You guys asked for it and we DELIVERED. Our Foxhole interview with Amanda McClements, CEO and Founder of Salt + Sundry and Little Leaf Shop. Amanda was a write for Food + Wine for 15 years before she decided to take the leap into retail opening her first Salt + Sundry shop in Union Market. Amanda's take on business and life is just SO DOWN TO EARTH but still so positive - her perspective is refreshing and inspiring at the same time. Also, don't mind Erin asking her how she gets her teeth so white LOL. This one is GOLD so listen, tell your friends and spread love little foxes.Read More
IT'S JUST US in today's episode where we test out our new PROFESH microphone in which we surprised ourselves and set it up with no outside help - AYYOOO! And we talk in detail about our first year of self employment, the highs, the lows, the learning experiences and even some things that happened for us outside of business. Of course it wouldn't be an episode of Down the Foxhole if we didn't talk about something inappropriate so we open with thrombosed hemorrhoids and getting a colonoscopy.Read More
We're back recording after TWO WHOLE MONTHS with a really awesome live coaching session with Brenna Reppert, the florist behind Thistle & Lace Florals. Of course we talk about non-sensical things like butt sweat and overalls for pregnancy but really this episode cover SO MUCH for side hustle entrepreneurs or even entrepreneurs in their first few years of business.Read More
FOXES get ready for a super fun episode! This week we talk with Julien Garmen, of It's Julien and Aperture Coffee Roasters. Her newest venture with her husband has led her to follow another passion of her - coffee, not to mention she's one of the OGs of the fashion blogging world. Plus, she's a new mama to an adorable newborn now! Talk about turning passions into your work and designing your life. She's got some serious hustle, plus she's just plain fun to be around. Plus, that dress. Check it out - let us know what you think! Xx, Casey + ErinRead More
Prepare to be blown away this week by our interview with Indie Lee, creator and founder of Indie Lee and eco-chic beauty care line. In 2008, Indie (who then went by Lisa) was diagnosed with a brain tumor and given six months to live. Her perspective and honesty is inspiring and so beautiful. When we weren't laughing with Indie, we had chills. The insight and motivation you'll get from this episode is UNREAL and we are so excited to help Indie tell her story so you can gain her wisdom. Enjoy!Read More
This week we talk with Dr. Megan Brown, a certified, "retired" Physical Therapist and Pilates studio owner of Mind the Mat in Alexandria and Arlington, VA. Casey and Erin ask questions about, you guessed it, getting older and our bods and Megan addresses how to take care of your body in your 30s to prevent pain in your 40s SO LISTEN UP FOXES. We also talk the usual random shit like stripper names, chicken nuggets and beach cocktails. Enjoy this episode - Dr. Megan Brown is as amazing and inspiring as she is funny.Read More
We're throwing it back this week to share one of our MOST LISTENED episodes, our coaching session with Ali K, so our new listeners can soak up all the goodness. We'll be back with a new episode next week!
FROM OG EPISODE: It's our second LIVE coaching session! Erin and Casey sit down with Ali and get into some personal thangs to try and help Ali get our of her own beautiful little head. We talk about why societal timelines and deadlines are BULLSHIT (i.e. get married, buy a house, have a kid by 30, etc.), whether or not you can learn entrepreneurial tendencies, why dark days strengthen your optimisim muscles and literally SO MUCH MORE.Read More
This episode, our interview with Ashli Stockton, Founder and CEO of Leisure of Sunday Forever is a MUST LISTEN. We talk about Barbara Walters, ironing dollar bills, swallowing frogs (yes, you read that right) and baby animal accounts. If we haven't convinced you yet to hole up with some coffee (or wine!) and listen to this episode, Ashli drops all kinds of wisdom gold on what it REALLY takes to start your own brand, how a Sunday at 6 o'clock inspired it all and why we can ALL have NICE THINGS.
This week we are exploring brick and mortar via the talented and uber cool Mallory Shelter! Mallory Shelter of Mallory Shelter Jewelry and Brief Assembly pop up shop talks to us about her slow grow to success and gets real about trial and error in brick and mortar retail. Hint hint: she has no idea what she was doing when she first dove in to creating pop-up shot Brief Assembly. This episode is a can't miss if you're thinking about going offline and in-stores! Mallory is chockfull of realness, grit and inspiration.Read More
This week we are getting serious, lawyer serious. Just kidding, kind of. In this episode we chat with Ashlee Hightower owner of Contracts for Creatives and the style blog Cobalt Chronicles to talk about taking her side hustle full time and Ashlee gets real with where most creative slip up in their contracts. Erin and Casey both chat with Ashlee about real life legal and contract issues they've had come up in the past few monthsRead More
LIVE COACHING SESSION #4!! Katie Marshall of Katie Marshal Wellness came to us this Spring to be on DTFH to chat about how to take her business to the next level. We cover everything from scaling, moving your business across the country, preparing for baby (!) and focusing on the longterm of business to figure out the short term steps and goals to there. We also spend about 5 minutes too long talking about bagels and some other random goodness. Enjoy!Read More
EPISODE 25!! Today we talk with Tori of Circa Designs and Amanda of Grade A Fresh Marketing on their decisions to scale and not to scale and what they like about scaling and not scaling. This episode is CHOCKFULL of goodness especially if you've been weighing on the whole scaling thing for awhile. Both Tori and Amanda are rockstar business women, you'll get great insights from this episode even if you aren't a point where scaling is on your mind.Read More