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Podcasts from the editors and writers of Real Simple Magazine and Part of the Panoply Network.


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Podcasts from the editors and writers of Real Simple Magazine and Part of the Panoply Network.




Adulthood Made Easy: Sam's Soliloquy

On the final episode of Adulthood Made Easy, Sam shares what she's learned, what she'll miss and what she won't. Plus, a special guest appearance from her mom. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Adulthood Made Easy: Your Favorite Moments

In this episode, Sam hears from you! We play listener voicemails reflecting on your favorite moments of the show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Adulthood Made Easy: On Balancing with Ashley Ford

Ashley Ford is a writer and public speaker living in Brooklyn. She and Sam talk about how to stay informed nowadays while taking care of yourself. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Adulthood Made Easy: There's Really an Adulting School

Sam speaks with Rachel Weinstein and Katie Brunelle about The Adulting School, their online school that teaches real world skills like handling your finances, how to change a tire, and how to be a healthy adult. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Adulthood Made Easy: It's a Small World

Sam speaks with the creators of Mavenly & Co. Kate Gremillion and Tallia Deljou, who Sam met through her sorority in college. Their business coaches young professional women focus their career goals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Adulthood Made Easy: A Roach You Might Just Love

Last year Amanda Huang made the resolution to get as many free meals in New York City as she possibly could and document it. She talks with Sam about how it worked and how she gave back to the community. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Adulthood Made Easy: 30 Under 30's Rhonesha Byng

Sam sits down with Rhonesha Byng who recently made Forbes' 30 under 30 list. She the founder and CEO of Her Agenda, a media platform for millennial women. She shares about how starting starting in journalism in high school really made her stand out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Adulthood Made Easy: Confronting the Kitchen

Sam sits down with Real Simple Food Director Dawn Perry for some kitchen fundamentals. They'll talk about cooking essentials from the knives you need to the pantry items. Plus, some quick tips for making cooking part of your after-work routine. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Adulthood Made Easy: Becoming a "Financial Grownup"

Sam talks with financial expert Bobbi Rebell about her new book How to Be a Financial Grownup and a few easy things you can do in January to become a money master in 2017. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Adulthood Made Easy: Getting Your Sh*t Together with Sarah Knight

Sarah Knight author ofThe Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck: How to Stop Spending Time You Don’t Have with People You Don’t Like Doing Things You Don’t Want to Do speaks with Sam about her latest book. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Adulthood Made Easy: Gilmore Girls Revival

Sam and her colleagues sit down to talk about the Gilmore Girls reboot and how Rory Gilmore is portrayed as an entitled millennial who cannot seem to get it together. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Adulthood Made Easy: Tackling Modern Dating with Why Oh Why Host Andrea Silenzi

Sam sits down with Andrea Silenzi, host the modern-dating podcast Why Oh Why, to tackle the question of who should buy the first drink. They'll sample some never-been-aired tape from a single, straight male focus group which attempts to answer the question as well. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Adulthood Made Easy: Mara Wilson, Star of Matilda, on Starting Over

Sam and Mara talk about her early years in movies, including Mrs. Doubtfire and Matilda, and her journey to becoming a writer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Adulthood Made Easy: Nelufar Hedayat on "The Traffickers" & Post-Election thoughts

Sam sits down with international journalist Nelufar Hedayat to talk about her past year's work making a new documentary "The Traffickers." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Adulthood Made Easy: Thanksgiving Orphans

Sam speaks with two friends who can't make it home for Thanksgiving, so they share the traditions they created instead. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Adulthood Made Easy: Abbi Jacobson on Coloring, Comedy, and Carrying

Abbi joins Sam to discuss her new book, CARRY THIS BOOK, and how she balances her love of art with her demanding day job. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


A Real Simple Thanksgiving: How to Manage Your Thanksgiving Regression

Why do we turn into the worst versions of ourselves when we go home? editor Lori Leibovich talks to author Jane Isay, comedian Megan Gailey, and therapist Lori Gottleib about how to manage family dynamics without acting out.


A Real Simple Thanksgiving: Easy As Pie

Real Simple Food Director Dawn Perry talks with cookbook author Dorie Greenspan and baker Emily Elsen about Thankgiving-appropriate desserts; they might not be what you think (psst, there will be cookies).


A Real Simple Thanksgiving: How Not to Hate Yourself for Holiday Eating

’Tis the season for stuffing yourself—and feeling awful about it later. Stop the food-induced shame spiral with expert advice on how to make (at least some) healthy choices and how to be kinder to yourself about inevitable Thanksgiving indulgences.


A Real Simple Thanksgiving: Your Thanksgiving Etiquette Issues, Solved

Real Simple’s Modern Manners columnist Catherine Newman and Editor Elizabeth Passarella help you out of your stickiest situations, from where to seat guests to shutting down political arguments at the table.