Public Relations Works" and "How Freak Shows Work" - trust me, they're amazing.

3. Joyce Meyer - Joyce Meyer is my favorite Christian speaker. She has her own TV show and is the author of several books (which are great), so you may have heard of her before! I love her podcasts in particular because they're an amazing way to start out your day. The episode are pretty quick - 20 to 30 minutes - so you an easily listen to them on your drive into work or to the gym in the morning. I've found that my whole day is better when I listen to her podcasts in the morning. They're also really good to listen to if you're having a bad day or struggling with something in particular - God really speaks through her.

4. Tracks to Relax - This one is not one you'd want to listen to in the car! It's specifically made for helping you fall asleep at night, haha. I sometimes have trouble falling asleep if I'm stressed out or have too much going on, so I'll put on an episode of Tracks to Relax and it really helps! It's guided mediation with relaxing music in the background (like the kind you hear when you get a massage).

5. Tell Me Something I Don't Know - I just started listening to this one - it's actually a gameshow that's recorded and produced as a podcast. The thing that's really neat about this show is that instead of quizzing contestants, it's the other way around - the contestants are invited to share an interesting piece of knowledge with the audience and are judged on it. I've learned the COOLEST stuff from this podcast, it's journalism that's disguised in the most entertaining and unexpected way.

Your turn - Tell me your favorite podcasts! 

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59 comments:

  1. Love the beanie, your bracelets are so gorgeous too.

    Abigail Alice 💕

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  2. This is such a cute and cozy look specially love that little. Thanks for the podcast reqs, I personally love dear sugar and modern love.

    xo
    Pinksole

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  3. Love all your chunky knits, Caitlin! Sending you some sunshine from South Africa

    Arum Lilea

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  4. Love how your beanie and booties match perfectly! 😍 Thanks so much for sharing these podcasts! I've been wanting to get into them but it's super overwhelming when you don't know which ones are good - there are SO many! My boyfriend loves "Tell Me Something I Don't Know" and I can't wait to check out "Stuff You Should Know".

    Happy Monday!

    XO, Emily
    Epicurean Emily

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  5. Lovely outfit and yes to the bag review since they always so helpful. Also great recommendations for podcasts. I'm going on a pretty long trip so need something to listen to.

    Jackie | fashionxfairytale |

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  6. I love listening to podcasts as well! I prefer podcasts when I'm out running, not music haha!

    http://solovelybysophie.blogspot.com

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  7. I love Stuff You Should Know! Josh and Chuck are so funny. Also loove this outfit! x

    http://www.insearchofsheila.com

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  8. Such great podcasts! I have a long trip coming up soon so I'll definitely have to add some of these to my list!

    Xo, Nina
    Law of Fashion Blog

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  9. I love this chunky knit style! You look so cozy! I don't listen to podcast much, but I'll check these out!

    www.rdsobsessions.com

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  10. How I love this beanie! The color matches the boots perfectly <3
    Love, Carmen.

    www.carmenmattijssen.nl

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  11. I love podcasts, so thanks for the recs! You'd probably like Sword & Scale. It takes a look into past crime stories. Betch Slapped is good for funny post-Bachelor type comedy, and Young House Love Has A Podcast is my favorite for interior decorating.

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  12. love this beanie on you! I need to start listening to more podcast and will add these to my list!

    xO, Steph
    www.urbanblonde.com

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  13. Your beanie is too cute! My favorite podcast is The School of Greatness by Lewis Howes. He interviews a lot of successful people like Sophia Amoruso and Tony Robbins and they are always so inspirational! I always feel so inspired after I listen to his podcast- I highly recommend it! I can't wait to check out your faves!

    Brittany,
    www.lawyerlookbook.com

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  14. I love your mixing of chunky knits! I personally think a bag review would be wonderful! <3 And now podcasts might have to go on my list for my next trip!

    XOXO,
    Ansleigh
    www.sweesoutherncurls.com

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  15. I love your mixing of chunky knits, it is such a cozy look! Podcasts are definitely on my list for my next road trip! Thanks for sharing!

    XOXO,
    Ansleigh
    www.sweetsoutherncurls.com

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  16. I have never gotten into podcasts, but I feel like I missing so much! I need to finally give them a try!

    By Lauren M

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  17. Loved this post!! I have been searching for some good podcasts (I am new to podcasts) and didn't really know where to begin looking. Can't wait to check these out (especially the Joyce Meyer and The Stuff You Should know! I am very interested in reading a review on your LV crossbody! I have seen a few other bloggers wearing that bag and am considering buying but would love to hear a review first. Love how much you are switching up your blog posts lately and adding different content...keeping your readers on our toes! I love your style and read daily! Keep up the good work! -Christine
    tbbelle.com

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  18. Great list! I've heard 3 of these, but I'll have to check out the new (to me) ones!

    Have you heard "How I Built This" podcast? It's hosted by Guy Roz on NPR, and it's about startup companies that took off, like Warby Parker, Drybar, and Instagram. So fascinating!!!

    www.somuchlife.com

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  19. Dear Sugar by Cheryl Strayed. I'm addicted to her podcast! I listen to it religiously and never miss any! I love her advice and the way she gives it to ya straight.

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  20. Love your jeans!

    www.evdaily.blogspot.com

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  21. I've never listened to podcasts but I definitely should! Your tips sound so interesting :)
    ♡Kristina
    TheKontemporary

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  22. If you love Up and Vanished, I bet you'll also love In The Dark! True crime podcasts are addicting...

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  23. Love your look! Love the idea of bag reviews/posts also! I'd love to know how you keep your hair fabulous with the gorgeous curls you have!!!! Also, winter skincare? It takes such a toll on my skin! You may have done hair and skin already but like I said I'm new to following your blog (and blogs in general:) so I was just curious! Thanks and happy Monday!

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  24. If you like Stuff You Should Know, you'll also love Planet Money - It's my favorite podcast!
    xo - katestylepetite.com

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  25. Addicted to this Podcast: Fat Mascara - I learned so much about makeup/products!!!

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  26. Too adorable casual outfit! I like your bag and beanie very much! :)

    http://lartoffashion.com/grunge-cool

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  27. Such a cute look. I haven't listened to any of those, but I think my favorite podcast is e0fire. He basically interviews entrepreneurs 7 days a week and you get a lot out of thier stories.
    http://societyfix.blogspot.com.eg/

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  28. I love your beanie! So cute!
    I'm just starting to get into listening to podcasts, I'll definitely check out the ones you mentioned! :)

    -Chelsea | http://www.chelseamakeup14.com/

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  29. I'd love a post about the purse!!

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  30. Favorite podcasts:
    Criminal-short and produced in NC
    James MacDonald: Walk in the Word-love this even more than Joyce Meyer
    Brains On-For kids, but I love it, too.

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  31. That beanie is everything! Love it with the ots sweater... I have heard so many great things about podcasts and really need to look into these. Thanks for sharing!

    Brittany :)
    www.kingdomofsequins.com

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  32. Love the outfit and the Carmel colored boots with that beanie. I just purchased 2 pair of chunkie heels in same color can't wait to wear them!!

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  33. Tracks to Relax sounds like something I would like! Thanks for the suggestions!

    Polly
    http://gemsandjoy.com

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  34. I'm always looking for new Podcasts to try out! Love this post!

    The Sarcastic Blonde

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  35. I've been addicted to Up and Vanished since you originally posted about it on here! I'm a fan of Gimlet Media podcasts - particularly StartUp. They just finished season 4 which follows Dov Charney, former CEO of American Apparel. I personally recommend season 1 of StartUp though. It's all about the highs and lows of being an entrepreneur!

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  36. I'm a huge fan of Radiolab! Have you given it a listen?

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  37. I love your hair like this! Very pretty :)
    XO Janina
    http://janinafran.blogspot.ca

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  38. My favourite podcasts: the Dollop (sort of like drunk history but not drunk, still very funny!), my favourite murder (true crime and Karen and Georgia are amazing), lore (short myths and ledgends), and criminal

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  39. Love your cozy winter outfit! I've just started to get into listening to podcasts while I work, so I'll definitely have to check some of these out! :)

    champagneandcitylights.com

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  40. I too would love to know more about your bag. Thanks for sharing your pod cast information..

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  41. Love the bag!

    http://www.thestyleventure.com/2017/01/16/winter-puffer/

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  42. I just got hooked on podcasts last september and went through the entire archive of The Moth within a couple of weeks because I can't stop listening. I would be stuck in rush hour traffic in my car for hours in Miami and not even mind because of that podcast. I love it and I really think if everyone listened to a few of these stories we would have a more compassionate world. Definitely recommend!!

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  43. I have gotten addicted to podcasts as I drive more and more in my life. Some of my favorites are: That Sounds Fun with Annie F Downs, Stuff You Missed in History Class, The Black Tapes, Limetown, The Memory Palace, and Mystery Show:).

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  44. Love this look! I think EVERYONE should listen to Sophia Amoruso's #Girlboss Radio. I listen to it on my way to work and it gives a huge boost of motivation and inspiration.

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  45. Im hooked on Casefile!! It's true crime all over the world. The narrator has a great accent. The first two or three episodes dont have great audio but after that its awesome!!

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  46. I love your chunky beanies. I just saw one you'd probably love. Trista Sutter posted it on her Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/snowangelknits/

    Erin
    Top Knots & Sweatpants

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  47. I am going to download all of these episodes. I can see your goals of the year for you blog are already happening as my engagement with you is becoming addicting, bc you are providing VALUE content and i just want to say your doing an amazing JOB! XOXOXOX My favorite podcast are GARY VEE (ask Gary VEE and THE SKINNY CONFIDENTIAL by lauryn Evarts and michael bosstick)

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  48. I've just gotten into listening to podcasts - I will definitely have to check out some of these!

    Lauren,
    http://www.atouchofsoutherngrace.com

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  49. Love hearing about new podcats to listen to! Also digging all the chunky knits :)
    xx Tess | Sequins are the New Black

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  50. Wait wait don't tell me
    And anything NPR. I like to be informed

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  51. Love this Louis Vuitton bag! I immediately jumped on the LV website to check it out. I would love a review on this bag or possibly a whats in my bag post :)

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  52. Your LV bag is to die for!! I saw it in white earlier and I was seriously in love.

    http://www.redlipsandlattes.com

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  53. The beanie is so cute and the bag is so perfect!
    xx,
    arelisapril.blogspot.com

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  54. I love Tyler Oakley's podcast Psycobabble and TEDTalks! I have always been a TEDTalks girl and it's nice to have something that makes me really think when I'm driving along!
    -Gingy Love
    http://www.gingylove.com/

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