In this week's episode, Merritt is coming to you live from Carlsbad, California! This episode is about answering all of your miscellaneous questions, from what's in her weekly podcast rotation, to whether she maintains friendships with her exes, to how she accomplished her 14,000+ step goal each day. The questions cover a wide range of topics, so it's a fun grab bag of an episode! At the top of the episode, Merritt shares her usual weekend recap + some new recs and reviews from the past week.
Call into the Beck & Call hotline to leave a voicemail and ask Merritt anything! The number for the hotline is 214-620-0473. You can also submit listener questions via email to firstname.lastname@example.org!
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MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: Kips Bay Decorator Showhouse, Carolina Herrera, Sadelle's, Tango Room, Bistro 31, Don't Worry Darling, Do Revenge (Netflix), House of the Dragon (HBOMAX), Rings of Power (Amazon Prime), The Golden Couple, The Hotel Nantucket, @TSSEDITED, the LTK App, Girls Gotta Eat (podcast), Oversharing (podcast), The J Train Podcast, Bad on Paper (podcast), U Up (podcast), Absolutely Not (podcast), The Blonde Files (podcast), Deux U (podcast), My Favorite Murder (podcast), That's What E Said (podcast), Be There In Five (podcast), Open Invite Trips
In this week's episode Merritt dives into more behind-the-scenes intel on the influencing industry, this time with a focus on brand partnerships! She answers a bunch of listener-submitted questions on how the collaboration process works, what all is included in the contracts, why some brands are pushed hard by so many, etc! At the top of the episode, she shares her usual weekend recap, another health/fitness update, a new Bumble update, plus the three shows she started watching last week!
In the Beck & Call segment, Merritt answers listener questions on how to support your single female friends, how to deal when a parent dates someone you don't like, and how to approach a fear of flying! Call the hotline at 214-620-0473 to leave a voicemail or submit your question to email@example.com.
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MENTIONED IN THIS WEEK'S EPISODE: Odelay, Peloton, The Serpent Queen (Hulu), Sins of Our Mother (Netflix), Fate The Winx Saga (Netflix), The Golden Couple by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen, Archetypes (Spotify).
In this week's episode, Merritt's discussing some current trends in beauty, skincare and plastic surgery that she considers head scratchers. From eyebrow lamination to severely over-plumped lips, she goes through a list of aesthetic trends that she and her listeners believe have got to go! At the top of the episode, Merritt gives a detailed recap of her week and weekend, including a dating and fitness update, then shares a solid new list of TV shows and audiobooks to check out.
In the Beck & Call segment, Merritt answers listener questions on where to dine solo in Dallas and how to dress in the fall if sweaters aren't for you! Call the hotline at 214-620-0473 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to submit a question and Merritt will answer it in a future episode!
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MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Rise No 1, Katy Trail Ice House, Sweat App, Peloton, The Sculpt Society, Five Days At Memorial, House of Hammer (Discover Plus), Tell Me Lies (Hulu), The Expanse (Amazon Prime), Dark Matter by Blake Crouch, A Flicker In The Dark by Stacy Willingham
In this week's episode, Merritt discusses dealing with the comparison game, especially now with social media shoving everything in our face on a daily basis! In addition to sharing her own experience with it, she shares some tips on how to combat the comparison game, negative self talk and more. At the start of the episode, Merritt recaps the past week and her Labor Day Weekend plans, including reviews of the *many* TV shows and movies she's watched in the last seven days... plus two audiobook reviews!
In the Beck & Call segment, Merritt answers listener questions about finance apps she does or doesn't use, how to maintain your individual sense of style when everyone around you dresses the same, AND gets into the weeds about her experience getting veneers! Call into the Beck & Call hotline at 214-620-0473 to leave a voicemail and ask Merritt anything. You can also submit advice questions to email@example.com!
SPONSORS OF THIS WEEK'S EPISODE: Thank you to Athletic Greens for sponsoring this episode!! Enjoy a free one year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D + five free travel packs with your first purchase of AG1 by visiting athleticgreens.com/beckandcall!
MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: The Mexican, Il Bracco, Oval Tulip Table from Williams-Sonoma Home, McGee & Co, Shinsei, Encina, Katy Trail Ice House, Look Both Ways (Netflix), Partner Track (Netflix), The Patient (Hulu), The Rings of Power (Amazon Prime), Love In The Villa (Netflix), I Came By (Netflix), Devil in Ohio (Netflix), Pretty Things by Janelle Brown, Local Woman Missing by Mary Kubica, Austin Dental Spa
...one is silver and the other gold! A circle's round, but has no end, that's how long I want to be your friend! In this week's episode Merritt shares ideas for how to find and make new friends as an adult, whether you're new to a city or just want to find some girlfriends in the same life stage you're currently in. She also recaps the bachelorette trip she just went on to Isla Mujeres to celebrate @emmasthing and her upcoming nuptials! You'll hear all about the villa they stayed in, the amazing food prepared by the private in-house chef, and everything they did over the long weekend.
In the Beck & Call segment, Merritt answers listener questions about where to move after grad school, what she would purchase as a first splurge gift for herself with a $500 budget, and a little review about her Stuart Weitzman combat boots! Call the hotline at 214-620-0473 to leave a voicemail and ask Merritt anything - you can also email submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SPONSORS FOR THIS EPISODE: Zocdoc is a free app that shows you doctors who are patient-reviewed, take your insurance and are available when you need them. With Zocdoc, booking an appointment with a doctor that suits your needs, fits your schedule, and is in your network, is so easy. Go to Zocdoc.com/beckandcall and download the Zocdoc app for free!
MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Villa Zyanya, Archetypes (Meghan Markle's podcast), markle-profile-interview.html">The Cut article (Meghan Markle interview), Never Have I Ever on Netflix, Stuart Weitzman Kolbie Combat Boots
In this week's episode, Merritt shares an update on the squirrel saga going on in her backyard + a look at some past horror stories from residences prior. She also shares a roundup of her favorite listener-submitted homeowner woes having to do with pests, plumbing, HVAC and more - if anything, this episode is a comical cautionary tale! Merritt also reviews two new TV shows she enjoyed over the weekend + the audiobook she just started. In the Beck & Call segment, Merritt answers listener questions about contributing financially when the pay disparity between you and your partner is big, my thoughts on the Apple Watch, and reviewing some labels known for elevated basics and wardrobe staples!
SPONSORS: Thank you to Athletic Greens for sponsoring this week's episode! Enjoy a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D and 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase. Visit athleticgreens.com/beckandcall to take ownership over your health and pick up the ultimate daily nutritional insurance!
MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: Fall Capsule Wardrobe on The Style Scribe, Odelay, Origin, Encina, Echoes on Netflix, The Sandman on Netflix, House of the Dragon on HBOMAX, Pretty Things by Janelle Brown, Athletic Greens, Nili Lotan, Jenni Kayne, Brochu Walker, Smythe, Toteme, Anine Bing, La Ligne, Vince, Theory, Joseph, Halston, ALC, Everlane, COS, Mango, J.Crew.
In this week's episode, Merritt sits down with her friend and fellow fashion blogger, Kat Jamieson! They discuss her recent travels, her early modeling days, her style and home decor philosophies, a bit of her wellness journey and so much more! They also chat about Kat's new lifestyle and wellness book, Blended, which comes out in October! Pre-order Kat's book here, and be sure to follow her on Instagram @katjamieson_. You can also find more of her content on withlovefromkat.com and the With Love From Kat Travel App in the App Store!
At the beginning of the episode, Merritt shares an update on her new daily step goal, the squirrel situation in her backyard, and some fashion finds she's excited about this week. She also talks about a new celebrity memoir she really enjoyed, even though it's by a Nickelodeon star she hadn't heard of before. In the Beck & Call segment, Merritt answers listener questions about where she'd go if she could live anywhere for a year, what to wear on a long haul flight, and what Reels are doing for her business on Instagram. Call into the hotline at 214-620-0473 or email email@example.com to submit your questions!
SPONSORS: Thank you to Olive + June for sponsoring this week's episode! Enjoy 20% off your first Mani System by visiting OliveandJune.com/BeckandCall!
MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: Rise No 1, Lovers Seafood & Market, Shinsei, Odelay, Park House, Monkey Bar, Honor Bar, The Vampire Diaries, I'm Glad My Mom Died by Jenette McCurdy, Khaite Vivan Jeans, Toteme Black Pants, Olive + June
In this week's episode, Merritt discusses the brutal withdrawal symptoms she experienced after randomly deciding to stop drinking coffee last week, why she and her dog moved upstairs for a few nights, and other unimportant happenings from the past seven days! She talks about a popular restaurant in Dallas she just doesn't like, and the new-to-her podcast she really DOES like + a few things she's learned from it that she's now incorporated into her routine. She also reviews a new limited series that will excite you fellow true crime and psychological thriller lovers!
In the meat of the episode, Merritt chats about how August has always been a month for reflection and planning for the rest of the year for her. She shares some of her successes and failures from the past seven months, as well as some intentions and goals she's setting for Q4 and the holiday season!
In the Beck & Call segment, Merritt answers listener questions about the future of Greek life, where she would stay if she was going to the UK for Wimbledon, and dealing with a toxic friend who you also happen to work with. Call the Beck & Call hotline at 214-620-0473 to ask Merritt anything! You can also email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Lee Harvey's Dive In (in East Dallas!), Il Bracco, Jose, The Blonde Files Podcast by Arielle Lorre, Celebrity Trainer/Nutritionist Harley Pasternak, Trader Joe's Cauliflower Slims, Black Bird on Apple TV
In this week's episode, Merritt shares a recap of the final week of her trip to Carlsbad + some verrryyyy exciting news she learned while she was there!! She discusses one of the best meals of her life, which happens to be a fine dining situation she experienced solo. Merritt also talks through her experience with traveling and maintaining balance on longer trips, while also sharing listener tips and tricks for staying healthy on vacation. When talking about what she watched in the last week, Merritt reviews two apocalypse-themed movies and a new Netflix series about a now defunct revenge porn website run by Hunter Moore.
In the Beck & Call segment, Merritt answers listener questions about big age gaps in dating, trying trends that don't always make sense for you, and taking care of designer clothes, bags and shoes. Call into the Beck & Call hotline at 214-620-0473 to ask Merritt for advice, or you can submit your questions to email@example.com!
MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: Herb & Wood (downtown San Diego), Waverly (Cardiff), La Valencia Hotel (La Jolla), Valentina (Encinitas), jolie.com">Jeune et Jolie (Carlsbad Village), Urban Crave, The Happening, Geostorm, Greenland, The Most Hated Man On The Internet (Netflix)
This week's episode is a little all over the place! First, I share my first experience getting a tarot card reading. Then, I chronicle the last week I've spent vacationing in Carlsbad, California, from the things I bought at the outlet mall 1.5 hours away, to the annoying symptoms I'm currently dealing with following a bee sting on Tuesday. I then share a review of some recent favorite purchases (including food, beauty and fashion!), followed by the Beck & Call segment where I answer listener questions about how to know whether to continue with your self-employment journey or to go back to working for someone else, and how to deal with an awful neighbor.
Have an advice question for Merritt? Call the hotline at 214-620-0473 or email firstname.lastname@example.org! Questions are answered anonymously and can be on any topic.
THINGS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: H6 Zoom Recorder, Valentina Restaurant in Encinitas, Desert Hills Premium Outlets, Westfield UTC Shopping Center, Law & Order SVU, Persuasion on Netflix, Don't Make Me Go on Amazon Prime, The Stand by Stephen King, Alo Yoga's Seamless Delight High Neck Bra, Spanx Breast of Both Worlds Bra, Ladera Foods Almond Pecan Granola, Reformation Ellie Sandals, Benefit Sugarbomb Blush, Milk Bar's Pie Ice Cream, bucket-cuir-triomphe-in-smooth-calfskin-198243DU3.03ND.html">Celine Small Bucket Cuir Triomphe bag, Cuyana Leather Travel Case Set.
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