February 18th, 2019 | Season 3 | 1 hr 9 mins
Gretchen Klobucar is bomb right out the gate with talk of her one little word and The Enneagram Test. She quickly goes into the ways that she has grown and become more mature over these past few months. The girls also discuss their evolved definitions of ‘happy’ .
Gretchen reveals the meaning behind her handle @planfortomorrEAUX, her perspective on her online identity + being a brand ambassador, authenticity on social media,
February 11th, 2019 | Season 3 | 1 hr 14 mins
Amanda + Kristin talk about where each other are in their personal partner relationships. Kristin has been with Jeff for 10 years now, and Amanda just got out of a relationship + is newly single. A & K chat about the next steps they’ve been thinking of and all that’s swirled into this topic.
The girls discuss lessons learns, questions they have, and who has been influencing them on the internet.
February 4th, 2019 | Season 3 | 1 hr 10 mins
It is the month of LOVE and we here at Crafty Ass Female thought we’d be a bit rebellious and chat on the topic of break-ups because —as you ladies probably already know — breaking up is hard to do! Amanda just went through (is still going through?) a major one, and Kristin’s had her fair share of them as well. We only scratched the surface with this episode, but scratched it has been.
January 28th, 2019 | Season 3 | 59 mins 9 secs
Amanda + Kristin talk about how they’ve been actualizing this season’s theme WORK SMARTER, NOT HARDER, while sprinkling fun chit-chat back and forth about TV and TV Guide Christmas trees and other things on their mind. (Let’s keep it casual.)
A + K also talk about working smarter in terms of reorganizing your space, and shifting the way you react to the alarm signals your brain can send you.
January 21st, 2019 | Season 3 | 1 hr 28 mins
Hey, crafty ass females! Today’s show is our fourth re-release from our episode archives that we are affectionately calling ‘FROM THE VAULT’. As we prepare for the second half of season 3 - we will be pulling some of our most relevant & favorite episodes from season 1 to share with you again. TODAY: a re-release of EP. 14 where Amanda + Kristin talk about the 'rut of the mind' called COMPARISON-ITIS. Enjoy, if you haven’t heard it yet.
January 14th, 2019 | Season 3 | 1 hr 26 mins
Hey, crafty ass females! We are two weeks into the new year + here we go! Today’s show is another re-release from our episode archives that we are affectionately calling ‘FROM THE VAULT’. As we prepare for the second half of season 3 - we will be pulling some of our most relevant & favorite episodes from seasons 1 + 2 to share with you again. TODAY: a re-release of EP. 10 where Amanda + Kristin explore the question ‘WHY DO WE SCRAPBOOK?’. Enjoy, if you haven’t heard it yet.
January 7th, 2019 | Season 3 | 1 hr 21 mins
Hey, crafty ass females! This post is another re-release from our episode archives that we are affectionately calling ‘FROM THE VAULT’. As we prepare for the second half of season 3 - we will be pulling some of our most relevant & favorite episodes from seasons 1 + 2 to share with you again. TODAY: a re-release of EP. 08 where Amanda + Kristin explore the question ‘WHAT’S YOUR THING?’. Enjoy, if you haven’t heard it yet.
December 31st, 2018 | Season 3 | 1 hr 24 mins
Hey, crafty ass females! Happy New Year’s Eve! This post is our first re-release from our episode archives that we are affectionately calling ‘FROM THE VAULT’. Today and for the next few Mondays - as Amanda + Kristin are prepping for the second half of season 3 - we will be pulling some of our most relevant & favorite episodes from seasons 1 + 2 to share with you again. First up: a re-release of EP. 05 on the social media phenomenon known as BEST NINE. Enjoy, if you’ve never heard it before.
December 24th, 2018 | Season 3 | 57 mins 13 secs
Amanda + Kristin start the episode chatting about where they are with their December Dailies and what’s been working. They then go into talking about how they got “so much better at life this year” and explore if the podcast could have had something to do with that. (Ummm…DUH.)
A + K also talk about growing up, how self-respect means being able to take care of yourself, the pursuit of happiness vs. happiness, and the importance of asking for HELP.
December 17th, 2018 | Season 3 | 51 mins 54 secs
In this episode you'll hear Amanda + Kristin reflect about favorite moments, lessons learned, + what it’s been like to host this podcast for the past year.
A + K talk about how they measure success when it comes to the podcast, a little behind the scenes of how the show’s produced (thanks, Jeff!), and the difference between being driven and being drawn.
December 10th, 2018 | Season 3 | 1 hr 2 mins
According to Ali Edwards, the creator of the annual one little word® project, a single word can be a powerful thing. It can be the ripple in the pond that changes everything. It can be sharp and biting, or rich and soft and slow.
In this episode you'll hear Amanda + Kristin talk about their experiences leading up to choosing their words for 2019. After ‘trying on’ many different words, Kristin recently woke up to her new one little word®. Amanda, on the other hand, has known her word for a while, and in explaining how + why - for the first time in the podcast’s history - sheds some tears. This episode reveals just how important this project is to us. xo
December 3rd, 2018 | Season 3 | 53 mins 19 secs
Eliza Kapitan talks to A + K about how her podcast Craft Hangout came to be + how it’s evolved. She also discusses attending + speaking at Podcast Movement, the world’s largest gathering of podcasters.
The ladies then chat about keeping the imperfect parts of conversations while recording into the final cut of the episode, and how Eliza makes guests feel at ease right from the beginning.
November 26th, 2018 | Season 3 | 39 mins 29 secs
Amanda + Kristin each chose a few of their favorite things in a gift guide round-up. The girls also talk about how the story behind WHY you chose a specific gift for a particular person can make all the difference, how the mindless mall-searching is the worst (!!!), and the type of gifts that come with a permission to regift if necessary! No stress!
OMG, everybody…it’s the holidays. We’re in it; they’re here. Let’s get through it together! Love you!
November 19th, 2018 | Season 3 | 42 mins 59 secs
Amanda + Kristin start this episode with a chat about what their plans are for this year’s upcoming Thanksgiving, and different things they’ve done for Thanksgivings past: REDOs & ‘scrimmages’.
The girls also talk BOUNDARIES + VALUES, which as so key during time with family - and suggest ways to cope: take a longer-than-usual bathroom break, a fake nap, or hang with the kiddos! You can also buffer the evening with board games!
The convo gradually shifts into the day-after Black Friday gift-giving season & ways to be resourceful in that as well. [Sigh.] Holidays!
November 12th, 2018 | Season 3 | 1 hr 3 mins
Today on the podcast we are thrilled to share with you our friend and fellow Awesome Lady, Nicole Reaves. She is a wife, a mama to one of each, and a life-long Michigander. She has been scrapbooking through a variety of formats over the last 13 years, though after several bouts of overwhelm + burnout, Nicole recently simplified her approach to memory-keeping to involve more intention + less stuff. As she rediscovers her authentic voice + style, Nicole has committed to mindful consumption in order to live, and document, her best life.
November 5th, 2018 | Season 3 | 1 hr 22 mins
Jess Roebuck, a listener of the podcast from the beginning, talks to A + K about how she just ‘went for it’ & reached out to us to be on the show, how she got into scrapbooking, and how she resourcefully figured out where to channel her professional energy.
The ladies touch on a fun variety of topics including UK vs. US maternity leave, what’s considered ‘dinner’ and ‘tea’ in England, tips for how to craft with glitter, the struggle to be a scrapbooker overseas, and memory keeping that you want to SCRAP vs. projects you want to SHARE.