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The Duchess of Sassy Town

The Duchess of Sassy Town

By The Duchess of Sassy Town
A crafty (mainly paper crafting) self-care podcast with inspiration and encouragement to brighten your day, a place to learn something new about self care or creativity... from paper crafting to writing ... Right now the Duchess is on a healing and self care hiatus. She is researching and learning ways to bring encouragement and creativity into the podcast on a consistent basis, along with more features to brighten your day. Stay tuned to her IG page @theduchessofsassytown for news on her late Spring re-launch… spread the news!
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Fear and Self Care....
What is holding you back from trying new things, new crafts, new techniques... is it fear. Welcome to Season 3 of the Duchess of Sassy Town and get caught up on the new crafts, self care tips and general sassy-ness.....
October 31, 2021
Somewhere in the middle....
Just a quick blurb to let you know I'll be returning in the Fall.... September... with more fun and fabulousness....
July 06, 2021
Duchess Update
After a life upending stroke that has left the Duchess with some speech deficit, she is currently going to take some time off to recoup.
March 11, 2021
Special Guest Heidi Swapp dishes on DIY and Self-Care
Valentine's Day, a mixed bag for many... so let's talk about loving YOU by making sure your maintaining a schedule of self-care. Take care of you through many facets, including crafting... and on this special episode we have non other than my DIY and paper crafting hero, Heidi Swapp who not only teaches, designs great paper crafting and DIY projects, but is also a leader in the Light the Fight project that helps prevent suicide. So stay tuned and enjoy this special Valentine podcast...
February 13, 2021
The Black Friday Special
Instead of running yourself ragged trying to hit all the insanity and exposing yourself to Covid in the crazy crowds, grab a beverage, sit back and relax and listen to this special Holiday Episode of The Duchess of Sassytown. With crafty news and reviews, self care hacks, books and Holiday movies you won't be disappointed... 
November 28, 2020
I'm baaaaack....
After a Summer hiatus of self care and healing the Duchess will be returning the day after Thanksgiving for a Black Friday podcast full of fun, new crafty product reviews and a guide to get you through this uncertain Holiday season. 
November 06, 2020
I’m alive!
Just a teaser. Fun and creativity in planning stages...
August 31, 2020
Four Months of Quarantine and Creativity...
Four months.... it's been a long haul.... a lot has happened, so kick back, grab a cold beverage of choice and listen for crafty fun, self-care and so much more...
July 12, 2020
Hi podcast in creation mode..
Got great things coming your way.
June 29, 2020
Weekend teaser
Heidi Swapp, relaxation and so much more!
June 24, 2020
Just a teaser....
COVID 19 and Life in Crafting land has slowed down.... new show coming soon
June 09, 2020
International Scrapbook Day 2020
May 2, 2020... International Scrapbook Day... today all around the world scrapbookers are meeting online and celebrating a day of documenting... This episode we will talk about how scrapbooking has changed my life, about how scrapbookers around the world have strengthened their bond during these uncertain times....
May 03, 2020
Sacred Spaces Part 3 and a Special Message to those sheltering in place
The Duchess is concluding her series of Sacred Spaces on this day of Passover. Also finish listening as she has a special message to her listeners who are currently sheltering in place. 
April 09, 2020
Sacred Spaces Part Two and other Fun Listening Fodder
Part Two of the Sacred Spaces series, and other fun and creative fodder to help get you through these uncertain times.
April 01, 2020
Sacred Spaces and a New Normal...
During these uncertain times it is essential to maintain your self-care schedule, yes it does sound selfish, but you need to take care of you in order to take care of others. Whether you are on the front lines of first responders and medical services, or at home on lock down caring for others in your home. Now more than ever self-care is important. This is the first of four episodes called 'sacred spaces', addressing the aspect of spiritual self care.
March 24, 2020
Sacred Spaces... coming soon.
Just a teaser
March 19, 2020
For the Love of Crafting...
Craftiness and encouragement, that's what you'll find here at the Duchess of Sassy Town podcast... oh yeah, and a little sassy-ness. 
March 02, 2020
Checking in...
Note to self, it’s ok to check out once in a while, just remember to check back in. The Duchess is alive and kicking, just had a few detours last month and is taking time for herself, lots of self care, and also doing research for her upcoming podcast....TBA
February 02, 2020
Just checking in...
Get ready for Feb 1’s fab Podcast feature... Creativation! Yasss!
January 23, 2020
Planners, planners, and Oh yeah... a podcast about Planners
For the newbie and seasoned planner this is the Duchess' take on Planners and the Planner life... enjoy.
December 22, 2019
Documenting December the Duchess Way! and on You Tube on my Duchess of Sassy Town channel I have uploaded my Documenting December using Heidi Swapp's Memory Dex and Winter Wonderland collection....
December 12, 2019
December Duchess Fun and Fabulousness....
 This episode is full of documenting your December, Christmas cards, Holiday Movie lists, Holiday self-care strategies and general sassy-ness as always.  So grab your 'moist-maker' post Thanksgiving sandwich and enjoy this podcast. 
December 01, 2019
Scrapbook Trends, Self Care and some Sassy Ramblings...
Talking about the latest scrapbook trends hitting the craft stores, creating your self care spa day kit  and the new must see Holiday movie.. yes it's early. And yes I'm one of THOSE people.
November 09, 2019
Card Making, Hygge and Good Books!
The Duchess is back for a fun episode celebrating World Card Making Day and so much more. Learn about the Danish self-care philosophy that is called Hygge, get all the hot paper crafting news, and curl up with a good book...
October 05, 2019
Christmas in July!!!!
Well, July is almost over, but before we shut the door on this month we're going to celebrate Christmas in July here with The Duchess of Sassy Town. Today we will talk about new Christmas paper and fun crafty goodness coming out, we will review the WR Memory Keepers Universal magnetic cutting mat for the Foil Quill and what's in YOUR movie stack for Christmas faves....and much much more!!!
July 27, 2019
Healing and the Triangle of Self Care - A Special Mid-Week episode...
The triangle of complete self care is physical, mental and spiritual. Today's episode is going to focus on healing following a major physical illness. Take your resting time, your you time to listen, and there is a full manuscript on my blog The Duchess of Sassy Town with the entry date of 7/24/2019, all material is under copyright, so please note if you share on social media... thank you. You listeners have been amazing and I thank you for your continued support.  Please let me know what you think by sending me a shout out on Instagram @theduchessofsassytown! 
July 25, 2019
Set Your Self Care Boundaries, Amy Tangerine's Happy Box and more Summer Fun
Set your self care boundaries... listen to your body! Amy Tangerine's Happy Box set from The Happy Planner's is now available for purchase, some more about the Duchess Book Stack, and so much more....
June 15, 2019
The Dark Side of the Crafting Industry, Camping and Memory Keeping, Book stacks and more..
Heads up, I'm going to talk about the dark side of the papercrafting and crafting industry that no one seems to want to address... and that's cliques and crafting bullies,  Yup, I'm going to go there. On a lighter note, I'm also going to talk about memory keeping while camping,  What's in your bookstack? Find out what's in the Duchess book stack for this upcoming camping trip. Plus fun and exciting crafting news.... 
May 31, 2019
International Scrapbook Day 2019
Well, life happened, and the camping trip was cancelled... So... you are now getting this fantastic episode created especially for International Scrapbooking Day... yes, it is a thing unless you already know. Today, and throughout most of this weekend. In this episode I will talk about my journey with scrapbooking, various types of scrabpooking and lots of industry news and tidbits!!! 
May 04, 2019
More Visions, Setting up a self care kit, and crafty news...
We'll be continuing our vision board series by setting up a 'portable'  vision board in your planner or TN.  Our self Care Saturday will be all about creating a self-care kit to always have on hand... sort of a permanent spa basket. 
April 27, 2019
Pom Poms, Vision Boards and Sleep Oh My....
Pom Pom's are hot! And here we have a DIY pom pom planner clip for this week's craft. Plus tune in for the latest in paper crafting news. Self Care Saturday we will talk about getting rest... REAL good rest, naps, and a good night's sleep. Plus we are starting our vision board project this weekend... so get those magazines ready... and cork boards... Next week we WILL be talking about putting a mini version of our vision boards into our planners or traveler's notebooks. Whew... now the Duchess needs a nap... stay tuned throughout the week for teasers of next week's podcast... and I assure you it will not be this long.... (sorry...)
April 14, 2019
Pom Poms, Yoga on You Tube and Crafty News....
Featuring the craft for the month of April ... a Pom Pom wreath using Heidi Swapp's Pom Pom making kit,  Self-Care Saturday feature... online yoga from Yoga instructor Yoga with Adrienne, and crafty news from the WWW! Plus introducing our Encouragement challenge and more!!!
March 30, 2019
Crafty Encouragement and Self Care
The official premiere podcast of the Duchess of Sassy Town, Kimberly Rae Cole. Paper crafting industry news, an editorial from the Duchess herself on being a new crafter, DIY Calming Gummies and self care...
March 22, 2019