Building Household with Hailey & Amy

Building Household with Hailey & Amy

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Sharing the ins and outs of running a successful blog, photography business and social media channels. Our goal is to pull the curtain back, answer any and all of your questions about starting up a business and create a community where we can help you …


Finding Inspiration Outside of Your Industry
Jun 17 • 43 min
We’ve chatted about sources of inspiration in the past, but never before have we got this specific about what really inspires (and doesn’t inspire) each of us. Tune in as we talk through how challenging it can be to stay in your lane and find success…
Re-Learning and Holding Your Worth In Business
May 20 • 49 min
We’ve covered worth in previous episodes but as freelance businesses owners it resurfaces again and again. You move through a slower time where you’re more likely to bend your pricing and worth and then things pick back up again and you have to remind…
Our Experience with Running & Operating Female Run Businesses
Apr 15 • 48 min
In this episode we dive into what it has been like to each start and run our businesses as women. We tackle the typical pitfalls we’ve fell into, what we’ve done to overcome those challenges and how we have found strength and confidence through the…
The Benefits and Downfalls of Workflow with Outsourced Help & Employees
Apr 1 • 46 min
Whether you hire a manager, assistant or agent there are potential benefits and downfalls to outsourcing when it comes to workflow. On this episode we talk through each of our experiences when it comes to workflow when others are involved, our tips on…
Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes, Turn and Face the Strange!
Mar 27 • 41 min
Major changes are happening for both of us and it feels a little crazy! Get the scoop on what Amy learned from this year’s Family Narrative conference, how she plans to apply it to her business and how she’s moving through the transition. And, learn what…
When It’s Important To Fake It Till You Make It
Mar 21 • 43 min
We’ve all been in the uncomfortable position of having the opportunity to do something in our career that’s just outside our skillset or the comfort zone of our skillset. It can be overwhelming and exciting, but we’ve learned that despite your…
30 Lessons We’ve Learned That Every Freelancer Should Know
Mar 11 • 71 min
Today, on Building Household with Hailey & Amy, we’re celebrating our 30th episode by sharing the lessons we’ve learned since starting each of our businesses. These have helped shape how we run things, how we manage work-from-home life, how we create…
How We’re Working Through Our Growing Pains
Mar 4 • 58 min
On this episode we both get real real about the growing pains we’re each experiencing at the moment. Listen as we share how we’re working our way through them and seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. Honestly, this conversation was therapeutic for…
Mentorship, Differences in Markets and Reinvesting in Your Business
Feb 25 • 52 min
On this episode we’re sitting down with Mariah, the founder and photographer, behind Mariah Cropley Photography. We chat about everything from how she started her businesses to how she first connected with Amy (her mentor) and everything in between. It’s…
A Ramble of New Year’s Resolutions
Jan 8 • 43 min
Tune in as we ramble our way through each of our New Year’s resolutions and the ways we want to shape and change our businesses this year. Plus, catch our very special guest… Owen Drew! ;)
Getting Clear With Your Clients About The Way You Work
Nov 30, 2018 • 52 min
We’ve all dealt with clients who just don’t “get it”. In the midst of the busiest time of the year, we are realizing now more than ever the importance of getting clear with our clients about the way we work. Discussing why we need to be proactive when it…
Speaking Up About What Matters on Social Media
Oct 18, 2018 • 43 min
Given the political climate it seems that now more than ever people are speaking up about what matters on social media. On this episode we chat through each of our stances on making things personal and political with our businesses online and in real…
Forget the Money & Reignite Your Creative Spark
Oct 11, 2018 • 71 min
Forget the money, forget the numbers and think back to why you originally started your business. It’s so easy to misplace our passion when we are caught up in hustling but today we’re getting real honest about each of our creative realities and how we…
Re-Prioritizing Your Life To Make Room For Intentional Creativity
Aug 28, 2018 • 49 min
In a culture where more is more it can feel nearly impossible to pause, take stock of what’s important and take a slower route than you originally planned when it comes to your business. Today we are sitting down with Shannon Althin, the co-founder of…
What Do You Do When You Overcommit?
Aug 14, 2018 • 47 min
On today’s episode we’re catching you guys up on life these last few weeks, how overwhelming our workloads and lives have been, and how we have learned to navigate the pitfalls of overcommitting as creatives. As much as there are benefits to being yes…
The Photography Basics You Need to Know
Jul 20, 2018 • 45 min
On this episode Amy is spilling all her photography basics for anyone who is interested in improving their photography either on their phone or camera. Listen in as we run through what you need to know about lighting, aperture, shutter-speed, composition…
The Perks of Identifying Your Dream Client
Jul 12, 2018 • 51 min
Last week we sat down and answered a series of questions to help each of us identify our dream clients. It brought such clarity to us on the why behind our businesses and gave us a new perspective when it comes to putting content and services into the…
Quitting Your Day Job Isn’t Always the Answer
Jul 3, 2018 • 44 min
On this episode we share some of the realities of being a freelancer and how quitting your day job isn’t always the answer. We are both beyond grateful for our businesses, but working for yourself isn’t always as easy as it seems. We chat about what we…
All About Our Working Relationship
Jun 28, 2018 • 48 min
After a necessary week off to nurture our friendship we are back at it and we’re talking all about our working relationship. We get questions from you guys all the time about how our dynamic works and today we’re breaking down everything from payment to…
Social Media & Mental Health
Jun 13, 2018 • 58 min
We’re discussing social media, mental health and how we can all attempt to keep things in perspective. We chat a lot about each of our whys’, staying authentic, finding happiness outside of material success and the ways in which we can make social media a…
Getting Real About Being Broke
Jun 7, 2018 • 61 min
So happy we had the chance to sit down with Sam Thompson, the owner of Standard Wax, a wonderful Phoenix based candle company, about what it’s really like to be an independent business owner in the midst of a slow summer (AKA we’re all broke, people).
Failure, Fear & Vulnerability are Part of the Creative Process
May 28, 2018 • 67 min
Discussing the inevitable failure, fear and vulnerability that is part of any and all creative processes!
Best Practices from the Pinterest Team
May 14, 2018 • 57 min
Sharing insights directly from the Pinterest team on how to best use the platform for your business!
Everything You Need to Know About Your Finances as a Freelancer
May 7, 2018 • 64 min
Tune in as we discuss budgeting, saving and transitioning into a full-time freelance career with Krystin Boylan!
Goal Setting At Any Phase of Business
May 1, 2018 • 60 min
Chatting about goal setting despite the phase you’re at in your business!
Creating a Business That Will Live on to Tell Your Story
Apr 23, 2018 • 54 min
Sharing our reasoning behind creating businesses that will live on to tell our stories!
How to Make Money from Brand Partnerships and Photography
Apr 16, 2018 • 45 min
Sharing how we have managed to make money from brand partnerships and photography!
Why Instagram Isn’t As Important As You Think
Apr 9, 2018 • 66 min
Chatting today about why you need more to your business than a killer feed and large following to be successful!
How to Streamline Your Workflow
Apr 2, 2018 • 63 min
Chatting about the apps that are essential in each of our businesses!
Defining Your Brand & Sticking to It
Mar 26, 2018 • 52 min
Today we’re chatting about defining your brand and sticking to it.
Staying Inspired in the Midst of Bad Days & Slow Seasons
Mar 19, 2018 • 55 min
Sharing how we stay inspired through bad days and slow seasons!
Learning Your Strengths, Weaknesses and When to Outsource
Mar 12, 2018 • 58 min
There’s something to be said for learning your strengths, weaknesses and finding ways to optimize your time as a business owner; Today’s topic: outsourcing!
Navigating Hate & Creating a Support System
Mar 5, 2018 • 47 min
Sharing our personal experiences with naysayers, self-hate and how to find your own support system as a freelancer.
When to Work for Free & When to Say No
Feb 26, 2018 • 50 min
Sharing when to work for free and when it’s crucial to say no!
Finding Your Creative Path
Feb 19, 2018 • 45 min
In this episode we’re talking all about finding your creative path and how we found ours!
How We Started Household Mag.
Feb 12, 2018 • 47 min
Listen as we share how we started Household Mag. and what this podcast is all about!